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Senior Enterprise Architect

Oregon Health Authority, Salem, OR

Job - Government

Close Date: 01/02/2019

The Oregon Health Authority is modernizing and expanding their IT infrastructure and currently has a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Enterprise Architect to join an excellent team and work to advance their IT operations.

The Oregon Health Authority promotes health equity by developing policies and programs to eliminate health disparities and reach health equity for all Oregonians.

What you will do!
As a Senior Enterprise Architect, you will work collaboratively with other architects, IT managers, the business, and staff to develop Enterprise Architecture standards, policies and guidelines to ensure appropriate application, implementation, and compatibility with architectural and technical standards. You will provide expert advice on architectural approaches to technology applications in support of mission critical and important business capabilities and processes.

In this role, you will work with leadership and subject matter experts, to build holistic views of the organization's strategy, processes, information, and technology assets. You will use this knowledge to ensure alignment of the business and IT organizations. You will also link the IT strategy to the mission, vision, values, goals, objectives, strategies, and processes of the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) and the Department of Human Services (DHS), documenting the multiple architectural models or views showing how the current and future needs of an organization will be met in an effective, efficient, sustainable, agile, and adaptable manner.

Additionally, you will operate across organizational and computing "silos" to drive towards common and effective approaches and expose information assets and processes across the enterprise. Your goal will be to provide context for architectural decisions, ensuring the designs for IT solutions align with the business goals and objectives of OHA and DHS, as well as with the IT resources, processes and tools used to provide those solutions. You will lead the use of best practices for the design of domain architectures in support of the strategic directions of DHS, OHA, and OIS. You will also serve as the research leader for major agency technology studies and initiatives.

What's in it for you?
Collaboration in an open office with a team of bright individuals to work with and learn from. We offer full medical, vision and dental with paid sick leave, vacation, personal leave and ten paid holidays per year. If you are an experienced Enterprise Architect, don't delay, apply today!

This is a full-time, permanent position that is classified and represented by a union.
This position will be located in Salem at 3990 Fairview Industrial Drive SE.

(a) Seven (7) years of information systems experience in Enterprise Architecture.


(b) An Associate's degree or higher in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field, OR completion of a two (2) year accredited vocational training program in information technology or related field; AND 5 years of information systems experience in Enterprise Architecture.


(c) A Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or related field AND three (3) years of information systems experience in Enterprise Architecture.


(d) Master's degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or related field AND one (1) year of information systems experience in Enterprise Architecture.

• Data modeling experience.
• Experience with enterprise-level systems, services and processes.
• Experience in conceptualization, pattern recognition and teaming.
• Working knowledge of industry-standard architecture frameworks and models.
• Knowledge and skills in the following areas:
o Metamodels
o Taxonomies
o Ontologies
o Applied structured modeling techniques to less structured sources
o Problem analysis
o Structured analysis
o Design
• Familiarity with enterprise architecture frameworks and related concepts such as:
o The Open Group Architecture Framework (TOGAF)
o Federal Enterprise Architecture (FEA)
o Department of Defense Architecture Framework (DoDAF)
o Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
o Service Integration Platforms
• Solid understanding of business domain data, content and processes.
• Ability to assess rapidly changing technologies and apply them to business needs.
• Ability to analyze project, program and portfolio needs.
• Proven ability to work with business users.
• Strong interpersonal, leadership and communication skills.
• Current knowledge of industry best practices and trends in Enterprise Architecture.
• Experience in promoting a culturally competent and diverse work environment.

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