Java/.Net Application Architect with Oracle, Agile, DevOps, ITIL, IT Enterprise architecture frameworks, IT Service Management, IT fiscal management, risk management, and IT legal, ethics, security and Cloud-based Application Hosting Experience

Job id : TX-530180013 (910090718)

Java/.Net Application Architect with Oracle, Agile, DevOps, ITIL, IT Enterprise architecture frameworks, IT Service Management, IT fiscal management, risk management, and IT legal, ethics, security and Cloud-based Application Hosting Experience

Location : Austin TX (DFPS)
Duration : 2 Months
Interview: in person only

Minimum Requirements:
Years Skills/Experience
5 Experience in Application architectural domain; with familiarity of some of the other architecture domains
3 Extensive experience in designing and implementing applications in Java, .Net, and Oracle technologies
3 Experience working within Agile or Iterative application development organization
1 Experience with the off-the-shelf development platforms
3 Experience with DevOps tools and processes
1 Experience with Cloud-based Application Hosting
Expert Comprehensive knowledge of enterprise-level application design and development.
Strong Working knowledge in planning, recommending, and managing IT Enterprise architecture frameworks
Strong Working knowledge of IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL) framework to establish an IT Service Management environment

Strong Working knowledge of IT strategic planning
Strong Skills in critical analysis, decision making, and ability to think and act strategically and proactively
Strong Working knowledge of IT fiscal management, risk management, and IT legal, ethics, and security matters
Strong Communications Skills including written and verbal skills
Strong Ability to develop recommendations and presentations suited for various levels of leadership and decision makers
Strong Knowledge of local, state, and federal laws and regulations relevant to information security, privacy, and computer crime.
Degree Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in computer engineering, computer science, information systems, information technology security or related field

Years Skills/Experience
Java, .Net certifications
Master’s degree in related field.

The Department of Family and Protective Services seeks an Application Architect to help build an overall and comprehensive view of the organization’s business strategy, processes, information, and information technology assets. This information will be used to align the business and information technology directions. The Application Architect will drive standards and common approaches and expose information and processes across the enterprise. The worker will develop and document the overall information technology standards and develop and oversee the direction of the Application domain, and partner with the other domain architects including Business, Technology, Security, and Data. The Enterprise Architecture team will develop comprehensive plans for each of the enterprise domains supporting the transition from the current technology environments to the approved future state. The Application Architect will report to the DFPS ISO and Director of Enterprise Architecture.

Essential Job Tasks include the following:
• Development and administration of application standards including user experience design, integration, coding best practices, quality attributes (non-functional requirements), and secure coding practices
• Conduct build vs buy vs hybrid assessments for new and replacement enterprise applications
• Researches application portfolio and assesses opportunities for consolidation, standardization, and replacement.
• Tracks the latest advances in the industry and provides recommendations for adoption within the Enterprise
• Supports Problem Management activities within the ITIL procedures.
• Monitors the design and development of the applications to track compliance of the standards
• Partner with Technology Architect, Data Architect, and Security Architect to implement DevOps tools and processes within the enterprise
• Participates in the selection of the future-state software, infrastructure, and network technologies and tools.
• Supports the development and implementation of the IT enterprise roadmap for an enterprise architecture domain and component technologies, services, and standards
• Identifies, analyzes, and prepares mitigation strategies for risks related to the DFPS information technology environments
• Provides analysis and consultation to CIO/IRM, CTO, and agency leadership on key technology issues affecting the agency
• Participates in planning, policy development, budget discussions, and problem resolution efforts to support and maintain the IT information technology environments
• Recommends and develops policies, procedures and practices in concert with the Information Security Officer, Chief Technology Officer, and the Chief Information Officer related enterprise architecture framework and security.
• Ensure the enterprise architecture plan supports the IT security policies and direction.

Other Special Requirements:
• Candidates selected for interview must be available for face-to-face interviews.
• It is preferred that vendors not embed their logo information in the candidates resume. (The information will be redacted before providing candidate submissions to the hiring manager.)
• It is also preferred that vendors vet their candidates for minimum qualifications rather than sending random resumes.


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