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Sr. IT Architect-Shop Floor

Req ID: J2256046

  • Location
    Saint Petersburg, Florida, United States of America
  • Category Information Technology
  • Posted Monday, January 4, 2021
  • Type Full time

Job Description

JOB SUMMARY

Provides technical leadership and is responsible for determining the direction for the IT architecture, standards, design and implementation approaches for the company’s application systems, infrastructure and/or network-based cloud product systems. Creates, evaluates and implements plans and design proposals for high impact IT solutions and their use involving leading edge technologies and methods considering key factors such as their long-term effectiveness (service delivery and cost), practicality, technical limitations and criticality. In this expert-level role with advisory responsibilities to senior management, wide latitude is given in establishing objectives and approaches to critical assignments.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Senior IT Architect

  • Know and understand Jabil business strategy
  • Know and understand Jabil IT strategy & objectives
  • Identify and assess the IT needs of the enterprise
  • Apply this knowledge to define technical roadmaps that balance investment and benefit
  • Define the overall solution architecture consistent with Jabil’s methodology
  • Be responsible for the technical solution by providing leadership for the customer, project manager, domain architects, domain specialists and application engineers to advance and deliver solutions
  • Collaborate with Enterprise Architects to design and deliver solutions
  • Serve as a trusted advisor to clients and management
  • Assess merits of alternative technical approaches and gain consensus for best approach
  • Follow, promote, and improve recognized methodologies to design and deliver solutions
  • Ensure that the non-functional requirements are satisfied including, but not limited to, security, disaster recovery, availability, and performance
  • Research technology and industry trends to hone both personal and Jabil’s competitive edge
  • Through modeling or prototyping, validate solution prior to full implementation
  • Demonstrate expertise in one of the following disciplines: Enterprise Architecture, Business Architecture, Information Architecture, Application Architecture, Technology Infrastructure Architecture
  • Mentor IT Architects

Management Practices

  • Develop project plans and influence project organization
  • Apply recognized system sizing methodology
  • Vet change(s) with respect to scope, schedule, cost, risk, etc.
  • Cross train staff to reduce delivery risk
  • Define processes & methods necessary to support delivery/deployment
  • Define management tools to support production environment

Continuous Improvement

  • Utilize Lean Six Sigma or other methods to identify & provide guidance on organizational improvement opportunities
  • Perform root cause analysis and remediation actions
  • Contribute to Jabil IP though development and submission of patents

Policy & Procedures

  • Comply with IT policy, procedure, and process
  • Adhere to all safety and health rules and regulations associated with this position and as directed by supervisor
  • Comply and follow all procedures within the company security policy

Training & Development

  • Define technical job content & qualifications of key roles required to support technical infrastructure
  • Work closely with management to assess and aid the development of staff skill sets
  • Assist management to assess and help resolve staffing knowledge gaps

Communication

  • Publish and present to customers, IT leaders and business executives
  • Engage with vendors and third parties as needed
  • Organize verbal and written ideas clearly and use an appropriate business style
  • Ask questions; encourage input from staff
  • Develop peer relationships with Senior Manager or Director Level personnel

MANAGEMENT & SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Typically reports to management.
  • The purpose of this role is not primarily managerial, and the job is typically NOT directly responsible for managing employees (e.g., hiring/termination and/or pay decisions, performance management).

JOB QUALIFICATIONS

KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS

  • Advanced understanding of all architectural components and their interrelationships
  • Strong knowledge of Software Engineering and Architectural Principles and methods
  • Strong presentation and written communication skills
  • Good judgment and the ability to handle stressful situations
  • Team lead experience in application development
  • Deep knowledge and experience of one or more languages e.g., Java, C#, etc.
  • Deep knowledge and experience with server-side technologies
  • Experience with client-side technologies e.g., Node, Angular
  • Experience working in an Agile methodology
  • Experience with relational databases and SQL
  • Experience with Cloud technologies
  • Experience with UML or Archimate
  • Experience with SOA, including REST, SOAP, API Management, and other integration patterns e.g. ESB, EIP, etc.
  • Experience with manufacturing systems and processes

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Post-graduate degree in Computer Science or Management Information Systems expected
  • Minimum 15 years of experience in a related discipline
  • Or, equivalent combination of education, training, or experience

Preferred Certifications:

  • Open CA Level 1: Certified or Level 2: Master
  • TOGAF 9 Certified
  • ArchiMate 3 Practitioner

Accessibility Accommodation

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