Principal Architect-Hybris
San Francisco, CA
Job Description
Chief Architect

Qualification: Science / Engineering graduate

Responsibility:Innovation and Thought Leadership:
  • Incubate new product assets/ tools/ concepts to improve non linear revenue a€¢ Create, publish/ review white papers / technical papers.
  • Present the papers in national/ international publications & conferences.
  • Foster a innovative culture within the team( eg, Encourage teams to identify solutions from other industries / verticals / partners and apply to problem context).
  • Identify newer opportunities for contribution / newer ways of leveraging technology for solving customer problems.
  • Understand the clients requirements, pain points and arrive at a customized solution by rightly positioning Cognizant assets.
  • Collaborate with technology groups and other alliances to bring best practices on various technologies and tools.
Technology Consulting: • Understand the customer problem / engagement objectives.
  • Develop custom solution by leveraging assets / services from the global market place Provide recommendations to the client on tools, technologies for deployment on the basis of features, cost, performance etc.
  • Build relationships and credibility with customers.
  • Identify the appropriate quality model/ standard/ measure to be adopted in the project in conjunction with the customer requirements.
  • Influence the customer to adopt the appropriate point of view on the solution aspects ( eg, quality standard, solution option, technology option etc).
COE / Practice Roadmap - Business Planning and Development: • Understand trends in technology landscape, customer buying patterns, market place shifts(eg, M&A, product expiry etc) & identify newer opportunities for contribution.
  • Understand pain points from a customer/vertical perspective for developing specific solutions.
  • Develop business case for the new service offering.
  • Identify the customer segment to position the new offering.
  • Develop the high level build and launch plan/priority for the offerings in alignment with Cognizant focus areas.
  • Develop the skills plan & budget requirements to support the new / current offerings.
  • Develop business case for the initiatives.
New Solution Development: • Identify objectives and define the planning process.
  • Develop solution blueprint a€" involving partner capabilities, inhouse capabilities and new build.
  • Create inhouse capabilities to support delivery in these new offerings.
  • Develop business case , joint GTM plan with the partner and collaterals.
  • Create artifacts from perspective of technology, product, domain and infrastructure as applicable.
Alliance Management: • Collaborate with alliances to bring best practices on various technologies and tools.

Knowledge Management & Capability Development: • Identify technical skill gaps / capability gaps in comparison with the applicable business plan for the team.
  • Arrive at roadmap to close the skills/ capability gap in collaboration with internal and external partners as appropriate.
  • Support talent acquisition activities.
  • Develop / Review collaterals from current/past engagements.
Project Control and Review: • Provide technical SME support in reviewing large transformational / complex technical solutions / data models in terms of compliance to requirements, efficiency of solution or implementation.
  • Act as the final escalation support for the respective technology areas.
IP Building and Management: • Identify patentable components in the solution and follow up on IP filing with the necessary teams.

People Management: • Understand aspirations of associates, identify programs and certifications, growth areas for associates based on aspirations, project requirements.
  • Mentor and coach associates.
  • Monitor and manage the team member performance.
Asset Development and Governance: • As part of innovation / solution development, arrive at the asset development plan and business case.
  • Provide the technical leadership, support and governance to build the assets.
  • Propagate the appropriate consumers a€" both internal and external.
  • Monitor the effectiveness of assets developed.
Sales Support and Project Estimation: • Develop (for large deals) / Review technical solution proposed.
  • Develop (for large deals) / Review estimates for proposed solution.
  • Validate/Propose leverage of accelerators.
Technical Skills SNo Primary Skill Proficiency Level * Rqrd./Dsrd. 1 SAP Hybris Commerce PL4 Required 2 Hybris PL4 Required 3 HYBRIS PLATFORM PL4 Required

Domain Skills SNo Primary Skill Proficiency Level * Rqrd./Dsrd. 1 eCommerce PL4 Required

  • Proficiency Legends Proficiency Level Generic Reference PL1 The associate has basic awareness and comprehension of the skill and is in the process of acquiring this skill through various channels. PL2 The associate possesses working knowledge of the skill, and can actively and independently apply this skill in engagements and projects. PL3 The associate has comprehensive, in-depth and specialized knowledge of the skill. She / he has extensively demonstrated successful application of the skill in engagements or projects. PL4 The associate can function as a subject matter expert for this skill. The associate is capable of analyzing, evaluating and synthesizing solutions using the skill.
Employee Status : Full Time Employee
Shift : Day Job
Travel : No
Job Posting : Jul 25 2019

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Job Type Full-time