Posted on: November 22, 2021
Stefanini is looking for a Enterprise Architect in Richmond,
Understand business drivers and business capabilities (future and
current state) and determine corresponding enterprise system
designs and change requirements to drive the organization's
targeted business outcomes.
Understand emerging technology trends and disruptions and the
practical application of existing, new, and emerging technologies
to enable new and evolving business and operating models.
Translate business and technical requirements into an architectural
blueprint to achieve business objectives and document all solution
architecture design and analysis work.
Act as a consultant on a broad range of technologies, platforms and
vendor offerings to drive targeted business outcomes.
Lead evaluation, design and analysis for the implementation of a
solutions architecture across a group of specific business
applications or technologies based on enterprise business strategy,
business capabilities, value-streams, business requirements and
Create architectural designs to guide and contextualize solution
development across products, services, projects and systems
(including applications, technologies, processes and
Create reference architectures focused on detailed design
principles, decision points, detailed APIs, major systems and
dependencies between business and IT.
Define the principles, guidelines, standards and solution patterns
to ensure solution decisions are aligned with the enterprise's
future-state architecture vision.
Support product managers in EOL (end of life) product decisions to
maintain, refresh or retire products, services or systems
(including applications, technologies, processes and
Assist with the development of a roadmap for the evolution of the
enterprise application portfolio from future to current state (as
defined by the solutions architecture).
Monitor the current-state solution portfolio to identify
deficiencies through aging of the technologies used by the
application, or misalignment with business requirements.
Work closely with the product owners and product managers to ensure
a robust architectural runway that can support future business
requirements throughout the product lifecycle.
Consult with application and infrastructure development projects
and products to fit systems or infrastructure to architecture and
identify when it is necessary to modify projects to accommodate the
Support a community of practice (CoP), guiding and helping agile
teams, product owners, and application architects to align with the
overall enterprise architecture governance and assurance.
Identify gaps in capabilities or other opportunities to solve a
Assess new technologies or solutions that would benefit the
organization to invest in and building the business case for the
The Enterprise Architect will bring an extensive background in
technical architecture, business architecture, solution
development, business processes, integration, and security.
You will have a deep understanding of business goals, objective and
business outcomes, business capabilities, value-streams, and
business processes. In the role, you will provide the necessary
leadership, analysis and design tasks related to support the
development of technology solutions to ensure that solutions meet
business needs, strive for simplification and standardization where
possible, and align with architectural governance and
You will create deliverables for managing and building the
organization's portfolio of "to be" and "as is" solutions -
including systems (applications, processes and information), shared
infrastructure services, and shared application services and
components to enable and drive targeted business outcomes.
Minimum of 10 years of experience in at least two IT solution
development disciplines, including technical or infrastructure
architecture, network management, application development,
middleware, database management, application management, or cloud
Exposure to multiple, diverse technologies, platforms and
Experience with Workday HCM, Financials, or Ariba a plus
Should have a strong background in at least one major end to end
process grouping - Hire to Retire, Record to Report, Procure to
Pay, Budget to Report, etc.
Good understanding of strategic and new and emerging technology
trends, and the practical application of existing, new and emerging
technologies to new and evolving business and operating models
Good understanding of product management, agile principles and
development methodologies and capability of supporting agile teams
by providing advice and guidance on opportunities, impact and
risks, taking account of technical and architectural debt
Experience developing architecture blueprints, strategies and
Experience delivering presentations to senior-level executives and
Knowledge of various aspects of an enterprise technology
architecture like business, information, data, network and
Knowledge of information principles and processes
Understanding and knowledge of system development life cycle
methodologies (such as waterfall, spiral, agile software
development, rapid prototyping, incremental, synchronize and
stabilize, and DevOps)
Understanding and knowledge of IT service management (ITSM) and
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Knowledge and understanding of different modeling languages (such
as UML and ArchiMate)
Understanding and knowledge of IT standards and controls
Excellent understanding of application development methodologies
and infrastructure and network architecture
Excellent analytical, planning, organizational and technical and
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Organizationally savvy, with the ability to navigate organizational
Skilled at influencing, guiding and facilitating stakeholders and
peers with decision making.
Ability to articulate new ideas and concepts to technical and
Ability to understand the long-term ("big picture") and short-term
perspectives of situations
Ability to translate future-state business capabilities and
requirements into solution architecture requirements
Keywords: Stefanini, Richmond , Enterprise Architect, Professions , Richmond, Virginia
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