Vice President, Enterprise Architecture Governance & Portfolio

at Marriott in Boise, Idaho, United States

Job Description

Job Number 24084329

Job Category Information Technology

Location Marriott International HQ, 7750 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, Maryland, United States

Schedule Full-Time

Located Remotely? Y

Relocation? N

Position Type Management

This role is accountable for leading a team of architects that are responsible for defining, developing, and managing the current and future state enterprise architecture. The team will define the business, technology, and platform architectures that will be used for strategic planning, managing the technology landscape, and defining enterprise-wide transformation. This leader will be responsible for executing the “acceleration through architecture” strategy that promotes quality and velocity across the enterprise.


Education and Experience


+ 12+ years of progressive leadership in solutions, data, or technical architecture with a minimum of 5 years at a VP/Sr. Director level

+ Five year’s recent experience in developing and leveraging current and emerging technologies across IT platforms.

+ Experience defining and co-creating business, technology, and platform architectures, standards, and governance process.

+ Direct management of cross functional, sourced, or matrixed teams

+ Proven ability to influence and gain organization adoption of strategies and architectures.


+ Undergraduate/graduate degree (e.g. Management Information Systems, Computer Sciences)

+ Applications development experience

+ Demonstrated success leading medium- to large-scale initiatives/transformations across enterprise platforms

+ Proven executive experience in IT development across waterfall and agile environments

+ Experience with and significant knowledge of IT outsourcing activities in a managed services environment

+ Proven knowledge of all aspects of the IT functional areas

+ Strong negotiation, influencing and problem resolution skills

+ Proven ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment

+ Experience in business systems and process planning

+ Knowledge of business environment, service requirements and culture

+ Demonstrated ability to assess customer/client needs, creatively approach solutions, decide and influence appropriate courses of action

+ Deep understanding of IT financial structures and ability to manage to corporate financial practices and goals – including drivers of process costs

+ Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to articulate complex ideas in easy to understand business terms

+ Ability to present ideas in business-friendly and user-friendly language

+ Strong client service orientation

+ Team-oriented, collaborative leadership skills

+ Ability to accomplish results through others, particularly by establishing relationships, effective controls and monitoring processes

+ Strong collaboration and partnering skills


Enterprise Architecture Strategy

+ Accountable for leading and developing and managing the delivery of the enterprise capability and domain models, the enterprise architecture principles, current and target state enterprise architectures, and roadmaps. This role will also develop and manage a view of the progression to target state architecture.

Enterprise Platform Architecture

+ Accountable for defining the architectures, design patterns, best practices of platforms that are shared across the enterprise. The responsibility also includes the ongoing evolution of the platform architecture and features based on utilization and the introduction of new business strategies and use cases. This resource works across the Infrastructure and Security teams to influence and align on the architecture and roadmap.

Technology Standards & Design Patterns

+ Accountable for defining and managing the technology standards for the organization. This role will be responsible for managing the inventory of technology standards, the development of technology reference architectures, and roadmaps. This role will lead and participate in technology evaluations and proof-of-concepts. This resource will also be accountable for the development design patterns, best practices, and technology upskilling across product teams.

Architecture Governance

+ Accountable for defining and executing architecture processes such as the Strategic Technology Board, Architecture Review Board, Technical Debt registration, Design Pattern approvals and reporting. This role defines and manages the decision register, the Enterprise Architecture repository and Architecture templates.

California Applicants Only: The salary range for this position is $177,232 to $266,222 annually.

Colorado Applicants Only: The salary range for this position is $165,989 to $242,321 annually.

Hawaii Applicants Only: The salary range for this position is $177,232 to $266,222 annually.

New York Applicants Only: The salary range for this position is $185,442 to $283,905 annually.

Washington Applicants Only: The salary range for this position is $177,232 to $266,222 annually. In addition to the annual salary, the position will be eligible to receive an annual bonus and restricted stock units/stock grants. Employees will accrue 0.04616 PTO balance for every hour worked and eligible to receive minimum of 7 holidays annually.

All locations offer coverage for medical, dental, vision, health care flexible spending account, dependent care flexible spending account, life insurance, disability insurance, accident insurance, adoption expense reimbursements, paid parental leave, educational assistance, 401(k) plan, stock purchase plan, discounts at Marriott properties, commuter benefits, employee assistance plan, and childcare discounts. Benefits are subject to terms and conditions, which may include rules regarding eligibility, enrollment, waiting period, contribution, benefit limits, election changes, benefit exclusions, and others.

Marriott HQ is committed to a hybrid work environment that enables associates to Be connected. Headquarters-based positions are considered hybrid, for candidates within a commuting distance to Bethesda, MD; candidates outside of commuting distance to Bethesda, MD will be considered for Remote positions.

The application deadline for this position is 7 days after the date of this posting, May 24, 2024.

Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer. We believe in hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive, people-first culture. We are committed to non-discrimination on any protected basis, such as disability and veteran status, or any other basis covered under applicable law.

Marriott International is the world’s largest hotel company, with more brands, more hotels and more opportunities for associates to grow and succeed. Be where you can do your best work,? begin your purpose, belong to an amazing global? team, and become the best version of you.

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Job Posting: JC260143695

Posted On: May 20, 2024

Updated On: May 27, 2024

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