General Electric Staff Enterprise Architect in Mumbai, India

Role Summary:

As an Enterprise Architect, is responsible for overall architectural direction of the enterprise technology systems in Commercial area, including enhancements to existing systems and architectural planning for end-to-end integrated initiatives. Ensure technology system direction is aligned with business needs.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Drive future state architecture to support multiple business areas to ensure technology system direction is aligned with business needs and priorities.

  • Attend governance and oversight committees related to technology planning, design, and decision making.

  • Build strong relationships with business partners to ensure technology alignment with business priorities.

  • Maintain familiarity with key regulatory/compliance issues and ensure system solutions meet all regulatory requirements.

  • Create and drive best practices across architecture organization.

  • Create business architecture models that reflect our strategies and goals

  • Stay current with business and technical trends to propagate best in class thinking within organization.

  • Develop expert knowledge of existing systems and facilitate creation of mechanisms to track current and future state architectures.

  • Develop and oversee knowledge base regarding key interfaces and associated detail-level documentation.

  • Ensure strong analysis of system change implications.

  • Directly participate in design and decisionin related to business-critical and high-risk projects.

  • Provide business architecture and systems processing guidance

  • Create and implement a business vision and multi-year plan

Qualifications/Requirements:

Basic Qualifications:

  • 10-12 years relevant experience in enterprise architecture in related industry.

  • Graduate-level degree required.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job

Desired Characteristics:

Functional Expertise:

  • Extensive experience in enterprise architecture’s best practices and goals.

  • Federated Enterprise Architecture Certification preferred.

  • Proven track record of driving and leading large-scale architectural projects through completion

  • Knowledge of IT Quality Assurance processes

  • Possess 7-10 years hands-on experience and comprehensive understanding Enterprise Architecture

  • Experience within Solution Design & Architecture

  • Robust knowledge within Security Architecture

  • Experience of all aspects of the software development lifecycle & ITIL knowledge

  • Experience working within web, mobile, cloud and infrastructure solutions environments

Technical Expertise:

  • Experience in reviewing and selecting Technical and Applications Architectures solutions

  • Experience of supporting procurement of IT Architecture.

  • Experience of architecting digital services

  • Experience of working with 3rd party Technical and Application Architects

  • Exceptional strategic planning and problem-solving skills

  • Ability working within pressurized environments whilst making decisive technical decisions.

Key skills & Technology:

  • Hands-on experience with software development and system administration.

  • Experience in project management and service-oriented architecture (SOA).

  • Knowledge of coding languages not limited to Java script, JS framework, NodeJS, Java & J2EE.

  • Familiarity with various operating systems (e.g. Windows, UNIX) and databases (ORACLE, SQL and NoSQL databases)

  • Experience with building and managing extranet site, intranet site, eCommerce and other customer facing device agnostic portals and applications.

  • Worked on Commercial platforms like Salesforce.com, BigMachine, intelliquip, Marketo etc. or equivalent CRM, CPQ and marketing applications.

  • Worked on SAP/ORACLE ERP and integration with commercial systems & platforms.

  • Hands on experience in providing integrated solutions between eCommerce systems and marketing websites for unified customer experience in product navigation to product purchase.

Business Acumen:

  • Strong problem-solving abilities and capable of articulating specific technical topics or assignments.

  • Experience in building scalable & highly available distributed systems.

  • Expert in breaking down problems & estimate time for development tasks.

  • Understand how our technology solves customer problems from a technology and business perspective.

Leadership:

  • Demonstrates clarity of thinking to work through limited information and vague problem definitions.

  • Influences through others; builds direct and "behind the scenes" support for ideas.

  • Proactively identifies and removes project obstacles or barriers on behalf of the team.

  • Shares knowledge, power, and credit, establishing trust, credibility, and goodwill.

Personal Attributes:

  • Able to work under minimal supervision.

  • Excellent communication skills & ability to interface with senior leadership with confidence & clarity.

  • Able to work with global teams, including time-zone flexibility.

  • Skilled in providing oversight and mentoring team members.

About Us:

GE (NYSE:GE) drives the world forward by tackling its biggest challenges. By combining world-class engineering with software and analytics, GE helps the world work more efficiently, reliably, and safely. GE people are global, diverse and dedicated, operating with the highest integrity and passion to fulfill GE’s mission and deliver for our customers. www.ge.com

Locations: India; Mumbai