Lead Enterprise Architect at Ironclad | Powderkeg

Ironclad is the #1 contract lifecycle management platform for innovative companies. Every company, in every country, in every industry runs on contracts, but managing these contracts slows companies down and costs them millions of dollars. L'Oreal, Staples, Mastercard, and other leading innovators use Ironclad to collaborate and negotiate on contracts, accelerate contracting while maintaining compliance, and turn contracts into critical carriers of operational business intelligence. It's the only platform flexible enough to handle every type of contract workflow, whether a sales agreement, an HR agreement or a complex NDA.

Ironclad is [writing the narrative](https://ironcladapp.com/lp/state-of- digital-contracting-on-demand/?wchannelid=l3gookxxq6&wmediaid=zkdmcjb8wa) that shows how beautiful and functional contracting will change business. We're a leader in the [Forrester Wave for Contract Lifecycle Management](https://ironcladapp.com/lp/forrester-wave-contract-lifecycle- management/). We have been recognized as a Fortune Great Place to Work for four consecutive years. Our innovation and work culture have been recognized by [Glassdoor's Best Places to Work 2023](https://www.glassdoor.com/Award/Best- Small-and-Medium-Companies-to-Work-For-LST_KQ0,43.htm), Forbes' [50 Most Promising AI Companies](https://www.forbes.com/sites/alanohnsman/2021/04/26/ai-50-americas- most-promising-artificial-intelligence-companies/?sh=434fb68277cf), Wing Venture Capital's [Enterprise Tech 30](https://www.enterprisetech30.com/wp- content/uploads/2021/02/2020ET30.pdf), and Gartner's Magic Quadrant. We work in a highly collaborative environment, and strive to foster a positive, inclusive culture. We're backed by leading investors like Accel, Y Combinator, Sequoia, and BOND. For more information, visit www.ironcladapp.com or follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.

Architecture @ Ironclad:

The mission of the Enterprise Architecture team at Ironclad is simple:

Define, evangelize and realize the business and technical architectures that maximize success for Ironclad, its customers and its partners.

Enterprise Architects at Ironclad are customer-facing advisors on both technical and business architecture. They wield deep and broad technical expertise with real-world solutions, marry this with business strategy experience and consultative skills, and serve as trusted advisors to our customers across our relationship with them, from pre-sales to deployment to operations.

As an Enterprise Architect at Ironclad, you'll work cross-functionally with our sales, product, engineering and customer success teams to architect solutions based on the business goals of our customers, our partners and Ironclad. These solutions need to not just function, but also drive business value and accelerate the innovation that we are driving in the contract lifecycle management domain. You play a critical role in driving our customers and partners to the architectures that will realize this innovation and all of its potential.

We seek experienced architects with deep technical roots in coding, integration, security, analytics and cloud computing, strong communication skills, and a strong collaborative ethic. Our company and our customer base are both growing rapidly, and as an Ironclad Enterprise Architect you will be helping to design and build the foundational pillars of our vision for the future of contract lifecycle management. If you'd like to join us on this mission, let's talk!

What You Will Be Doing:

  • Engage with prospective customers to understand their overall goals and advise on solutions involving the Ironclad platform and their enterprise systems that deliver value.

  • Advise Ironclad, customer and partner implementation teams on high-value architecture practices, either as a billable resource or as a strategic investment in customer success.

  • Engage with customers in a variety of modes, including ad hoc collaborative sessions, structured workshops, and as part of a deployment project team.

  • Develop and nurture long-term advisory relationships with our larger customers and partners, from the executive stakeholder level downwards, to ensure long-term value of Ironclad-based architectures within their business contexts.

  • Develop on-the-ground intelligence for the Ironclad product team on business and technical drivers that should influence our product roadmap.

  • Share your expertise through various Ironclad content channels, providing guidance on solution patterns for common system/process/business contexts.

What We Look For:

  • B.S. Computer Science, Software Engineering, Management Information Systems or equivalent

  • 8+ years experience in either software, system, or enterprise architecture.

  • Deep understanding and direct experience with cloud architecture and modern platform concepts including SaaS, PaaS, cross-cloud data and process integration, multi-tenancy, etc.

  • Knowledge of enterprise systems that intersect with digital contracting processes, such as the examples below:

    • CRMs (e.g., Salesforce, Microsoft Dynamics CRM, Hubspot, etc.)

    • Procurement and ERP systems (e.g., Coupa, Oracle Fusion, SAP, Workday, etc.)

    • ITSM systems (ServiceNow, Jira, etc.)

    • Security/Trust/Risk systems (e.g., OneTrust, ProcessUnity, etc.)

    • Data visualization systems (e.g., Tableau, Power BI, Looker, etc.)

    • IdPs (e.g., Okta, Azure AD, OneLogin, etc.)

  • Knowledge of enterprise business processes (e.g., procure-to-pay, quote-to-cash, etc.) that intersect with digital contracting processes.

  • Solid understanding of enterprise application integration technologies (e.g., event-based integration, RESTful concepts, middleware approaches, etc.)

  • Experience with tools and techniques for enabling analytics, data-based insights, artificial intelligence.

  • Experience with common enterprise architecture principles such as persona-based journeys, process orchestration, master data management, etc.

  • Good understanding of security processes, regulations, standards & challenges involved in cloud or hybrid applications

  • Articulate, consultative and pragmatic approach with mature written and verbal communication skills


  • Health, dental, and vision insurance

  • 401k

  • Wellness reimbursement

  • Take what you need vacation policy

  • Generous parental leave for both primary and secondary caregivers

Base Salary Range: $175,000 - $205,000

The base salary range represents the minimum and maximum of the salary range for this position based at our San Francisco headquarters. The actual base salary offered for this position will depend on numerous factors, including individual proficiency, anticipated performance, and the location of the selected candidate. Our base salary is just one component of Ironclad's competitive total rewards package, which also includes equity awards (a new hire grant, along with opportunities for additional awards throughout your tenure), competitive health and wellness benefits, and a commitment to career growth and development.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Lead Enterprise Architect
  • Company
  • Location
    New York City, NY
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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