National Grid Solution Architect in Waltham, Massachusetts

_About the Position:_

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National Grid is seeking an individual to develop system concepts and works on the capabilities phases of the systems development life cycle; translates technology and environmental conditions (e.g., law and regulation) into system and security designs and processes.

*Position Responsibilities (including but not limited to):*

  • Works with partner solution architects and enterprise architects for the program.

  • Supports the development of the solution option, ensuring high quality.

  • Maximizes common solutions where possible including off the shelf as recommended, following enterprise architecture strategy.

  • Attends governance forums (e.g. Solution Integration Group) to review all options and approve the selected option.

  • Develops reviews and approves key design deliverables.

  • Works with Project Manager, Business Relationship Manager, Partner Solution Architects and Solution Vendors to ensure the integrity of the solution as well as to ensure the business requirements are met.

  • Includes all phases of the project from Concept to Mandate to Sanctioning to delivery to post implementation support.

  • This role will focus primarily on Cyber Security and will be a part of the matrix resource pool of all solution architects moving between projects and technology solutions to meet the project work load.

*Knowledge & Experience Required*:

  • Familiar with applying solution architecture tools and techniques.

  • Four year college degree in Computer Science or similar study

  • Experience in developing solution architectures, design assurance and governance.

  • Experience of project and program delivery, with responsibility of scope management.

  • Good written and verbal communications skills.

  • Good stakeholder management and influencing skills at colleagues, partners / vendors &project sponsors.

  • Demonstrate the application of National Grid values in all interactions with colleagues, partners and stakeholders.

  • Relevant industry certification (e.g. CEng, CITP, TOGAF, IIBA, ISEB diploma) desirable

This position is one of National Grid’s career path roles which provide for promotional opportunities within and across salary bands as you develop and evolve in the position by gaining experience, expertise and acquiring and applying technical skills.

/National Grid is an equal opportunity employer thatvaluesa broad diversity of talent, knowledge, experience and expertise. We foster a culture ofinclusion that drives employee engagement to deliver superior performance to the communities we serve. National Grid is proud to bean affirmative action employer. We encourage minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans to join the National Grid team./

Job: *IS DIgital Security & Risk

Organization: *IS Digital Security & Risk

Title: Solution Architect

Location: MA-Waltham

Requisition ID: 20172234

Other Locations: MA-Northborough