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Enterprise Architect

Job Posted by Devcare Solutions
in Des Moines,Iowa

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Enterprise Architect Needed in Des Moines,Iowa

Job Description

There are different types of Architect.  Application, Information,  Business and Technical. Most of the candidates previously submitted only focused on one of the disciplines.
The ideal candidate must have been responsible for a large scale, enterprise wide project.  This candidate will have to evaluate around seven different systems.  
They will have to analyze the different platforms the systems run on, they are a combination of internal mainframe, client server and external 3rd party applications.   The enterprise architect will study the informational, technical and business needs driving the modernization project and propose options to improve the set of applications as a whole, not as an architect on one particular portion of the project.  
Under administrative direction, responsible for taking a “solution area” from the current IT state to a future state which aligns with the long term business and technology strategies, including the creation, maintenance, and governance of system roadmap.
Also responsible for guiding and reviewing the design and architecture work of Systems Analysts & Systems Architects impacting the solution area. Along with solution area management, serves as accountable person for the on-going technical integrity of all projects and systems within the solution area.
Provides technical and architectural leadership on large and very highly complex projects that are multi-platform and/or cross enterprise or divisional functional areas. Top level technical expert in one or more highly specialized areas of applications systems analysis and programming. Formulates and defines system scope and objectives for assigned projects.
Devises or modifies procedures to solve complex problems considering computer equipment capacity and limitations, operating time and form of desired results. Prepares detailed specifications to write programs. Designs, codes, tests, debugs, documents, and maintains those programs. Has expert technical knowledge of all phases of applications systems analysis and programming. Has good understanding of business or functional units for which application is designed. Responsible for project completion and end-user satisfaction.
Core responsibilities of an ENTERPRISE Architect 3 CAI resource.
• Collaborate with analysts, designers, and programmers in conceptualizing and development of new software programs and applications
• Perform technical tasks, detailed analyses, and interpretation of technical problems requiring expertise and/or specialized knowledge in a systematic manner; apply subject matter expertise unique to the discipline
• Exhibit expert understanding of the organization’s Systems Development Life Cycle
• Play a leading role in the definition, development, and documentation of software’s requirements, objectives, deliverables, and specifications on a project-by-project basis in collaboration with internal users and departments
• Prepare and/or interpret business, functional, and non-functional requirements; create and maintain user-oriented applications and design specifications
• Develop, test, document and implement applications according to standards and methodologies
• Design, run and monitor software functional and performance tests on new and existing programs for the purposes of correcting errors, isolating areas for improvement, and general debugging; administer critical analysis of test results and deliver solutions to problem areas
• Recommend, schedule, and perform software improvements and upgrades
• Maintain currency of professional, technical and business skills
• Utilize established status report, time accounting and collaborative process to provide data for management
• Exhibit expert understanding of application, data, integration, security, operational, and systems management architectural and design domains
• Meet with decision makers, systems owners, and end users to define business requirements and systems goals, and identify and resolve business systems issues
• Ensure compatibility and interoperability of in-house computing systems
• Direct research on emerging application development software products, languages, and standards in support of procurement and development efforts; conduct research on emerging technologies in support of systems development efforts and recommend technologies that will increase cost effectiveness and systems flexibility
• Liaise with agency’s software and hardware suppliers for prompt rectification of any problems or emergencies
• Take an active role in cross-departmental projects when needed
• Cultivate and disseminate knowledge of application development best practices; train, mentor, and provide guidance to junior software development staff
• Oversee the quality assurance of program logic, data processing, and error resolution
Required / Desired
of Experience
Experience as ENTERPRISE or Solutions Architect on very complex multi-subsystem solution delivery projects
Document the agency’s existing systems architecture and technology portfolio and make recommendations for improvements and/or alternatives;
Develop, document, communicate and enforce a policy for standardizing systems as necessary
Review and analyze the effectiveness and efficiency of existing systems and develop strategies for improving or further leveraging these systems
Design, implement and maintain databases. – any particular database? SQL, Mainframe, IDMS, Oracle?
Follow database standards and integrity controls, analyze information requirements, and develop database specifications
Responsible for strategy, roadmap, governance, management, and integrity of the Architecture practice for the solutions area
Direct research on emerging application development software products, languages, and standards in support of procurement and development efforts;
Perform cost-benefit and return on investment analysis for proposed systems to aid management in making implementation decisions
Create and describe system design and models utilizing commonly used industry mechanisms like E-R Diagrams, UML models, flow charts, etc.
Question 1
The Contractor must report any disciplinary action, misdemeanor or felony convictions to the State for any temporary IT staff provided. Do you agree to this requirement?
Question 2
Absences greater than two weeks MUST be approved by CAI Management in advance, and contact information must be provided to CAI so that a resource can be reached during his or her absence. The client has the right to dismiss the resource if she or he does not return to work by the agreed upon date. Do you accept this requirement?
Question 3
This requirement falls under the e-RTR process. The candidate MUST submit their Right to Represent electronically following the process to be considered. Do you accept this requirement?
Question 4
Please list candidate's email address HERE that will be used when submitting E-RTR.
Question 5
The Vendor Rate for this position is $100.24. Do you accept this requirement?



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Job Overview

  • Ref Id:133
  • Date Posted:05-31-2018
  • Location :Des Moines,Iowa
  • Duration :6 Months
  • Experience :1
  • Pay Rate:N/A
  • Visa Type:Green card,Have H1 Visa,US Citizen
  • Travel Required : 0% - No Travel
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