Architect, Enterprise Architecture

Confidential Company  •  Akron, OH and 3 other locations

11 - 15 years experience  •  Food & Beverages

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 06/29/18
Confidential Company
Akron, OH
11 - 15 years experience
Food & Beverages
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 06/29/18

POSITION SUMMARY

Architect position within the Enterprise Architecture Team. Works with Enterprise Architects to support and grow the architecture practice.  Responsible for coordinating and executing proof of concepts of new technology solutions aligned with business and technology roadmaps.  Supports research requests for emerging technologies and provides thought leadership on adoption of enterprise platforms.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Research and provide guidance on industry trends that will impact planning and future platform adoption
  • Build effective working relationships with key stakeholders via collaborative engagement
  • Develop and maintain lasting relationships with key vendors and system implementation partners
  • Lead proof of concept efforts for key architectural investment arenas
  • Configure and maintain proof of concept servers for EA usage
  • Create technology briefs on new technologies and platforms
  • Define total cost of ownership of technology investments including organizational and change management impact
  • Establish and document standards and best practices for new technology adoption
  • Outline impact to software development life cycle and support models
  • Guide teams in the use and rationalization of existing technologies
  • Socialize upcoming technologies via presentations to IS Leadership as well as larger departmental forums
  • Conduct formal post mortem review of proof of concepts with IS Leadership
  • Support key project initiatives by providing enterprise guidance throughout project lifecycle
  • Participate in Architecture Center of Excellence
  • Mentor and guide architects, leads, and developers within the organization
  • Champion an innovative mindset across Information Services

SELECTION CRITERIA

Education

  • BA/BS degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related technical

Experience

  • 10 years of IT experience is required
  • 2 years of architectureexperiencedesired
  • Working knowledge of Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform
  • Solid understanding of open source technologies

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