Enterprise Business Systems Architect / Lead

San Francisco, CA, US

Job Description / Skills Required

Swift Navigation provides precise positioning solutions for automotive, autonomous vehicle, mobile and mass-market applications. What began as the GNSS industry’s first low-cost, high-accuracy, real-time kinematic (RTK) receiver has evolved into a Swift Navigation ecosystem of positioning solutions for autonomous applications. From the nationwide GNSS corrections delivered from the cloud by the Skylark™ precise positioning service, the hardware-independent, integrated software solution that is the Starling® positioning engine to the centimeter-level accurate Piksi® Multi and ruggedized Duro® and Duro Inertial RTK receivers, Swift Navigation is enabling a future of autonomous vehicles to navigate and understand the world. Learn more online at swiftnav.com, or follow Swift on Twitter @Swiftnav

The Opportunity

Swift Navigation is looking for an outstanding Enterprise Business Systems Architect to lead the vision, strategy, architecture and implementation of Enterprise Business systems that supports Swift’s Precise Positioning Business across the globe. You are the founding member for building a strong architectural foundation for Enterprise Business Systems that support multiple product lines (HW, SaaS, Services, etc) of  the company. This is a highly visible role, strategic to the business, with significant impact across Swift's business operations


  • Be the guiding technology voice across Enterprise Business Systems ensuring there is cohesive architecture supporting complex internal business workflows
  • Drive change within the organization, working with teams to evolve them into a future state architecture
  • Develop enterprise technical roadmaps and architectures in close partnership with business system development and operations teams such as Sales Ops, Marketing Ops, Finance Ops,  People Ops  and Engineering
  • Drive architecture governance, including evaluation, selection, recommendation and approval of business technology solutions
  • Maintain consistency of architectural principles across systems and applications, setting strategies, policies, standards and practices including scalability, maintainability, reliability, extensibility, usability and security
  • Provide functional direction to ensure technical solution designs are well architected and implemented per enterprise architecture standards and principles
  • Look ahead to consider long-term consequences for the enterprise when choosing a technical direction, proposing a technology investment, proposing simplification opportunities, or advising a business leader on strategic issues
  • Provide a critical analysis and recommendation for build, buy, partner investments
  • Become a driver for addressing technical debt; Work with functional ops leaders to understand the implications of technical debt and help guide addressing them

Who you are

  • 10+ years of industry experience including experience with enterprise business systems (CRM, ERP, HRMS,) Data/BI platforms, cloud architecture, systems integration in global organization
  • 10+ years of experience in Solutions Architecture and/or Enterprise Systems Architecture
  • Experience with complex Salesforce.com (CRM) and Netsuite implementations supporting Sales, Marketing, Finance 
  • Knowledge of systems and data integration platforms / iPaaS (i.e. Boomi, MuleSoft, etc.)
  • Have guided the implementation / business  process re-engineering of Enterprise Resource planning (Lead to cash, CPQ, P2P, etc) 
  • Led architecture and development projects across business areas and technologies and has a well-rounded background in enterprise applications, software development, databases, middleware, etc.
  • Has been involved in design of future state architecture / systems design
  • Good understanding of the architectural principles of cloud based platforms, software development, integration and information security
  • Experience with a cloud based ERP, HRMS systems 
  • Experience with CI/CD and DevOps in business systems development 


  • Flexible vacation, competitive salary, employer covered health insurance, 401(k), flexible spending, HSA.
  • Tech talks, mentorship programs, employee events. 
  • Growth and learning opportunities from a tech environment include working closely with an international team of scientists, engineers, platform architects, programmers, executive staff and professionals.

Swift Navigation is a diverse and inclusive team. We are an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds to apply regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability status or other defining characteristics.

Swift Navigation will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of SFPC Art.49