Enterprise Architect - Remote

    • Kansas City, MO

Kforce is looking for an Enterprise Architect to join a large organization in the downtown Kansas City, MO area. The Enterprise Architect will partner with various business portfolios and Solution Architects to create flexible and resilient architectures that enable customer's value streams and accelerate the adoption of cloud services. In addition to shaping and executing strategy, the Enterprise Architect will also be hands-on in conducting proof of concepts. This role is currently 100% remote and will switch back to office environment when COVID-19 ramps down. Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • * Establish a technology strategy and roadmap for specific business line domains and product portfolios that enables a portfolio to support current and future business capabilities
  • Partner with Solution Architects to propose the appropriate technical options to business stakeholders to meet their needs; effectively drives appropriate design tradeoffs and cost/benefit
  • Create high level designs and inspires a shared technical and architectural vision with portfolio delivery teams
  • Create enterprise patterns, reference architectures, and standards and drive usage within the portfolios and with Solution Architects
  • Establish and foster strong relationships with customers, service providers, vendor partners, technical peers and technical and executive management with special attention to business stakeholders to ensure understanding of business drivers and strategy
  • Develop and continually evolve technology strategy and influence the movement of the organization at the local and System level
  • Maintain a high level of technical aptitude through research, experimentation and solution implementations
  • Provide thought leadership and guidance to cross-functional teams

  • 10+ years of progressive software architect/engineering experience and a degree from an accredited University
  • Experience in cloud-native application architecture such as microservices, containers, API patterns, etc.
  • Action oriented, big picture view technical leader with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Champions transformational concepts and complex technical information to technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • Candidates must live and work in Kansas City
Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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