Principal, Enterprise Architecture - Data & Integrations

Date: Sep 10, 2022

Location: Remote, US

Company: Under Armour

Under Armour has one mission: to make you better. We have a commitment to innovation that lies at the heart of everything we do, not just for our athletes but also for our teammates. As a global organization, our teams around the world push boundaries and think beyond what is expected. Together our teammates are unified by our values and are grounded in our vision to inspire you with performance solutions you never knew you needed but can’t imagine living without.

Position Summary

This position plays a senior enterprise architect role within their domain – Data & Integration.  The data we store, where we store and secure it, and how we pass it in and out of our network is a hyper focus for Under Armour these days.  Protecting our consumer, teammate, and financial information has never been more important than it is right now.

Strategy: This position will work closely with the IT teams and their business partners to define IT strategy and roadmaps.  These roadmaps will be aligned to business strategy, and clearly define when new capabilities can be introduced.

Architecture: This position will understand the desired future state technical architecture and will help to define the approach to closing gaps to reach it in order to scale the business and/or reduce costs.

Governance: This position will help to enforce our architecture principles in order to reduce complexity and improve business process throughout organization.

Communication: This position will be a consistent voice ensuring that enterprise architecture team's purpose and operating model are clearly understood by their partners across the organization.
 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assisting in developing the enterprise architecture program within their domain, as well as promoting and communicating purpose to our partners.
  • Leveraging their technical expertise to recommend when, and how technology could, or should impact timing, or sequencing of roadmaps.
  • Providing expert input into the design related to strategic initiatives to ensure efficiency, and scalability.  This will focus on the technology being used, and approaches to development and integration.
  • Participating in the evaluation, selection, and governance of new technology additions, or major changes in use.  Create, maintain, and oversee the appropriate artifact libraries required for documentation and consistency.
  • Identifying opportunities to reduce, or prevent technology spend and complexity.
  • Identifying opportunities where new technology could provide meaningful benefit to the organization whether consumer facing, or for internal operational benefit.
  • Supports alignment across IT Leadership regarding the IT Principles that will guide our technology decisions and documenting them for all teams to easily access.
  • Design and Management of our data mapping strategy and ongoing activities supporting our Data Privacy team.
     

Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills & Abilities)

  • Communications, both verbal and written
  • Group session facilitation
  • Team leadership
  • Marketing (“selling” the results of architectural approaches through presentations and other interactions)
  • Analysis and design
  • Modeling and graphical representations and abstractions
  • Management (prioritization, trade-off analysis, psychology, etc.).

Education And / Or Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field required 
  • 10+ years of IT experience
  • 5+ years of direct technology support and design experience.
  • 5+ years of development/administrator and/or business analysis experience.  
  • Experience solving complex business challenges by identifying and leveraging technology as part of the solution.
  • Experience / Working Knowledge of the following:  
    • Data Integration Platforms like SAP PI/PO and Data Services.
    • API Platforms like Mulesoft
    • Data Management Platforms like Profisee MDM, and Collibra
    • Consumer Data Platforms like Amperity
    • Complex Enterprise systems like SAP, Logility, Blue Yonder, Manhattan Active Omni, Aptos POS, Sales Force (Commerce Cloud, Marketing Cloud, Service Cloud)
    • Cloud Platforms (AWS, GCP, etc)
    • Data Warehousing solutions like SAP Hana and Snowflake
    • Integration methodologies and techniques for both master data and transactional data scenarios.
    • Experience in designing or using micro-services and API-based architectures at scale.
    • Data modeling/mapping
    • Global Data Privacy Regulations (China Data Privacy Rules (PIPL), GDPR, CCPA, etc.)
    • Enterprise Architecture Platforms like LeanIX and Ardoq

Other Requirements

  • Location: Flexible 
  • Return To Work Designation: Fully Remote
  • Travel: Occasional Travel to UA offices and/or conferences, etc. should be expected.
  • Licenses/Certifications: The Open Group Architecture Framework (TOGAF) Certification, or similar desired.

Relocation

No Relocation Provided 

At Under Armour, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law.  Under Armour believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success as a global company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. 

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