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Enterprise Holdings IT Lead Architect in St. Louis, Missouri

Overview

Enterprise Holdings, operating the National, Enterprise, and Alamo car rental brands is looking for an IT Lead Architect to join our amazing Information Technology team! Enterprise Holdings is the largest and fastest growing privately owned automotive rental and leasing company in the North America.

Enterprise Holdings is powered by technology, and IT is a critical area of the business. As a diverse team of idea enablers and problem-solvers, our innovative IT professionals design, develop and drive the tech that is redefining how customers rent, buy and share vehicles from our family of brands. Here, you will be part of a team that creates and delivers powerful technical solutions for our branch locations and employees across the world with the resources and support to develop in a variety of career paths.

As you are considering a position with Enterprise Holdings, we invite you to learn more about our business. Today – and every day – the safety and wellbeing of employees, customers and the communities we serve is our top priority. For the latest on our COVID-19 response, please click here (https://www.enterpriseholdings.com/en/customer-service/coronavirus-covid-19-update.html) .

Responsibilities

The Business Administrative Systems Team powers our HR, Benefits, Payroll, and Timekeeping professionals and empowers our 80,000 plus employees by deploying and supporting a variety of global employee systems and solutions running on SaaS platforms such as Dayforce, Workday, Kronos, ADP, and Infor.

Now is an exciting time to be a part of this team, specifically in this role working with our HR, Payroll, and Timekeeping solutions. We are on the forefront of implementing several new, global products and systems to support our global expansion to increase efficiency and effectiveness in business administration. A wide range of new opportunities await in this expanding and transforming area of IT.

We have an excellent opportunity for a Solution Architect in the Business Administrative Systems Team. This highly strategic position will split their time between multiple implementation projects, proof of concepts, and internal initiatives. You’ll design solutions and provide technical consulting to internal clients on highly complex, often global, requirements analysis, architecture, system design, systems integrations, and implementations.

To be successful in this role, you will need to be a thought leader and partner with other technologists across the organization. You will need to foster relationships with engineers and architects to ensure we are developing cohesive and comprehensive global solutions that meet the needs of the business.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide expert level technical consultations and analyses, solving complex problems

  • Perform leadership role in designing solutions, organizing, attending, and leading hands-on working sessions with the various teams

  • Design solutions at an abstract/conceptual level as well as at a detailed level

  • Provide technical leadership and subject matter expertise to the engineering teams

  • Drive continuous improvement in product, processes, and tools; developing and implementing new or enhanced technical methods and techniques to improve the development practice

  • Work with product management, development teams, and Software as a Service (SaaS) vendors to provide feedback and help influence the direction of product roadmap initiatives and product management processes

  • Work with other solution architects to ensure knowledge sharing across the organization and ensure consistent problem-solving approaches are developed

  • Provide mentoring and coaching including hands-on peer code reviews with the engineers

  • Stay current on technology trends, new product capabilities, and how they impact our solutions, including obtain an understanding of the Workforce Management/Human Resources function to include general needs, pain points, and compliance requirements

  • Translate complex technical issues and concepts into non/less-technical terminology for stakeholder level of knowledge/understanding

  • Provide recommendations on additional modules, products, or services to enhance client productivity and return on investment for our suite of solutions

  • Develop, document, and maintain strategies, architectural blueprints, and roadmaps

  • Manage solution designs within scope and recognize needs for change requests where required

Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veterans

Qualifications

Required:

  • Must be presently authorized to work in the U.S. without a requirement for work authorization sponsorship by our company for this position now or in the future

  • Must have 8 or more years of related experience

  • Extensive experience designing and developing large scale applications

  • Expertise in integrating Software as a Service (SaaS) solutions with enterprise environments

  • Considerable professional experience with Open API and microservices design in a cloud environment

  • Prior experience as a Solution Architect or similar role

  • Must demonstrate the ability to define architectural considerations and potential solutions, including proactively assess the technical, cost, support, and risk implications and incorporate these into implementation recommendation

  • Must demonstrate experience in problem solving, including analyzing requirements, identifying and defining the problem to be solved, collecting data, establishing the facts, drawing valid conclusions and developing solutions

  • Must demonstrate the ability to establish and maintain solid working relationships with subordinates, peers, management, teams, business partners, vendors, and departments

  • Must demonstrate a strong customer service support ethic and the ability to deliver the highest, most consistent level of customer service to our customers

  • Must demonstrate excellent communication skills with professional acumen, both verbal and written, including good listening skills and ability to communicate at all levels of the organization

  • Must demonstrate a commitment to incorporating security and compliance into all decisions and daily job responsibilities, continuously identifying opportunities for improving our security posture

  • Expertise related to API, including microservices, event driven architecture, REST principles

  • Must demonstrate thorough understanding of object-oriented application development principles, concepts, and object-oriented analysis and design

  • Must demonstrate thorough understanding of data management principles, including lifecycle, security, compliance, recovery, and resiliency

  • Must demonstrate knowledge in Cloud Native Architecture on a public cloud platform, including AWS design principles

  • Must demonstrate thorough knowledge in SaaS integration

  • Must demonstrate thorough knowledge in architecting and designing web and mobile-based application architectures, solution architecture, and design principles

Preferred:

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Management Information Systems, or related field preferred

  • Experience with Dayforce, Workday, ADP, or other HR SaaS provider

  • Technical and/or functional knowledge of Scheduling, Payroll and/or Timekeeping application solutions

  • Experience in implementing Scheduling, Payroll and/or Timekeeping application solutions

  • Experience with Atlassian Confluence and Jira tools

Enterprise Holdings/Enterprise Rent-A-Car/Alamo Rent A Car and National Car Rental seeks and values people of all backgrounds because every employee, customer and business partner is important. Enterprise Holdings is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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