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Systems Architect

Company: Global Data Consultants, LLC
Location: Harrisburg
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Overview GDC IT Solutions is currently seeking a Systems Architect in the Harrisburg, PA area. Position Overview Responsible for interfacing with multiple stakeholders in the organization in order to understand the various levels of requirements, the domain, the viable technologies, and anticipated development. System Architects determine multiple design alternatives, assessing such alternatives based on all identified constraints (such as cost, schedule, space, power, safety, usability, reliability, maintainability, availability, and so on), and selecting the most suitable options for scalability and future design.
Responsibilities Create and influence effective architectures to manage information across the organization; communicate complex ideas in simple and creative ways; provide independent architecture contributions, as well as, lead team work; lead projects in a variety of roles; provide skills in database, content management and integration technologies; unify collections of data requirements for key data concepts across the enterprise, harmonizing business definitions and semantics, and specifying data designs expressed as business semantic models, data models, lifecycle models, etc.; maintain an enterprise view of data across business systems and highlight opportunities for progressive improvement; influence architecture methods, scope, estimate and structure architecture engagement, and refine project deliverable into reusable architecture collateral; stay appraised of information management trends and standards related to data in capital markets, master data management, big data, data services, self-service business intelligence, metadata management, data quality, and data governance; drive the engineering and implementation process that might result from the architectural process; be comfortable and supportive of working in the operations space to ensure the help desk and related staff understand and have clear instructions on how to recover, support and optimize the application/architecture for which you are responsible.
Interface with the organization stakeholders in order to determine their evolving needs.
Generating the highest level of system requirements, based on the user''s needs and other constraints.
Ensure that the set of high-level requirements is consistent, accurate, and operationally defined.
Perform cost-benefit analysis to determine best solution for the requirements, whether it is manual, software, or hardware.
Interface with the stakeholders, and engineers so that any problems arise can be resolved in accordance with the fundamental design concepts, and user needs and constraints.
Ensure that a maximally robust design is developed and maintained.
Generate acceptance test requirements, together with the stakeholders to determine that requirement have been met.
Generate practical, executable artifacts such as diagrams, models, and prototypes to keep the stakeholders constantly up to date and in agreement on an implementable solution as it is evolving.
Ensure that all architectural products and products with architectural input are maintained in the most current secure state to avoid risk and instability in the future.
Support risk management practices and overall safety and soundness and the compliance with all regulatory requirements. Ensure that the department and all personnel adhere to the same; perform tasks that are supportive in nature to the essential functions of the job, but that may be altered or redesigned depending on individual circumstances.
Minimum Qualifications A Bachelor''s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related field and/or equivalent work experience is required.
A minimum of five (5) years'' experience in Information Technology architecture and/or solution delivery in diverse contexts with depth in information management architectures - structured and unstructured.
Experience integrating diverse software systems (off the shelf and internally developed) - including supporting the detailed engineering and operations of the system once in production.
SQL experience preferred. Experience with Pentaho, Unix, Linux, Java, PowerShell is a plus.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills with strong relationship building skills.
Ability to apply strategic architecture direction; mathematical, analytical, problem solving, decision making, customer service, coaching, training, and interpersonal relations skills, business domain modeling, logical and physical relational data modeling/design, and data analysis and facilitation skills; comfort level working across emerging technologies including external infrastructure providers (Cloud); excellent computer knowledge, including various applications such as Microsoft Office products, and various banking systems; proficient management/supervisory skills.
Preferred Experience Graduate degree in a related or supporting field is strongly preferred.
What We Do GDC is a full-service IT Staffing and Solutions company specializing in the areas of IT talent placement, application development, multilingual service desk, networking and infrastructure, business intelligence, and project management.
Why Work for GDC? Cutting Edge Technology and Innovation Career Growth Opportunities Employee-Centric Environment Comprehensive Benefits Package Holiday and Vacation Equal Opportunity Workplace: GDC is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.

Keywords: Global Data Consultants, LLC, Harrisburg , Systems Architect, Other , Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

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