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2023-46737 -

VP, Chief Architect - Enterprise Applications and Infrastructure 

Location(s): Mountain View, California
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Company Overview

Intuit is a global technology platform that helps consumers and small businesses overcome their most important financial challenges. Serving more than 100 million customers worldwide with TurboTax, Credit Karma, QuickBooks, and Mailchimp, we believe that everyone should have the opportunity to prosper. We never stop working to find new, innovative ways to make that possible.

Job Overview

Intuit is a global technology platform that helps consumers and small businesses overcome their most important financial challenges. Serving more than 100 million customers worldwide with TurboTax, Credit Karma, QuickBooks, and Mailchimp, we believe that everyone should have the opportunity to prosper. We never stop working to find new, innovative ways to make that possible.

The Tech-4-Intuit (t4i) team is responsible for building Intuit’s core capabilities surrounding enterprise applications and infrastructure. Our team owns a series of capabilities spanning enterprise Finance, People and Places tech, Learning, digital collaboration, enterprise infrastructure, privacy and more.  Our broader set of stakeholders include Intuit’s Finance team, Human Resources team, Brand and Experience team, Legal team and all of Intuit employees. The t4i team works closely with these stakeholders to ensure we are delivering the enterprise capabilities needed to support Intuit’s scale, growth and provide best in class employee experience. 

The t4i team has been on a platform journey, to ensure our customers get a seamless experience across our products.  We are consolidating and standardizing all our backend processes onto a common set of capabilities.  We are also in the process of evaluating different vendor capabilities through a build vs buy strategy to provide the best-in-class tech capabilities for our stakeholders and employees.

The Chief Architect - Enterprise Applications and Infrastructure  is a vice president level role that will report to the Chief Information Officer and is responsible for driving tech strategy for all the enterprise capabilities. The role will partner closely with leaders from t4i Product Management, t4i Engineering and from Accelerated Functions (Finance, HR, Legal) to understand the business needs and put together a strategy roadmap and establish a durable pattern to support Intuit’s growth and scale through technology and automation. 

Qualifications

 

  • Minimum BS degree in Computer Science or closely related discipline, or equivalent work experience.
  • 15+ years of software product development experience with 5+ working as an enterprise or solutions architect.
  • Demonstrated ability to research and learn new technologies and business processes independently and apply them as needed. 
  • Passion for facilitative leadership, collaboration and lead teams across boundaries.
  • Proven capability to communicate and collaborate at all levels - from front line engineers to senior leaders.
  • Have a firm understanding of systems engineering and high-availability design.
  • Understand the benefits and trade-offs between asynchronous and synchronous processing.
  • Iterative software development fundamentals are under your belt, including possibly experience with SCRUM, Agile or other iterative approaches.
  • Have strong business acumen to be able to bridge technical and business priorities.
  • Track record of collaboration and influence – recognized as a great partner for the business and technology teams.
  • Entrepreneurial and self-motivated to change the world.

Responsibilities

This role is accountable to:

  • Influence and act as an expert technologist capable of evaluating technology partners and their applicability to solve our needs in enterprise systems.
  • Govern the enterprise systems technology standards for the company to ensure consistent and compliant application.
  • Lead technical solution architecture for big impact, cross-Intuit initiatives, mainly focused on enterprise technologies that impact the employee life cycle and finance capabilities.
  • Partner with the architects community at Intuit to co-drive architectural imperatives and adopt engineering best practices within enterprise systems.
  • Collaborate with engineering and product management leaders within t4i and beyond to deliver outcomes representing Enterprise systems.
  • Build the Intuit technology brand, attract top talent and represent Intuit at external events that accelerate Intuit platform journey. 
  • Develop, inspire and hold accountable senior technologists across Intuit but with specific focus on the areas of accountability

 

Required

  • Deep understanding of business processes and technology landscape in above capabilities, specifically in finance and HR space.
  • Provide thought leadership across a number of interdependent engineering teams, architects, systems and business leaders.
  • Influences the shaping of enterprise technologies and by contributing to the framework (architecture) used across multiple systems (build and/or buy).
  • Masterful technical documentation and presentation skills to communicate architectural and design options, educating development teams and business users.
  • Act as an industry thought leader, continuing to share Intuit’s growth story as one of the top SaaS, data-driven, and cloud deployed companies on the web.
  • Build prototypes to rapidly iterate on the problem and zero in on the optimal customer experience.
  • Participate in cross-company technology initiatives

Intuit provides a competitive compensation package with a strong pay for performance rewards approach. The expected base pay range for this position is Bay Area California $$335,000 - $453,000. This position will be eligible for a cash bonus, equity rewards and benefits, in accordance with our applicable plans and programs (see more about our compensation and benefits at Intuit®: Careers | Benefits). Pay offered is based on factors such as job-related knowledge, skills, experience, and work location. To drive ongoing pay equity for employees, Intuit conducts regular comparisons across categories of ethnicity and gender.

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"At Intuit, we have the unique opportunity to empower millions of communities around the world by helping small business owners, individuals, and the self-employed succeed and accomplish their dreams of prosperity. There’s nothing else like it."
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"I really felt drawn to Intuit because it's a place where I feel like I can make super meaningful impact on customers’ lives and their day-to-day. Finances are tricky and it’s emotional and stressful, and if I can help lift that burden off of someone, I feel like it’s worth it."
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"Our goal at Intuit is to solve challenging financial problems for millions of people. It’s satisfying to design awesome solutions knowing that you’re helping people around the world achieve their dreams of prosperity."
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"One of the things that stands out about Intuit is the impact that we have on our customers. Whether it's helping them yearly with their taxes or every day with their finances, it is truly satisfying to know that we’re using our resources and knowledge to power prosperity for millions of people around the world."
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