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Manager of Transformation Architecture

Allentown, PA 18104

Posted: 02/08/2019 Job Number: 3322

The Manager of Transformation Architecture, is responsible for the Architecture group within the Transformation organization. You will manage a team of Technology Leads who will provide Enterprise Architecture, Solution Architecture, and Integration Architecture services for cross-functional project teams.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Oversee effort to identify and analyze enterprise business drivers and IT industry trends to derive enterprise solution architecture requirements

  • Oversee efforts to develop overall architecture approach for all layers of a solution

  • Direct work among the business users, architects, and cross-functional IT team members to develop the overall product level architecture

  • Oversee the management and maintenance of architectural assets including principles, standards, policies, reference architectures, models, blueprints, roadmaps, frameworks, patterns and services

  • Align vision, direction, and specific objectives for team efforts to our digital, technology-focused, and Agile goals / way of working

  • Manage, coach, and mentor team members. Set performance targets and evaluate/enforce service delivery against targets

  • Interview and hire qualified team members, striving to improve organization's bench strength and augmenting product or project teams with contract staff when required

  • Be on the lookout for new opportunities to leverage technology for continuous improvement and outsourced services for greater efficiency

  • Provide day-to-day leadership and operational management

  • Develop and execute objectives, plans and policies for area of responsibility in line with Enterprise and IT Organization level strategy

  • Coordinates resourcing and impact of multiple projects simultaneously within area of responsibility

  • Assure that project estimates for resources and costs are reliable

  • Contribute to the development of budgets for area of responsibility and assist in the preparation of operational plans for the IT department

  • Conduct communications that involve obtaining cooperation on issues that may be complex or controversial

  • Utilize negotiation and persuasion to come to agreement with others

REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor's degree and 5 years of related work experience

  • MBA or Master's Degree

  • 3 years leadership experience

  • Skills and knowledge in Architecture and business management

  • Excitement, curiosity, and passion for shaping the future through digital technology

  • Ability to manage team members work as they operate cross functionally

  • Demonstrated leadership skills

  • Experience in the use of project management methodology

  • Knowledge of ITIL Service Management Essentials

  • Utilities industry experience

  • Ability to effectively adapt to rapid technological and business change while maintaining enthusiasm and displaying sound judgment

 

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

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