Head of Enterprise Architecture


Stamford, CT

Industry: Food & Beverages


11 - 15 years

Posted 154 days ago

  by    Kevin J. Collins

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Our client, a Global Franchise leader is seeking their Head of Enterprise Architecture. The purpose is to lead the company's Enterprise architecture function, covering Digital, Restaurant/POS, and corporate system areas. They will be responsible for working with architects and developers across all areas of technology to build and maintain a comprehensive technical architecture for Company that is flexible, scalable, operable, secure, maintainable, and meets the performance needs of the business.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Understand business goals and drivers and translate those into an appropriate technical solution
  • Architect and implement full-stack web and mobile software solutions
  • Analyze technical requirements, assess capabilities and analyze findings to provide appropriate solution recommendations and adoption strategy
  • Experience with API's and Platform Architecture
  • Create the conceptual, logical and physical design for full-stack web and mobile software solutions
  • Research, analyze, recommend and select technical approaches for solving difficult and challenging development and integration problems
  • Develop presentations for FWH leadership teams around software engineering solution offerings
  • Develop and deliver proposals to leadership including content, budgetary estimates, and resource requirements
  • Collaborate as part of larger delivery teams which may include project managers, business analysts, architects, developers, and change management professionals
  • Provide technical direction and oversight to software engineering implementation teams
  • Evangelize domain expertise and practice capabilities within Headquarters Technology
  • Leadership and People Management

Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Able to foster positive working relationships across the Technology and Digital function
  • Bias for action and results, while being cognizant of longer term goals ("Make it Right")
  • Able to manage the details while maintaining focus on longer term strategic goals
  • 10+ years previous software engineering experience
  • B.S. in Computer Science, related fields or commensurate work experience
  • 5+ years developing mobile applications (e.g., iOS, Android, Xamarin, Scala)
  • 5+ years of API strategy, design and development
  • 5+ years developing front end (web) applications (e.g., Backbone, React, Angular.js)
  • 5+ years server-side development (e.g. .NET, node.js)
  • Experience designing large-scale software system which are extensible, fault-tolerant, and maintainable
  • Experience with agile software development (including TDD and BDD and tools such as Selenium and Cucumber).
  • Strong analytical problem solving ability
  • Good written, verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Self-starter with the ability to work independently and as part of a project team

The successful candidate may also have:

  • API management experience (e.g., Mulesoft, Apigee, Snaplogic, Dell Boomi)
  • Project experience implementing software engineering and DevOps services for business teams or consumers
  • Product knowledge and understanding of IaaS/PaaS platforms including: AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud
  • Software performance analysis, troubleshooting and remediation techniques
  • Automation and configuration management and the concept of Infrastructure as Code
  • Software performance analysis, troubleshooting and remediation techniques.

Please forward resume as a Word Doc.

$225K - $237K