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Enterprise Architect - 12 Month Contract
Ref No.: 18-01871
Location: Saint Paul, Minnesota
Position Type:Contract
Start Date / End Date: 12/01/2018 to 11/30/2019
Enterprise Architect - 12 Month Contract

Responsibilities
  • 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 ever-changing 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
Minimum Qualifications
  • Five (5) years' experience in Enterprise Architect role
  • 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.
  • Three (3) years' experience in a governmental setting (Federal, State, County, or City)
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
  • Experience as a Lead Architect on an integration project. Be sure to list the technologies used for each integration project

For more information please contact Thomas Carlson at 952-204-5997

Since 1995, iTech Solutions Inc., has been providing IT Consulting and Direct Hire Services to the Insurance, Financial, Communications, Manufacturing  and Government sectors with local offices in Connecticut, Minnesota, Colorado,  Massachusetts, Tennessee, North Carolina, and New Jersey / Pennsylvania area. 

Our recruiting strategy is simple, if you want to find qualified IT professionals then use IT professionals to find them.   So at iTech Solutions,  our personnel are all career IT professionals with a wide range of IT experience.  We can honestly say our staff understands the technologies, the complexities of finding and selecting the appropriate personnel and the pressures of running successful IT projects.  


Employer will not sponsor applicants for any employment visas, at hiring or in the future, including but not limited to H-1B visas. Corp-to-Corp or subcontract personnel will not be considered for this position.