The Associate Director, Enterprise Architecture develops and promotes the vision, goals, strategies, and objectives for the Enterprise Architecture department in line with overall IT divisional goals and the bank’s strategy as developed and managed by the Senior Leadership Team. This position guides the department to effectively partner with Information Technology teams and business partners.
The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by persons assigned to the job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities or abilities required of persons so classified. The bank reserves the right to alter or amend this description at any time.
◾Works closely with senior information technology management to identify opportunities for innovation and bring about positive changes that provide value to the organization.
◾Analyze enterprise business strategies to determine business, information, technology and solutions capabilities required to achieve such strategies
◾Analyze the current information technology environment to detect critical deficiencies and recommend solutions for improvement
◾“Sell” the architecture process, its outcome, and ongoing results
◾Define the principles to guide enterprise architecture decisions for the enterprise
◾Provide stewardship in setting and governing standards and guidelines that promote and ensure usage of standard, industry proven architecture techniques that scale to the organizations needs and provide flexibility and adaptability.
◾Collaborate with the business organizations to understand their business problems and propose technology solutions to address those challenges.
◾Ensure the alignment of technology solutions that enable, enhance or create business capabilities with the overall FHLBank Indianapolis technology strategy.
◾Continually evaluates the bank’s technology, systems and innovation capabilities; makes recommendations to drive change and process improvement to fully leverage the bank’s technology investments.
◾Collaborates with information technology teams and business partners on the plan, design, and architecture for technology solutions.
◾Manages and leads a group of information technology professionals, by motivating and focusing on the achievement of goals and objectives.
◾Develops and implements architecture standards necessary to ensure the sound implementation of technology solutions.
◾Documentation and oversight of a technology governance for maintenance of the technology corridor.
◾Consult with senior leaders and/or external vendors on complex technology solution issues that may impact multiple integrated business organizations and/or applications.
◾Manages department budget to meet organization goals and objectives.
◾Lead the FHLBanks Enterprise Architecture Committees.
◾Keeps up-to-date with industry trends, best practices and emerging technologies.
◾System design – the ability to create an architectural design document of the technological needs of the business unit(s).
◾Future technology knowledge – keeps current on new emerging technologies that are out in the market place.
◾Technology solutions – Partners with the business units and listens to their needs and translates their requirements into a technology business solution. Provides multiple workable solutions to the business units for them to select from.
◾BS in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related technical field is preferred.
◾Minimum of fifteen years of IT experience with a minimum of five years' experience in enterprise architecture.
◾Prior management experience preferred
◾A combination of technical knowledge .Net, Microsoft Technologies, Oracle and Java, project management expertise, analytical skills, technical writing, and problem-solving capabilities are required.
◾Basic understanding of all IT disciplines is required.
◾Must be able work outside normal hours of 8 AM to 5 PM as needed to meet objectives.
◾Must not have been convicted on any civil or criminal charge that would suggest a risk to bank security.
◾Ability to work full-time.
FHLBank Indianapolis is an Equal Opportunity Employer.