Edwards Lifesciences Architect, SharePoint Online in Irvine, California
The Architect establishes and maintains enterprise and/or domain level architecture through the stages of planning, design, execution, and operation. In doing so, the Architect also develops and promulgates the standards and practices necessary to realize and sustain systems in accordance with established architectural plans and designs. In addition, the Architect provides expert consultation to inform strategic technology and system decisions as well as tactical decisions related to projects. With that, the overarching goal of the Architect is to cultivate an IT ecosystem that is scalable, extensible, interoperable, adaptable to the business, and aligned with the strategic goals and objectives of the organization.
Key Responsibilities: • Work on project teams to translate business requirements into system qualities that lead to repeatable and executable design strategies and patterns. • Identify and define the opportunities for integration, selecting the tools, specifying the shared data & code resources, defining the interfaces and data-flows, and monitoring the success of the integration. • Develop, institute, and maintain the IT design methodology, development process methodology, technology standards, and best practices. • Provide oversight to ensure compliance with architectural standards and practices through all aspects of planning, execution, and operation. • Lead the evaluation of new technology targeted for possible integration into the existing IT environment. • Manage direct reports including performance management, training and career development, promotions, compensation, coaching and discipline. • Survey external emerging developments, and evangelize new technologies, standards and methodologies. • Develop, institute, and maintain the design and metadata repository for integrating all aspects of established architectural models. • General and administrative tasks
Education and Experience: Bachelor's Degree in in related field, 10 years experience of experience in IT 2 to 5 or more years experience of demonstrably solid performance in an architect role working with cross-functional teams (within IT and/or within the business) on enterprise-level or complex/novel system implementations 3 to 5 years experience of relevant industry experience (e.g. medical device, pharmaceuticals, etc.) or in highly regulated environments
Additional Skills: • Certifications in related disciplines (programming, database development, project management, etc.) required • Excellent documentation and communication skills and interpersonal relationship skills including negotiating and relationship management skills with ability to drive achievement of objectives • Advanced degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Information Systems, Natural Sciences & Mathematics or a related discipline; professional certifications are required (e.g. TOGAF, COBIT, ITIL, OCP, etc.) • Broad and deep technical knowledge – expertise in multiple aspects including hardware, software, applications, and systems engineering and QA/testing • Knowledge of common architectural methodologies, frameworks, and patterns • Expert in architectural modeling and documentation (e.g. UML, BPML) • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills • Knowledge of financial modeling and planning as it pertains to IT investment • Program and project management planning and organizational skills • Knowledge of best practices related to IT governance, operations, and administration • Strong written and verbal communication including the ability to communicate to various levels of audience or to explain complex or technical matters in a manner suitable for non-technical audiences • Expertise in conducting RFPs, vendor assessments, and contract reviews • Adhere to all EHS rules and requirements and take adequate control measures in preventing injuries to themselves and others as well as to the protection of environment and prevention of pollution under their span of influence/control
Edwards is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer including protected Veterans and individuals with disabilities.
Edwards Lifesciences is the global leader in patient-focused medical innovations for structural heart disease, as well as critical care and surgical monitoring. Driven by a passion to help patients, the company collaborates with the world's leading clinicians and researchers to address unmet healthcare needs, working to improve patient outcomes and enhance lives. Headquartered in Irvine, California, Edwards Lifesciences has extensive operations in North America, Europe, Japan, Latin America and Asia and currently employs over 13,000 individuals worldwide.
For us, helping patients is not a slogan - it's our life's work. From developing devices that replace or repair a diseased heart valve to creating new technologies that monitor vital signs in the critical care setting, we focus on helping patients regain and improve the quality of their life.