Job Description :
Strategy & Planning
Maintain in-depth knowledge of company''s strategic business plans.
Provide architectural consulting expertise, direction, and assistance to Systems Analysts, Systems Engineers, and other Systems Architects.
Document and develop in-depth knowledge of company''s existing IT architecture/infrastructure, and technology portfolio.
Develop and manage an infrastructure capacity plan.
Develop, document, communicate, and enforce a technology standards policy.
Conduct research on emerging technologies in support of infrastructure development efforts, and recommend technologies that will increase cost effectiveness and infrastructure flexibility.
Develop, document, make recommendations, and communicate plans for investing in IT infrastructure, including analysis of cost reduction opportunities.
Design, develop, and oversee implementation of end-to-end integrated systems.
Develop and execute test plans to check infrastructure and systems technical performance. Report on findings and make recommendations for improvement.
Operational Management
Collaborate with end users and senior management to define business requirements for complex systems development and gain buy-in for all infrastructure plans.
Review new and existing IT projects, systems designs, and procurement/outsourcing plans for compliance with IT standards and architectural plans.
Provide guidance to junior members of the team.

Position Requirements

Formal Education & Certification
College diploma or university degree in the field of computer science, information systems, or computer engineering.
Good Knowledge of ITIL, PMI, and architecture related frameworks such as TOGAF – actual certifications a plus.
Knowledge & Experience
Extensive experience with developing strategic plans.
Hands-on experience with business requirements gathering/analysis.
Proven experience in systems design and development.
Strong understanding of information processing principles and practices.
Solid grounding in core enterprise applications, including SAP, Transportation Management a plus, Supply Chain a plus
In-depth technical knowledge of network, PC, and platform operating systems, including AS400, Oracle Stack, Microsoft Stack
Working technical knowledge of current systems software, protocols, and standards.
Expert knowledge of programming languages, including Java and .NET
Hands-on experience with application development tools, including Visual Studio and Eclipse
Strong knowledge of hardware and software evaluation principles and practice.
Proven project planning and management experience.
Good knowledge of applicable data privacy practices and laws.
Exceptional analytical, conceptual, and problem-solving abilities.
Exceptional understanding of the organization''s goals and objectives.

Personal Attributes
Superior written and oral communication skills.
Excellent technical architecture and technical support documentation skills.
Strong interpersonal and consultative skills.
Ability to conduct research into emerging technologies and trends, standards, and products as required.
Ability to present ideas in user-friendly language.
Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
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