What makes Gartner a GREAT fit for you? When you join Gartner, you'll be part of a team with a no-limits mindset that helps the world become smarter and more connected. We're the world's leading research and advisory company that steers clients toward the right decisions with business and technology insights they can't find anywhere else. Our associates enjoy a collaborative work environment with exceptional training and career development. If you like working with a curious, supportive, high-performing team, Gartner is the place for you.Interested in learning more, view and register for any of our upcoming recruiting events here!In this role, the Sr. Architect will drive key architectural decisions in connection with Gartner's transition to modern and flexible financial-management systems. The preferred location for this role is Irving, TX; however, remote may be considered.Major ResponsibilitiesLeads the process of end-to-end technology solution architectural decision-making across multiple large transformation programs focused on Finance (ERP, CPQ, Billing, Revenue Recognition), and Sales (Sales Lead Management, Sales Pipeline Management, Territory Management, CRM).Defines, promotes, and implements a set of principles used to make architecture decisions.Ensures that architectural decisions are well-documented, and that all business and technical stakeholders are appropriately involved in decision making, and informed of decisionsRole's ImpactGartner is growing rapidly, and the processes and systems that support key business processes such as Quote to Cash are being transformed. We are seeking a leader who can make key technology architecture decisions that will be critical to making this a successful transformation.RelationshipsThis is a role that requires excellent communication skills, since the solution architect will have to interact with business stakeholders, technical leads, software engineers and senior management. Most of the relationships will be internal, but some will be external when working with software vendors or contract agencies / consultants.EducationBachelor or Master's degree in a computer science or IT-related field preferredProfessional Experience10 years or more as a software engineer and/or technology / solution architect, including at least 3 or 4 years in a leadership capacityTechnical SkillsBusiness Domain expertise in one or more of the following areas: Quote to Cash (Order Management, CPQ, Product Fulfillment, Variable Compensation, Billing). ERP (GL, AP, AR, Procurement), CRM (Lead Management, Sales Pipeline Management, Account & Contact Management, Territory Management)Technical expertise in one or more of the following areas:Salesforce, Apttus, Zuora, Anaplan preferredJava, node.js, Python or .NETExperience with cloud computing, container technologies and serverless computingExperience with Agile/Scrum development methodologiesStrong verbal / written communication skills, especially around the presentation of architectural options/decisions to various audiences (business / technical / management)Job Requisition ID:53402By submitting your information and application, you confirm that you have read and agree to the country or regional recruitment notice linked below applicable to your place of residence.Gartner Applicant Privacy Link: efficient navigation through the application, please only use the back button within the application, not the back arrow within your browser.