Manager Enterprise Solutions Architecture

Smith Arnold Partners

Unique opportunity to work as a Manager of Enterprise Software Architecture with a very stable and established Energy company. This is a high visibility and critical Architecture leadership position with a heavy focus on setting the standards on what technology applications should be developed for the company. This position will play an instrumental role in leading the introduction of the next wave in technology adoption for the company, including working with Container technologies like Kubernetes and Docker, establishing CI/CD and Automation using Ansible.

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The company provides a base salary plus bonus, extremely competitive Medical and Dental plan, paid vacation, 401k with company match, retirement plan and more. All benefits start on your first day.
Title: Manager of Enterprise Solution Software Architecture
Salary: 125,000 – 135,000 +Bonus
Location: Springfield, Mass – Temporarily Remote

This hands-on Architecture Manager will be responsible for managing a team of 4 Enterprise/Solution Software Architects as well as part of the team responsible for designing application integrations and creating high level designs for the projects. This Manager will provide direction, standardization and technical leadership to the software and security architecture aspects.
The team will also be responsible for evaluation and recommendation of new technologies and road maps for the organization, which will include working with Containers (Docker/Kubernetes), CI/CD (Jenkins/JFrog Artifactory), Cloud (AWS) and Ansible. This position will oversee the design and implementation of technology-based business solutions.
This team does not develop applications, but rather sets the standards on what technology applications should be developed with in company. They have Architecture repositories such as CMDB and a homegrown repository that they work with and capture architectural related information.
In this position you will be responsible for:
Provide leadership and architectural assistance to others including but not limited to IT and project management teams
Research, evaluate and recommend new technologies and practices to assist with and improve current and future architectures
Create, enhance and communicate information contained in company-wide architecture related repositories
Oversee short and long-term standardization and process improvement efforts for systems and software
Foster and monitor standards alignment with all future and current system architectures
Develop technology roadmaps and Architecture standards around the adoption of new methodologies, technologies and architectural processes
Review and evaluate system design proposals and provide recommendations
Work with multiple groups to understand their requirements in order to design, develop and communicate system and integration architectures that are secure, scalable, and maintainable

2-4 years of technical leadership experience.
7+ years of software development experience.
Strong knowledge and experience with Enterprise Integration techniques
Experience working with Containers (Docker/Kubernetes), CI/CD (Jenkins/JFrog Artifactory), Cloud (AWS) and Ansible or similar technologies
Knowledge of cloud based architectures
Experience working with business users performing system and integration architecture activities
Familiarity with Spring MVC, Spring Boot, and JBoss EAP are helpful.
Strong knowledge of database fundamentals
Strong interpersonal, critical thinking and problem-solving skills
Strong written and verbal communication skills