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Principal Architect/Solution Architect -Technology at Cognizant in Auburn Hills, Michigan

Posted in Information Technology 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Solution Architect/Principal Architect


Science / Engineering graduate



Experienced, Practicing architect with in-depth experience in Java/JEE technologies, Exposure to JavaScript frameworks, with at least 13- 15 years of experience in the IT industry and having good knowledge in software development and architecture. Good knowledge of new frameworks, platform trends in the space of Cloud Computing , API Management, Microservices, distributed systems, (Incl. Kubernetes, Dockers, Kafka).


Roles & Responsibilities

Role : Senior AD level candidate with Enterprise Architecture experience and can offer his solutions across the portfolio in consultation with Client. It is an Overarching role and spans across the engagement. This is going to be a long-term role and the candidate should establish very good connect with Customer , define roadmap/strategy, drive initiatives and grow.








  • Expert level in Architecture and Design

  • Able to solve complex, multi-dimensional problems and deal comfortably with abstraction/fuzzy problems resulting in a robust, highly-scalable, and well-architected solution.

  • Strong background in architecture & design, to nurture/mentor development teams and facilitate building of high-performance applications.

  • Ability to provide design direction on large multi-tiered/complex applications & Participate in RFP/RFQ /Proactive proposals – business development activities.

  • Help teams to deliver robust solutions consistently and guide engineering teams toward a common methodology/standardization.

  • Ability to produce various design documents for example Software Architecture document, security architecture document, interface specification etc.

  • Ensures Code Design and its Quality for Application across the portfolio & Participate in code reviews, design reviews, architecture discussions & drive DevSecOps roll-out.

  • Proactively contributes beyond the project the deliverables for the organizational initiatives

  • Help Customer in their technology roadmap, Digital Journey and also share industry views






Technical Skills

SNo Primary Skill Proficiency Level * Rqrd./Dsrd.
1 Account Management Skills NA Required
2 Portfolio & Project mgmt (PPM) PL4 Required
3 Psft- Project Portfolio Mgmt 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.