Principal Enterprise Architect Job Description

Principal Enterprise Architect Job Description

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Principal enterprise architect provides oversight of solution design, technical architecture, security architecture, infrastructure architecture, database architecture and design, system and application design, development, system integration and testing activities for industry-aligned value added business solutions.

Principal Enterprise Architect Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Provides functional and technical expertise on projects
Makes sound integration architecture decisions based on expertise (knowledge) of open/industry standards, current and evolving technologies, products, standards, patterns, approaches
Maintain high levels of current skills in platform-as-a-service (PaaS) architecture and solution design Heroku, Amazon AWS
Leads specific solution architectures for Global Sourcing and Manufacturing within the Product domain
Leads solution optioning and recommendations around complex solutions for Global Sourcing and Manufacturing within the Product domain
Current knowledge of industry best practices for Global Sourcing and Manufacturing of soft goods or hard goods manufacturing
Document all architecture design and analysis work and improve decision-making processes
Construct program flow charts to describe the processing of data and development of precise steps and processing logic across all platforms
An effective conceptualization of the future state for the network that enables the business strategies and meets their needs
Perform buy vs

Principal Enterprise Architect Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Principal Enterprise Architect

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: TOGAF, CISSP, GIAC, GCFE, CSSLP, ITIL, EA, SAP, AWS, MCSE

Education for Principal Enterprise Architect

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Employers hiring for the principal enterprise architect job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Technical, Business, Education, Technology, Design, Communication, Math, Computer

Skills for Principal Enterprise Architect

Desired skills for principal enterprise architect include:

Business and technical architecture across all relevant domains
Hosting infrastructure
Salesforce's platform capabilities
Security and integration capabilities
Application methodologies and frameworks
Industry and market trends and determines their potential impact on the business
System integration methodologies
Business operation procedures and practices
Insurance and financial services products
Insurance industry

Desired experience for principal enterprise architect includes:

5+ years’ experience with data architecture development and implementation across the ERP, CRM, Data Warehousing, and Business Intelligence domains
Experience with information modeling techniques (such as data flow diagrams, entity-relationship diagrams)
Familiarity with business intelligence and data warehousing development techniques
Hands on experience with relational database management systems and other data structures
Experience with integration of on premise, externally hosted, and Cloud-based solutions
Experience acting as technical lead on full life-cycle information architecture development and application/ data integration projects

Principal Enterprise Architect Examples


Principal Enterprise Architect Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of principal enterprise architect. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for principal enterprise architect
  • Provide expertise in TOGAF and Scaled Agile methodologies, training and providing leadership to other architects
  • Work with Framework, Security, and AppDev Engineering teams to rationalize and separate existing framework boundaries with non-framework components to ensure teams know how and where to focus their efforts
  • Develop a framework & common component inventory across the XO code base identifying function and ownership
  • Identify, design, and deliver one net-new high-use common framework or component for use by the AppDev organization
  • Work with Framework, Security, and PaaS teams to generate new solution ideas looking forward to latest OMS and Platform solutions
  • Work with all Framework Engineering teams to design and deliver high use, high value, framework level APIs
  • Works closely with Domain subject matter experts (business & technology) and business architects to develop level 2/3 domain architecture roadmaps and plans
  • Understands, communicates, and is an advocate for local business and technology needs across all global Markets
  • Partners with global and geography leaders to ensure technology alignment
  • Provides technology guidance and insight to various business & technology Domain leaders
Qualifications for principal enterprise architect
  • Designing and recommending governance structures and control frameworks for ongoing data and information management
  • Breadth of expertise in private and public Cloud Computing
  • Expert level ability to interact with senior leadership
  • Deep Understanding of Services Business across the various lines of services
  • Minimum 15 years’ experience in storage area, with abound experience of celebrated architecture design for more than two storage replication project (such as SRDF/Mirror View/ Universal Replicator)
  • Deep understanding with industry celebrated replication software, such as SRDF, GAD, Metro Cluster, Time finder, Universal Replicator, VPLEX, Recover Point, Golden Gate, Data Guard

Principal Enterprise Architect Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of principal enterprise architect. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for principal enterprise architect
  • Develops solution architecture approaches are consistent and developed based on domain roadmaps, reference architectures and enterprise platforms
  • Provides expert technical advice to domain delivery team
  • Collaborates with IT and ensures that the construction of architecture components
  • Develops reference architecture in accordance to our Enterprise Architecture Package (EAP) framework
  • Performs IT due diligence to help guide rationalization decisions or systems assessments
  • Recommends solutions and/or new technologies based upon business value drivers, proven architecture principles, patterns and return on investment in provider enablement and clinical analytics
  • Defines the architecture frameworks required to implement large complex cross-functional projects in provider enablement, member and clinical analytics
  • Defines solution architecture framework for multi-tenant/Multi payer adjacency products in provider enablement and provider and clinical analytics
  • Develops and maintains an architectural blueprint and evolutionary roadmap that defines and communicates the strategic direction for these architectures in support of business and technical strategies
  • Architecture & Strategy leadership - You will be aligned to a set of strategic accounts and required to own the architecture vision and strategy
Qualifications for principal enterprise architect
  • A relevant B.A
  • 10+ years of IT or related experience with B.A
  • Able to work independently cooperatively
  • Bachelor’s degree in Technical Sciences or Information Systems from an accredited college/university and a minimum nine (9) years of experience
  • Enterprise Architecture Development and related technologies and tools (e.g., System Architect, Troux/Metis, Mega, Tableau, Enterprise Elements, iGrafx, Visio)
  • Architecture frameworks such as Zachman framework, TOGAF, DODAF, FEAF and/or IBM Rational System Architect (SA) or an equivalent

Principal Enterprise Architect Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a principal enterprise architect. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for principal enterprise architect
  • Understand the customer's business strategy and technology needs
  • Able to articulate and influence the architecture vision to IT leaders, business leaders and highly technical resources in order to deliver upon the solutions they own
  • Work closely with the account team to grow accounts and be the technical expert to drive the customer’s business strategy
  • Show high standards of leadership – provide subject-matter-expertise for new products to the rest of the organization and actively develop junior staff within the Global Services and Support organization through training and one-on-one mentorship
  • Proven knowledge of web servers, application servers, accelerators, routers and caching device
  • Perform requirements gathering and write functional specifications for (moderately) complex media services and workflows
  • Provide accurate scope on the design and budget of the proposed solution
  • Define and/or review architectural design documentation
  • Work with external partners to define complex solutions for large-scale deployments
  • Marshal resources to get things done, and orchestrate multiple activities at once to accomplish goals
Qualifications for principal enterprise architect
  • Ability to provide subject matter expertise across multiple architecture disciplines
  • Strong knowledge of network technologies and platforms (e.g., TCP/IP, routing protocols, MPLS, ACLs, firewall, VPN, load balancer, network traffic analysis, IDS/IPS, proxy)
  • Strong knowledge of virtualization and cloud technologies, platforms, and services
  • Strong knowledge of directory, identity, authentication, and access management technologies (e.g., AD, LDAP, SSO, AD FS, multi-factor authentication, TACACS+, Radius)
  • Broad knowledge of security technologies, solutions, and tools (e.g., encryption technologies, SIEM, DLP, AV, port scanners, vulnerability scanners)
  • Broad knowledge of operational and security processes/controls (e.g., vulnerability management, patch management, configuration management, access management)

Principal Enterprise Architect Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a principal enterprise architect. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for principal enterprise architect
  • Provide technology leadership for building and scaling the Big Data platform/infrastructure
  • Execute proofs of concept and prototypes to select tools and technologies to operate in the big data stack
  • Build consensus around Big Data solutions and provide technical direction and leadership as needed
  • Optimize the data environment through the use of Hadoop, Data Warehouse, NoSQL,, and In-Memory technologies - integrate all the solutions through the use of data virtualization and data federation technologies
  • Collaborates with the business and IT stakeholders to identify and document business capabilities
  • Develops and maintains business capability roadmaps and works to align investments with core capabilities
  • Maps technology portfolio to business capability to determine strategic fit and recommended investment
  • Works with key stakeholders to rationalize business processes and technology portfolios
  • Coordinates with Application Architects on Delivery teams to ensure alignment with Enterprise Architecture patterns and practices
  • Works across IT technology domains to define and enforce technology architecture, principles, standards and reference patterns
Qualifications for principal enterprise architect
  • Deliver reliable software through continuous integration, automated testing, and in-depth code reviews
  • Be a capable mentor to less experienced engineers and provide frequent code review feedback
  • Support code development of a very high performance, memory intensive environment
  • Design and implement distributed architectures that provide real scalability and high availability
  • Perform system and performance analysis to maximize system throughput
  • High-Availability/Redundancy Protocols

Principal Enterprise Architect Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of principal enterprise architect. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for principal enterprise architect
  • Evaluates new technology for fit within existing standards and makes recommendations for adoption
  • Leads the Architecture Review Board and other technology governance processes
  • Assists in defining and initiating department quality and improvement initiatives
  • Plans, designs, and controls the progress of complex project work within the technical department to meet member/client objectives
  • Preparing proposals, technical publications/papers, and making presentations
  • Working with other IT groups, develops and maintains an infrastructure roadmap that provides reduced overall complexity and increased cost efficiency
  • Provides leadership and direction through technical subject matter expertise
  • Develops and maintains the infrastructure strategies that results in efficient and effective use of our infrastructure information technology products and services
  • Maintains expertise in the area of architecture, including industry trends, strategies and products to ensure that the company's assets are effectively and efficiently utilized
  • Provides technical IT expertise and assist in the selection of new hardware and software platforms which assists in attaining the enterprise architecture principles, policies and standards
Qualifications for principal enterprise architect
  • Participating in leading the technical sales activities of cross-BU solution opportunities
  • Identifying partner and customer business needs and helping partners define solutions to address them
  • Educating partners and their customers about the value of CA products and solutions
  • Delivering persuasive solution presentations and demonstrations containing integrated products
  • Engaging with product management as a customer champion to drive product and solution enhancements
  • Assisting with resolution of critical business and technical issues affecting partners or their customers

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