DuPont Domain Architect - Data Networks in Johnston, Iowa

Domain Architect - Data Networks (Job Number: 191976W-01)

Description

Role Summary

The Domain Architect – Data Networks will possess deep knowledge of architecture and processes relevant to designing and maintaining an efficient and resilient corporate network. They will define and maintain technology roadmaps, current state and target state definitions, and inventories of assets relevant to their respective domain (e.g., applications, data models, services). They will ensure consistent principles in line with enterprise architecture guidelines are applied across the domain.

Responsibilities

  • Analyze functional requirements and generate high level solution options

  • Estimate benefits, costs and other implications of different solution options

  • Engage with Solution Engineers and Business Process Analysts to provide recommendations on technology platforms and high level solution architecture

  • Participate in design reviews to assess solution architectures proposed by Solution Engineers

  • Follow functional direction from Enterprise Architects to ensure technical solution designs align with enterprise architecture standards and principles

  • Evaluate implementation plans including tracking mechanisms and exit criteria

  • Provide solutions to architecture-related roadblocks during implementation

  • Propagate architectural standards and guidelines, key learnings from past solution implementations to teams

  • Maintain consistency of architectural principles across systems and applications within domain

  • Develop processes, tools, and standards to be followed for solution development within the specific domain

  • Support broader Enterprise Architecture processes (e.g., Architecture Review Board)

  • Leverage directional guidance from Enterprise Architects to build and refresh technology roadmaps for the specific domain

  • Partner with Enterprise Architects to drive innovation thought leadership within the specific domain by assessing emerging technologies, and appropriately recommending adoption within the enterprise

  • Identify continuous improvement opportunities within specific domain to increase project delivery success and implementation efficiency

  • Investigate new technologies and opportunities for innovation in the domain of expertise and work with other domain architects when technologies cross domain boundaries.

Accountabilities

  • Technology solutions adhere to domain-specific and enterprise architectural principles

  • Processes, tools and standards are kept updated on par with industry standards

  • Technology roadmaps created for the specific domain

Technical Competencies

  • Deep expertise with technologies and tools related to network perimeters,

  • Knowledge of enterprise systems and applications

  • Familiarity with Waterfall and Agile methodologies helpful

Leadership Competencies

  • Work with cross-functional global teams

  • Partner effectively with externally-contracted vendor resources

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Information Technology or related area with 8+ years of experience in the industry.

  • Demonstrated experience designing/managing complex global data networks with a variety of networking solutions

  • Understanding and experience with cutting edge networking technologies a plus

  • Relevant Cisco certifications a plus

Primary Location: NA-United States-Iowa-Johnston

Organization: Corporate

Schedule: Full-time

Education Level: Bachelor's Degree (±16 years)

Employee Status: Regular

Job Type: Experienced

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