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SysMod Architect
Ref No.: 18-21969
Location: St. Paul, Minnesota
Job Details:
Title : Client-SysMod Architect (EIOR207157)
Location: St. Paul, MN
Duration: 11 Months Contract

Job Description
Minimum Qualifications
  • Five (5) years' experience in Enterprise Architect role o A Master's degree substitutes for three years of experience, or a Bachelor's degree substitutes for two years, or an Associate's degree substitutes for one year.
  • Four (4) engagements lasting more than three (3) months in Enterprise Architect role.
Desired Skills
  • Comprehensive knowledge of hardware, software, application, and systems engineering
  • Systems thinking – the ability to see how parts interact with the whole ( "big picture” thinking)
    Knowledge of IT governance and operations
  • Knowledge of financial modeling as it pertains to IT investment
  • Interpersonal and leadership skills – servant leadership, collaboration, facilitation, and negotiation skills
  • Communication skills – both written and verbal
  • Ability to explain complex technical issues in a way that non-technical people may understand
  • Project and program management planning and organizational skills
  • Time management and prioritization
Sample Tasks
  • Insure the IT strategy and planning is aligned with the organization's business mission, strategy, and processes and document this using multiple architectural models that show how the current and future technology needs of the organization will be met in an efficient, sustainable, agile, and adaptable manner
  • Provide technical guidance, road maps, principles, standards and best practices focused on enabling business and IT leadership to make investment decisions that balance and prioritize current operational demands, disruptions, and opportunities with the longer-term strategic vision of the organization
  • Define the "as is”, "to be” and "future” architecture
  • Provide oversight of infrastructure, security, data and application architecture
  • Analyze and translate business, information and technical requirements into an architectural blueprint that outlines solutions to achieve business objectives
  • Develop a consensus based enterprise solution that is scalable, adaptable and in sync with everchanging business needs
  • Develop road map for evolution of the enterprise application portfolio from current to future state including operating in a bi-modal manner
  • Provide advice and guidance to IT leadership and management team on latest architecture principles and approach