Job Description :
Position Title: Enterprise Architect
Position Type: Contract
Contract Length: 2+ Years
Location: Lansing, MI
Hourly Rate: Open on C2C
Interview mode: In person only

Job Description:
This position works across Application Development, Service Delivery and Infrastructure to identify, research, discuss, design, and implement key architecture standards in regard to the Accela projects designated by the State of Michigan DTMB AS LARA.

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.