Sr. Network Architect

Matson   •  

Phoenix, AZ

Industry: Transportation


11 - 15 years

Posted 47 days ago

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the development and maintenance of enterprise architectureblueprints that document our network strategy, future state of technology architecture, and multiyear execution roadmap
  • Creates and documents standards and patterns that can be leveraged for future re-use, and actively seek opportunities to leverage industry solutions for new business offerings and services
  • Develops and maintains the network reference architecture which includes the business capability reference model, guiding principles, standards, patterns and usage guidelines
  • Creates contextual and conceptual models that help document and simplify potentially complex topics
  • Serves as a trusted advisor to leaders and business stakeholders in the development of the strategic portfolio or business unit plans
  • Provides comprehensive analytical thinking to ensure transformation costs, impact and value are properly understood estimated and controlled across people, process and technology
  • Collaborates with customers, vendors, industry consultants and senior company leadership to continuously learn and identify opportunities to advance on our network strategy
  • Manages the creation and maintenance of models that identify interdependencies between business units, roles, associated capabilities, and technologies
  • Possesses strong situational analysis and decision-making abilities
  • Tailors communications to the senior management level
  • Grows and mentors team of network engineers as needed

Technical Requirements/Competencies:

  • Architect who champions and continuously contributes to the advancement of the architecture operating model, governance, processes, policies, standards, and framework for the Business Architecture capability
  • Uses repeatable architecture frameworks and processes to enable complex cross-functional initiatives related to major business initiatives
  • Develops and maintains strategies and solutions for the enterprise in collaboration with executive leadership across the business and IT
  • Champions portfolio to enterprise level strategic initiatives across one or more business units
  • Has a tangible impact on the strategic direction of enterprise initiatives
  • Possesses the excellent interpersonal skills necessary to articulate the value of a strong enterprise

Qualifications, Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A. or B.S) in Information Systems, Engineering, Data Science, Analytics or Computer Science from four-year college or university or equivalent technical certification preferred
  • Master’s degree (M.S. or M.B.S.) preferred
  • 10+ years of relevant business and IT experience.
  • 8+ years of hands-on experience of working in the Network arena
  • 5+ years of hands-on experience in network protocols administration
  • 3+ years of architecture practice experience
  • Demonstrated proficiency in understanding enterprise architecture life cycle methodologies
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills that demonstrate collaboration, facilitation, negotiation, conflict management and influence