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Head of Enterprise Architecture

Company: Aculocity, LLC
Location: Birmingham
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

Do you want to be our head of enterprise architecture?Can you be comfortable being uncomfortable? Are you fine with always speaking your mind? Can you lead, execute, and stay focused despite many distractions, and do the work yourself if needed? At Aculocity,we fight for the customer's needs. We are disrupting the data industry by putting the customers' needs first. We custom-build software designed to deliver value to the customer and integrate with existing systems and data to give the customer a holistic view of their business. We are a dynamic, fast moving, global technology consulting company that enhances business processes and uses technology to solve business problems and create leverage. Since we launched in 2006, we have delivered customer software development solutions, implementation of software systems, business intelligence and business process solutions.It takes a special kind of person to be a part of this business in transformation. We are privately owned and expect our team members to act with an owner mindset: Relentless about creating value for the customer. Dogged about finding efficiencies and eliminating waste. Standing arm and arm with the rest of the team until the job is done-and ready to do it again the next day, with a smile.It is not easy do things differently. But we do it-because we are passionate about improving our business and the lives of the people who use our tools.Who we are? We are a dynamic, fast moving, global technology consulting company that enhances business processes and uses technology to solve business problems. Since we launched in 2006, we have delivered custom software development solutions, implementation of software systems, business intelligence and business process solutions.We are also part of the GVW Group, LLC portfolio of companies, and we are a premier provider of technology services for all GVW portfolio companies as well as an expanding external client base. Who we are? We are a dynamic, fast moving, global technology consulting company that enhances business processes and uses technology to solve business problems. Since we launched in 2006, we have delivered custom software development solutions, implementation of software systems, business intelligence and business process solutions.We are also part of the GVW Group, LLC portfolio of companies, and we are a premier provider of technology services for all GVW portfolio companies as well as an expanding external client base.Who we are? We are a dynamic, fast moving, global technology consulting company that enhances business processes and uses technology to solve business problems. Since we launched in 2006, we have delivered custom software development solutions, implementation of software systems, business intelligence and business process solutions.We are also part of the GVW Group, LLC portfolio of companies, and we are a premier provider of technology services for all GVW portfolio companies as well as an expanding external client base.Your MissionYou will provide strategic IT leadership for the transformation and architecture of the company's IT portfolio and establish a vision that determines the direction for the IT organization, continually enhances the health of our IT landscape, and fulfills business objectives. As a member of the IT leadership team, you will be responsible for the health and effectiveness of key architecture processes such as standards management, lifecycle management and architecture governance. You will drive the IT architecture, strategy and governance of technology selection and delivery across the businesses, applications, platforms and technology services. SummaryThe position will play a critical role in modernizing the company's technology portfolio to drive an improved experience for our customers and employees. In addition, he/she will serve as the expert for enterprise architecture tools and technology, and will provide strategic consulting in the areas of external trends, architectural best practices and adherence to standardsResponsibilities---Collaborate with technology and business stakeholders to develop an Enterprise Architecture vision and strategy that is aligned with the company's objectives.---Establish and chair an architecture governance board responsible for ensuring effective and efficient use of IT resources and assets, and architecture and portfolio decisions that enable the long-term business strategy. ---Partner with business and IT leaders to ensure that architecture roadmaps continually align with business objectives.---Turn business strategy into systems design by developing an architecture framework that enables adaptability, scalability, availability, and re-use.---Direct the development and documentation of the strategy linking the company's application, data, solution, digital and technical architectures.---Maintain a full understanding of all the company's technology implementations and integration with external service providers. ---Provide leadership in addressing the gap between enterprise architecture strategy and the IT organization's readiness to adopt.---Identify emerging technologies to help drive solutions that increase business value.Lead development of architectural and security best practices to ensure that network and application reliability requirements are metQualifications:---10 years as an enterprise architecture leader, developing architecture strategy and roadmaps, and leading a team of architects.---15 years of progressively responsible IT experience and leadership roles, including IT strategy, integration management and application development.---Effective partnerships with key IT and business leaders and teams.---Track record of effective recruiting, management, coaching and development of high performing multidisciplinary teams.---Developing business cases for technology investment.---Leading an IT transformation or other large change initiatives successfully.---Establishing and chairing the architecture review board.---Portfolio management and project management leadership.---Visible leadership skills and executive presence; can motivate individuals and teams to achieve program and project objectives. ---Strong business awareness, a sound understanding of key business processes (e.g., order to cash, purchase to pay) and the way they impact business performance.---Expertise in current and emerging technologies, and their potential business impact.---Expertise with continuous delivery tools and DevOps practices.---Expertise with serverless and microservices architecture.---API design and integration skills leveraging modern data architecture methodologies and tools.---Ability to build and sustain strong working relationships with both business and IT professionals, and to influence decision makers and stakeholders.---Demonstrated collaboration skills, evidenced by the ability to get things done in a matrixed environment.---Proven people leadership abilities and a high level of emotional intelligence (EQ).---External orientation: able to focus on the needs of customers and consumersand build external relationships that benefit the business.Formal Education & Certification---Four-year university degree in the field of computer science and/or 12 years equivalent work experience.---An MS, MBA or related advanced degree is a plus.Where will you work? This position will be based in Birmingham, AL.What do we offer in benefits? We offer an attractive compensation and benefits package, to include base salary and benefits such as medical/dental/vision options, retirement/401K plans, etc.There is no ceiling for growth within this dynamic organization.Websites:

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