IT Enterprise Architect - REMOTE

Location US-IL-Northbrook
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# of Openings
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Information Technology


Software.Tech.Cyber.Digital- Digital City - Build It

At UL, we know why we come to work.

Thousands of us around the world wake up every day with a common purpose: to make the world a safer, more secure and sustainable place. Science is in our DNA; we are endlessly curious and passionate about seeking and speaking the truth. We take delight in knowing that our work makes a meaningful contribution to society, and we are proud that our culture is centered on integrity, collaboration, inclusion and excellence. UL stands at the forefront of technological advancement, and we are continually challenged to find new ways to foster innovation and positive change. Satisfying? Yes. Exciting? Absolutely!


What you’ll learn & achieve:

UL is investing in its own digital transformation leveraging cloud solutions and services. Utilizing industry and market knowledge of design and architecture, the individual would be required to design, review and execute technology flow for customized applications at UL. The Segment Architect is responsible for the creation and execution of an application implementation strategy focused Enterprise solutions. The core of the strategy involves the design and construction of an optimized architecture that promotes performance, scalability, ease of support, service reuse and security while delivering business value through an accelerated application system development lifecycle.


The Segment Architect is responsible for overall solution design and delivery of segment wide, multi-channel solutions that directly align with the needs of UL's digital strategy. They will be tasked with translating business requirements into specific end to end application solutions. This includes working with UL thought leaders to understand the underlying business architecture and provide oversight over identification of functional requirements, creation of an appropriate technical design, construction activities, testing and deployment tasks.


The Segment Architect is expected to have experience designing across multiple systems such as web applications, web services (both WCF and RESTful), data strategy, and reporting services.



  • Hands-on participation in data design and development.
  • Familiarity with software engineering design and principles.
  • Create and establish working partnerships with various technology and business groups across UL.
  • Produce system design documents and lead technical walkthroughs.
  • Advanced experience with data analysis, validation, and conversion.
  • Design solutions to meet functional and non-functional requirements.
  • Minimize technical exposure and risk on projects.
  • Collaboration with business users to develop solutions that meet specific business objectives.

Work closely with:

  • Infrastructure Leads to understand, validate, and action infrastructure impacts on solution architecture.
  • Development leads to design, validate, and execute architecture vision.
  • Project Management to coordinate solutions from technical perspective and minimize technical risk.
  • Operations and support teams to consider operational (non-functional) requirements.

What makes you a great fit:


  • BA/BS degree and 10+ years’ experience.
  • Process Analysis.
  • Strong Project Management Skills.
  • Experience in developing software using Agile including planning and estimating work effort and task breakdown.
  • Strong oral and written presentation skills.
  • Enthusiasm for cloud design and trends
  • Experience in working with large companies that have complex data solutions (or similar)
  • Demonstrated knowledge of industry trends and standards.



  • Exposure to ArchiMate
  • Exposure to Bizzdesign
  • Exposure to .NET development.
  • Exposure to Java development.
  • Exposure to Salesforce.
  • Exposure to Oracle.
  • Exposure to Data Architecture.
  • Interaction with Data Science & Data Engineering.


UL has COVID-19 protocols and policies in place to ensure the safety of our employees, customers and clients. Effective November 1, 2021, the company mandates that employees are vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment (except where prohibited by law), subject to reasonable accommodation as required by law. .



What you’ll experience working at UL:

Mission: For UL, corporate and social responsibility isn’t new. Making the world a safer, more secure and sustainable place has been our business model for the last 125 years and is deeply engrained in everything we do.

People: Ask any UL employee what they love most about working here, and you’ll almost always hear, “the people.” Going beyond what is possible is the standard at UL. We’re able to deliver the best because we employ the best.

Interesting work: Every day is different for us here as we eagerly anticipate the next innovation that our customers’ create. We’re inspired to take on the challenge that will transform how people live, work and play. And as a global company, in many roles, you will get international experience working with colleagues around the world.

Grow & achieve: We learn, work and grow together with targeted development, reward and recognition programs as well as our very own UL University that offers extensive training programs for employees at all stages, including a technical training track for applicable roles.

Total Rewards: In the US, we provide lots of great benefits for our employees are their families. All employees are eligible for bonus compensation in addition to their annual salary. Many US employees are eligible to enroll in health, wellness and retirement saving benefits on day one of employment. We focus on providing employees with options for healthcare savings such as Healthcare Reimbursement Accounts and Health Savings Accounts (that UL contributes to twice per year!). We also have Employee Assistance Programs to support your mental health & wellbeing. UL offers a competitive 401k matching structure of up to 5% of eligible pay. Additionally, we invest 4% into your retirement saving fund after your first year of continuous employment. UL supports workplace flexibility based on team & business needs focused on provide employees stability – employees and managers work together to build a plan. We also provide employees with paid time off including vacation, holiday, sick and volunteer time off.


Learn More:

Working at UL is an exciting journey that twists and turns daily. We thrive in the twists and revel in the turns. This is our every day. This is our normal.


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