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Consulting Solution Architect

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Date: Apr 12, 2019

Location: Plano, TX, US

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 43881 


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 Consulting Solution Architect to join our team in Plano, Texas (US-TX), United States (US).



Key Responsibilities:

  • Contributes to the FS sales pursuit strategy and driving the sales cycle together with the FS sales and client leaders
  • Leads the design of multiple service areas or technologies within a broader services solution
  • Participates or leads in client presentations at the senior management level or higher
  • Leads a team of vertical capability solution architects in the design of complex services solutions
  • Creates solution design assets for internal use to accelerate sales cycles and positively impact solutions quality
  • Leads negotiations with engagement partners and team members (vendors, subcontractors, customers, NTT DATA Services internal stakeholders) to define project goals and strategies for attaining them
  • Anticipates potential problems associated with the solution being developed.
  • Develops & leads execution of the technical risk management plan for the solution to be implemented.
  • Assesses business and technical impact of solutions, partnering with horizontal practices where appropriate.
  • Leads the implementation of solution or provides expert guidance to the solution implementation team

Key Skills:

  • Proficient in multiple business aspects of the FS with functional knowledge of applicable systems and technology platforms/packages common in the industry
  • Deep knowledge of how solutions fit into a client’s overall business architecture as well as technology implications of a solution
  • Subject matter expert in NTT DATA Services core digital offerings
  • Skills and experience in constructing complex solutions across operations, product design, risk management, customer support and technology
  • Thorough understanding of consulting services P&L and cash flow development and business impact of proposed solutions
  • In-depth knowledge of assessing operational risk on profitability and impacts to delivery including experience in assessing cost driver attributes of complex services


  • Influences a broad spectrum of stakeholders toward achieving business goals
  • Builds consensus
  • Ensures understanding of solutions by both business and technical, executive decision makers
  • Develops mutually beneficial strategic alliances with clients
  • Advises and councils key leadership on the latest trends, principles, practices, and/or technologies and their use in driving business outcomes


Preferred geography:

  • Tight alignment to NTT DATA Services consulting offerings spectrum as governed by the NTT DATA Services Digital Office located in Plano, TX
  • Able to travel extensively as needed per client demands
  • Able to travel to core NTT DATA Services FS hubs, including Charlotte, NC & New York City, NY


Basic Qualifications:

  • 10+ years of professional experience working in a technical environment
  • 5+ years providing solution architecture
  • 7+ years management consulting experience
  • 5+ years in a financial services environment



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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