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Enterprise Architect


New Bremen, OH, US, 45869

Company Description:


Crown Equipment Corporation is a leading innovator in world-class forklift and material handling equipment and technology. As one of the world’s largest lift truck manufacturers, we are committed to providing the customer with the safest, most efficient and ergonomic lift truck possible to lower their total cost of ownership.


Primary Responsibilities


  • Create and maintain a series of architecture diagrams, descriptions, and templates of information that illustrates the three-to-five-year target architecture.
  • Collaborate with all software development teams to review the objectives and constraints of each solution and determine conformance with the architecture.
  • Document the gaps that exist between the current state and the three-to-five-year target architecture, and establish plans, including a qualitative assessment of the level of effort, cost, duration, and risk to close those gaps.
  • Identify and recommend areas appropriate for further study and participates in any Proof of Concept projects required to thoroughly investigate architectural possibilities and strengthen arguments for their adoption.
  • Effectively promotes a collaborative team environment and communicates to appropriate leaders and stakeholders within the company to get understanding, feedback, and approval.
  • Advocate and communicate the strict adherence of all software development to the approved architecture.




  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, CIS, MIS or related degree, along with five or more years of related technical experience.
  • Experience with emerging architecture and development practices preferred.
  • Certifications or experience on cloud platforms and toolsets preferred.
  • SAP experience is preferred.
  • Must have innovative thinking skills and the ability to analyze details and adopt a big-picture view.
  • Experience in analyzing and documenting both existing solutions and new domains as well as modeling at the business, information application and technical layers.


Work Authorization:


Crown will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which sponsorship will be provided. Individuals with temporary visas or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

No agency calls please.


Compensation and Benefits:


Crown offers an excellent wage and benefits package for full-time employees including Health/Dental/Vision/Prescription Drug Plan, Flexible Benefits Plan, 401K Retirement Savings Plan, Life and Disability Benefits, Paid Holidays, Paid Vacation, Tuition Reimbursement, and much more.

EO/AA Employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled


Nearest Major Market: Lima
Nearest Secondary Market: Findlay

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