The Different Types of Solution Architects

In a general sense a Solution Architect is responsible for the development of the technology solutions and mapping the business requirements to systems/technical requirements to ensure they are in line with the enterprise architectural plan. A solution architect, in information technology, is a practitioner of solution architecture. A solution architect translates requirements created by functional analysts into the architecture for that solution and describing it through architecture and design artifacts.

There are many different types of Solution Architect Jobs available, these include; Enterprise Solution Architects, Digital Solution Architects, Business Solution Architects and Infrastructure Solution Architects. In the below articles, we take a brief look at the many different types of Solution Architects jobs that are available.

A Solution Architect is responsible for the development of the technology solutions and mapping the business requirements to systems/technical requirements to ensure they are in line with the enterprise architectural plan.

Enterprise Solution Architect Job Description

The enterprise solution architect Job Description includes researching, reviewing, and making recommendations on any new corporate software applications or innovations from a perspective of design, integration, and technical fit with other systems.

Digital Solution Architect Job Description

The Digital Solution Architect Job Description includes understanding the full extent of digital solutions and integration components and how they fit into the enterprise infrastructure. They collaborate effectively with other disciplines to define technology objectives, assess solution options and devise architectural solutions that achieve both strategic business goals and meet operational requirements.

Business Solution Architect Job Description

The Business Solution Architect Job Description includes leading key activities in bridging business needs to technology solutions. The Business Solution Architect is responsible for Business strategy & model decomposition, Business capability definition, modeling, assessment & business capability roadmap.

Infrastructure Solution Architect Job Description

The Infrastructure Solution Architect Job Description includes taking the requirements and constraints defined by the enterprise architect, collaborating with the solutions architect, and designing the supporting environment for the solution defined by the solutions architect. They do this by specifying a top level design for a given solution, while adhering to a given set of constraints specified by the enterprise architect and the solution architect.

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