AVNET INC Supply Chain Architect (62274) in Seattle, Washington

Job Summary: Responsible for translating the client's business requirements into high value services solutions by applying practice offerings knowledge and architectural expertise. Designs and formulates the client services solutions using the existing portfolio of Practice offerings, developing new solution sets and/or integrating third party products and offerings. Such activities may include the following as well as other duties as assigned: Principal Responsibilities: Consults with clients to assess current problem states, define desired future states, define solution architecture and make solutions recommendations. Evaluates client business, process, systems and technology requirements during the pre-sales phases, and advises clients on best practices to help guide and solidify proposed designs. Creates physical and logical architecture solution roadmaps for linking services solutions with client business processes and technologies. Develops new solution sets if not available in current practice offerings. Delivers a high value services solution to the client on time, within budget, and meeting all quality and technical specifications. May be involved in the implementation and delivery of services solutions to the client. Job Level Specifications: May lead the development of less complex and smaller scope services solutions to add to the portfolio of practice offerings. Builds practice offerings by researching industry and client problems, issues, and environments to explore alternatives and propose new practice offerings. Architectural solutions use proven concepts and existing products, services and methodologies. Solution offerings are typically smaller in scope. As a part of an offering development team, may also assist others in the development of larger scope practice offerings. Possesses a general understanding of industry and business problems and needs. Begins to specialize in and develop a comprehensive understanding of technologies and design concepts used by a specific industry. Contributes in an independent and collaborative role as a member of the practice team beginning to handle tasks of increasing diversity and technical complexity. Uses judgment while working within established practices and approaches. Supports Practice Leaders and Solutions Sales teams as requested. Work Experience: 4 - 6 years of successful solutions design and development, business experience and advancement in client facing roles. Demonstrated competency in Practice discipline. Demonstrated experience establishing and maintaining relationships with clients. Relevant consulting, fee based services experience. Education and Certification(s): BS/BA Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Supply Chain, Operations or related supply chain field or equivalent combination of formal education and directly related experience. Specific certifications may be required based on solutions focus. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills. Avnet is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing equal opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law. This policy of non-discrimination also applies to religious dress and grooming practices. Avnet will accommodate employee religious dress standards and grooming practices that do not result in undue hardship for the Company. If you are interested in applying for employment with Avnet and need special assistance or an accommodation to apply for a posted position contact our Recruiting Department at (800) 882-8638, option 4