IT Architect

Ft. Myers, FL, 12600 Gateway Blvd, Fort Myers, Florida, United States of America Req #2849
Friday, August 20, 2021


Alta Resources is Hiring!

SUMMARY

An IT Architect designs and supervises the construction of technology-based solutions.  IT Architects provide technical leadership across the organization, from strategic decision making down to the project planning level.  Additionally, this individual will gain organizational commitment for all systems and software plans, as well as evaluate and select technologies required to complete those plans.  Advanced levels (II and III) act as primary advocates for assigned technology solutions and products.

 

 

ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES

 

Strategy & Planning

Document existing corporate technology portfolio and architecture.

 

Develop, maintain, and enforce architectural standards for corporate technology.

 

Conduct research on emerging technologies.

 

Perform cost-benefit analysis and return on investment for technology options.

 

Recommend opportunities to use selected technologies.

 

Develop strategic and tactical plans for managing, maintaining, and introducing technology in alignment with corporate strategic plans.

 

 

Execution and Service Delivery

Translate functional requirements and design into technical requirements and design.

 

Lead architectural design activity for technology projects following standard portfolio management, project management, and software development methodologies. Create design models, specifications, diagrams and charts to provide documentation and direction for all necessary staff resources.

 

Conduct architectural design reviews for new and existing corporate technology.

 

Provide architectural expertise, direction and assistance wherever necessary.

 

Ensure all technology designs are in compliance with corporate security standards.

 

Ensure compatibility and interoperability of in-house technology.

 

Provide guidance, instruction, and mentoring to junior staff members.

 

 

Communication and Collaboration

Collaborate with all necessary leadership and staff members in the planning, design, development, deployment, and maintenance of new and existing technology solutions.

 

Gain commitment on decisions through collaboration and persuasion; be able to inspire enthusiasm and commitment in others at all levels of the organization.

 

Communicate effectively by displaying strong verbal and written skills.  Listen for understanding.

 

Exhibit the ability to translate complex technical topics into understandable business language in order to explain and justify technical needs and solutions to non-technical audiences.

 

Provide subject matter expertise and direction as necessary for operational support and training personnel for modified and new systems.


 

POSITION AND LEVEL – SCOPE DIMENSIONS, REQUIREMENTS, SERVICE METRICS

Specific dimensions, requirements, and service metrics for each level of the role are identified below.

 

 

Level I

Level II

Level III

 

Scope –

Budget / Revenue

 

< $300,000

< $1,200,000

unlimited

 

Scope –

Span of Control

 

Single Solution

Multiple Solutions

Enterprise Design

 

Scope –

People Leadership

 

No

Yes – functional work direction

Yes – functional and administrative leadership

 

Scope –

Strategy / Planning

 

Component Focus

Solution Focus

Enterprise / Program Focus

 

Scope –

Communication

 

Within Project Team

Across Teams

Across Enterprise

 

 

Requirement – Education

 

Four year college or university degree in

IT-related field;

Philippines – required

United States – preferred

Four year college or university degree in

IT-related field;

Philippines – required

United States – preferred

Four year college or university degree in

IT-related field;

Philippines – required

United States – preferred

 

Requirement –

Experience in Position

 

0-3 years

4-9 years

10+ years

 

 

Requirement –

Certification(s)

No

Yes –  Relevant certification in respective architectural discipline (Open Group ITAC Level 1 or equivalent)

Yes –  Relevant certification in respective architectural discipline (Open Group ITAC Level 2 & 3 or equivalent)

 

Requirement – Language

 

English oral and written communication skills required

English oral and written communication skills required

English oral and written communication skills required

 

Service Metric –

Change Management Compliance

 

100% compliance to process

100% compliance to process

100% compliance to process

 

Service Metric –

Functional Requirements Adherence

 

< 20% new or modified functional requirements introduced after technical design started

< 20% new or modified functional requirements introduced after technical design started

< 20% new or modified functional requirements introduced after technical design started

 

Service Metric –

Business-Critical Systems Availability

 

> 99% availability outside of scheduled maintenance outages

> 99% availability outside of scheduled maintenance outages

> 99% availability outside of scheduled maintenance outages

 


 

LEADERSHIP RESPONSIBILITIES

Refer to "Scope - People Leadership" topic in table above.

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Initiative willingness to tackle problems and seek out new opportunities.

 

Analytical Skills ability to simplify complex issues, can differentiate between critical details and unimportant facts, has a logical thought process in resolving problems.

 

Quality – demonstration of technical proficiency, attention to detail, and continuous improvement.

 

Results – demonstration of productivity, managing priorities and time, and following procedures.

 

Communication – demonstration of good speaking, writing, and listening skills.

 

Dependability – meets commitments, stays focused under pressure, accepts accountability.

 

Interpersonal Skills – builds strong relationships, is able to give and receive constructive feedback, and works well with others.

 

Teamwork – ability to work effectively within and across teams and global locations.

 

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Refer to requirements in table above.

 

 

TECHNOLOGY SKILL BASE

This position requires a working knowledge of computer technology that includes: Intermediate Word, Excel, PowerPoint.  Also, individuals must possess the ability to learn and understand new software and other technology applications as introduced by the Client and Alta Resources.  Working technical knowledge of programming languages.

 

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Refer to requirements in table above.

 

 

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.  Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

 

 

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

 

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit for up to eight hours, and stand. Manual dexterity which allows the individual to use hands to type on a keyboard, use a mouse and write are required, as is the ability to talk, and hear   The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The environment for which this position functions contains scents and fragrances related to product samples that are necessary to have on site in order to complete the essential job functions of this position or others positions within the same area.  Due to the nature of this work individuals are required to be on-sight during hours designated by the Client, however, the occasion will arise when the employee must be off-site due to business functions.



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  • Ft. Myers, FL, 12600 Gateway Blvd, Fort Myers, Florida, United States of America