Blockchain Senior Solution Architect

Company: Deloitte
Location: Arlington, Virginia, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 18.AUG.2021


Do you have a passion for innovation and emerging technologies along with a firm foundation in the core principles of technology? We are cur...


Do you have a passion for innovation and emerging technologies along with a firm foundation in the core principles of technology? We are currently seeking a Blockchain Senior Solution Architect with deep expertise in a wide range of fast-growing technology areas such as Cloud and Artificial Intelligence. This person will lead strategic discussions to cultivate new offering ideas. The individual will work with Deloitte's Consulting businesses to substantiate client business challenges, critical buying factors, key value drivers, and competitive advantages. Work you'll do Individuals in this role would be responsible for a variety of activities such as to: Set technical strategy and direction for Deloitte's blockchain-enabled tech portfolio of capabilities Provide a perspective on the current capabilities of most adopted Blockchain protocols and platforms from an overall technical perspective Provide a perspective on the wide range of emerging blockchain protocols and translate potential learnings into client solutions and initiatives Evaluate vendors and provide recommendations on technology partnerships and possible investments Build bridges and network in the enterprise and crypto space, both internally and externally, providing updates on major developments and initiatives Incorporate advances in software technology into our solutions to ensure we make best advantage of industry best practices Develop a technology roadmap for the full life cycle of blockchain-enabled solutions in the Deloitte technical portfolio Discuss current and future technical efforts and collaborate with other non-blockchain Deloitte technology partners (e.g., AWS, Cloudera, etc.) Coordinate and drive the business relationships with key internal and significant external partners on projects within the technology ecosystem Collaborate closely with all other Firm's functions (Tax, Audit, Risk Advisory) in design and delivery of integrated offerings Lead and manage the technology planning, budgeting and evaluation, with emphasis on cost/benefits analysis Successfully design, manage, deliver and QA large technology delivery projects, with a wide spectrum of technologies such as Blockchain, Cloud, Analytics, Mobile. Ensure end-to-end delivery of business outcomes, including team ownership of monitoring and production issue remediation, as needed Lead and manage business pursuit such as responding to different proposals -including orals-, assessing risks and costs, identify the right team for the pursuit and ultimate delivery Advise C-level suite clients in the Blockchain space Represent the Deloitte Blockchain technical team in external events/venues Understand the competitive landscape and contribute to uniquely position the Deloitte Blockchain team Hire, coach, inspire a strong technical (engineers and developers) team on-shore and off-shore Collaborate closely with functional and project management teams on solution design and delivery (both internally and externally -client delivery-) The team Emerging Tech Incubation is an organization with Deloitte Consulting that manages a portfolio of emerging technology investments spanning multiple time horizons. Our mission is to accelerate the next generation of technology-driven Consulting offerings by establishing early market leader positioning, partnering with alliances, start-ups and academia, building practice capabilities and assets, and selling flagship client engagements.The aspiration of the Deloitte Blockchain practice, within Emerging Tech Incubation, is to design, build, and operate high quality, right-fit solutions based on distributed ledger technology that transform the way our clients work. We are currently seeking a senior architect to help lead and grow our technical team driving both advise services, technology roadmap and partnerships, business pursuits and solution design, build, and operate support across GTM efforts and client engagements. Qualifications Required: 15+ years technology consulting experience Industry and / or Offering SME with deep understanding of blockchain's business case / models Deep knowledge of core established Blockchain protocols and platforms, preferably, but not limited to, Bitcoin, Ethereum, Hyperledger Indy and Sovrin, R3 Corda, Binance and more Deep understanding of emerging Blockchain platforms with a clear vision and what role they will play in the future of the ecosystem (e.g., PolkaDot, Cosmos,, Cardano, EOS, etc.) Deep understanding of the most prominent DeFi protocols, such us Compound, Uniswap, MakerDAO, etc. Deep understanding of Cryptography behind all major blockchain protocols, Applied Cryptography and PKI Deep understanding of the most mature and also emerging Crypto Custody solutions and HSMs, such as FireBlocks, Thales/Gemalto, Securosys, Metaco, UnBound, BitGo and others. Experience in enabling Cloud transformation and building cloud-native architectures and solutions (e.g. AWS, Azure, Google Cloud, Oracle) Enterprise Architecture, 4+1 architecture modelling, UML Deep knowledge of technology security aspects for Cloud, Big Data, Blockchain and distributed architectures in general Understanding of microservices design Track record of successfully delivering large and distributed systems with complex technology stack Track record of successful business development Track record of building and coaching resilient technology teams, Track Record of leading large teams, globally located Track record of being a trusted advisor, building long terms relationships with key clients' stakeholders External and internal network building High profile in the global Crypto and Blockchain space Flexibility/adaptability - comfortable working with ambiguity and continually evolving priorities Excellent focus on details and producing high quality work products, particularly in PowerPoint Excellent executive communication skills (both verbal and written) including substantial experience developing and delivering executive level presentations Demonstrated ability to develop and grow new business relationships with senior stakeholders (internal and external) Demonstrated strong value for diversity and ability to team and collaborate effectively Comfortable working in a virtual environment and managing a virtual team Willingness to travel as required Relentless focus on excellence Preferred: 3+ years of technology leadership in start-up environment Architecture, design and delivery experience with the VeChain blockchain protocol Agile software development Scrum master certified AWS Cloud certified Cloudera Hadoop Certified Active in the advisory board of at least one blockchain protocol foundation #NBI22 How you'll grow At Deloitte, our professional development plan focuses on helping people at every level of their career to identify and use their strengths to do their best work every day. From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there's always room to learn. We offer opportunities to help sharpen skills in addition to hands-on experience in the global, fast-changing business world. From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs at Deloitte University, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their career. Explore Deloitte University, The Leadership Center.

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