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Finance IT System Architect




Raleigh, North Carolina, United States

Eaton’s IT team is currently seeking a Finance IT System Architect to join the team. This position will be based at our Beachwood, Ohio, Moon TWP, PA, Houston, TX, Galesburg, MI, Raleigh, NC or Menomonee Falls, WI. The position is eligible for a hybrid work setup.

The expected annual salary range for this role is $105,000 - $154,000 a year.

Please note the salary information shown above is a general guideline only. Salaries are based upon candidate skills, experience, and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations.

What you’ll do:

Job summary

This position is responsible for defining and communicating a shared architectural vision for product(s) that enables them to support current and future business needs.

They will collaborate with Agile teams to consider solutions, validate technology assumptions, evaluate alternatives, and converge on a solution.

Finally, the System Architect will work closely with Enterprise and Solution Architects to deliver solutions that are aligned to the broader architecture guardrails.

Job responsibilities:

  • Lead and participate in the planning, definition, development, and high-level design of product solutions and architectural alternatives
  • Enable a continuous delivery pipeline through proper design guidelines
  • Define and communicate system interfaces, data structures, data storage, integrations, cybersecurity considerations, test automation concepts, and deployment approaches
  • Establish and communicate critical nonfunctional requirements
  • Consider the impact economic boundaries have on design decisions and operate accordingly
  • Participate in solution planning, incremental planning, product demos, and inspect and adapt events
  • Plan and develop the architectural runway for a product that supports desired business outcomes
  • Provide technical oversight and encourage security, quality, and automation
  • Effectively negotiate with the business to ensure nonfunctional work (e.g. patching, platform upgrade etc.) is properly prioritized and worked on to reduce the accumulation of technical debt over time


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of software OR IT industry experience
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship now or in the future.
  • No relocation benefit is being offered for this position. Only candidates within a 50-mile radius of the work location will be considered. Active-Duty Military Service member candidates are exempt from the geographical area limitation.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working with Agile, Scrum, or Kanban
  • Experience working with a cloud platform such as Azure, AWS, or GCP. Certification is a plus
  • Experience with modern software development principles including code management, test automation, APIs, microservices, and cloud services.
  • Experience with various ERP systems and their associated development languages and platforms
  • Experience with Financial systems and processes. This will include but not be limited to: Procure to Pay (PTP), Order to Cash (OTC), Record to Report (RTR), Time Tracking and Project Accounting.
  • Experience utilizing best practices in software engineering
  • Experience with operating systems, programming languages and their associated development platforms
  • Experience developing enterprise grade, highly scalable, highly performant applications and/or distributed systems

Technical knowledge:

  • Expert level skills in Java, C#, C++ (or other languages and/or technologies as necessary) and associated IDE’s (Visual Studio, Eclipse, IntelliJ, etc.)
  • Understanding of software design principles, design patterns, algorithms, data structures, and multithreading concepts
  • Solid understanding of DevSecOps, CI, and CD principles from code check-in through to deployment
  • Basic understanding of cybersecurity concepts such as encryption, hashing, certificates, PKIs, Threat Modeling, secure coding, and OWASP.

Soft skills:

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills including the ability to explain and present technical concepts
  • Comfortable working directly with both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Good judgment, time management, and decision-making skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively on a technical team
  • Patience and empathy when working with developers and testers
  • Experience working with diverse, global cultures, organizations and teams

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