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Sodexo Regional IT Architect in Boston, Massachusetts

Unit Description

Technology plays an integral role in growing our business to become more competitive, fostering a culture of innovation.

You have ideas. We want to hear them.

Sodexo, has an exciting new opportunity for a Regional IT Architect to join our team. This is a remote position. Candidates may reside anywhere within the United States.

This technical expert will lead the application architecture and development efforts for enterprise level applications. Work to develop technical strategy for a suite of applications. Works with business analyst to refine business requirements based on technical feasibility. Defines high level software development practices and procedures.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Engage with business/IT customer stakeholders and partners.

  • Able to develop architecture vision, future state architectures, and implementable architecture roadmaps in the context of solutions.

  • Calculates and expresses the value of those solutions.

  • Able to align a customer´s business strategy and objectives with an existing IT architecture and infrastructure.

  • Facilitates collaborative architecture development sessions with IT and/or LOB executives.

  • Analyzes and creates architecture models based on continuous feedback loop with key customer personnel.

  • Implements and guides customer architecture teams in using frameworks, governance and architecture process.

  • Leverages existing industry architectures and utilizes specialty architecture knowledge.

  • Influences and recommends architecture solutions and roadmaps to customer IT and/or LOB executives.

  • Understand IT challenges and current state, influence IT strategy, suggests suitable products and services, collaborate on architecture development and future state of roadmap, collaborates with implementers on transition plan.

  • Influences customers towards a recommended business/IT architecture by articulating its value to the customer.

  • Develops and delivers outstanding presentations and demonstrations.

  • Acknowledged authority within the Corporation.

  • Acts as a leader of large-scale company initiatives.

  • Viewed by peers as a leader and top contributor and by management as a key business partner.

  • Thorough knowledge of system and application design.

  • Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication skills: needs analysis, positioning, business justification.

  • Ability to persuade others through presentations, demonstrations, and written communication.

  • May lead the solution design and implementation ensuring high quality, integrated software solutions within constraints of time and budget.

  • Ability to travel as needed.

The successful candidate will possess the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience

  • 5 years’ experience as a Senior Software Developer, Applications Architect or Applications Systems Analyst Programmer

  • 3 years project management experience

  • Prior experience in end to end HCM implementation projects

  • Experience designing HCM solutions acting as a Solution Architect

  • Function and Technical knowledge on HCM solutions. Oracle HCM Cloud, Workday, SAP SuccessFactors and/or Kronos/UKG Dimensions preferred.

  • Proven industry Knowledge on one or more of the following: Retail, Food and Beverage, HealthCare, Hospitality, Government, Education and Research, Oil and Gas.

  • Knowledge on main Human Resources business processes and practices: Recruiting, Personal Administration, Compensation and Benefits, Talent Management, Time Management, Learning and Payroll

At Sodexo, we believe every employee should have the resources to be their best. As part of our overall rewards, we offer benefits programs designed to help you maintain a healthy lifestyle including health, dental and vision insurance. We also offer other benefits like paid time off, financial and savings programs, 401k, and access to our employee assistance program and other discounts. Click here for more information about Sodexo’s Benefits (https://bit.ly/2EVNezw) .

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Working for Sodexo:

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Compensation $135,000-$165,000+ incentive depending on experience and geography

Position Summary

The Regional architect is responsible to implement at the regional level the architecture strategy by following the Enterprise Architectural plan defined. This job ensures proposed and existing solution designs are aligned with global Enterprise Architecture. They act as the regional focal point for global Enterprise Architects and Global Application Portfolio Manager and the global solution architecture community. The Regional Architect ensures the continuous improvement of existing solutions and technology portfolio. They ensure the use of existing solutions and technology to their full potential. They present and promote the current solutions architecture to the regional Business. The Regional Architect ensures that local / regional demand is processed in coherence with the global IST strategy with regards to applications and architecture. They will make sure that the demand is managed through the established global process, in order to identify the proper solutions and the correct architecture approach together with the community of group Enterprise Architects and Solution Architects.

Deliverables: IS architectural standards implemented within the region, Regional portfolio of applications

ARCHITECTURE STRATEGY IMPLEMENTATION - 60%

  • Builds and maintains the regional IS&T Roadmap based on regional business requirements and global & regional solution roadmaps.

  • Analyzes the portfolio of applications to develop, document, and communicate plans for investing in solutions, including analysis of cost reduction opportunities

ALIGNMENT BETWEEN GLOBAL AND REGIONAL LEVEL - 15%

  • Liaises with Enterprise Architecture and the design authority represented by the community of practice of Solution architects to build the target E2E system architecture for the region encompassing global and regional solutions

  • Ensures proposed and existing solution designs are aligned with global Enterprise Architecture and the Global Solution architects.

  • Feeds global Architecture (Enterprise and Solution) with regional specificities, needs and constrains.

CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT - 10%

  • Conducts research on emerging technologies in support of systems development efforts, and recommends technologies that will increase cost effectiveness and systems flexibility.

  • Makes recommendations to improve and/or replace existing solutions and technology portfolio of the organization.

  • Documents and updates the existing solutions and technology portfolio of the organization.

COMMUNICATION - 15%

  • Acts as a coach for senior leaders and executives in helping them understand the current solutions architecture and gains endorsement for future solutions and spend.

  • Presents solutions from a functional/business point of view to internal and external customers.

Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement: Bachelors degree

Basic Functional Experience: 7 years

Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.

Location US-MD-GAITHERSBURG | US-RI-Providence | US-VA-Arlington | US-GA-Atlanta | US-MD-Baltimore | US-NC-Charlotte | US-TX-Dallas | US-IL-Chicago | US-CA-Sacramento | US-MA-Boston | US-DC-Washington, D.C. | ...

System ID 847551

Category IS&T

Relocation Type No

Employment Status Full-Time

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