Enterprise Architect

ArchitectureHybrid Remote, Atlanta, Georgia


Description

Position at Grid Dynamics

Join our team as an Enterprise Architect with a focus on CPG/Retail/Manufacturing/Supply Chain and Inventory Management domains. You'll play a pivotal role in shaping enterprise-level architectures and facilitating cross-functional collaboration to drive optimal product performance.   

Responsibilities:      

  • Quickly and effectively understanding business issues and challenges
  • Experience in Solutions and Enterprise Architecture in CPG/Retail and Manufacturing/Supply Chain verticals
  • Eliciting business needs and assisting in the refinement of business requirements
  • Helping to define the set of concepts, processes, and services that comprise the enterprise's value chain and operations
  • Working with business and technology leaders to understand current and future-state process flows
  • Translating complex topics, concepts, and business opportunities into possible solutions that will help the company take advantage of market opportunities or overcome business challenges
  • Engaging with business and IT groups to align solution architecture with strategic business direction
  • Translating requirements into solution diagrams and other artifactsPresenting artifacts to IT delivery teams to assist with the estimation and systems design process
  • Providing coaching and guidance on solution options (based on understanding of industry trends and customer expectations)
  • Building a trusted advisor relationship with business leaders of our customers
  • Contributing to a consolidated business and technology roadmap (ensuring that resources, interdependencies and business priorities are effectively aligned)
  • Facilitating or influencing changes to product portfolio to improve competitive position and/or optimal product performance
  • Staying periodically engaged throughout the entire project lifecycle to ensure ongoing alignment to solution architecture
  • Providing expertise to other members of the solution architecture team on select topics

Requirements:           

  • MUST HAVE experience: 
    • In-depth, hands-on experience with one of these tech stacks (Java, NET) and at least one of the following stacks - Python/Ruby/Angular2/HTML5-CSS3-JavaScript-Node.JS
    • Experience with one or more of the major cloud providers (AWS, Google, Azure)
    • Experience with one or more technology domains, such as mobile, storage, networking, etc.
    • 8 + years of Solutions Architecture experience (or equivalent enterprise architecture experience). Preferable if the current role is that of an enterprise or Solution Architect
    • Total 15+ years of total experience as a seasoned Technology professional and a seasoned customer-facing architect
    • Demonstrated success quickly understanding business capabilities and aligning capabilities to solutions
    • Proven track record of designing scalable solutions at the enterprise level
    • End-to-end critical thinking skills an proven analytical capabilities
    • Strong communication skills (e.g. active listening, requirements elicitation, oral, written, presentation, group facilitation, consensus building)
    • Experience facilitating cross-functional teams to consensus on common solutions
      Strong documentation skills (especially in support of enterprise standards and processes)
    • Experience estimating solution resourcing and timelines
    • Proficiency with Visio, Word, PowerPoint and Excel
    • Relevant undergraduate degree (Computer Science, Engineering, etc.) or equivalent experiences
    • Experience white-boarding solutions and options in client-facing situations and leading pre-sales engagements including Design-led Workshops/Discoveries
    • Strong experience with at least one cloud: GCP, AWS, or Azure (ideally many)
  • Highly desired hands-on: 
    • Programming principles and fundamentals
    • AWS Cloud / Cloud & Big Data/Al/ML
    • Data & Analytics
    • JEE / .NET
    • Design Patterns
    • Angular/React/HTML5-CSS3-JavaScript-Node.JS
    • Solutions and Design and Architecture

What we offer:            

  • Opportunity to work on bleeding-edge projects        
  • Work with a highly motivated and dedicated team        
  • Competitive salary        
  • Flexible schedule        
  • Benefits package - medical insurance, sports         
  • Corporate social events        
  • Professional development opportunities        
  • Well-equipped office         

About Us:             

Grid Dynamics (Nasdaq:GDYN) is a digital-native technology services provider that accelerates growth and bolsters competitive advantage for Fortune 1000 companies. Grid Dynamics provides digital transformation consulting and implementation services in omnichannel customer experience, big data analytics, search, artificial intelligence, cloud migration, and application modernization. Grid Dynamics achieves high speed-to-market, quality, and efficiency by using technology accelerators, an agile delivery culture, and its pool of global engineering talent. Founded in 2006, Grid Dynamics is headquartered in Silicon Valley with offices across the US, UK, Netherlands, Mexico, and Central and Eastern Europe.            

To learn more about Grid Dynamics, please visit www.griddynamics.com. Follow us on FacebookTwitter, and LinkedIn.