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Solution Architect - Kiewit Technology Group

Location: 

Omaha, NE, US Lenexa, KS, US

Requisition ID: 164619 

Job Level: Senior Level 

Home District/Group: DHO Information Technology Group 

Department: Information Technology 

Market: Corporate Home Office 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

Are you a forward-thinker?  An innovator?  As an IT Solution Architect, you will be the technical liaison for our Product Managers, vetting ideas and projects before they hit the ground, and helping decide which technical solutions to implement. This is your opportunity to work with our Districts, Departments, and Job Sites to identify problems and work with them to design technical solutions.  We are looking for someone who is curious, a critical thinker, able to ask good questions and facilitate conversations, and history of success architecting technology solutions.

A Solution Architect is the person in charge of leading the design and introducing the overall technical vision for a particular solution. Therefore, they are a key member of a project and necessary to implement a solution while combining guidance from different enterprise architecture viewpoints (business, information/data, and technical), as well as from the target architecture.  During the entire process, they oversee all technological risks and make sure that the described solution proves to be aligned with standards while meeting all the necessary business requirements

District Overview

Kiewit Technology Group (KTG) builds solutions to enable and support a $12.5 billion company. Our mission is to deliver project schedule and cost certainty by employing technology designed by and for the construction industry. Our team deploys technology solutions to the field and home office departments that increase profitability by maximizing the way we use our people and resources in daily operations. KTG uses systems and tools that manage every part of Kiewit’s business and lifecycle of a project to improve planning and day-to-day execution in the field by giving our people real-time data to make faster, smarter decisions. When you join KTG, you will make an impact on the critical work we do every day. 

Location

This position will be based out of our Kiewit Business Center at 12720 I Street Omaha, NE or 8900 Renner Blvd Lenexa, KS.

Responsibilities

  • Participate in refining and enhancing Kiewit’s technology solutions strategy and roadmap.
  • Help Kiewit continue its growth towards being a truly data-driven company by identifying solutions that can solve business problems we have today while anticipating future problems and solutions.
  • Work with leader from across the company (like Business stakeholders, Project Managers, IT Leaders, Business Leaders, and Solution Leads) to ensure the technology solution's meet or align with business needs.
  • Accountable for solution technical integrity, fit-for-purpose, and alignment with product and technical architecture strategy and standards compliance.
  • Continue to develop and promote architecture best practices and standards.
  • Work closely with product teams and business during inception, ideation, user-centered design, and solution design.
  • Collaborate with Enterprise Architects and Application Architects to understand target architecture and application roadmap.
  • Work closely with delivery teams to ensure proper hand-off of the project and address technical issues as they arise.
  • Assist with roadmap development for existing and future products
  • Proactively identify opportunities to enable business results with technology solutions.
  • Document and communicate complex concepts effectively to a diverse group of stakeholders.

 

Qualifications

  • 8+ experience in IT Architecture Roles and/or ability to demonstrate broad technical experience.
  • Previous experience aligning technology roadmaps with business goals and initiatives.
  • Strong communicator with the ability to translate technical terms and concepts into graphics and business terms.
  • Experience working with all levels of an organization.
  • Proven ability to develop great relationships with co-workers, credibility with leadership, and rapport for getting things done with stakeholders.
  • Ability to lead, influence, and motivate the organization to achieve results
  • Experience selecting technology solutions that meet requirements which are cost-conscious and align with Kiewit's technology goals and roadmap.
  • Familiarity with Architecture methodologies and frameworks
  • Ability to Travel (5-15%)
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity and lead teams through to more defined and actionable steps
  • Ability to present an open mind when working with stakeholders and business.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Reasonably comfortable with presenting ideas in front of medium to large groups.
  • Construction or Engineering experience a plus.
  • Familiarity with SAP, .NET, SharePoint, M365, and Service-Now a plus.

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Other requirements:

 

  • Regular, reliable attendance .
  • Work productively and meet deadlines in a timely manner.
  • Communicate and interact effectively and professionally with supervisors, employees and others; individually or in a team environment.
  • Perform work safely and effectively.

 

We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, and generous paid time off.

 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.


There’s no limit to what you’ll do at Kiewit. Whether you’re building or supporting projects that provide communities with dependable energy, safe transportation, clean water, or access to health care, the work you do will positively impact people’s lives for generations to come. 

Here you’ll have endless opportunities to expand your expertise through on-the-job experience and internal and external training and development opportunities. 

We offer our full-time staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry. From top-tier health care programs to employee assistance programs and retirement planning, we aim to provide you with the tools you need to be successful in the areas of life that matter most to you.

Kiewit is an equal-opportunity employer, and we believe a diverse workforce is vital to the success of our business. We continue our efforts to attract, develop and retain employees from all backgrounds who are passionate about our industry.  

We are committed to veteran and military hiring and will consider relevant military experience as equivalent to qualification requirements.


Nearest Major Market: Omaha
Nearest Secondary Market: Council Bluffs

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