1+ months

Director, IT Architecture

Schaumburg, IL 60173
**Description** **Who You Are** You have a passion for providing world-class service to customers, colleagues and communities. You are a person of integrity with a commitment to growth, accountability and delivering results. You want to join an organization with a positive culture that embraces inclusion and allows everyone to be the best version of themselves at work and home. You want to grow with us and deliver results as an exceptional Director, IT Architecture **Who We Are** With 20-years of proven growth and exceptional performance, our mission is to be our customers best service provider. We realize the importance of diversity in achieving that goal. Our company was built upon a solid foundation of 10 Values and Beliefs which drive our unmatched culture, making us the #1 global, serviced-based systems integrator in the industry. We take great pride in protecting the lives and assets of our customers and their communities with the solutions we provide. **What youll do with Our Training and Your Experience** + Partner with our development teams to review architecture, solution designs and drive alignment on a Platform and Application design patterns. + Create and maintain blueprints of all Convergint iApps as well as PaaS/SaaS solutions provided by vendors. + Assess the current state of Convergint iApps and create a blueprint with the architecture team to guide future state developments. + Translate the technical roadmap to senior business leadership to help them better understand how technology will impact their business objectives. + Set architecture standards across and establish a blueprint for what backend capabilities will be needed. + Oversee technology consulting vendors and ensure they are following all architectural standards and meeting all KPI's set forth by the Architecture team. + Develop critical architecture standards and ensure there is an effective balance of centralized and decentralized standards. + Conduct compliance reviews and provide course correction when necessary. + Design and develop innovation POCs and fast fail concepts for vendors to develop. + Triages technology proposals against existing infrastructure standards and best practices, and leads subsequent solution and variance activities. + Analyzes new solution requests, solicits, and clarifies nonfunctional requirements, and formulates conceptual and physical architectures, to rapidly deliver solutions in a fast paced, multi-vendor, cloud-first environment. + Helping teams to develop the product on time, on budget and ensuring that it solves the problem it was designed to solve. + Analyzing the technology environment. + Analyzing enterprise specifics. + Analyzing and documenting requirements. + Participation and guidance in architectural discussions. **What Youll Need** + Proven ability to lead IT infrastructure / platform and (cloud) technology development projects and ensure objectives, goals and commitments are met. + Strong analytical, planning, and organizational skills with the ability to manage competing demands. The solution architect must recognize the corporate strategy and all business processes but also understand technical specifications. + Demonstrated excellent oral and written communications skills and experience interacting with business and IT stakeholders at all levels including the executive level. An experienced solution architect should be able to listen, advise, empathize, and explain. + Ability to focus on details while maintaining the "big picture" view. + Experience of working in a fast-paced environment with continual demands and changing priorities. + Strong, confident, self-motivated, and willing to take ownership and accountability to establish and maintain high level of customer trust and confidence. + Demonstrated experience of delivering solutions in conjunction with 3rd party suppliers and offshore resources. + Knowledge on integration with CI/CD pipelines and test automation. + Deep experience with persistence architecture, scalability, performance, and tuning techniques. **Company Benefits and Perks** Convergint fosters a supportive, accessible, and inclusive environment in which individuals of different backgrounds and identities are able to realize their maximum potential within the company. We offer a variety of programs and exceptional benefits to all of our colleagues: + Company Holidays and Paid Time Off + Fun & Laughter Day Off + Medical, Dental & Vision Plan + Life insurance & Disability Plan + Wellness Program + 401K Matching Plan + Colleague Assistance Program + Tuition reimbursement + Competitive salary and compensation plan + Vehicle reimbursement plan + Corporate Social Responsibility Day + _And much more_ **Requirements:** Education: College degree, trade school or equivalent experience Minimum Experience: 8 years in a comparable role or in multiple IT areas in an enterprise environment Convergint is committed to a culture of Inclusion and Diversity and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation and pre-employment drug screen. Visit our Convergint careers site (https://www.convergint.com/careers/career-opportunities/) to learn more about the company and the exciting opportunities available. Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)


  • Information Technology
Posted: 2022-10-05 Expires: 2022-12-26

Convergint is a global, service-based systems integrator whose top priority is service in every way – service to customers, colleagues, and community. Delivering value through unparalleled customer service and operational excellence has been foundational at Convergint. Our promise, and our number one objective, is to be our customers’ best service provider. 

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