Job Title
EA Technical Architect
Date Posted
5/22/2020
Job Type
Full-Time Regular
Job Description

EA Technical Architect – Memphis, TN – Perm Position

Our client is seeking an EA Technical Architect to join their team. This is a key position in their IT Department which offers much opportunity.

Overall Purpose and Objective of Position

Company is currently building a team in charge of organizing the global technological architecture of the company, aiming at multiple objectives

=623; Work with application teams to respond to their technological requirements, covering designing new application architectures, finding synergies on middleware solutions, challenging new requirements VS existing catalog of technological solutions and following up the issues experienced on delivery and run to be in a continuous improvement cycle

=623; Define the general urbanization principles to support the company backbone (network, security, filtering, directory services…)

=623; Identify and structure the approach to integrate new technologies in the portfolio of services, working on technology rationalization, optimization and clarifying use cases

Primary Responsibilities/Essential Functions

The content of the job will be as follow:

=623; Understand the current Workplace, Network, Security, Datacenter and Application landscape including LDC’s hybrid cloud considerations. Translate these inputs into functional and technical requirements =623; Understand and challenge existing architecture choices and solutions provided by vendors

=623; Collect inputs and collaborate with other architects and teams in order to contribute to Technological Strategy for the company. Define clear priorities and find the best way to integrate the solutions into the LDC infrastructure ecosystem

=623; Manage and participate in Design Workshop as needed

=623; Understand and challenge solution provided by Integrators

=623; Validate all pre-requisites are in place on the technical layers

=623; Coordinate mobilization and activities of Subject Matter Experts on all technology domains

=623; Participate to project plan Elaboration =623; Plan and coordinate the execution of infrastructure related changes in an ITIL landscape

=623; Create and maintain Operation Books for each application/solution to keep them up to date

=623; Strictly follow change management processes by opening change requests and participate in weekly CAB sessions on a regional and global scale.

=623; Participate in patch management by identifying gaps and working with the data center team to rectify.

Deliverables:

=623; Manage Complexity Check session and deliver the final documentation

=623; Ensure sign off and deployment of technology in the company

=623; Deliver Infrastructure Documentation: Technical Architecture, Process, Owners, System Map

=623; Write/Validate functional and technical specification of expected platform evolutions in a phased approach

=623; Define Risk Mitigation Plan in relation with the team manager and other teams

=623; Document use cases and define controls to apply on technology in addition to audit expectations to ensure it complies with requirements

=623; Documentation of deployment strategy and service onboarding process for new projects/applications

=623; Presentation and promotion of new technologies

=623; Ensure technologies remain up to date, on supported components and technology =623; Technology 3-year roadmap aligned with other technology roadmaps

=623; ITIL process materials: Change Requests, Change Plans, Change Catalog Entries

Education/Professional Certifications/Licenses The following is the basic qualification:

=623; High school diploma

=623; ITIL v3 Certification or higher

The following is the preferred qualification:

=623; Bachelor’s degree preferred

Experience

=623; 2 years’ experience with Full lifecycle project management for international

=623; 2 years’ experience designing and building internal IT infrastructure solutions to enable continuous integration and delivery

=623; 4 years’ experience hands on implementation of IT infrastructure projects.

=623; 6 years’ experience performing technical analysis and coordination of incidents to resolution.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities (including any physical demands) Technical skills

=623; Demonstrated proficiency in Infrastructure domain with a strong focus on architecture

=623; Understand Infrastructure governance and roadmaps

IT skills

=623; Full life cycle experience of delivering international projects (at least 2 years of experience). Successful candidates will have hands on experience with implementing

=623; Designing, prototyping and validating architectures

=623; Providing support for all phases of a project implementation, including preparation, infrastructure blue print, realization, go-live, and post go-live support

=623; Outstanding Technical Analysis / Coordination skills (between 4 and 6 years’ experience) and the capability to understand functional requirements and translate them into technical decisions and actions

=623; Excellent analysis, synthesis and communication (written and oral) skills

=623; Have good understanding of IT technical constraints

=623; Have knowledge of state of the art IT practices

=623; Technical documentation and diagraming

=623; Understanding of network protocols and experience with monitoring networks

=623; Experience with SQL queries and database management

=623; Experience with Active Directory and Azure

Behavior skills

=623; Leadership: ability to manage and communicate to C-Level Stakeholders

=623; Well-developed communication, interpersonal and presentation skills in English

=623; Self-Driven, Customer Focused and Proactive

=623; Good Learning Agility and Decision Making Skills

=623; Analytical and Problem Solving Skills

=623; Ability and flexibility to work in a team

=623; Ability and willingness to work off-hours or occasional weekends based on business need

=623; Willingness to travel as per business need

=623; Be fluent in English written and spoken

=623; Be able to work under pressure and tight deadlines

=623; Have a cross cultural mindset to be able to work with interlocutors from all regions across the world

Please send your resume to: Lisa Barton, lbarton@summerfield.net