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IT Architect - Enterprise Integrations (Remote)

  • Location: Oshkosh
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #2969

Carex is working with a global organization that has roots and a HQ in Wisconsin, with over 15,000 employees. Their engineering and product innovation helps keep soldiers and firefighters safe, is critical in building and keeping communities clean, and helps people do their jobs every day.

We are helping our partner hire an IT Architect. This is a senior technical role in the IT organization that will develop, maintain, assure and evolve the architecture discipline across the role’s specific subject domain (which shall include Network, Messaging, Application, Data Center, Enterprise or Information Architecture). This individual is responsible for conceiving, proposing, planning, maintaining, enhancing, ensuring business alignment with, and growing their domain architecture. The role is necessary to ensure their architecture domain is neither over- nor under- built when compared with current and future needs of the commercial enterprise.

What you’ll do:

  • Responsible for planning one architectural domain.
  • Oversees research into industry stands, architectural and structural options, features and functionality; and creating use cases, models, design structures/patterns; and conducting planning meetings.
  • Establishes and maintains a current state representation of their domain and their responsible area.
  • Oversee the research, design and advocate for new technologies, architectures, and products that will enable the business to operate “better-cheaper-faster-safer”.
  • Govern the selection of modeling tools and skill development across their architectural domain.
  • Responsible for effectively communicating modeling concepts and progress tracking with IT specialists, project teams, business and IT leaders.
  • Serve as a subject matter expert in the various IT disciplines (e.g. Infrastructure, Applications).
  • Ensure project teams comply with current standards, policies, industry regulations, and best practices.
  • Responsible for ensuring solutions align to the organization’s ability to build and maintain.
  • Provide high level technical leadership to project and operations teams, as needed, by acting as a consultant on fit-for-use analysis, build-vs-buy, and solution-optioning/selection/decision activities.
  • Responsible for authoring standards, as needed, and for ratification by IT leadership.
  • Responsible for communicating standards, and for educating project and operations teams on their scope, intent, and identify and assist in the remediation of any out-of-standard situations.
  • Work closely with enterprise architects, subject matter experts, and IT personnel to ensure adequate security solutions are in place throughout all IT systems to mitigate identified risks sufficiently, while meeting business objectives and regulatory requirements.

What you’ll bring:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems, Computer Science or equivalent.
  • Eight (8) or more years of experience in an Information Technology such as Infrastructure, Applications, or related experience.
  • Ability to travel up to 10%.

Preferred:

  • Graduate degree in Information Systems, Management or equivalent.
  • Relevant industry recognized certifications (Cisco, CCIE, etc.)
  • Experience with industry standard architectural framework (FEAF, DoDAF, Zachman, TOGAF, etc.).
  • Experience working with abstract concepts in innovative ways to solve problems.
  • Experience with consensus building to bring together opposing views and steering debates toward practical solutions and paths forward.
  • Experience and proficiency with various web-based software applications including Microsoft Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, etc.
  • Ability to interact with company personnel, builds strong relationships at all levels and across all business units and organizations, and understands business imperatives.
  • Strong understanding of the business impact of IT tools, technologies and policies.
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills, including the ability to communicate effectively with the IT organization, management and business personnel.

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