Jacobs Senior Enterprise Solution Architect - US REMOTE in Dallas, Texas
At Jacobs, we don’t settle – always looking beyond to raise the bar and deliver with excellence. We apply our expertise and knowledge as we investigate the future with great optimism and focus. We don’t settle until we give our best and know that we’re making a difference.
We are looking for an expert level hands-on contributor who will be responsible for the development of complex solution architectures at both strategic, target-state level and complex, program-specific perspectives.
In this impactful role, you’ll have the opportunity to be a leader in a diverse community of architecture practitioners as you contribute your expertise to the most significant enterprise strategies such as Cloud, IoT, and emerging technologies. You’ll be an influencer of change through the definition and adoption of solution architecture best practices as we lead by example and contribute meaningful decision making with measurable outcomes for our Clients and our business partners.
As the Senior Enterprise Solution Architect, you’ll:
Steer and/or participate on multi-faceted teams through strategy development with a focus on producing destination architectures for a given domain space
Participate in large scale vendor evaluation and selection initiatives as the lead contributing architect
Define and document full solution architectures inclusive of business, application, data, technology, and security perspectives
Lead a center of practice for our highly federated Solution Architecture community
Lead by example – contribute to and adopt enterprise practice standards with an eye toward continuous improvement with an agile mindset
Participate in the development, implementation, and maintenance of modern technology strategies
Stay abreast of new technologies and explore innovative opportunities to apply technology as a strategic differentiator
Lead the development of architecture patterns inclusive of tech stack standards and reusable code snippets
Participate in the rationalization of the technology footprint including enterprise reference modeling and technical debt catalog
Participate in the Architecture Review Board, applying a balance of enforcing enterprise governance policies against a pragmatic exception process
Mentor junior level architects or other tech roles across disciplines
Highly organized and disciplined self-starter
Communicate and collaborate with a very broad audience representing varying levels of interests and skills
Facilitate group working sessions remotely
Influence analysis and design approach and driving pragmatic architecture trade-off analysis with quantified decision making
Here’s What You’ll Need:
At least 10 years of hands-on Solution Architecture experience
Hands-on software engineering experience, ideally in a vendor product or start up environment
Broad exposure to multiple business verticals participating in strategy development and architecture roadmaps
Hands-on cloud development experience in Azure or AWS. Certifications a plus.
Experience integrating vendor solutions using robust and secure loosely coupled patterns such as event-message
Experience influencing with facts in undisciplined decision-making processes
Solid understanding of modern packaging and CI/CD techniques
Exposure to large, complex environments combining multiple software methodologies including agile architecture techniques
Experience working with standard architecture frameworks such as TOGAF, Zachman, and FEAF. Certifications a plus.
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At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.