Description:

Sure Secure Solutions, is looking for a Senior Business Architect to contribute to an exciting new opportunity for the Integrated Operations Division (IOD) team for our customer.

As a member of the team, the candidate will be overseeing the management of implementing a strategic roadmap and portfolio management framework in support of IT initiative to develop a Capability Analysis Report (CAR) for the IOD with their Chief Acquisition Executive. The Senior Business Architect is responsible for developing strategic techniques and procedures that would support operational efficiency and performance, in support of IOD IT strategy and portfolio management projects

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Working hand-in-hand with the stakeholders to define business processes and requirements.
• Develop a business architecture strategy based on a situational awareness of various business scenarios and motivations.
• Apply a structured business architecture approach and methodology for capturing the key views of the enterprise.
• Capture the tactical and strategic enterprise goals that provide traceability through the organization and are mapped to metrics that provide ongoing governance.
• Describe the primary business functions of the enterprise and distinguish between customerfacing, supplier-related, business execution and business management functions.
• Define the set of strategic, core and support processes that transcend functional and organizational boundaries; identify and describe external entities such as customers, suppliers, and external systems that interact with the business; and describe which people, resources and controls are involved in the processes.
• Define the data shared across the enterprise and the relationships between those data.
• Capture the relationships among roles, capabilities and business units, the decomposition of those business units into subunits, and the internal or external management of those units.

Education & Experience Requirements:

• Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field (business administration or public policy).
• Minimum of five (5) years of experience supporting enterprise level IT projects and portfolios

Work Location:

• Work is to be completed remotely, with sporadic visits to our site within the Washington, DC – Northern
Virginia metro area

Required Skills:

• A broad, enterprise-wide view of the business and varying degrees of appreciation for strategy, processes and capabilities, enabling technologies, and governance.
• The ability to recognize structural issues within the organization, functional interdependencies and cross-silo redundancies.
• The ability to apply architectural principles to business solutions.
• The ability to assimilate and correlate disconnected documentation and drawings, and articulate their collective relevance to the organization and to high-priority business issues.
• Experience using model-based representations that can be adjusted as required to collect, aggregate or disaggregate complex and conflicting information about the business.
• The ability to visualize and create high-level models that can be used in future analysis to extend and mature the business architecture.
• Extensive experience planning and deploying both business and IT initiatives.
• Experience modeling business processes using a variety of tools and techniques.
• Exceptional communication skills and the ability to communicate appropriately at all levels of the organization; this includes written and verbal communications as well as visualizations.
• The ability to act as liaison conveying information needs of the business to IT and data constraints to the business; applies equal conveyance regarding business strategy and IT strategy, business processes and work flow automation, business initiatives and IT initiatives, and benefit realization and service delivery.
• Strong interpersonal, communication, meeting facilitation, and writing skills.

Job Location: Washington DC Area

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