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Rock Family of Companies Enterprise Architect in Detroit, Michigan

The Rock Family of Companies is made up of nearly 100 separate businesses spanning fintech, sports, entertainment, real estate, startups and more. We’re united by our culture – a drive to find a better way that fuels our commitment to our clients, our community and our team members. We believe in and build inclusive workplaces, where every voice is heard and diverse perspectives are welcomed. Working for a company in the Family is about more than just a job – it’s about having the opportunity to become the best version of yourself.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, information technology or a related field

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in computer science, information technology or a related field

  • Knowledge of systems integration, systems design and service design

  • Experience with EA frameworks like TOGAF, Zachman's and Leading Practice

  • Exposure to business architecture practices

  • Experience with modeling languages like ArchiMate, UML, BPMN and DMN

  • 5 years of performing systems design, implementation and administration

  • 5 years of programming experience within a SOA or EDA paradigm

  • 5 years of experience as a senior architect or in an equivalent role

Job Summary

The Enterprise Architect establishes the strategy within one of the key technical domains (service-oriented architecture, cloud and infrastructure architecture, security architecture or business architecture/business process management); collectively oversees the strategy, execution and operation of a given set of technical capabilities; and creates the road map to enable that vision.

Responsibilities

  • Establish and maintain maturity models and road maps

  • Provide architectural guidance through the creation of blueprints

  • Create and evangelize best practices through communities of practice

  • Provide consultation services to delivery teams and solutions architecture

  • Develop and deliver training programs

  • Create and maintain value-driven landscape architectures

  • Foster consistent decision-making through the company architecture principles

  • Facilitate large meetings to understand the current state, communicate strategic vision and drive alignment

  • Perform ongoing research and assessment of new technologies

  • Establish technology and architectural standards

  • Define reference architecture(s)

  • Create architectural models and views

  • Mentor and provide guidance to other architects

  • Own technical strategy for the company

Who We Are

Rock Central is a Detroit-based professional services company obsessed with delivering innovative, effective solutions to meet the diverse needs of our clients. From legal and finance to technology and public relations, our expertise spans from executive consulting all the way to tactical implementation. We thrive at the intersection of people, process and technology and empower our partners to unleash the maximum potential of their business through unmatched partnership and the entrepreneurial spirit of a startup. From the smallest venture to the largest enterprises, we believe having an impact is never a question – it’s part of our DNA.

Disclaimer

This is an outline of the primary responsibilities of this position. As with everything in life, things change. The tasks and responsibilities can be changed, added to, removed, amended, deleted and modified at any time by the leadership group.

The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer, and does not discriminate in any hiring or employment practices. The Company provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with state and federal law. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation in completing the application and/or participating in the employment application process should notify a representative of the Human Resources Team, The Pulse, at 1-800-411-JOBS.

The Rock Family of Companies uses world-class recruiting and talent management teams to help each member organization recruit the best and brightest. If you’re looking for the next step in your career, you’ve come to the right place.

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