The Solution Architect working in the Enterprise Architecture group will be considered an expert-level architect for solution development.
This is a newly created position, reporting to the Sr Manager, Enterprise Architecture,This is a very high profile role, the person need to be dynamic and very polished & professional
This person will be responsible for;
1)Populating the enterprise architecture tool with things that already exist within the organization, they currently have a traditional EA function and use SOA(Service Oriented Architecture) but have allot of disparate systems that need to be organized.
2)Solution Architecture and designing solutions for new projects. They will function as an "internal consultant"
3) They also will help to drive an enterprise roadmap for future state
The ideal candidate will have an app dev and EA background, be dynamic, do allot of white boarding, they need to be able to listen and react, and also be strategic, They don't need SOA, but any tools such as TOGAF, etc are a plus, they also should be technically saavy, use social tools, have there finger on the pulse of technology and Ecommerce,
The candidate will have a leadership role in designing and delivering solutions that meet expectations in a timely manner with high quality.
Solution Architect requires a strong background in application design and delivery with a strong working knowledge of enterprise hardware.
- Work with all areas of the organization on the design and scoping of Enterprise initiatives. This will require strong technical skills and excellent communication abilities.
- Provide consulting support to projects during detailed design and delivery to insure adherence to established standards as well as best practices and industry trends
- Maintain reference architecture and meta-model within Enterprise Architecture tool.
- Develop future roadmaps for Enterprise Landscape from the corporate Datacenters to the store to the mobile device.
Has in-depth expertise with TIBCO Middleware products to deliver Service Oriented Architecture, Web Services, Enterprise Application Integration, Managed File Transfer, Application Frameworks, Web 2.0 or equivalent programs and technologies
The solution architect (SA) is responsible for leading the Bed Bath & Beyond Architecture Review Board(ARB).
The SA understands the business objectives of the projects and is able to design optimized solutions that solve multiple business problems in a cost effective manner. The SA must be able to communicate the architecture solutions and the benefits to various team members.
The SA owns the reference architecture of the project(s) and ensures that solutions are developed and delivered based on this document.
The SA must be able to design solutions that have business values with quality measured by multiple metrics (scalability, performance, security, usability, maintainability).
Retail Experience a plus.
TOGAF experience a plus.
This is an awesome opportunity to join the orginization, the are a hard core IT shop, this is a new position so career growth is VERY open, its not a beourocratic company andthe business parnters are all right there. so they are accessible.
The Connors Group - 23 months ago