Principal Enterprise Solution Architect

Cornerstone onDemand

Cornerstone is looking for a Principal Enterprise Solution Architect that will play a key role in driving digital transformation and workplace enablement efforts across a global IT organization. The role will report to the Sr. Director of Enterprise Architecture and Shared Service. You will be working alongside business and technical stakeholders on the management IT Architecture landscape that aligns with the overall company strategy and goals.

To succeed in this role, it will be necessary for you to have a natural analytical way of thinking, a strong collaborative working and communication style, exemplary stakeholder management skills across all levels of an organization, and clear sense of ownership and accountability. Position is hybrid, with 3 days in Dublin, CA office .

In this role you will…

Leverage your experience in digital workplace enablement to design a best-in-class employee digital experience that reflects the needs of the various IT operations and business functions

Formulate use cases for generative AI applications based on business needs and ROI profile

Partner with the IT SaaS team and business stakeholders to support software rationalization based on specific business needs (e.g., project management, data enrichment, etc.)

Collaborate with the IT leads to develop an acquisition playbook that drives scalability through standardization, process efficiencies and reduction in technical debt.

Work on the overall IT systems landscape with other solution architects and IT leads to improve performance and better meet business needs

Connect the dots between core systems design

Work with IT leads on ITGC and compliance related readiness

You have what it takes if you have…

A Bachelors degree in IT or a related field

7 years of experience in a Solution Architect role

Experience with solution management of key Go-to-Market, Finance and productivity applications including Salesforce, Oracle, Clari, etc.

Demonstrated ability to influence stakeholders and work closely with others to determine, and execute, acceptable solutions

Strong leadership, organizational, and communication skills with problem-solving ability

You can operate effectively in a high demand, rapidly shifting / fluid environment.

You can bring clarity to ambiguous situations and simplify processes and messaging

Exemplary written and verbal communication skills including the ability to concisely communicate with technical and non-technical stakeholders across the organization.

Demonstrated ability of working in a busy and highly collaborative environment

Strong sense of ownership and accountability, a self-starter

Demonstrated commitment to valuing diversity and contributing to an inclusive working and learning environment

Consideration for privacy and security obligations

Demonstrated commitment to valuing diversity and contributing to an inclusive working and learning environment

Extra dose of awesome if you have…

Experience with one or several of these tools: Salesforce, Mavenlink (or other PSA tools), JIRA, Smartsheet, Microsoft Project, ServiceNow, LucidChart, Tableau


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