Enterprise Architect, Corporate Systems (Remote) at Abercrombie & Fitch Co.
Abercrombie & Fitch Co. is a portfolio of five global, renowned lifestyle brands: Abercrombie & Fitch, abercrombie kids, Hollister, Gilly Hicks and Social Tourist. We reach customers across 120+ countries and strive to create inclusive, welcoming, omni-channel experiences for our global customers.
How do we do it? Every day, our associates show up and empower one another to stay curious and think big. As a team of relentless innovators, we aren’t afraid to dream boldly. We are accountable and aim to the highest caliber to understand, push boundaries and embrace change. We coach, mentor, care, and bring our best selves every day because we are in this together. Whether you lead yourself, a team, or the company, everyone is a leader at A&F.
Primary responsibility of the architect is to work within the A&F IT and business community to ensure systems are architected utilizing industry best practices, and within the guidelines set forth by A&F.
Support Full System/Solutions architecture needs for our corporate applications space, inclusive of solution discovery and planning for moving custom capabilities into other systems if required. Enterprise Architects work to create options, macro level designs and solve large enterprise problems within our enterprise. Person should be saavy in working with 3rd party partners to deliver the capability and strive to get us to a zero-customization goal for our future HCM cloud project. Experience with RPA, modern integrations platforms and finance systems a plus! This individual should bring a high level of industry and platform expertise to offer best practices and support new ways of working for our teams. Facilitate design patterns which support reuse, test driven development, and simplification of software packages within the organization. Work with local (specific platform) architects and other enterprise architects to design solutions which meet enterprise standards inclusive of integration standards, and drive to the next.
What will you be doing?
Team up application architects, project managers, BAs, 3rd party partners and other enterprise
Identify risks and dependencies and collaborate with architects, developers and business stakeholders to design a path forward
Develop a strategic executable roadmap with 3rd party partner for how to phase in core HR systems customization removal and migration to cloud based HCM.
Serve as an advanced technical leader and as such, a role model both technically and behaviorally
Document architectural standards and design patterns for reference in decision-making, development and build practices. Ensure leverage and use of the architectural practices, devOps and other standards are built into future and existing projects
Partner with the infrastructure and Security teams on reviews of solutions design, network, role provisioning, and transformation efforts to ensure proper scope, resources and costs allocated for need
What will you need to bring?
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field and 15+ years experience in various roles of technical leadership within a large-scale organization
Experience with Cloud HCM, Peoplesoft HR/Finance required
Personal Attributes: Self-starter, Collaborative, Curious, highly motivated, Team oriented
Proactive solution orientation with a drive to overcome obstacles
Exceptional interpersonal skills, including teamwork, facilitation, and negotiation
Excellent analytical and technical skills
ABERCROMBIE & FITCH CO. IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
This position is not open to applicants residing in or otherwise based in the State of Colorado. The work location is flexible if approved by the Company, except that the position may not be performed remotely from within the State of Colorado.