• Principal IT Solutions Architect

    Job Locations US-GA-Alpharetta
    Requisition ID
    Research & Software Developmnt
  • What's the role?

    The Principal IT Solutions Architect will help design, build, and scale HERE’s global IT products and services. The IT Solutions Architect translates business requirements into implementable technology solutions that optimally balance cost, speed of delivery, and value while leveraging existing technologies and standards whenever possible. This role will provide technical leadership to HERE’s IT teams as they deliver a world-class IT experience to HERE’s employees.


    The Principal IT Solutions Architect can expect to:

    • Work with Application, Integration, Systems and Infrastructure architects to implement solutions
    • Create architectural artifacts such as solution architecture documentation etc.
    • Lead design and architecture discussionss
    • Contribute to wider HERE IT and Enterprise Architecture framework
    • Contribute to development and maintenance of HERE IT strategy
    • Work with senior management to establish technical soundness of the solutions
    • Work with management to estimate the level of effort, resource needs, and project duration
    • Evaluate tools and technologies and establish technology standards
    • Provide operation support and oversight for application Performance Monitoring toolset
    • Design and guide the implementation of technology solutions
    • Troubleshoot and debug solutions and recommend fixes
    • Provide technical leadership, clarity and direction for technical teams
    • Define architectural strategies and integration plans for information technology.
    • Support customer facing Requests for Proposals representing HERE IT, including resource estimation and budget support

    Who are you?

    To be successful in this role, you will have:

    • 4 year college degree
    • 10 years experience in IT, IS, software development, or related field
    • 5 years experience in enterprise, systems, software, or infrastructure architecture
    • Knowledge in one or more of the following technology areas:
      • Microsoft Systems Administration and tooling (examples: SCOM and SCCM)
      • Microsoft Active Directory and related tooling
      • Scripting/Programming experience (examples: Power Shell, Virtual Basic, Python)
      • IT service workflow automation (Example: Service Now)
      • Data Center Automation tools (example: VMWare)
    • Excellent communication skills with the ability to tailor the level of communication to the audience
    • Experience working in a highly distributed organization
    • Demonstrated experience working in ad-hoc teams and independently while delivering results
    • Comfortable serving in a role as an influential trusted advisor
    • Ability to "think big" and challenge conventional wisdom regarding technology refresh and hype
    • Ability to travel up to 25% including international

    What Do We Offer?

    • An opportunity to work with extraordinary engineers
    • Challenging problems to solve
    • Work that makes a difference in the world
    • Freedom to decide how to perform your work
    • Variety in the types of projects you work on
    • Feedback so you will know how well you are doing
    • Collaborative, Supportive Colleagues

    Make HERE your destination, we are just getting started.  Apply now!

    Equal Opportunity Employer: Race/Color/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Religion/National Origin/Disability/Vets.



    Who are we?

    Ever checked in somewhere on social media? Ever tracked your online orders?” You might be using HERE Technologies every single day without even realizing it. You can find us everywhere: in vehicles, smartphones, drones or third-party apps. We believe that with the right people, we will continue to be a game-changer in the technology industry and improve the daily lives of people around the world.


    Find out more by clicking the video below or going HERE.


    Platform Operations & IT (POIT) owns, operates and provides customer and sales support for HERE’s world-class service delivery capability. POIT provides the entire HERE organization with innovative productivity and collaboration services, global and local connectivity, enterprise application management, security/privacy/continuity compliance, and end-user support.


    We are the architecture team within POIT that collects and manages requirements, designs world-class solutions, and assures POIT delivers maximum value to support HERE's business.


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