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GE Appliances, a Haier company Senior Principal Enterprise Architect in Louisville, Kentucky

Job Location

USA, Louisville, KY

Job Posting Title

Senior Principal Enterprise Architect

The Challenge

The Senior Principal Enterprise Architect identifies evolving future-state business capabilities with a focus on technology disruption, speed, agility and flexibility, balanced with efficiency and predictability to enable and drive the execution of change toward desired business outcomes. The candidate will lead, prioritize and develop the overall enterprise architecture discipline, in conjunction with other enterprise architects, in collaboration with business and IT leaders.

What you will Do

  • Exhibiting core values dedicated to enterprise architecture principles that are business-value led, pragmatics & light-weight with a minimum viable product approach

  • Evaluating the impact of enterprise architecture products and services on investments, business operations, stakeholder satisfaction, and other outcomes

  • Conducting business strategy mapping with capabilities, gap analysis, and future state visioning exercises to recommend roadmaps that will achieve business value attainment

  • Incorporating the long-term planning horizon to look beyond the current budget cycle and consider how technologies, business processes, and market dynamics will evolve

  • Proactively and holistically leading enterprise responses to disruption through an integrated strategy (business, processes, people, IT ecosystem)

  • Studying the patterns and relationships that define the enterprise’s ecosystem and its dynamics and structures.

  • Partnering with enterprise architects to create conceptual, logical and physical architectures

  • Ensuring blueprints, artifacts, reference models and tools of the enterprise are maintained in the EA repository

  • Identifying opportunities to improve enterprise-level systems to support business processes and utilize emerging technologies

  • Lead new technology adoption delivering new capabilities and driving value attainment

  • Engaging in governance and portfolio management activities associated with ensuring compliance with the enterprise architecture

  • Ensuring the rigorous application of information security / cybersecurity policies, principles, and practices to all components of the enterprise architecture

  • Recommending the policies and principles to guide technology decisions for the enterprise architecture

  • Providing enterprise architecture guidance, support, and coordination to customers and project teams based on common services and standards

  • Promoting and educating customers and stakeholders on the use and value of the enterprise architecture

  • Analyzing and gaining consensus about the best way to manage enterprise change

  • Effectively communicating to different audiences, clearly and concisely in written documents (graphics or text)

  • Coherently and logically presenting proposals and concepts to the team, with a balance of authority and humility

  • Articulating the architectural story in language fitting the audience, with clearly stated expectations and benefits

What you need to Succeed

Basic Qualifications/Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science/Engineering or related field

  • At least 10 years of relevant architecture experience

  • Understand business strategy and priorities (i.e. strategic capabilities), and work with architecture domains to align strategy

  • Maintain knowledge of industry trends and utilize this knowledge to educate both IT and the business on opportunities to build better target architectures that supports and drives business outcomes

  • Work with solution architects in preparation for Architecture Review Board (ARB) meetings

  • Provide guidance, oversight and coaching to domain and technical architects

  • Review and sign off architecture designs

  • Drive improvements of architecture processes, methodologies and services, ensuring the quality of architecture assets

  • Develop architecture metrics and plans to achieve results

  • Ability to sell, influence, and build consensus at all levels of the company

  • Ability to translate idea’s into actionable requirements

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment with proven ability to adapt to changing priorities and business needs

Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information systems or related discipline, or equivalent and extensive related project experience; Masters degree preferred.

  • Expertise with Structured and Object-Oriented Software Development Methodologies including Requirements Analysis, Object Orient Analysis, Process and Data Modeling, Logical and Physical system design.

  • Software and Infrastructure Change Management, Release Management, and Source Code Configuration Control

  • Waterfall and agile methodologies

  • Unix/Linux, Apache, Tomcat, Java

  • Use of standard tools and techniques (ssh, bash, unix scripting, sed/awk, perl, etc).

  • IT automation platforms and VCS like Chef, Puppet, Jenkins, Git

  • Proven ability to effectively utilize teams from globally remote locations

  • Deep and broad technical and business acumen:

  • Technical domains (applications, security, integration, network design, servers & storage, data, mobility)

  • Business models (B2B, B2C, B2B2C, subscription)

  • Business capabilities (CRM, ERP, Case Mgmt, eCommerce, BI, Analytics, etc.)

  • Compliance (PII, PCI, HIPAA, SOX, etc.)

  • Architecture framework (TOGAF, Zachman, etc.)

  • Enterprise architecture philosophy, approach and methodology

  • Selling skills (influence, communication, facilitation, story-telling)

  • Exposure to multiple, diverse technologies and processing environments

Desired Qualifications

  • TOGAF Certification preferred

  • Amazon Web Services professional certification

  • Leadership experience with proven track record for leading global matrix teams, inspiring and empowering team members.

  • Digital dexterity (asking right questions, using right vocabulary)

  • Knowledge of customer behaviors, social and ecosystem data, data from the Internet of Things (IoT) and operational technology

  • Tracking and understanding digital and emerging trends and technologies

  • Revenue-centric creativity, digital business literacy

  • Understanding business organization, politics and culture

  • Operational awareness

  • Awareness of Data Privacy, Cybersecurity, Connected Cloud, AI / ML, AR / VR, Data Analytics, Mobile

  • Break-the-box, Creative and innovative thinking

  • Strategic, Analytical, Critical, and Conceptual thinking

  • Results orientation with an openness to learning

  • Risk taking and decisiveness

  • Leading, inspiring and building trust

GE Appliances is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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