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Employment Type:
Full time
Job Category:
Information Services
Enterprise Business Portfolio Architect
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Job Description

(Please only apply if you want a Permanent full time role)

Seeking a Business Interface Portfolio Enterprise Architect

Well known company in Lake Forest, IL seeking a Business Interface Portfolio Enterprise Architect. If you like a culture where you will stretch your limits and give you exposure to cutting edge technologies, you're in luck.

This is for an EA to focus on Enterprise Architecture for their business portfolio.

B2B large customer-based infrastructure applications

Enterprise IT, digital, mobile, business value

90% of their business is North America

$10B, 24,000 people

1 of 4 people and growing

Big Agile development shop

If nothing stands between you and your love for infrastructure applications, enterprise IT, digital, mobile, and business value, don't be coy and wait three days to call us. We want to hear from you now! Email your resume to me.

What our client wants you to do aka responsibilities

10 to 15 years of experience in at least two IT disciplines in a global distributed, service-oriented architecture (SOA) or multi-tier environment, including technical architecture, network management, application development, Middleware, database management or operations.
Exposure to multiple, diverse technologies and processing environments, including but not limited to SAP.
Demonstrated Ability to establish and maintain a high level of customer trust and confidence.
Comprehensive Knowledge of the IT industry and information technologies at a high and detailed level.
Strong analytical and conceptual skills; ability to create original concepts and theories in support of the Grainger Business strategy.
Exceptional interpersonal skills, including teamwork, facilitation and negotiation.
Demonstrated Excellence with written and verbal communication skills.
Knowledge of all components of enterprise architecture.
Sound knowledge of financial models and budgeting.
Demonstrated strong leadership skills.
Comprehensive knowledge of facilitation and organization change management

Who you are
Responsible for understanding and influencing the overall business strategy and processes and translating business strategy and processes into actionable Enterprise Systems strategy supported by well-defined future state capabilities and transition plans. This position leads the process of aligning, defining, planning, and governing Information Technology (IT) globally.

You also meet most (if not all) of the following requirements:

Facilitate and lead discussions with cross-functional teams at multiple levels, across the business and Enterprise Systems to understand and influence the current business strategy and business processes.

Provide strategic consultation to assigned line-of-business (LOB) customers in defining or designing business processes, capabilities, and functions, as well as in researching, identifying and internally marketing enabling technologies based on customer requirements.

Seek ways to apply new technology to, and reuse existing technology for in support of Grainger business strategy; research and provide information on technical trends and practices relevant to assigned LOB customers.

Assess near-term to long terms needs, using structured methodology, to establish Enterprise Systems priorities; consult with technical subject matter experts and develop alternative technical solutions; Identify options, risks, costs vs. benefits, and impact analysis in support of

Work closely with the Shared Service, Solution Delivery, Infrastructure & Operations and Business Integration Managers to ensure alignment of future state transition plans with what is being delivered.

Complete quantitative and qualitative analysis of options, scenarios, and approaches created in support of Enterprise Systems Strategy, taking into account variables such as risk, time, cost, impact, and benefits.

Ability to make decisions by constructing sufficient context with assumptions, facts, sampling, research and testing to deal with varying degrees of ambiguity

Who the Company is

Our client is a large well known Fortune 500 company with a very talented group of people, where they maintain a friendly environment where people really want to work.

If this sounds great to you, come join us. Please email me your resume.


Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location