Enterprise Architect

  • location: San Antonio, TX
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $82.75 - $89.66 per hour
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Enterprise Architect

job summary:
We are seeking an Enterprise Architect for a 3 month contract opportunity (that could go longer) with one of the top companies in San Antonio, Texas.

Must have the following:

  • demonstrated leadership
  • ability to influence all levels of the organization
  • ability to communicate clearly the processes, tools, and technology you have worked with; Can you provide examples/ documentation of this?
location: San Antonio, Texas
job type: Contract
salary: $82.75 - 89.66 per hour
work hours: 8 to 5
education: Bachelors

  • The Enterprise Architect is responsible for the creation, maintenance and management of IT architecture models and their lower level components.
  • Interpret, use and apply information contained within IT architecture to inform a range of business improvement activities, particularly those involved in the design, development, enhancement and maintenance of IT support systems.
  • Senior level technical expertise across various domains, business areas
  • Ensure the overall technology architecture is maintained in a coherent manner and that appropriate considerations are made for its security and quality.
  • Ensure that the respective business, application, data and technology perspectives are in line with the organization's technology and governance strategies, policies and standards.
  • Recommends and participates in activities related to the design, development and maintenance of the Enterprise Architecture
  • Manage, use and maintain IT/technology architecture models
  • Researches technology solutions on the market for particular technical requirements and business needs.
  • Implement the strategy for the development of IT/technology architecture work
  • Conducts and/or actively participates in meetings related to the designated project/s clients and/or partners.
  • Direct the IT/technology architecture activities
  • Advises and recommends enterprise architecture strategies, processes and methodologies.
  • Recommends and participates in the analysis, evaluation and development of enterprise long-term strategic and operating plans to ensure that the EA objectives are consistent with the enterprise's long-term business objectives
  • Implement the strategy for the development of IT/technology architecture work
  • Shares best practices, lessons learned and constantly updates the technical system architecture requirements based on changing technologies, and knowledge related to recent, current and upcoming vendor products and solutions
  • Implement the strategy for the development of IT/technology architecture work
  • Participates in and manages Architecture Working Groups for the development and maintenance of the EA
  • Collaborates with all relevant parties in order to review the objectives and constraints of each solution and determine conformance with the EA. Recommends the most suitable technical architecture and defines the solution at a high level.
  • Recommends and participates in the development of architecture blueprints for related systems
  • Identifies and recommends areas appropriate for further study and participates in any Proof of Concept projects required to thoroughly investigate architectural possibilities and strengthen arguments for their adoption
  • Identifies implementation risks and analyses potential impact on the enterprise and on the achievement of scheduled objectives
  • Recommends and participates in the design and implementation of standards, tools and methodologies
  • Participates in the design and implementation of IT service management standards, tools and methodologies.
  • Design, implement and maintain procedures relating to service catalogue and/or service level management activities
  • A broad, enterprise-wide view of the business and varying degrees of appreciation for strategy, processes and capabilities, enabling technologies, and governance
  • The ability to recognize structural issues within the organization, functional interdependencies and cross-silo redundancies
  • The ability to apply architectural principles to business solutions
  • The ability to assimilate and correlate disconnected documentation and drawings, and articulate their collective relevance to the organization and to high-priority business issues
  • Experience using model-based representations that can be adjusted as required to collect, aggregate or disaggregate complex and conflicting information about the business
  • The ability to visualize and create high-level models that can be used in future analysis to extend and mature the business architecture
  • Extensive experience planning business and IT initiatives
  • Experience modeling business processes using a variety of tools and techniques
  • Exceptional communication skills and the ability to communicate appropriately at all levels of the organization; this includes written and verbal communications as well as visualizations

  • The ability to act as liaison conveying information needs of the business to IT and data constraints to the business; applies equal conveyance regarding business strategy and IT strategy, business processes and work flow automation, business initiatives and IT initiatives, and benefit realization and service delivery
  • Team player able to work effectively at all levels of an organization with the ability to influence others to move toward consensus
  • Strong situational analysis and decision making abilities
  • Emerging technology awareness and impact

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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