The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company Enterprise Architect in Akron, Ohio

Requisition ID: 42247

Sponsorship Available: No

Relocation Assistance Available: Yes

Goodyear. More Driven.

Position Overview:

The Sr. Manager of IT, Global Strategy and Architecture is the principal IT Manager for ensuring that business strategy and any relevant trends are expressed in the company’s processes and systems, with responsibility for partnering with global business and IT leadership in achieving the goals set for the business. Play an active leadership role in advancing the global IT functions including defining and driving programs to build IT capabilities and improve the maturity of the organization.   

Key Responsibilities:

  • Partnering with the Director IT – Global Operations and key business leaders create, manage & communicate long range business and IT strategies and supporting roadmaps for the corporate and global functions. Ensure alignment with Global & SBU IT Directors to deliver consistent, innovative solutions for business process visions.

  • Envision, develop & manage core IT governance processes for ensuring Strategic IT / business alignment, managing IT investments, building IT capabilities and delivering IT projects & services. Facilitate business process governance and continuous improvement; divert investments from tactical, ad-hoc, requests to more strategically aligned investment programs; define and govern architectural standards.

  • Partner with the Director Global SAP and other IT leaders to develop architecture governance processes and capabilities.

  • Support the CIO in managing strategic communications such as Org and Talent, Board of Directors updates, etc.

Critical Experience Required:

  • 10 years of progressive IT leadership assignments

  • Track record of achieving measureable business objectives

  • Demonstrated exposure to multiple IT and business areas (applications, infrastructure, project management, business analysis)

Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies. It employs about 65,000 people and manufactures its products in 48 facilities in 22 countries around the world. Its two Innovation Centers in Akron, Ohio and Colmar-Berg, Luxembourg strive to develop state-of-the-art products and services that set the technology and performance standard for the industry. For more information about Goodyear and its products, go to .

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