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Avon Products, Inc.

IT Solutions Architect - Infrastructure

Avon Products, Inc. - Rye, NY

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\u003cp\u003eNew Avon, LLC (\u0026ldquo;Avon\u0026rdquo;) is a leading social selling company in the US, Puerto Rico and Canada. For over 130 years, Avon has been empowering entrepreneurial-minded women to grow a business on their own terms. With a product portfolio that includes award-winning beauty, fashion, and health and wellness products, our brand name opens doors. After all, everyone knows Avon.\u003c/p\u003e
\u003cp\u003eWe inspire the financial independence, health and wellbeing of women \u0026ndash; and this includes our long standing commitment to the fights against breast cancer and domestic violence.\u003c/p\u003e
\u003cp\u003eWe are the team that is rapidly reinventing one of America\u0026rsquo;s iconic brands and building a modern experience for our Representatives and consumers. Our team members are rewarded through meaningful work, competitive compensation, and a comprehensive benefits plan.\u003c/p\u003e
\u003cp\u003eTogether, we imagine, we create, we grow, we win. Together, we are Avon. Will you join us?\u003c/p\u003e
\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003ePosition Summary: This role is based in our Rye, NY office.\u003c/strong\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cbr /\u003e\u003c/strong\u003e\u003c/p\u003e
\u003cp\u003eAs an \u003cstrong\u003eIT Solutions Architect - Infrastructure\u003c/strong\u003e at New Avon, you will provide leadership and technical guidance in the design and implementation of technology solutions to gain competitive advantage in support of business needs and strategy. The Solution Architect translates business requirements into implemental technology solutions that optimally balance cost, speed of delivery, and value while leveraging existing technologies and standards whenever possible. This is High-visibility, High-impact Role responsible for overseeing our IBM provided solutions and ensuring that these solutions are in alignment with the standards, target architectures and roadmaps for those areas.\u003c/p\u003e
\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eRole Responsibilities\u003c/strong\u003e\u003c/p\u003e
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\u003cli\u003eEnsure the technical integrity, system quality, for purpose of IT solutions in support of the business goals.\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003eWork with application owners to develop requirements for systems that cross multiple subject areas.\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003eInitiate and lead business and technical discussions with appropriate stakeholders, analyze requirements and design, present and champion solutions that meet those requirements.\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003eParticipate in financial estimates on projects and assignments.\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003eMaintain the overall architecture and high-level design for a specific solution/project.\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003eInitiate discussions with third parties, perform in-depth reviews and analysis of their solutions, document architecture models and make recommendations for adopting or partnering.\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003eEnsure that the solution conforms to the enterprise architecture standards and technology roadmaps and escalate issues to the project team and enterprise architects as appropriate.\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003eEnsure adherence to project development life-cycle standards including design and code review processes.\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003eReview change requests and assess their impact to the architecture of a solution and to the overall enterprise architecture landscape.\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003eAnalyze production environments for architectural constraints or deficiencies and champion resolution designs.\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003eIdentify and escalate issues, gaps or misalignments in the enterprise architecture.\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003eWork with IBM enterprise architects and other solution architects to ensure project fit with the technology roadmaps.\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003eIdentify, create, extend and maintain reusable architectural patterns to facilitate development of future solutions.\u003c/li\u003e
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\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eQualifications\u003c/strong\u003e\u003c/p\u003e
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\u003cli\u003eBachelor\u0027s degree in computer science, information systems, systems analysis or a related field of study, or equivalent work experience.\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003e8 years of intermediate to senior level experience in multiple information technology disciplines such:\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003eStrong knowledge and experience on Configuration of Mid-range servers (VMware, Linux, Windows, VDI, Citrix)\u0026nbsp;\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003eKnowledge of mainframe, iSeries and pSeries technologies is a plus\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003eStrong knowledge and experience on different types of Storage solutions: SAN, NAS\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003eStrong knowledge and experience with cloud technologies: AWS\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003eBasic knowledge on networking solutions applied to Data Center configurations (Principles of WAN/LAN configuration, basics of Network security, Bandwidth calculations).\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003eSolid Knowledge and experience on different types of Backup solutions\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003eExpertise in one or more of the following is a plus: application architecture, data architecture, integration architecture, network design, middleware, servers and storage, or database management.\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003eExposure to working in a diverse IT environment with multiple integrated systems, configurations, technologies and processing environments.\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003eExcellent verbal and written communication skills\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003eExcellent interpersonal skills especially in areas of teamwork, facilitation, influence, and negotiation.\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003ePassion for documentation.\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003eBased in Rye, NY\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003eNo travel required\u003c/li\u003e
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IT Solutions Architect - Infrastructure Avon Products, Inc. - Rye, NY, United States

   

Location: Rye, NY

Company Profile:
Everyday, Avon brings beauty to the lives of women all over the world. At Avon, beauty means finding the right lipstick shade for a customer; providing an earnings opportunity so a woman can support her family; and enabling a woman to get her first mammogram. Beauty is about women looking and feeling their best. It’s about championing economic empowerment and improving the lives of women around the world. Avon is a company steeped in tradition, grounded by its core values and principles as well as its vision "to be the company that best understands and satisfies the product, service and self-fulfillment needs of women – globally."