Enterprise Architect

Senior Enterprise Architect

Contract to Hire (position is budgeted for FTE)

Atlanta, GA – Relo Assistance Provided, if needed


Are you looking to be in a Director of Enterprise Architecture in the future? If so, read on!


Our client, a leader in the manufacturing and recycling space, is seeking an Enterprise Architect who can work with business and technology stakeholders to define an enterprise architecture. The Enterprise Architect will ultimately be the successor to the current Director of Enterprise Architect!

This position leads Enterprise Architecture for our North American business unit. While the focus will be on this limited scope, the successful candidate will ensure that architectural plans and solutions in these areas align with an overall enterprise business and technology strategy.


·         10+ years of experience as an Enterprise Architect.

·         “Jack of all trades” – this is not an overly technical role within a set of technologies. The right candidate will have general knowledge of technologies such as, but not limited to: Java, Python, SF Lightning, MS Power Apps, Oracle, SAP, middleware platforms, COTs apps, AI, Bots, MML, RPA, AWS, Azure, etc.

·         Experience determining how to modernize the remaining 10% of the environment that is legacy/outdated and often problematic (AS400/Mainframes).

·         Global experience is a must!

·         Broad experience across ERPs and Data Bases.

·         Experience working for a complex global Manufacturing company.

Accountability & Responsibility:

·         Drive technology strategy and influence business stakeholders on strategic product direction

·         Create/define enterprise architecture, technology roadmaps and ensure business and IT alignment.

·         Define/manage/drive all things (IT) architecture – tools, frameworks, standards, processes, implementation, and governance.

·         Work with business and IT stakeholders on strategic business and IT initiatives.

·         Develop and maintain a current/future state architecture that achieves business goals in a customer-focused manner.

·         Lead diverse, multidisciplinary teams of systems, cloud, solution, and application architects

·         Leading architecture reviews of technology initiatives

·         Lead team through application rationalization

·         Develop in-depth knowledge of strategic, tactical, and operational business requirements

·         Ability to conceptualize and develop alternative solution approaches, articulating the benefits and tradeoffs of each solution

·         Evolve Enterprise Architecture capabilities

·         Investigate and understand industry trends and emerging technologies, and plan for adoption where appropriate

·         Proven track record in consistent and timely delivery of high-quality products and services within budget

·         Demonstrate leadership and influence skills across organizational levels and functions

·         Proven track record leading highly effective teams in strategic planning, enterprise and systems architectures and design/development of strategic business solutions


Skills & Experience:

·         Strong knowledge of current digital trends, disruptive forces, and modern technology concepts and expertise in cloud architectures and concepts

·         10+ years presenting and interacting with senior leadership experience, in a large, global organization architecting and designing technology solutions in an innovative and realistic manner that focuses on delivery

·         Ability to balance high-level identification of innovation opportunities with oversight of technical development processes

·         Demonstrated technical and business aptitude that allows you to understand, translate, and guide discussions and decisions at a strategic enterprise level as well as at a detailed execution level

·         Demonstrated ability for development of global strategic plans including analysis, strategic priorities, capabilities, and multi-year plans with supporting operating plans.

·         Ability to translate complex business strategies and needs into strategic priorities that leverage industry trends and emerging technologies while integrating existing architectures, platforms, and data.

·         Ability to consolidate complex existing environmental descriptions into an existing Architecture for a current state architecture and the development of an ongoing future state Architecture.

·         Proven track record re-platforming highly-complex and large scale legacy systems for global customers.

·         Experience in leading development of Micro services and containerized application (Docker images or Kubernetes) with expertise in distributed cache and load balancing.

·         Experience with SOA, design patterns, web services technologies, APIs, Applications, Application Ecosystem, and Micro API's.

·         Experience in architecting solutions with information security built-in and that account for and incorporate relevant security governance in the ongoing lifecycle of design and engineering

·         Must have relevant cloud experience and assist in the transition to a "cloud-first" and cloud-platform direction for the company products

·         Must possess a unique blend of business and technical savvy; a big-picture vision, and the drive to make that vision a reality.


·         BS in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or other related technology degree

Master in Business or Master in Technology, preferred

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Contact Info

2600 Abbey Court
Alpharetta, Georgia 30004