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Director, Enterprise Architecture

Chicago, IL, USA | Jones Lang LaSalle

  • Industry:
    Real Estate
  • Position Type:
    Full-Time
  • Functions:
    General Management
    IT / Information Technology
  • Experience:
    7-10 years
Job Description:
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As an ideal candidate, you will own the effort of developing and maintaining the high-level target state design for application architecture and Regional/Business variations in conjunction with enterprise. You will provide technical leadership across the Line of business on strategic decisions and application architecture and assist in driving organizational commitment to the strategic enterprise application roadmap and initiatives. You will have a Commercial Mindset to Create Value proposition, Total Cost of Ownership views for applications and technologies across Line of Business. You will lead the evaluation of Applications for compliance with focus on security, controls, data integrity and application availability.You will also participate in hands on technical POC’s and evaluations of prospective new technologies and assist in the creation of implementable frameworks, SDK’s and starter kits for our Global engineering teams to leverage.


Sound like you? Before you apply it’s worth knowing what we are looking for:


Conversant with agile methodologies 

Strong verbal and communication skills

Strong analytical skills, problem solving skills

Ability to develop consensus across teams and stakeholders  

Broad knowledge and experience with multiple technologies such as .NET, Javascript, Modern Web Technologies (SPA, React, Angular etc…), application servers, API Management, integration hubs, nTier, database management systems and open source trends

Broad Knowledge of cloud and related technologies (Azure/AWS)

Clear understanding of object-oriented design principles

Experience with mapping non-functional requirements to applications 

Strong database design and implementation knowledge

Strong skills in developing Enterprise standards and producing architectural artifacts 

Ability to keep pace with the technologies and adopt them in the applications developed

Assists in driving organizational commitment to the strategic enterprise application roadmap and initiatives

Leads transformation initiatives to evaluate technologies and delivers roadmaps for implementing these plans

Provides inputs and participates in developing Enterprise solutions

Runs local application governance by being embedded in specific programs 

Preferred Qualifications:


Prior experience with Streaming Data technologies 

Experience with Containerization 

Exposure to open source frameworks and their adoption in enterprise solutions 

Experience with enterprise integrations with API, event based& cloud based product suites 

Bachelor's degree in Information Technology / Related Field

8+ years of IT experience with at least 3 years in a lead developer or architectural capacity

2+ years of experience in Solution Architecture


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