At Jabil, we empower the brands who empower the world - it's our reason for being and the guiding force that's driving us to become the most technologically advanced manufacturing solutions provider on the planet. Whether we're serving one of the world's biggest and best known brands or the coolest tech startups, our resolve never wavers. We share common desires with these brands: to make the world a better, safer and cleaner place.JOB SUMMARYProvides technical leadership and is responsible for determining the direction for the IT architecture, standards, design andimplementation approaches for the company's application systems, infrastructure and/or network-based cloud productsystems. Creates, evaluates and implements plans and design proposals for high impact IT solutions and their use involvingleading edge technologies and methods considering key factors such as their long-term effectiveness (service delivery andcost), practicality, technical limitations and criticality. This is an expert-level role requiring independent action to establishmethods and procedures on new and/or special assignments.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESIT Architect* Know and understand Jabil business strategy* Know and understand Jabil IT strategy & objectives* Define the overall solution architecture consistent with Jabil's methodology* Be responsible for the technical solution by providing leadership for the customer, project manager, domainarchitects, domain specialists and application engineers to advance and deliver solutions* Consult and Inform Enterprise Architects and Senior IT Architects to design and deliver solutions* Earn trust of clients and management* Assess merits of alternative technical approaches and gain consensus for best approach* Learn, follow, promote, and improve recognized methodologies to design and deliver solutions* Ensure that the non-functional requirements are satisfied including, but not limited to, security, disaster recovery,availability, and performance* Researches technology and industry trends to hone both personal and Jabil's competitive edge* Through modeling or prototyping, validate solution prior to full implementation* Develop expertise in one of the following disciplines: Enterprise Architecture, Business Architecture, InformationArchitecture, Application Architecture, Technology Infrastructure Architecture* Mentor IT professionalsManagement Practices* Develop project plans and influence project organization* Apply recognized system sizing methodology* Vet change(s) with respect to scope, schedule, cost, risk, etc.* Cross train staff to reduce delivery risk* Define processes & methods necessary to support delivery/deployment* Define management tools to support production environmentContinuous Improvement* Utilize Lean Six Sigma or other methods to identify & provide guidance on organizational improvementopportunities* Perform root cause analysis and remediation actions* Contribute to Jabil IP though development and submission of patentsPolicy & Procedures* Comply with IT policy, procedure, and process* Adhere to all safety and health rules and regulations associated with this position and as directed by supervisor* Comply and follow all procedures within the company security policyTraining & Development Define technical job content & qualifications of key roles required to support technical infrastructure Work closely with management to assess and aid the development of staff skill sets Assist management to assess and help resolve staffing knowledge gaps Communication Publish and present to customers, IT leaders and business executives Engage with vendors and third parties as needed Organize verbal and written ideas clearly and use an appropriate business style Ask questions; encourage input from staff Develop peer relationships with Senior IT ArchitectsMANAGEMENT & SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES* Typically reports to management.* The purpose of this role is not primarily managerial, and the job is typically NOT directly responsible for managingemployees (e.g., hiring/termination and/or pay decisions, performance management).JOB QUALIFICATIONSKNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS* Understanding of all architectural components and their interrelationships* Knowledge of Software Engineering and Architectural Principles and methods* Solid presentation and written communication skills* Good judgment and the ability to handle stressful situations* Team lead experience in application development* Knowledge and experience of one or more languages e.g., Java, C#, etc.* Knowledge and experience with server-side technologies* Knowledge and experience with client-side technologies e.g., Node, Angular* Knowledge and experience working in an Agile methodology* Knowledge of SOA, including REST, SOAP, API Management, and other integration patterns e.g. ESB, EIP, etc.* Knowledge of relational databases and SQL* Knowledge of UML or ArchiMate* Knowledge of cloud technologies* Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusionsEDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS* Bachelor's degree required* Post-graduate degree in Computer Science or Management Information Systems expected* Minimum 12 years of experience in a related discipline* Or, equivalent combination of education, training, or experiencePreferred Certifications:* Open CA Level 1: Certified* TOGAF 9 Foundation* ArchiMate 3 FoundatioJabil, including its subsidiaries, is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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