It Enterprise Architect

Are you looking to be of influence in a large international organization?  This company is seeking an enterprise architect who has been part of a large digital transformation in the engineering space.  Do you have experience in Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) or Product Lifycycle Management(PLM)?  This effort will be leading the ship forward and put you in the drivers seat with the collaboration of all teams.   Relocation and an attractive salary!

Position: 

Searching for an experienced enterprise architect who can support, envision and execute the engineering digital transformation by architecting a technical solution that connects our enterprise application like product lifecycle management solutions (PLM) configure price and quote (CPQ), Enterprise resource planning (ERP) and our 2D-3D model-based enterprise (MBE) practices. The goal is to reduce our technical debt and drive reusability, by standardizing processes and technological solutions across the globe.

This position plays an integral role in building a holistic view and roadmap of the company's technology strategy and processes. You will collaborate with internal technology groups to ensure that proposed technical solutions align with the company's overall objectives and Engineering IT vision. The following is expected:

  • Apply a customer experience lens to Enterprise Architect (EA) activities
  • Build the long-term strategic roadmap for all IT systems architecture
  • Circulate technical roadmaps that align IT priorities with business partner needs
  • Demonstrate digital opportunities and collaborate with internal innovation teams
  • Develop and maintain policies, standards, and guidelines to ensure that a consistent framework is applied across the company
  • Develop application and infrastructure rationalization framework to reduce technical debt
  • Remain relevant and knowledgeable about on cloud technologies and cloud and hybrid cloud frameworks
  • Lead the design and modeling of tactical architectures for the delivery, development, and support of projects
  • Manage and facilitate an EA review board/council to evaluate project proposals for architectural fit
  • Monitor new technological advances in application development and information technologies
  • Participate in digital strategy decisions and provide digital business model consulting within IT Teams
  • Collaborate with business and technology subject matter experts to elicit and translate business requirements into technological solutions
  • Collaborate with Information Security to ensure architecture aligns with security strategy and policies
  • Collaborate with other technical teams and developers to provide a consensus-based scalable and adaptable architectural solution

Required Skills 

  • Preferred Bachelor's degree with 6+ years of relevant experience or Associate’s Degree with 8+ years of experience or 10+ years of relevant experience
  • Five or more years of architecture and project leadership experience
  • Three to four years of global IT experience
  • One to three years of development experience
  • Experience building enterprise architecture roadmaps
  • Experience in designing, integrating, and managing complex infrastructure solutions
  • Comprehensive knowledge of hardware, software, application, and systems engineering
  • Demonstrated experience with the business process and performance modeling, benchmarking, and financial analysis
  • The ability to “think big” and challenge conventional wisdom regarding technology refresh and hype
  • Strong leadership and negotiation skills with business and technical groups
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong project management and organization skills
  • A demonstrated ability to build consensus among many stakeholders
  • The ability to be comfortable with ambiguity and a willingness to take principled bets on new technology
  • The ability to establish, implement, and enforce appropriate IT standards to meet business requirements
  • The ability to build a comprehensive understanding of and strategically connect the needs of multiple functional areas
  • The ability to perform all essential job functions of the position with or without accommodations
  • Ability to travel up to 30% of the time locally and internationally based on the business needs

Advantage Tech is proud to recognized as Kansas City Business Journal’s #1 locally owned IT staffing firm and proud to have recently opened another branch in Omaha, Nebraska.  We are passionate about delivering world-class service and value to our consultants and clients. 

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