Lead Technology Architect - Enterprise/Integration/Solutions (ALLENTOWN) W2 ONLY

Architect, Architecture, IT, Research
Full Time

Job Description

Ths position is located in the ALLENTOWN, PA Area.

W2 Candidates Only! NO AGENCIES!

INTERESTED? Please send resumes to James Derrick.

JAMES DERRICK

Galen Technology Solutions





Lead Technology Architect

Leads the architecture governance through Architecture Forum and Cloud Forum. Leads projects, analyzes, and solves complex problems, and recommends solutions.

Job Summary

The Lead Technology Architect can be assigned to the areas of Enterprise Architecture, Integration Architecture and/or Solutions Architecture. The Lead level is recognized as an expert in own area within the organization and works independently, under minimal guidance from supervisor. Drives the development of the enterprise architecture process and should keep abreast of the latest technologies and technological opportunities in his/her knowledge area. Must understand business needs and apply smart technology strategy for competitive advantage. Works with various IT teams to champion the adoption of patterns, platforms, and tools to support the usage and conformity of solution architecture.

Enterprise Architecture : Assesses wider industry technology trends (e.g., artificial intelligence, robot process automation, internet of things) and best practices to identify best-in-class IT and architecture direction, and is responsible for the establishment, development and promotion of standard architectures / frameworks for a specific architectural discipline (e.g., business, data, application, infrastructure, security, platform, web, user interface (UI), etc.).

Integration Architecture : Creates the technical vision and provide thought leadership for all integration technologies. Develops, creates awareness for, and monitors adherence to integration standards and will utilize these standards to design solutions that meet operational requirements, such as scalability, maintainability, security, reliability, extensibility, flexibility, availability, and manageability. Requires a deep understanding of integration technologies and practices as well as the business acumen to develop overarching system designs. Works with various IT teams to champion the adoption of patterns, platforms, and tools to support the usage and conformity of the integration architecture.

Solutions Architecture : Assesses wider industry technology trends (e.g., artificial intelligence, robot process automation, internet of things) and best practices to identify best-in-class IT and architecture direction and is responsible for high level architectural design as well as playing a crucial role in identifying new technologies that could affect overall business strategy.

Primary Responsibilities

Leads the architecture governance through Architecture Forum and Cloud Forum

• Organize and review artifacts for IT leadership awareness on major system and product implementations for Architecture Forum

• Organize and steer presentations for cloud implementation to the Cloud Forum

• Lead the technology and architecture review process working across teams with IT governance, asset management, and cyber security

• Maintain contacts with all business functions to assimilate IT system portfolio to bridge the gap between business strategic goals with the ecosystem for a complete information architecture

Leads projects, analyzes, and solves complex problems, and recommends solutions in the below areas.

Technology Domain:

• Understand and evaluate the technology trends and the changing business/competitor landscape and prepare the organization to be disruptive

• Facilitate rapid solutioning through a broad knowledge of available services to define end-to-end architecture to promote a clear and consistent business vision

• Work with supporting teams to devise and validate viable solutions

• Develop and maintain architectural assets including principles, standards, policies, reference architectures, models, blueprints, roadmaps, frameworks, patterns, and services

• Collaborate with Technology Translators and Integrators as necessary in proof of concept demonstrations and help scale up proven solutions to meet business needs

Functional Domain:

• Work with peers in the business to collaborate on innovative technology initiatives that create business value either through growth opportunities or operational improvements

• Collaborate with and serve as a consultant to key business stakeholders and project teams on proposed and alternative architectures to implement efficient and cost-effective solutions

• Research, identify, and document new / existing technologies, business models, processes, and industry trends

• Provide architectural leadership and expertise in the creation of technical solutions to address business needs

• Ensure common architecture decisions are implemented consistently across business and IT to support the business and IT strategies

Basic Qualifications

• Bachelor's degree and 7 years of related work experience OR 10 years of related work experience

• Excitement, curiosity, and passion for shaping the future through digital technology

• Strong knowledge of advanced technology architecture and emerging trends

• Familiar with the latest technologies, trends, standards, products, and applicability

• Ability to develop & articulate technology innovation roadmap and vision

• Ability to effectively adapt to rapid technological and business change while maintaining enthusiasm and displaying sound judgment

Preferred Qualifications

• Master's Degree in relevant technology/industry areas

• Ability to manage team members work as they operate cross functionally

• Demonstrated leadership skills

• Utilities industry experience

• Excellent interpersonal relations skills
Dice Id : galen
Position Id : 1573982
Originally Posted : 3 months ago
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