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ZF is a global technology company supplying systems for passenger cars, commercial vehicles and industrial technology, enabling the next generation of mobility.

ZF allows vehicles to see, think and act. In the four technology domains of Vehicle Motion Control, Integrated Safety, Automated Driving, and Electric Mobility, ZF offers comprehensive product and software solutions for established vehicle manufacturers and newly emerging transport and mobility service providers. ZF electrifies a wide range of vehicle types. With its products, the company contributes to reducing emissions, protecting the climate and enhancing safe mobility.

Digital Enterprise Architecture Leader (m/f/d)

Country/Region:  IE
Location: 

Dublin, IE, D02 AE12

Req ID 46798 Dublin, Ireland
     

We are looking for a new colleague in our Business Line Digital Solutions for our site in Dublin.

 

ZF’s Aftermarket Digital Services enable aftermarket customers across application segments (cargo transport, people transport, industrial applications) to radically improve the efficiency, the sustainability, and the safety of their operations, while meeting the regulatory and visibility standards of their markets. The solutions are based on a mix of connectivity units installed in the vehicles, communicating with a modern cloud based IoT, data management and end-user software platform.

 

As Digital Enterprise Architecture Leader for ZF’s Aftermarket business and commercial operating model, you will build and drive the long-term strategic roadmap for the strategic platforms architecture and interconnectivity by collaborating with all relevant stakeholders and this for the whole ZF Aftermarket Business’ technologies, products, and solutions. 


Your tasks: 

  • Develop the ZF Aftermarket’s organization’s strategic platform architectural vision, building appropriate structure and governance, managing complex stakeholder relationships and leading teams made up of specialists in all branches of technical and business architecture
  • Work with senior business & technology leaders to understand and shape future strategic business goals, concisely articulating the potential of modern enabling technologies and how they will influence the organization’s technology, people, and operational landscapes
  • Manage the solutions architecture. Moving ‘as is' to ‘to be' architectures across ZF Aftermarket’s business, application, data, and technology domains across CRM, ERP, Front End, and data exchange applications
  • Align IT architecture strategy and planning with the ZF Aftermarket’s business goals and objectives. Evaluate and update the technical system architecture requirements based on changing technologies and short and long-term digitalization goals 
  • Develop and maintain policies, standards, and guidelines for the Enterprise Architecture Team. Deliver architectural initiatives that drive revenue and improve efficiencies that are in line with business strategies, including AM Digital Solutions and Commercial Excellence omni channel activities
  • Coach, support, empower and manage the team, with a long-term view of coaching in order to develop the team as an organizational capability within the division


Your profile:

  • 10+ years enterprise architecture experience gained with demonstrated experience in Business & Technology Architecture, Strategic Planning, Exec Planning and Collaboration, preferably working directly with Product or Solutions organizations
  • An expert understanding of architecture methods with the experience and pragmatism to shape the best approach for our business
  • Demonstrated broad knowledge of new technologies, development practices, architecture methodologies, and software quality practices
  • Skilled in delivering architectural initiatives driving revenue and improving efficiency
  • Entrepreneurial, driven self-starter focused on identifying opportunities having the tenacity and energy to build the necessary bridges to make it happen
  • Outstanding communication skills, fluent English


The position is part of the ZF Global Employee Referral Program.

 

About ZF:
ZF is a global technology company supplying systems for passenger cars, commercial vehicles and industrial technology, enabling the next generation of mobility. ZF allows vehicles to see, think and act. In the four technology domains of Vehicle Motion Control, Integrated Safety, Automated Driving, and Electric Mobility, ZF offers comprehensive product and software solutions for established vehicle manufacturers and newly emerging transport and mobility service providers. ZF electrifies a wide range of vehicle types. With its products, the company contributes to reducing emissions, protecting the climate and enhancing safe mobility.
With some 157,500 employees worldwide, ZF reported sales of €38.3 billion in fiscal 2021. The company operates 188 production locations in 31 countries.

 

Be part of our ZF team as Digital Enterprise Architecture Leader (m/f/d) and apply now!

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Noel O Dowd

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