Mettawa, Illinois

It is our people behind life’s passions who will make the big difference. If you are interested in becoming part of a company that delivers market leading products, driving your own career and working with brands committed to active lifestyles, then you’ve found your fit.  

Have what it takes? Join us.

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Want to be part of something big? Ready for that next challenge? Well then, we want you!

Brunswick is the world’s largest recreational marine business. Brunswick is growing and introducing new business models and digital products to inspire and enable world class marine experiences.  We are looking for creative and hardworking people to join the Brunswick IT community to accelerate our digital transformation pace of innovation and increase the value our platforms and digital products delivery on behalf of the business. Come join an IT organization accelerating the pace of differentiation for the leading Marine Technology company.

We are seeking an Enterprise Architect to join our team.  As an Enterprise Architect, you will take part in the development of, Proof of Concepts and design patterns for the current and next generation of the Brunswick digital experience platform. In this role, you will be architecting and designing highly engaging applications to increase target architecture adoption with our Business and development teams. 

The Brunswick customer and channel partner experiences (e.g., OEM and Dealers) are supported by the Brunswick Customer Experience platform, which includes Adobe Experience Manager, Salesforce, Magento and Marketo.  The candidate will bring strong competency in those areas, understanding cloud engineering, DevSecOps, and architectural design.  Driving best practices and standards.

The Enterprise architect will be accountable for designing solutions and driving out the defined target architecture for applications and software development life cycle domains. The candidate will also be responsible for delivering design blueprints / artifacts that enable the solution architecture to be introduced, scaled and readied for production operations, as appropriately conveyed via capability introduction road maps.  A strong candidate will be able to execute solution introduction leveraging individual technical ability and or while working and collaborating with other architects, cloud engineering and strategic partner teammates.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING: Other duties may be assigned.

  • Understand the needs of the Applications domain and lead thinking in the way that those needs should be satisfied by IT
  • Be the principal advisor for the applications and software development domain technology architecture and strategy
  • Define and communicate an IT architecture that balances the needs of the business and the domain and that is in line with the architecture and standards of the enterprise
  • Own and develop a fit for purpose IT vision and roadmap for the aligned domain
  • Guide investment in the domain so that it follows the strategy and delivers the target architecture, reflecting the demands of that investment in the IT pipeline
  • Document domain blueprints and gain support for their inclusion in the reference architecture
  • Develop, build, and engineer proof of concepts using microservices, APIs and CICD solutions with ability to define and lead scale with strategic partners
  • Deliver domain blueprints to support solution design and introduction, which in turn can be successfully built and operationalized
  • Leverage the capabilities of technology vendors and strategic partners to define architecture and deliver blueprints
  • Promote the value of IT architecture governance and design deliverables across the organization
  • Present project designs and architectural roadmaps to the relevant architectural governance committees, to obtain timely approval avoiding delay or project risk
  • Participate in managing and maintaining vendor relationships, evaluating usefulness and cost of products and making appropriate recommendations
  • Maintain an awareness of external trends for the domain
  • Support the functional leaders to build, lead, develop, appraise, and motivate a team of architects and engineers
  • Create the architecture and strategy for the organization, such that these inform the foundation for future investment in Applications, Integrations and Software Development
  • Collaborate with business and solution architects to understand the implications of respective architectures on application and integration architecture and maximize the value scalable platforms across the organization
  • Collaborate with user experience specialists to develop design specifications that will improve the performance, usability, and effectiveness of customer-facing interfaces
  • Define the Non-Functional requirements for application and solution designs and patterns.
  • Analytic Ability: Can work with data to identify patterns, uses judgment to form conclusions that may challenge conventional wisdom, and focuses on the crux of issues to identify high leverage intervention points and strategies
  • Creativity: Applies original and innovative thinking to produce new ideas and create innovative products
  • Process Orientation: Identifies problems and initiates necessary changes; designs practices, procedures, and systems to manage work simply
  • Communication: Conveys complex and technical business issues to diverse audiences, and projects a highly credible, polished image in presentations and communications
  • Decision-Making: Considers the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one; acts decisively and swiftly
  • Knowledge in user experience modeling, API and application extensibility design
  • Define the principles, guidelines, standards and solution patterns to ensure application and solution decisions are aligned with the enterprise's future-state architecture vision.
  • Knowledge in the following technologies Messaging, JavaScript, XML, JSON
  • Experience in setting service and API direction, standards, and best practices
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver projects leveraging SDLC methodologies (familiarity with both Waterfall and Agile)
  • Understand business application trends and the practical application of existing, new, and emerging technologies to enable new and evolving business and operating models.
  • Design and direct the governance activities associated with ensuring application architecture assurance and compliance with standards.
  • Develop a roadmap for the evolution of the enterprise application portfolio from current state to future state and ensure seamless integration with enterprise data and infrastructure architecture.

Competencies:

  • Organizationally savvy, with the ability to navigate organizational politics.
  • Skilled at influencing, guiding and facilitating stakeholders and peers with decision making.
  • Ability to articulate new ideas and concepts to technical and nontechnical audiences
  • Ability to understand the long-term ("big picture") and short-term perspectives of situations
  • Ability to translate future-state business capabilities and requirements into solution architecture requirements
  • Ability to propose and estimate the financial impact of solution architecture alternatives
  • Ability to work creatively and analytically to solve business problems and propose solutions
  • Ability to quickly comprehend the functions and capabilities of new technologies

Experience/Educational Qualifications:

  • More than five years of experience in application architecture or minimum five to seven years’ experience as an application solution architect
  • Hands-on experience with implementing application modernization programs
  • System integration experience, including interface design, and familiarity with web-oriented architecture and API techniques
  • Bachelor’s degree in software design, computer science, engineering, or related field.

Preferred:

  • Certifications such as: PMP, Six Sigma
  • IT project experience across multiple industries, markets, and/or functional areas
  • Master’s degree in software design, computer science, engineering, or related field.

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#Brunswick Corporation

Mettawa, Illinois

Brunswick Corporation is a publicly held company listed on the New York and Chicago stock exchanges, with sales over $5.2 billion in 2018. While we are family to approximately 16,000 employees around the world, three divisions in more than 30 countries create a local environment. Our global headquarters is located in the Chicago suburb of Mettawa, IL. Since Brunswick was founded in 1845, the Company has grown to become a world leader in the marine industry. We’ve been successful in the market for so long because we maintain a focus on driving innovation, while leveraging best practices and veteran industry knowledge. Here, your ideas for company growth are backed by a 175-year legacy of experience.

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