Major retail company seeking a Digital Architect  for a 10 week assignment.

The Digital Enterprise Architect will serve in a critical leadership role as the Manager over the Enterprise Architecture Infrastructure Activities and in a partnership role with the IT and Business Teams. The Digital Architect’s primary focus is the alignment of the DIGITAL solution both logical and physical with the Corporate Systems and Technology Roadmaps aiming to meet both short term and long term goals.

Key Accountabilities:

Alignment of the Digital Architecture with company’s corporate systems and Technology Roadmaps.

Optimization of logical and physical architecture approaches through an understanding of evolving business needs and technology capabilities.

Promotion and delivery of shared Digital infrastructure and applications to reduce costs and improve information flows. Ensure that projects do not duplicate infrastructure or diverge from each other and business and IT strategies.

Coordination with IT and Business Leadership and Enterprise Architecture Team to provide a consensus based Digital architecture that is scalable, adaptable and in synchronization with ever changing business needs.

Management of the risks associated with Digital planning and/or deployment through appropriate standards and policies.

Develop employee knowledge and skills in specific areas of expertise across the Enterprise Architecture Team and other related IT or Business Teams.

3 -5 years of previous experience with Digital solutions and architecture – mobile and desktop

Knowledge of Manhattan Distributed Order Management, SAP, IBM Websphere a plus.

Expert knowledge and experience with application architectures and design (SOA, SOAP, REST, Gang of Four)