Enterprise Architecture Specialist


Employment Type: Permanent

Job Number: 27023

Compensation: 101000k/year - 152000k/year


Job Description

Enterprise Architect Specialist


The Enterprise Architect Specialist plays a crucial role in the strategic planning of Technology Services. They are responsible for defining the overall technology architecture that aligns with the business strategy and for designing and constructing enterprise technology solutions. They provide technical expertise to the enterprise planning process and maintain architectural models of enterprise business processes and rules, information, and technology. Additionally, they serve as technical leads or resources on project teams, ensuring adherence to principles and methodologies in information systems development.


Responsibilities:

  • Extensive technical breadth with deep knowledge in one or more disciplines
  • Professional level understanding of required competencies with demonstrated skills and substantial practical experience
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Key resource for enterprise architecture issues across functional and organizational lines
  • Participates in defining future information technology architecture


Knowledge of:

  • Business requirements and processes related to enterprise architecture
  • Architecture design principles, concepts, and techniques
  • Object-oriented analysis and design
  • The Open Group Architecture Framework (TOGAF) and other design methods
  • Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
  • Information Technology Library Infrastructure (ITIL) framework and best practices
  • Business processes, metrics, and inter-relationships
  • Enterprise continuums
  • Applicable industry standards for enterprise architecture frameworks


Skills in:

  • Understanding and interpreting business requirements and performing complex analyses
  • Creating, maintaining, and managing enterprise architecture models
  • Validating, refining, and expanding models
  • Working in a standards-based, methodologically driven lifecycle
  • Designing complex information technology systems
  • Preparing business cases and scenarios
  • Developing technical specifications
  • Developing and delivering presentations and writing technical reports
  • Using documentation applications (Microsoft Office Suite and Visio)
  • Facilitating business and technical meetings


Abilities to:

  • Plan and schedule work and influence and motivate others
  • Explain complex technical concepts in simple terms
  • Forge commitment from others with disparate objectives
  • Apply logical analysis concepts and techniques
  • Set priorities and establish systematic courses of action
  • Deal with ambiguity and make sound decisions
  • Exercise creativity and imagination in assignments
  • Grasp new ideas and concepts quickly
  • Work well in teams as a technical advisor and participant
  • Acquire and maintain knowledge of the business and Technology Services products
  • Research and study emerging trends and technologies
  • Identify and communicate relevant issues
  • Manage multiple tasks and resources and respond to ad hoc requests
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships
  • Communicate effectively, orally and in writing, with diverse stakeholders
  • Take initiative, accept accountability, and follow through with commitments


Additional Requirements:

  • Expert knowledge of communication, transport, and fiber optic infrastructure
  • Proficiency in operating and maintaining SONET and DACS equipment
  • Experience with network meter reading and multiplexers
  • Understanding of Ethernet, T-1 circuits, and high-speed voice and data transmission
  • Knowledge of SCADA systems, remote terminal units (RTU), and radio systems
  • Proficient in fiber and conduit modeling and documentation software
  • Familiarity with electrical principles and power within a utility network
  • Expert knowledge of performance enabling standards and technologies
  • Proficiency in systems integration methods and technologies
  • Understanding of services design, storage management, and network services
  • Knowledge of asset management, service level agreements, and information security
  • Familiarity with transaction processing, user interfaces, and operating systems
  • Skill in system modeling (UML) and infrastructure technologies
  • Expert knowledge of data design principles