Senior IT Architect

Employer
Constellation
Location
Baltimore, MD
Posted
Dec 07, 2022
Closes
Dec 11, 2022
Ref
725273682
Function
IT, IT Architect
Hours
Full Time
A$ A' "A' ?DescriptionAt Constellation, a freshly independent and soon-to-be Fortune 200 company, we're providing the energy and services to transform our future. Combining next generation technologies and product offerings with the country's lowest carbon generating fleet, our company is purpose-built to meet the challenges of the climate crisis.Constellation has been the leader in clean energy production for more than a decade. Now we're speeding delivery of low-carbon or no-carbon power to help families, communities, governments, and businesses meet their sustainability and decarbonization goals. Constellation provides 10 percent of total clean power and 22 percent of clean baseload power in the United States and is the leading competitive retail supplier of energy products, services and clean energy solutions. The race is on to confront climate change, and no company is more ready to meet that challenge.We are committed to advancing diversity, equity and inclusion and believe in attracting, retaining and advancing employees who will best serve and represent our customers, partners and communities. We provide a workplace that ensures mutual respect, where each individual has the opportunity to grow and contribute at their greatest potential. Constellation will provide you the tools and resources you need to design, build and power a successful career.Constellation offers a wide range of benefits, designed to help our employees thrive professionally and personally. In addition to highly competitive salaries, we offer a bonus program, 401(k) with company match, employee stock purchase program; comprehensive medical, dental and vision benefits, including a robust wellness program; paid time off for vacation, holidays and sick days; and much more.Join us as we accelerate the transition to a carbon-free future. Energize your career with Constellation.PRIMARY PURPOSE OF POSITIONThe purpose of Architecture Management is to define the different technology building blocks that make up the enterprise and their inter-relationships, as well as the principles guiding their design and evolution over time. These principles drive Service Portfolio Management roadmaps, to ensure that the right mix of supported technology services are offered to achieve business value, as defined by the business strategy. The Sr. IT Architect will provide technical expertise to support the alignment of IT solutions with architectural standards as part of the overall enterprise architecture governance process. Work to assure that all architecture processes are followed for IT, Innovation and Business initiated projects. Support the development of IT standards for technology solutions by participating in new technology pilots, weighing technical advantages, market availability of products, and the risks and benefits of technology to meet business needs. The Sr. IT Architect will provide technical guidance, direction and insights to project managers and stakeholders regarding IT system solutions and improvements being deployed within the enterprise environment. Participate in the development and optimization of documentation and tools to assist operational transition and turnover for the support of the various cloud architectures, designs, and services being standardized and deployed. These solutions would include sustainable patterns for cloud computing and application hosting architectures in support of enterprise IT project delivery. Ability to adapt for special projects or initiatives when required. Work closely with technology vendors when necessary.PRIMARY DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIESWork within a team environment to conduct the architecture governance program for technology projects across the Constellation Energy Generation organization. This includes determining alignment of projects with technical standards and other business requirements (50%)Assist the IT Architecture and Engineering community in planning the introduction of new technologies and/or identifying the most appropriate technology choices to accomplish goals by utilizing Constellation Energy Generation's standard governance process. Assist in the development of white papers, conducting presentations as needed to explain why a technology is being recommended by IT (20%)Build and maintain knowledge of new technologies or technology opportunities and assist in development of analysis of their use for business and/or IT clients (15%)Participate and facilitate peer groups around specific technology areas (10%)Maintain and enhance engagement with business and IT partners (5%)JOB SCOPE? Position interacts and must effectively communicate with all levels of employees, including executives & vendors with a detailed understanding of business plans. ? Maintains deep knowledge of technology standards and application usage across Constellation Energy Generation's business unit areas. ? Participates in technological innovation to drive new business opportunities and solve business problems. ? Works under minimal supervision. ? Mentors junior-level team members and others.QualificationsMINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSBachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Sciences or related discipline and 5 - 8 years of relevant experience (ex: IT solutions architecture, enterprise architecture, and systems & application design) or 9 -A' 12 years or related experience Broad technical expertise in at least one area, such as application development, enterprise applications or IT systems engineering Excellent communications skills - Able to effectively communicate highly technical information in non-technical terminology (written and verbal) Expert in change management principles associated with new technology implementationsA' Deep understanding of project management principlesPREFERRED QUALIFICATIONSMaster's Degree Project Management Professional (PMP) certification. Technical certification in Technical Area of Specialty Demonstrated leadership abilityConstellation is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and employees or applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to: age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.VEVRAA Federal ContractorA'