Use this step by step explanation to craft a good employee performance feedback review for a senior technical architect. Find the right words with quality phrases.

A Senior Technical Architect is responsible for defining the overall structure of a system or a program. This position allows one to act as a project manager who oversees IT projects that are aimed at improving the business and ensuring each part of the project run smoothly.

More tasks for this position include identifying the organization's needs and meeting them, liaising with people from different backgrounds - management, designers, programmers, etc., ensuring the project satisfies the needs of the organization and people using it, breaking down large scale projects into manageable chunks, figuring out which IT products are of cost-benefit analysis and research, explaining clearly to designers and developers the requirements and overseeing the same project to the end, advising the customer on future management of IT needs.

Employee Performance Review Sample

Employee's Name: Title:
Review Period: __/__/__ to __/__/__ Employee SSN:
Work Location: Supervisor's Name:

Instructions

  1. Rating: Rate the employee against the core skills based on how well he/she demonstrates each skill. Give scores 1, 2, or 3 for each rating depending on the employee's performance.
  2. Comments: Use this area to give examples of employee's performance phrases. The phrases should describe how well an employee has performed on previously set goals based on the given core skill.
  3. Summary: Use this section to give a summary of the employee's strengths and areas for improvement or development. Recommend a step increase for an employee who has met the expectations and performance improvement plans for one who doesn't meet expectations.
  4. Human Resources Review: Human resources manager must examine and indicate whether he/she concurs with the evaluation and comments. If the manager agrees, then he/she must sign the evaluation form. If he/she doesn't concur, then he/she must provide reasons explaining why this is so.
  5. Signatures: Sign the evaluation form and give it to the employee to go through and answer the Self Evaluation Questions. Ask him/her to sign and date the evaluation form before giving it back to the human resources for filing.

Rating Meaning

The employee fails to perform the most important aspects of the job satisfactorily. Requires close guidance to carry out routine jobs. He/she needs significant improvement in all areas. Meetings should be held between the employee and the supervisor to discuss performance deficiencies.

1

Employee routinely meets and exceeds expectations in all areas of responsibility. Produces high-quality work that at times exceeds expectations. Consistently meets the most critical annual goals. Occasionally produces timely and accurate results.

2

The employee consistently and significantly exceeds the communicated expectations by producing exceptionally high-quality work. He/she demonstrates exceptional knowledge of his/her duties and is highly recognized by others as an authority in his/her area of work.

3

Supervisor's Feedback

Skill

Comments

Rating

LISTENING SKILLS: Listening Skills are a practical ability to accurately receive and interpret messages you receive during the communication process to ensure flow and accuracy are maintained.

Reflects appropriately to issues raised by the person who was previously talking.

Shows great concentration and enthusiasm when listening to other people.

2

INNOVATION: Innovation is the process of translating new invention into a service that creates value or brings better solutions that meet the requirements.

Not afraid to make mistakes and shows great resolve to learn from experiences.

Builds and maintains beneficial relationships, which helps achieve great results.

2

FACILITATION: Facilitation is making tasks or life easy for others while ensuring the daily running of successful meetings or workshops or business at large.

Asks open-ended questions and gives group members time to elaborate Yes or No answers

Makes sure that every group member has a chance to contribute ideas and that discussion is not dominated by one or two people

2

NETWORKING: Networking is the process that encourages an exchange of information and ideas among individuals or groups that share the same interests.

Creates time to review the names and details of new contacts in order to get ready for future appointments

Scans one's feed on social media in order to see what is happening in one's corner of the business world and track competition

2

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY AND DIVERSITY: Equal Opportunity and Diversity means having employees from a wide range of background that includes different ages, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religious belief, educational background, physical ability and treating them equally.

Respects both genders and shares work equally without overlooking some of them

Treats others with dignity thus preserving the company's culture of respect for all

3

PERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS: Personal Relationships is the relationship between individuals who have or have had a continuing relationship of any nature either professional or informal.

Initiates a conversation by asking questions, sharing something about oneself and allowing the other person to share

Continues interacting with the person one has gotten to know in order to know each other better professionally and personally

2

ROLE AWARENESS: Role Awareness is the ability to be informed of your role in a given environment as well as understand the expectations placed on a position and to see how they are met apparently.

Identifies the daily activities and tasks involved in a project and highlights and makes that one can complete them before starting the project

Creates a vivid and compelling vision of the goal one wants to achieve and develops strategies to achieve it

3

SEEING POTENTIAL PROBLEMS: Seeing Potential Problems is the ability to structure the current situations and identify developments that could cause problems in the future.

Asks team members to paraphrase their understanding of the project and their roles in it as well as the consequences of not completing it

Lets employees and colleagues know what is going on behind the scenes in order to help them prepare for changes

2

RESEARCH: Research is the ability to stay updated on the latest trends in different fields as per your concern or the concern of your company or business.

Tries to examine problems from a different point of view

Makes effort to identify ideas and concepts that are relevant to a problem

2

TECHNICAL SKILLS: Technical Skills are the abilities and knowledge mostly related to mechanical, IT, scientific and mathematical needed to perform specific tasks in the workplace.

Shows interest to understand how complex systems and processes work

Shows willingness to learn new technologies and makes an effort to remain updated with technology

2

Self Evaluation

Self Evaluation Question

Employee Comments

LISTENING SKILLS:

Have you ever been interrupted by a speaker in the middle of a conversation?

What are some of the distractions that you have that prevent you from having a good conversation with someone?

[employee comments]
INNOVATION:

Explain how you go about when solving a problem or an issue?

Do you delegate work and how has it benefitted you as an individual?

[employee comments]
FACILITATION:

Is there a time when you have had to deal with a group member who does not attend group meetings? How did you go about it?

How do you encourage group members to stay motivated when there is work pressure?

[employee comments]
NETWORKING:

Describe a networking event that changed your career life. What was the event about? What happened?

What are some of the things you don't like about networking events and networking in general?

[employee comments]
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY AND DIVERSITY:

Are you lost in your world such that you don't care about others?

Do you choose who to support and who not to offer assistance?

[employee comments]
PERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS:

Can you describe an experience that showcases your ability to work and relate well with other employees in the workplace?

Describe a time when you have met resistance while trying to build a relationship with a colleague. How did you deal with it?

[employee comments]
ROLE AWARENESS:

Describe a project that required you to demonstrate role awareness. What was your role and what was the outcome?

How many hours a week do you set aside for improving your professional skills that make you more aware of your position in the company?

[employee comments]
SEEING POTENTIAL PROBLEMS:

Is there a time when you have faced a huge problem that could have been prevented? How did you go about solving it?

When hiring employees, how do you make sure that they are the best fit for the position at hand?

[employee comments]
RESEARCH:

Have you ever failed to communicate the purpose and outcomes of a research clearly? How did you correct the situation?

What efforts are you making to improve your critical thinking skills when examining the validity and truth of arguments?

[employee comments]
TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Have you ever made suggestions that improved an existing technical system?

What efforts are you making to learn more about coding and programming?

[employee comments]

Summary

Sections 1-4: To be completed by the supervisor

Section 5: To be completed by the employee

1. Exceeds Job Related Expectations

2. Areas to improve

3. Goals completed since last performance feedback

4. Goals for next period

5. Employee comments

Signatures

I acknowledge that I discussed this performance feedback with my supervisor. My signature does not mean that I agree or disagree with this appraisal.
Employee: Date:
Supervisor: Date:
Human Resources: Date:

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