Solution Architect, Sr. 1
Entergy Corporation - New Orleans, LA

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Provide overall design guidelines for software and hardware integration, performance, reliability, operating, and security designs. Support business units in the creation of project business cases (e.g., success criteria). Capture business capability requirements, functional requirements, and expected service levels from business unit and stated EA solutions to create an actionable Business-IT roadmap (a long range plan for the business that identifies specific IT investments in applications and infrastructure to support business objectives). Capture business capability requirements, functional requirements, and expected service levels from business unit and stated EA solutions to create an actionable Business-IT roadmap (a long range plan for the business that identifies specific IT investments in applications and infrastructure to support business objectives). Work with BA, PM, and QA teams to review test strategies and requirements traceability. Ensure business and functional requirements are maintained throughout the development/configuration process (requirements traceability matrix). Review and analyze usMaintain strong understanding of technology needs and solutions for the business unit. Regularly visit business units to assess satisfaction and identify follow-up education opportunities. Consider alternate delivery models for meeting business needs.Liaison between the client, vendors, project management and the technical team on questions, issues, and revisions to the solution architecture.

Minimum Requirements-Education

Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience. Advanced degree preferred.

Experience: At least 10 years of experience working with technology and how it supports the business

Minimum Requirements-Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

Deep understanding and practical experience of enterprise-wide technologies, including, but not limited to ERP systems, business intelligence tools, data warehousing and document management applications. Wide experience in developing customer-centric solutions. Working knowledge in all areas of technology (infrastructure, commercial applications, software development, end-user platforms, IT Operations). Excellent interpersonal communication, writing and presentation skills. Ability to communicate with and present effectively to all levels in the organization, including executive management. Working knowledge of architecture concepts and the ability to integrate business needs and technology capabilities."

Working Conditions/Essential Functions

Office environment with minimal physical requirements. As a provider of essential services, Entergy expects its

employees to be available to work additional hours, to work in alternate locations, and/or to perform additional

duties in connection with storms, outages, emergencies, or other situations as deemed necessary by the company.

Exempt employees may not be paid overtime associated with such duties.

About Entergy

Entergy Corporation is an integrated energy company engaged primarily in electric power production and retail distribution operations. Entergy owns and operates power plants with approximately 30,000 megawatts of electric generating capacity, including more than 10,000 megawatts of nuclear power, making it one of the nation’s leading nuclear generators.

Entergy delivers electricity to 2.8 million utility customers in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. Entergy has annual revenues of more than $10 billion and approximately 15,000 employees.

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The Entergy System of Companies expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of the Entergy System of Company employees to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated.

Additional Responsibilities: As a provider of essential services, Entergy expects its employees to be available to work additional hours, to work in alternate locations, and/or to perform additional duties in connection with storms, outages, emergencies, or other situations as deemed necessary by the company. Exempt employees may not be paid overtime associated with such duties.

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