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Senior IT Solutions Architect (Hybrid Work)

Company: Agilent Technologies, Inc.
Location: Wilmington
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionTo protect the health and safety of our employees, contractors, customers and communities, employees in the U.S. and Puerto Rico are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless an approved exemption has been granted for a medical reason, sincerely held religious belief, or an employee is otherwise exempt under applicable law.Agilent inspires and supports discoveries that advance the quality of life. We provide life science, diagnostic and applied market laboratories worldwide with instruments, services, consumables, applications and expertise. Agilent enables customers to gain the answers and insights they seekso they can do what they do best: improve the world around us. Information about Agilent is available at www.agilent.com.Agilent has a great culture based on the belief that our people are our greatest asset. Our values are present in all we do - innovation, trust, respect, teamwork, uncompromising integrity, speed, focus, and accountability. Agilent culture provides flexibility to manage job and personal demands by offering hybrid work arrangements. We want employees to work at Agilent offices part of the week to strengthen teamwork and preserve our strong company culture, and work from home the balance of the week to offer our employees more flexibility. We value flexibility and consider it critical to employee engagement and retention.Primary Accountabilities:Designs and develops new IT technical solutions/capabilities to solve large, complex business problems and deliver new capabilities. Responsible for technical planning, designing, development and modification of new solution specifications and application. This includes technical design of content structure, user/process flows and interfaces. Proficient in information technology, platforms and architecture. Manages large information technology vendors in the technical aspects of designing and developing IT solutions.Initiates innovative IT solution/design conceptsTechnical consultant to group and business level managersLeads development of high impact and/ or long-range strategic solutions and/or initiatives, including the development of broad architectural strategiesThis person is the key solution architect for all Order Fulfilment, Supply Chain, and Compliance/Quality applications and processes, such as: manufacturing (discrete and process), production planning, direct procurement, quality management, warehouse management, logistics, environmental health and safety, etc.Relationship Management:Develops and maintains relationships with senior leaders and executives in the organization. Understands key business strategies and serves as a chief advisor regarding IT technology and solutions.Planning:Plays a lead role in the development of IT roadmaps and plans. Presents to executive teams, adjusting content and delivery to the audience, as required.Technology:Keeps abreast of the latest developments in technology and solutions provided by product vendors.Partner Management:Manages consulting partners in the investigation of technology alternatives and delivery of solutions. External Perspective:Maintains a strong external perspective about how other leading edge companies are solving similar problems and challenges.Project Management:Manages or oversees the delivery of key IT programs and initiatives.Organizational Capability:Helps to foster a culture of innovation and continuous improvement, contributing to the development of others. Participate in the assessment and development of capability for internal and external teams.QualificationsIT Technology knowledge:Demonstrated functional proficiency with the SAP MM, PP, PM, QM, APO, EHS, GTS, MES, SAP C4 and S4 cloud solutions, and other related modules. Deep knowledge and experience in Purchasing, Inventory Management, MRP, ATP, Production Planning, Reach and RoHS, and GxP compliance. Expert in design, configuration, testing, and debugging of SAP order fulfillment, supply chain, and quality modules. Solid understanding of the integration points between these modules and other parts of the SAP business application landscape, such as Sales Distribution, Finance, Controlling, and middleware. Demonstrated ability to learn and apply new technologies to meet the changing needs of the business. Experience across multiple ERP/CRM platforms preferred. Experience integrating SAP platforms and components with non-SAP platforms and third-party tools.Mergers and Acquisitions:Proven track record of successful mergers and acquisition projects. Deep experience and strong methodology in fit/gap analysis, business transformation, management of change, and all that is involved in acquisition integration projects.Strategic Thinking:Ability to translate complex and sometimes conflicting business goals and objectives into IT strategies and plans, demonstrating good judgment and financial acumen.Leadership:Ability to establish a clear vision and direction for the organization. Demonstrates courage to make difficult decisions; ability to align an organization and drive for results. Communicates and actively models the development of appropriate technical and leadership capabilities at all levels in the organization.A key differentiator will be candidates with experience leading people in complex, outsourced, global environments.Results Orientation:A passion for defining key success criteria and achieving breakthrough results; demonstrated ability to drive a strategy and making the necessary course corrections if necessary.Global Experience:Extensive experience working as part of a global, virtual team in a multinational company. Experience working abroad preferred.Bachelors or Master Degree or University Degree or equivalentTypically 10+ years relevant experience for entry to this levelPostgraduate and/or certification /license may be requiredPossesses in-depth skills acquired through advanced training, study and experience and internal recognition in specialty.Agilent Technologies, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We value diversity at all levels. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, pregnancy, race, religion or religious creed, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state, local law, ordinance, or regulation and will not be discriminated against on these bases.Agilent Technologies, Inc., is committed to diversity in the workplace and strives to support candidates with disabilities. If you have a disability and need assistance with any part of the application or interview process or have questions about workplace accessibility, please email job_posting@agilent.com or contact +1-262-754-5030.For more information about equal employment opportunity protections, please see all of our notices for EEO below.

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