24 days old
2018-06-292018-07-27

Enterprise Architect

Columbus, IN 47201
  • Job Code
    630379
job summary:

Job Title: Enterprise Architect - Supply Chain Function

Location: Candidate can choose from Columbus, Indiana or Shore view, MN or Nashville, TN with the ability to travel to Columbus IN as needed if not in Columbus IN all the time.

Max bill rate: $110 all inclusive

No remote work is possible for this position

This is a Temp to hire role and please make the candidates aware that if they are offered the full time role, salary will be discussed with HR and most likely will be in line with the base pay and benefits adding up to approximately the equal of what the hourly rate is on an annualized basis.

Job Summary:

Responsible for assessing, defining and championing the IT architecture strategies, principles, policies and standards in alignment with the IT strategy and governing their use; coordinates with project teams to create, document, assess and/or validate the application and infrastructure solution designs for specific systems.

Manager's notes-

This person will support the Supply Chain related initiatives. Looking for someone who has substantial experience in MES Systems, ERP Systems (Oracle will be nice to have but other equivalent ERPs is also acceptable). Must have Supply Chain and Manufacturing related project experience and understand such modules in an ERP system such as Order Management, Purchasing, WMS, Transportation and Logistics Management. Looking for someone with 15-20 years of total experience with at least 5 years of very relevant supply chain and manufacturing experience.

The team will be looking for a person who has demonstrated an understanding of BI systems, Data Management systems, and Integrations of ERP with other systems. Ideal candidate would have been a Software Engineer at some stage in their career.

The person in this role will be responsible for strategies and road maps as related to the architecture for the Supply Chain IT infrastructure. Should be able to do Application Rationalization, deliver Capability Roadmaps and provide strategic vision on all components of the ERP as related to the Supply Chain management.

This will be an individual contributor role with the possibility of having two reports upon conversion to full time employment if offered.

Important soft skills:

- Must be a good cultural fit for company

- Demonstrate clarity of thought- able to verbalize the technical knowledge clearly and accurately

- Advanced presentation and Communication sills

- Stakeholder management abilities

Key Responsibilities:

- Responsible for the research, evaluation, and selection of application, technology, and infrastructure standards.

- Leads the analysis of the technology environment to detect critical deficiencies and recommend solutions for improvement.

- Creates project and technology roadmaps and define migration plans to mitigate the gaps between the current and future state.

- Develops standards for the specific function or technology domain and defines design patterns and configurations that can be reused as building blocks for other solutions.

- Leads and facilitates the creation of governing principles to manage change and guide solution decisions for the enterprise.

- Ensures coherence and completeness across all Technology Reference Model (CTRM) disciplines.

- Maintains positive relationships with IT and business leaders to effectively promote and communicate IT architecture value proposition.

- Collaborates with IT stakeholders to apply IT strategy to architecture future state architecture and develops roadmaps to realize future state.

- Defines and ensures effective metrics to measure standards adoption, reuse, and demonstrate value.

- Maintain knowledge of emerging technology and software trends focused on driving comparative advantage for CMI.

- Cultivates strong relationships with industry experts; participates and may present at conferences and round tables.

- Performs complex cost/benefit analysis when researching future state capabilities.

- Coaches and mentors less senior Architects.

- Collaborates with project teams to understand requested capabilities and recommends the right set of technologies to meet the needs.

- Provides infrastructure capacity recommendations for new applications and systems.

Qualifications and Competencies

Skills

- Lifecycle Management - The management of an IT Asset or component from inception throughout its useful life. The Planning phase decides to Replace or add new, Re-engineer, Retire, or Retain/Maintain it.

- Solution Design - The activities involved in conceptualizing, defining, architecting, and ultimately designing complex systems.

- Appling Standards to Solutions - Able to apply industry and internal IT standards to solutions and to assess compliance of a solution against industry and internal IT standards.

- System Development Methodologies - Able to apply industry defined development techniques to create or modify IT solutions.

- Research - Able to conduct a process of steps used to collect and analyze information to increase our understanding of a topic or issue.

- Modeling - The ability to represent information following a defined standard, using a combination of graphical and textual elements. The ability to choose the correct type of model for a particular set of information, depending on the type of information to be communicated as well as the audience who will consume the information.

- Relationship Management - Creates relationships with new acquaintances quickly and confidently; works to build trust and partner with stakeholders; successfully manages both internal and external relationships (e.g., vendor relationships); is comfortable in a challenger role that, at times, requires building constructive tension in interactions.

- Influence - Applies different approaches to convince others to change their opinion or plan, and wins support from others for ideas; is able to build support with peers without direct lines of reporting across a matrix organization.

- Decision Making - Considers the relative benefits and costs of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one; acts decisively and swiftly; identifies problems and drives toward solutions; takes on responsible roles and accountability for outcomes even when things go wrong; is comfortable making difficult decisions.

Education, Licenses, Certifications

College, university, or equivalent degree in Information Technology, Business or a related subject required.

Experience

Significant relevant experience required. 15-20 years of total experience with at least 5 years of relevant experience.

Additional Responsibilities Unique to this Position

- The role will provide strategic consultation and act as a business partner to support the Supply Chain Function in defining or designing business processes, functions, as well as in researching, identifying technologies based on customer requirements.

- Participate in enterprise architecture development, including business architecture, information architecture, application portfolio and technical architecture.

- Skills needed for this role is past experience with supply chain, logistics, warehousing, and manufacturing related IT projects.

- The candidate is expected to understand the application architecting paradigm for a digital platform across multiple domains; significant knowledge about master data management and integration methodologies.

- Additional skills like services oriented architecture, standard APIs, web services, information management, and cyber security will be a definite advantage.

Amount of Travel: Less Than 10%

Interview process:

Round 1 - Conference call- Sudha and Asish

Round 2- Conference call- Asish, Sudha Gina Stead and Bryan Moorman

Round 3- In person interview at Columbus IN- Vaidy, Asish, Sudha and Robin Keller

When submitting the candidate please provide the following information

Bill Rate

Current location

Notice needed for phone and in-person interview

Notice needed to start the assignment

Location preferred

Validity of EAD if applicable

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location: Columbus, Indiana
job type: Contract
work hours: 8 to 5
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:

Additional Responsibilities Unique to this Position

- The role will provide strategic consultation and act as a business partner to support the Supply Chain Function in defining or designing business processes, functions, as well as in researching, identifying technologies based on customer requirements.

- Participate in enterprise architecture development, including business architecture, information architecture, application portfolio and technical architecture.

- Skills needed for this role is past experience with supply chain, logistics, warehousing, and manufacturing related IT projects.

- The candidate is expected to understand the application architecting paradigm for a digital platform across multiple domains; significant knowledge about master data management and integration methodologies.

- Additional skills like services oriented architecture, standard APIs, web services, information management, and cyber security will be a definite advantage.

 
qualifications:

Qualifications and Competencies

Skills

- Lifecycle Management - The management of an IT Asset or component from inception throughout its useful life. The Planning phase decides to Replace or add new, Re-engineer, Retire, or Retain/Maintain it.

- Solution Design - The activities involved in conceptualizing, defining, architecting, and ultimately designing complex systems.

- Appling Standards to Solutions - Able to apply industry and internal IT standards to solutions and to assess compliance of a solution against industry and internal IT standards.

- System Development Methodologies - Able to apply industry defined development techniques to create or modify IT solutions.

- Research - Able to conduct a process of steps used to collect and analyze information to increase our understanding of a topic or issue.

- Modeling - The ability to represent information following a defined standard, using a combination of graphical and textual elements. The ability to choose the correct type of model for a particular set of information, depending on the type of information to be communicated as well as the audience who will consume the information.

- Relationship Management - Creates relationships with new acquaintances quickly and confidently; works to build trust and partner with stakeholders; successfully manages both internal and external relationships (e.g., vendor relationships); is comfortable in a challenger role that, at times, requires building constructive tension in interactions.

- Influence - Applies different approaches to convince others to change their opinion or plan, and wins support from others for ideas; is able to build support with peers without direct lines of reporting across a matrix organization.

- Decision Making - Considers the relative benefits and costs of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one; acts decisively and swiftly; identifies problems and drives toward solutions; takes on responsible roles and accountability for outcomes even when things go wrong; is comfortable making difficult decisions.

Education, Licenses, Certifications

College, university, or equivalent degree in Information Technology, Business or a related subject required.

 
skills: Experience

Significant relevant experience required. 15-20 years of total experience with at least 5 years of relevant experience.


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