Technology Solution Architect | Manager | Advisory Consulting - Dublin/Cork

Functional areas

Line of Service



Not Applicable


Technology Strategy

Management Level


Job Description & Summary

A career within Technology Strategy services, will provide you with the opportunity to help organisations develop strategies that transform their technology capabilities and solve their most critical challenges. We focus on building technology enabled and agile operating models, planning their new enterprise architecture into a differentiating capability system that helps them win in the market, leveraging digital analytics to enhance the customer experience and optimising business operations, and using modern management techniques such as robotic process automation and next generation sourcing strategies to help our clients get fit for growth.

About PwC Technology Consulting 

At PwC, we recognise the opportunities that can be achieved when we embrace what technology has to offer. Our Technology Consulting team are dedicated to leveraging technology in order to solve complex business problems for our clients. We work with Ireland’s largest organisations across a wide range of industries including financial services, healthcare industry and the public sector. With PwC, you will get the opportunity to work with clients along the entire technology lifecycle, from developing IT strategy through to system implementation.

Job Description: Technology Solution Architect

A career within Technology Consulting will provide you with the opportunity to help organisations transform their technology capabilities and solve their most critical challenges. We focus on building technology enabled and agile operating models, planning new enterprise architectures and delivering differentiating system capability that helps clients win in the market. We also leverage digital analytics to enhance the customer experience and use modern technologies such as robotic process automation to help our clients get fit for growth.

Our Solution Architects are responsible for conceptualising and designing robust and scalable technical solutions that enable our clients’ strategic objectives and support their long term growth goals. You will work closely with Business and Technology architects on a variety of engagements across industry sectors to develop  Business and IT Strategies, IT / Architecture Assessments, Business and Solution Blueprinting and Solution Design engagements.  

We differentiate ourselves with our detail-oriented focus and collaborative working style to deliver the highest quality work products. Our Solution Architects should be proficient in Consulting and Architecture fundamentals.

You will work with your team to:

  • Focus is on enterprise-level technical solutions across Architecture domains (Applications, Infrastructure, Integration, Security, Data etc) 

  • Collaborate with the  Business Architects to create and maintain strategic roadmaps, principles, standards and reference architectures

  • Work with IT executives to define, understand and document the IT strategy and desired IT capabilities, iterate new IT capabilities into the future state technology architecture in support of the business strategy

  • Maintain the technical architecture structure from business capability to applications to data

  • Provide deep technical knowledge and guide Project Architects to ensure compliance with enterprise and functional area strategic roadmaps

  • Ensure interoperability across functional domains

  • Collaborate with the Projects and Programmes to develop programme/project level requirements

  • Monitor projects for compliance with the technical architecture

  •  Align with Portfolio Management and verify budget and resource commitment to support roadmaps (via architecture dependencies and prioritisation) 

  • Establish strong working relationships with senior business, technology and change management, in the capacity of a trusted advisor on Architecture matter

  • Communicate the practical implications of architectural decisions, issues and plans to senior business stakeholder, technical delivery and IT management.

  • Identify and promote opportunities for cross-business sharing / re-use of application components, rationalise of application portfolios and integrated architectures

  • Establish strategic alliances, and leads joint ventures with key IT suppliers and business partners

Job Responsibilities 

As a Manager, you’ll work as part of a team of problem solvers with extensive consulting and industry experience, helping our clients solve their complex business issues from strategy to execution. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:


  • Develop and lead high impact Technology Consulting project proposals, developing detailed project scope, deliverables and work plans.

  • Proactively assist in the management of a portfolio of clients, while reporting to Senior Managers and above

  • Be involved in the financial management of clients

  • Be actively involved in business development activities to help identify and research opportunities on new/existing clients

  • Contribute to the development of your own and team’s technical acumen

  • Develop strategies to solve complex technical challenges

  • Train, coach, and supervise staff

  • Keep up to date with local and national business and economic issues

  • Continue to develop internal relationships and your PwC brand

  • 5+ years experience in solution design and technical delivery with at least 2 years in an architecture or related role (eg Solution Architect, Design Authority) 
  • Certification in an Enterprise Architecture framework eg TOGAF practitioner would be an advantage

  • Experience in documenting and socialising your solution design and conducting review and challenge sessions before presenting your solution design at governance fora.

  • Experience managing client, vendor/service provider and other stakeholder communications

  • A broad understanding across all architecture domains with an in depth knowledge of one or more architecture domain eg application, data, integration or infrastructure would be beneficial

  • Experience with large scale IT strategy development across at least two industry sectors

  • Mentoring junior team members and managing day to day activities of the team

  • Identifying new opportunities and solutions

  • Keeping up to date on new technology and how technology can be used to solve business problems of our clients

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Firm: PwC

Location: Dublin



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