Architect, Business Analytics Job

Job:¬ Information Technology
Primary Location:¬ Lancaster,¬ Pennsylvania
Relocation Offered:¬ No¬ 
Employment Status:¬ Full-Time
Travel:¬ 10%


Do you want to work for a company that gives you opportunities to grow in a collaborative environment? How about working for a manufacturer with a rich history and even brighter future?¬ Armstrong World Industries began over 150 years ago as a small cork-cutting shop in Pittsburgh, PA. From that small business, we became the leader in ceiling, wall and suspension system solutions that contribute to better, more inspiring buildings that make a difference in the lives of people where they work, play, learn, heal and live. At Armstrong World Industries you'll have the opportunity to make the most of your potential. Come build your future with us!


Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (AWI) has a job opportunity for an Architect to be located at our Lancaster, PA plant. As an Architect, you will responsible for providing the highest level of expertise for the development, specification and communication of the enterprise technology application plan, the components required to support it and in the integration of corporate and business area architectures.


Key Responsibilities of the Architect:

  • Acting as principal designer for major enterprise solutions architecture including applications, data, and infrastructure architectures as assigned

  • Developing and managing relationships with vendors in support of staff augmentation and systems support in concert with Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) process

  • Providing integrated systems planning and recommends new or different technologies which will enhance current systems and support overall corporate and business goals

  • Serving as a point of escalation for team member's issues requiring a higher degree of expertise or discretion to resolve and ensure timely resolution of issues by focusing on root cause analysis and implementing corrective action plans

  • Providing key leadership in developing, shaping and managing the BI environment and its relationships across all SAP and non-SAP landscapes,¬ including new platform technologies and upgrades

  • Providing leadership, guidance and direction to contractors and junior team members, within the BI team

  • Leading and participating in the inter-dependent planning and timing for system upgrades and enhancements, and the communication of that environment plan

  • Introducing new technologies to Armstrong in order to meet changing business needs


Required Qualifications for the Architect:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related field

  • 7+ years' technical and/or process management


Desired Qualifications for the Architect:

  • Strong technical grasp of application architecture in a SAP and/or manufacturing environment

  • SAP BI Cloud, SAP Fiori knowledge, SAP HANA knowledge


Why Armstrong World Industries?


Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (AWI) is a leader in the design and manufacture of innovative commercial and residential ceiling, wall and suspension system solutions.¬ At home, at work, in healthcare facilities, classrooms, stores, or restaurants, Armstrong World Industries offers interior solutions that help to enhance comfort, save time, improve building efficiency and overall performance, and create beautiful spaces. We built our business on trust and integrity. It set us apart then, and it sets us apart now, along with our ability to collaborate with and innovate for the people we're here to serve ‚€“ our customers, our shareholders, our communities and our employees.


Benefits Package

  • Standard benefit package offerings: Medical, dental, prescription drugs, life insurance

  • Long term disability coverage

  • Vacation and sick time

  • Product discount programs

  • 401k Match


About the Location (Lancaster, PA):

Located in South Central Pennsylvania, Lancaster is ideally situated for easy access to major metropolitan cities such as Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington DC and New York City. Lancaster offers a vibrant arts and entertainment community with wonderful historic sites, B&Bs, museums, world class shopping, entertainment venues and restaurants.



Equal Opportunity Employer:¬ AWI is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Veterans



Notice to Staffing Agencies, Placement Services, and Professional Recruiters


Armstrong World Industries, Inc. has an internal Staffing Department. Recruiters are hereby specifically directed NOT to contact AWI employees directly in an attempt to present candidates.


AWI will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate. Any unsolicited resumes sent to AWI, including unsolicited resumes sent to an AWI mailing address, fax machine or email address, directly to AWI employees, or to AWI's resume database will be considered AWI property. AWI will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume. AWI will consider any candidate for whom a Recruiter has submitted an unsolicited resume to have been referred by the Recruiter free of any charges or fees.


AWI will not pay a fee to any Recruiter that does not have a signed AWI contract in place specific to the position¬ for which¬ the resume was submitted.¬ 


Recruiting vendor agreements will only be valid if in writing and signed by AWI's Corporate Talent Acquisition Manager or his or her designee. No other AWI employee is authorized to bind AWI to any agreement regarding the placement of candidates by Recruiters.¬ By submitting a candidate to AWI, recruiters agree to be bound and comply with this policy.

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