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Enterprise Architect IV (Boise, ID)


Boise, ID, US, 83702-6924

The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. The J.R. Simplot Company is a true farm-to-table company with operations that touch every aspect of agriculture, including seed production, farming and ranching, plant sciences, fertilizer manufacturing, food processing, commercial product development, and distribution.


This position is a senior level position within the Enterprise Architecture team, responsible for the development and implementation of our enterprise architecture strategies and plans.  This position will produce target business and technology architectures and roadmaps, which align with business and IT strategies, standards, and guidelines.

Key Responsibilities

  • Define and document business capability and technology target architectures and roadmaps, aligned with business strategies and plans.
  • Propose and guide solution recommendations and design to address business process and capability needs, aligned with EA principles and IT strategies.
  • Collaborate closely with business and IT leaders to understand relevant business strategies and plans which will impact relevant business processes and architecture.
  • Actively contribute to the ongoing development and evolution of an effective Enterprise Architecture practice.
  • Mentor and grow architecture skills within the IT organization.
  • Contribute to the architecture governance across the enterprise
  • Contribute to the Architect practice and processes, including mentoring others
  • Lead architecture team in architecture activities where needed

Typical Education

  • Bachelor's Degree in technology-related or business-technology related curriculum required

Relevant Experience

  • At least 10 years’ experience in information systems or technology roles with 3 to 5 years of demonstrated advancement toward advanced architecture roles

Other Information

  • Experience working within a manufacturing company, preferably Food & Beverage or Agriculture/Agrichemical
  • Experience with business process engineering or modeling and business software/applications with particular focus in any of the following functional areas:  Source to Pay (incl Procurement), ERP systems covering Manufacturing and other Supply Chain processes.
  • Experience with additional business process/technology areas including Marketing, Web or Customer Experience platforms.
  • Have developed business aligned future state business capability and technology models and roadmaps and has an understanding of standard Enterprise Architecture frameworks/methodologies such as TOGAF or Zachman.
  • Ability to lead the architectural design and provide architectural direction for medium to large sized projects that span multiple technologies and disciplines.
  • Ability to maintain the integrity of the proposed architecture to assure professional quality and logical consistency in the face of political and business pressures.
  • Understands and applies one or more industry acknowledged architectural modeling methods and tools. Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated skills in collaboration, leadership, and management.

Job Requisition ID: 3913

Travel Required: Up to 25%

Location(s): Simplot Headquarters - Boise 

Country: United States

**The J.R. Simplot Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status.**

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