Expert Business Architect - Enterprise Architecture

NIKE   •  

Portland, OR

Industry: Retail & Consumer Goods


5 - 7 years

Posted 180 days ago

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Key Responsibilities

• Drives and facilitates the right discussions with business leaders to identify business capabilities in relation to current and future business objectives
• Create and maintain business capability, data, process and technology inventories. Work with multiple capability and functional teams to gather and document the structure of Nike’s business and technology landscape.
• Lead, build, manage, enhance business capability model along maturity / optimization framework to drive enablement of the longer-term roadmap
• Partner in the strategic planning process by providing input to the scope definition of strategic initiatives leveraging capabilities, creating capability heatmaps to provide visibility to impacts, dependencies, overlaps and opportunities. Key Deliverables include (but not limited to): Capability Model, Capability Heatmaps, Capability Maturity Assessments, Capability Impact Assessments, Capability Health Assessments & Capability Roadmaps
• Works closely with Domain architects and leaders to develop domain roadmaps
• Works closely with solution/technical architects to deliver business architecture artifacts needed for End to End Architecture & Solution Architecture Approach deliverables
• Presents recommendations and solutions clearly and concisely and is able to focus on key points to portray the intended message or purpose
• Advocate and drive adoption of “best practices” to ensure standardization of business architecture outputs across the enterprise
• Takes an active role in enterprise portfolio investment strategies by assessing and rationalizing proposed enterprise capabilities
• Business thinking and highly strategic in order to define practical solutions that align with corporate strategy
• Effectively manage priorities, deliverables and timelines with little need for escalation


• 5+ years of experience in performing the responsibilities of business architecture, capability management, business capability roadmap creation
• 3+ years as lead business architect preferred
• Large enterprise experience
• Demonstrated track record of leading within complex organizations requiring strong influence management skills - ability to work cooperatively at all levels in matrix environment
• Strong facilitation skills and experience in managing senior stakeholder relationship, partnership and interactions
• Exceptional collaboration, listening, written and verbal communication skills with ability to facilitate strategic business strategy, capability and architecture conversations with all stakeholders (management, business users, and technology resources)
• Current knowledge of industry best practices for business architecture
• Self-starter with high motivation and passion who thrives in an ever-changing, fast-paced business environment with the ability to adapt to change
• Strong leadership, confidence, and influencing skills. High level of executive presence.
• Strong understanding of Agile driven development, Product model & bias towards action