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Cloud Native Solutions Architect

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Date: May 4, 2019

Location: Plano, TX, US

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 46462 


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 Cloud Native Solutions Architect to join our team in Plano, Texas (US-TX), United States (US).



Our Cloud Native business is rapidly growing and expanding and we are looking for a leader to help grow the Cloud Native practice.  This person will be instrumental in defining and launching new services our customers love, engaging with prospects, partners, & analysts to evangelize the portfolio, partnering with sales teams & clients to solution opportunities, and collaborating with the engineering team to build capabilities and talent.  This is an exciting opportunity to help lead a rapidly expanding business.


​​​​​​​Role Responsibilities:


  • Service Development: Leverage your expertise and market research to lead the definition and development of the cloud native services practice, delivery platforms, methodologies, and tools. Collaborate with others to define the practice roadmap and backlog


  • Pre-Sales Solution Architect: Lead initial client sales discussions to present our services portfolio and capabilities and to perform high level scoping and opportunity qualification


  • Thought Leadership & Evangelism: Represent the cloud native practice in industry events and consortiums and executive client briefings
  • Go-to-Market: Collaborate with sales, marketing, and strategic cloud native partners to build awareness, demonstrate thought leadership, and generate demand


  • Travel:  This position requires someone who can travel at least 25%.  


  • Preferred Location is Dallas,TX but remote candidates will be considered. 

Basic Required Qualifications:


  • 6+ years of professional experience in a software product management, software engineering, user experience design, application development consulting, or DevOps role
  • 3+ years of experience working with one or more of the following cloud solutions: PCF or CloudFoundry, Openshift, AWS, Azure, GCP, or Kubernetes
  • 3+ years working with stakeholders to understand requirements/user stories and define solutions



Highly Preferred Skills:

  • Degree: Bachelors in Business, Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent work experience
  • Analytical capabilities to understand business challenges or opportunities and to define plans or roadmaps to deliver innovative solutions
  • Experience in an agile product development team or experience as a solution architect for agile software development projects
  • Experience with cloud native applications, architecture principles, and leading development practices
  • Experience with small, agile product development teams
  • Experience with DevSecOps
  • Consulting experience within a Digital consultancy practice
  • Experience transforming product or software development practices to become more agile
  • Experience leading large enterprises through cloud transformations
  • Passion for learning and keeping up with new technologies


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.




Nearest Major Market: Plano
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas

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