Energy Impact Partners
Energy Impact Partners

Business Industry Architect - Energy & Utilities

Clevest Solutions

Clevest Solutions

Itasca, IL, USA
Posted on Friday, June 7, 2024

Company Description

IFS is a billion-dollar revenue company with 6000+ employees on all continents. Our leading AI technology is the backbone of our award-winning enterprise software solutions, enabling our customers to be their best when it really matters–at the Moment of Service™. Our commitment to internal AI adoption has allowed us to stay at the forefront of technological advancements, ensuring our colleagues can unlock their creativity and productivity, and our solutions are always cutting-edge.

At IFS, we’re flexible, we’re innovative, and we’re focused not only on how we can engage with our customers but on how we can make a real change and have a worldwide impact. We help solve some of society’s greatest challenges, fostering a better future through our agility, collaboration, and trust.

We celebrate diversity and understand our responsibility to reflect the diverse world we work in. We are committed to promoting an inclusive workforce that fully represents the many different cultures, backgrounds, and viewpoints of our customers, our partners, and our communities. As a truly international company serving people from around the globe, we realize that our success is tantamount to the respect we have for those different points of view.

By joining our team, you will have the opportunity to be part of a global, diverse environment; you will be joining a winning team with a commitment to sustainability; and a company where we get things done so that you can make a positive impact on the world.

We’re looking for innovative and original thinkers to work in an environment where you can #MakeYourMoment so that we can help others make theirs. With the power of our AI-driven solutions, we empower our team to change the status quo and make a real difference.

If you want to change the status quo, we’ll help you make your moment. Join Team Purple. Join IFS.

Job Description

The Business Industry Architect will be proficient and aligned to a specific industry (Energy & Utilities) and will drive the opportunity solution strategy and outcome. This person will have at their disposal IFS’ extensive resource network, software solutions, dynamic pre-sales teams, extensive and referenceable customers and reach back to the subject matter experts required to be successful. This position will have a direct impact on driving new business to increase license revenue.

We’re one of the most successful and fastest growing enterprise software companies in the world. We are seeking a top-notch Presales Business Industry Architect to join a great sales engineering team to change the world one company at a time. Not only are we part of a greater international business, we have a very entrepreneurial culture here in our NA operations, allowing you the freedom and creativity you need to be successful.
We are looking for an energetic person that can leverage broad technology knowledge, industry knowledge, enterprise software knowledge, and team building skills to win significant enterprise software license revenue.

If you:

  • Have experience guiding and influencing customer C-level executives through their digital transformation,
  • Are looking for an exciting place to work, with the freedom to develop the best technical solutions available,
  • Have a solid, demonstrable history and familiarity of the Energy & Utilities industry including common challenges, pain points and desired outcomes,
  • Enjoy the excitement that comes with working in the high-tech industry with a product that offers leading edge solutions to complex global businesses,
  • Are a creative thinker who can see the big picture of a solution that has a successful track record of selling sophisticated technology solutions involving multiple groups and factors,
  • Want more opportunity to engage on a wide variety of technical challenges and drive innovative solutions into the complex asset intensive industries, field service management or manufacturing,
  • Are passionate and thrive in situations where you like to manage multiple activities and feel tremendous satisfaction with a job well done in a team-centric atmosphere,
  • Have always wanted to work for a truly global company and interact with people from different cultures on a regular basis,
  • Already enjoy your work, but would really like to make a difference and take things to another level,
  • Can see yourself working for a company that has been named a leader in their industry by top-rated industry analysts.

...then you may be the person we are looking for!

This position will give you the rare opportunity to learn all aspects of our business and work with people at all levels of the organization. You must be a person that works hard every day to do better than you did the day before. You must be a person that is not happy with the status quo and willing to create new opportunities for yourself. The successful candidate must be passionate about closing license sales, achieving outstanding results, career-minded, and goal oriented.

In this position you will be responsible for devising solutions to specific prospect business challenges and desired outcomes using IFS products and demonstrating those solution to prospective customers. Your objective is to help win new business that generates revenue from license and maintenance sales.

At IFS North America you will find a culture second to none – one that is all aligned toward a unified goal, one free of politics and turf wars, one based on team-work, one driven by passionate people who want to see results. Does this sound like a place you want to work? Apply today!


  • Excellent knowledge of enterprise business software architectures, deployment models, and technical platforms
  • Deep experience and familiarity with ERP, EAM or Field Service solutions, and how these solutions can drive improved business results
  • Strong technical skills and knowledge of modern development tools and platforms
  • Good working knowledge of industry requirements, norms, and general expectations related to ERP, EAM and Field Service solutions
  • Strong working knowledge of, and experience with, sales and software demonstration processes and protocols
  • The ability to present effectively, to a range of audiences from C-Level to Line of Business, in a comfortable manner, and sometimes under pressure
  • Able to work in a dynamic environment, with frequent schedule and requirement changes
  • Bias toward being proactive rather than reactive
  • Bachelor’s Degree and/or equivalent experience required

Additional Information

M/F/Disabled/Vet VEVRAA Federal Contractor. We are a Drug-Free Workplace. Interested candidates should apply at:

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. VEVRAA Federal Contractor, Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. VEVRAA Federal Contractor, Equal Opportunity Employer