Platform Architect : Back Office

Posted: 9/16/2019 10:33:01 PM

Job Snapshot

Location: Hanover, MD, US
Posting ID: 2019-1227

Job Summary

Overview

Job Summary:

Allegis's IS (Information Services) team is looking for a Platform Architect with significant experience with ERP architecture (On Premise and Cloud)  in an agile/product environment and people management experience to join us in Hanover, MD. Allegis has been opertating its back office support opoerations on PeopleSoft for over 20 years. Allegis Group  has begun a back office transformation program named Evolve. The program has been in motion since 2017, during which the team gathered current state archifacts and business process opportunites. The platform vendor demos  of the program are currently underway. The core program team is working on the program and execution roadmaps scheduled to begin in 2020.

The Platform Architect (PA) is a key member of the Back Office  Delivery team responsible for end-to-end architecture of the platform including:

  • Mentor and have HR responsibilities of the back office domain architects
  • Drives near-term technical roadmap, and works with enterprise architects for 3-5 year end-to-end Evolve and back office  architecture roadmap
  • Provides thought leadership and technical guidance to minimize technical debt while balancing critical business deadlines / milestones
  • Optimizes software / licensing investments to increase business value of IS investments
  • Identifies new / innovative technologies to enable experiments for new capabilities and efficiencies
  • Reviews and advises on Evolve platform solutions to ensure they comply with standard  architecture and development practices, align to internal integration patterns and practices, align to internal security and compliance needs, and adhere to enterprise architecture guiding principles
  • Document as-is and to-be architecture solutions. Present complex solutions options and benefits to key technical program stakeholders
  • Understands all Enterprise Architecture roadmap initiatives that impact the Evolve program to the program architecture roadmap
  • Ensures all major architectural decisions and Delivery plans are properly communicated at TRB (Technology Review Board) / ARB (Architecture Review Board)
  • Defines engineering/architectural/devops best practices to maximize development velocity, minimize technical debt/defects, and ensure program scalability
  • Foresees technical and business changes on the horizon that requires roadmap / architectural adjustments and can articulate the adjustment justification to business/IS leadership
  • Identifies technical / process efficiencies and continuously revises software/technology investments taking into account new products/services  (i.e. cloud/ML/AI)
  • Responsibilities

    Supervisory or management Responsibility: Manages a team of Domain Architects

     

    Budget Responsibility: Manages a budget for the Platform Architecture team

    Qualifications

    Minimum Education and/or Experience:

    • B.S. in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related major or equivalent IS
    • 5+  years experience working with cloud-based service offerings (SaaS, PaaS, IaaS)
    • 5+ years experience working in a complex enterprise cloud for core platforms – HCM, FMS, PSA (SAP; Workday, Oracle)
    • 5+ years experience working in a complex enterprise  traditional  ERP Platform; PeopleSoft a plus
    • 12-15 years  experience in various engineering roles with progressively more people and architecture management responsibilities

     

    Skills/Abilities:

    • Awareness of programmatic solutions on current ERP Platform and related applications,
    • Expert level technical knowledge and understanding of architecture, application systems design and integration across a broad array of technologies (SFDC, Informatica MDM, Azure, Mulesoft, Tibco)
    • Collaborates with business, IS, and Product management to establish sound build vs buy  & configure vs code-related architectural decisions
    • Possesses in-depth knowledge of industry's business environment
    • Anticipates internal and or external business challenges and/or regulatory issues; recommends process, product or service improvements
    • Behaves in accordance with objectives and strategic plan; provides strategic or conceptual advice and updates on project milestones and achievement of objectives
    • Anticipates and solves unique and complex problems with broad impact on the business; uses conceptual thinking to develop solutions

    Core Competencies:

    ·        Customer Service

    ·        Building Relationships

    ·        Business Knowledge / Organizational Acumen

    ·        Self-Motivation/Self Starter

    ·        Leading Self and Others

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    Name: Emily Hermann