Posted: Sunday, February 18, 2018 9:22 PM
**Systems Architect** **Description** West's Global Technology Services team is looking for an experienced **Systems Architect** to join the Digital Transformation and Enterprise Architecture division of West Corporation\. The role will focus on Merger & Acquisition technical diligence, product & technology integration strategy, and integration implementation oversight & leadership\.We are seeking an individual who is a self\-starter, but can also work in a collaborative environment and possesses strong communication and technical skills\. Additional core functions include: + Responsible for strategically designing, maintaining and implementing information systems and network software architectures for assigned business unit that support core organizational functions + Provide technical leadership across the organization, from strategic decision making down to the project planning level + Provide architectural expertise, direction, and assistance to Analyst, Engineers, other Systems Architects, and software development teams + Design and implement long\-term strategic goals and short\-term tactical plans for managing and maintaining systems and software ensuring proposed and existing systems architectures are aligned with organizational goals and objectives + If applicable, design, develop, and oversee implementation of end\-to\-end integrated systems + Document existing systems architecture and technology portfolio making recommendations for improvements and/or alternatives + Develop and execute test plans to check infrastructure and systems development efforts recommended technologies that will increase cost effectiveness and systems flexibility + Develop and manage a systems capacity plan **Qualifications** **Education** + Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering, MIS, or a related field required + Master's degree in computer science, engineering, MIS, or related field preferred + Equivalent work experience in a similar position may be substituted for educational requirements **Experience** + Minimum five years Information Technology Architecture and Design experience required + Minimum 10 years of increasingly responsible experience in information technology required with an emphasis in telecommunications industry preferred **Technical** + Extensive technical knowledge in one or more disciplines in areas of application development and deployment, and in the areas of creation and maintenance of the infrastructure to support the complex application environment + Experienced across multiple platforms, including distributed systems and mid\-range environments + Skilled in at least one discipline that is considered to be at the level of a subject matter expert + Extensive experience in developing strategic systems architecture plans + Proven experience in systems and network design and development + Proven experience in performing technical due diligence and developing integration strategies & plans for Merger & Acquisition opportunities **West is connecting people and ideas\.** **We are delivering on their potential\.** **We are improving the way we work and live\.** At West, we are dedicated to delivering and improving upon new channels, new capabilities and new choices for how businesses and consumers collaborate, connect and transact\. We develop technology\-enabled communications that change the way we work and improve the way we live\. We are a collective effort of enterprise and individuals, of communities and customers, of partnerships and families\. We are the sum of our entire network \- based on the four pillars of trust, innovation, collaboration, and execution and the hard work of people who share our vision\. We are at the core of a technology and communications engine that is changing the world\. **We Connect\.** **We Deliver\.** **We are WEST\.** Applications will be accepted through **02/27/18\.** EEO Employer Don't forget to join our online community and "Like" West Careers on Facebook to receive updates about exciting opportunities and network with other West employees\. **Job** Technical **Primary Location** United States\-Nebraska\-Omaha **Schedule** Full\-time **Organization** Global Technology Services USA **Req ID:** 120890 Equal Opportunity Employer - Veterans/Disabled and Other Protected Categories West has discovered the most effective way to create and maintain a global presence is to represent diversity in its workforce. Our company continues to thrive because we employ a unique group of diverse, talented individuals. By encouraging diversity in our workplace and implementing an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Program, we are better able to understand, address and provide the ingenious solutions to which our clients are accustomed. It is our practice that no employee or job applicant be treated unfairly on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status, disability, or any factor unrelated to sound business practice.
• Location: Omaha
• Post ID: 11987647 omaha