• Etihad Airways Careers | Solutions Architect - Airline & Airport Operations, UAE

    Etihad Airways Careers | Solutions Architect - Airline & Airport Operations, UAE

    Location: United Arab Emirates

    Job Description

    The role of the Solutions Architect - Airline & Airport Operations is to Define and guarantee the overall standards and direction of architecture in the airline and airports applications domain across the organisation.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    Your main responsibilities in this role include the following:

    • Define the standards, guidelines and direction (roadmap) of airline and airport (digital travel platforms, PSS, revenue management, cargo, catering, baggage, maintenance, airport services, crew control and management) architecture to ensure consistency with the overall architecture framework, T&I policies and standards

    • Lead airline and airport (digital travel platforms, airline and airport operations, in-flight services, and modern passenger service systems) design and enhancement initiatives to ensure consistency with the overall architecture and compliance with guidelines, strategy and procedures

    • Review and maintain airline and airport architecture requirements for development, execution, and operations environments to ensure continuous improvement of airline and airport platforms & systems and limit disruptions

    • Review and validate technical solutions for airline and airport platforms, systems & integrations to ensure technical feasibility and alignment with the overall enterprise architecture

    • Lead the development of relevant technical documentation (design, models and patterns) & solution architecture artefacts to ensure proper description of airline and airport applications (business, information, application, technology and security) to ensure documentation is aligned with internal standards, policies and principles

    • Collaborate with project teams to provide accurate airline and airport application & integration implementation estimates and timelines which considers the full architecture stack (business, information, application, technology and security) of architecture and design

    • Manage vendors and third parties (through in-depth solution and technology expertise) to monitor they operate in compliance with T&I processes, application architecture strategy and standards

    • Review the airline and airports application plan to ensure alignment with Etihad strategy and objectives

    • Contribute to the definition of the evolution roadmap for application architecture services which includes; cloud, airline and airport platforms, digital integration (service orchestration, APIs and microservices) related to airline and airport technologies, platforms and services.

    • Lead airline and airport solution architecture, design and implementation through a full stack architecture approach which embraces a DevOps and AGILE methodology and culture

    • Recommend and advise on innovations introduction to support the adoption of best practice solutions

    • Review and analyse technology market trends to identify and suggest innovations

    Job Requirements

    • Minimum Diploma (2 years or more) in Information Technology, engineering or computing. A degree is preferred.

    • Minimum of 7 years of work experience within relevant solution architecture field with a focus on solution application and integration architecture but must have experience with cross-functional architecture (technology, data, security and business services).

    • Minimum of 10 years of work experience within Information Technology (IT).

    Job Specific Skills

    It will be essential you have significant understanding in at least 1 of the following domains:

    • Business Understanding skills - Excellent

    • Leadership - Advanced

    • Project management skills - Excellent

    • Relationship management skills - Advance

    Job Details

    Company/Organization: Etihad Airways

    Vacancy Type: Full-time Job

    Job Location: United Arab Emirates

    Application Deadline: N/A

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