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Enterprise Architect-Data Strategy and Governance

Date: Mar 20, 2019

Location: Charlotte, NC, US

Company: Sealed Air Corporation

Sealed Air Corporation is a knowledge-based company focused on packaging solutions that help our customers achieve their sustainability goals in the face of today’s biggest social and environmental challenges. Our portfolio of widely recognized brands, including Cryovac® brand food packaging solutions and Bubble Wrap® brand cushioning, enable a safer and less wasteful food supply chain and protect valuable goods shipped around the world. Sealed Air generated $4.5 billion in sales in 2017 and has approximately 15,000 employees who serve customers in 122 countries. To learn more, visit www.sealedair.com.

Job Description

We are seeking a Senior Architect with primary focus on Enterprise Data Strategy, Data Governance & Data Policy development. Will execute data strategies to establish data needs and set direction. Will govern and oversee data access, data quality, data usage and life-cycle of enterprise data. Will define standards and principles surrounding data access, data privacy, data retention and other relevant data policies.

The Enterprise Architecture team is responsible to ensure strategic alignment of IT initiatives business goals, planning the capabilities roadmaps for various business applications, data integration platforms and business intelligence applications. As a member of the Enterprise Architecture team, responsibilities include planning and ownership of optimal data architectures and its deliverables, effective and efficient artifacts and views of enterprise wide data for operational and analytical business processes.

Job Description Cont.

  • Lead Enterprise Architecture Planning / Capability Based Planning to ensure alignment of IT strategy with Enterprise and Corporate Business Goals and Performance Goals.
  • Lead and Govern data architecture decisions and solutions supporting business strategies and project teams.
  • Influence optimized decisions surrounding data platform deployments and data integration strategies through an understanding of evolving business needs and technology capabilities.
  • Capture and understand business operating models (functions, locations, capabilities and associated processes, value chains, organizational model, etc.) supported by its corresponding data platforms, information systems, data management services & data analytics.
  • Design metamodels to develop value streams identifying current and future state architectures of data capabilities through its lifecycle and monitor for targeted maturities through each stages of transition architectures.
  • Ensure alignment of programs and projects to data architecture principles through consistent and continuous governance to avoid “duplication of data patterns” and “divergence of established patterns and strategies”.
  • Coordinate with IT & Business Leadership to provide a consensus based enterprise solution that is scalable & adaptable in synchronization with ever changing enterprise needs.
  • Participate in strategy & road map exercises, architecture definitions, product selections, application and data integration pattern definition and governance.
  • Author and design artifacts, capture and establish patterns for EA repository to build a clear, useful metamodels of data architecture landscapes & enterprise data libraries.
  • Design and ensure implementation of Data architecture standards (Integrity, Quality, Security) & Govern conformance to such standards and established architecture principles.
  • Responsible for the creation and communication of documented standards and practices regarding development, data instrumentation and integration architecture.
  • Provide expert advice on industry and emerging technology trends in analyzing and planning current and future IT needs, guidance on complex and modern data architecture challenges.
  • Develop employee knowledge and skills in specific areas of expertise across the Enterprise Architecture Team other related IT, Data Management or Business Teams.
  • Outstanding communication skills with ability to manage deliverables efficiently in fast paced, high-demand environments

Qualifications

  • 10+ years recent experience defining enterprise architectures, architecting complex enterprise designs and patterns surrounding applications and cross platform integrations.
  • Bachelor's Degree or Masters Degree in Computer Science, or applicable field of study.
  • Proven background of designing and implementing architectural solutions that solve strategic business needs.
  • Strong technical understanding of data management concepts, data integration design patterns, data quality management and data architecture principles and techniques across the enterprise.
  • Applied broad knowledge of architecture domains (business functions, applications, information, integration, infrastructure)
  • Experience with architecture frameworks like TOGAF, Zachman, DODAF, etc and EA modeling tools like Planview CTM-Troux (preferable), iServer, Abacus, Alfabet, Essential Project, Dargon1, etc preferred.
  • Excellent Multi-systems disciplines including experience with large scale global ERP.
  • Ability to conceptualize and articulate ideas clearly and concisely to build positive working relationships across groups and all management levels.
  • Lean or other process improvement methodologies preferred.
  • Ability to work fluidly with several technical disciplines, including program management, development, test, operations and support.
  • Advanced verbal and written communication skills, including facilitation leadership and presentation development.
  • Ability to excel in ambiguous business situations by adapting plans and approach.
  • Sound problem resolution, negotiation, judgment and decision-making skills.

Requisition id: 26865 

Relocation: Yes  

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status. Sealed Air participates in the E-Verify Program (US sites only).

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