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Enterprise Application Architect
Nevada All
JN -032018-20956

General Summary:
Responsive to the organization needs for rapid ideas. Collaborates with executive team and leaders across the organization to define and implement enterprise strategy. Assumes leadership role on business architecture, modeling, requirements gathering and process analysis and troubleshooting.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage the technology and application portfolio overall including dispositions of each technology and application.
  • Define application standards and guidelines for the organization collaborating with leaders across the organization.
  • Build the application roadmaps for each functional area.
  • Review and approve solution architecture deliverables on projects.
  • Define scope, high-level requirements, high-level estimates and architecture approach for identified initiatives.
  • Partner with leaders of other business units to define technology roadmaps that enable organizational needs.
  • Partner with solution architects to provide a scalable and adaptable architectural solution.
  • Working with technical peers, develop and document architectural standards, policies and guidelines.
  • Partner with other IT personnel, evaluate existing and emerging technologies for their applicability to business challenges/objectives. Present business cases for evaluation and lead or implement prototypes or POC’s (proofs-of-concept) to validate expectations.
  • Keep current on emerging technologies and recommend if and how to apply them across the enterprise.
  • Work closely with technical managers and project managers to support initiatives and projects as requested.
  • Demonstrate leadership through strong collaboration and working relationships with others in IT and the business.
  • Lead product and service evaluations to ensure they align with strategic goals and objectives.
  • Collaborate with other architects, IT Leadership and other business unit leadership to provide recommendations for IT strategy based on the overall enterprise strategic goals as communicated by the Executive team.
  • Define the relationships between data and applications across the enterprise.
  • Present to employees at all levels with clear communication.
  • Lead or participate in development of innovative/creative recommendations on how new and emerging technologies can best be applied across the enterprise.
  • Work closely with technical managers and project managers to support initiatives and projects as requested.
  • Lead or participate in architectural reviews.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Job Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related field or Bachelor’s Degree in other area and experience in Information Technology
  •  At least 15 years of information technology experience with a wide breadth of application development, application integration and data experience.
  • Prior experience as lead in a technical or architecture role
  • Strong analysis skills along with ability to develop creative solutions and options.
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills.
  • Experience leading knowledge elicitation in a wide variety of areas.
  • Strong knowledge of worker’s compensation insurance practices preferred.
Demonstrates initiative, creativity and innovation to drive breakthrough product and process ideas to fruition.

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