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DLA Piper LLP (US) is a leading global business law firm. We are committed to attracting, developing, and retaining the best people across our practice and business service groups. We are looking for collaborative, results oriented people who enjoy working in a fast paced environment and have exceptional problem solving skills.
If you are a highly talented Director of Enterprise Architecture, we want to hear from you!
This position is located in the Reston, VA office. Relocation is available in accordance with the firm's policy.
The IT team partners with DLA Piper management, lawyers and internal business units to devise and deploy solutions that improve the quality of the legal services we deliver to our clients as well as the efficiency of our firm’s business operations.
Our team is committed to providing industry-leading solutions and world-class service. We focus on innovation and our goal is to lead the industry by forging an environment that encourages and rewards innovation, creativity and achievement.
We have decades of experience and a proven track record in delivering excellent customer service, managing a secure and reliable operational environment and deploying industry-leading technologies.
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field
10+ years’ experience in Enterprise Architecture with at least 3 years of management responsibility
Experience building enterprise architecture roadmaps
Strong leadership and negotiation skills with business and technical groups
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to “think big” and challenge conventional wisdom regarding technology refresh and hype
Must be comfortable with ambiguity
Willingness to take principled bets on new and innovative technology
Strong project management skills and a demonstrated ability to build consensus among stakeholders
What will your day look like? As the firm’s Director or Enterprise Architecture, you will construct a holistic view and long-term roadmap for all IT systems architecture that aligns with the firm’s strategic goals and objectives. You will seamlessly integrate business and service strategy into the roadmap, partnering with subject-matter experts and international peers to elicit and translate business requirements into technological solutions. You will work closely alongside IT teams to provide a consensus base, scalable, and adaptable architectural solution. You will develop and maintain policies, standards, and guidelines to ensure that a consistent framework is applied company-wide, promoting the use of a shared infrastructure and roadmap application.
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We offer exceptional career opportunities in an environment that is challenging, rewarding, and, we believe, truly different from our competitors. Our employees enjoy a competitive benefits package and a dynamic and diverse environment in which they can build a long and fruitful career and reap the rewards of their success.