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CTG Enterprise Architect in Rockford, Illinois

Enterprise Architect

United States

Information Technology

Nov 01, 2021Post Date

21204631Requisition #

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CTG is currently seeking an experiencedEnterprise Architect to join our team for a direct placement opportunity in the financial services industry.

Location: Remote

Hours: Must be able to work Monday – Friday during core business hours of 9am – 4pm PT

Primary Functions: Develop and maintain enterprise architecture artifacts and models that will guide decision-makers to make more informed, effective, and impactful business and technology investment decisions through strategies, roadmaps and standards for domains and products across the organization.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Understanding the long-term ("big picture strategist") and short-term (“small picture tactician”) perspectives of situations

  • Building and maintaining relationships with organizational stakeholders by leveraging consultative methods

  • Providing actionable recommendations about investment decisions, using technology to make that change happen

  • Leading and facilitating discussions about the risks and implications of product decisions across the enterprise

  • Translating business architecture and processes into technological decisions to support Product Management teams

  • Leveraging knowledge of business, operating, and financial models and frameworks

  • Creative problem-solving around product / domain-specific challenges, while thinking about the effects on the rest of the organization

  • Understanding, connecting and articulating technology implications of business goals and vice-versa

  • Demonstrating leadership qualities, self-motivation and ability to work in a collaborative team environment while navigating the political landscape

  • Facilitating difficult conversations, having a holistic and empathetic mindset, bringing concepts to life through presentations, showcasing excellent written, verbal, and presentation skills

  • Developing to-be architectures as part of curating a domain’s artifacts

  • Developing architectural and technical standards

  • Developing transition architecture to guide migration between as-is and to-be architectures

  • Creating roadmaps and strategies for long-term planning

  • Leading discussions with vendors, value added resellers (VARs), and other 3rd parties

  • Serving as a visionary in the field of the enterprise architecture discipline

  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Bachelors degree in Information Systems Management, Business Management, Computer Science, Engineering or related field or equivalent in technical training and/or work experience.

  • Knowledge of Enterprise Architecture Fundamentals; exposure to Enterprise Architecture software tools desired.

  • Management/technology consulting experience.

  • Ten years progressive experience working closely with Information Management or related fields with at least 3 of those spent in an EA role and with at least two years in a senior role.

  • Modifying certified EA frameworks to make it practical for the organizational needs.

  • Banking or Credit Union environment industry experience.

  • Familiarity with Agile process development and Product Management methodologies.

  • Intermediate to expert experience in SQL, Microsoft Excel (charting, graphing, pivot tables), Microsoft Visio (process flow diagrams), Microsoft Power Point and Microsoft Share Point.

  • Knowledge of Enterprise Architecture Fundamentals; exposure to Enterprise Architecture software tools desired.

To be considered, please immediately apply to this requisition using the link provided. Kindly forward to any other interested parties—thank you!

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CTG’s Benefits Plan allows you to select insurance coverage that best suits your lifestyle, and take part in our savings programs and educational plans. We offer Flexible Spending Accounts, a 401(k) Retirement Plan, and an Employee Stock Purchase plan. Our educational plan comprises access to more than 2,000 web-based technical, professional and business development courses.

CTG is a leading provider of digital transformation solutions and services that accelerate clients' project momentum and achievement of their desired IT and business outcomes. Our vision is to be an indispensable partner to our clients and the preferred career destination for digital and technology experts. CTG has operations in North America, South America, Western Europe, and India. For more information, visit www.ctg.com.

Our culture is a direct result of the people who work at CTG, the values we hold, and the actions we take. In other words, our people are the culture. It's a living, breathing thing that is renewed every day through the ways we engage with each other, our clients, and our communities. Part of our mission is to cultivate a workplace that attracts and develops the best people, reflected by our recognition as a Great Place to Work-certified company across many of our global operations.

CTG will consider for employment all qualified applicants including those with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of all applicable local, state, and federal laws.

CTG is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. CTG will assure equal opportunity and consideration to all applicants and employees in recruitment, selection, placement, training, benefits, compensation, promotion, transfer, and release of individuals without regard to race, creed, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, age, disability, marital or veteran status, citizenship status, or any other discriminatory factors as required by law. Our Affirmative Action program serves to promote occupational equality and diversity through good faith efforts. CTG is fully committed to promoting employment opportunities for members of protected classes.

Additional Information

  • Job Function: Technical Architecture

  • Education Level: Bachelor's Degree (±16 years)

  • Work Remote: Yes

  • Travel: No