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Director, Enterprise Architecture at Corporate

Director, Enterprise Architecture

Corporate Chicago, IL Full Time
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The IT Director, Enterprise Architecture is responsible for establishing and maintaining enterprise standards for technical architecture. The role will influence the design and execution of infrastructure and application design and development.  Leads the design effort on a variety of projects in a highly collaborative, fast-paced manner.  Focuses on the design of innovative solutions and the maintenance of legacy technologies.

Responsible for the development and enforcement of a long-term strategic architecture for the IT application portfolio and will work with architects, developers, and project management to maintain the architectural documents to be up-to-date and reflect the architecture set by the department.

Position Description

Responsibilities (May perform other duties and responsibilities, as assigned).

1. Leads the development of architectural standards for the department.
2. Identifies the appropriate software architecture based on the requirements and design elements contained in projects requirements and scope.
3. Analyzes risk and reports problems in meeting system requirements.
4. Guides and assists Architects, technical leads, developers, and 3rd party providers through the creation of detailed software design specifications.
5. Leads, guides, or assists in the integration of internal and external product design into a cohesive user experience.
6. Applies best practices, identifies appropriate current technology, and contributes to technology governance efforts.
7. Analyzes requirements and guides or creates design solutions in collaboration with architects and IT resources.
8. Ensures that all architectural products are maintained in the most current state.
9. Provides supporting information to the Infrastructure and development teams to aid in the creation of system specifications.
10. Mentors and trains team on architecture and identifies compliance standards. Provides leadership and technical guidance.
11. Participates in the creation and maintenance of strategy and document software architecture and direction based on evolving system requirements and industry trends and technologies.

Position Qualifications

Education & Experience:

  • 7-10 years of experience in Information Technology, Supply Chain, Logistics and/or Retail Industry
  • Bachelors degree or equivalent work experience.
  • Masters degree preferred.
  • Travel may vary in length and duration.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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Chicago, IL

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Management, Design


7 to 10 years

Date Posted

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