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Senior Lead Solutions Architect

posted May 5, 2019

Hilton - System Solutions - Memphis
Memphis, TN

About This Job


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 building 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 Memphis, TN;

Dallas, TX; or McLean, VA.***

As a Senior Lead Solutions Architect at Hilton, you will be responsible for the architectural and technical guidance for Back Office applications, as well as for leading the day-to-day activities for support vendors. You will drive technology specialists and vendors in deep-dive architecture reviews, makes technical development and design decisions to ensure the optimal outcome. You will utilize your technical expertise and analytical skills to work closely with Build Managers, Enterprise Architects and multi-functional teams to assess the architectural impact of business requirements on underlying Hilton Worldwide technology capabilities and platforms, identifying risks and issues with mitigations.

More specifically, you will:

  • Advise/contribute to application roadmaps.
  • Adhere to Enterprise Architecture standards and strategy for the company including business, application, product, integration, data, and infrastructure architectures.
  • Write (in collaboration with the Platform Architect) technical business documents such as software design specifications, system architectures and software requirements specifications.
  • Provide guidance and technical leadership on software/platform architecture and design to software development teams by referencing and implementing standard methodology and approach.
  • Provide leadership in delivery of project and initiatives.
  • Lead internal and external partners in strategy/project initiation, architecture, requirements analysis, design, project management and systems integration activities.
  • Work with the various internal IT groups to integrate solutions components (e.g. custom architecture, enterprise information), scope cost, timeline and understand implications on architecture.


What are we looking for?

We believe the success in this role will demonstrate itself through the following attributes and skills:

  • Understands, documents, and describes complex technical subjects
  • Aligns business capabilities to IT solutions
  • Acts as a trainer, mentor, and advisor to colleagues
  • Translates complex business and technical needs into technological objectives, plans, specifications, resources and short-term goals
  • Drives innovation in line with architecture standards and strategy
  • Demonstrates expertise in software/platform design principles
  • Dedicated, ambitious individual with good time management and attention to detail
  • Problem solvers, who are flexible and creative in finding solutions for hard problems
  • Social communicators, who will positively influence Hilton’s partners and who will communicate effectively at all levels
  • Self-starters, who take initiative in implementing goals, utilizing analytical skills, and possessing adaptability to change

To fulfill this role successfully, you should demonstrate the following minimum qualifications:

  • Seven (7) years of IT experience
  • Five (5) years of software/platform design and implementation experience
  • Four (4) years IT project management experience in a Technical Lead or Supervisory aspect
  • Business travel of approximately 5%

It would be helpful in this position for you to demonstrate the following capabilities and distinctions:

  • BA/BS Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Computer Science or related discipline
  • Ten (10) years of IT experience
  • Seven (7) years of software/platform design and implementation experience
  • Two (2) years of software/platform design and implementation experience with cloud applications/technologies
  • Microsoft SharePoint Administration experience
  • Microsoft Office 365 experience
  • Cloud Platform experience (AWS or Azure)
  • API Development experience
  • Salesforce application development experience
  • Microsoft .Net application development experience
  • Database development experience
What will it be like to work for Hilton?

Hilton is the world’s leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For nearly a century, Hilton has offered business and leisure travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities, and value. Hilton is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands. Our vision to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality unites us as a team to create remarkable hospitality experiences around the world every day. And, our amazing Team Members are at the heart of it all!



About This Employer

Hilton - System Solutions - Memphis

755 Crossover Lane
Memphis, TN 38117

Regional Office

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We are passionate about delivering exceptional guest experiences.

We believe Hospitality isn’t just a job; it’s a journey of self-discovery, growth, community and cultures. Our Team Members are extraordinary professionals who work together to deliver exceptional experiences for all who walk through our doors. As we continue to grow and innovate, our Vision “to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality” has never faltered. We are more than a room for the night. We create heartfelt experiences for Guests, meaningful opportunities for Team Members, and a positive impact in our Communities.