IT Architect Job

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Primary Location: Pittsburgh, PA

Job Tile: IT Architect

Job Number: 2017-47868

Date Posted: 4-21-2017

Job Summary:

The architect designs complex applications and insures their successful deployment to meet business problems.

  • Develop and maintain architecture/development standards.
  • Drive the adoption of new technologies.
  • Ensure uniform, enterprise wide designs are maintained Key liaison with the business.
  • Develop complex, integrated solutions.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Develop complex, integrated designs by developing complex integrated systems design that incorporate a domain and strategic view with an understanding of the enterprise impact.

Drive standards by:

  • Develops functional development standards, software selection standards and integration standards.
  • Ensure that enterprise, domain and functional standards are applied during project execution.

Drive adoption of new technologies by:

  • Keep current on technology trends for your functional area.
  • Incorporate new technologies into the functional strategy.
  • Provide leadership to move current projects adoption of new technologies.
  • Provide recommendations and champion new capabilities/technologies that will drive value to the organization.

Support solutions by:

  • Lead resolution (get organization operational) for high impact issues.
  • Lead root cause analysis for major high issues.
  • Provide expertise on med/high impact issues.

Job Specifications:

Customer Focus:

  • Understand the needs of both internal and external customers
  • Elevate the needs of the customer to improve effectiveness and efficiency
  • Understand health and sports nutrition markets as well as the competition
  • Solicit customer feedback


  • Demonstrate an intense drive for results
  • Are internally motivated, setting tangible stretch goals and performing at a high level
  • Take action without being prompted
  • Provide unsolicited input
  • Show good judgment and are decisive

Integrity - Act honestly and ethically inspiring trust

Quality/Innovation - Committed to quality and innovative excellence in everything you do

Communities - Be responsible to and give back to your communities

Team - Be unified in our purpose and vision

Lead Well

  • Assign work to others, provide resources needed for success and monitor progress
  • Provide challenging assignments and empower associates to meet expectations
  • Build trust through fairness, honesty, and openness
  • Demonstrate the ability to persuade and motivate others to meet standards and exceed objectives
  • Are aware of their impact on others
  • Are open to feedback and use it for self-improvement

7+ years of relevant experience and 10+ years of IT experience and 1+ year application architect experience

Developed functional (transportation, HR, etc.) technology strategies.

Minimum: Bachelor’s Degree in Business Admin, Computer Science, MIS or relevant field;

Preferred: Master’s degree

Preferred IT Architect Certification, ITIL



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