Senior Principal IT Solution Architect Sales-Applicable LimitedAt NTT we believe that by using innovative technology we can solve global challenges and create a world that is sustainable and secure. We are looking for curious people, from diverse backgrounds, that are keen to work in a fast-paced and agile environment.At NTT we trust our employees to do the right thing, even when no one is watching, which is why we offer flexibility in the workplace. The majority of our roles are hybrid, meaning we encourage a balance of working from home and our local office. Ask our recruitment team if this is a hybrid role.Want to be a part of our team? NTT Ltd are currently on a digital transformation journey. The requirement has risen for a Functional Specialist: Solutions Architect to join the I& T Solution Architecture team, to help support the digital transformation in the area of Sales Operations. The Functional Specialist: Solutions Architect establishes and maintains value-stream aligned solution architect and business analysis capabilities, aligned to appropriate enterprise standards, best practices and methodologies. The Functional Specialist: Solutions Architect has cross domain level knowledge and is accountable for creating integrated solutions and will collaborate and support the architectural consulting function in architecting client solutions. Their primary objective is to ensure the optimal functioning of an entity’s IT application software and infrastructure by outlining complex solution architecture descriptions across domains, functions and industries, then monitoring and governing the implementation." Designs a complete and complex framework, system or product. Defines processes for technical platforms, system specifications, input/output and working parameters for hardware and/or software compatibility. Conceives system interfaces and business application prototypes. Identifies, analyzes and resolves system design weaknesses. Influences the shaping of future products by contributing to the framework (architecture) used across multiple products or systems. Provides multi-layered technical expertise for next generation initiativesWorking at NTT Key Roles and Responsibilities: Responsible for establishing value-stream and product aligned solution architecture including business process management to support the rapid design, delivery, and improvement of digital products for the Sales Operations value streamEmbed a capability where products are designed and architected with the user experience at its heart – driven from an employee journey and service perspective for the Sales Operations value streamEnsure solutions are designed in line with the Enterprise Architecture roadmaps, aligned to appropriate best practices, standards and methodologies for the Sales Operations value streamsSupport Product Management teams to identify the value of products being delivered in the context of the product roadmaps for the Sales Operations value streamsAdhere to the SAFe methodology in all aspects of work, including attendance at daily stand-up meetings.Adhere to the NTT Ltd Solution Architecture framework in all aspects of work.Use client business requirements to advise on the design, deployment and operation of application infrastructures.Create designs that provide holistic views, but also contain the details of the components and interconnections between components.Contribute to the improvement of internal effectiveness by contributing to improving current methodologies, processes and toolsKnowledge, Skills and Attributes: Working knowledge of solution design and business analysisProficient in the assessment of business objectives, formulating solution options and driving stakeholder supportComfortable in leading workshops to assess business requirements and discussing solution design.Team player with strong communication and interpersonal skillsHighly focused on outcomesFamiliarity with CRM, SPM and CPQ, ideally Salesforce, SAP SPM and Salesforce CPQKnowledge of the SAFe methodology (or similar agile methodology)Knowledge of vendor roadmaps, new developments and new product offeringsDisplay the required interpersonal and communication skills to effectively interact with a variety of stakeholdersAcademic Qualifications and Certifications: Bachelor’s (or equivalent) DegreeIndustry recognised Solution Architecture certificationsTOGAF / COBIT or related certificationScaled Agile certification would be preferredRequired Experience: Demonstrable experience in multiple industries and across several disciplinesExperience with projects through the software development process or Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC)Demonstrable experience working as a solution architect in a global IT services provider organisationWhat will make you a good fit for the role? Relentless focus on process optimisation by leveraging multiple toolsEvangelist for ideation, innovation, experimentation, and rapid prototyping of digital solutionsActively promotes new ways of working that drive agility, speed, and design-thinkingContinually apply a digital lens to business and value-stream strategies and requirementsUses good judgement in selecting tools and methods to solve problemsNetworks with senior internal and external people in own area of expertise Join our growing global team and accelerate your career with us. Apply today. Equal opportunity employer NTT is proud to be an equal opportunity employer with a global culture that embraces diversity. We are committed to providing an environment free of unfair discrimination and harassment.We do not discriminate based on age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, veteran status, or other protected category.