The average salary for a Technical Architect at Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp is $97,750.
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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.
Popular Employer Salaries for Technical Architect
The top respondents for the job title Technical Architect are from the companies InfoSys Limited, Cisco Systems Inc and Hexaware Technologies Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Cisco Systems Inc where the average pay is $142,671. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Accenture and InfoSys Limited, earning around $129,121 and $113,830, respectively. Hexaware Technologies Inc. pays the lowest at around $76,500. Techmahindra Ltd and HCL America, Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $85,001 and $110,144, respectively.
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