Architect
Ref No.: 18-03878
Location: NYC, New York

It's an Architect role – key is

· A proven track record in Enterprise Architecture development using EA frameworks like TOGAF, DoDAF or Zachman framework.

1. Engagement Description

Contract Labor Title: Support Services: Other IT System Services

Functional Title: Enterprise Architect (EA) - DSRIP

We are seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Enterprise Architect (EA) - DSRIP for a 6-month contract to permanent opportunity. Someone who understands business strategy and vision for the future, and establishes an overall architecture model that supports the strategy and positions the IT organization for the future.

The Enterprise Architect links the business mission, strategy, and processes of an organization to its IT strategy, and documents this using multiple architectural models or views that show how the current and future needs of an organization will be met in an efficient, sustainable, agile, and adaptable manner.

2. Engagement Location, Hours and Duration:

The engagement will take place at our NYC location. Consultant during this engagement is expected to travel 10% within the 5 boroughs of NYC.

3. Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

· Works with technology and business stakeholders to understand requirements and lays out the enterprise architecture that aligns with and supports the organization's business objectives

· Clearly defines business goals, business drivers, architecture building blocks, architecture principles, architecture vision and roadmap to senior technology and business stakeholders

· Create current state architecture, target state architecture and perform gap analysis

· Develop architectural artifacts: diagrams, catalogs and matrices

· Organize and own enterprise architecture repository and technical reference models

· Create architecture models(conceptual and logical): Business Architecture, Application architecture, Infrastructure architecture, Data architecture, technology architecture , Security architecture and Integration patterns

· Evaluate the feasibility of the enterprise architecture and technologies related to a business change

· Define architecture based on business use cases to store, manage and process huge volume of structured, semi structured and unstructured data

· Identify risks associated with the enterprise architecture and various technologies within the organization

· Collaborate with different teams within business, application/systems, data/information and technical architecture disciplines and explain clearly the benefits of an architectural approach

· Excellent understanding of on premise, cloud and mobile architecture from application, infrastructure, data and security standpoint

Advise technology teams on best practices around standards, frameworks, governance models and products.

· Drive enterprise architecture vision from conceptual to logical definition and governs physical implementation to ensure business and technology requirements are met

· Develop strategy for compliance ready enterprise architecture: cluster set up, data storage, data governance, data security, metadata management, data quality, data integration, change control and solution deployment

4. Qualifications / Required Skill:

· A proven track record in Enterprise Architecture development using EA frameworks like TOGAF, DoDAF or Zachman framework.

· Business Architecture development experience (conceptual and logical level definition)

· Enterprise Architecture governance experience (standards, guidelines, compliance processes, reviews, etc.)

· Broad knowledge across key architecture domains (business, application, data, infrastructure, integration/middleware, security)

· Knowledge of core technologies, including open standards, database, and integration technologies

· A proven track record indicating ability to successfully implement positive enterprise wide change

· A history of partnering with business and IT to develop an integrated go-to-market approach

· Experience developing detailed, compelling and analytical PowerPoint/Excel/Word/Visio deliverables to convey complex thoughts and ideas

· Architecture modeling experience with enterprise architecture tools like Mega, Orbus iServer etc.

· Experience working in the healthcare industry preferred