Vice President, Solutions Architecture and Engineering

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Americas North and South
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Wyndham Worldwide
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Vice President, Solutions Architecture and Engineering
06 Oct 2016

Wyndham Worldwide is one of the world's largest hospitality companies with more than 30,000 employees across six continents. We offer individual consumers and business customers a variety of hospitality products and services as well as various accommodation alternatives and price ranges through our premier portfolio of world-renowned brands. We offer people with talent; passion and integrity a world of opportunity...Come join our family! We strive to cultivate a global workforce where talented individuals from a wide array of backgrounds, with different experiences and viewpoints are valued. We have a culture rich in diversity where personal accountability, professional growth opportunities and recognition for a job well-done are everyday occurrences.
This position is responsible for leading the Solutions Architecture & Engineering team in:

- Owning the enterprise reference architecture/infrastructure guidelines and standards for designing/developing/deploying/supporting target state capabilities;
- Defining the conceptual, logical, physical architecture/solutions for enterprise capabilities to be developed;
- Ensuring the Solutions Architecture & Engineering team proactively lead and coordinate defining and supporting the roadmap/direction for future technologies as well as builds consensus across the company on strategic technology solutions;
- Understanding operating Business Unit business strategies and driving alignment to their goals internally to Corporate IT Services teams;
- Working on highly complex projects and manages teams in Enterprise Architecture, Platform Architecture, Technology Strategy, and Standards and Governance.
- Lead the teams to develop, maintain and govern enterprise architecture (EA) disciplines across the Infrastructure & Shared Services organization, govern the use of platforms by the function, facilitate the definition and evolution of the technology strategy, and oversee compliance with standards, policies & frameworks.


- Bachelor's degree in computer science, information systems, computer engineering, a related discipline and/or equivalent work experience.
- Typically has 10 or more years of IT work experience in multiple IT areas and 2 to 3 years of relevant enterprise-wide infrastructure/solutions/data architecture experience in one or more specialty areas.
- Experience in developing/deploying/supporting multiple models of service delivery (on premise/hybrid/cloud/managed service)
- 10 + years of experience in at least two IT disciplines (such as technical architecture, network management, application development, middleware, information analysis, database management or operations) in a multi-Business Unit/Corporate environment.
- Requires 10 years' experience leading teams.
- An in-depth understanding of company products and customer needs as well as an ability to balance the long-term ("big picture") and short-term implications of individual decisions. In addition, he/she must have excellent communication skills and the ability to influence others.
- Requires exposure to multiple, diverse technologies and processing environments.
- Knowledge of all components of holistic enterprise architecture/infrastructure, business re-engineering principles and processes, and knowledge of financial models and budgeting.

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