Pactera ( with global headquarters strategically located in China and regional headquarters in North America, Asia Pacific, and Europe, has international presence, experience and teams that are delivering world-class Business / IT consulting, solutions, and outsourcing services...
Pactera ( with global headquarters strategically located in China and regional headquarters in North America, Asia Pacific, and Europe, has international presence, experience and teams that are delivering world-class Business / IT consulting, solutions, and outsourcing services to many global clients. Pactera has a loyal and diverse client base that provides employees with the opportunity to work on a variety of exciting projects across multiple industry sectors. Each new engagement has the opportunity to grow and develop, as well as experience a new client environment and location. This variety of assignments will enable to you to gain additional and invaluable skills and experiences. Pactera Hong Kong is seeking enthusiastic, qualified candidates to support our regional businesses.

Solution Architect

Job level Senior
Employment type Full Time
Benefits Dental plan, 5-day week, Medical plan, Performance bonus
Industry Internet / Digital / eCommerce
Job function Information Technology > Software Development
Information Technology > Others
Published On 24/11/2018

Summary and Background:

We are seeking a suitable candidate for a Solution Architect role to lead the selling and solutioning of complex IT projects for Pactera’s Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan & Shenzhen businesses. Reporting directly to the Principal Technologist HK, you will possess both an in-depth strategic understanding and extensive hands-on experience in industry-leading data, cloud and digital technologies and be able to flex across infrastructure and application architecture disciplines. Ideally, candidates will have a software engineering background, and have a minimum of 10 years’ experience in the areas of consulting, design and implementation of enterprise-scale technology solutions.

The core responsibilities of this position encompass pre-sales engineering support, developing Proof-of-Concepts, delivering in-house training to sales teams, development and presentation of client presentations on key technology areas and end-to-end solutions to senior stakeholders and oversight of delivery of solutions to clients to ensure solution integrity. Creation demand proactively and responding to RFPs and bids.  


  • Responsible for presales for Pactera’s Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan and ShenZhen business
  • Liaise between IT and business functions of our clients to create; understand and define data and digital transformation business solutions and services
  • Work with senior stakeholders within clients to help them understand and navigate data and digital programs
  • Harness solutions and IP from our global delivery centres as well as third party technology partners
  • Lead peers in the solutioning of enterprise-grade commercial software solutions, including consideration for architectural requirements such as scalability, maintainability, reliability, extensibility, usability and security
  • Act as an advisor for technical leads and project managers during the implementation phase of projects
  • Promote innovation and the application of emerging technologies within the context of a business-driven solution
  • Drive and implement the R&D projects and assist on the R&D go-to-market execution


  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience required
  • 10+ years’ experience in enterprise-grade application development, including 3+ years of hands-on application architecture design
  • 3+ years’ experience in leading presales activities in various software application development in global; regional or local SIs (Systems Integrators)
  • Ability to work collaboratively with onshore/offshore application development teams and be able to provide high level leadership in the design and architecture functions for major software projects
  • Attention to detail, with the ability to work independently in an ambiguous and fast-paced environment
  • Elite Microsoft PowerPoint skills, ability to develop compelling presentations
  • Formal architecture qualifications, e.g. Azure Architect will be viewed favourably
  • Experience in Data Management, Data Architecture and Machine Learning will be viewed favourably
  • Understanding of IaaS, PaaS and SaaS components of various brands including Azure, AWS and Alibaba Cloud will be viewed favourably
  • Experience in Banking, Financial Services and Insurance domains highly regarded

Extensive practical experience across a broad array of technologies, including:

  • Programming Language: Python, AngularJS, NodeJS, VB .Net, Java
  • Web: HTML5, Javascript, CSS3
  • Web Application Servers: Apache, IIS, WebSphere, TomCat, JBOSS
  • Frameworks: Spring, .Net, Bootstrap
  • Databases: MongoDB, NoSQL, Oracle, MS SQL Server,
  • OS: Linux, UNIX, Windows, iSeries/AS400
  • Cloud: Azure, Alibaba Cloud, Data Lake
  • Network: Design of n-tier architectures including redundancy (eg active-active)
  • Virtualisation technologies, e.g. VMWare ESXi, Microsoft Hyper-V
  • Containers: Docker, Kubernetes
  • Mobile App development: Android, iOS
  • Collaboration: Tools (Slack, Confluence, JIRA) and techniques (Design Thinking)
  • SDLC Methodologies: Agile, Waterfall
  • CMS: Adobe AEM, Sitecore, Liferay
  • CRM: MS Dynamics, Salesforce