Computer Aid, Inc.

Enterprise Architect

Location US-IL-Chicago
Employment Type
Contract to Permanent
Experience Level
Senior

Position Description/Responsibilities (CCC/Vendor)

The Enterprise Architect works with a limited number of high-value enterprises and typically lead technology strategy across a broader team of cross functional resources within an enterprise account. The Enterprise Architect partners with the product managers, owning the technical aspects of an engagement, and the corresponding executive relationships (e.g. CTO, CIO, Architects, etc.). In addition, the Enterprise Architect should have the ability to take on mentoring new members on the team or other groups based their area of depth and expertise. We are looking for someone who is passionate about:

  • Engaging with C-level executives to define and execute on Enterprise cloud strategies. · Defining and executing on the technology strategy by engaging highly technical teams (other Solutions Architects, Technical Account Managers, Cloud professional services consultants and consulting/managed services partners). · Identifying motivators for cloud adoption and unlocking Enterprise challenges. · Analyzing application portfolios, identifying dependencies & common infrastructure platform components, and assessing migration feasibility. · Establishing shared IT service centers for Cloud operations. · Soliciting feedback from Enterprise customers and influencing future iterations of our enterprise platform. · Assist with cost/benefit modeling and creating compelling business cases/total cost of ownership studies for migration. · Assist in defining product roadmaps and driving buy-in across complex organization structures.

Basic Qualifications

  • 15-plus years of experience in Director/Enterprise Architect level positions or above in related to enterprise-level infrastructure management. · 10+ years design/implementation/consulting experience of distributed applications. · Breath of experience across the Enterprise IT in multiple of the following areas: Software design or development; Infrastructure architecture; Content distribution; Database architecture; IP Networking; IT Security; Data Center Operations; Enterprise Applications · Breath of expertise in Cloud Computing, technologies and architectural best practices. · Expert level technical acumen, including the ability to understand the customer or partner IT landscape, identify opportunities and overcome any technical obstacles, ultimately influencing the adoption of our platforms and services in conjunction with business requirements. · Expert level ability to understand the business domain of the customer or partner and the business problems the customer or partner is facing, with the intent to solve the business problems. · Expert level ability to interact with senior leadership (e.g. CxO’s) within a customer or partner organization. · Strong leadership capabilities, having the ability to communicate effectively with diverse set of customers or partners, across multiple disciplines. · Strong presentation and written communication skills; high degree of comfort with technical and Executive audiences. · Be mobile and travel to client locations as needed. Estimated 25-50% travel requirement.

Preferred Qualifications

  • A Bachelors degree; Masters/MBA degree. · Experience in architecting complex use cases leveraging a multi-vendor environment technologies · Demonstrated experience in managing executive Customer relationships and key business stakeholders. · Have an understanding of Enterprise Architecture Frameworks and Enterprise IT management frameworks, identifying the relationships between business services, information, applications and global infrastructure assets. · Broad Enterprise systems experience including SAP, Oracle, MSFT and custom Java/.NET applications. · Designing, building, and operating global IT infrastructures. · A proven track record of managing and delivering large-scale enterprise IT projects.

Position Requirements/Technical Skills (CCC/Vendor)

This is a very technical positon so that someone who has not had a strong, hands on technical background might not be a good fit even is they have that titile.  This is a very technical company...they are heavy MSFT stack so that background as well as a good backgorund  in architecture is of utmost importance.

 

15-plus years of experience in Director/Enterprise Architect level positions or above in related to enterprise-level infrastructure management. · 10+ years design/implementation/consulting experience of distributed applications. · Breath of experience across the Enterprise IT in multiple of the following areas: Software design or development; Infrastructure architecture; Content distribution; Database architecture; IP Networking; IT Security; Data Center Operations; Enterprise Applications · Breath of expertise in Cloud Computing, technologies and architectural best practices. · Expert level technical acumen, including the ability to understand the customer or partner IT landscape, identify opportunities and overcome any technical obstacles, ultimately influencing the adoption of our platforms and services in conjunction with business requirements. · Expert level ability to understand the business domain of the customer or partner and the business problems the customer or partner is facing, with the intent to solve the business problems. · Expert level ability to interact with senior leadership (e.g. CxO’s) within a customer or partner organization. · Strong leadership capabilities, having the ability to communicate effectively with diverse set of customers or partners, across multiple disciplines. · Strong presentation and written communication skills; high degree of comfort with technical and Executive audiences. · Be mobile and travel to client locations as needed. Estimated 25-50% travel requirement.

Preferred Qualifications

  • A Bachelors degree; Masters/MBA degree. · Experience in architecting complex use cases leveraging a multi-vendor environment technologies · Demonstrated experience in managing executive Customer relationships and key business stakeholders. · Have an understanding of Enterprise Architecture Frameworks and Enterprise IT management frameworks, identifying the relationships between business services, information, applications and global infrastructure assets. · Broad Enterprise systems experience including SAP, Oracle, MSFT and custom Java/.NET applications. · Designing, building, and operating global IT infrastructures. · A proven track record of managing and delivering large-scale enterprise IT projects.

Company Overview (CCC Only)

Computer Aid, Inc.

 

Computer Aid, Inc. (CAI) is an innovative solutions company managing engagements with numerous Fortune 1000 companies and government agencies. CAI is headquartered in Allentown, Pennsylvania with a staff of over 4,200 professionals working at locations around the world in a variety of industries. Our services leverage technology to provide outstanding customer experiences that generate new value for our clients, our employees, and our greater communities.  

 

CAI is building a culture of continued learning, support, and personal development in a collegial environment. We also strive to make a positive impact on our surrounding communities through various outreach programs. We make a positive difference for our associates and the communities in which we serve.

 

Our mission: Provide industry-leading services and an incredible workplace for our associates, while making an impact on our communities.  For more information on our professionals, services, and industries we support, please see our website www.compaid.com.

 

CAI is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities will receive consideration and are encouraged to apply.

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