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Title:  Architect, Enterprise Information

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Position Title: Architect, Enterprise Information


General Summary:

As an experienced Information Architect, your mission is to create and/or lead our team of innovators and technologists in creating data architecture solutions that improve the way our business is run. This person strengthens the impact of, and provides recommendations on, business information that will need to be available and shared consistently across the organization through the identification, definition and analysis of how information assets aid strategies, process optimization and business outcomes. This technology leader will need to be a strategic thinker with the ability to breakdown a problem and strategically solve based on architectural best practices and standards.


Duties & Responsibilities:

•    Lead information architecture and data solutions to solve stated business challenges and requirements.
•    Influence information strategy: By partnering with business unit leadership, and through the rationalization of the information value chain, the information architect will provide strategic recommendations to maximize the value of information assets via their creation, access and use.
•    Maximize value derived from data and analytics: Foster value creation using the organization's data assets, as well as the external data ecosystem. This includes aiding value creation through data exploitation, envisioning data-enabled strategies, as well as enabling all forms of business outcomes through analytics, data and analytics governance, and enterprise information policy.
•    Enhance decision making: Use tools such as business information models to provide the organization with a future-state view of the information landscape that is unencumbered by the specific data implementation details imposed by proprietary solutions or technologies. Assist decision design.
•    Enable effective data and analytics governance: Suggest who can take what actions with what information, and under what circumstances. Assist data and analytics leaders, and business and IT leadership in developing information governance processes and structures.
•    Conduct enterprise information modeling: Create and manage business information models in all their forms, including conceptual models, relational database designs, message models and others.
•    Manage risk: Aid the definition of data classifications and data zoning to allow information assets to be immediately identified and proactively managed as more information becomes federated in a digital economy.
•    Enable enterprise information management: Ensure that the architecture is used as a lens and a filter to identify, prioritize and execute the data and analytic initiatives with clear line of sight to enterprise strategies and business outcomes.
•    Secure data and analytic assets: Aid in the analysis of data and analytics security requirements and solutions, and work with the information security organization to ensure that enterprise data and analytics assets are treated as protected assets.
•    Improve EIM performance: Aid efforts to improve business performance through enterprise information solutions and capabilities, such as master data management (MDM), metadata management, analytics, content management, data integration, and related information management or information infrastructure components.
•    Analyze major technology and business trends that are impacting information and data domains, and guide enterprise’ responses to disruptive forces and move toward desired business outcomes.


Additional comments relative to the accountability / impact of this position:

Information architect is strategic role within IT with global impact of driving CommScope toward information and analytics driven company.


Related Education & Experience:

preferably Bachelor’s in related curriculum such as IT or related discipline for the stated role.  Preferably 12+ Years of Related Experience most of which is in Information Technology, plus around 5 years in Specified Area.


Skills Required:

Required Knowledge and Skills
•    Effective conceptualization, pattern recognition and teaming skills.
•    Business acumen, and the ability to communicate to executives, business domain stakeholders and technical staff alike.
•    Demonstrated influence, communication, presentation and facilitation skills.
•    Experience with innovation and ideation methods, such as design thinking.
•    System integration experience, including interface design, and familiarity with web-oriented architecture techniques.
•    Deep knowledge of best practices across data-related disciplines and technologies, particularly for data architecture, data management, data governance, data warehousing.
•    Understanding of common information architecture frameworks and information models
•    Understanding of metamodels, taxonomies and ontologies, as well as of the challenges of applying structured techniques (data modeling) to less-structured sources.
•    Experience with data science concepts, as well as artificial intelligence, machine learning, predicative modeling design and implementation techniques.
•    Experience with distributed data management and analytics in cloud and hybrid environments, and also an understanding of a variety of data access and analytics approaches (for example, microservices and event-based architectures).
•    Knowledge of problem analysis, structured analysis and design, and programming techniques.
•    Ability to assess rapidly changing technologies and apply them to business needs.
•    Strong communication and persuasion skills, including the ability to create marketing and messaging materials that meet stakeholder needs.
•    Ability to analyze project, program and portfolio needs, as well as determine the resources needed to achieve objectives and overcome cross-functional barriers.


Key Behaviors and Competencies:
Candidates should:
•    Demonstrate the ability to work well with others and exhibit leadership.
•    Have a track record of remaining unbiased toward specific technologies or vendors.
•    Be an excellent communicator and collaborator, engaging with multiple technical and business stakeholders and leaders.
•    Be able to translate the information architecture contribution to business outcomes into simple briefings for use by various data-and-analytics-related roles.
•    Organizationally savvy, with a good understanding of the enterprise's political climate and how to navigate, influence and persuade political waters.
•    Ability to communicate, influence and persuade peers and leadership.
•    Ability to understand the long-term ("big picture") and short-term perspectives of situations.
•    Ability to quickly comprehend the functions and capabilities of new technologies.
•    Display intellectual curiosity and integrity.

Commscope is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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