Systems Architect is responsible for the architectural design, development, and deployment of the enterprise's overall systems. Defines system solutions based on user/client needs, cost, and required integration with existing applications, systems, or platforms. Being a Systems Architect researches, identifies, selects, and tests technology products required for solution delivery. Establishes, implements, and documents the technology integration or migration strategies. Additionally, Systems Architect the position requires staying on top of the industry trend and new technologies for the system architecture. Typically requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to the top management. The Systems Architect works on advanced, complex technical projects or business issues requiring state of the art technical or industry knowledge. Works autonomously. Goals are generally communicated in solution or project goal terms. May provide a leadership role for the work group through knowledge in the area of specialization. To be a Systems Architect typically requires 10+ years of related experience.