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Infrastructure Principal Architect

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Date: Feb 7, 2019

Location: Dallas, TX, US

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 39192 


At NTT DATA Services, we know that with the right people on board, anything is possible. The quality, integrity, and commitment of our employees are key factors in our company’s growth, market presence and our ability to help our clients stay a step ahead of the competition. By hiring the best people and helping them grow both professionally and personally, we ensure a bright future for NTT DATA Services and for the people who work here.


NTT DATA Services currently seeks a Infrastructure Principal Architect to join our team in Dallas, Texas (US-TX), United States (US).



People make NTT DATA – so wherever in the world they work, everyone is rewarded for their contribution. Ready to develop your career in a truly global company? Within Infrastructure and Cloud Computing LoB at NTT DATA, we are looking for a Principal Architect to join our team in the US.


NTT DATA provides end-to-end solutions that enable more affordable and accessible technology around the world, empowering people everywhere to do more. You will be part of a collaborative team that believes in honest communication, shares creativity and welcomes different perspectives. There is a winning culture built on a platform of integrity and a spirit of innovation. We will also provide the mentoring, training and opportunities for you to fulfil your ambitions and potential.


Key Responsibilities


  • Responsible for designing and architecting solutions in Infrastructure Outsourcing area (including End user computing, Data Centre & Cloud Services, Network and Security Services) across various industry verticals globally.
  • Apply domain expertise and innovative ideas to architect/design winning solutions by collaborating closely working with Bid Managers, onsite sales teams, internal delivery organizations, Domain SME’s and 3rd party vendors
  • Understand customer needs/requirements (via workshops, meetings etc) and translate these needs into a winning solution approach and position NTT DATA to win new business
  • Lead the overall solution approach including transformation approach (from as-is to to-be state) to enable business outcomes for customer
  • Acts as an advocate for the client, as the ultimate authority on the architecture designed to address client business problems
  • Composes RFP/RFI responses and applicable services agreements (e.g. Statements of Work, SLA documentation, etc.) that specify processes, technology, staffing, deliverables, commitments, risk, and project management aspects of a solution.


Essential Requirements

  • 5+ years of combined experience in either/or Business Development, Pre-Sales and Solution Design including Proposal Development, Cost/effort estimations, transition plans, deal structures, SLA definition, SLA penalties onsite/ offshore team composition, delivery models, transformation and service coverage
  • Expert understanding of foundational architectural concepts (design, business technology strategy, quality management, human dynamics, and IT environment)
  • Experience in architecting solutions, ability to understand customer pain points, requirements and translate these into a winning solution approach, responding to RFPs for infrastructure management Outsourcing Services
  • Strong client facing and communication skills and capable to independently think, conduct customer workshops articulate and comprehend customer pain points in technology and commercial areas for providing solutions.
  • Good knowledge of end-to-end IT Infrastructure operations, ITIL, Service Management and infrastructure landscape

Desirable Requirements


  • Experience Managing Outsourcing engagements




Our people are the most critical component of our long-term success and their health and wellbeing are our priority. You will enjoy a comprehensive, locally competitive benefits package.


This position is only available to those interested in direct staff employment opportunities with NTT DATA, Inc. or its subsidiaries.  Please note, 1099 or corp-2-corp contractors or the equivalent will NOT be considered. We offer a full comprehensive benefits package that starts from your first day of employment.                                                                                


About NTT DATA Services


NTT DATA Services partners with clients to navigate and simplify the modern complexities of business and technology, delivering the insights, solutions and outcomes that matter most. We deliver tangible business results by combining deep industry expertise with applied innovations in digital, cloud and automation across a comprehensive portfolio of consulting, applications, infrastructure and business process services.


NTT DATA Services, headquartered in Plano, Texas, is a division of NTT DATA Corporation, a top 10 global business and IT services provider with 118,000+ professionals in more than 50 countries, and NTT Group, a partner to 88 percent of the Fortune 100. Visit to learn more.


NTT DATA, Inc. (the “Company”) is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business needs.  The Company will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other class protected by law.  To comply with applicable laws ensuring equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability, the Company will make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability who is an applicant or an employee unless undue hardship to the Company would result.




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Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

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