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IT Director, Enterprise Application Architecture

Company: Flowserve
Location: Irving
Posted on: September 13, 2019

Job Description:

Company Overview:

Flowserve is the recognized world leader in supplying pumps, valves, seals, automation, and services to the power, oil, gas, chemical, and other industries. With more than 18,000 employees in more than 55 countries, we combine our global reach with a local presence.

Position Description:

Job description: The IT Director Enterprise Application Architecture will have primary responsibility for working with key stake holders, both business and IT, to build a holistic view of Flowserves business process, data, and IT assets worldwide. The Enterprise Architect is responsible for the technical, data and business process solutions for the most important enterprise-wide programs as well as setting the technology direction for the corporation. The Enterprise Architects core mission is to optimize the enterprise by working across organizational and application silos to drive common and standard approaches. The Enterprise Architect must deliver a robust end-state vision architecture that enables the Enterprise in the most efficient and secure IT environment possible. He/She is also responsible for maintaining and building a roadmap from the existing business process and technology assets to the end-state.

The Enterprise Architect is considered a senior IT executive who has responsibility for translating business strategies and operational models into technology, applications, data, and business processes roadmaps required to enable them. The incumbent must be strategic and forward thinking, working with key leadership and subject matter experts throughout the corporation to define roadmaps and plans that will streamline the business and remove complexities within the organization. He/She is expected to be highly networked both within and outside the Flowserve organization to help identify emerging trends and technology opportunities for the organization to innovate for competitive advantage.


Develop and clearly articulate future state, guided by business outcome statements. Develop strategies and roadmaps that supports standardization, sustainable simplification and enables the necessary capabilities to support the current and future business models. Identify and champion technologies, applications, solutions, processes, business models, data and information to support the business end. Act as the champion to promote architecture across IT and the corporation. Establish operating model that brings business and IT leaders together to collaborate in Enterprise Architecture decisions to support the delivery of business outcomes. Acts as the senior spokesmen for technology strategies and architectures both within and outside the organization. Develop and Chair the Enterprise Application Architecture Review Board made up of senior IT executives to ensure compliance with define IT architecture frameworks and roadmaps. Work with counterparts to evaluate emerging trends and technology that could impact the industry and organization, with the objective of creating actionable recommendations on opportunities to pursue. Develop operational metrics to ensure the Enterprise Architecture practice is delivering measurable value to the organization and specific business outcomes.

Position Requirements:

-- A minimum of 10 years of progressively responsible experience in a directly related area, during which both professional and management capabilities have been clearly demonstrated.

-- BA degree in computer science, mathematics, operations, management, or a related field is required.

-- Extensive experience in a global complex organization preferably in manufacturing.

-- Extensive expertise in the Enterprise Architecture.

-- Extensive expertise in an SAP ecosystem including integrations with Windchill, MDG, Ariba, IBP, MII and BPC among others.

-- Extensive expertise in business, process and data modeling.

-- Experience in Application Portfolio Rationalization. Experience with agile software development A solid understanding of manufacturing industry trends.

-- A solid understanding of data security and privacy.

-- General business skills: Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

-- Excellent presentation skills.

-- Experience managing large global complex projects and teams.

-- Proven ability to manage complex vendor, supplier, sub-contractor relationships

-- Proven ability to complete projects and achieve results in an ambiguous work environment.

-- Proven strong leadership skills within the project team and in the business community. Proven ability to establish and articulate a vision, set goals, develop and execute strategies, and track and measure results.

-- Proven ability to build and motivate a team to achieve well communicated expectations. Proven strong negotiating and consensus building abilities.

Proven skills to work effectively across internal functional areas in ambiguous situations



Job Posting/Business Card Title: IT Director, Enterprise Application Architecture

Percentage of Approximate Travel Required: 25%

Job Posting Category: Information Technology

Primary Posting Location: Irving, Texas US

Employment Type: Full time

Country: United States

Auto req ID: 45872BR

Flowserve is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, gender, disability or protected veteran status. Click here to learn more. Flowserve will also not discriminate against an applicant or employee for inquiring about, discussing or disclosing their pay or, in certain circumstances, the pay of their co-workers Click here to learn more.

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