CenturyLink SR LEAD ARCHITECT in Littleton, Colorado
CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) at http://www.centurylink.com is a global communications and IT services company focused on connecting its customers to the power of the digital world. CenturyLink offers network and data systems management, big data analytics, managed security services, hosting, cloud, and IT consulting services. The company provides broadband, voice, video, advanced data and managed network services over a robust 265,000-route-mile U.S. fiber network and a 360,000-route-mile international transport network. Visit CenturyLink at http://www.centurylink.com/ for more information.
Contributes to the overall strategic vision of the IT organization and integrates a broad range of ideas regarding IT architecture. Recognized across the organization for IT architecture expertise and sought as a resource for resolution of unique or complex IT architecture problems. Undertakes multiple and highly complex IT architecture projects involving multiple disciplines and may impact multiple business units.
Lead, define and manage initiatives and projects to develop new IT architecture models (e.g. Strategic IT Roadmaps, Technology Strategies & Roadmaps, architecture positions, enterprise data management and governance)
Lead and manage the innovation pipeline and technology scouting processes (experiments, proof of concepts) to ensure ITS develops forward-looking strategies to support the business strategy
Define, assess and evaluate alternative solutions to ensure alignment with IT strategies, target architectures and IT Standards evolution
Ensure that the IT landscape for the footprint is up to date and communicated properly across NCR
Ensure alignment of projects with agreed Strategic IT Roadmaps and Target Architectures
Oversee the Enterprise PMO, with PM’s assigned to only strategic end-to-end company level initiatives
Align IT systems, data and solutions to business end-to-end boundaries and build a capable best practice staff of experts in key areas to align with each of the ITS Delivery Organizations
Review of solution architectures against compliance with both existing and emerging IT standards
Evaluate the strategic contribution of applications and alignment with overall IT strategies and architectures
Maintain an accurate inventory of the IT portfolio of technologies, and a disposition status (ex. contain, maintain, deploy, retire) of all business applications
Bachelor's degree or equivalent education and relevant experience
12 + years related experience
8 years with Master's
Bachelors or Equivalent
Masters or Equivalent
Alternate Location: US-Colorado-Littleton
Requisition # : 206195
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