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Sample solution architect job description

At [Company X], we strive to continually provide our customers with the high level of service and convenience they’ve come to expect in a changing world. A key part of this mission is ensuring we have optimized IT infrastructure — and to do that, we need a qualified and dedicated solution architect. Preferred candidates will be skilled at identifying pain points and designing or modifying technical solutions to solve company problems. The solution architect will be deeply involved in daily work across all business units, regularly interacting with both stakeholders and subject matter experts.

Objectives of this role

  • Develop an understanding of our existing IT infrastructure while actively searching for improvement areas

  • Streamline workflows by implementing inventive technical solutions

  • Engage with stakeholders, updating them on IT development processes and costs

  • Drive organization-wide process optimization

  • Meet short- and long-term business goals

  • Evaluate existing and emerging technologies on a regular basis


  • Design and test technical architecture

  • Connect with subject matter experts (SMEs) to identify problem areas 

  • Propose IT solutions to company challenges

  • Develop and review code

  • Ensure comprehensive IT documentation

  • Partner with teams across business functions to drive organizational efficiency

Skills and qualifications

  • Excellent analytical skills

  • Knack for finding creative solutions

  • Solid understanding of IT topics

  • Keen attention to detail

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Preferred qualifications

  • Familiarity with coding languages, operating systems, and databases

  • Understanding of process optimization and deployment

  • Experience working with various infrastructure platforms

  • Ability to organize and prioritize critical projects

  • Interest in new and developing technologies

  • Willingness to work closely with various business units