IT Architect

    • Qualcomm Technologies
  • San Diego, CA
  • Posted 57 days ago | Updated 11 hours ago


On Site
USD 161,000.00 - 242,000.00 per year
Full Time


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Information Technology
IT management
IT architecture
Service delivery
Strategic planning
Enterprise architecture
High availability
Systems design
Relationship building
Thought leadership
Problem solving
Data Analysis
Continuous integration
Continuous delivery
Cyber security

Job Details

Company:Qualcomm Incorporated

Job Area:Information Technology Group, Information Technology Group > IT Architect

General Summary:

Provides technical leadership and is responsible for establishing the direction for the IT architecture, standards, design and implementation approaches for the company's application systems and/or infrastructure. Creates, evaluates and implements plans and design proposals for high impact IT solutions and their use involving leading edge technologies and methods considering key factors such as their long-term effectiveness (service delivery and cost), practicality, technical limitations and criticality.

The role would be to align the Sales, Marketing, and Service technical teams to ensure the below:
  • Align across all teams (Service Owners, SOD ,Infrastructure Teams) to deliver Sales and Marketing strategic plan
  • Align Sales and Marketing with Enterprise Architecture standards, recommendations and requirements
  • Ensurethatdevelopmentprocessesandbestpracticesareadopted (CI/CD, integration development framework)
  • Own ISRPs/VPASS within Sales and Marketing vertical to ensure consistency and alignment with Cybersecurity best practices
  • Align Common Services (IAM, API Gateway, etc) across Sales and Marketing roadmap
  • Drive the process to ensure Sales and Marketing applications have enterprise observability, reliability, High Availability (HA) , Supportability
  • Providetechnicalguidanceandmentorshipto global teammembers
  • Own Technical Debt strategy , system obsolescence planning, and security/application(Log4J, Java) hardening to meet enterprise standards

Minimum Qualifications:
8+ years of IT-specific work experience with a Bachelor's degree.
10+ years of IT-specific work experience without a Bachelor's degree.

Preferred Qualifications:

Master's degree in IT-related field.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

Executes tasks and makes decisions with large impact and scope, and provides oversight when needed to drive multiple, highly complex cross-organizational projects and other assignments forward.

Drives collaboration with internal and external leaders across IT, and other senior leaders to solve complex problems.

Proactively identifies problems, aligns resource plans with business objectives, and oversees the planning, coordination, and assignment of talent to accomplish priorities and deadlines, and to improve organizational efficiency.

Conducts autonomous research and learning, and testing of new IT technology to develop new processes, applications, or solutions, and presents detailed demonstrations or proof of concepts to senior leaders across the organization.

Engages with business partners cross-functionally (e.g., testing group, product group, customers) to develop and execute a plan and system design for a large initiative.

Practices self-leadership and promotes learning in others by building relationships with cross-functional stakeholders and other industry leaders.

Seeks out and capitalizes on improvement opportunities, often at a level that affects cross-functional teams and business partners internally and externally to the organization, and takes ownership of high priority issues or risks, as appropriate.

Brings forth innovative solutions for complex issues in IT ecosystems by leveraging cross-functional and industry contacts, and troubleshoots problems of any complexity.
Engages business partners and communicates across the organization to resolve large scale system/program conflicts and challenges.

Displays thought leadership and identifies the state of system solutions, approaches, or other technical information and compares against industry standards to identify opportunities for improvement.

Presents end-to-end solutions within and outside of project team to ensure project completion, and influences decision making process.

Considers all aspects as lead of a design by determining which teams should get involved and which tests need to be conducted, reviewing risk areas and impact, and highlighting the right set of issues to share with senior leadership and the entire team.

Level of Responsibility:
Working independently with no supervision.

Taking responsibility for own work and making decisions with more significant in their impact, influencing overall program or project success, finances, and/or the ability to meet objectives; errors are not readily apparent due to the complexity of work process/product or time between decisions and results; errors typically result in significant expenditure of time, resources, and funds to correct.

Using verbal and written communication skills to convey complex and/or detailed information to multiple individuals/audiences with differing knowledge levels. Role may require strong negotiation and influence, communication to large groups or high-level constituents.

Having a great degree of influence over key organizational decisions (e.g., is making or directly making key decisions that have substantial impact on the organization).

Using deductive and inductive problem solving is required; multiple approaches may be taken/necessary to solve the problem; often information is missing or conflicting; advanced data analysis and interpretation skills are required.

Exercising exceptional creativity is needed to innovate new ideas and develop innovative products/ processes without established objectives or known parameters.

Occasionally participates in strategic planning within own area affecting immediate operations.

Although this role has some expected minor physical activity, this should not deter otherwise qualified applicants from applying. If you are an individual with a physical or mental disability and need an accommodation during the application/hiring process, please call Qualcomm's toll-free number found for assistance. Qualcomm will provide reasonable accommodations, upon request, to support individuals with disabilities as part of our ongoing efforts to create an accessible workplace.

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Pay range:
$161,000.00 - $242,000.00

The above pay scale reflects the broad, minimum to maximum, pay scale for this job code for the location for which it has been posted. Even more importantly, please note that salary is only one component of total compensation at Qualcomm. We also offer a competitive annual discretionary bonus program and opportunity for annual RSU grants (employees on sales-incentive plans are not eligible for our annual bonus). In addition, our highly competitive benefits package is designed to support your success at work, at home, and at play. Your recruiter will be happy to discuss all that Qualcomm has to offer!

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