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Senior Director, Architecture

Rodan and Fields, LLC
San Ramon, CA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

The Opportunity

We are looking for a seasoned, proven leader to lead our Enterprise and Digital Architecture Team, in the role of Sr. Director, Architecture.

In this role, you will report to the VP of Architecture & Engineering and lead a team responsible for defining the current and future architecture for Rodan + Fields.  In addition, you will partner with key stakeholders to execute flawlessly against our business and product roadmaps.  The ideal candidate should be very collaborative and proactive in nature and have the ability to work closely with technology and business teams.


  • Lead the overall enterprise architecture strategy that is scalable and adaptable that would support the fast-paced growth of R+F 
  • Implement best practices as it related to architecture methods, deliverables/artifacts, and tools
  • Partner with Business & Tech leaders to rationalize and align business, product, and architecture roadmaps
  • Ensure long-term roadmap integrity by assisting and facilitating the implementation of a set of architecture governance routines, policies, and standards across business and IT
  • Develop and monitor efficient architecture, management, and engineering processes that enable the business to sustain its growth momentum
  • Lead and expand the Architecture Team; identify new talent; manage & mentor all members of the team; develop sourcing strategies and processes
  • Work with Solution Architects to ensure solutions meet the overall enterprise architecture
  • Be an active participant in building and maintaining a culture of innovation, inclusion and world class delivery
  • Lead by example and roll up sleeves as needed



  • 15+ years of experience in enterprise and digital architecture 
  • 10+ years proven leadership experience, coaching developing and engaging technology teams
  • 7+ years of experience in managing and architecting enterprise level programs, which require extensive collaboration across various groups in a matrix organization 
  • MA/MS and BA/BS in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field strongly preferred

Communication Skills:

  • Demonstrable presentation, written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills

Leadership Traits:

  • Self-driven, passionate leader and evangelist with expertise and experience of building enterprise and digital architectures
  • Expert leader in execution of enterprise architecture and it's implementation across the broader organization
  • Thinker and planner – able to see potential issues and requirements ahead of time, plan and execute them
  • Ability to balance short term tactical decisions with long term strategic thinking
  • Demonstrable leadership abilities in changing, ambiguous and challenging situations
  • Ability to partner with key stakeholders across technology and business teams

Technical Skills:

  • Prior architectural experience and development experience with eCommerce, ERP, CRM, and data platforms
  • Expertise in architecture & development application and platform components based on SOA architecture
  • Experience and passion to work in a face paced Agile environment
  • Expert knowledge in Internet Technology and Software Development, including current industry trends and their application
  • Experience in recruiting, hiring, and training diverse personnel focusing on high performance and professional development
  • Experience and knowledge of cloud enabled services / applications

The Company

Rodan + Fields was founded in 2000 by Stanford-trained Dermatologists Dr. Katie Rodan and Dr. Kathy Fields with a passion for giving people the best skin of their lives — and the confidence that comes with it. Today, Rodan + Fields is the #1 Skincare Brand in North America[1] in 2018 and the #1 Skincare Brand in the US in 2016, 2017 and 2018[2]! The company has grown its innovative line of products and expanded into Canada and Australia. Headquartered in San Francisco, CA, R+F now employs approximately 700 people, has more than 300,000 enrolled Independent Consultants and over two million Preferred Customers.


At Rodan + Fields, you will be challenged to make an impact, inspired to do more, and rewarded for your contributions. We are transforming skincare, and we welcome your big ideas to fuel our ambitious growth plans! If you are looking for a life-changing career opportunity, we've got your prescription. You’ll become part of a positive, passionate movement that celebrates greatness and encourages employees to be catalysts for change. We provide a creative, vibrant workplace outfitted with all of the technology, tools and training you'll need to learn, grow and thrive! We create life-changing impact in our communities through our non-profit, Prescription for Change®, the heart of Rodan + Fields. By funding empowerment programs for students, we teach them how to use their skills to make life-changing differences in their lives and the lives of others. Join us and share your talents as we develop innovative solutions for your skin and empower entrepreneurs. In addition to working arm-in-arm with industry leaders, employees at Rodan + Fields enjoy rich benefits plans and perks.




[1] Source Euromonitor International Limited; Beauty and Personal Care 2019 Edition, retail value RSP terms; all channels, Skin Care includes Sets and Kits; North America defined as Canada and the United States

[2] Source Euromonitor International Limited; Beauty and Personal Care 2019 Edition, retail value RSP terms; all channels, Skincare includes Sets & Kits.


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