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Director of Enterprise Architecture

Company: Merchants Fleet Management
Location: Hooksett
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Description: Performs the leadership, definition, facilitation, analysis, design and implementation of tasks required for the development of an Enterprise Architecture (EA). Defines system and application architecture including vision and strategy as well as implementation guidelines. - Understands and creates strategies and policies to meet overall business goals and drive business value. Oversees and manages the architecture team and reports to the VP of Enterprise Solutions and Architecture. -Location: Hooksett, NHWhat Your Day Looks Like: -

  • Manage and develop the architecture team, establish goals, provide feedback and help grow individual skillsets.
  • Assist business leaders in enabling their future-state business capabilities that, in turn, drive the organization's targeted business outcomes through the choice of programs, projects and initiatives the organization chooses to invest in.
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders, subject matter experts and peer leadership group to drive solutions and business value.
  • Lead and coordinate all aspects of the EA program, including: business architecture, information architecture, solutions architecture, technical architecture, and security architecture.
  • Manage, Lead and Collaborate with Data Architects, Solution Architects and Application Architects to develop architecture principles, standards, best practices, guidelines, and vision.
  • Define high-level migration plans to address the gaps between the current and future state through the EA road map, linked to the IT budgeting and capital planning processes.
  • Create and coordinate governance to assure adherence to architecture standards and company/technology vision.
  • Maintain insight into and manage other architecture-related activities and the respective roles (such as business, information, solution and technical). -
  • Lead the analysis of the current technology environment to detect deficiencies and recommend "best practices" and solutions for improvement. In addition, lead the analysis of technology industry and market trends to determine the potential impact on the enterprise as well as on the Enterprise Architecture for the company.
  • Define metrics to measure and demonstrate Enterprise Architecture value.
  • Drive the Enterprise Architecture road map to establish the multi-year plan to include major categories of EA projects, rationalize strategies, standardization strategies, IT policies, procedures, and best practices.
  • After hours and on-call work may be required, particularly where IT is in continual 24-hour operation. -The Experience and Education You Have: -
    • Minimum of ten years of design and implementation with at least five as an Enterprise Architect.
    • Experience in a large, geographically diverse IT organization.
    • Experience in Cloud solutions and driving next generation cloud-based implementations.
    • Minimum of five years of experience in technical disciplines such as: application development, middleware, and database management.
    • Exposure to multiple, diverse technical configurations, technologies and processing environments.
    • Demonstrated experience with micro-services architecture and cloud technology (Azure preferred).
    • Understanding of modern data architectures (e.g. event driven architecture, data democratization, cloud based systems).
    • Hands-on experience with building high-availability, scalable services. -
    • Ability to describe patterns as well as coach and instruct at the code level.
    • Ability to understand how various Architecture components within an Enterprise interact.
    • Diverse Technology Stack experience.
    • Past project experience with or knowledge of working with/establishing IT governance and operations and processes.
    • Knowledge of application design patterns, data modeling, micro-service integration, micro-frontend solutions, business intelligence domains.
    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, System Analysis or a related study, or equivalent experienceThe Skills You Bring: -
      • Excellent interpersonal skills in areas such as teamwork, facilitation, and negotiation.
      • Demonstrated ability to influence and teach/coach others.
      • Ability to define an Enterprise Architecture road map.
      • Strong leadership and collaboration skills.
      • Excellent critical thinking skills.
      • Be pragmatic and adaptable.
      • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
      • Excellent planning and organizational skills.
      • Ability to understand the long-term ("big picture") and short-term perspectives of situations.
      • Ability to estimate the financial impact of Enterprise Architecture alternatives.
      • Ability to apply multiple technical solutions to business problems.
      • Ability to quickly comprehend the functions and capabilities of new technologies.
      • Knowledge of many, if not most, aspects of an Enterprise Architecture.
      • Track record for remaining unbiased toward any specific technology or vendor; (i.e. more interested in results than personal preferences).Merchants Fleet is the nation's fastest growing fleet management company, providing flexible funding and service options for organizations that leverage vehicles to run their operations, serving as a single source for all vehicle needs, including electric vehicles. From financing and charging to maintenance and remarketing, Merchants has collaborated with dozens of OEMs, charging, data and upfit partners to ensure every client is connected to the service, technology platforms, and products that will support their fleet in making the transition to EV. Merchants Fleet is headquartered in Hooksett, New Hampshire, and its Innovation Center is located in the Chicago, Illinois area. Merchants is an award-winning place to work with accolades including; Best & Brightest, Best Company to Work For 2015-2021, Great Place to Work and Coolest Company for Young Professionals. -To provide all candidates with the highest level of our attention, Merchants Fleet does not accept uninvited solicitations or resumes from third parties.California Residents click for California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)..

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