Enterprise Architect - Marketing

Multiple Locations
Required Experience: 0 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
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Under Armour is all about performance. Because what we make empowers athletes in every form to push themselves, to turn good into great, and to stay hungry for whatever comes next. And this is exactly what we expect from each other.

Working with us means one key thing: no matter what you do, you see every day and every project as a chance to push your field forward. In every store and every office, we build teams where everyone is an MVP. And together we tackle every challenge head on. Because we work to push the gear, the game, and ourselves farther.

We’re looking for people who do more than good work.
We’re looking for the Best in Every Game.

Under Armour is the chosen brand of this generation of athletes... and the athletes of tomorrow. We're about performance - in training and on game day, in blistering heat and bitter cold. Whatever the conditions, whatever the sport, Under Armour delivers the advantage athletes have come to demand.
That demand has created an environment of growth. An environment where building a great team is vital. An environment where doing whatever it takes is the baseline and going above and beyond to protect the Brand is commonplace.
The world's hungriest athletes live by a code, a pledge to themselves and everyone else: Protect This House... I Will.  Our goal is to Build A Great Team!  Will YOU…Protect This House?!

SUMMARY:
The Domain Architecture (DA) is an integral part of the Under Armour (UA) architecture team and the owner of the segment architecture process and artifacts for all components of their domain. The DA is responsible for the design, planning and governance of strategic and cross-organizational rationalization and optimization of the enterprise’s services, processes and components. The DA provides comprehensive technical understanding, oversight of their domain related projects and engages with the application delivery, infrastructure, security and architecture teams, while making recommendations for continuous improvement. The DA is responsible for service delivery components to ensure service availability and to safeguard the domain landscape.
DA’s will support individual project/solution architects in their portfolio and will engage with/in projects and resources that span across the enterprise. When needed the DA will participate in the UA incident and problem management processes for incidents directly related to their domain landscape that affect SOPs and SLA’s.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Key Accountabilities

  • Captures and prioritizes market and environmental trends, business strategies and objectives, and identifies the business benefits of alternative strategies.
  • Establishes the contribution that technology can make to business objectives, conducting feasibility studies, producing high-level business models, roadmaps and preparing business cases.
  • Leads the creation and review of a systems capability strategy that meets the strategic requirements of the business and maps to IT roadmaps
  • Develops enterprise-wide architecture and processes that ensure that the strategic application of change is embedded in the management of the organization, ensuring the buy-in of all stakeholders.
  • Develops and presents business cases, for high-level initiatives, for approval, funding and prioritization.
  • Ensures compliance between business strategies, enterprise transformation activities and technology directions, setting strategies, policies, standards and practices.

Consultancy

  • Advises senior leaders on technology opportunities to support strategy and capability needs.
  • Takes responsibility for understanding client requirements, collecting data, delivering analysis and problem resolution.
  • Identifies, evaluates and recommends options, implementing if required.
  • Collaborates with, and facilitates stakeholder groups, as part of formal or informal consultancy agreements.
  • Seeks to fully address client needs, enhancing the capabilities and effectiveness of client personnel, by ensuring that proposed solutions are properly understood and appropriately exploited.

Technical Specialization

  • Maintains an in-depth knowledge of specific technical domain, and provides expert advice regarding their application.
  • Can supervise technical consultants.

Research

  • Contributes to research goals and builds on and refines appropriate outline ideas for the evaluation, development, demonstration and implementation of research.
  • Uses available resources to gain an up-to-date knowledge of relevant IT field.
  • Reports on work carried out and may contribute significant sections of material of publication quality.
  • Contributes to research plans and identifies appropriate opportunities for publication and dissemination of research findings.

Emerging Technology Monitoring

  • Monitors the market to gain knowledge and understanding of currently emerging technologies.
  • Identifies new and emerging hardware and software technologies and products based on own area of expertise, assesses their relevance and potential value to the organization, contributes to briefings of staff and management.

Business Analysis

  • Investigates operational requirements, problems, and opportunities, seeking effective business solutions through improvements in automated and non-automated components of new or changed processes.
  • Assists in the analysis of stakeholder objectives, and the underlying issues arising from investigations into business requirements and problems, and identifies options for consideration.
  • Works iteratively with stakeholders, to identify potential benefits and available options for consideration, and in defining acceptance tests.

Requirements Definition and Management

  • Facilitates scoping and business priority setting for large or complex changes, engaging senior stakeholders as required.
  • Selects the most appropriate means of representing business requirements in the context of a specific change initiative.
  • Drives the requirements elicitation process where necessary, identifying what stakeholder input is required.
  • Takes responsibility for the investigation and application of changes to program scope.
  • Identifies the impact on business requirements of external impacts affecting a program or project.

Business Modelling/Roadmapping

  • Produces models and roadmaps in support of business strategy.
  • Has in-depth knowledge of a broad range of industry-wide modelling techniques.
  • Advises on the choice of techniques and approach and influences customers accordingly.
  • Responsible for planning and coordinating modelling activities and for ensuring the quality of work.

Sustainability Assessment

  • Assesses, records and reports on elements of IT sustainability showing expertise in a given area such as service reusability, data centers, total value of ownership of building blocks, scalability, IT standards etc.
  • Provides advice on the improvement of IT sustainability in the area of expertise.

Data Analysis

  • Investigates corporate data requirements, and applies data analysis, data modelling and quality assurance techniques, to establish, modify or maintain data structures and their associated components (entity descriptions, relationship descriptions