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Solution Architecture Manager

March 1, 2023

The Solution Architect Manager will lead and manage a highly effective team of Solution Architects and Business Analysts, responsible for providing Sales Support, Sales Proposals, Functional Specification and Interface Definitions documents for all prospects and project assigned to the Americas Software Controls and Integration Unit (SCIU) by our customer Business Units.

The Solution Architect Manager will carry out the duties described in this document while ensuring that they and the team under their charge drive value, standardization, cost effectiveness and supportability of the SCIUs software and controls offering across Swisslog Americas for all it’s customers by creating a world-class software and controls organization with value generating products and services.

Short Facts

  • Newport News, VA
    Newport News, VA, USA
  • Software Development
    Software Development
  • Permanent Position
    Permanent Position

Make an impact

  • Lead, build and manage a team of Software and Controls Solution Architects
  • You and your Soution Architect team will be responsible for providing Sales Support, conducting requirements gathering workshops, producing Sales Proposals, producing Function Specification, producing Interface Definitions and keeping up to date with functionality supported by the latest version of the Swisslog software and controls product suite.
  • Adopt role of WM6 Functionality Key User
  • Ensure all Solution Architect activities are realized per defined processes, are delivered on schedule and within budget while maintaining customer-focus and high quality.
  • Create, continuously improve and maintain a repository of Presentations, Software demonstration data sets, Sales support material, requirements gathering workshop material and interface definition material.
  • Ensure all materials are consistently used by the Solution Architect team
  • Be a member of Solutions Architecture management team
  • Attend Design Reviews
  • Attend Risk Reviews

Bring to the team

  • Degree in engineering and/or computer science
  • Have experience and a proven track record in leading Software and/or Controls teams successfully, achieving the goals set by the management
  • Have working knowledge of the Warehouse and Distribution business sector
  • Have at least five years experience in Solution Architecture and/or Business Analysis

  • PMP certification
  • Scrum Master certification
  • Other software/controls product SME certification
  • Have working knowledge of Warehouse Management Systems
  • Have working knowledge of Material Flow Control Systems
  • Have working knowledge of PLC controls and control logic
  • Have experience in defining, procuring, installing and maintaining IT Hardware, Controls Hardware and their supporting infrastructure

Our promise

Swisslog provides you with the possibility to grow while working with us to deliver a game changing mission: to shape the future of intralogistics by introducing an era of robotic and data-driven automated solutions that create exceptional customer value. We are proud of our Swiss roots, while the opportunities we offer stretch across the globe. We don't expect perfection, but we do expect Collaboration, Commitment, Clarity, and Competence (our Core Values) from all our colleagues. In return, we offer you the chance to be part of the driving force behind solutions that are shaping the future, while we develop the leaders that will shape ours.

Free Parking
Learn & Grow
Flexible Working Options
Great Team Spirit
Global Opportunities

About Swisslog

Swisslog is shaping the #future of #intralogistics. As part of the KUKA Group, we are at the forefront of technology that is changing the world. Serving some of the biggest and most exciting brands across the globe, we're a team of 2,000 professionals and 50 nationalities, working together to transform intralogistics with smart minds and fresh perspectives. With our flexible, #robotic and #data-driven automated solutions, we are powering the supply chain and taking the industry forward. #JoinOurTeam and bring ideas to life!

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