Global Solution Architect

United States, MA, Waltham

Role Description and Responsibilities


The mission for the Global Solution Architect (GSA) is to act as chief architect for the strategic consulting efforts within the North American (NAM) GEO by collaborating with Customer accounts as well as Dassault Systemes’ (DS) internal eco system to develop strategic roadmaps of DS solution and process experiences (3DEXPERIENCE platform) enabling Customers to achieve their business objectives. Working with expert Business Consultants, the GSA will draft, validate and propose account solution architectures and align and articulate the business value to DS’s strategic customers.


The Industry Process Consultant (IPC) organization within DS is searching for a NAM GSA for their strategic consulting team to support and represent our GEOs customers’ needs through defining, aligning and validating proposed system processes and solutions that demonstrate and deliver value through DS’ Value Engagement (VE) processes. To accomplish this mission the strategic consulting team have a need for a collaborative leader that can utilize relationships with strategic Customers and Industry partners to articulate what Customer business solutions are needed and how they might evolve to support current business in today’s environment. The GSA will also be responsible to educate the DS sales teams on new strategies and technologies, support strategic road map development and provide key communications enabling them to strategize with information that supports the growth of our business and evolves our customer interaction. A successful GSA should have in-depth knowledge of the current and up-and-coming trends in the target business industries with DS solutions, while collaborating with rest of the DS organizations to ensure continuity through the Value Engagement process from strategy to delivery.



Additional Responsibilities:

·       Define integrated Global Solution enabling the customer to execute its business strategy by providing:

·  Coverage of its whole business processes with the expected business value while maintaining the final workability and relevancy of the solution

· Contribution to the customer’s Business Objectives achievement leveraging 3DEXPERIENCE platform according the Industry Business Challenge of the customer.

·  The solution engineering by promoting SaaS Cloud solution first from Dassault Systèmes, considering the market trends.

·     Expertise on the VE process to operate and orchestrate the solution engineering from the solution vision to the solution delivery

·       Build the bridge between Customer’s business processes and Dassault Systemes’ solution/technology using the VE process

·     Direct involvement with our Customers to develop a TO-BE architectural vision (including business capabilities and processes, use cases, storyboards, enterprise application landscape etc.) and roadmaps

·       Direct involvement with our Customers to define, collaborate, and manage the architectural model and data model for an enterprise solution

·       Assess Customer opportunity in regards of feasibility, value and risks

·       Assist Business Consultant to identify and capture customer business values

·       Challenge customer’s business processes in regard of value creation and business transformation

·    Manage the relationship with extended DS’ organizations (R&D, Services etc.) in the context of strategic Customer relationship

·    Define or review global solution architecture leveraging 3DS know-how  to support customer business objectives, highlighting committed value, and taking extra care of feasibility and delivery effort

·       Define best practices in context of solution architecture for re-use across multiple customers engagements


·   Engineering Degree (or equivalent) with 5+ years’ experience of global solution architecture for PLM or similar enterprise  solutions with emphasis on system architecture and system design

·       Enterprise solution deployment, Services & consulting experience preferred.

·       Knowledge and experience of 3DEXPERIENCE platform or any large enterprise PLM software

·      Experience in popular Enterprise Architecture Frameworks (like TOGAF) and architecture capture tools like CAMEO, Rhapsody.

·       Business transformation engagement experience with Customers

·      Business Process knowledge in multiple domains like system engineering, design/engineering, manufacturing, quality assurance, program management, after market etc.

·       Deep knowledge in Industry standards & Business processes across multiple industry sectors (e.g. automotive, high-tech, life sciences, aerospace etc.)

·       Experience working within a software project delivery lifecycle, including both on premise and SaaS Cloud solutions

·       Outstanding leadership, communication and presentation skills.

·       Strategic and analytical mindset with high consultative and problem-solving skills.

·       Rapid adoption of new knowledge, practices, tools and processes

·       Able and available to travel up to 50%

Diversity statement

As a game-changer in sustainable technology and innovation, Dassault Systèmes is striving to build more inclusive and diverse teams across the globe. We believe that our people are our number one asset and we want all employees to feel empowered to bring their whole selves to work every day. It is our goal that our people feel a sense of pride and a passion for belonging. As a company leading change, it’s our responsibility to foster opportunities for all people to participate in a harmonized Workforce of the Future.

Compensation & Benefits

Dassault Systèmes offers an excellent salary with potential for bonus, commensurate with experience. Benefits include a choice of plans providing comprehensive coverage for medical, dental, vision care for employee & dependents as well as employee life, short & long term disability, tuition reimbursement, immediate 401K enrollment, 401K match (50 cents on the dollar, up to the first 8% of your eligible compensation that you contribute based on match eligibility criteria), flexible time off policy, and 10 paid holidays.

Equal opportunity

In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at 3DS are based on merit, qualifications and abilities. 3DS is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or medical or common conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, familial status, national origin, ancestry, age (40 and above), disability, veteran status, military service, application for military service, genetic information, receipt of free medical care, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law. 3DS will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.
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