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Job Number 23030964Job Category Information TechnologyLocation Marriott International HQ, 7750 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, Maryland, United StatesSchedule Full-TimeLocated Remotely? YRelocation? NPosition Type ManagementJOB SUMMARYAs Marriott continues the journey of designing a next generation enterprise architecture, we are looking for strong, visionary Platform Architects who can help define our cloud first architecture. We are looking for someone with extensive experience in designing revenue generating platforms for large enterprises such as Marriott. This role will require strong collaboration skills and ability to be a self-starter. The candidate should have been heavily involved in designing at least one multi-year architectural transformation for a large enterprise. Essential candidate skillsets should include technologies such as NoSQL, RDBMS, Streaming, Eventing and REST/GraphQL. Experience designing architectures in one of the major cloud providers such as AWS or Azure is strongly desired.CANDIDATE PROFILEEducation and ExperienceRequired:

Minimum 10 years’ experience creating Architecture roadmaps and operational models that span the Technology, Application and Data layers for complex, high-available systems in Java, Mobile, COTS and/or Mainframe environments.

Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience/certifications.

10+ years relevant experience in building large enterprise systems.

Has worked on large enterprise transformation programs.

10+ years relevant experience in the management and governance of Enterprise Platforms

Demonstrated experience of having driven large multi-year, enterprise-wide architectural transformations successfully.

Expert in making architectural decisions when faced with competing business and technology choices.

In depth knowledge of various cloud technologies involved in large enterprise initiatives

Strong communication skills and ability to present complex technology choices to a diverse audience and key stakeholders


Experience authoring IT standards, frameworks and patterns across the Technology, Application and Data architecture domains

Experience in developing and implementing strategic IT technologies and related processes, procedures, and decision support.

Experience with business requirements gathering/analysis.

In-depth technical experience with network, PC, and platform operating systems.

Excellent technical knowledge of current systems software, protocols, and standards.

Expert knowledge of programming languages.

Experience in varied technologies (e.g., client server architecture, mobile infrastructures, enterprise and workgroup server platforms, Web applications, etc.)

Experience in project definition and management

Strong knowledge of the best available tools, software, applications, and systems for attaining best-in-class IT technology across the enterprise.

Extensive experience in multiple technical infrastructure design areas and in technology management.

Experience in core enterprise applications, application development tools.

Knowledge of software evaluation principles and practices.

Project planning and management experience.

Excellent understanding of change management and testing requirements, techniques, and tools.

Ability to create constructive relationships, influence, and communicate (to project team, IT management, and non-technical staff).

Ability to lead complex, cross-functional problem-solving initiatives.

Experience in researching emerging technologies and trends, standards, and products.

CORE WORK ACTIVITIESManaging the Day-To-Day Architecture

Develops long-term strategic goals for architecture vision and standards in conjunction with users, productt managers, clients, and other key stakeholders.

Assesses and determines governance, stewardship, and frameworks across the organization.

Creates short-term tactical solutions to achieve long-term objectives and an overall architecture roadmap.

Conducts capacity planning, life cycle, duration, usage requirements, feasibility studies, and other tasks.

Identifies and develops opportunities for technology reuse, migration, or retirement.

Developing and Maintaining Requirements and Standards

Develops and promotes architecture methodologies and standards.

Defines requirements to implement the appropriate tools, software, applications, and systems to support technology goals.

Defines requirements for tracking data quality, completeness, redundancy, and improvement in collaboration with the Service Providers.

Defines requirements to promote the success of enterprise-level application rollouts (e.g. ERP, SCM, CRM, SAP, etc.).

Defines requirements to address issues in regards to systems integration, compatibility, and multiple-platform integration.

Defines requirements to develop and implement key components as needed to create testing criteria in order to guarantee the fidelity and performance of architecture.

Defines requirements to create strategies and plans for security, backup, disaster recovery, business continuity, and archiving.

Documents architectures and environments in order to maintain a current and accurate technology views

Defines requirements to verify that strategies and architectures are in regulatory compliance.

Building Successful Relationships

Collaborates with project managers and business unit leaders for all projects

Acts as a leader and advocate of architecture processes and standards, including coaching, training, and career development to staff.

Liaises with vendors and Service Providers to select the products or services that best meet company goals.


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.

Managing Execution

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.

Building Relationships

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 -Supports the development of other’s skills and capabilities so that they can fulfill current or future job/role responsibilities more effectively.

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

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.

Technical Acumen - Understanding and utilizing 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

Technical Intelligence - Knowledge and ability to define and apply appropriate technology to enhance business process

Development Methodologies - Knowledge of SAFe/Agile framework and the application tiers within the development space.

Information Security - Knowledge of the security considerations relevant within the development space, including industry best practices related to information security

Business Acumen - Understands and utilizes business information to manage everyday operations and generate innovative solutions to approach business and administrative challenges.

Basic Competencies - Fundamental competencies required for accomplishing basic work activities.

Basic Computer Skills - Using basic computer hardware and software (e.g., personal computers, word processing software, Internet browsers, etc.).

Mathematical Reasoning - The ability to add, subtract, multiply, or divide quickly, correctly, and in a way that allows one to solve work-related issues.

Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.

Writing - Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.

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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