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Job Description for Technical Architect
A technical architect acts as a liaison between the upper management of a company and the designers and developers who work on the company’s information technology (IT) needs. The technical architect must anticipate and identify these IT needs and design a solution, and they must make sure the solution works as efficiently as possible for all parties involved. It also is possible for technical architects to specialize in a specific part of an IT framework, such as security. However, most technic…Read more
Technical Architect Tasks
- Translate business needs to develop solutions from design to technological product.
- Oversee developer teams to ensure that product is delivered on time and to specifications.
- Determine technical needs such as hardware, software, scalability and security requirements.
- Coordinate design and integration of overall architecture and parts of proposed systems with clients.
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Popular Skills for Technical Architect
Skills in Software Architecture, Java/J2EE, Cloud Computing, Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) and Java are correlated to pay that is above average.
Pay by Experience Level for Technical Architect
An early career Technical Architect with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $76,835 based on 8 salaries. A mid-career Technical Architect with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $109,799 based on 22 salaries. An experienced Technical Architect with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $119,463 based on 71 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $147,000.
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Employees with Technical Architect in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 22.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (12.7% more) and San Jose, California (2.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Omaha, Nebraska (17.2% less), New York, New York (9.4% less) and Austin, Texas (2.4% less).
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