Oracle Enterprise Architect in Seattle, Washington
Responsible for leading business-focused, enterprise-level, architecture initiatives; engaged with business/IT customer stakeholders, partners, and Oracle sales and consulting teams; developing a customers architecture vision, future state architectures, and implementable architecture roadmaps in the context of solutions Oracle can offer; using Oracle's EA framework, processes and portfolio; calculating and expressing the value of those solutions to the customer; able to align a customers business strategy and objectives with an enabling Oracle based IT architecture and infrastructure.
Facilitates collaborative architecture development sessions with customer, IT and/or LOB executives. Analyzes and creates architecture models based on continuous feedback loop with key customer personnel. Implements and guides customer architecture teams in using EA frameworks, governance and architecture process. Leverages existing industry and Oracle reference architectures and utilizes specialty architecture knowledge. Influences and recommends architecture solutions and roadmaps to customer IT and/or LOB executives. Understand IT challenges and current state, influence IT strategy, suggest suitable Oracle products and services, collaborate on architecture development and future state of roadmap, collaborate with implementers on transition plan. Influence customers towards a recommended business/IT architecture anchored by Oracle solutions articulating its value to the customer.
Relevant Oracle Architect certification such as Oracle Enterprise Architect or Oracle Business Architect. Certification must be obtained within the first 12 months of entering the role if new hire. Strong analytical, facilitation and communication skills (informal, formal, written, verbal and graphical). Experience applying Enterprise and Business architecture and IT frameworks such as TOGAF, FEA/DODAF, MIT-Sloan, Zachman, Gartner, ITIL and COBIT. 12 years of experience working with customers at an enterprise level. Enterprise and/or Business architecture credentials are highly valued. B.S. or B.A. college degree (or higher) preferred.
Oracle is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and protected veterans status or any other characteristic protected by law.
The role of an Enterprise Architect (EA) is to partner with ourcustomers to understand their business, strategies, challenges, and goals inorder to build a vision for enterprise transformation. EAs are responsible foraligning customers business strategies with new capabilities and process changesrequired to achieve desired outcomes. EAs assist in the creation of businesscases mapped to strategic goals with benefits that are qualitative andmeasureable. EAs partner with Business Architects (cross functional experts) todesign an actionable roadmap to prioritize change and develop realistic,realizable plans for execution. The EA s role continues after the sale throughadoption and deployment to ensure customer success.
The Enterprise Architect (EA) is a customer facing rolewhose primary aim is to work with the customer, internal sales, and pre-salesteams to define how an application, or set of applications, and all necessarysupporting technologies can be implemented to meet a set of high-level customerrequirements. The EA will be responsible for understanding the customer s endto end business processesand/or customer journeys, and to understand how those processes andjourneys could be delivered within a solution with Oracle applications andtechnology at the core. The EnterpriseArchitect will advise on the high-level architectural choices and will alsosupport the customer in defining new strategies for cloud adoption wherenecessary. Where a significant customer cloud transformation and adoption isrequired, the EA will guide the customer through the redefinition of theirtarget operating model to best make use of the Oracle cloud portfolio andservices.
The EA will eventually be expected to have broad knowledgeof the Oracle portfolio of cloud applications, cloud technology, industryexpertise and deep thorough knowledge of cloud security, cloud operations,integration strategies, hybrid models, cloud migration, and deploymentstrategies. This also includes understanding hybrid cloud or multi-cloudenvironments, their interdependencies, and our strategies for integratingbusiness processes across them. Inaddition to understanding the core technical capabilities of the applications(e.g. workflow, reporting, configuration, APIs, etc.), critically the EA mustknow how to extend our solutions beyond delivered capabilities by leveragingour platform-as-a-service (integration, development, mobile, businessintelligence, block chain, artificial intelligence, etc.).The EA must be ableto present to the customer all of the above, but also on Oracle s roadmap,Oracle s key functional and non-functional differentiators, and the businessimplications.
Leadership is also a key requirement of an EnterpriseArchitect. The EA must exude strong communication skills, interpersonal skills,and executive presence. Lastly, it isexpected that the EA invests heavily in corporate citizenship and is a rolemodel for contributing to architecture and non-architecture Oracle communities.
Provide customers with architecturerecommendations aligned to their vision, strategy and goals.
Support complex Oracle opportunities withappropriate enterprise architecture skills
Work in collaboration with Business Architects,Sales, Pre-sales, Industry Advisors, and Business Case teams
Interact with all roles at customer includingbusiness leads, global process owners, global data owners, chief data officers,IT architects, CIO, CTO, and other IT leaders
Provide assessment of current state architectureand operating models and deliver recommendation of future target state
Provide an actionable topology roadmap fortransformation and business transition
Articulate value proposition and competitivedifferentiation of proposed architecture and roadmap
Exercise creativity, independent judgment, and technicalacumen in selecting methods and techniques to design non-routine and complexsolutions utilizing Oracle products and technology to meet customer needs.
Ensure our relationship continues after the salethrough adoption, deployment, and value review
Responsible for transitioning deal knowledge animplementation team.
Idealcandidates would be seasoned senior level professionals who not only possessdeep experience with transformation, but also significant experience in cloudsolutions, preferably Oracle cloud solutions.
SignificantC-level presentation expertise
Strategicand outcome-based mind-set
Broadcross functional and technical architecture knowledge
Moderncloud architectures, deployment, and migration strategies
Strongunderstanding of traditional on-premises and cloud-native applicationframeworks
Strongunderstanding of cloud operations and provisioning
Astrong understanding and practical experience in planning and/or deliveringcloud migration projects from traditional on-premises deployment models
Knowledgeof Regulatory Compliance frameworks and applying new techniques to meetsecurity and governance in public cloud architectures
Broadknowledge of current IT market and trends
Detailedknowledge of architectural approaches including consolidation, cloud computing,hybrid models, virtualization, disaster recovery, information management, bigdata, development, integration, Oracle and non-Oracle technologies
Willing and able to travel up to 50% of the time
Job: *Pre Sales
Title: Enterprise Architect
Location: United States
Requisition ID: 190009GA
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