Rimini Street, Inc

Sr. Enterprise Architect, APAC

JP-Tokyo
Job ID
2017-3487

Job Description

Rimini Street, Inc. (Nasdaq: RMNI), a global provider of enterprise software support products and services, seeks a Sr.Enterprise Architect to be located in Japan. The candidate must be proficient in Japanese and English.

 

Rimini Street views all of our employees as partners, and is committed to providing an exciting, participatory and team oriented work environment. In addition to our very competitive compensation packages, be prepared for challenging professional growth and fun along the way in our work hard, play hard corporate environment

  

Position Summary 

The Sr. Enterprise Architect will have progressive experience in IT including excellent technical skills with specific experience as an Architect focused on infrastructure technologies. He/she is expected to partner with existing subject matter experts in technology architecture (network, storage, backup/recovery, virtualization, mobility, operating systems, etc.) providing thought leadership to technical strategy, including driving product roadmaps, reviewing and analyzing current architecture and its ability to support strategic objectives. 

 

He/she will collaborate with all levels of client and internal IT staff, while demonstrating effective written and oral communication skills, deep analytical skills, technical expertise, solution orientation, strategic thinking, the ability to establish rapport at all levels of the organization, and the ability to drive consensus.  Focus will be on technical sales support and retention of existing clients by solving issues related to infrastructure.  This position likely will require travel averaging 50% of working time.  However, travel could be more or less as required and necessary to successfully carry out work assignments

  

Essential Duties & Responsibilities 

  • Serving as a Trusted Advisor to Clients for their infrastructure concerns and issues
  • Guide Customers into best practices for 3rdparty support systems
  • Work with client IT staff and review business requirements, solution alternatives, designs, and standards compliance.  This individual will train, guide and mentor Rimini Street client’s  IT staff in adapting IT standards, best practices to provide superior quality solutions for business requirements. Infuse architectural concepts like reusability, standards based, configuration driven, scalable and manageable solutions. Provide support to other IT staff in high priority issue resolution
  • Solve technology stack issues relative to new releases and established applications
  • Assist ERP maintenance sales reps with technology stack questions during the sales cycle
  • Develop a macro view of current and future state of business and technology architecture that is well connected with business strategy
  • Provide leadership in developing standards, architectural governance, architectural design patterns and IT best practices. Work with other architects to develop a comprehensive view of all aspects of client Enterprise Architecture
  • Develop and demonstrate subject matter expertise in various areas such as Storage, Networking, Virtualization, End-User Computing, Mobility and Backup & Recovery technologies
  • Evaluate new technologies and identify the benefit case for using new technologies
  • Create and present to internal and external clients presentations, White Papers and Red Papers on technology stack solutions
  • Provide leadership to help guide development of IT systems solutions that are strategically aligned to the overall architecture vision of clients

Qualifications/Skills/Experience

Location

  • Tokyo, Japan office

Education

  • Bachelor and/or Master’s Degree in Business, Finance, Computer Science or related field, or equivalent experience

Experience

  • 10+ years consulting or technical support experience working with enterprise applications, including strong client management experience
  • 5+ years Oracle or SAP enterprise ERP application technical implementation and/or upgrade experience
  • 3+ years VMware or Citrix server/application virtualization consulting or implementation project experience
  • Demonstrated, proven track record in helping clients leverage their IT solutions to meet business objectives

Skills

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Understanding of leading-edge virtualization/containerization and mobile solution technologies
  • Excellent organizational, communication, interpersonal, relationship building skills
  • Ability to work well in a cross-functional, matrix management environment
  • Expertise using common communication management tools: e.g. Excel and PowerPoint
  • Strong English verbal and written communication skills (above TOEIC score 740 level)
  • Business-Level Japanese verbal & written communication skills required

Desired Qualifications

  • ERP and Service/Apps Virtualization products implementation and technical certifications a plus

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Company Description

Rimini Street, Inc. (Nasdaq: RMNI) is a global provider of enterprise software products and services, and the leading third-party support provider for Oracle and SAP software products. The company has redefined enterprise software support services since 2005 with an innovative, award-winning program that enables licensees of IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, SAP and other enterprise software vendors to save up to 90 percent on total support costs. Clients can remain on their current software release without any required upgrades for a minimum of 15 years. Over 1,330 global Fortune 500, midmarket, public sector and other organizations from a broad range of industries currently rely on Rimini Street as their trusted, third-party support provider.

 

The company is widely recognized by clients, leading industry analysts (including Gartner, Forrester, Constellation Research and Nucleus), and financial analysts as the leader in a large, fast growing market with tremendous upside and an extremely strong value proposition that resonates with CIOs and CFOs. With tight IT budgets and flat global economic growth, IT and procurement professionals are actively looking for proven methods to cut costs while improving service. Rimini Street enables organizations to free up budget for strategic business initiatives by delivering savings of up to 90 percent on total maintenance and support costs.

Be Treated Like the Best

  • Rimini Street hires only the best – and provides the compensation, bonus and benefit programs appropriate for proven top-performing professionals. We want our employees to have an opportunity to share in the financial success that results from our dedication to service excellence, high-quality deliverables and an unparalleled client experience
  • No bureaucracy, thousand-page rule books or politics — just everyone working together to build a great company through service excellence and client success
  • Work hard, play hard environment – Rimini Street is a group of hard-working professionals who are passionate about achieving success, but we also enjoy opportunities to meet up at fun company events
  • We are also passionate about giving back to our communities around the world, with plenty of opportunities for volunteering and charity through the Rimini Street Foundation
  • All Rimini Street professionals are encouraged to grow and learn new skills

 Accelerating Company Growth

  • Trading on Nasdaq: RMNI
  • Over 1,450 active clients, including 85 of the Fortune 500 and Global 100
  • 47 consecutive quarters of sequential revenue growth
  • 2017 Q3 revenue results of $53.6 million, a quarterly increase of 32% year over year

Recent Industry Recognition

  • Listed as a 2017 Top Workplace in the Bay Area by the Bay Area News Group
  • Named an Inc. 5000 company for the seventh consecutive year, and recognized as one of America’s fastest-growing private companies with three-year revenue growth of 172%
  • Honored with 11 Stevie Awards in 2017, including 5 awards for delivering excellence in customer service
  • Received 7 Golden Bridge awards including Technology Company of the Year

 

To learn more about how Rimini Street is redefining the enterprise software support industry, visit http://www.riministreet.com

 

Rimini Street is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender or gender identity, disability and protected veterans status or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

Please Note:  Rimini Street does not accept resumes submitted by recruiting/staffing firms unless specifically requested by Human Resources.  Unsolicited resumes will be ineligible for referral fees.

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