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Enterprise Architect Analyst in Huntersville, NC at American Tire Distributors

Date Posted: 1/10/2019

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  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
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  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    1/10/2019

Job Description

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Are you looking for an opportunity to turn your ambition and your people skills into a rewarding career with an industry leader? Join our team at American Tire Distributors! As the nation's premier tire distributor, ATD’s coast-to-coast distribution network provides approximately 80,000 customers across the U.S. and Canada with rapid and frequent delivery of high quality tires, custom wheels and shop supplies. 

Position Description: 

The Enterprise Architecture Analyst provides support for the development and update of Enterprise Architecture and for developing and maintaining enterprise IT policies. The Analyst insures that EA processes are effectively documented, communicated and tracks compliance by the rest of the organization. The Analyst is responsible for maintaining and enhancing architecture process delivery as it relates to Architecture Review and Technology Assurance.



Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Maintain and update ATD’s Enterprise Architecture Strategic Plan and work with Solution and Enterprise Architects to keep plans current and relevant.
  • Coordinate and oversee Architecture Governance Processes.  This includes the weekly architecture forum, Architecture Review Board, Technology Assurance Process, Solution Architecture Peer Review, etc.  Develops agendas, notes, action plans and follows up items.
  • Establish key stakeholder management for all enterprise architecture governance process and receive feedback from key stakeholder on the refinement and further development of the EA process to provide tangible benefits to the organization. 
  • Implement the architecture governance process as a repeatable step for the architects across the organization to evaluate the various major architecture decision for the key programs/projects and establishing technology standards.
  • Develop communication management plan to accomplish the objective of the key stakeholders to be well informed on the architecture decisions for the key programs and major technology standards.
  • Establish metrics that can be readily captured from our current processes and express them in terms of business value and compliance to the EA process.  Develops appropriate reporting and communication plans to relevant stakeholders.
  • Develop and update the EA objects and relationships in the EA tool to reflect the changes to as is and target architectures and transition plan.
  • Develop enterprise IT policies and related processes and for maintaining/modifying the IT policy roadmap.


Direct Report Position Titles

  • N/A – Individual Contributor
     




Qualifications



Required

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent combination of industry related professional experience and education.
  • Demonstrable experience as a lead business analyst, project manager or program manager
  • Experience in the implementation of structured design and architecture processes in a corporate environment.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Excellent organizational and time management skills. Strong presentation skills.
  • Ability to assert ideas and gain support and commitment from others.  Excellent analytical skills. Strong decision-making skills.
  • Ability to recognize priorities and guide others towards the accomplishment of business goals and objectives.

Preferred

  • Experience in full development life cycle and significant experience in delivering applications and architecture services in a production environment.
  • The Open Group Architecture Framework (TOGAF) certification.


Candidate Skills and Competencies

Technical

  • Possess understanding in the areas of application programming, database and system design.
  • Understand basic information technologies and system architectures. Understands how legacy and web-based systems interface with each other.
  • Knowledge of IT assets – CapEx, depreciation, maintenance, labor, and TCO.

Competencies (+ Process Management, Project Management)

  • Architecture Vision & Direction (GOVN)
    • Develop strategic plans for technology, which satisfy the current and ongoing needs of the organization’s business strategy, and the current and future capabilities of technology.
    • Promote technology policies, practices, and decisions which recognize the current and evolving needs of all the stakeholders.
    • Oversee governance of Architecture policy, practices, and decisions.
  • Enterprise Architecture Development (STPL)
    • Direct the creation and review of an enterprise capability strategy to support the strategic requirements of the business.
    • Identify the business benefits of alternative strategies.
    • Direct development of enterprise-wide architecture and processes which ensure that the strategic application of change is embedded in the management of the organization.
    • Ensure compliance between business strategies, enterprise transformation activities, and technology directions, setting strategies, policies, standards, and practices.
  • Advice & Guidance (TECH)
    • Provide organizational leadership and guidelines to promote the development and exploitation of enterprise knowledge in the organization.
  • Relationship Management (RLMT)
    • Build long-term, strategic relationships with senior business and IT stakeholders across the organization.
    • Communicate and share the architectural vision and roadmaps to all levels across the organization.
  • Emerging Technology Monitoring (EMRG)
    • Coordinate the identification and assessment of new and emerging hardware, software, and communication technologies, products, methods, and techniques.
    • Evaluate likely relevance of these for the organization.
  • Strategic Sourcing (SORC)
    • Undertake strategic analysis, including research into technology vendors, markets and product and service categories, to inform and develop commercial strategy and sourcing plans.
    • Clarify specifications for key products and services.


Additional Details (work environment, specializations, etc.)

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying the position.  Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodations.  Nothing in this job description creates a contract of employment in any way for any person.   All employees hired by American Tire Distributors, Inc. are employees at will and the company reserves the right to terminate employees at any time for any reason or no reason at all.

Build a challenging and rewarding career with us!

American Tire Distributors is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace


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Job ID: R07824