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Enterprise Solutions Architect

Service Experts
Req ID:
2952
Category:
Information Technology
Location Name:
Service Experts
Location Address:
1840 N Greenville Ave, Suite #128-A, Richardson, TX 75081
Status:
Full-Time

Financial Services Systems

 

Job:                                 Enterprise Solutions Architect

Position:                         Enterprise Solutions Architect, Financial Services Systems

Experience:                    8+

Service Experts has initiated a set of technology initiatives to transform the way in which we provide  total home comfort to our customers.

To make this transformation a reality, the Information Technology department is adding an Enterprise Solutions Architect to the team.  The Enterprise Solutions Architect is a facilitative leader that creates long term, architectural capacity within the organization by guiding and coaching both business professionals and technologist through the practice of enterprise architecture.  The Enterprise Solution Architecture will combine business, technology, and leadership skills to define the architecture of technology solutions for the financial services segment of the enterprise.

Responsibilities: 

Competencies

  • Demonstrates a strong understanding of structural and methodological enterprise architecture frameworks
  • Demonstrates a strong understanding of enterprise architecture modeling and analysis practices
  • Demonstrates a strong understanding of the changes and trends impacting the technology industry
  • Demonstrates a strong understanding of changes to the commercial application landscape of relevance to the organization
  • Demonstrates a strong understanding of integration patterns and practices
  • Demonstrates a strong understanding of software development patterns and practices
  • Demonstrates a strong understanding of the services offerings of cloud platforms
  • Demonstrates strong team facilitation skills
  • Demonstrates strong influencing and leadership skills
  • Demonstrates strong coaching and mentoring skills
  • Demonstrates strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrates strong logic and critical thinking skills
  • Demonstrates strong self-management

Work Activities

  • Builds strong partnerships with the business and technology stakeholders
  • Facilitates discussions with business and technology stakeholders to understand how current systems support the functions of the enterprise
  • Cultivates transformational and incremental opportunities for improving the positioning of systems that support the functions of the enterprise
  • Develops the current state and future state architectures of the business and information systems domains of solutions through the definition of models and views
  • Leads intersystem design decisions, such as functional placement and integration, that define or cross system boundaries
  • Presents strategic and tactical cross domain and intersystem solution design options and recommendations to decisions makers for decision
  • Facilitates the cross functional evaluation of technology products being procured
  • Manages the definition of lifecycles for technologies
  • Coaches and guides technologist on system design decisions
  • Contributes to the definition of architectural principles that guide the application of technology within the enterprise
  • Contributes to the definition of the enterprise’s strategic technology direction by representing the alignment of technology to the needs of the enterprise
  • Contributes to the analysis of industry technology trends that are of possible value to the enterprise

Professionalism

  • Treats others with respect and courtesy
  • Gives others the benefit of the doubt, recognizing that everyone has unique pressures that drive decisions and behaviors
  • Seeks to find working solutions that are beneficial to all concerned
  • Ensures words (promises) are followed by correlating actions
  • Clearly and frequently communicates relevant information in a thoughtful and measured manner to a variety of individuals including peers, stakeholders, executives, partners, and vendors
  • Holds one self and others to high quality standards in all areas of work
  • Continuously improves ones skills

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, MIS, or equivalent relevant work experience
  • Experience leading the definition of solutions architectures for major technology efforts
  • Experience defining and maintaining the architecture models and views for an enterprise segment
  • Enterprise Architecture certifications in TOGAF, Zachman, and ArchiMate preferred

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