Director of Enterprise Architect

Location: McLean, Virginia, United States

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Requisition Number: 9068

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The Director of Consulting, Enterprise Architecture is responsible for managing sales enablement and resources of a practice of technologists that design client IT and applications structure and architecture to ensure it aligns well with the business’ organizational structure and processes, lead internal practice development, manage a technical team, and foster a culture of learning and capability development.  Responsible for managing the three columns of the practice: people management, portfolio/delivery management, and sales enablement.

The Director will support business development efforts including proposal development, drive and support sales activities as well as shaping our technical consulting service offerings. The Director of Technology will also be called on to lead short-term high profile consulting engagements as well as longer term ongoing team-based technology projects.

Responsible for maintaining strategic direction, ensuring profitable growth of the practice, quality of consulting delivery, and maintaining customer reference ability. Develops strategy and plans to successfully implement operational policies and achieve business objectives.

The ideal candidate will have a strong background in consulting, enterprise architecture, Cloud-based platforms, platform and package selection, team building, consulting, and people management. The candidate must be highly collaborative and should be able to demonstrate an ability to communicate effectively with a variety of stakeholders including senior client executives, company leadership, leads, and product managers.

Here's what you'll do in this role: 

  • Demonstrate knowledge of System, Data, Security, Infrastructure, Cloud, and Technology Architecture Domains
  • Provide direct client-based consulting in Enterprise Architecture as well as build and manage an enterprise and technical architecture practice within Celerity
  • Work directly with sales to support prospect meetings and proposals including defining scope and resources
  • Be able lead and collaborate on enterprise architecture design principles and define standards
  • Drive high-quality work products within expected timeframes
  • Monitor progress, manage risk and ensure key stakeholders are kept informed about progress and expected outcomes
  • Foster an innovative and inclusive team-oriented work environment
  • Understand assigned clients and their service lines and actively assess/present ways to improve
  • Demonstrate deep technical capabilities and professional knowledge
  • Support the creation of marketing and sales materials in support of delivery capabilities, company offerings, and demand generation campaigns.
  • Closely collaborate with other Practice Leaders within and outside the Technology group.
  • Serve as an escalation point for client, technical and project issues.

Your Qualifications: 

  • Solutions-oriented technologist with a broad skillset and the ability to manage a development team.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of Best Practices in Architecture and Design
  • 10+ years' experience as a Technologist and architect.
  • 5+ years' experience as a consultant
  • 5+ years’ experience as a leader in a consulting organization
  • 5+ years' experience managing technical teams
  • Ability to work with Sales, Client Partners, and internal stakeholders to assess, scope, and create project time and estimation approach
  • Proven ability to identify and close services opportunities
  • Must have the ability to apply innovative approaches to solving technical and design issues
  • Must have the ability to establish and maintain a high level of customer trust and confidence
  • Should have a large professional network
  • Should have excellent interpersonal skills (both written and verbal) and be able to maintain clear, concise, and tactful communication with senior management, clients, peers, and team members.
  • Should have experience with Robotic Process Automation
  • Must be a team player with client-oriented focus.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including experience communicating with individuals of varying degrees of technical experience and executive tenure.

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City: McLean

State: Virginia

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We offer a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace. Find out more at www.celerity.com/careers.

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