Logistics Management Institute

Enterprise Architect (EA)

US-IL-Scott AFB
5 days ago
Job ID
2017-1536
# of Openings
2
Category
Information Technology

Overview

 

LMI, a private, not for profit research institute is seeking applicants for a position in its Midwest regional office in St. Louis Missouri (Scott AFB). LMI headquartered in Tyson’s Virginia, is a not-for-profit government consulting firm, dedicated exclusively to advancing the management of the government and DoD. As a not-for-profit company, we deliver the best value for the government dollar as all revenues are directed to our mission of advancing government rather than to delivering shareholder value. We operate completely free of political and commercial bias, and we are entirely aligned with the goals of our clients. Our clients value our not-for-profit status and specialized services in transportation, logistics, intelligence, homeland security, health care, and energy and environment markets. We believe government can make a difference, and we seek talented, hardworking people who share that conviction.

Responsibilities

The Enterprise Architect will be responsible for assisting government agencies in implementing effective enterprise architecture programs. The position requires at least 3 to 5 years of enterprise architecture (EA) experience or related IT discipline.

Required responsibilities include:

  • Develop business process architectures consisting of data process as-is and to-be architecture models.
  • Provide business-engineering, analytical, and architectural services to transition business requirements into enterprise solutions.
  • Shape and design of architecture artifacts based on strategic business and operating models (e.g., scenario design and process flow mapping).
  • Work with different data knowledge areas personnel to identify and design standards.
  • Coordinate and conduct interviews with subject matter experts (functional/technical), sponsors, and participating organizations prior to and during architecture development.
  • Collect, organize, correlate, and produce models and artifacts to describe, principles, frameworks and strategy.
  • Model and assess components of the organizations’ baseline architecture.
  • Coordinate across architecture projects to include identifying relevant strategy, policy and roadmaps.
  • Coordinate, implement, and track architecture development effort in accordance with project time line.
  • Ensure standards and framework compliance across the business.
  • Ensure architectures models adhere to standards and are in compliance with Department of Defense Architecture Framework (DoDAF) 2.02.
  • Work well in a team environment.
  • Developing as-is and to-be architectures at the enterprise, segment, and solution levels.
  • Establish and implement integrated EA and IT portfolio management guidance based on industry best practices. Help clients mature their EA practices.
  • Assist with providing EA analysis and high-level data for investment decision making.
  • Conduct quantitative and trend analysis of data.
  • Facilitate meetings.
  • Extract data from various enterprise architecture and IT portfolio management tools (e.g. System Architect, Troux, and eCPIC) and tailor for presentation to stakeholders at varying levels.
  • Provide written and oral presentations/briefings to clients on results.

 

Desired responsibilities include:

  • Experience or background in data processes
  • Experience in at least one of the major architecture frameworks (DoDAF, Zachman, FEAF, or TOGAF)
  • Demonstrated experience in mapping applications and business capabilities to describe how systems and networks, interact within the organization
  • Experience building architecture models/artifacts that provide mappings between users, systems, platforms, and business functions.
  • Experience with BPMN 2.0 is a plus.
  • Experience describing behavior at the business layer including information flows, processes, roles and work practices that impact business objectives and capabilities.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 3 to 5 years relevant work experience as an enterprise architect required
  • At least an active secret security clearance
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Must be self-directed, detail oriented, and able to coordinate and work with a dynamic team and multiple stakeholders
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to compose, write and edit a variety of general business correspondence, management reports, technical presentations, and position papers

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