Primary Job Function:
For large projects with multiple systems, the application architect is responsible for aligning technology solutions with business strategies, working primarily with management and technical specialists across functional disciplines. Participates in the development of the Abbott infrastructure and understands the impact and needs of the applications. Supports the application and technical specialists in the multi-system application architecture and has a thorough understanding of available technology, tools and existing designs for the applications involved and the impact upon each other.
Core Job Responsibilities:
Responsible for compliance with applicable Corporate and Divisional Policies and procedures.
Leads teams consisting of other functional groups within the Abbott IT organization to establish technical strategies and the tactical plans to be positioned for the current and future needs of the business.
Evaluates application system needs across multiple systems and develops corresponding application and logical data architectures and standards.
Provides strategic consultancy support to clients, Senior Application Technical Specialists and other technical architects in all aspects of enabling technologies to meet business needs. Provides expertise on application architecture design or improvements in the area of Procure to Pay, that include Sourcing & contract Management, Operational Procurement, Inventory & Warehouse management, Invoice & Payable Management and Globalization. Provide expertise in SAP MM, SRM, LIV & Accounts Payable and cross functional integration with Order To Cash, Supply Chain Management and Record To Report. Considers the performance impact of the architecture. Collaborates with hardware, network and database architects to research new technologies and make recommendations to management on these new technologies at Abbott. Facilitates the purchase and introduction of new technologies.
Communicates and educates the technical and business communities on current architectures and technologies and industry trends.
Performs technical oversight of implementation projects to assure alignment with architecture and technology standards. Collaborates with the hardware, network and database architects in application design and implementation.
Works closely with product vendors ensuring strategic and architectural fit, and ability of product to scale in order to meet Abbott requirements.
Position Accountability / Scope:
Works on projects and support that could impact up to 60,000 Abbott employees and multimillion dollar projects.
Bachelor’s Degree/ Master’s Degree preferred.
Minimum Experience / Training Required:
12 years relevant experience including 3 years as Application Architect.
IT Services & Solutions Delivery
GIS Global Information Services
United States > Waukegan : J46 Floor-2
Yes, 10 % of the Time
SIGNIFICANT WORK ACTIVITIES:
Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day), Keyboard use (greater or equal to 50% of the workday)
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