Ryder System Technology Architect - IT Ops in MIAMI, Florida

Position Description

The Technology Architect - IT Ops position develops and manages high-level technical design plans and implementation within the business driven delivery technical IT Operations architecture.


  • Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, computer Science or related discipline or equivalent work experience

  • Master's degree in related field preferred

  • Ten (10) years or more relevant IT experience

  • Ten (10) years or more experience working with Enterprise Architecture standards, processes & tools including IT Architecture standards, technology trends

  • Ten (10) years or more experience in Information/Data Design, construction, Implementation and Maintenance

  • Ten (10) years or more experience using analytical skills, tools and techniques to investigate information and to draw conclusions

  • Ten (10) years or more proven experience in diagnosing, isolating/resolving complex issues, recommending and implementing strategies to resolve problems

  • Ten (10) years or more strong experience with systems integration processes, methodology and tools

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills. Communicates information and ideas to varying audiences and in multiple written styles (persuasive, informative, narrative) in order to negotiate/gain access to information and records

  • Ability to:

  • Create and maintain professional relationships within all levels of the organization (peers, work groups, customers, supervisors)

  • Work independently and as a member of a team

  • Flexibility to operate and self-driven to excel in a fast-paced environment

  • Capable of multi-tasking, highly organized, with excellent time management skills

  • Detail oriented with excellent follow-up practices

  • Demonstrates leading edge knowledge of concepts and theories in own discipline (advanced level)

  • Understands integration points and interfaces/ensures that the next generation technology allows for seamless integration (advanced level)

  • Applies leading edge knowledge to drive strategic direction of the function and the business in partnership with senior leaders (advanced level)

  • Relevant technical certification preferred


  • Develop high-level planning, design, optimization, research, analysis, proposals, and solution delivery that align with the business and technology strategies within IT Operations

  • Develop strategies and direction for systems and solutions that use current and emerging technologies

  • Translate business and application requirements into architecture or process designs for Operational support

  • Evaluate and recommend new products/tools and maintains knowledge of emerging technologies for enterprise operational production processing

  • Monitor systems performance/alerting, ensures capacity planning is performed and is proactive in assessing and providing recommendations for improvement and perform as an internal consultant, advocate, and change agent

  • Processes significant business and application knowledge with one or more concentrated areas of technical expertise for IT process in the areas of Operational Monitoring and Alerting

  • Work across several business areas as a visionary to proactively assist in defining the direction of future projects to ensure Operational Health/Monitoring/Alerting

  • Develop and maintains design plan for technical IT Operational architecture

  • Collaborate, define and maintain effective and efficient designs to optimize performance

  • Play a lead role in the evaluation of third-party software applications and components targeted for possible integration into the overall solution, including strategic applications, tools and utilities

  • Provides direction, guidance and definition of enterprise’s architecture to effectively support the operational business strategy

  • Teaches others the technical and functional knowledge and skills needed to achieve results at the optimum level of performance

  • May perform a leadership role as Project Leader for special enterprise-wide assignments

  • Provide advanced multi-disciplinary knowledge, skills and experience in technical architecture and design

  • Plan and recommend hardware, systems management, software and architecture

  • Perform other duties as assigned

Ryder is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Requisition ID 2018-65778

Category Information Technology

Employment Type Regular - Full Time (4)

Travel Requirements 0-10%

Position Code 8636