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Sr. Project Architect - AOM
Minneapolis, Minnesota  |  Remote
Contract Position
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Applied on February 4, 2023
Job Id #61277 Posted January 12, 2023

Position Summary:
  • Develops high level design for solutions.
  • Develops artifacts to be used be used in downstream SDLC phases.
  • Leads technical resources during the Detailed Design and Development phase, leading the team from design to solution deployment.
  • Coordinates technical aspects of deployment, including hardware environments, certification, and software deployment.
Summary of Responsibilities:
  • Leadership: Lead work through coaching and feedback, and through significant interactions and influence with leaders.
  • Govern work efforts to ensure alignment with reference architecture, IT strategy and policy.
  • Collaborate cross-organizationally to influence alignment on and adoption of enterprise architecture standards.
  • Technical Expertise: Provide consultation and direction to delivery and operational teams on optimal architecture for respective solutions. Maintain state-of-the-art expertise of enterprise architecture technologies, frameworks, and industry innovations.
  • Architectural Operations: Review and approve projects and work efforts to ensure that they are compliant with architectural standards.
  • Track and manage exceptions to standards. Continuously improve operational processes.
  • Assess, report, and make recommendations to eliminate operational risk related to technology or architecture.
Skill Set Requirements:
  • Minimum 10 years of architecture experience, with large-scale distributed projects.
  • Experience with application development, deployment of COTS applications projects, and in-place upgrade projects.
  • Proven experience managing requirements specification, design activities, prototype development, testing and final deployment.
  • Strong Communication Skills, both written and oral.
  • Proven vendor management experience including leading RFP’s, SOW creation, financial control, and aggressively driving vendor to meet date and budget commitments.
  • Experience in managing project budget forecasts and actuals.
  • Experience in Energy or Utilities, specifically in Distribution Systems
  • Proven experience on a project with a large number of impacted users, (i.e., at least 500 users)
  • SCADA system experience
  • Utility or energy industry experience
  • Familiarity with the Schneider Electric - AVEVA
  • Ability to travel; Estimated at 25%

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