Enterprise Architect - Enterprise Platforms

Meijer Inc. | Grand Rapids, MI

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Posted Date 6/23/2022
Description As a family company, we serve people and communities. When you work at Meijer, you’re provided with career and community opportunities centered around leadership, personal growth and development. Consider joining our family – take care of your career and your community! Meijer Rewards Weekly pay Scheduling flexibility Paid parental leave Paid education assistance Care.com/back-up care assistance Team member discount Development programs for advancement and career growth Please review the job profile below and apply today! This position is eligible for our Hybrid work schedule; whereas, the Team Member must live within reasonable commutable distance to our corporate offices in (Grand Rapids) Walker, MI to be able to work in office M-W, and optional work remote Th-F. Relocation assistance available to align with Hybrid schedule requirements. . This Enterprise Architect manages and influences all developers within the Corporate and Enterprise Systems (SAP, Workday, Microsoft Azure, etc.) for best practice and the standardization of design patterns. This role guides the organization and the information technology department in the selection and fitness of package solutions. The Enterprise Architect provides leadership and strategic-level oversight around best practice with a Cloud First approach. The Enterprise Architect is responsible for empowering the business strategy through alignment of architecture to the capabilities roadmap. Enterprise Architect creates the technology plans and provides direction to the IT organization around modernization of the architectural runway to align with DevOps and Agile development. What You'll be Doing (Responsibilities): Provide guidance and design standards for the architecture. Areas in scope include: Business Architecture, IT Strategy Facilitation, Strategic Portfolio Development and the Technical Architecture Domains. Develops and facilitates the implementation of architectural policies and standards, procedures and templates for use in architectural design, service transition and sustained enterprise solution operations. Align architectural runway to SAFe agile development. Analyzes overall effectiveness of architectural decisions to ensure best practices are incorporated to successfully meet the strategic goals of the company. Provide leadership and oversight in partnering with senior management to ensure that the architecture defines and demonstrates the interoperability, scalability, and portability of applications. Apply professional expertise and skills to review/evaluate vendor proposals to determine adherence to architectural guidelines, specifications and investment strategy. Provide professional expertise, exemplifies broad technical, analytical, and communication skills and reflects extensive knowledge about industry best practices and emerging trends for Meijer. Collaborates with peers and solution architects to achieve strategic and operational objectives relating to the Enterprise roadmap. Ensures alignment to security architecture standards and secure coding practices. Defines and integrates culture of ownership for architecture standards and design patterns. What You Bring with You (Qualifications): Bachelor's or comparable combination of education and related experience. Minimum 8 years experience in at least two IT disciplines in a multi-tier environment including but not limited to: Cloud computing, ERP, technical architecture, network management, application development, package delivery, middleware, database management or operations planning. Exposure to multiple, diverse technical configurations, technologies and processing environments. Knowledge of all components of a technical architecture. Knowledge of business re-engineering principles and processes. Strong leadership skills. Exceptional interpersonal skills including teamwork, facilitation and negotiation. Excellent analytical and technical skills. Excellent planning and organizational skills. Ability to estimate financial impact of technical architecture alternatives. Ability to quickly comprehend the functions and capabilities of new technology. . .
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