Solution Architect specialist

Supporting Institutional Knowledge Development and Capacity Building for Planning of Innovative and SustainableProjects and Programs - Proof of Concept Development for National AgriStack (55311-001)
Application deadline closed.
Application deadline closed.

Job Description

1. Support Team leader for development of Proof of Concept Development for National Agri Stack.
2. Select and deploy appropriate open-source technologies suitable for a national level architecture for Agri Stack, including for the UFSI, and the Registries, as well as the Consent Layer and other components.
3. Deploy the required APIs onto an API sandbox.
4. Ensure that the various open source technologies interoperate with each other.
5. Be responsible for infrastructure sizing of the production environment and share an infra architecture / pre- requisites to transition the release into production seamlessly.
6. Drive the performance engineering and tuning of the architecture by ensuring designed architecture is for scale and devising plans to run load tests in the target environment post POC launch.
7. Complete the system integration and enable the interoperability of the various APIs.
8. Create solution architecture documentation for the deployment and infra architecture and ensuring the entire solution implementation and all integrations done follow the logic as per design construct

Project Description
The national Agri Stack aims to make it easier for farmers to get easier access to cheaper credit, higher-quality farm inputs, localised and specific advice, and more informed and convenient access to markets. Agri Stack also aims to make it easier for governments to plan and implement various farmer and agriculture focused benefit schemes.
The Agri Stack seeks to achieve the following broad objectives: -
1. Enable digitally driven agricultural ecosystem for the welfare of farmers
2. Create a set of databases, rules, governance structures and guidelines that enable the effective sharing of data pertaining to agriculture, across all stakeholders in the agriculture value-chain, nationwide
3. Build national digital infrastructure layer for the agriculture sector, following open- source technology for other digital applications, systems, portals and solutions to be integrated
4. Break silos and curate agriculture related data available with the Governments- State and Central departments, to be leveraged for farmers’ benefit and for better governance in an authenticated, mandated and secured way
5. Build and maintain National level core registries, to act as a single source of truth pertaining to Farmers, Farm-plots and Crops Sown – aggregating these from States’ registries
6. Create a digital farmer-centric ecosystem, to enable fair and improved access and choice
7. Simplify and consolidate farmers’ access in agriculture related benefits/schemes delivery with quick identification and authentication of the farmers
8. Create data opportunities for scheme convergence between Ministries and State Governments to better serve the Indian Farmers
9. Adopt collaborative and participatory approach with the States, by enabling them with relevant frameworks/reference applications (i.e., applications that the Centre will provide and which they can use or copy and adapt) and Standard Operating Procedures
Screening Criteria 1
The Solution Architect specialist shall have Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Computer Science or Information Technology, and Post- graduate degree in Engineering or Computer Science or Systems Software or an MBA/ MCA or MBA/ MCA equivalent.
Screening Criteria 2
The specialist should have 15 years of experience in development, testing and maintenance of application software along with application, network and system security, project management, Disaster Recovery Site Management, Capacity planning and IT management for digital products/solutions or digital transformational projects around India stack for enterprises or government clients in India.
Screening Criteria 3
Work experience should include India's Identity Stack including Aadhaar Authentication and e-KYC, e-Sign, etc.

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