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Director, Enterprise Architecture - Contract to Hire
Ref No.: 18-00462
Location: Woodbridge, New Jersey

Atlantic Partners has an industry leading Corporate client in Woodbridge Township, NJ who has an immediate need for a Director, Enterprise Architecture. This is a 6 month contract to hire opportunity, don't miss out, apply today!!!

Job Overview:

The Enterprise Architecture function in the company's Strategy & Architecture Office will enable the company to execute innovative solutions that will help shape the future. As a team, the candidate will provide insightful, strategic guidance and architectural expertise to help our clients' business partners fully leverage the vast set of platforms and technologies available.

The ultimate goal is to deliver architectural insight that enables the company to differentiate and disrupt within the industry. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to strengthen their skills by working with a wide set of technologies across a diverse set of businesses. The candidate's mission will be to empower the businesses with the technical and platform knowledge they need to achieve business value.

This is an exciting opportunity to combine business and technical expertise:

  • Evangelize technologies and provide in-project consultation to "show the way” using new methods and technologies such as AWS and Mobile.
  • Align with the enterprise application portfolio management function to provide transparency into application health, agility and risk profile.
  • Run the enterprise emerging technology capability (e.g. mobile, cloud) modeling process across business units to facilitate leveraging of common capabilities, platforms and technologies.
  • Work with business partners to design and develop solutions to help them turn data into action.
  • Lead and facilitate the creation of governing principles to guide solution decision making for the enterprise.
  • Lead the visualization, documentation, and presentation of concepts – be the bridge turning strategy into action.
  • Flex collaboration skills and technical skills to effectively lead and influence technology change across business units.
  • Collaborate with Enterprise Architecture, Engineering, Digital, Data and other internal functions advocating on behalf of our business partners.
  • Build trusted relationships while learning the company's systems, talent, business needs and goals.
  • Help lead the evolution of the EA program, including the appropriately balanced pursuit of enterprise business, information, technical and solution architecture viewpoints.
  • Spread the word about the company's capabilities, strategies and technologies by speaking at stakeholder meetings and town halls.

Skills/ Experience:

  • Partnering with clients to create solutions that have meaningful impact to the end users and their organizations.
  • Project owner experience leading multiple team members to successfully complete a large initiative that has made significant business impact – AWS Cloud and mobility preferred.
  • Advanced working knowledge of Enterprise Architecture concepts that has turned into delivery for the business.
  • Insane desire and capacity to quickly absorb new concepts and technologies.
  • Possess a technical degree from 4 year university (e.g. computer science, engineering, math, etc) or equivalent experience.
  • Experience working as part of a cross-functional team.
  • Ability to lead and influence through teamwork and collaboration.
  • 6 - 8 years of experience serving mostly as a Solution or Enterprise Architect and professional services / consulting (huge plus).
  • Comfortable working with ambiguity and abstract concepts.