Director, Enterprise Systems Architect at Toast

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Job Overview

The Director, Enterprise Systems Architect will contribute to Toast’s success by ensuring enterprise technology investments and designs, are made for optimal support of the business strategy and rapid scale. The Director, Enterprise Systems Architect contributes to the overall systems architecture vision for Toast, and collaborates heavily with R&D and IT, to ensure a seamless architecture experience across the operational side of the business and our core product.

What will you do:

  • Design, implement, and govern enterprise architecture and technical roadmaps in close collaboration and partnership with business, application, data, and security leaders
  • Drive architecture governance where needed, including approving technology solutions
  • Maintain consistency of architectural principles across systems and applications
  • Provide functional direction to Solutions Architects to ensure technical solution designs align with enterprise architecture standards and principles
  • Ensuring compliance between business strategies, enterprise transformation activities, and technology directions, setting strategies, policies, standards and practices
  • Ensuring that designed or reviewed solutions conform to architectural requirements such as scalability, maintainability, reliability, extensibility, usability and security
  • Looking years ahead to consider the long-term consequences for the enterprise when choosing a technical direction, proposing a technology investment, proposing harmonization of the environments, proposing simplification opportunities, or advising a business leader on strategic issues
  • Become a driving force for addressing technical debt by guiding and coaching delivery teams on both avoiding new debt and removing old debt. Works with business leaders to understand the implications of technical debt and helps guide them in supporting the delivery teams to address it.

Do you have the right ingredients?

  • 10+ years of industry experience in a complex global organization with, 5+ years of experience in Enterprise Systems Architecture
  • BS degree in Computer Science or a related field
  • Proven experience across multiple business areas and multiple technologies with a well-rounded background in applications, software, databases, middleware, etc.
  • Proven experience in future state architecture, taking business to the next level, creating competitive advantage to the business
  • Proven experience leading large, complex scale projects
  • Good understanding of the architectural principles of cloud based platforms including SaaS, PaaS, multitenancy, multi-tiered infrastructure, etc.
  • Experience with large scale CRM and ERP deployments

Bonus ingredients?

  • Experience with Salesforce.com CRM
  • Experience with Netsuite ERP
  • Experience with ServiceNow ITSM
  • Experience with Workday HCM
  • Experience with Workato iPaaS
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • .NETLanguages
    • C#Languages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • ASP.NETFrameworks
    • ExpressFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • MySQLDatabases
    • DynamoDBDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • IllustratorDesign
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • SketchDesign
    • AsanaManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • TrelloManagement
    • WordpressCMS
    • SalesforceCRM
    • Constant ContactEmail

Location

We are located in the trendy, downtown area of Streeterville on Michigan Avenue. You can find us next to the Wrigley Building!

An Insider's view of Toast

What's something quirky about your company?

Our sticker obsession! We love collecting and trading them.

Eric

Manager of Snacks

What does your typical day look like?

6 cups of coffee, a Cliff bar, lunch at 2, and on my way home by 7!

Shawn

Operations Specialist

How does the company support your career growth?

I meet with my manager every week to review my personal goals and discuss how I want to grow as a developer. We also get a yearly stipend that we can use to attend conferences and purchase books that expand our knowledge base.

Biz

Software Engineer

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

I've been extremely fortunate to have great mentors and managers who encouraged me to look at situations through different lenses. This has helped me identify opportunities to carve out new career paths. Four of the six roles I've held did not exist before I stepped into them.

Krystal

L&D Specialist

What are Toast Perks + Benefits

Toast Benefits Overview

Like most tech companies, we offer commuter subsidization, full health coverage, endless snacks, and collaborative workspaces. But what makes us unique is our offerings beyond the standard spread of perks and benefits: unlimited PTO, 401(k) match, sabbatical after five years, $500 wellness stipend, fun company events, employee-led communities, peer-nominated Toasty Awards and most importantly, an environment where you can truly be yourself. If you want to get the inside scoop on what it's really like to work here, check out our instagram @lifeattoast and follow the hashtag #WeAreToasters.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Someone's primary function is managing the company's diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Acme employees can contribute up to $2700 annually to their FSA.
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Life insurance is equal to 1 times an employee's annual salary.
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Sabbatical
Eligible employees get a summer of paid sabbatical after their first 5 years of working at the company.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Our game room includes Ping Pong, Pool Table.
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Parking
Recreational Clubs
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
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