The Systems Platform Advisor plays a key role in the successful leadership and supervision of the evolving technology strategy and architecting enterprise-wide platform solutions. The Advisor provides oversight to teams and organizational leadership in all areas of systems design, technology and interactions. You will serve as a technical advisor and subject matter expert on the effective use of systems and platform technology in developing business solutions that meet the needs of our clients and customers. You will have experience in multiple architecture domains, enterprise platform architecture will be a key focus area for this role.
YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES IN THIS ROLE Serves as Systems technology lead and liaison to the business in developing and linking technical solutions to company requirements, goals and objectives, with emphasis on driving to an Enterprise technical strategy and achieving a positive ROI Defines and documents technical environment and deployment methodologies to enable integrated solutions. Advises IT and other business processes regarding the feasibility of proposed approaches to project solutions in terms of systems capabilities and established technology architecture guidelines Advises physical and logical system technology and layout, technology management choices and support. Leads research and development, as well as proof of concepts for solving business problems or concepts not addressed by existing technology standards, especially focused on systems view. Performs system analysis and provides strategic planning, development and implementation, and maintenance of platforms and supporting technologies Participates in establishing standards and best practices in deploying technology solutions. Assists in developing and managing the established technology architecture governance process. Ensures uniformity across IT systems infrastructure to enable effective application integration capabilities. Proactively identifies and participates in the implementation of improvement opportunities across Technology Services sub-processes Keeps abreast of technological changes and advancements; identifies opportunities to apply technology for competitive advantage
WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR? / WHAT EXPERIENCE DO YOU NEED? 10+ years in a leadership role managing infrastructure design and systems architecture Proven track record of implementing and actively managing fundamental architectural frameworks, methodologies and architectures Proven ability to understand business objectives and translate into both conceptual architecture and project level deliverables Ability to analyze business operations and processes to understand their relationships, and drive business process optimization Experience with large-scale high-volume application design, development and deployment Strong platform understanding and detailed systems design experience. Ability to support project level solutions while also thinking at the enterprise level Adept problem solver with ability to lead and collaborate with others Self-motivated and highly dependable Ability to work in an agile, fast-paced environment Great attention to detail, with strong analytical and SQL skills
WHAT ELSE? Candidate must be comfortable leading in a fast-paced team environment, and possess very good communications skills Experience with automation and tools designed to support highly flexible architectures dealing with large scale and the highest levels of availability
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