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      October 12,2020
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    Junior Enterprise Architect

    NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI) enables secure connections and infrastructure for a smarter world, advancing solutions that make lives easier, better, and safer. As the world leader in secure connectivity solutions for embedded applications, NXP is driving innovation in the automotive, industrial & IoT, mobile, and communication infrastructure markets. Built on more than 60 years of combined experience and expertise, the company has over 29,000 employees in more than 30 countries and posted revenue of $8.88 billion in 2019.

    The domain Enterprise Applications is primarily responsible for translating the business requirements into enterprise IT applications and implementing, maintaining and supporting the applications. Furthermore, Enterprise Applications has the responsibility to ensure alignment between the IT strategy and business strategy, and to ensure the alignment between information application architecture and business requirements.

    The subdomain Enterprise Architecture Office is responsible for the architectures that are created within the Enterprise Applications domain and is also responsible for the Enterprise Architecture Governance, which includes the creation and deployment of architectural practices and the creation of reference architectures for the various IT domains.

    Job Overview

    For NXP IT creating practical value to the business is the primary objective. The Enterprise Architecture Office is supporting the IT organizations through improvement of the architectural practices within IT, in a broad sense. The work of the Enterprise Architecture Office includes improvements in architecture and design descriptions, modelling the architectural landscape, creation of reference architectures, creation of roadmaps, studies on promising technologies and supporting new initiatives. This work is embedded in the organization and has led to a better execution of projects and a better maintainable and more Agile IT landscape.

    This position is for a new college graduate which is a person that has graduated from a University no longer than 2 years ago. We are looking for someone that is able and eager to move to a position with more responsibility in a relative short time. Intensive coaching and guidance will be provided. We aim to provide a long term career path in NXP, which starts in IT and architecture but may lead to divers future roles.

    Your responsibilities :

    • Contribute to studies on new tools and techniques

    • Interact with different (business) stakeholders to describe requirements

    • Create proof of concepts: Examples are Robotic Process Automation, chatbots, Enterprise Data Intelligence, tools for road mapping and portfolio management

    • In time: Lead study projects

    • Support solution and enterprise architects (and learn from them to take up that role over time)

    • Support in the creation of architecture models and use of enterprise architecture tooling. Describe requirements for dashboards and view and create and validate these with the various stakeholders

    • Support architecture board meetings as secretary. Making minutes and follow people up on action points

    • Maintain the Enterprise Architecture Portal in SharePoint (or other tools)

    • Describe and evaluate architectural decisions

    • Co-organize workshops together with colleagues

    • Creation and deployment of architectural ways of working such as SAFe, architecture and project governance

    • Maintain reference architectures at domain and enterprise level in various tools

    Your profile

    • Master or PhD degree (IT related)

    • Enterprise Architecture is part of the University Curriculum with good results

    • No work experience is required, but internships in Enterprise Architecture or Solution Architecture is a pre

    • Proven interest, as part of the curriculum or traineeships, in architecture modelling such as Archimate, BPMN or the like. Experience with Architecture tooling, such as Abacus is a pre

    • Extracurricular activities that show experience with presentations, and working together in larger groups

    • Proven experience with using various tools and environments, e.g. as part of private activities

    • Good English language skills (written/verbal)

    Soft skills:

    • Willing to learn new skill rapidly. Eager.

    • Pro-active: Internal drive to contact the right persons to make progress and organize the work with minimum supervision

    • Pragmatic attitude: Able to translate theoretical knowledge in practical results

    • Analytical and conceptual capabilities demonstrated as part of Master Thesis assignment (or PhD Thesis)

    • Good social skills: able to work with people of different (technical) background

    • Result and Quality driven. Focus on end goal. Precise worker and a finisher

    • Flexible to take up different assignments simultaneously and changes to contents of the assignments

    If you are as excited about this opportunity as we are, we kindly invite you to apply. After a screening based on your profile you can be expected to have a video interview with our Talent Acquisition Consultant followed by business interviews.

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