Digital Transformation & Management, Solution ArchitectGrant Thornton3/10/2020 9:23:10 AMJOB ID: 046608Specialty: Chicago, Illinois Grant Thornton LLP (Grant Thornton) is the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd, one of the world’s leading organizations of independent audit, tax and advisory firms. We’ve never been a typical professional services firm. We put people first, and that is what sets us apart.
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Digital Transformation & Management, Solution Architect
Digital Transformation & Management Advisory practice focuses on growth companies to embrace digital technologies and advices them to transform processes and increase employee productivity and enhance client engagement.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
· Alignment of IT strategy and planning with company's business goals. · Optimization of information management through an understanding of evolving business needs and technology capabilities. · The Enterprise Architect performs overall end-to-end System Architecture and design, defines and develops the common framework, with the common functions, components and interfaces for new & existing components, features and services, for new and existing features that can be globally used. · This resource will also analyze if the new features can fit in the existing architecture and identify the re-usable components, functions and interfaces. · Architect to identify and document all technical requirements and design technical solutions utilizing enterprise architecture standards including documenting, identifying the different solutions provide multiple alternative in the architecture components and configuration and software development. · Promotion of shared infrastructure and applications to reduce costs and improve information flow. · Ensure that projects do not duplicate functionality or diverge from each other and business and IT strategies. · Work with solutions architect(s) to provide a consensus based enterprise solution that is scalable, adaptable and in synchronization with ever-changing business needs. · Risk Management of information and IT assets through appropriate standards and security policies. · Direct or indirect involvement in the development of policies, standards and guidelines that direct the selection, development, implementation and use of Information Technology within the enterprise. · Work in a variety of environments between multiple clients as needed. · Meet or exceed targeted billing hours (utilization). · Work with junior staff in coaching capacity. · Assist with business development activities, such as proposals, capture, account teams, whitepapers, conferences, and/or other thought leadership materials. · Meet or exceed sale targets, collaborate with colleagues to respond to proposals released by current or potential clients. Other duties as assigned
· 10 plus years of related work experience in a similar consulting practice or function, servicing cross-industry clients at a national level. · Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology, MIS or related field. A Master’s degree is a plus. · Excellent verbal and written communication · Ability to work additional hours and/or travel as needed. · Travel 80%
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Requisition ID: 046608
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