Solution Architect
NCR Edinburgh
MISSISSIPPI VIRTUAL, USA
2d ago

About NCR

NCR Corporation (NYSE : NCR) is a leading software- and services-led enterprise provider in the financial, retail and hospitality industries.

NCR is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, with 36,000 employees globally. NCR is a trademark of NCR Corporation in the United States and other countries.

Location : Virtual anywhere in the

How would you like to work with a company that is revolutionizing the business and digital transformation of the Retail Industry?

Retail is changing in a big way. And NCR’s Retail Transformation Consulting is at the forefront of delivering world-class Retail Services.

As a services-led company, NCR is looking for Solution Architects with deep technical background and client-facing consulting experience.

At NCR, you will not only be a valued consultant, but you will become a trusted advisor to our clients and partners. Through strategic planning, business process improvement, and rapid design and delivery of technology solutions, you’ll be instrumental in driving technology adoption and value realization.

This is an exciting opportunity to develop and scale our next generation of innovative retail transformation offerings, and it starts with you.

Solution Architects work as a part of an integrated consulting team to design, develop and deliver NCR solutions to Retail clients around the world.

Your role will be to help audit clients’ current state, identify needs in their Retail Technology Architecture, and recommend the appropriate solutions.

Position Summary and Key Areas of Responsibility

This is a client facing business development role, ultimately responsible for the successful delivery of architectural and technical aspects of client transformation engagements.

This role is one of the highest technical roles within NCR Professional Services, and it requires a combination of qualities that will enable a successful candidate to lead business and technical initiatives within NCR and with our clients.

In this exciting role, you will :

Become an expert in NCR’s Business Services Platform (BSP) (learn more at)whichpowers NCR’snextgenerationretailstorearchitecture

Apply NCR’s suite of integrated solutions to help RetailersRun their Stores andconnect better with their customers.

Workin a team of Enterprise / Cloud Solution architects.

Support Customer Experience and Business Process Consulting activities by identifying enabling technologies.

DriveBusiness Development encompassing understanding client needs, developing services offers and solutions leveraging the NCR products and platforms.

Support the Strategic consultants and Client Partners in transformation initiatives.

Lead client facing conversations on migrating to Cloud-based solutions.

Contribute to technical and retail transformation thought leadership.

Understand Retail client’s business challenges and translate into solutions.

Write technology consulting briefs and related presentations that meet client needs.

Provide end to end 'holistic' client engagement leadership and support.

Specific Duties

Collaborating with broad range ofbusiness andtechnical teamsin Sales, Pre-sales, Product, Engineering, Professional Services both internally as well as externally..

Demonstrating technical credibility and a consultative approach with existing and prospective clients.

Understanding and presenting best practices from a technology perspective and in the context of NCR’s product, solution and service portfolio.

Working with data architecture, such astransactional and analytical processing, real-time analytics, etc.

Design and guidance on implementing multi-tenant SaaS systems.

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in a Technical Discipline or equivalent work experience.

5+ years of experience in Solution Architecture including software and infrastructure.

3+ years of Consulting experience working with and presenting to end-user senior managers and C level executives.

Strong business and client acumen.

Experience in technical leadership of a team in a matrix environment.

Experience with hands-on software development.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in the Retail Industry supporting Retail clients is highly preferred.

Bachelor’s Degree in Software Engineering or related field.

Experience with cloud-based technologies and cloud adoption at the enterprise scale (, Big Data platforms).

Experience articulating non-functional requirements and working with product / engineering teams to create seamless solution architectures.

Experience with Docker and orchestration / deployment models in Kubernetes.

Ability to articulate and explain the latest technologies (PaaS, Big Data Analytics, API platforms), continuous improvement of scaled processes and best practices.

Experience with public Cloud offerings such as Google Cloud Platform, Azure, or Amazon.

Experience programming in multiple languages such as Java, C#, C, Python, and others.

Experience installing, configuring, or managing package software (such as Point-of-Sale, Loyalty, Labor Management, Accounting, etc.).

Familiar with today’s Machine Learning approaches.

Comfortable visually translating business needs into related diagrams and explaining technical underpinnings for solution stacks.

Experience designing solutions using accepted microservice architectures (such as the Strangler Fig pattern).

Experience withcloud native microservices architecture, data architecture, analytics, software / application architecture.

Professional

Passionate : enjoys design and collaboration.

Pragmaticand result oriented

Articulate : able to produce and communicate complex solutions to a wide variety of audiences.

Self SufficientandLife-long learner : continual learner who stays current on the latest technologies (attends and ideally presents at technical conferences).

Curious : always looking for ways to improve.

Offers of employment are conditional upon passage of screening criteria applicable to the job.

Full time employee benefits include :

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Short / Long Term Disability
  • Paid Vacation
  • EEO Statement

    Integrated into our shared values is NCR's commitment to diversity and equal employment opportunity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, age, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, military service, genetic information, or any other characteristic or conduct protected by law.

    NCR is committed to being a globally inclusive company where all people are treated fairly, recognized for their individuality, promoted based on performance and encouraged to strive to reach their full potential.

    We believe in understanding and respecting differences among all people. Every individual at NCR has an ongoing responsibility to respect and support a globally diverse environment.

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