Enterprise Architect

Portland, OR, Dallas, TX, New York City, NY, Chicago, IL, US
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Grid Dynamics is looking for a Digital Platforms-Enterprise/Solution Architect to join our growing team.

Responsibilities:
  • Quickly and effectively understanding business issues and challenges
  • 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 artifacts
  • Presenting artifacts to delivery teams to assist with the estimation and systems design process
  • Providing coaching and guidance on solution options (based on an understanding of industry trends and customer expectations)
  • Building a trusted advisor relationship with business leaders
  • 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:
  • 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) and 3+ years of EA experience in an enterprise
  • Demonstrated success quickly understanding business capabilities and aligning capabilities to solutions
  • Proven track record of designing scalable solutions at the enterprise level
  • Experience using multiple SDLC/Agile/Kanban methodologies
  • End-to-end critical thinking skills an proven analytical capabilities
  • Strong communications 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
  • Excellent proficiency with Visio, Word, PowerPoint and Excel- ability to make original content
  • Relevant undergraduate degree (Computer Science, Engineering, etc.) or equivalent experiences
  • Experience white-boarding solutions and options in client-facing situations

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 

NB:

Placement and Staffing Agencies need not apply.  We do not work with C2C at this time.
At this moment, we are not able to process H1B transfers. Applicants with CPT and OPT visas are welcome to apply.

About Us: 

Grid Dynamics is a leading provider of technology consulting, agile co-creation, scalable engineering and data science services for Fortune 500 corporations undergoing digital transformation. 

We work in close collaboration with our clients on digital transformation initiatives that span strategy consulting, early prototypes and enterprise-scale delivery of new digital platforms. We help organizations become more agile and create innovative digital products and experiences using deep expertise in emerging technology, top global engineering talent, lean software development practices, and high-performance product culture. 

Headquartered in Silicon Valley with over 1,300 technologists located in engineering delivery centers throughout the US, Central and Eastern Europe, Grid Dynamics has architected and delivered some of the most extensive digital transformation programs in the retail, technology and financial sectors to help its clients win market share, shorten time to market and reduce costs of digital operations on a massive scale.

To learn more about Grid Dynamics, visit www.griddynamics.com, or follow us on Twitter @GridDynamics.

 

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