Job Description

A local client is seeking Enterprise Solution Architect for a permanent position.

This is a growth position for the client and will report to the Executive Director of Enterprise Architecture and Solutions. This role will provide candidates with great Career Development Opportunities and a lucrative Bonus structure of 20% or more.

* Understand the strategic business needs of the company and industry trends in order to lead the development of business capability Destination Architectures, Reference Architectures, Architectural Standards and Usage guidelines
* Proactively monitor the strategic direction of technology, market trends and Solution Vendors and determine their potential impact and value to the enterprise
* Provide innovation for the specific architecture domain; this includes research and proof-of-concepts to assess new capabilities
* Work across architecture domains to innovate capabilities and solutions across the enterprise (Cloud, Mobility, Integrations, etc.)
* Develop and communicate Architecture Roadmaps in conjunction with business process partners and strategy teams
* Lead the 3 to 5 year technology planning based on Business Strategies and Architecture Roadmaps
* Organize and conduct regular meetings of the Technology Review Board to jointly evaluate, establish, publish and refresh the standards as needed, as well as review requests from projects wishing to change published standards
* Maintain relevant application lifecycle plans within the portfolio to identify, monitor, publish and educate appropriate times to re-host, re-factor, revise, re-platform, rebuild or replace assets or services
* Participate in the Architecture Review Board for Architecture Governance across architecture domains
* Provide technical and architecture consulting to Business, Business Alignment and Solution Delivery Teams
* Provide architecture diagrams and conceptual solution design guidance to project teams in support of solution design and development, including solution standards and / or industry best practice
* Support the Solution Architects or provide solution architecture as needed to ensure enterprise class solutions that conform to the Architecture standards and Usage guidelines

Required skills:
* Experience in a large corporate environment with a complex architecture, including a large ERP footprint
* 2+ years working as a Enterprise / Solution Architect
* Experience developing 3-5 year roadmaps of the evolution of the enterprise application portfolio from current to future state
* Strong leadership and team working skills along with strong verbal and written interpersonal skills
* Ability to influence the strategic direction of senior leadership
* Proven work experience in areas such as:
-Dimensional data modeling
-Relational database platforms
-Transactional and Analytical data use cases
-Row-oriented and column-oriented memory database technologies
-Data marts, data warehouses, data federation and virtualization
-Reporting and visualization tools
-Advanced analytic tools and concepts
-ETL technologies such as SAP Data Services
-Data Governance and Data Quality
* Knowledge of leading edge concepts in technology such as Big Data, SOA, IoT, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, Virtualization, Containers, Information Security, Cloud Computing and Mobile
* Understanding of SAP Core ERP Structures, Technologies and Processes

Preferred skills:
* Working knowledge of system architectural concepts and frameworks like TOGAF
* Experience in:
-Next-generation database technologies including NoSQL, Graph and Object-oriented
-XML, JSON, Apache Parquet and Avro file formats
-Hadoop distributions
-Enterprise Data cataloging
-Self-Service Analytic concepts
-Metadata management, master data management, data semantics and data integration

* Bachelors Degree plus 10 years of experience or a Masters Degree plus 8 years of experience

Alltech, Inc. is a leading provider of IT staffing services in Nashville and the surrounding areas. We do contract (Salaried, W-2, 1099 or Corp-to-Corp), contract-to-hire and direct placements within the Information Technology field. Alltech, Inc. offers a full line of company-paid benefits to our Salaried and W-2 employees. 1099 subcontractors have a full line of benefits available to them through our partnership with Benefit Consultants, Inc.

If you are considering relocation, the Nashville area is nationally respected as a great place to live, work and play. Nashville is proud to be the home of the Tennessee Titans, Nashville Predators and Nashville Sounds. Some of Nashville's living advantages include:

-- low cost of living (including NO state income tax)
-- international airport
-- unique, affordable residential areas
-- abundant parks, waterways and recreational areas
-- lively cultural base
-- diverse economic base
-- seasonal climate

Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
Relocation assistance is available for this position.
No third party recruiters/agencies.

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