Domain Architect

Allegis Group
Elkridge, MD
Sep 23, 2020
Sep 25, 2020
IT, IT Architect
Full Time
Job Summary: The Domain Architect (DA) is a member of a delivery team, supporting both new development/product-based efforts, and production support; and is considered the highest-level domain technology expert. The DA is responsible for:The assessment of business requirements; approval of technical requirements; creation of technical specifications and solution design documents.Initial work item estimate sizing for business prioritization and planning purposes.Presenting designs to the Enterprise Architecture team for review after initial design and prior to production implementation.Technology solutions that require development to be viable - ie, business applications, LOB applications, work flow systems, purchased applications, developed applications, and applications integration; subsequently guiding solution execution from design to production.The quality and integrity of a solution; and is ultimately responsible for its viability in the Production environment.Maintenance of the Enterprise Portfolio Management (EPM) tool Troux for Allegis Group systems and technologiesEssential Functions:Establish domain specific standards, near/mid-term strategy, and roadmaps (0-18 months), in adherence to, and in support of Enterprise standards, strategy, and roadmaps.Guide a solution from concept to delivery - envision and create solutions that meet requirements; model the pieces of an infrastructure and their points of integration; prove the feasibility of a design; and can ultimately be implemented and supported in the Production environment.Provide hands-on, expert-level technical assistance to developersAdhere to Enterprise Architecture (EA) standards, and may also assist in the creation of EA standards, methodologies, and frameworks.Collaborates with management to establish protocols and processes for the disciplineEnsure that new technology solutions are designed for optimal access and usefulness; and to leverage existing technologies, as appropriate.Assist in creating the vision for future state technologies and architecture and participate in setting Enterprise standards and mid/long-term strategy / roadmaps (18-60 months), acting as domain specific subject matter experts.Apply architectural and engineering concepts to design a solution that meets operational requirements, such as scalability, maintainability, security, reliability, extensibility, flexibility, availability, and manageability.Translate business strategy and requirements into well-architected solutionsParticipate and lead research and development efforts (proof of concept, prototypes), as subject matter experts, when introducing new technologies, in conjunction with team and Product OwnersProvide technical expertise to propose level of effort estimates (LOE), work breakdown structures, and technical resource planning for proposed and current work to support the work intake process.Lead and define solution architecture to support delivering high impact products in a fast-paced environmentCreate and maintain logical architecture documentationAssist managers with developing the service level agreements (SLAs) and deployment of key performance measures.Participate in various phases of the SDLC to perform QA/architectural review functions, and to ensure adherence to Enterprise Architecture (EA) technology standards and project specific solutions architecture. (ie, design reviews).Keep current and informed of domain related technologies and best practices.Serve as technical owner and point of contact for domain specific solutions.Provide coaching and mentoring to team members in the areas of technical skills and competency.Designs Conceptual, Logical and Physical Data models for both OLAP and OLTP systemsDesign and Document Data Flow Diagrams and ETL/ELT InstructionsMentor Database Developers to ensure overall system design is implemented according to defined requirementsPerform peer model and architecture reviews and provide feedbackMinimum Education and/or Experience:B.S. in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related major or equivalent IS / business experience.8-10 years' experience years of IS / business experience, more specifically programming, engineering and/or systems analysis. Has a broad level of understanding surrounding information systems.3+ years' experience in the Big Data space5+ years' experience in architecting data solutions in OLTP ad OLAP environments5+ years sourcing data from ERP systems3+ years implementing solutions in any of the 3 main Cloud VendorsSkills/Abilities:Expert level of technical knowledge and understanding of architecture, application systems design and integrationPossesses in-depth knowledge of industry's business environment and domainSpeak the language of business - translate business problems into technical solutions and measure success using business terms.Speak the language of architecture - frameworks, API-first architecture, microservices, patterns, maturity models, physical, logical, functional diagrams, use cases, etc.Speak the language of technology - new technologies, trends, directions, modeling, POC's, non-functional requirements, SLA's, compare/contrast vendors in a technology space.Anticipates internal and or external business challenges and/or regulatory issues; recommends process, product or service improvementsAbility to gain buy-in on proposed solutions.Behaves in accordance with objectives and strategic plan; provides strategic or conceptual advice and updates on project milestones and achievement of objectivesExperience working with data from complex ERP systemsExperience migrating ERP platformsStrong understanding of Big Data ModelsStrong written, presentations and verbal communications skillsWorks well with technical groupsComfortable with complex heterogeneous systemsAnticipates and solves unique and complex problems with broad impact on the business; uses conceptual thinking to develop solutionsCore Competencies:Customer ServiceBuilding RelationshipsBusiness Knowledge / Organizational AcumenSelf-Motivation/Self StarterLeading Self and Others