The Senior Manager Enterprise Architecture is a senior role with responsibilities ranging from supporting the Director in driving architecture delivery for strategic initiatives, EA Practice improvement and in providing thought partnership to various stakeholders. Hence, the incumbent in this role will be responsible for performing as a Solution Architect as well as managing a team of Solution Architects and Enterprise Architecture Managers in facilitating and directing the development and delivery of the Solution Architecture deliverables that meet enterprise goals.
Functions as a Solution Architect as well as a team manager in finding solutions to complex problems involving one or more teams, systems or business functions.
Takes ownership and drives the architecture delivery of highly complex or mega programs in the organization. Directly accountable for delivering To-Be Architecture for several Portfolios
Leads, recruits, mentors a team of Solution Architects and managers, monitor their performance, development and promotional aspects.
Monitors and oversees highly complex initiatives and deliverables including but not limited to completion of comprehensive definition of architecture, development of roadmaps, schedules and budgets for internal work; determination of staffing requirements; definition of deliverables; and establishment of architecture review and quality assurance checkpoints for all aspects of the initiatives.
Collaborates with EA leadership and other stakeholders in creating and executing IT Strategies
Articulates positions and directions through position papers and publications
Influences decision making in Technology and Product Road-map(s) through active and trusted partnership with Product and Business stakeholders. Similarly, influences decision making in functional and technical designs through active partnership with cross-functional teams.
Drives continuous improvement of delivery processes, standards, and practices, increased efficiency, eliminating duplication, leveraging product and technology reuse
Organizes and conducts enablement sessions to strengthen the team with respect to both technical and role-based proficiencies. Mentors and guides junior managers and individual contributors in supporting Strategic initiatives in the enterprise
Leads and inspires the team with positivity and optimism, creating a culture of high expectations, innovation, and achievement
12+ years of professional experience in technology with Bachelor's degree in Computer Science/Engineer, Software Engineering or related field
2+ years of professional experience as Applications Architect or Solutions Architect
1+ years of supervisory/management experience is required
Preferred Qualifications: Supervisory/management of Architecture teams or at least IT Teams
Strong communication skills with a strong ability on listening to others
Ability to practice empathy and build trust amongst the team
Ability to research and maintain current and emerging technical knowledge to support rapidly changing technology
Highly knowledgeable in preparing or assisting their leaders and colleagues in preparing business plans, IT plans, Technology Roadmaps, and technical project proposals
Knowledge in preparing and managing budgets
Ability to analyze business requirements and recommend the right solutions in a timely fashion
Demonstrated use of ingenuity and creativity by taking actions to direct the analyzes and solutions of problems
Knowledge of systems development life cycle, including the ability to coordinate and prioritize multiple initiatives and deliverables utilizing SAFe Agile, SCRUM or other appropriate development methodologies.
Ability to recruit, retain and develop a team
Demonstrates a Lean Agile Mindset
Ability to lead, collaborate, triage, and make decisions in a fast-paced, changing environment.
Base Pay Information
The national base pay range is a good-faith estimate of what Delta Dental may pay for new hires. Actual pay may vary based on Delta Dental's assessment of the candidate's knowledge, skills, abilities (KSAs), related experience, education, certifications and ability to meet required minimum job qualifications. Other factors impacting pay include prevailing wages in the work location and internal equity. $133,300 - $260,000
Rewards to make you smile! We don't just want to make our customers happy - we want to give our employees a reason to smile, too. Delta Dental's comprehensive benefits package includes:
Generous paid time off plus 12 holidays and your birthday off!
Low-cost premium medical insurance options
100% paid dental and vision insurance
Generous 401(k) matching and flat contribution
Social responsibility and volunteer opportunities, including 16 paid volunteer hours annually
Employee LiveWell program, focusing on overall employee well-being
Fertility and diabetes benefits
Employee discount program: AT&T/Verizon, entertainment, travel, and more!
Culture of learning: career development and tuition reimbursement
Career growth: we love promoting from within
Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
ABOUT THE TEAM
At Delta Dental, our success is only as strong as the people who execute it! We take enormous pride in being the nation's most recognized and widely-used provider of dental insurance - and we've come this far by living our core values of innovation, excellence, service and trust. Our vision is to motivate and empower every employee so that we're all inspired to take exceptional care of our customers, providers and ourselves. We believe in integrity, accountability, collaboration, and giving every employee equitable opportunity for their voice to be heard and development to be fostered.
If you're excited about the prospect of transforming the future of health care and growing in your career, join our smile revolution!
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We are part of the Delta Dental Plans Association, a network of companies that provides dental coverage to 74 million people in the U.S. Delta Dental of California, Delta Dental of New York, Inc., Delta Dental of Pennsylvania and Delta Dental Insurance Company, together with our affiliate companies, form one of the nation's largest dental benefits delivery systems, covering 33 million enrollees. All of our companies are members, or affiliates of members, of the Delta Dental Plans Association, a network of 39 Delta Dental companies throughout the country.
Delta Dental is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to building and maintaining a diverse and inclusive workplace for all employees. Applicants will not be discriminated against because of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender or identity expression, age, disability, marital status, medical status, veteran status or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law. In addition to federal law requirements, Delta Dental complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
Unfortunately, our Delta Dental Enterprise is unable to hire individuals residing in Alaska, North Dakota, Nebraska, Hawaii, Oklahoma, Vermont, Maine, West Virginia, New Hampshire, Wyoming, Puerto Rico or other US Territories at this time.
Proof of eligibility to work in the United States must be provided if selected for hire.
Delta Dental* has enacted a COVID-19 vaccination policy to protect all employees and the communities we serve due to the ongoing impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. Accordingly, we require all employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Are you able to comply with our policy of being fully vaccinated by your start date if an offer is made or have a medical or sincerely held religious exemption for receiving a COVID-19 vaccine? Failure to comply with our policy and submit proof of compliance or receive approval for a valid medical or sincerely held religious belief exemption prior to your start date will nullify any offer of employment extended to you.
*Delta Dental includes: Delta Dental of California, Delta Dental Insurance Company, Delta Dental of Pennsylvania, and Delta Dental of New York
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