Job DescriptionRole Summary Role Summary/Purpose As an Enterprise Architect, is responsible for overall architectural direction of the enterprise technology systems in Commercial space, including significant enhancements to existing systems and architectural planning for complete end-to-end integrated initiatives. You will provide input to the oversight for other software/system architects within the team/affiliates and will build key relationships within the organization to ensure technology system direction is aligned with business needs Essential Responsibilities Drive future state architecture to support multiple business areas to ensure technology system direction is aligned with business needs and priorities Atten d governance and oversight committees related to technology planning, design, and decision making Build strong relationships with business partners to ensure technology alignment with business priorities Maint ain familiarity with key regulatory/compliance issues and ensure system solutions meet all regulatory requirements Creat e and drive best practices across architecture organization Creat e business architecture models that reflect our strategies and goals Stay current with business and technical trends to propagate best in class thinking within organization Devel op expert knowledge of existing systems and facilitate creation of mechanisms to track current and future state architectures Devel op and oversee knowledge base regarding key interfaces and associated detail-level documentation Ensur e strong analysis of system change implications Overs ee and provide final approval for significant system architecture projects Direc tly participate in design and decisioning related to business-critical and high-risk projects Provi de business architecture and systems processing guidance Creat e and implement a business vision and multi-year plan Basic Qualifications Qualifications/Requirements 10-12 years relevant experience in enterprise architecture in related industry. Gradu ate-level degree required Eligibility Requirements Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job. Desired Characteristics Functional Expertise Exten sive experience with enterprise architectures best practices and goals Feder ated Enterprise Architecture Certification preferred Excel lent leadership and motivational skills Prove n track record of driving and leading large-scale architectural projects throughout an entire business through to completion Knowl edge of IT Quality Assurance processes Posse ss 7-10 years hands-on experience and a comprehensive understanding working within Enterprise Architecture environments Exper ience within Solution Design & Architecture Robus t knowledge within Security Architecture Exper ience of all aspects of the software development lifecycle Appli cations / Digital Agency background working within architecture Exper ience working within web, mobile, cloud and infrastructure solutions environments In de pth ITIL Knowledge Technical Expertise Exper ience in reviewing and selecting Technical and Applications Architectures solutions Exper ience of supporting procurement of IT Architecture Exper ience of architecting digital services Exper ience of working with 3rd party Technical and Application Architects Outst anding analytical skills Exper ience with vast spread of Technologies across domains Excep tional strategic planning and problem-solving skills Abili ty working within pressurized environments whilst making decisive technical decisions Key Skills & Technology Hands -on experience with software development and system administration Exper ience in project management and service-oriented architecture (SOA) Knowl edge of coding languages not limited to Java script, JS framework, NodeJS, Java & J2EE. Familiarity with various operating systems (e.g. Windows, UNIX) and databases (ORACLE, SQL and NoSQL databases) Exper ience in cloud technologies (e.g. AWS, Azure) Prefe rably a TOGAF certified Exper ience with building and managing extranet site, intranet site, eCommerce and other customer facing device agnostic portals and applications Worke d on Commercial platforms like Salesforce.com, BigMachine, intelliquip, Marketo etc. or equivalent CRM, CPQ and marketing applications Worke d on SAP/ORACLE ERP and integration with commercial systems & platforms Hands on experience in providing integrated solutions between eCommerce systems and marketing websites for unified customer experience in product navigation to product purchase Business Acumen Stron g problem-solving abilities and capable of articulating specific technical topics or assignments Exper ience in building scalable and highly available distributed systems Exper t in breaking down problems and estimate time for development tasks Under stand how our technology solves customer problems from a technology and business perspective. Leadership Demon strates clarity of thinking to work through limited information and vague problem definitions Influ ences through others; builds direct and "behind the scenes" support for ideas Proac tively identifies and removes project obstacles or barriers on behalf of the team Share s knowledge, power, and credit, establishing trust, credibility, and goodwill Personal Attributes Able to work under minimal supervision Excel lent communication skills and the ability to interface with senior leadership with confidence and clarity Able to work well with global teams, including time-zone flexibility Skill ed in providing oversight and mentoring team members. Shows ability to effectively delegate work Location Houston, TX 77040 Locations: United States; Texas; HOUSTON GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.