As the central information technology organization for the City, DoIT provides a number of technology and telecommunications services to departments, the Mayor, Aldermen, other city agencies, residents, businesses and tourists.
The department also supports City innovation by:
- Facilitating creative thought about existing business processes across departments
- Providing departments with tools to deliver valuable new processes and services
- Designing and implementing systems that deliver these processes and services
- Applying technology where appropriate to automate processes and services
- Developing strategic partnerships
If you are interested in becoming a part of something big, where your work has true meaning and you can experience what it takes to make the City of Chicago work...then this job is for YOU
TITLE: Enterprise Architect
With limited direction, functions as key member of the strategic Information
Technology management team overseeing the City’s overall enterprise
architecture. Generally, provides strategic direction, guidance and design principles to the City’s Department of Innovation & Technology.
Ensures close alignment between business objectives, technical design principles and solutions.
Provides the ability to de-conflict competing inputs to solve technical challenges. Uses models and architectural frameworks to identify key relationships and gaps between business objectives, process and technical systems.
Develops roadmaps that enhance operational efficiency and provide visionary guidance for solutions.
Duties may include:
- Shape the design
architecture based on strategic business and operating models.
principles, strategies and frameworks.
- Ensure standards
and framework compliance across the business.
- Develop and
maintain strategic and technology roadmaps.
- Develop and
maintain a strategic vision for the delivery of technology based on key
- Provide advice
and consultancy on strategy to management team.
- Liaise with
solutions architects to develop design standards.
- Produce models
to describe the artifacts, principles, frameworks and strategy.
- Lead the
development of capabilities in all facets of strategic and tactical
implementation from conception to post deployment.
- Provide cross
project architectural governance that includes identifying relevant
strategy, policy and roadmaps.
- Monitor and
report on project compliance and alignment to technology strategy.
- Provide expert
consultancy in the development of programs of work and capital budget
- Liaise with engineers
and technology experts to ascertain system functional capacity,
constraints and support lifecycles.
- Model and assess
the organizations' baseline Architecture
NOTE: The list of essential duties is not intended
to be inclusive; there may be other duties that are essential to particular
positions within the class.
Education, Training,and Experienc
- Graduation from an accredited college or
university with a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information
Technology/Systems, Business Administration or a directly related field
plus five years of information technology experience of which two years is
in a supervisory role related to the responsibilities of the position or
an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
Licensure, Certification, or Other
professional licenses or certifications relative to the specific
responsibilities of the position are appreciated
should submit a resume to [email protected]
- Shape the design