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EY IBM Architecture Lead in Jefferson City, Missouri

IBM Architecture Lead


Requisition # UNI00I0M

Post Date May 04, 2021

The opportunity

EYs Technology Solutions Delivery Practice assists our consulting practices in planning, pursuing, delivering and managing large, complex full lifecycle enterprise level IT architecture initiatives. The practice provides skilled architects with experience in leading architectural practices, methods, and resources in the enterprise applications and technology space. These resources design, architect, deliver and lead innovative initiatives which transform client legacy infrastructures into the dynamic digital environments. This group advises clients to understand, architect and implement the core applications and technology required to run their business in the digital age.

Our focus will be on helping our clients to achieve following key benefits:

  • Optimized applications portfolio and governance structure that aligns with IT strategy and business architecture

  • Improvement in application performance driving higher customer (internal and external) satisfaction

  • Cost reduction and better investment decisions for applications infrastructure and services

Your Key Responsibilities

This position will be responsible for assisting in enterprise transformations and technology enablement. As an architect, you will be responsible for designing architectural standards, governance approach, templates and patterns for enterprise architecture, following enterprise strategies and processes. You would be expected to align business target vision and client requirements with enterprise solutions by collaborating with research and development divisions to identify the target state blueprints and architecture vision for the enterprise. You will be an enterprise architect within our technology architecture group which architects leading solutions including IBM Maximo, IBM APM, IBM TRIRIGA, Oracle Applications and Azure applications to name a few. You would be expected to help mentor and enable cross-disciplinary teams to deliver innovative solutions and enhance our end-to-end customer experiences within the applications we implement for our clients. You will also provide business development assistance.

Skills and attributes for success

  • Team with other professionals in the practice and broader EY ecosystem to develop innovative solutions for our clients and capabilities.

  • Ability to define roadmaps and strategies to adopt, modernize, optimize enterprise technology landscape of our clients.

  • Ability to design and develop IT Architecture blueprints to meet the business requirements/strategies while ensuring enterprise architecture principles/standards/practices.

  • Design enterprise solutions using enterprise technologies such as IBM Maximo, IBM TRIRIGA, Oracle applications, Azure applications to automate business processes and meet business needs. Designs may run on multiple platforms and may be integrated to multiple software packages and custom components.

  • Create sector focused reference architectures for the enterprise.

  • Develop solution architecture and work with client IT and business teams to build consensus.

  • Gather and effectively translate business requirements (e.g. business case, requirement specifications, non-functional requirement specifications & use case models specific to the enterprise solutions) into technical solutions.

  • Demonstrate quality project execution and delivery by successfully monitoring delivery quality in client projects.

  • Take ownership of deliverables and conduct reviews with clients and seek sign-offs.

  • Conduct workshops and meetings with clients to address needs for enterprise solutions.

  • Actively collaborate with subject matter experts, product owners, end users, and other stakeholders to facilitate, gather, and understand business requirements.

  • Review system designs and approaches to ensure they meet/exceed business requirements. Seeking alternative approaches that simplify design, minimize resource requirements, and improve user experience.

  • Stay up to date with industry trends, developments, technologies and new enterprise solution capabilities. Actively sharing these with team members and applying to existing systems.

  • Model effective collaborative behaviors when working with individuals, teams, and suppliers. Follow Agile practices & approaches, and actively contributing to Agile ceremonies.

To qualify for the role you must have

  • A bachelors degree and 5 or more years of related work experience in leading solution definitions for Maximo, TRIRIGA or similar enterprise solutions implementation

  • 8 or more years in Systems Architect and Configuration (Workflow, Application Designer, Conditional User Interface (UI), Data Design)

  • Working knowledge of ISA-95 standards

  • Proficient in architecture methodology and frameworks such as TOGAF

  • Working knowledge of security best practices, preferably in IBM Maximo EAM, IBM Maximo APM, IBM TRIRIGA or Oracle applications

  • Good understanding of capabilities of enterprise applications, such as IBM Maximo EAM, IBM Maximo APM, IBM TRIRIGA or Oracle applications

  • Good understanding of application modernization and containerization using containerization software like Redhat OpenShift

  • Working knowledge of Cloud Infrastructure and Infrastructure as a Service architecture principles, preferably IBM Hybrid cloud

  • Working knowledge of Cloud solution concepts, preferably IBM Hybrid cloud

  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal). Able to clearly communicate with leadership and colleagues about technical capabilities, limitations, issues, and recommendations

  • Highly organized, detail oriented, independent, and resourceful

  • Experience with Agile practices and associated tools

  • The successful candidate must also be willing and able to travel 70-90% of a work schedule

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Degree emphasis in Computer Science, IT, Computer Engineering, MIS, Mathematics or related field; MBA or MS degree preferred

What we look for

We’re interested in passionate leaders with a strong vision and a desire to stay on top of trends in the analytics industry. If you have a genuine passion for helping businesses achieve the full potential of their data, this role is for you.

What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, pension and 401(k) plans, and a wide range of paid time off options. Under our flexible vacation policy, you’ll decide how much vacation time you need based on your own personal circumstances. You’ll also be granted time off for designated EY Paid Holidays, Winter/Summer breaks, Personal/Family Care, and other leaves of absence when needed to support your physical, financial, and emotional well-being.

Plus, we offer:

  • Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.

  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.

  • Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.

  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.

About EY

EY exists to build a better working world, helping to create long-term value for clients, people and society and build trust in the capital markets.

Enabled by data and technology, diverse EY teams in over 150 countries provide trust through assurance and help clients grow, transform and operate.

Working across assurance, consulting, law, strategy, tax and transactions, EY teams ask better questions to find new answers for the complex issues facing our world today.

If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

Join us in building a better working world. Apply today.

EY provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.