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Senior Architect - Applications and Integration

Date: Sep 2, 2021

Location: Greenwood Village, CO, US, 80111

Company: Newmont Goldcorp Corporation

 

Founded in 1921 and publicly traded since 1925, Newmont (www.newmont.com) is one of the largest gold companies in the world. Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, the company has approximately 24,000 employees and contractors, with the majority working at Newmont's core operations in the United States, Australia, Ghana, Peru and Suriname. Newmont is the only gold company listed in the S&P 500 index and in 2007 became the first gold company selected to be part of the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index. Newmont's industry leading performance is reflected through high standards in environmental management, health and safety for its employees and creating value and opportunity for host communities and shareholders.

Purpose

 

The Principal Architect (Applications and Integration) bears overall responsibility to drive the creation and adoption of architecture processes, standards and ultimately a fit-for-purpose quality application and integration portfolio for Newmont. In addition, he/she will be responsible for building a long-term vision for Application and Integration Architecture that will enable a simpler, more secure and more efficient future state. This person must be proficient in the techniques that go in the formulation of architectures, including requirements discovery and analysis, translating business needs into technical solutions and defining solutions to problems through application of information technology. This person will be responsible for architecting a technology landscape that is simplified, modern, flexible and will ultimately enable Newmont on its journey towards Digital Business and beyond.

Essential Duties

 

Strategic

  • Take business strategy and define future state information systems and integration architecture to support that strategy
  • Improve upon existing architecture frameworks in order to define and design simplified, standards-based, fit-for-purpose IT architecture
  • Lead the development and assessment of new concepts to support the business strategy and provide recommendations to leverage technology for competitive advantage, internal efficiency and improved service
  • Provides strategical and tactical technology direction and management of IT resources to ensure the appropriate balance between tactical and strategic demands

Tactical

  • Define application and integration standards, guidelines and reference architectures
  • Establish an application portfolio management process, and lead efforts to plan and govern the technical and functional aspects of the application portfolio throughout the migration
  • Host brown bags, training sessions by developing and executing a communication plan to train engineering teams around good application architecture practices
  • Identify and document SOA/API Architecture/design best practices for integration across cross-functional complex systems
  • Drive the mobile capability and development of the mobile channel in the organization through partnership and mentorship of the team and peers across the organization
  • Analyze and document the current state, prepare, document and ensure execution of a transition state, document and constantly validate a future state
  • Understand the benefits and challenges of cloud architectures, have implementation experience in innovative technologies that cross security, infrastructure, information and application technology domains

Operational

  • Create conceptual and logical designs for complex and cross-application and cross-integration architecture challenges
  • Leads development and adoption of core application building blocks and processing and integration patterns to increase productivity and strengthen competitive advantage
  • Establish and participate in Architecture Review Board activities
  • Collaborate with Architects in other architectural areas to ensure comprehensive and cohesive working solutions are developed across disciplines

 

The above duties and responsibilities are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all-inclusive.

Training & Experience

 

Knowledge:

  • Bachelor’s (undergraduate) degree in computer science, information systems or equivalent is required
  • Demonstrated knowledge of broad enterprise architecture concepts, disciplines and capabilities
  • Knowledgeable in the design and construction of cloud architectures that enable well-integrated transactional, collaborative, resilient and efficient systems
  • Thorough knowledge of modern SAP architecture, roadmaps, development and integration technologies
  • Applicant is required to have a strong architecture, development and EAI background

 

Experience:

  • Minimum 15 years of experience designing and delivering large scale distributed systems using modern SOA patterns and REST
  • Experience implementing and managing SAP, Citrix, Cisco, ITIL and Microsoft technologies
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills, excellent collaboration and teaming skills with multiple groups, effective time management and multi-tasking skills, self-starter behavior.
  • 5+ years of experience with one or more of the following integration platforms: Mulesoft, Dell Boomi
  • Prior experience with TOGAF and EA Tools
  • Mining, construction, utilities or other heavy industry experience is preferred.

 

Skills and Abilities:

  • Must have strong business acumen. Can articulate technical concepts to an executive audience
  • Excellent leadership skills, with the ability to generate stakeholder buy-ins and lead through influence at a senior management level
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and ability to translate complicated concepts to non-technical audience
  • Ability to think through concepts, to engineering, to implementation to support
  • Ability to adapt rapidly changing priorities and work through ambiguities
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills, excellent collaboration and teaming skills with multiple groups, effective time management and multi-tasking skills, self-starter behavior

Working Conditions

 

  • The position is located in the Denver corporate office.
  • Position may be required to travel to, and assist other domestic and international sites. 

 

Our business success comes from the accomplishments and well-being of our employees and contractors. Our goal is to build a workplace culture that fosters leaders and allows every person to thrive, contribute, and grow. We are committed to selecting and developing our employees, and to establishing a work environment where everyone can take an active part in reaching our strategic goals while feeling a sense of pride in working at Newmont.

Newmont seeks to recruit, hire, place and promote qualified applicants, meaning applicants who meet the minimum requirements of the position, without regard to personal characteristics such as gender, race, nationality, ethnic, social and indigenous origin, religion or belief, disability, age or sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.


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