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Kforce Enterprise Architect in Detroit, Michigan

Kforce has a client in search of an Enterprise Architect in Detroit, MI.Key Tasks:

  • Serves as the highest-level technical application and/or business architecture expert for software development/infrastructure teams

  • Acts as SME for project teams in the planning, design, and delivery of technology solutions

  • In application architecture: designs the inter-system/application structures, advises teams of company standard requirements, security standards, methodology and processes

  • In business architecture: defines cross-business function processes, advises teams of consistent processes and common business functions

  • Drives short and long-term architecture strategy for the overall technology project portfolio for key business segments

  • Participates in proof of concepts to assist in defining technology direction and process improvement to enable business strategy

  • Communicates and validates program architecture with technical leadership, program management, business line leadership, and executive level stakeholders

  • This is a senior-level position that will serve as an esteemed mentor to more junior architects and will report to a Senior Director of Technology

  • Develop and drive the short and long-term architecture strategy and portfolio needs for key business segments

  • Serve as an esteemed technical mentor to architecture and software development colleagues

  • Provide cost effective solutions that enable the business and maximize flexibility to integrate with other systems

  • Supports the development of architecture principles, styles, patterns and standards for systems across the business, translating corporate strategy into technical strategy

  • Lead cross-functional team to drive peer reviews, gain consensus, and finalize proposed solutions with all stakeholders

  • Communicate and validate architecture with executive IT stakeholders, architects, and technologists

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information System, or other relevant field of study

  • 7 years of experience

  • Ability to guide, mentor, and coach technical teams

  • Expert knowledge of standards in IT architecture and infrastructure

  • Ability to develop enterprise guidelines and standards

  • Expert knowledge of the software development process and how it fits within the IT architecture and infrastructure

  • Expert knowledge and understanding of industry trends and new technologies and ability to apply trends to architectural needs

  • Expert knowledge of enterprise platforms and operating systems or expert knowledge of key business functions and processes

  • Understanding of Information Security Policy and Procedures how they fit within the IT architecture and infrastructure

  • Ability to lead or interact with and provide architectural design guidance to project teams made up of employee, business partner, and/or supplier resources

  • Ability to effectively communicate with other senior leaders of IT on program strategies and plans and negotiate quality solutions

  • In-depth technical knowledge with the following specific technologies: Cloud Migrations preferably with AWS as cloud provider Design/Development and deployment in ground up cloud services (Microservices/Data services)

  • Experience in writing Terraform scripts

  • Experience in running AWS tools like TSO

  • Well-Architected experience in Cloud economics

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:Hours