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Sr. Enterprise Architect (Energy and Utilities Domain)

Bellevue, Washington, United States
November 07, 2016


•Collaborative, highly skilled, motivated, and results driven individual who enjoys a challenging environment and is able to work independently

•Demonstrated the ability to collaborate with other architects, business and IT leaders, and to build and maintain excellent relations with key stakeholders

•Writes and presents eloquently with the appropriate audience perspective in mind

•Applies creative skills and talents in devising effective designs (a.k.a. thought leadership)

•Continuously expands knowledge and specialization of technology and design patterns


•BS degree in Computer Science, MIS, or related technical field

•15 years of IT architecture experience

•10 years working in large-scale, heterogeneous IT environments

•Ability to translate short- and long-range business strategic plans and objectives into IT architectures and designs for current and future IT solutions

•Deep technical expertise in at least two technology domains, and broad understanding of how that technology supports Line of Business functions to deliver business value

•Ability to influence with credibility across business functions or technologies with analysis and facts

•Excellent interpersonal, oral/presentation and written communication skills in both technical and non-technical language

•Strong leadership, project and team building skills – ability to lead teams and drive projects and initiatives by working effectively with others with a demonstrated ability to work cross-departmentally

•Strong collaborator – willingness to share ideas, documentation and best practices

•Conceptual and analytical thinker – ability to extract, analyze and document complex business and technical requirements/strategies from customers and IT team members


•Nice to have either big utility or big oil and gas company experience

•MBA in Technology Management, or other related Masters degree

•Successful track record/past employment as an Enterprise Architect, or an IT strategy and technology governance consultant, working in a large enterprise environment or major consulting firm

•10+ years of experience as an IT leader and professional in the Energy or Utilities industry, with:

oStrong working knowledge of both Information Technology (IT) and Operations Technology (OT)

oSolid understanding of Utility/Energy industry work processes and their IT and OT information and technology needs

•10+ years of experience architecting/engineering business-critical solutions in a multi-platform heterogeneous environment for large-scale enterprise

•Broad knowledge of the Systems and Application Integration domain and in-depth, up-to-date knowledge in at least two of the following domains:

1)Smart Grid Architecture

2)Network Architecture and Design

3)Data Architecture and Modeling

4)IT Security

5)Web Application Architecture (.Net, SharePoint and Java; traditional and mobile)

6)SAP Solution Architecture (HR, Finance, ERP, CIS/CR&B)

7)Utility “Operations Technology” (SCADA, EMS, OMS, AMI, DMS, etc.)

•Experience implementing new technologies into enterprise environments

•Ability to identify requirements of an overall solution ecosystem including support, monitoring, integration, etc.

•Proven ability to develop business cases and detailed project plans for IT projects in a medium to large size environment

•Experience working with a broad range of technology vendors

•Formal supervisor/managerial experience

•PMI PMP Certification

•ITIL/ITSM v3 training and certification