overview : Regency Beauty
Institute is a nationally-recognized cosmetology education provider. By building
and operating convenient, upscale, retail-oriented campuses and centralizing
admissions and student services functions utilizing proprietary technologies,
Regency has redefined the way beauty education is delivered. Regency was founded as a single
campus in Minneapolis in 1950 and has grown to 89 campuses in 20 states.
overview : The enterprise architect, (EA) is an
actively working software engineer that provides technical leadership and
oversight to the process of migrating from the current to the future state
architecture of Regency’s ERP, CRM and Web technology platforms. Through collaboration with
multi-disciplinary stakeholders and engineers, the EA plays a key role in
establishing and maintaining a highly integrated model that meets the
organization’s business requirements for enterprise systems
Due to the significant
responsibilities of this role, it is essential that this position be filled on a
full-time basis only.
Reports to: Chief
Regency Headquarters, St Louis Park, MN
Full-time – general business hours
knowledge of the company’s existing technology portfolio.
Model the current systems
environment, identify gaps and opportunities, recommend and drive needed
architecture to support business strategy and technology
Establish short term and
long term technology roadmaps for enterprise systems.
Collaborate with business
leaders, SMEs, and IT teams to plan
and execute improvements.
interoperability, security and scalability of system architecture.
architecture principles, standards, strategies, and
Ensure systems and
development is in compliance with enterprise standards.
communicate, and enforce change control, testing and code
Conduct research on new
technologies in support of architecture and development efforts, make
recommendations that will increase cost effectiveness and architecture
development teams and DBA to insure optimum implementation of
Other duties as assigned
Skills and experience
Computer Science or other
relevant degree, or 10+ years software development experience with complex
enterprise systems SDLC including integrations, migrations and
A proven ability to plan
and drive technical advancement in enterprise systems architecture, framework,
and coding standards and tools.
multi-tier architectures, data modeling, OO concepts, RDBMS and
Strong organization and
Ability to quickly
assimilate, analyze and solve complex problems.
Specific technical skills
C#, ADO.NET, ASP.NET,
T-SQL, WinForms, XML, MS SQL, SSRS, SSIS, WCF, REST Web Services, Entity
Framework, web security
technologies, mobile device development.