|Location :||Germantown, Maryland|
|Type :||Contract to Hire|
Champions the Enterprise Architecture core principles throughout the Enterprise.
Interfaces with external customers to provide technical expertise throughout the system development lifecycle
Responsible for identifying, creating blueprints and working with the project teams to realize Enterprise wide solutions including but not limited to integration of system components, specifying hardware and software, etc.
Participates in the creation of an IT vision that aligns IT strategy with business goals.
Drafts logical and physical diagrams, including data flows, develops capacity plans and threshold limits, and works with other analysts, including configuration, security, and development personnel, to ensure system development follows the planned architecture.
Works closely with Requirements and Deployment teams
Keeps abreast of emerging security technologies and work closely with the security team to make appropriate recommendations regarding the enhancement of the security posture of systems.
Partners, communicates and collaborates with Infrastructure and Development groups to develop Enterprise wide solutions.
Participates in the creation and on-going management of an Enterprise wide data dictionary.
Fosters shared infrastructure / applications to reduce duplication and costs and to ensure IT solutions do not deviate from the core IT vision.
Participates and/or leads in RFP creation, technology selection and contract negotiation.
Supports Tier 3 escalations on outages, problems, and leads in troubleshooting activities.