At Jabil we strive to make ANYTHING POSSIBLE and EVERYTHING BETTER. With over 260,000 diverse, talented and dedicated employees across 100 locations in 30 countries, our vision is to be the most technologically advanced and trusted manufacturing solutions provider. We combine an unmatched breadth and depth of end-market experience, technical and design capabilities, manufacturing know-how, supply chain insights and global product management expertise to enable success for the world’s leading brands. We are driven by a common purpose to make a positive impact for each other, our communities, and the environment.
Provides technical leadership and is responsible for determining the direction for the IT architecture, standards, design and implementation approaches for the company’s application systems, infrastructure and/or network-based cloud product systems. Creates, evaluates and implements plans and design proposals for high impact IT solutions and their use involving leading edge technologies and methods considering key factors such as their long-term effectiveness (service delivery and cost), practicality, technical limitations and criticality. In this expert-level role with advisory responsibilities to senior management, wide latitude is given in establishing objectives and approaches to critical assignments.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Senior IT Architect
Know and understand Jabil business strategy
Know and understand Jabil IT strategy & objectives
Identify and assess the IT needs of the enterprise
Apply this knowledge to define technical roadmaps that balance investment and benefit
Define the overall solution architecture consistent with Jabil’s methodology
Be responsible for the technical solution by providing leadership for the customer, project manager, domain architects, domain specialists and application engineers to advance and deliver solutions
Collaborate with Enterprise Architects to design and deliver solutions
Serve as a trusted advisor to clients and management
Assess merits of alternative technical approaches and gain consensus for best approach
Follow, promote, and improve recognized methodologies to design and deliver solutions
Ensure that the non-functional requirements are satisfied including, but not limited to, security, disaster recovery, availability, and performance
Research technology and industry trends to hone both personal and Jabil’s competitive edge
Through modeling or prototyping, validate solution prior to full implementation
Demonstrate expertise in one of the following disciplines: Enterprise Architecture, Business Architecture, Information Architecture, Application Architecture, Technology Infrastructure Architecture
Mentor IT Architects
Develop project plans and influence project organization
Apply recognized system sizing methodology
Vet change(s) with respect to scope, schedule, cost, risk, etc.
Cross train staff to reduce delivery risk
Define processes & methods necessary to support delivery/deployment
Define management tools to support production environment
Utilize Lean Six Sigma or other methods to identify & provide guidance on organizational improvement opportunities
Perform root cause analysis and remediation actions
Contribute to Jabil IP though development and submission of patents
Policy & Procedures
Comply with IT policy, procedure, and process
Adhere to all safety and health rules and regulations associated with this position and as directed by supervisor
Comply and follow all procedures within the company security policy
Training & Development
Define technical job content & qualifications of key roles required to support technical infrastructure
Work closely with management to assess and aid the development of staff skill sets
Assist management to assess and help resolve staffing knowledge gaps
Publish and present to customers, IT leaders and business executives
Engage with vendors and third parties as needed
Organize verbal and written ideas clearly and use an appropriate business style
Ask questions; encourage input from staff
Develop peer relationships with Senior Manager or Director Level personnel
MANAGEMENT & SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
Typically reports to management.
The purpose of this role is not primarily managerial, and the job is typically NOT directly responsible for managing employees (e.g., hiring/termination and/or pay decisions, performance management).
Advanced understanding of all architectural components and their interrelationships
Strong knowledge of Software Engineering and Architectural Principles and methods
Strong presentation and written communication skills
Good judgment and the ability to handle stressful situations
Team lead experience in application development
Deep knowledge and experience of one or more languages e.g., Java, C#, etc.
Deep knowledge and experience with server-side technologies
Experience with client-side technologies e.g., Node, Angular
Experience working in an Agile methodology
Experience with relational databases and SQL
Experience with Cloud technologies
Experience with UML or Archimate
Experience with SOA, including REST, SOAP, API Management, and other integration patterns e.g. ESB, EIP, etc.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
Experience and skills commensurate with attainment of The Open Group Certified Architect
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
Bachelor’s degree required
Post-graduate degree in Computer Science or Management Information Systems expected
Minimum 15 years of experience in a related discipline
Or, equivalent combination of education, training, or experience
Open CA Level 1: Certified or Level 2: Master
TOGAF 9 Certified
ArchiMate 3 Practitioner
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