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Sr. Architect - IT

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Location: PHILADELPHIA, PA, United States
Organization: Exelon Business Servcs Co, LLC
Job ID: 246807
Date Posted: Mar 21, 2023

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Job Description

Description

We're powering a cleaner, brighter future.

Exelon is leading the energy transformation, and we're calling all problem solvers, innovators, community builders and change makers. Work with us to deliver solutions that make our diverse cities and communities stronger, healthier and more resilient.

We're powered by purpose-driven people like you who believe in being inclusive and creative, and value safety, innovation, integrity and community service. We are a Fortune 200 company, 19,000 colleagues strong serving more than 10 million customers at six energy companies -- Atlantic City Electric (ACE), Baltimore Gas and Electric (BGE), Commonwealth Edison (ComEd), Delmarva Power & Light (DPL), PECO Energy Company (PECO), and Potomac Electric Power Company (Pepco).

In our relentless pursuit of excellence, we elevate diverse voices, fresh perspectives and bold thinking. And since we know transforming the future of energy is hard work, we provide competitive compensation, incentives, excellent benefits and the opportunity to build a rewarding career.

Are you in?

PRIMARY PURPOSE OF POSITION

The purpose of Architecture Management is to define the different technology building blocks that make up the enterprise and their inter-relationships, as well as the principles guiding their design and evolution over time. These principles drive Service Portfolio Management roadmaps, to ensure that the right mix of supported technology services are offered to achieve business value, as defined by the business strategy. The Sr. IT Architect will provide technical expertise to support the alignment of IT solutions with architectural standards as part of the overall enterprise architecture governance process. Work to assure that all architecture processes are followed for IT, Innovation and Business initiated projects. Support the development of IT standards for technology solutions by participating in new technology pilots, weighing technical advantages, market availability of products, and the risks and benefits of technology to meet business needs. The Sr. IT Architect will provide technical guidance, direction and insights to project managers and stakeholders regarding IT system solutions and improvements being deployed within the enterprise environment. Participate in the development and optimization of documentation and tools to assist operational transition and turnover for the support of the various cloud architectures, designs, and services being standardized and deployed. These solutions would include sustainable patterns for cloud computing and application hosting architectures in support of enterprise IT project delivery. Ability to adapt for special projects or initiatives when required. Work closely with technology vendors when necessary.


PRIMARY DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Work within a team environment to conduct the architecture governance program for technology projects across the Exelon organization. This includes determining alignment of projects with technical standards and other business requirements (50%)
  • Assist the IT Architecture and Engineering community in planning the introduction of new technologies and/or identifying the most appropriate technology choices to accomplish goals by utilizing Exelon's standard governance process. Assist in the development of white papers, conducting presentations as needed to explain why a technology is being recommended by IT (20%)
  • Build and maintain knowledge of new technologies or technology opportunities and assist in development of analysis of their use for business and/or IT clients (15%)
  • Participate and facilitate peer groups around specific technology areas (10%)
  • Maintain and enhance engagement with business and IT partners (5%)


JOB SCOPE

  • Position interacts and must effectively communicate with all levels of employees, including executives & vendors with a detailed understanding of business plans.
  • Maintains deep knowledge of technology standards and application usage across Exelon business unit areas.
  • Participates in technological innovation to drive new business opportunities and solve business problems.
  • Works under minimal supervision.
  • Mentors junior-level team members and others.

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Sciences or related discipline and 4-7 years of relevant experience (ex: IT solutions architecture, enterprise architecture, and systems & application design) or in lieu of a degree, 6-9 years or related experience.
  • Broad technical expertise in at least one area, such as application development, enterprise applications or IT systems engineering.
  • Excellent communications skills - Able to effectively communicate highly technical information in non-technical terminology (written and verbal).
  • Expert in change management principles associated with new technology implementations.
  • Deep understanding of project management principles.


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master's Degree
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.
  • Technical certification in Technical Area of Specialty
  • Demonstrated leadership ability
  • Team Lead Experience
  • Apigee and Boomi Development Skills
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