Rimini Street, Inc

Sr. Enterprise Architect, APAC

JP-Tokyo
Job ID
2017-3487

Job Description

 Rimini Street, Inc., the world’s leading independent provider of support for enterprise application software, seeks a Sr. Enterprise Architect resident in our Tokyo, Japan office.

 

Our company is currently privately held with plans to become a public company.  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

Desired Qualifications

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

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Company Description

Company Description

Established in 2005, Rimini Street is the leading global provider of third-party support for Oracle and SAP enterprise software and is opening a huge market with tens of thousands of qualified target prospects. Rimini Street replaces annual support from Oracle and SAP with an award-winning support program priced at 50% of the current annual support fees. Over 1,750 clients, including 135 of the Fortune 500, and Global 100 have switched from Oracle or SAP to Rimini Street support.

 

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 CFO’s. 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.
  • Excellent compensation, bonus and benefits packages.
  • 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.
  • All Rimini Street professionals are encouraged to grow and learn new skills.

 Accelerating Company Growth

 

  • Pre-IPO company.
  • Over 1,750 signed clients, including 135 Fortune 500 and Global 100.
  • 43 consecutive growth quarters, 2015 revenue of $118 million, and 38% growth year over year since 2012.

Recent Industry Recognition

 

  • Listed as a 2016 Bay Area Top 75 Software Company by the San Francisco Business Times.
  • Named as an Inc. 5000 company for the sixth consecutive year, and recognized as one of America’s fastest-growing private companies with three-year revenue growth of 172%.
  • Honored with six 2016 Stevie International Business Awards.
  • Received the 2016 Golden Bridge Customer Service Achievement of the Year and Customer Service Department of the Year awards.
  • Honored with the 2016 Best in Biz Company of the Year and Best Place to Work awards.

 

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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