Principal Solutions Architect, Groups, Meetings and Events - Hilton
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From smartphone capabilities like Digital Key to connected rooms that allow for integrated entertainment, temperature and lighting controls, Hilton's Global Technology team is responsible for creating the hospitality experience of the future for our guests, owners and Team Members. Through innovative technology development and deployment this team ensures Hilton has the technology needed to support our continued global growth while remaining at the forefront of hospitality technology innovation.
What will I be doing?
***The location for this position can be in Dallas, TX or Memphis, TN.*** As the Principal Solutions Architect, you will be responsible for thought leadership, analysis, modeling, and socialization of solution architecture of projects and product features across Hilton Worldwide Mobile and Web technologies that meet the needs of the enterprise and its customers. You will lead architecture efforts to pave the way for delivering solutions. You will collaborate with multi-functional leads as well as product leads on current and future strategic efforts that will be required allowing Hilton Worldwide to maintain its position as a leader in hospitality.
More specifically, you will:
Provide authoritative guidance, leadership and design direction to a team of engineers and leads to ensure sound delivery of customer-facing features and functions across the web and mobile channels.
Establish extensive visibility and build relationships within technology and business to ensure multi-functional alignment providing clear direction to product teams.
Ensure the team follows the defined agile and architecture methodology delivering industry leading web and mobile solutions with elite security, quality and performance.
Ensure the product teams understanding of proposed solutions to deliver features with minimal obstacles.
Contribute to crafting and implementing the core principles of architecture and delivery and ensure these principles are followed throughout the team.
Maintain technical depth and breadth of knowledge across channels but also possess an in-depth understanding of industry and business dynamics and political sensitivities.
Advise leadership of major dependencies and key strategies while maintaining the reputation as an accomplished solutions architect and inspiring leader. Your advice and decisions will have a long-term strategic impact and may result in significant investment in resources.
\" What are we looking for?
We are seeking problem solvers, who are passionate about growing in a dynamic industry and who love to combine their analytical skills with intuition for business. We believe success in this role will demonstrate itself through the following attributes and skills:
Organized self-starter with a can-do attitude
Strong personality and leadership skills to implement architecture principles, provide mentorship, and set teams up for success
Ability to thrive in a fast paced and dynamic environment with Focus and Precision
Interpersonal communicators, who will positively influence Hilton's partners and who will communicate effectively at all levels
Collaborative teamwork that brings to bear positive partnerships and demonstrated ability to partner with Leads across multiple groups
Multi-taskers who effectively balance multiple projects, platforms, teams assignments, and priorities with a cool-head under time constraints to effectively handle concurrent demands
Large e-commerce and digital delivery experience
To fulfill this role successfully, you should demonstrate the following minimum qualifications:
Ten (10) years of professional experience
Four (4) years of development experience
Four (4) years of Supervisory experience
Two (2) years of Architecture experience
Strong working knowledge of Agile methodology
Travel - up to 25%
It would be helpful in this position for you to demonstrate the following capabilities and distinctions:
BA/BS Bachelor's Degree
Twelve (12) years of professional experience
Six (6) years of leadership experience
Five (5) years of Architecture experience
Five (5) years of development experience
Experience in Customer Facing Web, Mobile, and API Technologies such as IOS/Swift, Android/Java/Cotlin, React/React Native, Webpack, GraphQL, Express, and Node.js
Travel - 30%
* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.