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SAFe Architect
Ref No.: 18-01330
Location: Richmond, Virginia
Start Date / End Date: 09/17/2018 to 06/30/2019
ALL personal interviews will be conducted on Wed 9/5/18

The IT Division is seeking an Integration Architect to support the SAFe Architectural Runway. The SAFe Architect will assist with developing an adaptive design with the other domain architects to promote the reuse of ideas, components, services, and proven patterns across various solution train activities.

Responsibilities:
  • Collaborating with EA team mambers and solution architects to provide a high-level, all-inclusive vision of solution train architecutre and development initiatives
  • Participating in building and maintaining the architectural runway
  • Understanding and communicating Strategic Themes, and other key business drivers for architecture, to System Architects and nontechnical stakeholders
  • Driving architectural initiatives in the backlog and participating in epic analysis where applicable
  • Influencing common modeling, design, and coding practices
  • Promoting Continuous Delivery Pipeline and DevOps capabilities
  • Collecting generating, and analyzing innovative ideas and technologies to use across the business
  • Facilitating the reuse of code, components, and proven patterns
  • Synchronizing the following disciplines across Solutions :
  • System and data security and quality
  • Production infrastructure
  • Solution user experience (Lean UX)
  • Scalability, performance, and other Nonfunctional Requirements (NFRs)

Requirements:
  • 5+ years direct experience in enterprise-level application integration.
  • Experience sith SAFe architecture and proven work experience with Agile/Scrum teams.
  • Proven experience in developing enterprise and solution level architectural designs.
  • Proven experience in overseeing the linking of cross-functional applications between disparate business units and systems.
  • Experience with business and technical requirements analysis, business process modeling/mapping, methodology development, and data mapping.
  • Extensive experience with core software applications including Oracle, ArcGIS
  • Technically fluent in programming languages, including .net.
  • Strong background in risk management methodologies as they relate to integration/software engineering.
  • Knowledge of relational database design and management techniques.
  • Good project management skills and/or substantial exposure to project-based work structures, project lifecycle models, etc.
  • Strong knowledge of system and software quality assurance best practices and methodologies.
  • Competency with XML constructs and schemas.
  • Confidence and experience with API protocols and schemas such as SOAP and REST.
  • Strong understanding of end-user needs and requirements.
  • Excellent understanding of the organization's goals and objectives.
  • Ability to work creatively and analytically in a team environment
  • Excellent communication and documentation skills

Require Skills (5 years of experience in each):
  1. Experience sith SAFe architecture and proven work experience with Agile/Scrum teams
  2. Proven experience in developing enterprise and solution level architectural designs
  3. Experience with business and technical requirements analysis, business process modeling/mapping, methodology development, and data mapping
  4. Experience as Data Modeler/Data Architect creating data models and working in Data Architecture and Data Management solutions