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*srikanth.acha...@keyseries.us <srika...@logisofttechinc.com>* *Enterprise Architect - SAP* location: Boston MA Position Responsibilities: - Responsible for analyzing and translating business, information and technical requirements into an architectural blueprint that outlines solutions to achieve business objectives. - Works with enterprise architecture, application and infrastructure teams to produce an optimal, high level, conceptual design for the project. - Provide architectural leadership to the Solution Architects each of which works closely with the lines of business (LoB) in delivering solutions. The incumbent sets strategic direction and provides detailed guidance on the deliverables, oversees practice engagements, and takes responsibility for the outcomes and client satisfaction. The incumbent will also be required to work closely with stakeholders from various LoBs to develop blueprints, architecture target states, and roadmaps. S/he will provide support to the Enterprise Architecture Board to positively influence the strategic direction of EA at National Grid. - Understand, advocate and augment the principles of information technology strategies. - Analyze enterprise business drivers to determine corresponding change requirements. - Analyzes the current architecture to identify weaknesses and develop opportunities for improvement such as improving business processes, expanding capacity, reducing time & cost, and increasing effectiveness. - Analyze technology industry and market trends, and determine their potential impact on the enterprise. - "Sell" the architecture process, its outcome and ongoing results. - Define the principles to guide solution decisions for the enterprise. - Design and lead the implementation of an EA based on enterprise business requirements and IT strategies. - Design and direct the governance activities associated with ensuring EA compliance. - Develop a road map of the evolution of the enterprise application portfolio from current to future state (as defined by the EA). - Coordinate solution architecture implementation and modification activities. - Facilitate the evaluation and selection of software product standards, as well as the design of standard software configurations. - Consult with application or infrastructure development projects to fit systems or infrastructure to architecture, and identify when it is necessary to modify the solution architecture to accommodate project needs. - Identify the organizational impact (for example, on skills, processes, structures or culture) and financial impact of the EA. - Document all solution architecture design and analysis work. - Consulting: Build and maintain credibility & trust when exposed to executive and senior level management and business partners. - Coaching and Mentoring: Provides technical leadership, supervision, participates in staffing decisions, coaching and mentoring to team members. Recommends training programs targeting specific areas of improvement. *Desired Qualifications* - Bachelor's or Master's Degree in computer science, Information Systems or a related study, or equivalent experience. - Ability to translate business needs into solution architecture requirements. - Ability to understand the long-term ("big picture") and short-term perspectives of situations. - Ability to estimate the financial impact of solution architecture alternatives. - Ability to apply multiple technical solutions to business problems. - At least Five years of experience in solution areas such as application design and development, application integration, middleware, database management or operations, information security, technical architecture, network management etc - *Very Strong experience in architecting SAP solutions. SAP, SAP ERP/ECC, SAP BO/BW, SAP HANA, Business Objects, SAP NetWeaver with specific emphasis on PI, BI, MDM and EP.* - Well rounded technology experience/exposure - Java, Microsoft, IBM, Open Source, SAP, Peoplesoft etc. - Proven Ability to develop detailed Solution design. Understands Architecture Constructs - (Architecture & Design patterns, protocols SOAP, REST etc.), Development Methodologies (Agile, Iterative etc.). - Experience working with cross-functional technical teams. The ideal candidate will possess technology, business, and architecture background that enables them engage at the CXO level as well as with business partners and solution vendors. S/he should also have a demonstrated ability to think strategically about business, product, and technical challenges, with the ability to build and convey compelling value propositions. - Ability to understand the organization's political climate and how to navigate the political waters. - Possesses the essential consulting skills. These skills include but are not restricted to planning & preparation, expectation setting, persuasion, negotiation & objection handling, tact & diplomacy, sales & commercial awareness. - Written & Verbal Communication Skills: Articulate and effective communicator & presenter, able to describe complex problems and solutions in simple or understandable terms. Characteristics: - Works well with others. - Has a solid technical background. - Is a respected leader. - Is charismatic. - Remains unbiased toward any specific technology or vendor choice; is more interested in results than personal preferences. - Displays intellectual integrity. Is motivated by long-term results. --------------------------- Thanks & Regards Srikanth Acharya Kindly submit your consultant profile to above Email ID. Email is the best way to reach me out. -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "REQSRESUMES" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to reqsresumes+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To post to this group, send email to email@example.com. Visit this group at http://groups.google.com/group/reqsresumes. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/groups/opt_out.