Enterprise Architect III

Job Summary:

The Enterprise Architect III is responsible for optimizing information management approaches through an understanding of evolving business needs and technology capabilities.

Essential Functions:

  • Align IT strategy and planning with company's business goals
  • Optimize information management approaches through an understanding of evolving business needs and technology capabilities
  • Responsible for the definition, oversight, coordination and development of technology designs, along with the related road maps and lifecycle management
  • Provide enterprise solutions that are scalable, adaptable and in synchronization with ever changing business needs
  • Provide overall architecture guidance, governance, and recommendations in support of business and technical objectives
  • Manage risks associated with information and IT assets through appropriate standards and security policies
  • Develop policies, standards and guidelines that direct the selection, development, implementation and use of Information Technology within the enterprise
  • Apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
  • Interpret a variety of instructions and procedures in mathematical, diagrammatic, written, oral, and schedule forms
  • Sets objectives for own job with the understanding of how output would affect and impact other job areas related to own job. Contributes and provides input to the development of operational area goals within the context of own job area.  Work consists of tasks that are typically not routine, works independently and applies discretion within established operational boundaries and procedures. Work direction is only provided for new areas of work or unique assignments.
  • Problems and issues faced are vague, and require reasoning and analysis to address problems and issues.  Updates and/or modifies work methods based on past experiences, and identifies solutions to problems by recognizing similarities through data trends. Has higher autonomy to arrive at solutions to non-routine problems within established operational boundaries and procedures. Uses personal experiences, makes reasonable judgment calls, and may call on other resources where necessary to identify solutions.
  • Perform any other job duties as requested

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field or equivalent years of relevant work experience is required
  • Master’s degree is preferred
  • A minimum of ten (10) years of progressive IT and/or relevant business experience, to include a minimum of three (3) years of experience as an architect, technical lead, or business analyst, and five (5) years of experience in a relevant domain, such as software engineering, systems engineering, infrastructure, network, storage, information management, organizational development, or business processes
  • Proven experience using enterprise architecture modeling tools and methodologies and delivery in waterfall and agile SDLC methodologies, business process improvement, or lean six sigma, is required

Competencies, Knowledge and Skills:

  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks while working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills including excellent written and verbal communication skills; listening and critical thinking; presentation skills, facilitation skills
  • Ability to establish effective working relationships with stakeholders at all different levels
  • Flexibility during organizational and/or business changes
  • Effective problem-solving skills with attention to detail
  • Customer Service oriented
  • Ability to lead technical evaluations and conduct research & development in emerging technologies
  • Effectively disseminates information to appropriate audiences verbally and in writing
  • Ability to actively gather appropriate level of participation and input to decision-making and foster it within teams

Licensure and Certification:

  • None

Working Conditions:

  • General office environment; may be required to sit or stand for extended periods of time