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Enterprise Portfolio Architect - ERP/SAP focus

Company: Toyota Deutschland GmbH
Location: Plano
Posted on: March 14, 2023

Job Description:

OverviewWho we areAt Toyota, we are reimagining mobility through innovative, high-quality technology solutions designed to enhance lives and meet our company mission of "Producing Happiness for All." If you are interested in reimagining mobility with us in an inclusive environment built on teamwork that puts respect for people first, we want to talk to you.Who we're looking forToyota Motor North America's Digital Products and Services Department is looking for a highly motivated Enterprise Architect. The Enterprise Architect is responsible for the direction of architecture and solutions across all domain functions within the experience portfolio.This role will lead and work across multiple business functions to define and gain consensus on future state architecture and direction.The position requires the ability to work with all levels of the organization to develop an overall architecture strategy and provide technical leadership throughout a project lifecycle and the ability to support / direct contract staff who may be assigned to assist in the solution architecture development process for the assigned business functions is also necessary.This position requires deep customer-focused thinking the ability to be hands-on and make decisions fast. You will significantly influence our overall strategy for bringing in new technology platforms, tools, and languages/frameworks. We are looking at self-motivated individuals who are highly detail-oriented and take pride in their deliverables.What you'll be doing

  • Be a strategic partner to Senior Management across ITx and within the business
  • Communicate key business benefits and implications of technology decisions and outcomes to customer portfolio leaders and enterprise architects
  • Be a strategic thinker that drives next-generation Architecture on Cloud, Micro Services, Containers, DevOps, etc.
  • Develop and drive architectures that will enable applications to have high availability, performance, seamless integration (loosely coupled), high quality, reliability, and user-driven reporting and analytics capabilities
  • Be a technical consultant for application project teams by partnering closely with the other technology groups to develop the end-to-end solution architecture, including application, data, integration, security, and infrastructure domains
  • Collaborates with other enterprise architects to define technology roadmap and ensures alignment to product area roadmap
  • Conducts innovation and roadmap planning for applications within the business functions of the portfolio
  • Oversees IT application risk analysis and mitigation planning incorporating Asset Management, Security, and Infrastructure domain input into mitigation plans for Experience team portfolios
  • Identify and Plan projects for application modernization program to reduce legacy platform dependence and technical debt
  • Proven ability to quickly comprehend and adopt new technologies by doing technology POCs and Pilots to prove the business value and formalize it as enterprise standards and build reference architectures
  • Establishes and owns the end-to-end architectural scope (e.g., Health Check, App Modernization, Cloud Native Development) to drive roadmaps, desired technologies, and target state architectures across the portfolio (Reduce technology debt, duplication, and silos)
  • Drive the overall roadmap and strategic vision for the modern architecture and experiences, ensuring a robust product roadmap to support Toyota's digital solutions strategy
  • Communicate key business benefits and implications of technology decisions and outcomes to business portfolio leaders and senior executive management
  • Works with business and technology delivery leaders to align architecture roadmaps with business strategy and technology delivery plans
  • Proven abilities to work in multiple Cloud platforms and proven record of handling multi-million project initiatives
  • Proven abilities to innovate and explore new technology and identify adoption opportunities for Toyota in transforming Toyota into a Mobility company and bringing business respective business units
  • Facilitate continuous learning opportunities and empower teams to improve the performance of teamsWhat you bring
    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent professional experience
    • Experience as an Enterprise Architect working with architects, developers and portfolio owners
    • Experience as an SAP architect including S/4HANA
    • Experience with SAP on AWS or other public cloud
    • Experience working with new features of SAP S/4HANA in embedded analytics and/or user experience using SAP Fiori
    • Ability to create, present, and gain agreement on concepts and recommendations to others outside of the department and to executive management
    • Significant practical experience building new and transforming existing applications to cloud services and next-generation architecturesWhat you may bring
      • Experience in working in cloud development teams and guiding those teams through a portfolio modernization effort
      • Experience with HANA performance analysis and performance optimization.
      • Cloud certifications (AWS, Google Cloud)
      • Broad consulting experience with multiple large-scale enterprise companies
      • End-to-end working experience on multiple cloud providers like AWS and Google CloudWhat we'll bring During your interview process, our team can fill you in on all the details of our industry-leading benefits and career development opportunities.A few highlights include:
        • A work environment built on teamwork, flexibility, and respect
        • Professional growth and development programs to help advance your career, as well as tuition reimbursement
        • Vehicle purchase & lease programs
        • Comprehensive health care and wellness plans for your entire family
        • Flextime and virtual work options (if applicable)
        • Toyota 401(k) Savings Plan featuring a company match, as well as an annual retirement contribution from Toyota regardless of whether you contribute
        • Paid holidays and paid time off
        • Referral services related to prenatal services, adoption, childcare, schools and more
        • Flexible spending accounts
        • Relocation assistance (if applicable)This position is based in Plano, TX. Toyota encourages all employees to live within a reasonable commuting distance of their assigned work location. Hybrid work from outside the assigned work location may be permitted in a pre-approved list of states with certain stipulations. Speak with your Recruiter and the Hiring Managerto learn more about our hybrid work program.To save time applying, Toyota does not offer sponsorship of job applicants for employment-based visas or any other work authorization for this position at this time.Belonging at ToyotaOur success begins and ends with our people. We embrace diverse perspectives and value unique human experiences. Respect for all is our North Star. Toyota is proud to have 10+ different Business Partnering Groups across 100 different North American chapter locations that support team members' efforts to dream, do and grow without questioning that they belong. As a company that has been one of DiversityInc's Top 50 Companies for Diversity and a member of The Billion Dollar Roundtable supporting minority and woman-owned suppliers for over 10 years, we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer that celebrates the diversity of the communities where we live and do business.Applicants for our positions are considered without regard to race, ethnicity, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, religion, military or veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by law.Have a question or need assistance with your application? Check out the section of ourcareers page on or send an email to

Keywords: Toyota Deutschland GmbH, Plano , Enterprise Portfolio Architect - ERP/SAP focus, Professions , Plano, Texas

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