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Enterprise Architect

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Role:
Splunk PS Enterprise Architect is a business focused thought leader responsible for end-to-end enterprise technology strategy road map (Business, Data, Databases, Applications, Security, Governance, Integration, Business Analytic insights, infrastructure, cloud and mobile etc.) for our strategic large-scale enterprise customers.
Splunk PS Enterprise Architect will work in collaboration with the Splunk internal stakeholders and our customer decision makers (CxO's) and other key stakeholders to identify and drive enterprise-wide opportunities for Splunk products and services that will drive business strategies and capabilities for our customer's whole organization.
Responsibilities:
The Enterprise Architect (EA) will work with Splunk Sales professionals and our customer stakeholders to gather business vision, aspirational goals and potential opportunities for Splunk to partner with our customers journey and help them realize their business objectives. EA will review, analyze, articulate business capability gaps, desired future state roadmaps that ensure our current and planned services are supportable, scalable, secure and withstand the future demands of the enterprise. EA will have continuous on-going engagement with our customers long term implementation roadmap, champion EA standards, patterns, process aligned with business and technology execution towards desired business capability value realization.
Lead business requirements workshops, analyze business drivers and gaps in current business and technology ecosystem to detect critical deficiencies and recommend pragmatic solutions for improving strategic value proposition to the business sponsors, stakeholders
Lead business focused analysis, capture and map various enterprise stakeholder expectations for future state capabilities
Extract, collate, define requirements and present clear vision for the future state capabilities
Translate various stakeholder business & technology needs into EA Requirements artifacts
Drive and influence ideal enterprise strategy with agility and leadership qualities
Collaborate with business and technology executives to prioritize future capabilities
Provide high level time, cost, resource metrics on EA alternatives or cost of status-quo
Define, maintain and manage architecture models, frameworks and artifacts and their building blocks for the enterprise
Skillfully balance the long-term ("big picture") and short-term implications of individual decisions
Skilled in decomposing and simplified representation of complex technical concepts
Ability to rapidly comprehend the functions, capabilities and gaps in new technologies
Create and get buy-in for future state technology roadmap to drive the end-state architectural vision and value realization
Provide architecture leadership and oversight for large enterprise-wide transformational initiatives to ensure that solutions development aligns with the defined architecture strategies, minimize impact and maximize value across enterprise
Create holistic, multi-phase strategies and implementation roadmaps for stakeholders across the enterprise
Knowledge of business re-engineering principles and processes
Familiarity with basic graphical modeling approaches, tools and model repositories
Understanding of the political climate of the enterprise and how to navigate the complex political landscape barriers for enterprise-wide adoption and propagation of products & services
Understand, advocate and support the enterprise's strategies, measure progress and communicate back to stakeholders
Provide expert level analysis of competing and complimenting industry market trends to determine their potential impact on the enterprise architecture and course correction for future proof solution
Promote applicable EA processes, strategies and recommendations to the organization, including the enterprise's IT and business leaders and business content consumers (repeat, reuse, enhance)
Develop and maintain reference architecture artifacts, frameworks and patterns as reference standards for the content development and deployment teams across enterprise
Assist our customers with the creation or changes to governance, establish governing principles to decision making, change management SDLC
Lead and/or participate in the enterprise architecture governance (EARB, technology sourcing, data) and compliance processes to ensure all areas of IT are implementing solutions consistent with the target architecture
Participate in the evaluation, refinement and pragmatic application of business value aligned EA standards
Practice in peer-review and constructive feedback on customer facing architecture documentation of business use-case analysis, business capabilities design choices and architecture recommendation work
Lead, participate in the architecture on-boarding, career path development and on-going continuous education plan for the Splunk enterprise architecture premium services offering
Strong leadership skills, exceptional interpersonal skills, teamwork collaboration, mentoring
Excellent organizational, analytical, technical, planning and communication skills
Experience and understanding of the enterprise SIEM and related product landscape
Actively participate and contribute back to the Splunk architecture community, share success stories, templates, tech talks, external events and customer briefings and industry events
Actively engage, collaborate and contribute to expanding Splunk products and services with MSP vendor partner eco-system
Required Skills and Experience:
Bachelor's degree in computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering, systems analysis or a related field of study, or equivalent experience or reference implementations
10 to 15 years of career progression in at least two or more EA domains or sub-domains (such as business architecture, data/databases, application development, middleware, SOA, IaaS, PaaS, SaaS, Cloud, Security, information analysis or infrastructure operations) in a multi-tier global environment
Ideal candidate will have prior demonstrated success and experience with creating, managing and deploying enterprise architecture practice with proven mastery of a wide range of systems, data, application architectures including one or more solution frameworks and technologies from diverse vendors
Proven success in applying a structured approach to analyze business problems and architect innovative modern technology solutions within the defined enterprise guidelines and standards
Exposure to multiple vendor product integration, interoperability with diverse enterprise technologies and processing environments
Experience with solution architectures encompassing infrastructure monitoring and security, network and security operations, enterprise application performance monitoring, transactional processing, large scale data streaming capture and business analytics
Experience with SOC, NOC and operational technology (OT), industrial control systems IOT and relevant technologies, their applications, and interfaces with business systems
Experience with multi-vendor cloud and data engineering technologies and emerging trends; ex: PCF, containers and orchestration, high scale data stream pipelines, distributed systems (ex. Blockchain, Kubernetes, Container Services), microservices architecture, multi-vendor hybrid cloud, SecDevOps, machine learning, AI and other connected device data integration
Develop and periodically review target architecture, for potential consolidation, optimization and course correction enhancement opportunities
Knowledge and experience in using, architecting or implementing commercial and open source SIEM and log management system Splunk, Arc-Sight, LogRhythm, ELK, Q-Radar, Rapid7
Experience with Cloud, industry specific and global data privacy and protection regulatory compliance requirements (GDPR, SOX, HIPPA, PCI, NERC etc.,)
Preferred Skills and Experience:
Experience with Splunk core platform and one or more premium applications such as Enterprise Security, ITSI, Phantom, VictorOps
Splunk Certified Architect or ability to get certified on one or more Splunk premium products
Demonstrated ability to drive, influence, collaborate enterprise-wide adoption of Splunk or similar products at large scale enterprises
Experience with architecting and migrating enterprise data and applications to AWS or other IaaS, SaaS, PaaS and managed services
Experience with creating, managing architecture review boards ( ARB), Enterprise Information Governance Programs
Experience with architecting, deploying and integrating enterprise data with cloud-based data lake and other Hadoop, MapReduce, Kafka, Spark data streaming services
Experience with designing, architecting and deploying end-to-end to service chain monitoring for a large high transaction volume e-Commerce or customer facing platform
Previous experience with information visualization of KPI's, Metrics, creating contents, reports, dashboards for board level executive presentations
Experience with modern Software defined infrastructure (SDI), storage, network and object store
Certification or Experience with Continuous Availability, horizontal scaling, cloud provisioning, orchestration and automation and SecDevOps concepts such as Security as Code (SaC) and Infrastructure as Code (IaC)
We value diversity at our company. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or any other applicable legally protected characteristics in the location in which the candidate is applying.
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