Sample Resume: Enterprise Architect


55 Dice Way  |  Portland, OR 97206  |  000-000-0000  |

Enterprise architect with 7 years of experience ensuring IT roadmaps
meet business objectives


  • Successful background working with stakeholders to develop architecture framework that aligns strategy, processes, and IT assets with business goals.
  • Work closely with project managers, developers, and focus groups to avoid redundancy, minimize expenditures, and improve overall synergy within organization.
  • In-depth experience establishing best practices and guidelines for selecting, developing, and implementing information systems within enterprise.
  • Acute knowledge of hardware, software, networking, applications, and systems engineering.
  • Familiar with architectural concepts of Information Technology Infrastructure Library, Open Group Architecture Framework, and Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and organizational skills.


ABC, Inc., Portland, OR
2006 – Present
Enterprise Architect
  • Create future vision architecture to expedite delivery of new products and services to market while meeting company’s cost and risk reduction objectives.
  • Outline current and future vision enterprise architecture, including traceability from business and IT strategies to suggested technologies.
  • Coordinate with architects and business experts across IS to translate key strategic objectives into actionable and governable roadmaps and designs.
  • Analyze business and technology challenges, assess costs, and suggest solutions.
  • Design and execute proofs-of-concept for critical enterprise capabilities, including building business case with costs, benefits, and efficiency measures.
DEF Company, Portland, OR
2004 – 2006
Enterprise Architect
  • Collaborated with key stakeholders and internal teams to define enterprise architecture principles, standards and guidelines, and blueprints.
  • Developed, enhanced, and maintained reference architectures for various capabilities.
  • Translated business requirements into systems qualities and repeatable design strategies and patterns, such as adaptability, scalability, availability, and reusability.
  • Assured enterprise application integration by selecting tools, specifying shared data and code resources, defining interfaces and data-flows, and monitoring progress.
  • Performed design reviews across company and collected enterprise architecture performance metrics to assure continuous improvement.
  • Conducted evolution planning for systems and technologies and maintained application life cycle inventory.
  • Ensured development and incorporation of business architecture with other layers.
LMN, Inc., Portland, OR
2003 – 2004
Junior Enterprise Architect
  • Assisted senior architects in developing current and to-be systems architecture artifacts.
  • Helped analyze legacy applications and systems to derive required business functions and rules from existing applications.
  • Performed requirements definitions, system analysis and design, interface and data architectures, lifecycle cost analysis and estimation, and governance.
  • Worked with 5-member team and project leaders to establish standards and guidelines.
QRT, Seattle, WA
2001 – 2003
Designer/Technical Architect
  • Served as lead designer and technical architect for this start-up company specializing in developing business applications for financial industry.
  • Played key role in client meetings by determining requirements and specifications. Worked with 3-member team of designers to conceptualize, program, and test software programs.


Languages: C, C++, Visual Basic, Visual Basic.NET, ASP.NET, C#, JavaScript, HTML, Java Beans
Application Servers: Microsoft.NET, WebSphere, Tomcat
Operating Systems: Windows NT/2000/2003/Veritas, Novell Netware, Linux, Mac OS X
Networking: LAN/WAN, TCP/IP, VPN, hubs, switches, routers, load balancers, firewalls


B.S. in Information Technology (2001)
University of Washington, Seattle, WA


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