Principal Enterprise Cloud Architect

Sierra Nevada Corporation Sparks, NV

About the Job

Do you have an eye for detail and a passion for developing innovation solutions? Join our team! As an Enterprise Architect, you’ll guide the development and support of our Enterprise Architecture deliverables. This includes supporting Enterprise Architecture initiatives and the current and future state blueprints across business, data, applications, and infrastructure architecture layers. You’ll coordinate activities with leadership, architects, SMEs, and the Enterprise PMO, support architecture governance to ensure alignment of IT products/projects with Enterprise Architecture standards, blueprints, and roadmaps, and reduce costs and risks by reducing duplication and redundancy across capabilities. Your duties will also include developing reference architectures and guidelines for technology adoption and implementation (i.e. cloud migration, application modernization, ERP integration etc.), creating enterprise patterns, models, designs, standards, and monitoring and identifying leading technology trends.

As SNC's corporate team we provide the company and its business areas with strategic direction and business support spanning executive management, finance and accounting, operations, human resources, legal, IT, information security, facilities, marketing and communications. Learn more about SNC's Corporate team

Must-haves:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems, Business, Computer Science or a related field of study and 14 or more years of relevant experience
  • A higher-level degree may substitute for experience
  • Related experience may be considered in lieu of required education
  • Deploying and operating Azure and AWS services
  • Experience in public, private internal, hybrid, and multi-cloud environments
  • Familiar with service designing and pricing of cloud-based solutions
  • Automation, orchestration, and/or DevOps experience
  • Vendor management
  • Developing reference architectures and guidelines for technology adoption and implementation (i.e. cloud migration, application modernization, ERP integration etc.), creating enterprise patterns, models, designs, standards, and monitoring and identifying leading technology trends.
  • A higher-level degree may substitute for experience
  • Related experience may be considered in lieu of required education
  • Thorough understanding of designing, developing, and integrating applications
  • Strong Analytical Skills
  • Demonstrated ability to conceptualize and develop abstract representations
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, highly professional, diplomatic, demonstrated executive-level presence, outstanding stewardship, and relationship building skills.
  • Advanced experience with enterprise architecture, capability planning, and alignment of IT to corporate and Business Area strategy

Preferred:

  • Familiarity with Analysis of Alternatives (AoA)
  • Architecting enterprise systems such as PLM, MES, CRM, and ERP
  • Designing, developing, and integrating applications
  • Understanding data, information, and content
  • Track record for remaining unbiased toward any specific technology or vendor; and being more interested in results than personal preferences
  • Understanding of business organization, politics and culture, and analyzing competitive situations
  • Experience with drafting reference architecture
  • Positive and proactive style with excellent communication skills
  • Innovating and thinking creatively
  • Ability to develop and institutionalize an enterprise perspective
  • Experience using foresight to anticipate solutions and risks and building consensus
  • Facilitating diverse groups
  • Demonstrated applicability of technology to the business
  • Involvement in deploying change leadership and management initiatives to realign how business works.
  • Experience with working on cross-function initiatives requiring collaboration among business and technology stakeholders.
  • The ability to obtain and maintain a Security Clearance may be required Learn more about the background check process for Security Clearances

IMPORTANT NOTICE:

This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a Secret U.S. Security Clearance. U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance for employment. Non-US citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance.  The Department of Defense Consolidated Adjudications Facility (DoD CAF), a federal government agency, handles the adjudicative aspects of the security clearance eligibility process for industry applicants. Adjudicative factors which affect the outcome of the eligibility determination include, but are not limited to, allegiance to the US, foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations and illegal drug use.

At Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) we deliver customer-focused technology and best-of-breed integrations in the aerospace and defense sectors. SNC has been honored as one of the most innovative U.S. companies in space, a Tier One Superior Supplier for the U.S. Air Force, and as one of America’s fastest-growing companies. Learn more about SNC

SNC offers annual incentive pay based upon performance that is commensurate with the level of the position.

SNC offers a generous benefit package, including medical, dental, and vision plans, 401(k) with 150% match up to 8%, life insurance, 3 weeks paid time off, tuition reimbursement, and more.

Sierra Nevada Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer

– Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran, or any other protected status

pursuant to applicable local, state or federal law, ordinance or regulation.