The Airport domain is growing at a rapid pace – domestically at over 10% and internationally at about 5%, with over 50+ new airports coming up in the next 10 years. WAISL is the only one-of-its-kind in the aviation industry. We handhold the Airports to deliver their services efficiently and effectively. We partner with them on their journey of modernization and digitally transforming themselves.

Technical Architect

Experience: 12-15 years
Job Location: Hyderabad
Number of positions: 1

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead the solution architecture and development for Proof of Concept (PoC) engagements with POC leads and client technical / innovation teams
  • Design & architecture for the POC solution, in line with the technology roadmap agreed with client and POC lead
  • Working with partners and /or internal engineering teams for building & testing POC solutions
  • Working with POC leads for vendor identification, preparing product requirement document, agreeing project plan & timelines, commercials & success criteria
  • Coordinating with vendors to install necessary hardware at PoC site, integrating applications with airport systems, as required
  • Once PoC is complete to client satisfaction, work with Innovation head to productize the PoC into a marketable solution which can be offered to existing and potential clients. This includes:
    • Partnership with vendors and OEMs for sourcing the key product hardware and software
    • Bundling the product with other products or services to be offered as a complete solution
    • Developing necessary in-house capability such as infrastructure, network & communication, data centre, applications and use-cases
    • Creating and maintaining knowledge database to be used by the digital team
    • Tracking, monitoring and documenting each step of the solution development process and giving periodic updates to client and WAISL management.

Qualifications and Technical Skills

  • BE/B.TECH in Computer Science / Electronics / Telecom or equivalent qualification in related fields
  • JAVA / PHP frameworks – Spring, Spring Boot, ORM, Cloud, Laravel frameworks
  • Delivery Models – DevOps, Agile, Scrum, TDD, CI/CD, Lean, Waterfall
  • DevOps Tools – Git, Docker, Jenkins, Maven
  • Application Servers – Apache, Tomcat, WAS, JBoss
  • Databases – Oracle, MySQL, MSSQL, NOSQL
  • Architecture- Design patterns, Microservices, Rest, API, Distributed Systems
  • Middleware Products – IBM Websphere MQ, Liberty, WPS, WAS, BAW Products
  • Cloud Hosting – Microsoft Azure, AWS


  • 10+ years of total experience as Solution architect with at least 2 years in aviation industry, airports / smart cities experience preferred
  • Handling end-to-end projects such as IT solutions for clients including design, architecture, development, POC, solutioning & deployment
  • Knowledge of RFP / RFQ management, Requirement understanding, Solutioning, Sizing & Impact Analysis, Measurement & High-Level Estimation, Maintenance & Impact analysis, Risk
  • Expertise in tools such as NetBeans, Eclipse, CVS, SQL Developer, MS Project, Tomcat, Glassfish
  • Knowledge of programming Languages such as Java , C++, Unix, Python
  • Working in a multi-vendor setup

Day-to-day responsibilities

  • Liaising with client airports for understanding requirements during pre-POC phase and execution support during POC implementation
  • Designing & developing solutions & applications for client POCs
  • Supporting client teams in identifying relevant new technologies and solutions for operational optimization and enhancement of passenger experience
  • Working with vendors to procure necessary hardware, software, or services
  • Define successful exit criteria for POC closure
  • .Working with Heads – Innovation to productize successful POCs to be marketed to current and potential client

Desired Qualities / Skills

    • Scrum / agile methodology experience
    • Cloud, ESB/SOA, EAI (Enterprise Application Integration), B2B integration
    • Ability to work collaboratively with vendors, team members and client teams
    • Ability to successfully integrate third party products to deliver best in class solution to clients
    • Exposure to design thinking principles and problem-solving skills

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