1) The Enterprise Architect will start and lead the practice of enterprise architecture for Information Technology Services, the Universityâ™s central IT organization.
2) This position is expected to develop a strong foundation for excellent service delivery, mature processes, and technology transformation.
3) Working with all IT functions, our customers and institutional leadership, you will elicit requirements, champion standards, and provide assistance for the implementation of major IT initiatives, and help develop secure, reliable, and scalable solutions.
4) This position will have the opportunity to collaborate with researchers, the national and global peer communities and industry leaders to assess business and technology trends and develop strategies to advance our institution.
5) Develop an Enterprise Architecture Program (50%)
6) Collaborate with teams across Information Technology Services to develop guiding principles, technology standards and processes to ensure that the organization makes the right technology investments.
7) Develop roadmaps, implementation guides, documentation and other material to help improve decision making across the technology life-cycle.
8) Lead the Architecture Practice (30%)
9) Provide senior level expertise on decisions and priorities regarding the enterprise's overall infrastructure architecture.
10) Participate in design sessions, perform technology assessments, health checks, and project milestone reviews to ensure that the right solutions are implemented in the right way.
11) Review, provide input and approve application architecture, technical architecture and data architecture for technology solutions.
12) Review solution options, research and analyze alternatives and recommend solutions to business and technology leadership.
13) Collaboration (20%)
14) Engage with the campus community, national partners, peer institutions and others to establish strong relationships that will help our organization stay ahead of technology trends and identify opportunities for collaboration in strategic technologies.
15) Provide coaching and mentoring to technology staff to develop architecture skills.
1) Respect: valuing differences, encouraging open dialogue, championing diversity and inclusion.
2) Instilling Trust: gaining the confidence and trust of others through honesty, integrity and authenticity, empowering individuals and cultivating collaborative relationships.
3) Acting with Transparency: communicating effectively, explaining why decisions are made, clarifying expectations.
4) Balancing Stakeholders: anticipating and balancing the needs of multiple stakeholders.
5) Strategic Mindset: seeing ahead to future possibilities and translating them into breakthrough strategies.
6) Action-Oriented: taking on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy and enthusiasm.
7) Plans and Aligns: planning and prioritizing work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals.
8) Organizational Savvy: maneuvering comfortably through complex policy, process and people-related organizational dynamics.
9) Manages Ambiguity: operating effectively, even when things are not certain or the way forward is not clear.
1) Standard office environmentâ‹.
2) No travel.
3) Flexible work arrangements, including working from home.
1) Ability to sit for short or extended time periods.
2) Ability to extensively use computer.
3) Ability to make repetitive wrist, hand, or finger movements.
4) Ability to hear, including making fine discrimination in sound.
1) Bachelorâ™s degree.
1) Minimum seven years of technical experience in design, system installations, administration, and or support of critical business systems.
2) Experience building and supporting mission critical infrastructure for critical applications, running in a highly distributed manner.
3) Project management experience, including the ability to plan and schedule architecture related projects and monitor their implementation.
4) Experience with both Agile/Scrum and traditional waterfall software development life-cycle.
5) Familiarity with security concepts and standards, such as OAuth, SAML, Shibboleth, PCI DSS, PII, encryption, and tokenization.
6) Familiarity with network architecture principles and concepts, including tiering, segmentation, DMZs, firewalls, load-balancing, failover, and disaster recovery.
7) Domain experience in multiple areas of enterprise technology.
NOTE: When applying all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application.
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