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Senior Cloud Platform Architect

life insurance, flexible benefit account, paid time off, paid holidays, 401(k)
United States, Arizona, Phoenix
2211 South 47th Street (Show on map)
September 18, 2023

Who We Are:

At Avnet, relationships matter. We are a global, FORTUNE 500 technology distributor and solutions company that delivers design, supply chain and logistics expertise to customers at every stage of a product's lifecycle. Our employees have a front row seat to the latest innovations shaping the world we live in and the future we share. We're driven to help our customers around the world succeed and we do so by earning the trust of some of the biggest names in technology.

Working at Avnet means being a part of a global team. We work collaboratively and with integrity, doing business the right way. For more than a century, we have partnered together to help our customers, suppliers and teammates realize the transformative possibilities of technology. Experience what's next at Avnet!

Job Summary:

Designs and develops large scale information technology (IT) architecture solutions to business problems in alignment with the enterprise architecture direction and standards. Defines systems strategies and solution roadmaps from original idea to desired outcome. Applies knowledge of all IT disciplines affecting integrated processes, applications, data and technology to design solutions that positively impact the company.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Conceptualizes creative solutions, develops specifications and presents solutions to senior leadership for inclusion in the GIS global strategic plan.
  • Performs planning, architectural development, modeling, analysis, and resource assessment and scheduling.
  • Assesses the compatibility and integration of proposed architecture solutions to ensure an integrated architecture across interdependent technologies.
  • Supports change readiness initiatives as needed.
  • Implements transitional architecture to achieve strategic roadmap.
  • Evaluates technology and components against existing and future needs
  • Champions enterprise effectiveness methodologies.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Level Specifications:

  • Exhibits an exceptional degree of ingenuity and creativity. Regularly develops brand new concepts, processes, technologies, scientific principles and/or theories. Regarded as an expert in the field internally and externally.
  • Develops information and technology, which advances knowledge in the field. Discovers unique solutions for technological challenges and/or advancements in an industry.
  • Acts autonomously to uncover and resolve issues associated with new technologies and/or advancements. Work is self-initiated. Serves as a consultant to management to implement new technology and/or advancements. May act as informal team lead and/or coach to less experienced team members.
  • Serves as a consultant to top management in long-range company planning concerning new or projected areas of technological research and advancement. Prime spokesperson on company's technical capabilities. Frequently interacts with customers or industry thought leaders.
  • Researches and develops highly advanced applications resulting in new business opportunities for the company. Erroneous decisions or failure to achieve results may have a long-term negative effect on organization's reputation and business posture.

Work Experience:

  • Typically 12+ years with bachelor's or 10+ with master's

Education and Certification(s):

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience from which comparable knowledge and job skills can be obtained.

Distinguishing Characteristics:

  • Provides leadership and direction through managers and senior managers.
  • Promotion to this position requires the approval of the CIO and advocacy board.

What We Offer:

Our employees work hard to live our values and help us grow. Our total rewards strategy supports Avnet's ability to attract, engage, develop, and reward our employees, while promoting a diverse and inclusive environment. We offer competitive compensation and benefit programs - from time away and flexible working arrangements to programs supporting employee well-being and opportunities to give back to your community.

  • Generous Paid Time Off

  • 401K and Pension Plan

  • Paid Holidays

  • Family Support (Paid Leave, Surrogacy, Adoption)

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance

  • Long-term and Short-term Disability Insurance

  • Health Savings Account / Flexible Spending Account

  • Education Assistance

  • Employee Development Resources

  • Employee Wellness, Leadership Development and Mentorship Programs

Benefits listed above may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Avnet.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills.

Avnet is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing equal opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law. This policy of non-discrimination also applies to religious dress and grooming practices. Avnet will accommodate employee religious dress standards and grooming practices that do not result in undue hardship for the Company. If you are interested in applying for employment with Avnet and need special assistance or an accommodation to apply for a posted position contact our Human Resources Service Center at (888) 994-7669.

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