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Integration Architect

  • Location: Enon, 45323
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 12 months ago

Position: Integration Architect
Location: Enon, OH
Term: 6 Months
Day-to-Day Responsibilities:
  • Define the overall technical integration architecture of a program, system, or application, serving as the technical liaison between IT and our business partners.
  • Accountable for defining the requirements, principles and models that guide technology decisions and solution patterns for new and integration architecture.
  • Responsible for proactively identifying opportunities, conducting technical and solution assessments, cost/benefit evaluations, performance/functionality verification and help broker other IT services.
  • Design, communicate and document the patterns, standards and technologies for the enterprise Infrastructure Architecture.
  • Communicate how the Integration Architecture interacts, supports and integrates with other technologies, information systems and support requirements.
  • Lead the development, of repeatable Integration technology/information solution patterns for application of appropriate technology to support business requirements.
  • Coordinate and oversee architecture implementation and modification of the systems integration’s disciplines
  • Develop and maintain enterprise integration architecture, perform activities, including conceptual and logical modeling and analysis of complex systems environments, technical infrastructure, and other components of the client technical environment.
  • Lead analysis of the current IT environment and future-state capabilities to detect critical deficiencies and recommend solutions for business improvement.
  • Partner with business peers to develop and present business capability models and roadmaps to facilitate discussion and decision making with stakeholders across the enterprise.
  • Lead analysis of the IT environment to detect critical deficiencies and recommend solutions for improvement.
  • Lead the development of an implementation plan for integration architecture based on business requirements and IT strategies.
  • Design and construct future- and current-state business models to practically apply new and emerging technologies to drive them.
  • Research and recommend new technologies to achieve improved architectural performance while effectively managing the associated costs of IT operations across the enterprise.
  • Keep abreast of technology, customer needs, and industry-related trends.
  • Actively engage in the identification and maintenance of technology standards. This extends to ensuring technical guidance is in alignment with those standards and any exceptions are reviewed.
  • Escalate technical issues to senior leadership as needed along with insight on recommended resolutions.
  • Guide to the technical team and promotes continuous improvement to help the technical team increase productivity and foster innovation.
  • Encourage open lines of communication between all team members. Facilitate discussions and resolve conflicts accordingly.
  • Mentor senior technical staff and provides support as an escalation point for critical technical issues.
  • Complete other duties, including special projects, as assigned by Management.
  • Bachelor’s degree in applicable field of study.
  • Certified in the discipline of practice: Data, Infrastructure, Network, Security, Solutions or Application. Examples include:
  • Microsoft Certified Architect or Open Group IT Architect Certification
  • Architecture Certification (TOGAF, CITA, EACOE, Certified SOA Architect, etc.
  • Prefer previous experience as a collaborative technical leader.
  • Prefer previous experience with developing solution architecture and conceptual and logical system design for large–scale programs and projects.
  • Knowledge of global business models, operating models, financial models, cost-benefit analysis, budgeting and risk management.
  • Experience with Integration (Datacenter, O365, Oracle, SAP), Services, and Business Process Management for global solutions.
  • Expertise in development of integration processes .
  • Familiarity with information management practices, system development life cycle management, IT services management, infrastructure and operations, and EA and ITIL frameworks.
  • Knowledge of business ecosystems, SaaS, infrastructure as a service (IaaS), platform as a service (PaaS), SOA, APIs, open data, microservices, event-driven IT and predictive analytics.
  • Ability to translate business needs into architecture requirements.
  • Ability to estimate the financial impact of architecture alternatives.
  • Ability to rapidly comprehend the functions and capabilities of new technologies.
  • Understanding of common information architecture frameworks and information models.
  • Understanding of meta-models, taxonomies and ontology’s, as well as the challenges of applying structured techniques (data modeling) to less-structured sources.
  • Demonstrated expertise with Word, Excel, and other MS Office suite applications.
  • Applicable knowledge of the technologies used by the assigned team.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to research and resolve issues.
  • Ability to document the architectural conclusion using technical specification notations, including Unified Modeling Language (UML).
  • Ability to improve team maturity levels in understanding process and improving productivity.
  • Excellent mentoring skills.
  • Ability to perform repeated bending, standing and reaching.
  • Ability to occasionally lift up to 40 pounds.
  • Ability to build a trusting and safe environment.
  • Strong/effective problem solving and decision-making skills.
  • Ability to anticipate customer needs and proactively develop solutions to meet them.
  • Strong collaboration skills and ability to work on cross-functional teams.
  • Excellent time management skills; ability to multi-task and track multiple projects concurrently.
  • Ability to work both independent of immediate supervision and in a team environment.
  • Capable of working in a fast-paced environment.
  • Good understanding of intra-department functions and operations.