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Mattel Principal Enterprise Architect in El Segundo, California

CREATIVITY IS OUR SUPERPOWER. It’s our heritage and it’s also our future. Because we don’t just make toys. We create innovative products and experiences that inspire, entertain and develop children through play. Mattel is at its best when every member of our team feels respected, included, and heard—when everyone can show up as themselves and do their best work every day. We value and share an infinite range of ideas and voices that evolve and broaden our perspectives with a reach that extends into all our brands, partners, and suppliers. The Opportunity: * Reporting to the Enterprise Architecture Group in the CTO Organization, the Principal Enterprise Architect will help in defining the next generation technology platform and product platform architectures. The role will go across many domain areas including digital, supply chain, HR/Financials and Data Warehousing. The role is the critical change agent required to drive the architectural strategy to execution, enabling IT to react faster to future business requests and reduce overall costs for IT projects. The role will be a key contributor to technology roadmaps, blueprints and technology product governance affecting key business metrics including new revenue, NPS etc. Will regularly participate in program leadership meetings, and occasionally in program steering committee meetings with Director/Sr. Director level stakeholders to lead discussions and resolve critical issues. Clear, effective and concise communication skills are crucial for the overall success of the role. *What Your Impact Will Be: * * Design and oversight of project architecture to ensure appropriate solution and on time delivery * Design, develop, and oversee implementation of end-to-end integrated solutions * Participate in strategic planning and blueprinting exercises by providing current state knowledge as well as insights into the future direction. * Assesses the current state and projects prioritizations to constantly optimize the roadmaps. Make key decisions affecting large strategic projects with limited information. Must be adept in dealing with systems in all CPG business domains. * Create and conduct executive strategy sessions for customers to assist the customer to identify high Return on Investment process improvements and the technical solutions to enable these process improvements. * Develops solution designs and leads implementation efforts from an architecture perspective for all Technology Platform projects. * End to End oversight of projects to ensure appropriate solution and on time delivery. * Oversee the technology architecture of Mattel’s technology landscape across multiple platforms including digital and supply chain. * Design and apply best-of-breed, enterprise system, application and ESB solutions to meet business objectives on large-scale technology projects; evaluating impacts on integration, reliability, performance, scalability, flexibility and maintainability. * Ability to strike a balance between practical designs and alignment with the architectural vision. * Ability to work closely with multiple development teams to define, select and architect products and services that require significant cross component coordination. * Provides input into high-level design choices and informs technical standards, tools, and platforms and must have an understanding of systems engineering principles derived from experience * Collaborate with critical stakeholders to understand business needs, priority, and the quality of services to be created or enhanced. *What We’re Looking For: * * Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivelant experience * 10+ year’s experience including the following areas: * Experience developing business process frameworks (Process Decomposition, Process Flows) based on an eTOM model; including an enterprise framework (structure, classification) to manage linkage of business processes and enable re-use. * Hands-on experience in enterprise data modeling and object oriented analysis and design (OOAD) resulting in reusable artifacts; including Use Case driven analysis & design and UML diagrams depicting process flows * Strong background and demonstrated implementation of Service Oriented Architecture (SOA), Metadata and BPM/BPR concepts & tools * Demonstrated excellence in designing and implementing multi-tiered enterprise applications (J2EE, Linux, Teradata, GoldenGate, Oracle, Siebel, Sterling), High Throughput Web Services, EAI, and Integration Middleware * Demonstrated excellence in designing, building and deploying microservices at scale using CI/CD DevSecOps methodologies * Strong and demonstrable expertise in UML and BPMN standards and use of various UML artifacts in documenting design choices. * Industry experience in Consumer Product Goods industry is a plus. * eCommerce and Digital Marketing Experience are a plus. * Experience in eCommerce platforms such as Shopify, Salesforce Commerce, BigCommerce are a plus. * Experience with low code platforms such as Appian, Salesforce and/or Microsoft PowerApps are a plus. * Experience in event driven architectures, serverless technologies and high performant architectures. *What It’s Like to Work Here: We are a purpose driven company aiming to empower the next generation to explore the wonder of childhood and reach their full potential. We live up to our purpose employing the following behaviors: * We collaborate: Being a part of Mattel means being part of one team with shared values and common goals. Every person counts and working closely together always brings better results. Partnership is our process and our collective capabilities is our superpower. * We innovate: At Mattel we always aim to find new and better ways to create innovative products and experiences. No matter where you work in the organization, you can always make a difference and have real impact. We welcome new ideas and value new initiatives that challenge conventional thinking. * We execute: We are a performance driven company. We strive for excellence and are focused on pursuing best in class outcomes. We believe in accountability and ownership and know that our people are at their best when they are empowered to create and deliver results. Who We Are: Mattel is a leading global toy company and owner of one of the strongest catalogs of children’s and family entertainment franchises in the world. We create innovative products and experiences that inspire, entertain and develop children through play. We engage consumers through our portfolio of iconic brands, including Barbie, Hot Wheels, Fisher-Price, American Girl, Thomas & Friends, UNO and MEGA, as well as other popular intellectual properties that we own or license in partnership with global entertainment companies. Our offerings include film and television content, gaming, music and live events. We operate in 35 locations and our products are available in more than 150 countries in collaboration with the world’s leading retail and ecommerce companies. Since its founding in 1945, Mattel is proud to be a trusted partner in empowering children to explore the wonder of childhood and reach their full potential. Visit us at https://jobs.mattel.com/ and www.instagram.com/MattelCareers. Mattel is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer where we want you to bring your authentic self to work every day. We welcome all job seekers including minorities, females, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and those of all sexual orientations and gender identities. Posting Title: Principal Enterprise Architect Requisition Number: 210385 Location: El Segundo, California Zip Code: 90245 Job Category: Information Technology

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