Enterprise Holdings Lead Architect in St. Louis, Missouri
Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veterans
The Information Technology (I.T.) division of Enterprise Holdings builds and implements powerful solutions that help to drive and support the global operations of our brands and businesses, including Alamo Rent A Car, Enterprise Rent-A-Car and National Car Rental. With 9,000 branch locations across the world and more than 97,000 employees, Enterprise Holdings and its affiliates own and operate almost 1.9 million cars and trucks.
Here, you will be part of a team that creates and delivers leading-edge technologies and expansive systems that impact every aspect of our growing businesses. We provide the resources to enable and develop our more than 2,000 innovative I.T. professionals in a variety of career paths. This is where it all starts. All systems GO!
We have an exciting opportunity within the Mobility R&D team for a Lead Architect who will help evolve our rental branch technologies and overall renter experience to the next level. As a Lead Architect you will be responsible for understanding and translating business requirements to architectural blueprints that align with our overall technology vision. You must use your broad technical knowledge to lead solution design and serve as a subject matter expert in more than one area of responsibility. You will participate in defining, developing, and implementing standards, processes and procedures for the team. You will be asked to stay current in emerging technology trends and be willing to move past old technology when appropriate. As a Lead Architect, you will guard the organization from technological pitfalls by applying expertise to differentiate high impact from low-value or fad trends in design. You will be also provide mentorship and guidance to less senior team members which will aid in their development.
The Mobility R&D team focuses on the development and implementation of mobile solutions of our 9,000+ rental locations to include tablet, kiosk, and handheld devices, among others. These solutions provide our rental employees the ability to engage with our customers away from the traditional counter environment, and enhance the overall business process and customer experience.
Day to day responsibilities will include:
Working closely with various mobile devices, peripherals and accessory manufacturers to keep a pulse of new solutions and trends in the mobile space
Identifying and evaluating mobile technologies/solutions; analyzing trade-offs, IE maturity, performance, schedule, and cost
Generating architectural blueprints and functional specifications to guide our Engineering and Application development teams through the development phase
Collaborating with peers and leadership to negotiate and influence strategic roadmaps for our mobile solutions
Must be presently authorized to work in the U.S. without a requirement for work authorization sponsorship by our company for this position now or in the future
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Management Information Systems, or related field
8+ years of professional experience as an Architect or similar role
Strong knowledge in hardware architecture of smart phones, tablets, and other mobile devices
Experience working with the Android platform and its ecosystem
Demonstrated leadership experience in researching, developing, and driving future strategic direction through a data driven approach
Experience in the identification, evaluation, and presentation of emerging mobile technologies, devices, and peripherals
Experience in building relationships with B2B mobile device partners and custom manufactures to identify new technology opportunities as well as fulfill current requirements
Strong knowledge of consumer and enterprise mobile architectures, trends, emerging technologies and platforms
Must exhibit a leadership style that exhibits high energy, strategic thinking, collaboration, direct communication and results orientation
Must be committed to incorporating security into all decisions and daily job responsibilities
Experience with rugged or enterprise grade handhelds, tablets, printers, and payment devices
Experience with iOS platform and its ecosystem
Understanding of network connectivity including LAN and WAN architectures
Knowledge of mobile device management (MDM) solutions, such as AirWatch, MobileIron and/or Soti
Requisition Number: 2017-207107
Street 2: St. Louis
External Company URL: www.erac.com