Enterprise Applications Architect

CGI (www.cgi.com/usfederal)


  Full Time   Employee   Contractor

United States

Enterprise Applications Architect

Position Description
The Enterprise Architect will be responsible for ensuring that the populated architecture framework is appropriate in the context of the client?s business environment. The Enterprise Architect must be comfortable with leading a team of architects within business, application/systems, data/information and technical architecture disciplines and must be able to explain clearly the benefits of an architectural approach. He/she must be experienced in presenting and explaining the architectural views to clients at all levels from technical/IT staff to Main Board/Director. The Enterprise Architect should also be able to develop portfolios and programs of work to deliver the enterprise architecture.

The selected candidate will be responsible for:

? Establishing the scope of the enterprise in question, setting down architectural principles, vision and for ensuring the rigor and integrity of the enterprise architecture, together with associated deliverables

? Provide technical guidance in support of developing application/service and standards for service offerings

? Develop policies, standards develop solutions and recommendations for mitigating risk of vendor specific service related dependencies.

? Development of technical papers, specifications, and recommendations which lead the development of a coherent enterprise-level technical framework and architecture.

? Researching and identifying industry solutions, technologies and best common practices to support the applications and System Integration across cloud service offerings and for cloud interoperability from commercial cloud providers, the private cloud product marketplace, and open source cloud systems.

. Your future duties and responsibilities
? As part of Technical team helps deliver technical solutions based on client business requirements. This includes articulating the architectural vision, conceptualizing and experimenting with alternative architectural approaches and creating prototypes that meet or exceed the business requirements.

? Must have experience managing development in a fast paced environment and have experience operating in the Integrated IT Investment & System Life Cycle Framework (ILC). Candidate is responsible for preparing and leading presentations to the client Technical Review Board, including preliminary design reviews, detailed design reviews, and/or technical consults.

? The candidate will review and improve the development tools, mentor the technical team and ensure quality control throughout all phases of the development life-cycle. They will lead the team in design, coding, testing, defect correction, documentation of technical artifacts and working with customer data center staff on implementation activities. The candidate will be responsible for producing technical design and code that meet the documented system requirements.
Required qualifications to be successful in this role
Desired Technical Skills Include:

? Java, J2EE, JMS, EJBs, XML, and the like

? Frameworks like Struts, Spring, JSF, Grails

? Middleware technologies like WebSphere, MQ, TIBCO, Web Methods, BEA

? Experience building large OLTP databases with real-time, performance read and write capabilities, including SQL, table design, performance tuning with Oracle is a plus.

? Experience in Rules engines, ECM, ETL, data modeling, portals, deploying /scaling enterprise applications.

? Experience in large system integration work
At CGI, we?re a team of builders. We call our employees members because all who join CGI are building their own company - one that has grown to 65,000 professionals located in 40 countries. Founded in 1976, CGI is a leading IT and business process services firm committed to helping clients succeed. We have the global resources, expertise, stability and dedicated professionals needed to achieve results for our clients - and for our members. Come grow with us. Learn more at www.cgi.com.

This is a great opportunity to join a winning team. CGI offers a competitive compensation package with opportunities for growth and professional development. Benefits for full-time, permanent members start on the first day of employment and include a paid time-off program and profit participation and stock purchase plans.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position, however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

No unsolicited agency referrals please.

All CGI offers of employment in the U.S. are contingent upon the ability to successfully complete a background investigation. Background investigation components can vary depending upon specific assignment, or upon any US government security clearance if required. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, gender Identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, pregnancy, or other status protected by law. CGI will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with CGI?s legal duty to furnish information.

  • ETL
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