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Been lurking around salaries/compensation for the past few days, and I have to ask. What the flippity f**k is a solutions architect?

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Not sure.

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Mostly a design person that can translate “big picture” management idea of “the system should do this, and this, and this” into “Ok SAP Consultant- Configure the OTC module to behave x, y, z way and let me know if you have questions”.

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A mid level tech employee? At least that’s what I always assumed

Sounds like a Slalom title. It's a senior consultant who is almost Leadership. They would lead a project team and be responsible for a portion of client communication. In the tech area, it's likely a systems architecture-level POV. In other practice areas, who knows. Somewhere between 8-15 years experience, usually. But it depends on the individual.

Basically someone who designs the solution (technology) that is to be implemented. Are non of you guys in tech?

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