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IT Technology System Architect

  • Location: Salem, Arizona, 97301
  • Salary: 100000.0
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 14 days ago

  • Job Ref: 186465

Excellent opportunity for an IT Technology System Architect!

Basics: The role of the IT System Architect demands deep and broad technical skills in multiple technical domains such as applications, server, cloud-based computing, storage, database, network, and security. The position serves as the expert level technical architect for the county creating an integrated user experience across all channels such as the enterprise, web, mobile and social media.

Location: Salem, OR

Type: FTE

Rate: $100k+/DOE

Perks: compensation and benefits program

SKILLS REQUIRED:
1. IT Architecture Strategy: The System Architect works with departments, analysts, database administrators, developers, end-users and others to lead in the development of an IT architecture strategic framework. Additionally, the candidate will assess current architecture and determine system capability to meet near and long-term IT requirements, as well as analyze gaps between the current state and the desired future state for IT architecture and develop the IT architecture implementation plan.
2. IT Architecture Design: The System Architect serves as the management adviser and technical consultant in the evaluation, use, and maintenance of IT architecture design. The candidate will provide expertise on integration, interfaces, data flows, technologies, and best practices for IT projects.

3. IT Architecture Use: The candidate will lead improvement of customer usability, usefulness and appeal across the IT architecture. The position will continually analyze all pertinent data including but not limited to user experience, effectiveness, ease of use and other information to optimize technical solutions.

4. IT Architecture Standards and Governance: The IT System Architect defines, develops, publishes and maintains IT architecture standards with heavy emphasis on non-customized solutions, avoiding point designs, ensuring data integrity, leveraging integrated workflows and focus on business simplification. The candidate also defines, develops, publishes and maintains the information management and other processes required to support the IT architecture.

PREFERRED SKILLS:
• Certification in Application Architecture.
• Developing assets such as enterprise applications and solution integration with focus on performance, scalability, re-use, source control, continuous building/integration.
• Knowledge of architectural frameworks such as TOGAF, NIST-EA, Zachman; expertise in using industry standard notations for documenting business processes for use in architectural designs.

REQUIRED LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS:
• This position works with confidential information and requires a background check, which will include fingerprinting.
• Possess and maintains a valid Oregon driver's license and maintain an acceptable driving record.

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
1. Bachelor's degree from a four-year accredited college or university with major coursework in Computer Science, Information Technology or a related field; AND
2. Six (6) or more years of professional experience in one or more of the following disciplines: Technical Architecture, System Development, Business Analysis or Data Architecture; OR
3. Any satisfactory equivalent combination of ten (10) years or more of education, training, and/or experience relevant to the position.

EDUCATION PREFERENCES:
• Certification in Application Architecture.
• Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) or other equivalent certifications.
• Certified Project Management Professional (PMP), or other equivalent project management certifications
• Business Analysis Professional (BA) certificate.
• Two (2) or more years' experience working in an ITIL/ITSM environment