• Enterprise Architect

    Location US-RI-Johnston
    Job ID
    2018-7267
    # Positions
    1
    Work Location
    Works from an office location
    Employee Type
    Regular
    Category
    Agile
  • Overview - External

    FM Global is a leading property insurer of the world's largest businesses, providing more than one-third of FORTUNE 1000-size companies with engineering-based risk management and property insurance solutions. FM Global helps clients maintain continuity in their business operations by drawing upon state-of-the-art loss-prevention engineering and research; risk management skills and support services; tailored risk transfer capabilities; and superior financial strength. To do so, we rely on a dynamic, culturally diverse group of employees, working in more than 100 countries, in a variety of challenging roles.

    FM Global’s business technology transformation has produced changes to improve how we deliver technology solutions to market. These changes include the formation of a new technology enablement organization and establishment of a chapter specializing in architecture. The chapter will create several new enterprise architect roles. These positions will report to the Chapter Lead for Architecture.

     

    Responsibilities - External

     

     

    The Enterprise Architect (EA) is responsible for strategic alignment of technology with business vision to enable desired outcomes. He or she identifies and assesses the current state of the technology, systems and processes at FM Global and provides recommendations, strategies, and roadmaps to move the company toward an optimized target state that improves business capabilities and drives innovation. The incumbent collaborates with Solution Architects to provide guidance that ensures technology products are designed to support the evolution of business objectives. The EA provides technical governance for certain overarching technical constructs. He or she fosters collaboration across the Product and Technology Enablement organizations at FM Global and develops cross-organizational relationships with business and technology partners to influence the enterprise wide architecture.

     

    Qualifications - External

     

    Education: Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or related discipline; or equivalent work experience and training. Advanced degree and certification are desirable.

    10+ Years’ experience designing, developing, implementing enterprise scale technology solutions

    3+ Years’ experience defining and implementing strategies under a CIO or technical leader

    Knowledge and Experience:

    • Subject matter expertise in one or more architecture domains: application, security, data, integration, infrastructure.
    • Organizationally savvy. Skilled strategist and planner.
    • Designing enterprise architecture with modern, enabling technologies and processes e.g. cloud computing, CI/CD, virtualization, agile design and development, JavaScript frameworks, REST services, mobile development, standards based authentication and authorization protocols.
    • Collaborating with solution architects, information security, business process architects, product owners, and business strategists to design and communicate an innovative, secure, and pragmatic architecture that enables continuous delivery of business value.
    • Conducting technology evaluations, proof of concepts, prototyping.
    • System integration patterns and best practices.
    • Strong communication skills: oral presentations, writing, negotiation, active listening, influence positive team dynamics.
    • Architectural reviews and technology governance.