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Technology Architect/End User Engineering

Company: JM Family Enterprises, Inc.
Location: Deerfield Beach
Posted on: November 12, 2021

Job Description:

What started with Jim Moran's passion for selling cars continues today with the dedication of every JM Family associate. We are one of the largest, most innovative and diversified companies in the automotive industry. And to continue driving forward, we rely on a growing team of 300 technology innovators to keep our systems operating at peak performance. Our professionals bring new ideas and innovations to work every day to solve complex challenges and address change, and to connect technology to people through agile development and design. But they do so while staying rooted in what makes JM Family such a special place to work: an atmosphere that promotes collaboration, a commitment to our core values, and a thirst for teamwork and achieving excellence. A commitment to our associates' well-being has always been a cornerstone of how we conduct business. It's in our DNA. Onsite wellness centers, top tier medical benefits, a focus on wellness, and planning for our associates' future through generous retirement savings plans are just a few of the ways we demonstrate our associate-first mission. At JM Family, we believe diversity is an opportunity, not an obligation. Our associates are the engine that drives us forward, and we are committed to maintaining a work environment where every contribution is respected. Along with more than our 4,500 associates, our five core values are JM Family's competitive advantage. Our company was built on the three C's - Consideration, Cooperation and Communication. Today, we also focus on Innovation and Accountability to lead the industry. Our founder Jim Moran instilled the spirit of giving back as an integral part of who we are. We keep his legacy alive by supporting meaningful programs and partnerships that drive stronger families in the communities where our associates live and work. Our efforts to reduce our footprint not only make smart business sense, but also conserve resources to create a stronger community for our associates, customers and partners. If you have a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete the job application process, please contact JM Family's Talent Acquisition department at 954-418-5042 (Monday through Friday between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. EST), or email talentacquisition@jmfamily.com for assistance. If you have an accommodation request for one of our recruiting events, please notify us at least 72 hours prior so that we may provide assistance.

FORTUNE 100 Best Companies To Work For is a trademark of Fortune Media IP Limited and is used under license. Technology Architect/End User Engineering Job Locations US-FL-Deerfield Beach Posted Date 2 days ago (10/27/2021 3:37 PM) Requisition ID 2021-5955 # of Openings Remaining 1 Job Family Information Technology Overview JM Family Enterprises, Inc. is one of the largest, most innovative and diversified companies in the automotive industry. JM Family has been on Fortune Magazine's Best Companies to Work For for 23 consecutive years. What started with Jim Moran's passion for selling cars continues today with the dedication and hard work of every JM Family associate. Our principal businesses focus on vehicle distribution and processing, finance and insurance, retail vehicle sales, and dealer technology services. At JM Family, our mission is to be the premier provider of quality products and services. We accomplish this mission by adhering to our core values, the three C's, the I and the A: Consideration, Cooperation, Communication, Innovation, and Accountability. Job Description We are looking for a dynamic individual to join our team of Technology Architects at JM Family Enterprises to fill a need within End User Engineering architecture. The Technology Architect will play a critical role in defining the next generation end user architecture including Microsoft 365 services, endpoint solutions, SaaS solutions, and user enablement. The candidate filling this role is expected to take the lead in gaining technical understanding of technologies and in particular gain working technical knowledge in enabling end user capabilities through mobile and end point devices. This role will be working hands on to develop proof-of-concepts (POC) to identify viable options for implementing technology capability needs. This role will also define technology use standards and pass on the learning to solution architects through knowledge sharing and mentoring. Candidate should be highly organized and analytic, capable of solving business problems through the appropriate use of technology. Primary Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for defining the application reference architectures that turn business and technology strategic needs into actionable solutions for teams to execute on
  • Set future state direction for application development technologies by continuously staying abreast of the technology marketplace
  • Set design standards, guidelines, and patterns for use by Solution Architects
  • Lead engineering teams in the product selection and POC process
  • Assesses Technology Portfolio for lifecycle impacts, consolidations and optimization opportunities that best align with business needs
  • Develops technology roadmaps and defines future state capabilities
  • Understand the implications of software design and implementation choices on performance and maintainability
  • Is an evangelist of technology across the organization
  • Defines risk mitigation strategy of technology introduction
  • Mentors the engineering team and provides thought leadership to the various initiatives that take place KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND COMPETENCIES:
    • Strategic and forward-thinking technology leader with deep expertise in technology strategy
    • Able to elicit technical requirements with limited information or guidance to architect solutions that meet both business and enterprise needs. Identifies deficiencies in technology solutions and works with appropriate technical teams to resolve
    • Can break complex and large technical solutions into manageable activities and prioritize. Nature of the work is such that is performed on own responsibility
    • Ability to communicate with both business and technical resources, particularly the skill of expressing complex issues with clarity & simplicity
    • Takes personal ownership for the outcomes
    • Speaks up in group situations with clear, supportive, and honest communication to bring solutions to problems
    • Effective in use of listening skills and earning trust of others up, down and across the organization
    • Flexible and responsive; able to perform in a fast paced, dynamic work environment and meet aggressive deadlines
    • Open to idea exploration with strong problem-solving/analytical abilities
    • Embodies a learning spirit through continuous self-learning and sharing of knowledge with others.
    • Leads, motivates, and inspires teams.
    • Able to recognize the true meaning of opportunities, situations, and circumstances to provide meaningful mentoring and guidance.
    • Teaches by example in daily actions and provides personal feedback and coaching to others
    • Possess executive-level communication and presentation skills
    • Should be self-driven and innovative
    • Ability to work effectively with all levels, either independently or as part of a team
    • Understands how to leverage the organizational structure and through the use of interpersonal relationships is able to influence others to drive decisions quickly Job Requirements Required Qualifications - To be considered for this position, applicants need to meet the qualifications listed in this posting:
      • 10+ more years of Information Technology experience
      • 5+ years of experience developing architectures that solve both complex application and infrastructure problems to efficiently deploy enterprise services
      • 3+ more years of experience working as a Solutions Architect, preferably in End User Computing/Enablement
      • 3+ years of experience solutioning and facilitating M365 and Azure based services
      • Advanced scripting skills including Powershell
      • Experience with Graph API, data gathering, analysis, and reporting
      • Passion for continuous improvement and advancing technology solutions
      • Experience working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment Preferred Qualifications:
        • Microsoft Endpoint Management (formerly Intune)
        • Windows 10 desktop engineering and lifecycle
        • Desktop as a Service
        • Windows Virtual Desktops
        • Amazon Workspaces
        • WYSE ThinOS
        • Citrix Virtual Apps & Desktops
        • Graph API
        • Scripting through Powershell, Bash, Python, and others Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.

Keywords: JM Family Enterprises, Inc., Deerfield Beach , Technology Architect/End User Engineering, IT / Software / Systems , Deerfield Beach, Florida

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