Enterprise Architect in Bohemia, NY at The Nature's Bounty Co.

Date Posted: 6/14/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Bohemia, NY
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 5 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    6/14/2019

Job Description

Since time began, the earth’s been a generous contributor to people’s well-being. We haven’t been around quite that long, but The Nature’s Bounty Co. has been enriching lives of consumers around the world for more than 70 years. And before we even got started, the world was developing our motivation: Nature’s bountiful effects on people’s health.

Through our years, we’ve been a leader in health and wellness with our innovative products and solutions. We put science and the highest quality standards at the heart of our business—that’s why The Nature’s Bounty Co. brands are some of the most trusted in the world. We’re a leading global manufacturer, marketer, distributor and retailer of vitamins, nutritional supplements, sports & active nutrition, and ethical beauty products.

We’re also a great place to work, with excellent benefits, competitive compensation and a progressive, healthy company culture. If you’ve ever spent your workdays watching the clock, you know how important a positive work environment is for a person’s well-being. The Nature’s Bounty Co. is committed to supporting wellness in all its forms. And when it comes to wellness, nature is a pretty good place to start.

The Enterprise Architect is responsible for the creation, maintenance and management of IT architecture models and their lower level components, as well as interpreting, using and applying information contained within IT architecture to inform a range of business improvement activities, particularly those involved in the design, development, enhancement and maintenance of IT support systems.  

Responsibilities include:

  • Ensure that the overall architecture is maintained in a coherent manner and that appropriate considerations are made for its security and quality
  • Ensure that the respective business, application, data and technology perspectives are in line with the technology and governance strategies, policies and standards
  • Recommends and participates in activities related to the design, development and maintenance of the Enterprise Architecture
  • Assisting in aligning business and enterprise initiatives with the Enterprise Architecture
  • Conducts and/or actively participates in meetings related to the designated project/s, both locally and internationally, with clients and/or partners
  • Architectural leadership in the resolution of inter-program and inter-project issues.
  • Advises and recommends enterprise architecture strategies, processes and methodologies
  • Recommends and participates in the analysis, evaluation and development of enterprise long-term strategic and operating plans to ensure that the EA objectives are consistent with the enterprise’s long-term business objective
  • Shares best practices, lessons learned and constantly updates the technical system architecture requirements based on changing technologies, and knowledge related to recent, current and upcoming vendor products and solutions
  • Participates in and manages Architecture Working Groups for the development and maintenance of the EA
  • Collaborates with all relevant parties in order to review the objectives and constraints of each solution and determine conformance with the EA. Recommends the most suitable technical architecture and defines the solution at a high level
  • Recommends and participates in the development of architecture blueprints for related systems
  • Influencing business strategy, translating or mapping business strategy into information strategy
  • Understanding technology product and vendor strategies, products, and customer preferences
  • Identifies and recommends areas appropriate for further study and participates/leads in any Proof of Concept projects required to thoroughly investigate architectural possibilities and strengthen arguments for their adoption
  • Identifies implementation risks and analyses potential impact on the enterprise and on the achievement of scheduled objectives
  • Recommends and participates in the design and implementation of standards, tools and methodologies
  • Participates in the design and implementation of IT service management standards, tools and methodologies
  • Ongoing publicity and communication of the Enterprise Architecture both within the information community, and the business units
  • Ongoing research and assessment of new analysis approaches for potential use within the Enterprise

Job Requirements

  • Practical experience developing business and technical strategy, transitional roadmaps
  • Practical experience developing enterprise architecture or solution architecture, or leading enterprise or solutions architecture team(s) or software development team(s)
  • Demonstrated experience leading complex transitions to new technologies or methodologies in a large scale enterprise
  • 5+ years of progressively responsible experience in the following: architecting IT systems, strategies and roadmaps, and providing business, governance and technical recommendations; analyzing inter-relationships between various applications, systems, and information flows.
  • Understanding of common information architecture frameworks and information models including The Open Group Architecture Framework (TOGAF), information maturity model, Information as a Service (IaaS) and Service Oriented Architecture (SOA)
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree (Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, or Engineering) or related field or the equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities can be acquired
  • Ability to work with broad guidance and manage multiple priorities
  • Ability to work with an integrated team of customers, product managers, implementation specialists and engineers
  • Strong communication & presentation skills with ability to interact at all levels of the organization, both internal and external

The Nature's Bounty Co. is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

The Nature's Bounty Co. offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, which includes health and dental plans, voluntary short-term and long-term disability, life insurance, flexible spending accounts, 401(k), tuition reimbursement, generous associate discounts and more!

Please contact Human Resources at 631-244-2120 if you should need a reasonable accommodation to submit your information for our on-line job postings.