Hilton is looking for a Lead Architect to be a part of the Corporate System Build team. As the Lead Architect, you will be a critically important technical resource deployed within the context of business technology solution delivery projects to ensure the overall stability and performance of our world-class websites. You will also drive internal and external technology experts and vendors in deep-dive architecture reviews, as well as make technical development and design decisions to ensure the optimal outcome. What will I be doing?Leveraging your strong technical expertise and analytical skills, you will work closely with Build Managers, Enterprise Architects and cross-functional teams to assess the architectural impact of business requirements on underlying Hilton technology capabilities and platforms, identifying risks and issues with mitigations.\r
Other key priorities are listed below: Provide leadership in delivery of project and initiativesLead initiatives through the standard methodology from project approval to deploymentLead internal and external partners in strategy and project initiation, architecture, requirements analysis, design, project management and systems integration activitiesWork with the various internal IT groups to integrate solutions components (e.g. custom architecture, enterprise information), scope cost, timeline, and understand implications on architectureProvide guidance and technical leadership on software architecture and design to software development teams by referencing and enforcing standard methodology and approachAdhere to Enterprise Architecture standards for the company including class diagrams, data models, business domain models, sequence diagrams, use case models and collaboration diagramsGenerate acceptance test requirements with designers, test engineers and user, to determine requirements are metWrite (in collaboration with the Solutions Architect) technical business documents such as software design specifications, system architectures and software requirements specificationsAssist the Director in providing technical expertise to Build Managers, Solutions Architects, and project-based Capabilities Architects to produce detailed use cases, data models and collaboration diagramsAssist in establishing procedures and processes in relation to the architecture groupDesign, implement and lead SOA enterprise initiativesDesign and build APIs to expose enterprise data for next generation productsReview, evaluate, and recommend tools including Open Source frameworks to simplify development effortsMonitor industry trends and identify best practices and methodologies to implement in-houseImplement the direction given by executive management to ensure the overall strategic direction of the all architecture teams is consistent with and supported by Human Resources, Legal and FinanceWork with all architecture departments and confer with key stakeholders and departments so objectives are accomplishedEvaluate and streamline business processes to maximize efficiency and effectiveness within the departmentExecute the directives of the organization's mission, goals, and objectives and demonstrate them through ongoing and direct motivation, communication, group dynamics, and leadershipManage effective partnerships with vendors, internal constituents and other departments to integrate solutions components (e.g. custom architecture, enterprise information) scope cost, timeline, and assess and communicate the impact on architectureAssist in managing the overall architectural roadmap of one of approximately ten core Hilton technology platforms, object model, data model and best practices (for custom in-house solutions), portfolio of customizations (for packaged off the shelf solutions)Provide guidance and technical leadership in solution architecture and design to external development teamsAssess adherence to architecture standards for the company including class diagrams, data models, business domain models, sequence diagrams, use case models, and collaboration diagramsAssist in the effort to write (in collaboration with the Solutions Architect) technical business documents, e.g. software design specificationsWork within established departmental budgetWhat are we looking for?To fulfill this role successfully, you must possess the following minimum qualifications and experience:BA/BS Bachelor's DegreeA minimum of five (5) years of IT experienceA minimum of five (5) years of experience working with MS SQL, .NETA minimum of two (2) years of IT project management experienceA minimum of two (2) years of experience with enterprise methodology practicesA minimum of two (2) years of management or supervisory experience It would be advantageous in this position for you to demonstrate the following capabilities and distinctions:BA/BS Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related fieldA minimum of seven (7) years of professional experience A minimum of four (4) years of management or supervisory experience A minimum of one (1) year of experience working with MS SharePoint administration or developmentExperience with Agile software development and relevant processesITIL CertificationPMP CertificationWhat will it be like to work for Hilton?Hilton is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For nearly a century, Hilton has offered business and leisure travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. Hilton is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands. Our vision to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality unites us as a team to create remarkable hospitality experiences around the world every day. And, our amazing Team Members are at the heart of it all!
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