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IT Enterprise Architect- Remote

Dallas, TX, US, 75244

Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope
OBE Corporate



Job ID:  434041


Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope® is the leading supplier of products specified to close the building envelope. They include: custom-engineered curtain wall and window wall, architectural windows, storefront systems, doors, skylights and architectural glass.


Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope’s vision is to be the leading supplier of its kind in the world. And we are implementing SAP to capture efficiencies like never before. That’s where our technology professionals come in. The SAP implementation team will create a real competitive advantage based on what’s possible, not on the way we have always done it. They will help us improve the customer experience, improve decision-making, and increase revenue. You can be at the forefront of the future of OBE.


This role can be based anywhere in the United States.  If you’re an SAP implementation professional with a keen eye for the big picture, come join this industry leader!


Job Summary 


The enterprise architect provides technology guidance, road maps, principles, standards, and best practices relating to functional and technical use of software packages and hardware devices necessary to fulfill the growth and security needs of Oldcastle Building Envelope.  The architect must be experienced in landscapes that have SAP HANA cloud technologies at their core.


The incumbent develops and maintains the high-level design plan for the overall logical and technical IT architecture. This individual will provide technical leadership and consulting across the organization, from strategic decision-making down to the project planning level. The Architect will gain organizational commitment for all high-level enterprise and solution architecture plans, and initiate and participate in projects to evaluate technologies and methods for implementing these plans.


Job Responsibilities 


  • Provides overall direction, guidance, and definition of IT architecture to effectively support the business, IT, and security strategies.
  • Understand functionality of multiple SAP public and private cloud offerings and how the modules and capabilities work together to complete end-to-end processes.
  • Design and oversees technical architecture of SAP hosted offerings
  • Establishes and oversees the architecture team, including the recruitment, development, and maintenance of the architecture staff.
  • Leads programs to develop, maintain, and govern the enterprise and solution architecture across the organization.
  • Defines, explains, and advocates technology strategy.
  • Leads and facilitates the creation of governing principles to guide EA decision making.
  • Maintain in-depth knowledge of company’s strategic business plans.
  • Document and develop in-depth knowledge of company’s existing IT architecture/infrastructure, and technology portfolio.
  • Ensures the conceptual completeness of the technical solutions.
  • Approves modification of the enterprise architecture to accommodate project needs.
  • Advises on options, risks, costs versus benefits, system impacts, and technology priorities.
  • Consults with project teams to fit projects to enterprise architecture, as well as to identify when it is necessary to modify the enterprise architecture.
  • Directs the research and evaluation of emerging technology, industry, and market trends.
  • Approves the tools and components used within the enterprise.
  • Collaborates with project management and IT leaders to ensure progress towards architectural alignment with project goals and requirements.
  • Defines the skills, competencies in the skills, and talents for architecture team members, and works with human resources to acquire staff.
  • Design, develop, and oversee implementation of end-to-end integrated systems.
  • Develop and execute test plans to check infrastructure and systems technical performance. Report on findings and make recommendations for improvement.




  • 10+ years in Senior IT Architecture role relating in SAP centric organizations
  • BA or BS Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or related field (Graduate Degree preferred)
  • Evidence of successfully managing diverse teams (e.g., outsourced, multi-vendor, or geographically distributed).
  • Ability to partner with CXO stakeholders to develop business cases, architecture and deployment roadmaps focused on SAP solutions to deliver thoughtful IT solutions to customer business.
  • Strong knowledge of hardware and software evaluation principles and practice.
  • Strong spoken and written articulation skills for business and IT leadership stakeholders.
  • Good knowledge of applicable data privacy practices and laws.
  • Exceptional analytical, conceptual, and problem-solving abilities.  Ability to manage and deliver multiple priorities in a constrained timeline.
  • Leadership skills with ability to influence and negotiate internal and external stakeholders.
  • 25% travel required through deployment, as necessary after deployment


What OBE Offers You


  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion



About OBE


OBE has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of family businesses, regional companies, and large enterprises that together form the OBE family. OBE operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large organization.


If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!


OBE is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope is an E-Verify Employer.



Date Posted:  Jul 21, 2022

Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

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