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EY Digital Solution Architect - Tech Consulting Manager in Des Moines, Iowa

Digital Solution Architect - Tech Consulting Manager

Consulting

Requisition # UNI00GJP

Post Date Nov 06, 2020

EY advises clients to envision, articulate, architect, assess, plan and implement bleeding edge solutions to efficiently run their businesses, with a focus on Digital and Cloud. These service areas span E-commerce, Digital Experience, Mobile Applications, Digital Platforms, Digital Technology Strategy, and Digital IT Operations.

The Opportunity

In this rapidly growing area, you will have the opportunity to craft and define the approach for large-scale digital transformations as you lead the solutioning process for EY digital opportunities as part of multi-disciplinary pursuit teams. In this key role, you will be responsible for architecting the overall solution, scope, and estimation efforts of large-scale, complex digital transformations.

Yourkey responsibilities

As a member of our Delivery Excellence team, you will be responsible for shaping the end-to-end digital solutions and associated delivery approaches, as well as working with pursuit team members to determine the detailed scope of services and estimates in alignment with EY’s Digital Delivery Methods and overall engagement quality standards. You will collaborate with pursuit team members and other discipline leads to translate the client’s vision into a deliverable solution and approach.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Directing the end-to-end solutioning andestimation lifecycle within digital pursuits in alignment with our DigitalDelivery Methods and leading agile and scaled-agile delivery practices

  • Designing and driving solutioning inputs,proposal creation, and estimation efforts for large-scale digitaltransformation efforts

  • Providing strategic direction and guidance tothe pursuit team to achieve the client’s vision and strategic goals on complex,large-scale digital transformations

  • Serving as a trusted advisor to the client duringkey meetings and discussions during the sales and solutioning process

  • Leading communications with executive clientsponsors and stakeholders during the sales and solutioning process

  • Working directly with business, creative andtechnical pursuit team members to architect multi-disciplinary solutions,define enterprise architectures, identify delivery interdependencies and deliveryrisks

  • Drafting commercials and modeling engagementeconomics in alignment with revenue and margin targets

  • Managing resource planning (onshore andoffshore) efforts during the pursuit process

  • Providing broad technical and functionalknowledge of various key technology and business platforms, includingEcommerce, Content Management, Analytics, Custom Web/Mobile Development, Data,and Cloud

  • Mobilizing engagement teams in alignment witharchitected solutions and scopes of work and, for some engagements,transitioning into leading delivery in alignment with our Digital DeliveryMethods and leading agile and scaled-agile delivery practices

  • Providing periodic solution architecturequality reviews of delivery projects

  • Contributing to the Solution Architecture practicewithin the Delivery Excellence team

  • Contributing to the ongoing development of theDelivery Excellence practice, including mentorship and coaching to support theprofessional growth of more junior consultants

To qualify for the role, you must have

  • Bachelor's degree and seven (7) or more yearsof related work experience

  • Minimum seven (7) years of experience in adigital related field (technology, design, etc.), with at least five (5) yearsin a leadership role

  • Experience defining and architecting digitalsolutions and approaches while weaving these with a formal methodology

  • Experience estimating complex,multi-workstream digital engagements

  • Experience in project and program managementas well as strong understanding of product management and product delivery

  • Experience leading large, cross-functionalteams on complex digital transformation initiatives

  • Experience communicating with senior clientexecutives and strategic partners

  • EQ and ability to work in a productive andcooperative way with a variety of people ranging from C-suite executives toindividual contributors and support staff”

  • Strong written and verbal communication,presentation, client service and technical writing skills, coupled with astrong interest in further developing and integrating enterprise businessprocesses with technology skills

  • Knowledge of agile and scaled agile methodologiesand leading practices, and prior consulting experience relevant to industry-specificbusiness and technology functions

  • Ability to lead a team, balance multiple priorities,meet deadlines, and adapt to changes in requirements

  • Ability to coach and mentor consultants inbuilding skills in linking methodology to solutioning

  • Ability to deftly identify, manage, and trackdependencies across teams and engagements to manage risk

  • Experience managing and solutioning pursuitsthat combine strategy, experience design, and technology disciplines

  • Strong leadership, team building,organizational and interpersonal skills

  • Valid driver’slicense in the US; ability to travel up to 25%

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Prior consulting experience highly preferred

  • Prior Big 4 consulting experience (withcollaboration experience with other service lines) a plus

  • Prior experience working with offshoredelivery teams preferred

What we look for

We’re interested in passionate leaders with a strong vision and a desire to stay on top of trends in the Digital and Emerging Technology space. If you have a strong passion for helping businesses achieve their digital strategy, this role is for you.

What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, both pension and 401(k) plans, a minimum of 15 days of vacation plus ten observed holidays and three paid personal days, and a range of programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer:

  • The opportunity to manage a portfolio of talent within adesignated service line

  • A collaborative environment where everyone works together tocreate a better working world

  • Excellent training and development prospects, both throughestablished programs and on-the-job training

  • An excellent team of senior colleagues, dedicated to managing andvarying your workload

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and consulting services, we hire and develop the most passionate people in their field to help build a better working world. This starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. So that whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.

Join us in building a betterworking world. Apply today.

EY provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.

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