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Enterprise Applications Architect

California State University, Los Angeles
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Apr 12, 2024

Job Details

Enterprise Applications Architect

Job No: 537150
Work Type: Staff
Location: Los Angeles
Categories: Unit 9 - CSUEU - Technical Support Services, Administrative, Probationary, Full Time

Job No: 537150; 4/12/2024

Analyst Programmer- Expert
Information Technology Services

Salary Range: $7,020 - $13,594/Monthly (Budgeted Hiring Salary Range: $10,000 - $12,083/Monthly)

Work Schedule: Full-Time, Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; exempt classification.

Essential Functions: Under the general direction of the Senior Director of Enterprise Applications for Information Technology Services (ITS), the incumbent leads the design and implementation of enterprise-level software solutions for Cal State LA's modernization and growth needs. As a critical member of the Enterprise Applications team, the incumbent provides strategic planning, operational guidance, and implementation leadership to campus units, offering best-fit solutions to campus administrative and academic business needs. In addition, the incumbent will also be a champion for building the cloud-first strategy and implementing best-in-class cloud solutions and integrations that deliver web services and application platforms that meet end-user needs. The incumbent will collaborate with cross-functional teams, providing technical leadership and guidance to ensure our applications are scalable, secure, and efficient, supporting the university's long-term strategic objectives. This role offers a unique opportunity to significantly impact our technological evolution and the success of our business.

Required Qualifications & Experience: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field from a four-year accredited college or university. Proven experience as an Enterprise Applications Architect or a similar role within a large organization. Minimum of ten years of technical knowledge and working experience in software design and architecture, including experience with architectural principles, design patterns, application frameworks, and development methodologies. Minimum of ten years of technical experience with enterprise relational database systems such as Oracle or equivalent. Experience with enterprise-level application integration and enterprise service bus (ESB) technologies; with cloud technologies (e.g., AWS, Azure, GCP) and microservices architecture; PeopleSoft modules such as Campus Systems, HCM, and Financials; and in customization, integration, and performance tuning of PeopleSoft applications. Strong understanding of PeopleSoft architecture and modules and proficiency in SQL and database concepts. The incumbent must have strong expertise in designing and implementing enterprise-level applications and systems; and in PeopleTools, PeopleCode, Application Engine, Component Interface, Integration Broker, and other PeopleSoft development tools. Proficiency in various programming languages, databases, technologies, and enterprise software systems. The incumbent must have in-depth knowledge of security and compliance standards related to enterprise applications. The incumbent must have excellent analytical, problem-solving, critical thinking, and decision-making skills; excellent communication skills, working collaboratively with cross-functional teams and conveying complex technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders. The incumbent must have the ability to perform simultaneous tasks without degradation in work integrity; and act decisively under stressful situations. The incumbent must have a demonstrated interest and/or ability to work in a multicultural/multiethnic environment. A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the California State University. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current California State University employees who may apply for the position.

California State University, Los Angeles, as part of the CSU system, is a State of California Employer. As such, the University requires all employees upon date of hire to reside in the State of California.

As of January 1, 2022 the CSU Out-of-State Employment Policy prohibits the hiring of employees to perform CSU-related work outside the state of California.

Desired Qualifications: A graduate degree from an accredited college or university. Experience working in higher education. Demonstrated broad, state-of-the-art technology awareness that can be applied creatively to business problems and opportunities. Demonstrated experience in data integration and the specification of data services; a wide range of application software packages, working knowledge of IT-related products and services, and general knowledge of other areas of IT; and with PeopleSoft Fluid User Interface. Knowledge of PeopleSoft Update Manager (PUM) and PeopleSoft Integration Broker; of the systems development life cycle, structured analysis, design and programming techniques, programming languages, file access methods, web-based tools/solutions, system utilities and development tools, application software packages, and PC-based packages used in developing or supporting production systems; of how system management actions affect other systems, system users, and dependent/related functions; and of DevOps and containerization technologies. Strong business acumen to align technology solutions with organizational goals. Project management skills to oversee the execution of architectural plans. Ability to understand and model complex knowledge-intensive processes; to oversee and develop tools to aid day-to-day operations and functions; and a desire to have an impact, a drive for change, and a passion for leading the pack. Relevant certifications, such as TOGAF or AWS Certified Solutions Architect. Leadership qualities with the ability to mentor and guide development teams. PeopleSoft certification. Familiarity with PeopleSoft Cloud Architecture (PCA).

Closing Date: Review of applications will begin on April 26, 2024 and will continue until the position is filled; however, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received. A COMPLETED ON-LINE CAL STATE LA EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION IS REQUIRED. RESUMES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED IN LIEU OF A COMPLETED APPLICATION.

The person holding this position is considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 revised July 21, 2017, as a condition of employment.

In addition to meeting fully its obligations under federal and state law, California State University, Los Angeles is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can live and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual. To that end, all qualified individuals will receive equal consideration without regard to economic status, race, ethnicity, color, religion, disability, national origin or cultural background, political views, sex or sexual orientation, gender, or other personal characteristics or beliefs.

Candidates must demonstrate ability and/or interest in working in a multicultural/multiethnic environment. Certain positions require fingerprinting. The University actively encourages qualified minorities, women and persons with a disability to apply. Upon request, reasonable accommodation will be provided to individuals with protected disabilities to (a) complete the employment process and (b) perform essential job functions when this does not cause an undue hardship. We are an Equal Opportunity/Title IX Employer.

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Advertised: Apr 12, 2024 (9:00 AM)
Application closes: Open until filled

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The University is a federally designated Hispanic-Serving Institution, Minority-Serving Institution, and Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution.

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