Job Description :
Job Title: Accela Enterprise Architect
Location: Lansing MI 48933
Duration: 12 Months
Position Type: Contract
Interview Type: Either Webcam or In Person

Job Description:
This position works across Application Development, Service Delivery and Infrastructure to identify, research, discuss, design, and implement key architecture standards. Other responsibilities include: Perform daily technical tasks related to the LARA Accela projects. Research, design, document, build, and pilot prioritized topics for standards. Manage the list of potential standards and work with the application development management to prioritize efforts. Work closely with Development, Infrastructure, and Service Delivery teams to understand their needs and ensure the best standard is implemented. Work closely with development teams to pilot and prove out the standard. Drive the identification, development and implementation of key new standards in areas such as:, Performance Testing, Security, Event Management, JAVA Design Standards, Application To Application Communication, Caching, etc. Propose new standards based on business need, IT need and technology advances. Assist development teams to implement the standards into business applications. Investigate new technology and techniques that should be developed into an agency enterprise architecture standard.

Manage and scrutinize information presented by Accela Inc. to ensure that it is in the best interest of the State of Michigan and that the solutions will function properly within the State of Michigan infrastructure and fits the needs of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs.
Leads key enterprise architectural design projects as necessary. Operate as business savvy technical leader across the organization. Influences development teams to design high-quality technical solutions that fit the Enterprise Architecture and standards. Educates application development managers, developers, and business analysts on State Enterprise Architecture Standards.

Required Skills:
Experience implementing and supporting the Accela Civic Platform for Licensing and Case Management and Accela Citizen Access Required 5 Years
Experience with reporting (SSRS and Crystal Reports) Required 5 Years
Strong experience with Accela data migration using Accela Data migration tool Required 5 Years
Experience in the IT industry with business analysis, design, development and testing Required 5 Years
Experience in the IT industry with documentation and administration Required 5 Years
Experience in the IT industry with implementation and supporting highly technical and complex information systems Required 5 Years
Experience with the following languages: T-SQL, PL/SQL Desired 5 Years
Experience with the following operating Systems: Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows 10. Desired 5 Years
Experience with the following servers: Windows Servers 2003, 2008 and 2012. IIS 5.0 IIS 6.0 Desired 5 Years
Experience with the following tools: Accela citizen access, Accela IVR, Accela wireless, Accela GIS, Accela data migration Required Years
Experience with databases/data access: SQL server 2000/2005/2008 R2, SSIS - SQL Integration services 2005, 2008 Desired 5 Years
Experience with databases/data access: SSRS-SQL reporting services 2005/2008, Oracle 6i,7/8/9g/10g/11i, MS access Nice to have 5 Years