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Bridgestone Americas, Inc Enterprise Architect - Business Solutions in Nashville, Tennessee

Enterprise Architecture work involves developing high level frameworks that align an organization's IT infrastructure with business processes/data to improve the efficiency and productivity of business operations including:

Mapping the relationships between information systems components (i.e., end users, business processes, applications, data, IT platform hardware/software, and networks)

Identifying key interactions and dependencies across separate systems and platforms

Evaluating the total cost of ownership and return on investment of various architecture alternatives

A role at this level typically:

Manages a department or function that includes multiple teams led by Managers/supervisors and/or manages a functional area or process that may or may not have direct reports

Ownership of short to mid-term (1-3 years) execution of functional strategy and the operational direction of the department

Responsible for ensuring department goals/objectives are met and align to Bridgestone's overall strategy

Oversees and supports development and execution of departmental strategy

Requires ability to influence multiple, diverse stakeholders to accept policy, practices, and approaches

Involves frequent communication with executive leadership on issues of significance

Controls resources and policy formation in area of responsibility

Influences, coaches, and develops direct reports

Other duties as assigned

Bachelor's degree; 8+ years of relevant experience including 5+ years management or leadership experience

Or Master's degree; 6+ years of relevant experience including 4-5 years management or leadership experience

Designs and develops IT architecture (integrated process, applications, data and technology) solutions to business problems in alignment with the enterprise architecture direction and standards. Performs technical planning, architecture development and modification of specifications. Develops specifications for new products/services, applications and service offerings. Assesses the compatibility and integration of products/services proposed as standards in order to ensure an integrated architecture across interdependent technologies

Wherever you work and whatever role you fill, when you represent the Bridgestone name you know that you are a valued teammate who is part of our larger mission to Serve Society with Superior Quality. We start by offering each teammate more than just a salary. We provide formal training, competitive performance incentives, paid vacation and holidays, healthcare packages for full-time and part-time employees, and a 401k plan to help build your future. We believe people can only provide superior service and quality to others when they are allowed to bring their whole selves to work and know they are supported. We believe in championing all perspectives, individuals and teams because we understand the importance of seeing the world and our business through many different lenses. We are building a team as diverse as the world we serve. So, show us what you are made of. Show us the smart stuff, the tough stuff, the bold, beautiful and brave stuff. Because who you are is what we need. Bridgestone Americas, Inc. is headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee and is the U.S. subsidiary of Bridgestone Corporation headquartered in Japan. Bridgestone Americas and its subsidiaries develop, manufacture and market a wide range of Bridgestone, Firestone and associate brand products to address the needs of a broad range of customers and industries.

Bridgestone is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. It is our policy to consider for employment all individuals regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

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