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Technical Architect in New York, NY at Vaco

Date Posted: 7/30/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    New York, NY
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 10 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    7/30/2018
  • Job ID:
    2334

Job Description

Key purpose of role

Responsible for the architecture of Finance, Revenue, and Royalty systems from concept through to post-implementation continuous improvement.

Key responsibilities

  • Design and maintain the architecture of Finance ERP, Revenue, Royalty and related Systems
  • Incorporate latest technology trends and best practices into system design; leverage experience of enterprise software delivery to ensure efficient and effective integration
  • Understand requirements across systems, identify and implement architecture plan
  • Identify technology risk and develop architecture to support people, process and technology to mitigate
  • Support technology and vendor selection; lead early scoping definition and identification of critical dependencies
  • Provide input over SaaS ERP system configurations and integration decisions
  • Ensure integration points and data standards are designed according to best practices
  • Establish measurable criteria concerning deliverability, performance, maintenance, design and costs
  • Facilitate and provide final system architecture decisions during project execution
  • Build strong relationships with technical leads and act as liaison to the broader technology architecture group
  • Coach and mentor technical team members and partner with external resources to deliver a well architected solution
  • Ensure advanced security standards are incorporated into system design place to protect
  • Plan long term strategy to update and continuously improve future state applications
  • Pro-actively identify, communicate, and mitigate risks and issues
  • Collaborate with third-party implementation resources; partner relationships with a view to ensuring internal capability and knowledge
  • Create a positive and collaborative work environment within the Technology team


Skills / experience required

  • 10+ years of architecture experience in designing integrated finance systems;
    SaaS experience preferred
  • Knowledge of cloud and other modern ways of working (continuous integration, devops, etc)
  • Leadership experience on global implementations of a new systems impacting 500+ resources
  • Experience with modern architectures, such as cloud-native and micro-services
  • In-depth knowledge across ERP technologies (Oracle, SAP), as well as custom app development
  • Web security experience (PCI Compliance, CSP, XSS, CSRF, and others)
  • In-depth hands on experience designing and operating deployment architectures including cloud technologies, containers platforms AWS, Azure, GCP
  • Strong people leader - able to motivate, engage, inspire, empower and drive project team to deliver, dissolving conflicts and facilitating positive behaviours and team mentality
  • Willingness to travel (at times extensively) over varying periods as dictated by project needs
  • Ability to resolve complex functional and technical issues
  • Innate ability to create order out of chaos
  • Facilitator, problem-solver, excellent communicator
  • Exceptional multi-tasker able to prioritise and re-organise activities
  • Excellent stakeholders engagement and influencing skills at all levels
  • Ability to handle simultaneous tasks and demonstrate a sense of urgency and ownership to drive issues and tasks to successful completion
  • An appreciation of the wider challenges and opportunities associated with Global Transformations
Change management skills and experience in a global enterprise environment