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Senior Enterprise Architect

Herman Miller
Zeeland, MI
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Senior Enterprise Architect-18175

Position Description:

You can make a salary. Or you can make a difference. Or you can work as a Senior Enterprise Architect at Herman Miller and make both.

About this Opportunity
As a Senior Enterprise Architect, you'll play an integral role in building a holistic view and roadmap of the company's technology strategy and processes. You will partner with internal technology groups to ensure that proposed technical solutions align with the company's overall objectives. You'll also serve as a strategic partner to business leaders, internal innovation teams, and IT functional areas by helping them identify and take advantage of new digital opportunities while providing guidance and ensuring solutions align with the business and IT strategy.

What You'll Do
You'll have opportunities to speak up, solve problems, lead others, and be an owner every day as you...

  • Apply a customer experience lens to Enterprise Architect (EA) activities.
  • Build the long-term strategic roadmap for all IT systems architecture.
  • Circulate technical roadmaps to align IT priorities with business partner needs.
  • Demonstrate digital opportunities and partner with internal innovation teams.
  • Develop and maintain policies, standards, and guidelines to ensure that a consistent framework is applied across the company.
  • Develop application and infrastructure rationalization framework to reduce technical debt.
  • Remain intimate and knowledgeable on cloud technologies and cloud and hybrid cloud frameworks.
  • Lead the design and modeling of tactical architectures for the delivery, development, and support of projects.
  • Manage and facilitate a EA review board/council to evaluate project proposals for architectural fit.
  • Monitor new technological advances in application development and information technologies.
  • Participate in digital strategy decisions and provide digital business model consulting within IT Teams.
  • Partner with business and technology subject matter experts to elicit and translate business requirements into technological solutions.
  • Partner with Information Security to ensure architecture aligns with security strategy and policies.
  • Partner with other Solution Architects to provide a consensus-based scalable and adaptable architectural solution.
  • Remain active in external networks to proactively integrate new technologies as business needs change.
  • Actively participate in the development of the functional area/digital global strategy.
  • Perform additional responsibilities as requested to achieve business objectives.

Sound Like You?
You might be just who we're looking for if you have...

  • A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems (IS), or another relevant academic discipline. A Master's degree is preferred.
  • Eight or more years of professional IT or IS experience.
  • Three or more years of architecture and project leadership experience.
  • One to three years of global IT experience.
  • Experience building enterprise architecture roadmaps.
  • Experience designing, integrating, and managing complex infrastructure solutions.
  • A comprehensive knowledge of hardware, software, application, and systems engineering.
  • Demonstrated experience with business process and performance modeling, benchmarking, and financial analysis.
  • The ability to “think big” and challenge conventional wisdom regarding technology refresh and hype.
  • Strong leadership and negotiation skills with business and technical groups.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong project management and organization skills.
  • A demonstrated ability to build consensus among many stakeholders.
  • The ability to be comfortable with ambiguity and a willingness to take principled bets on new technology.
  • The ability to establish, implement, and enforce appropriate IT standards to meet business requirements.
  • The ability to build a comprehensive understanding of and strategically connect the needs of multiple Herman Miller functional areas.
  • The ability to perform all essential job functions of the position with or without accommodations.

Who We Are
At Herman Miller, our unique culture represents the collective attitudes, ideas, and experiences of the people who work here. We focus on protecting the environment, impacting our communities, exceeding the expectations of our customers through high quality products, and championing diversity in all areas of the business, and together we are on a journey toward a better world. We support the well-being of our employees in and outside of work by providing a variety of opportunities including award-winning work-life integration resources, development programs, complex health and wellness offerings, and much more.

Herman Miller is a globally recognized provider of furnishings and related technologies and services. Headquartered in West Michigan, we have relied on innovative design for over 100 years to solve problems for people wherever they work, live, learn, and heal.

Herman Miller is committed to diversity and inclusion. We are an equal opportunity employer including veterans and people with disabilities.

Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular
Travel: No
Shift: First
Primary Location United States-Michigan-Zeeland

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