IT Architecture (EC11012)

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Salary : RMB600000 - RMB700000
Location : Shanghai
Post Date :
Employment Type : Permanent
Job Order Number : EC11012
Line of Business : IT & Technology

Description :

The Company

Fortune 500 company listed in US

The role


  • Work with APAC business leaders and their teams to understand business needs and determine the right IT solution to meet their needs. Timely solution provided to APAC business stakeholders with satisfactory result.
  • Balance short term business need and long term Enterprise Architecture strategic alignment to pick the right technology & solution platform(s) to achieve the IT solution
  • Evaluate Build vs. Buy, On Premise vs. SaaS implementation options & recommend the right solution option with proper justification
  • Understand & promote the re-use of architectural & solution building blocks principle in solution designs to achieve faster speed to market & operational efficiency
  • Estimate total cost of ownership & one time project costs for new ideas originating from the business leaders involving IT systems
  • Provide a high level oversight over development practices to ensure adherence to application development lifecycle best practices
  • Drive RFI/RFP & technology selection processes with technology solution providers for new solutions
  • Drive re-use of already defined product & technology standards in the company & identify new standards in areas where standards do not exist. Participate in the standards governance process & provide input into setting new standards
  • Evaluate portfolio health and offer recommendations to IT leaders on improving overall portfolio health
  • Manage & maintain overall APAC region application & technology landscape. Understand how the landscape will evolve in both near term (6 months – 1 yr.) & long term (1 yr. – 3 yrs.)
  • Build & maintain business & technology capability roadmaps for applications used in APAC
  • Proactively identify & drive application rationalization activities in the APAC region with a goal to reduce TCO
  • Work closely with other application owners in the regional business units, business leaders, global infrastructure, global information security, global Enterprise Architecture COE team & regional IT leaders on setting the future direction of IT in the region
  • Being a voice of Asia in global Enterprise Architecture COE team to ensure Asia requirements are considered in the global process design, and global solutions has “Asia First” being a key consideration.

Your Profile


  • Degree in Computer Science (or equivalent)
  • Minimum 7 year experience in information technology.
  • Experience in system analysis/architecture/proposal required
  • Has good technical knowledge of the inner workings of commodity technology platforms such as Microsoft IIS, Oracle & MySQL RDBMS, Hadoop, Exchange, Portals/Portlets, WebSphere MQ, WebSphere ESB among others
  • Understanding of SOA, object oriented analysis & design, client/server & web applications
  • Has good functional knowledge of common ERP & MRP platforms such as SAP, QAD, & KHOST
  • Has experience in non-ERP/MRP platforms such as Business Intelligence, SharePoint, Mobile App development tools
  • Basic knowledge of information principles & policies, understanding of application development methodologies and different estimating model techniques
  • Ability to define multiple solution options for business problems
  • Ability to translate business need into solution architecture requirements
  • Ability to understand long term and short term perspectives of situations
  • Excellent interpersonal skills in areas of teamwork, facilitation & negotiation
  • Strong English and Chinese written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience in working in MNCs in Asia/China

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