Principal Architect

Location: St Paul, MN, United States
Date Posted: 05-12-2017
NorthShore Resources has a Contract to Hire opportunity for a Principal Architect in St. Paul, MN!

This role will serve as an advisor and resident expert in solution architecture and technologies and such as Microsoft Azure, Salesforce.com and Microsoft Power BI. This role will work very closely with the Institutional Global Commercial Solutions teams to provide architectural guidance and ensure business-technology alignment and integration across Global Institutional, as well as with enterprise standards.

Main Responsibilities:

• Establish and maintain a trusted advisor relationship with business, functional and capability leaders in Global Institutional
• Provide technical and architectural leadership for Global Institutional Commercial Solutions including sales & service platforms, business intelligence, analytics, connected IoT innovation, mobile, training and support
• Provide data and information management guidance to enable scalable analytics and insights driving customer, associate and performance
• Develop and maintain strategic architecture plans and Global Institutional capability and solution roadmaps
• Manage global view of systems landscape & architecture for Institutional regions (North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Greater China, Latin America and Middle East – Africa)
• Ensure alignment of Global Institutional Commercial Solutions with Enterprise Architecture and Security Standards
• Provide objective and unbiased analysis, balancing short and long-term objectives, customer needs, business constraints, and technological realities
• Actively participate in technical/business requirements, technology choices and partnerships
• Stay apprised of changes in relevant trends and technologies
• Participate in strategic and operational planning processes
• Establish and maintain close working relationships with IT, RD&E, CDS and commercial solutions teams responsible for delivering solutions to accelerate innovation, leverage and profitable growth

Basic Qualifications:

• 10+ years of experience working in IT
• 3+ years of experience partnering with business leaders to develop technical strategies, architectures and roadmaps to support their objectives
• 5+ years of CRM experience, preferably Salesforce.com
• 5+ years working with Microsoft .NET and Visual Studio and related Microsoft Development Tools and technologies
• 5+ years of combined experience in at least three of the following disciplines – solution architecture, infrastructure architecture, application architecture, data architecture, business architecture

Preferred Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, MIS, related field, or equivalent experience
• Experience with Salesforce.com Platform
• Experience working with solutions delivery teams using Agile/Scrum ore similar methodologies
• 2+ years of experience designing solutions leveraging Microsoft Azure Platform-as-a-Service components
• Experience with enterprise systems, like CRM, ERP, Field Services Management, Supply Chain
 
Why work for NorthShore Resources?
NorthShore Resources is a Minneapolis-based IT consulting firm, whose focus is to provide superior quality and unparalleled customer service in all aspects of our business. We offer great local jobs to local people, allowing us to build solid, long-term relationships with our clients and consultants.
 
While working as a consultant for NorthShore Resources, you’ll receive benefits such as medical, dental, and 401(k) with company matching. You’ll also receive one of the best benefits an employer can offer – support! Our staff is here to help you every step of the way, ensuring that all of your questions are answered and that you’re placed on a path to success.
 
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