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Rancho Cordova CA Full Time Posted: Monday, 20 March 2017
 
 
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VSP Global is comprised of five complementary businesses that combine high-quality eye care insurance, high-fashion eyewear, customized lenses, ophthalmic technology and retail solutions, with employees in over 23 countries. No matter the role, we're all focused on a singular mission: to help people see. Learn more by visiting https://vspglobal.com/cms/careers/

General Summary

Lead Software Enterprise Architecture initiatives across VSP Global. Drive Architecture and Technology convergence, focusing on economies of scale to ensure the right technologies and platforms are deployed to achieve strategic business outcomes and are adaptable to future needs. Provide software technical leadership across VSP Global to facilitate innovation in new software-based solutions.

Essential Functions

Publish and maintain the enterprise architectural standards for technical system(s) and solution development to ensure best functionality, possibly including but not limited to: security, performance, scalability, extensibility, interoperability, and usability

Provide consultative expertise and leadership to influence VSP Global in the design, development, and execution of technology initiatives; provide architectural design, planning, at the enterprise level, with the use of sketches, models, prototypes, and/or reference models for easy interpretation

Determine how new technology solutions should be built and how technology should be built in order to reside across multiple solutions/projects to maximize efficiency and effectiveness ultimately resulting in technical design(s), and plan(s) for even the most complex of problems, to reside across problems or for technical issues existing across the VSP Global enterprise

Facilitate architectural guidance and advice to ensure all aspects of development process (technical designs, solutions, planning, implementation) meet architectural guidelines, minimize costs, are built in a speed-to-market manner, align with the future technology strategy, and are adaptable to future technology solutions.

Be technical expert, sought after for technical expertise and guidance for the most complex and advanced technology content to fulfill alignment between business and technology strategy, and to provide optimal technology functioning for the business

Ensure enterprise systems functioning is optimal; review/analyze, and improve on existing systems

Key contributor and influencer on new technology platform adoption; seek out and explore new technologies for possible implementation to further improve user experiences, enterprise integration, performance and scalability, and system qualities and development efficiencies

Perform analysis for technical planning, and technology formation to continuously meet the needs of the business, creating comprehensive technology formulation across GTS, including but not limited to cost - benefit analysis, technical components research and comparison

Promote technology reuse throughout the enterprise for best technology functioning, technological interoperability, and support of budget

May conduct proof of concept for technology tools or components

Mitigate risks pertaining to technical plans possibly due to management of product development flow or interoperability across the enterprise

Maintain currency of deep technology knowledge; introduce applicable technology in alignment with VSP goals and for creative solutions

Introduce innovative ideas for technology projects, solutions, or planning while maintaining low cost structure

Job Specifications

Typically has the following skills or abilities:

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent experience

Twelve years of experience in related field

Expertise in enterprise-wide technology and system integration

Excellent technological vision

Read and write current programming languages; excellent knowledge of current development and production cycles/processes

Excellent knowledge of software and systems design patterns and understanding of how and when to apply them

Broad knowledge of the systems across the enterprise

Excellent planning and facilitation skills

Experience leading technology projects; demonstrated ability to collaborate, direct, mentor and train others to optimal outcomes

Strong business process knowledge

Strategic view of where business is headed and how technology may be

leveraged to attain business goals

Strong verbal and written communication skills; ability to communicate complex issues using simple concepts adjusted to audience and their skills

Excellent analytical and conceptual design skills; strong problem-solving skills; excellent creative thinking, developing skills and takes initiative

Requires broad knowledge of current and future technology developments and trends

Data Modeling skills

Excellent organization and time management skills

Ability to influence organizational best practices to better suit organization needs

Identify and mitigate risks; contribute to risk management plan

Ability to regularly exercise discretion and independent judgment in the performance of his/her job duties

Preferred Skills

  • Experience developing Information Security Systems, overseeing and verifying system security and vulnerablity analyses and reisk assessments
  • Experience identifying integration issues and developing requirements for LAN s, WAN s, VPN s, Routers firewalls and related security and network devices (SaaS, PaaS, IaaS, public cloud, private cloud and hybrid cloud solutions
  • Network Security, Network Protocols, Networking Standards, Supervision, Conceptual Skills, Decision Making, Informing Others, Functional and Technical Skills, Dependability, Information Security Policies, ISO 2700X, NIST, PCI, OWASP
  • Experience developing Information Security Systems, overseeing and verifying system security and vulnerablity analyses and reisk assessments.
  • Experience identifying integration issues and developing requirements for LAN s, WAN s, VPN s, Routers firewalls and related security and network devices (SaaS, PaaS, IaaS, public cloud, private cloud and hybrid cloud solutions.
  • Network Security, Network Protocols, Networking Standards, Supervision, Conceptual Skills, Decision Making, Informing Others, Functional and Technical Skills, Dependability, Information Security Policies, ISO 2700X, NIST, PCI, OWASP

Working Conditions/Physical Demands

The working environment is generally favorable lighting and temperature is adequate, and there are no hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust etc.

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job grade.

The information above describes the general nature of the position and serves as a summary of the typical job functions. It's not a comprehensive list of all possible job responsibilities, tasks, or duties.

VSP Global is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to gender, race, color, religion, sex, national orgin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability or protected veteran status. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.


Rancho Cordova CA, United States of America
IT
VSP
VSP
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3/20/2017 5:27:44 PM


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