A leading utility provider located in New York, NY is looking for a CC&B Solutions Architect - Utilities for a 12+ month contract.
Requirements and skills
Experience with integration of CC&B with other utility enterprise and operational systems such as core MDMS, MAMS, CIS, Work Management & etc.
In-depth knowledge of billing, credit and collections, customer management, payments, meter reads, meter management.
Ability to work as part of a highly technical team of professionals who are responsible for the architectural design, development, and deployment of CC&B technical solution to meet business requirements.
Work with users to prepare requirement analysis for implementation of new systems, integrations and enhancement of existing systems and integrations.
Strong organizational skills, technical expertise and architectural capabilities are essential in this role.
Takes the lead on issues requiring coordination with all internal IT groups and other organizations, including vendors to ensure that issues are addressed.
Provides recommendations for technical solutions, designs and architecture.
Clearly articulate technical issues or concepts to functional and business users.
Perform other related tasks and assignments as required.
Minimum of 5 years' experience designing, solutioning, implementing technologies in one or more domains, e.g. applications, data or integrating custom / commercially available application suites
Experience in development of architectures around one or more technology domains (e.g. application, data, advanced technologies, Software As A Service, Operating Systems, Mobility, etc.) &/or business process architectures.
Experience in evaluating technology and establishing standard implementations.
Solid understanding of architectural concepts and practices leading to solutions that are reliable, maintainable, reusable, scalable and extensible, e.g. service-oriented architectures.
Conversant in emerging technologies and practices, e.g. Big Data/Analytics, Cloud (SaaS, PaaS), mobile, sensors (Internet of Things).
Experience in selling new processes and techniques. Ability to communicate designs and give persuasive presentations. Must be able to interact with all levels of management and communicate technical concepts to a non-technical audience.
Ability to handle multiple assignments with changing priorities while meeting deadlines.
Must be flexible and able to work off-hours as required to support deployments, resolve production problems or respond to corporate emergencies.
Performs the role in a wide range of technology initiatives to support the business priorities of the company.
Supports the roadmaps in one or more IT domains, i.e. solution, application, business or data/information architecture.
Ensures integration within and between domains by assessing solution options and design information/data models and other models of the systems and IT environments.
Establishes and/or collaborates on solution architect standards and integration.
This position is necessary to optimize the company's AMI and CC&B portfolio and provide strong technical guidance.
About us: QED National is a leading IT consulting, solutions and staff augmentation firm, serving both the public and private sectors for over 27 years. Headquartered in midtown Manhattan, QED National's team is comprised of the brightest minds in the industry with the skills to solve the most complex technological problems.