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Chief Enterprise Architect #2173

Austin, Texas · Information Technology
Chief Enterprise Architect (CEA)
Permanent Hire
Location: Austin, TX (Hybrid 3 days onsite)

Under the direction of the CIO, the Chief Enterprise Architect (CEA) is responsible for the organization's overall Enterprise Architecture. The CEA manages a team of solution architects working towards the strategic transformational goals and designing solutions that support day-to-day operations. The ideal candidate will be a highly technical individual but will also need to have keen business operations acumen. The CEA will work with the CIO to clearly define the charter of the EA team and refine it over time.

  • 11+ years of experience in IT roles of progressively increasing responsibility
  • 6+ years of experience leading an IT organization’s solution architecture
  • Extensive experience leading both hardware and software focused operational IT teams
  • Working knowledge of The Open Group Architecture Framework (TOGAF)
  • Experience with ERPs, CRMs, middleware, and Business Intelligence tools at the solution design level
  • Knowledge of all concepts and components of an Enterprise Technical Architecture (ETA)
  • Working knowledge of the Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) framework
  • Deep technical knowledge of infrastructure systems and networks, including hyper-converged infrastructure, on-premise enterprise storage solutions, cloud-based computing and storage solutions, physical and virtual networking technologies
  • Ability to present complex solutions and designs using visualization tools like MS Visio and Lucidchart to all levels of the organization
  • Ability to understand the long-term (“big picture”) and short-term perspectives of situations

Required Education/Licenses/Certifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in business information systems (IS), computer science or related field
  • ITIL Certification preferred
  • TOGAF certification preferred

  1. Responsible for developing and maintaining architecture standards which drive solution designs with the ongoing digital transformation
  2. Responsible for delivering solution designs that are consistent with enterprise strategies
  3. Provide clear definition of IT business processes including:
    • a clearly defined service catalog
    • operating and service level agreements
    • streamlined business processes
    • strategic budgeting for the team

Genius Road, LLC is proud to be a Certified Women’s Business Enterprise, an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.

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