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Atlanta, Georgia - USD Full Time Posted: Friday, 8 November 2019
IT Architect - Global, Technical Commercial Applications
Job Number R175179
Hotel Brand:
Americas - United States - Georgia - Atlanta
About us
Bringing True Hospitality to the world.
We want to welcome you to a world of bringing True Hospitality to everyone. When you join us at IHG, you become part of our global family. A welcoming culture of warmth, honesty and a passion for providing True Hospitality.
We pride ourselves on letting your personality and passions shine, recognizing the individual contribution you make and supporting your ambition to learn and create your own career path. In making a difference to our guests and owners, colleagues and communities, every day is a chance to create great and unique experiences, in your own way.
With over 370,000 colleagues in nearly 100 countries sharing our values, theres countless opportunities at your fingertips.
Were growing; grow with us.
Your day to day
Job Summary (Role Summary)
The IT Architect is a member of a team delivering new technology capabilities to the Companys owners, customers, and partners within the organization. The IT Architect helps set the vision and parameters that Agile delivery teams operation within. In addition, the IT Architect helps build and support governance processes that ensure that team deliverables meet the Companys standards for performance, availability, quality, security, and maintainability.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities (Key Activities)
  • Leads the architectural efforts of large, complex projects (eg, a family of products or IT services) involving multiple vendors, multiple technologies, leadingedge technologies, and broad implications for architecture and develops roadmap incorporating industry best practices.
  • Leads the development of complex proposals related to integrating multiple architecture domains (ie, process, application, data, infrastructure).
  • Manages the architectural lifecycle, ensuring that engineering and maintenance phases conform to the architecture.
  • Makes strategic decisions about system design, implementation, and maintenance.
  • Analyzes systems and processes from end to end.
  • Analyzes quality attributes of solutions and evaluates the technical and economic feasibility of proposed solutions.
  • Interacts with clients or senior management in geographically and/or socially diverse teams on strategic operations, serving as an expert in several specialties or components.
  • Participates as a member of a team to assess and recommend a migration strategy to new technologies.
  • Stays current on latest technologies and trends.
Education Bachelor's or masters degree in a relevant field of work or an equivalent combination of education and work related experience.
  • Typically a minimum of 10+ years of progressive work related experience with demonstrated proficiency in multiple disciplines, technologies, or processes related to the position.
Technical skills and Knowledge
  • Technical mastery and competency in all architecture, with vast knowledge of the capabilities and constraints of technologies supported.
  • Understanding of the designs and technology footprints of multiple products within a product family.
  • Champion engineering process disciplines (eg, Scrum, Agile, Kanban, ITIL).
  • Champion industry process improvement programs (eg, CMMI, IOS9000, FDA, Six Sigma).
Required Skills:
  • Middleware Focused:
  • Java
  • ESB eg Fuse
  • REST
  • Enterprise Caching Architectures eg Gemfire
  • Service Oriented Architectures
  • Messaging Based Architecture eg Kafka and MQ
  • Micro Service Architecture
  • Public Facing APIs and API Gateways
  • Enterprise Integration Patterns
  • Data Transformation and ETL
What we need from you
Required skills continued...
Data Focused:
  • Big Data
  • Data Design Principles and Best Practices
  • Reporting and Analytics Design Platforms
  • Data Platforms knowledge for Data Residency decisions (Teradata, Oracle, no-SQL databases)
  • BI tools (OBI, Business Objects, Tableau, Essbase, Alteryx)
  • Analytic Tools (SAS, R)
  • Decision Science Experience, Including Machine Learning or Artificial Intelligence
  • Forecast and Demand Planning Applications
  • Master Data Management Applications
Middleware Focused:
  • Web Application
  • Native Application
  • Property Management System
  • Big Data
  • Relational Data
  • Reporting and Analytics
Data Focused:
  • Hospitality Data
  • Number of employees supervised: Direct 0; Indirect 0
Decision-making responsibilities (Key Decisions Rights)
  • Architectural Decision Maker on Projects for which Individual is Leading
  • Member of Architectural Guild and Working Groups
CONTACTS (Key Relationships) - Internal Key Relationships
  • This position will work closely with client management, IT development teams, support teams, data center resources, IT management to discuss projects, provide recommendations on improvement opportunities and operating and financial performance.
External Key Relationships
Key vendors, professional associations, industry experts to keep informed of existing and evolving industry standards
What we offer
Well reward all your hard work with a great salary and benefits including great room discount and superb training.
Join us and youll become part of the global IHG family and like all families, all our individual team members share some winning characteristics. As a team, we work better together we trust and support each other, we do the right thing and we welcome different perspectives. You need to show us you care, that you notice the little things that make a difference to guests as well as always looking for ways to improve - click here to find out more about us.
IHG is an equal opportunity employer. Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans-------------Band Level # 6
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