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Must Have Skills:10+ years of experience in information technology with an emphasis on Technology Architecture 8+ years of modeling experience in a large enterprise with multiple domains 

 

Expert in application architecture, Infrastructure ARCHITECTURE & SECURITY Architecture

 

Experience with leading relational database technologies including Teradata, Oracle,DB2 and MS SQL ETC Solid understanding of metadata Experience with business analytics and working with business personnel to understand information needs Strong verbal and written communication ability; ability to articulate complex ideas tailored to the audiences level of knowledge.Ability to anticipate what an audience needs to understand.Preferred Skills and Experience:Experience using the 

 

Abacus Enterprise Architecture repository to document relationship of IT infrastructure architectures to an enterprise architecture

Formal training in organization development, complex systems analysis, group facilitation or information systems requirements analysis

 

Experience in the transit industry

 

Experience in deploying IT infrastructure to support Service Oriented Architectures (SOA) that integrate legacy applications across a J2EE, MS .NET, and/or legacy mainframes or mini environmentsExperience in managing and planning infrastructure support and deployment for message-oriented middleware such as Web methods, WebSphere, See beyond or BizTalkExperience in managing and planning in managing infrastructure support and deployment for a Commercial Off The Shelf Software (COTS) portal framework such as SharePoint, AcquLogic Portal or Oracle PortalHands-on experience planning IT infrastructures supporting authentication or identity management solutions for large secure organizational enterprisesLarge-scale network architecture experienceLarge-scale IT security architecture experienceResponsibilities: Facilitate the definition of integrative and canonical views of data or information across multiple content types (structured, semi-structured, XML or unstructured) to support convergence of information asset migration planning or impact analysis. Design the architecture of Information Systems in accordance with the WMATAs strategy and agreed solutions and practicesParticipate in the IS Strategic Plan and associated architecture processCarry out studies that allow appropriate choices for transversal solutions

 

Develop guidance for securely integrating new systems into the companys IS landscapeAssess the impact of new solutions on existing or planned architecturesManaging risks related to IT and information assetsLead or participate in strategic studies

 

Participate in defining the approach for the evolution and integration of the different business and technological components of Enterprise Information Systems.

 

Apply IT infrastructure architecture concepts to assist WMATA teams responsible for developing infrastructure requirements in specific functional areasCoordinate work to prevent overlap and ensure alignment with WMATA Enterprise Architecture Framework, IT strategy, strategic drivers and standardsApply gap analysis techniques to define the nature and extent of IT infrastructure scope changes and communicate business case to decision makersPrepare as-is and to-be IT infrastructure components including schematics to describe datacenters, networks, redundancy, failover, disaster recovery, storage, messaging, monitoring and other IT infrastructure componentsWork with data and infrastructure architects and software program managers to ensure integrity of IT infrastructure systems and plans with overall Enterprise ArchitectureGuide the work of technical systems/data analysts and documentation specialistsRecommend and support rationale for standards in the IT infrastructure arena Provide conceptual and logical data modeling for project pipeline and working together with LOB modeling teams to deliver data designs that work across the consumer lines of business. This role may do both the hands-on modeling and also work with other modelers. Ensure all teams are implementing functionality with the same logical blueprint and these blueprints make it into the master logical model.Assist with the definition, documentation, and communication of architecture and modeling standards, best practices, and guiding principles for Enterprise IT. Set expectations with the line of business (LOB) on what they need to do to enable IT architecture management goals. Maintain and enhance the high level / conceptual business information architectural models or Å“business object model that will be used as the framework by which data management assets and functions are organized and measured. 

 

Conduct and participate in ARB and DRB design reviews for all IT data projects and materially contribute to the IT EA infrastructure and goals. Assist with identifying C-level data assets, their systems of record, and building roadmaps to improve the quality, availability, usability, and other characteristics of the data. Contribute significantly to the design of enterprise metadata attributes, collection and management processes, and publication to an enterprise metadata repository.

 

Represent data architecture for IT and be a leader and advocate for what is important in the data space when faced with typical time and budget constraints from others. Facilitate the mapping and auditability of information assets as they flow from upstream legacy, package, or custom development and interfaces to downstream analytical applications, thus ensuring optimal transparency, quality, consistency and controlled redundancy across the enterprise. Facilitate the definition of integrative and canonical views of data or information across multiple content types (structured, semi-structured, XML or unstructured) to support convergence of information asset migration planning or impact analysis. Design the architecture of Information Systems in accordance with the WMATAs strategy and agreed solutions and practicesParticipate in the IS Strategic Plan and associated architecture process

 

Carry out studies that allow appropriate choices for transversal solutionsDevelop guidance for securely integrating new systems into the companys IS landscapeAssess the impact of new solutions on existing or planned architecturesManaging risks related to IT and information assetsLead or participate in strategic studiesParticipate in defining the approach for the evolution and integration of the different business and technological components of Enterprise Information SystemsMonitor trends and new technologies in order to identify opportunities for WMATAFoster innovation to create business value

 

Promote value of the enterprise architectureCoach and support teams on Enterprise Architecture practices and EA tool usageAssess and communicate to the stakeholders a meaningful and usable architecture for their area of responsibilityLead EA Governance & processesIdentify organizational requirements for the resources, structures and cultural changes necessary to support the architecture roadmapMonitor and continuously improve EA maturity level (KPI definition, measurement and report)EA Framework and tools (TOGAF,FEA.COBIT ETC)Implement and maintain the WMATAs EA framework and repository with the associated governance process

Manage standards (identification, promotion, implementation & monitoring)Identify, document and share the main components of enterprise IS architecture and the inter-component relationships.

Rate/Salary ($)

90

Hourly based

Remote Job

Worldwide

Job Overview
Job Posted:
1 month ago
Job Expire:
1mo 1w
Job Type
Full Time
Job Role
IT Professional
Education
Bachelor's Degree
Experience
5+ Years
Total Vacancies
1 Person

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Saline County,Illinois,United States