Strategy Solution ArchitectIowa, Des moines, 50301 Des moines USA
Job Number 23027966Job Category Information TechnologyLocation Marriott International HQ, 7750 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, Maryland, United StatesSchedule Full-TimeLocated Remotely? YRelocation? NPosition Type ManagementJOB SUMMARY:Accountable for developing and contributing to the strategy of enterprise capability and foundational architecture principles, current and target state architectures, and roadmaps. This role will develop and lead strategic enterprise capability discussions and drive these capabilities towards implementation.CANDIDATE PROFILEEducation and Experience
Undergraduate / graduate degree (e.g. Management Information Systems, Computer Sciences)
5+ years in leadership in large-scale IT solutions, engineering, or technical architecture.
5+ years experience in developing and leveraging current and emerging technologies across IT Platforms
Experience working across multiple business disciplines and IT Product
Experience defining and creating business, technology, and platform architectures, standards, and processes.
Proven ability to influence and gain organization adoption of strategies and architectures
Application development experience
Demonstrated success leading medium- to large-scale initiatives/transformations across enterprise
Proven executive experience in IT development across waterfall and agile environments
Experience with and significant knowledge of IT outsourcing activities in a managed services environment
Proven knowledge of all aspects of the IT functional areas
Strong negotiation, influencing, and problem resolution skills
Proven ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
Experience in business systems and process planning
Knowledge of business environment, service requirements and culture
Demonstrated ability to assess customer/client needs, creatively approach solutions, decide and influence appropriate courses of action
Strong verbal and written communication skills and ability to articulate complex ideas in easy to understand business terms
Ability to present ideas in business-friendly and user-friendly language
Strong client service orientation
Team-Oriented, collaborative leadership skills
Ability to accomplish results through others, particularly by establishing relationships, effective controls, and monitoring proceses
Strong collaboration and partnering skills
CORE WORK ACTIVITIES Edit/replace the job categories and tasks listed below so that they accurately reflect the new position. List all major job tasks in present tense, organized into categories that support the performance contribution areas of this job. For example:Enterprise Architecture
Research and develop business cases on technical decisions and emerging technologies
Develop and manage enterprise capability models and roadmaps & show progress of architecture across teams and organizations
Develop capability to strategy progression roadmaps
Develop, Evolve, and Socialize Enterprise Architecture Principles
Develop and maintain Enterprise Current, Target, & Future State Architectures
Develop Cloud, Network, Security, and Privacy views in collaboration with other IT Functions
Develop and manage Enterprise Architecture Roadmaps
Support the development of business cases
Develop and report on health of technology landscape
MANAGEMENT COMPETENCIES Note: Edit only the technical competency portion highlighted in yellow. All other competencies listed below must remain intact.Leadership
Communication -Conveys information and ideas to others in a convincing and engaging manner through a variety of methods.
Leading Through Vision and Values - Keeps the organization's vision and values at the forefront of employee decision making and action.
Managing Change - Initiates and/or manages the change process and energizes it on an ongoing basis, taking steps to remove barriers or accelerate its pace; serves as role model for how to handle change by maintaining composure and performance level under pressure or when experiencing challenges.
Problem Solving and Decision Making - Identifies and understands issues, problems, and opportunities; obtains and compares information from different sources to draw conclusions, develops and evaluates alternatives and solutions, solves problems, and chooses a course of action.
Professional Demeanor - Exhibits behavioral styles that convey confidence and command respect from others; makes a good first impression and represents the company in alignment with its values.
Strategy Development - Develops business plans by exploring and systematically evaluating opportunities with the greatest potential for producing positive results; ensures successful preparation and execution of business plans through effective planning, organizing, and on-going evaluation processes.
Building a Successful Team -Uses an effective interpersonal style to build a cohesive team; inspires and sustains team cohesion and engagement by focusing the team on its mission and importance to the organization.
Strategy Execution – Ensures successful execution across of business plans designed to maximize customer satisfaction, profitability, and market share through effective planning, organizing, and on-going evaluation processes.
Driving for Results - Sets high standards of performance for self and/or others; assumes responsibility for work objectives; initiates, focuses, and monitors the efforts of self and/or others toward the accomplishment goals; proactively takes action and goes beyond what is required.
Customer Relationships - Develops and sustains relationships based on an understanding of customer/stakeholder needs and actions consistent with the company’s service standards.
Global Mindset - Supports employees and business partners with diverse styles, abilities, motivations, and/or cultural perspectives; utilizes differences to drive innovation, engagement and enhance business results; and ensures employees are given the opportunity to contribute to their full potential.
Strategic Partnerships - Develops collaborative relationships with fellow employees and business partners by making them feel valued, appreciated, and included; explores partnership opportunities with other people in and outside the organization; influences and leverages corporate and continental shared services and/or discipline leaders (e.g., HR, Sales & Marketing, Finance, Revenue Management) to achieve objectives; maintains effective external relations with government, business and industry in respective countries; performs effectively as a liaison between locations, disciplines, and corporate to ensure needed resources are received and corporate strategies are understood and executed.
Generating Talent and Organizational Capability
Developing Others - Plans and supports the development of others’ skills and capabilities so that they can fulfill current or future job/role responsibilities more effectively; provides high visibility to individuals with potential; offers challenging assignments that build confidence and credibility and provides such individuals with a personal vision for their future.
Organizational Capability - Evaluates and adapts the structure of assignments and work processes to best fit the needs and/or support the goals of an organizational unit.
Learning and Applying Professional Expertise
Business Acumen - Understands and utilizes business information to manage everyday operations and generate innovative solutions to approach business and administrative challenges.
Technical Acumen - Understands and utilizes professional skills and knowledge in a specific functional area to conduct and manage everyday business operations and generate innovative solutions to approach function-specific work challenges.
Event Driven Architecture
Continuous Learning - Actively identifies new areas for learning; regularly creates and takes advantage of learning opportunities; uses newly gained knowledge and skill on the job and learns through their application.
Strategy Knowledge - Understanding and utilizing professional skills and knowledge in a specific functional area to conduct and manage business operations and generate innovative solutions to approach function-specificstrategic work challenges.
California Applicants Only: The salary range for this position is $107,850.00 to $239,250.00 annually.Colorado Applicants Only: The salary range for this position is $107,850.00 to $217,498.00 annually.New York City & Westchester County, NY Applicants Only: The salary range for this position is $130,500.00 to $239,250.00 annually.Washington Applicants Only: The salary range for this position is $107,850.00 to $239,250.00 annually. In addition to the annual salary, the position will be eligible to receive an annual bonus and restricted stock units/stock grants. Employees will accrue 0.4616 PTO balance for every hour worked and eligible to receive minimum of 7 holidays annually.All locations offer coverage for medical, dental, vision, health care flexible spending account, dependent care flexible spending account, life insurance, disability insurance, accident insurance, adoption expense reimbursements, paid parental leave, educational assistance, 401(k) plan, stock purchase plan, discounts at Marriott properties, commuter benefits, employee assistance plan, and childcare discounts. Benefits are subject to terms and conditions, which may include rules regarding eligibility, enrollment, waiting period, contribution, benefit limits, election changes, benefit exclusions, and others.Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer. We believe in hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive, people-first culture. We are committed to non-discrimination on any protected basis, such as disability and veteran status, or any other basis covered under applicable law. Marriott International considers for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable federal, state and local law.Marriott International is the world’s largest hotel company, with more brands, more hotels and more opportunities for associates to grow and succeed. We believe a great career is a journey of discovery and exploration. So, we ask, where will your journey take you?
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