Integrated Talent Strategies is looking for an Enterprise Platform Solution Architect for a hybrid opportunity in the Cleveland, Ohio area. This role is for someone with at least 10 years of IT experience and is a full-time permanent opportunity with a pension, 6% 401k match, stock equity, and fantastic Healthcare Benefits.
The ideal candidate must have an in-depth understanding of architectural patterns, principles, and frameworks, and be well-versed in key technology platforms, infrastructure, database, security, legal compliance rules and software platforms. The incumbent should have strong understanding of the technical architecture of the packaged solutions such as Oracle ERP, Oracle SaaS Fusion cloud, Coupa, Salesforce etc. The Enterprise Platform Solution Architect will provide technical leadership and influence strategic decision-making in support of the Architecture practice which in turn supports and enables business goals.
This position requires an individual who is highly motivated and committed to providing exceptional technical solutions, architecture, and collaboration. This role requires someone who is passionate about technology and has a track record of delivering high-quality solutions in a fast-paced environment.
Strategy & Planning
•Develop high-level and detailed solution architecture designs, including technical specifications and implementation plans.
•Accountable for technical decisions, documentation and direction for high-level designs, and approaches.
•Provide solution that is based on Reference Digital Integration Layer (Digital Integration Hub) that ties together the Experience Layer, Microservices, Event-based integration, Data management (data streaming), and the system of record applications and data such as Oracle EBS, Oracle Cloud, other ERPs, and other large enterprise applications across the globe.
•Responsible for design of Microservices Technology platforms with a strong focus on reusability.
•Conduct proof-of-concept, pilot on the latest trends and advancements in digital transformation and apply them to the organization's technology strategy.
•Ensure the security, scalability, and reliability of technology solutions, and address any potential risks or issues that may impact business operations.
•Provide gap, risk and impact analysis.
•Work with IT/technology owners to identify and address operational impact and lower the total cost of ownership for IT capabilities.
•Conduct regular assessments of the technology architecture to identify areas for improvement and make recommendations to Platform Engineering leadership.
•Work closely across technology organizations to identify, architect and design foundational technology capabilities that will set the base for our Digital transformation initiatives across product development and Integration.
•Identify solution accelerators for various Enablement teams (Microservices, Digital Integration Layer, Lowcode/Nocode, DevOps etc.) to increase adoption of modernization.
•Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including developers, UX, data analysts, product owners, and business analysts to design and implement scalable, high-performing solutions.
•Partner with key stakeholders across Enterprise Architecture, Product teams to understand the Business Transformation roadmap especially around newer cloud solutions such as Oracle SaaS, HighRadius, etc. And identify opportunities to improve processes and workflows through technology solutions.
Acquisition & Deployment
•Monitor and manage the performance of deployed technologies and software products, ensuring that they meet agreed-upon service level agreements (SLAs).
•Work independently and hands-on to prototype.
•Develop and maintain technical documentation and standard operating procedures (SOPs) for the deployment and operation of new technologies and software products.
•Identify and mitigate risks associated with the deployment of new technologies and software products, ensuring that security and compliance requirements are met.
•Establish and maintain a culture of continuous improvement, including implementing metrics to measure the effectiveness of the technology architecture and identifying areas for improvement.
•Develop solutions to support cybersecurity strategies to protect the organization from internal and external threats.
•Oversee the deployment of new technology solutions and ensuring that they are integrated seamlessly with existing systems and processes.
•Continuously evaluate and improve operational processes to enhance efficiency and reduce risk.
•Participate in internal and external committees, working groups, and other forums to share knowledge, promote best practices, and drive improvements in technical solutions.
•Conduct training sessions, workshops, and other educational activities to share knowledge and improve technical skills among team members and other stakeholders.
•Participate in hiring and talent management processes to identify and recruit top talent, as well as develop and retain existing team members.
•Serve as a mentor to technical staff, providing guidance, feedback, and support to help them develop their skills and achieve their professional goals.
Formal Education & Certification
•Bachelor's degree (or foreign equivalent) in a Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Information Technology field of study (e.G., Information Technology, Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering, Computer Systems Management, Mathematics) or equivalent experience.
Knowledge & Experience
•10+ years of IT experience
•8+ years of experience in solution architecture and architectural frameworks, including the creation of current, transitional, and future state architectures.
•8+ years of experience in Java/Spring Boot, or similar platforms or frameworks in a service-oriented environment
•Good experience with modern product development and Integration architectures
•In-depth understanding of architectural patterns, principles, and frameworks.
•Experience in Domain Driven Design.
•Strong technical background in key technology platforms, infrastructure, database, security, legal compliance rules, and software platforms
•Experience with containers and orchestration platforms (Kubernetes, Docker Enterprise) in the public/hybrid cloud model
•Experience with Azure platform and services offered by Azure cloud platform.
•Experience in Solutioning digital products using PowerApps platform, ReactJS, Java spring boot, docker, Kubernetes etc.
•8+ Experience in Microservices, Event-based integration layer, and data management layer.
•Should have zero distance to code and be able review the detailed design, code, configuration, data model and provide specific inputs to the developers.
•Experience of building products & services in "As a Service”models (e.G., SaaS, IaaS, PaaS) and platforms (e.G., AWS, Azure)
•Extensive experience working with Cloud and Enterprise Middleware technologies, architectures, programming systems, and models, ideally in a product company building large Enterprise software suites and solutions.
•Experience with DevOps and Agile engineering practices
•Experience with routing and messaging tools / patterns
•8+ years collaborating with internal clients and/or external agencies/partners.
•Ability to develop process flow-based data and software architectures - designing process and data flows that are aligned with product processes and information systems.
•Agile product development experience utilizing Scrum or Kanban.
•Experience with Agile tool is a plus.
•High credibility with leadership, while also able to connect and build trust-based relationships with stakeholders at all levels of the organization.
•Ability to focus/align the organization around critical initiatives, policies, and best practices.
•Strong customer orientation.
•Strong written and oral communication skills.
•A proven track record of setting and meeting aggressive goals and action plans, both as an individual and with a team
•Commitment to fostering a culture of inclusion and diversity.
•Effective leadership skills. These include team building, consensus building, the ability to balance team and individual responsibilities, and achieving goals through others not directly under the leader's supervision, by working ethically and with integrity.
•Excellent listening, interpersonal, written, collaboration, and oral communication skills. These skills will be used to explain digital concepts and technologies to business leaders, and business concepts to technologists;the ability to present and explain technical information in a way that establishes rapport, persuades others, and gains understanding, and to sell ideas and processes internally at all levels.
•Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities.
•Attentive to detail with a focus on multitasking and the application of resources
•required to achieve goals.
•Strong commitment to inclusion and diversity.