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Enterprise Architect



United States · Remote
Posted on Tuesday, February 6, 2024

Enterprise Architect

Job Locations US-Virtual Office
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Requisition ID
Information Technology

C1 Company Overview

C1: 1 Contact, 1 Connection, 1 Choice

C1 is the foremost, single-source provider of advanced communications and data technology for business. That means if it's digital, we connect our customers to it -- from phone systems and hardware to computer networks, application development, managed solutions and more. And we're 100% passionate with designing, implementing, managing and supporting our customers' every need from end to end, so that they can focus on what they do best.

So, when it comes to joining a team of IT and communications technology pros who are empowered to do what they do best, your best choice -- your #1 choice -- is C1.



An Enterprise Architect (EA) focuses on the big picture, creating technology strategies that enhance connectivity and human experiences across the entire organization. An Enterprise Architect is the technical lead for the customer that transcends the Account Executive and is the primary technical contact for the customer. The position is responsible for assessing customer needs and tailoring customized solutions that are moderate to complex in nature to fit business needs. The Enterprise Architect is well versed in all market offerings in their area of expertise and works closely with the account team to ensure full accuracy of the solution design during the lifecycle of the sale. Also, this position can explain, position, and justify costs related to C1's solutions.


Essential Functions

  • Develops and advises on enterprise architecture models
  • Aligns technology initiatives with business objectives/experiences
  • Advises on technology trends and innovations
  • Validates solution discovery requirements and aligns them to customer outcomes/experience
  • Presents C1’s entire portfolio and C1 (ConvergeOne) “Human Experience” story
  • Collaborates closely with key customers and maintains key technical relationships with customers
  • Collaborates closely with Account Executives, forming synergistic partnerships that ensures a unified approach to customer needs, from solution crafting to account management
  • Leads technical teams (Design Engineers, Solution Architects, Chief Advisors, Delivery Engineers, Project Managers and Managed Services engineers)
  • Oversees and responsible for the whole sales cycle, serving deals from discovery through project execution and supporting adoption in partnership with Services, PM and Lifecycle teams
  • Acts as the main orchestrator behind any major deal, ensuring that all elements of the deal from initial customer requirements to final implementation plans are seamlessly integrated
  • Interacts directly with key customers, virtually and preferably in-person, to build relationships, lead projects (pre-Sales, Post-sales, and Managed Services) and ensure C1 success
  • Maintains ongoing engagement with customers who consume managed services, ensuring that their evolving needs are consistently met and that our solution continues to align with their long-term objectives
  • Remains connected to assigned customers, including between projects

Additional Specific Duties and Responsibilities

Accustomed to working in virtual office environment


Required Qualifications

  • Extensive experience in enterprise-level projects
  • Strong strategic thinking and leadership skills
  • Ability to relate to customers’ needs and showing understanding and insight
  • Ability to function as trusted advisor and build long-lasting trustworthy relationships with customers
  • Demonstrates comprehensive technical abilities across various domains and across numerous services models (pre-sales, Delivery and Managed)
  • Deep understanding of enterprise architecture frameworks, cloud computing, Collaboration, and Infrastructure design
  • Ability to work independently with minimal direction providing accurate solution architecture for clients
  • Ability to communicate with all levels, including executive levels, with customers and partners, and bridge the gap between business users and information technology
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills to convey complex technical details in a manner understandable to non-technical stakeholders; excellent relationship and collaborations skills
  • Competency in negotiating with vendors, team members, and stakeholders to reach optimal outcomes
  • Ability to adapt to new challenges and technologies; staying updated with industry trends
  • Ability in prioritizing tasks and projects to meet deadlines without compromising quality
  • Ability to identify and assess technical risks and create mitigation strategies
  • Ability to mentor, guide, and manage technical teams, ensuring that projects are executed efficiently
  • Certifications or equivalent experience in area of focus
  • Proficient at all Microsoft Office products; Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, and SharePoint

Additional Information


* 401(k) Plan (35% match per dollar up to 10%)
* Medical Coverage (3 plan options, no network - all providers are covered, includes comprehensive member advocacy; & Kaiser CA plan option)
* HSA + Employer Contribution
* In-vitro Fertility (treatment coverage)
* Dental
* Vision
* FSA Plans
* Pre-tax Commuter Plans
* Employer-paid Life Insurance
* Employer-paid Short + Long Term Disability
* Paid Parental Leave (4 weeks at 100%)
* Employee Assistance Plan
* Voluntary Life Insurance
* Legal/ID Theft Plans
* TeleHealth Options
* Omada Health (healthy living solution)
* Travel Assistance
* Business Travel Accident Coverage
* Employer-paid Pet Telehealth
* Accident Insurance
* Critical Illness Insurance
* Hospital Indemnity Insurance
* Health Advocate
* Volunteer Time Off

Work Environment
Ability to handle multiple priorities and demands in a fast-paced environment. This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, and filing cabinets.

Physical Environment
Physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a team member to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.

Other Duties/Changes
This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of all duties, responsibilities or activities that are required of a team member for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. At any point in time, the essential functions and primary duties associated with this position will be the principal, major or most important duties, responsibilities and activities that the employee is expected to perform as determined and directed by C1.

EEO Statement
C1 provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all team members and applicants for employment opportunities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment, and all team members will be treated with respect to their employment, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status. For further details please view the Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP. http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm

Pay Range

$110,000 - $160,000

Base pay ranges are estimated. Actual base pay will be based on education, experience, location, certifications, skill set, and any other relevant factors. Incentive/variable pay opportunities are in addition to base pay.

Notice of E-Verify Participation
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