Enterprise Architect

Depends on Experience

Contract: W2, Corp-To-Corp, 6 Month(s)

  • No Travel Required

Skills

AgileJava

Job Description

As the Architect for our client, you would ensures that technology holistically enables our client to achieve its vision and goals by creating an architectural landscape that is aligned with clients desired operational outcomes that's design focused on systems qualities such as security, resiliency, availability and ability to change.  The Architect is responsible for understanding the overall design of all clients applications technology stacks that supports the management and risk capabilities of clients to achieve better outcomes and improve its architectural posture.

 

  • Assess the current state of architecture and determine its future state with associated roadmap in order to support clients operations and technology objectives

  • Strive to close technical debt and shrink technology footprint

  • Evolve the usage of architecture models and patterns, reference architectures, guidelines, etc. that serve as the critical input to build consistent and standardized solutions

  • Work with multiple vendors to develop and implement specific aspects of the software and architectural solution. This aspect of the role may require the architect to consider costs and timelines and ensure that vendors meet deadlines for deliverables and project elements. They may review proposals and estimates from these vendors and determine whether they fit into existing budgetary and time restrictions and ensure that the solutions work with other connected systems and efforts.

  • Create an engaging and influencing set of procedures to help implement architecture governance processes

  • Provide leadership and subject matter expertise in design and execution to meet both functional and non-functional requirements in alignment with overarching strategy and roadmap

  • Oversight for all architecture changes for compliance with standards and alignment with guidelines and blueprints

  • Key deliverables will include, but not limited to, developing System Architecture Document, contextual and conceptual architecture views for the application(s), technology plan(s), architecture review & design, and security champion

  • Work closely with senior leadership, enterprise/platform architects, tech leads, developers, scrum masters, product/program/project managers to ensure that all stakeholders have the necessary direction and feedback to deliver product features at regular intervals, on-time, and with high-quality

  • Understand and align with clients operational goals, and communicate to agency and technology leadership

 

Qualifications

  • 8+ years of leading software development teams, solutioning across multiple platforms and paradigms with agile process management, financial management, resource management, and demand management capabilities

  • 5+ years of experience with running large/complex projects with multiple dependencies

  • 2+ years related experience of SOAP/REST Web Services

  • Experience in the public sector, Human Services and Benefits Management is a plus

  • Preference for candidates with modernization experience using Mulesoft platform

Technical

  • Professional and hands on experience in leading and building globally distributed, remote, Mainframe, Distributed and Cloud technology teams and tech stacks with high availability and reliability

  • Strong technology affinity and experience, as well as attention to detail and the ability to design, execute against strategic goals

  • Broad and deep knowledge of Software Development Life Cycles (SDLC), Continuous Integration/Delivery (CI/CD), Process Engineering (Technical), Portfolio/Program/Project Management processes and improvements, IT/software technology and trends, domain knowledge and experience in infrastructure support, application development, and cloud based application development, web services, middleware, operating systems, databases, networking, and security

  • Leading and participating in complex, large scale, organizational acquisitions and integration efforts is a plus

  • Experience leading legacy technology stack is a plus

Skills

  • Enterprise Architecture

    • TOGAF

    • Cloud (AWS/AzureCloud/Google Cloud Platform)

  • Software Architecture

    • Arch Models (Viewpoints/4+1/IEEE42010)

    • Arch Patterns (ADR-MVC/SOA/Microservices/Layers)

    • Software Platforms (Java)

    • Cloud Platforms (IaaS/PaaS/SaaS)

    • Software Development (SDLC/Agile)

  • Design Patterns (Domain-specific/Creational/Structural/Behavioral patterns)