Senior Lead Solutions Architect

Hilton Corporate - Memphis, TN (30+ days ago)4.0

Work Locations
Hilton - Systems Solutions - Memphis
755 Crossover Lane
Memphis 38117
From smartphone capabilities like Digital Key to connected rooms that allow for integrated entertainment, temperature, and lighting controls, Hilton’s Global Technology team is responsible for creating the hospitality experience of the future – for our guests, owners, and Team Members. Through innovative technology development and deployment, this team ensures Hilton has the technology needed to support our continued global growth while remaining at the forefront of hospitality technology innovation.

As the Digital - Solutions Architect, you will be responsible for the delivery and project management of new products, capabilities, features, and functions across Hilton Mobile and Web technologies that meet the needs of the enterprise and its customers. You will be expected to manage projects and lead architecture and development efforts to deliver solutions on time and within budget. You will also be expected to collaborate with cross-functional leads as well as product leads on current and future strategic efforts that will be required, allowing Hilton to maintain its position as a leader in hospitality.

What will I be doing?
As the Solutions Architect, you will be responsible for providing project management, expert guidance, thought leadership, and design direction to a team of Engineers and Leads to ensure the sound technical delivery of customer-facing features and functions across the web and mobile channel. You will be expected to establish solid partnerships within the IT organization to ensure cross-functional alignment, as well as to provide clear direction to the Development teams, and to ensure the team is equipped with the appropriate tools and processes needed to achieve effective and continuous delivery of web and mobile technology innovation.

More specifically, you will:
Ensure the team follows the defined agile and architecture methodology, delivering industry leading web and mobile solutions with best in class quality and performance
Ensuring the teams understanding to deliver business value, while implementing eloquent design patterns enabling the team to deliver features continuously
Embrace, demonstrate and infuse the core principles of architecture and delivery management and ensure these principles are followed throughout the team
Responsible for ensuring the Engineers and Architects have the means to acquire strong working knowledge of the features and functions within the other IT systems, applications and services that play a critical role in technology delivery, enabling effective and meaningful collaboration with the various functional and technical Leads throughout the technology delivery lifecycle
Collaboration with other Architects will be critical in this role to ensure knowledge sharing and project completion
Responsible for the project management of large and complex activities for multiple projects at a time requiring refined organization and project management skills
Given that we operate under an agile framework, having a Scrum Master background helps the teams remove obstacles and fill gaps as needed
Keeping track of day-to-day activities of the Team Members and solid communication to upper management will be mandatory for this role
What are we looking for?
To fulfill this role successfully, you must possess the following minimum qualifications and experience:

BA/BS Bachelor’s Degree
Ten (10) years working in a technology delivery role
Six (6) years of Supervisory experience
Five (5) years working in a functional requirements role
Experience in customer-facing web, mobile, and API technologies that require complex systems integration
Strong working knowledge of agile methodologies
Strong working knowledge of architecture principles and strategies to ensure those principles are followed
Ability to travel up to 25% of the time
It would be advantageous in this position for you to demonstrate the following capabilities and distinctions:

MA/MS Master’s Degree
Fifteen (15) years of professional experience
Eight (8) years of Supervisory experience
Five (5) years working in an Architecture role
What will it be like to work for Hilton?
Hilton is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For nearly a century, Hilton has offered business and leisure travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. Hilton is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands . Our vision “to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality” unites us as a team to create remarkable hospitality experiences around the world every day. And, our amazing Team Members are at the heart of it all!

: Full-time
Brand : Hilton Corporate
: Day Job
Job Level
: Manager
: Information Technology/Systems