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Staff Enterprise Architect FI

  • GE Power
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/24/2017 4:16:06 PM
  • 2793766
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Power Information Technology
Location(s): Slovakia ; Bratislava

About Us:
GE Power is a world leader in power generation with deep domain expertise that helps customers deliver
electricity from a wide spectrum of fuel sources. We are transforming the electricity industry with the digital
power plant, the world’s largest & most efficient gas turbine, full balance of plant solutions and our dataleveraging
software. Our innovative technologies and digital offerings help make power and water more
affordable, reliable, accessible and sustainable.

Role Summary:
You will be working on multiple projects as a project leader or internal consultant. You will work on projects for components of the domain.

Essential Responsibilities:
• Participate in the domain technical and business discussions relative to future architect direction.
• Assist in the analysis, design and development of a roadmap and implementation based upon a current vs. future state in a cohesive architecture viewpoint.
• Gather and analyze data and develop architectural requirements at project level.
• Participate in the EA (Enterprise Architecture) governance model.
• Support the development software and data delivery platforms that are service-oriented with reusable components that can be orchestrated together into different methods for different businesses.
• Research and evaluate emerging technology, industry and market trends to assist in project development and/or operational support activities.

• Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or in “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) (or equivalent knowledge/experience)
• Strong professional experience in SAP (including 1-2 full cycle deployments)
• Must be willing to travel 25%-30%

Desired Characteristics:
• Strong experience with SAP Finance & Controlling with background in delivery, deployment and change management
• Deep understanding and working knowledge of SAP deployment cutovers spanning diverse teams and integrated systems
• Experience with a large transformational effort is desired. Proven experience in leading global teams and working effectively in a matrix organization model
• Strong communication skills, ability to develop partnership with cross functional teams and develop an inclusive & collaborative environment
• Experience working with remote/global teams and ability to travel as needed to ensure success of the projects
• Practical exposure to, and experienced in, IT Service Management with process oriented perspective
• Experience with driving Agile delivery execution leveraging DevOps principles across a global team
• Strong ability to guide and influence a highly matrixed and cross-functional team
• Ability to manage and drive change across the organization. Be able to motivate the team and drive clear accountability & responsibility within the team.
• Excellent negotiating and influencing skills at all levels of the organization.
• Knowledge of ITIL is a benefit
• SAP certification in Finance & Controlling is a benefit
• Understands technical and business discussions relative to future architecture direction aligning with business goals.
• Understands concepts of setting and driving architecture direction.
• Familiar with elements of gathering architecture requirements.
• Understands architecture standards concepts to apply to project work.
• Extensive experience running large scale SAP rollouts in mid to large size enterprises
• Strong hands on experience in SAP delivery methodologies including ASAP
• Ability to understand end to end solutions extending beyond SAP modules
• Strong business and systems acumen with clear thinking abilities to drive desired outcomes
• Excellent project management skills with tools like MS Project, Smartsheet etc.
• Expertise in data conversion tools like BackOffice, LSMWs etc.
• Knowledge of Sap processes in Finance & Controlling as well in the customizing activities.
• Knowledge of Sabrix and customizing of the tool.

Business Acumen:

• Understand key cross-functional concepts that impact the organization; is aware of business priorities and organizational dynamics.
• Demonstrate knowledge of business' structure and the interplay of functions to support business goals; demonstrate knowledge of the business products, key processes, suppliers, customers and market/competitors.


• Coaches and mentors team members.
• Familiar with concepts of costing hardware and software components. Works to assure work is on-time and within budget.
• Delivers tasks on-time with alignment to architectural goals. Can identify and raise issues, risks and benefits.
• Participates in change initiatives by implementing new directions and providing appropriate information and feedback.
• Collaborates with project management on reporting project status, issues, risks and benefits. Meets with project leaders and software development Leaders to ensure progress towards architectural alignment with project goals and requirements.
• Ensures understanding of issues and presents clear rationale.

Personal Attributes:

• Applies values, policies, procedures and precedent to make timely, routine decisions of limited, clear choice.
• Reacts open-mindedly to new perspectives or ideas. Considers different or unusual solutions when appropriate.
• Resolves day-to-day issues related to strategy implementation. Escalates issues that impact the client and/or strategic initiatives.

Locations: Slovakia ; Bratislava

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
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