Requirement for Enterprise Architect in Richmond Virginia…………..731002

Position Title Location Job Description
IT Enterprise Architect [Richmond, VA, 23219] *Local Richmond, VA candidates preferred
*Candidate must also be able to work onsite at least once a month
*Contractor will be responsible for purchasing parking through VDOT’s Parking Management Office or procuring their own parking

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) Information Technology Division (ITD) is seeking an enterprise/platform architect to join the VDOT Enterprise Architecture team. This individual will work with key members to balance and prioritize current operational demands, disruptions, and opportunities with the longer-term strategic vision of the organization. Furthermore the enterprise/platform architect provides technology guidance, road maps, principles, standards, and best practices.

Provides direction, guidance, and definition of IT Platform architecture to effectively support VDOT’s IT and business strategy. Supports all architectural disciplines and champions architectural initiatives.

Reviews existing business processes and establishes metrics to improve business processes, as well as support of all architectural disciplines under their direction.
Works on highly complex projects that require in-depth knowledge across multiple specialized architecture domains.
Aligns architecture strategy with business goals.
Defines, explains, and advocates technology strategy.
Develops and communicates architectural policies, standards, guidelines, and procedures.
Promotes the EA process, outcomes, and results to the organization and senior leadership.
Reviews and/or analyzes and develops architectural requirements as needed for the organization.
Ensures the conceptual completeness of the technical solutions.
Leads teams in developing technology plans.
Consults with project teams to fit projects to enterprise architecture, as well as to identify when it is necessary to modify the enterprise architecture.
Ensures recommendations are based on business relevance, appropriate timing, and deployment.
Collaborates with project management and IT leaders to ensure progress towards architectural alignment with project goals and requirements.
Preferred experience includes Esri's GIS tools and platform.

Document the data architecture and environment in order to maintain a current and accurate view of the larger data picture. 

Strong understanding of relational data structures, theories, principles, and practices.

Strong familiarity with meta data management and associated processes.· Hands-on knowledge of enterprise repository tools, data modeling tools, data mapping tools, and data profiling tools.


Required/Desired Skills


Skill Required /Desired Amount of Experience
Experience in technical, substantive and methodological issues related to design architecture for new or emerging solutions and technologies. Required 10 Years
Experience in defining enterprise metadata standards and an enterprise taxonomy Required 4 Years
Experience with various aspects of enterprise architecture with knowledge of one or more formalized frameworks such as NASCIO, TOGAF, FEAF Required 10 Years
Experience applying application/software/systems development methodologies including agile approaches Required 10 Years
IT and business/industry work experience including architecture design and deployment, systems lifecycle management, and infrastructure planning and o Required 10 Years
Experience with Esri's GIS tools and platforms Highly desired 3 Years
Experience in cloud application (Azure/AWS) /GIS architecture. Required 10 Years
experience in SaaS (Software as a Service) architecture Required 5 Years
Competency with XML constructs and schemas. experience with API protocols and schemas such as SOAP and REST Required 10 Years
Partner with architects, other technical team members and to develop roadmaps and strategies to support agency KPIs? Required 7 Years
Create overall application and solution architectures, component designs, and systems integration and implementations for a particular business sols Required 10 Years
Strong understanding of relational data structures, theories, principles, and practices. Strong familiarity with metadata management and associated Required 5 Years
Document the data architecture and environment in order to maintain a current and accurate view of the larger data picture Required 5 Years




No. Question
Question Commonwealth of Virginia security policies prohibit the use of offshore IT contractors. Do you attest to the fact that your candidate will physically reside within the US for the duration of the assignment?
Question In what city/state does your candidate PERMANENTLY reside?
Question Do you agree to work onsite at least once a month. This is REQUIRED.
Question How soon after an offer can you start?



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