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Enterprise Solutions Architect

Company: MMD Services
Location: Chicago
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

Our client is a worldwide manufacturing company one of the largest and best-known producers in their industry. They are looking for a true specialist in Enterprise Application Architecture who can evaluate the existing Global technical environment, identify areas of improvement, and present the most optimal solutions to business stakeholders. Dotted line reporting structure to the CIO, collaborating closely with PMO Manager improve existing and introduce new technology. Purpose of the Role:To document and analyze business requirements; assess technical options leading to technical decisions and participate in the implementation of the chosen options. The Solution Architect bridges the gap between business problems and technology solutions providing specifications according to which the solution is defined, managed, and delivered. Key Responsibilities:The solution architect focuses on solution-level decisions and analysis of their impact on the overall business goals and outcomes. The solution architect is directly responsible:Understanding the business applications and technology landscapes for Ardagh NALeading discussions with business stakeholders and documents (business and technical) requirementsLeading the business and IT applications assessments, evaluations & solution selectionDesigning and documenting viable technical solution architectures that support the business requirementsDelivering of solution prototypesParticipating as SME during project executionAligning with the wider Domain Architecture community Other responsibilities:Translate business and technology requirements into functional and economical solution architecture solutions.Review and consult on the impact of new solutions across multiple domains, including business functions, end-user experience, data management, and integration.Coordinate new development activities and ensure they are consistent and well-integrated with the established enterprise architecture and promote reuse and standards adoption.Participate in key project and solution design reviews as part of the methodology process to ensure solutions adhere to enterprise architecture guidelines.Development of solution architecture artifacts to address stakeholder concerns.Interface with the business community and provide ongoing status reports.Monitor regulatory guidelines (such as consumer privacy issues) to determine impact on enterprise architecture.Monitor compliance and related guidance (such as data retention and audit requirements) to determine impact on enterprise architecture.Monitor emerging industry standards to determine impact on enterprise architecture.Support the PMO and delivery functions with technical expertise.Lead IT innovation in emerging technologyParticipation into the global Architecture governance process Qualifications & Experience:Bachelor's degree in a related field5+ years working as SAP Solution Architect and delivering IT solutionsTOGAF Certification (preferable)5+ years of working in multiple solution architecture domains (Business, Application)Experience with engineering and software architecture designDeep understanding of Application development and application lifecycle managementKnowledge of project planning and management, including scope, time and resource management.Ability to analyze project, program and portfolio needsExperience with various information modeling techniques (such as data flow diagrams, entity-relationship diagrams or create/read/update/delete matrices).Good understanding of IT infrastructure and cloud technologiesIT experience in a global operations environmentITIL experience - at least to foundation levelLeadership, Teamwork, Oral & written Communications, Project Management, Logical Analysis, Stakeholder Management, Business skills and methods, Business Processes, Strategic Planning, Application and integration modelling and design.Experience designing and implementing Solution Architecture practices.Knowledge of problem analysis, structured analysis, and design techniques.Ability to establish and maintain a high level of customer trust and confidence.Ability to influence and negotiate

Keywords: MMD Services, Chicago , Enterprise Solutions Architect, Other , Chicago, Illinois

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