The Enterprise Architect provides support to the Air Force Civil Engineering (AFCE) Program Management Office (PMO). This position develops and maintains Civil Engineering (CE) business processes to establish and maintain a strategic vision for operations and systems.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Responsible for the integration of CNI Core Competencies into daily functions, including: commitment to integrity, knowledge / quality of work, supporting financial goals of the company, initiative / motivation, cooperation / relationships, problem analysis / discretion, accomplishing goals through organization, positive oral / written communication skills, leadership abilities, commitment to Affirmative Action, reliability / dependability, flexibility and ownership / accountability of actions taken.
Interacts with program offices and others as needed to develop architecture products.
Facilitates meetings with program offices and others to elicit the system data/information required to complete the system's architecture, Information Support Plan (ISP), and Joint Interoperability Certification (JIC).
Coordinates with Lead Engineers to determine if an ISP is needed. If an ISP is not needed, provides information and documentation required to obtain a waiver.
Transitions products into the designated repository and makes them available to program management for analysis and future modifications.
If it is determined that an ISP is required, submits all ISP artifacts in accordance with the program schedule.
Submits the ISP to the Global Information Grid Technical Guidance-Federation (GTG-F) and resolves and updates the ISP as required based upon comments received.
Updates and/or transitions existing EA artifacts and/or develops new EA artifacts using the System Architect modeling tool. The deliverable products will be System Architect models, MS VISIO, MS Word documents, MS Excel Spreadsheets, and MS PowerPoint slides.
Develops MS Word documents, MS Excel Spreadsheets and MS PowerPoint slides using the most current versions.
Submits all MS products and actual models in accordance with the individual program schedule.
Develops and builds Architecture Views and Artifacts, in accordance with the most recent version of Department of Defense Architecture Framework (DoDAF) and AFLCMC/HI architecture standards.
Ensures the architecture demonstrates compliance with the most recently available Defense Information Enterprise Architecture and Joint Common System Function List.
Conducts independent peer reviews of the architecture products produced and provides documented evidence of those reviews.
Provides support to the program office to coordinate specific actions necessary to achieve interoperability certification in accordance with the IT Interoperability Certification Process and the Joint Interoperability Test and Certification (JITC) Interoperability Process Guide (IPG).
Gathers testing artifacts from the program office test-manager and provides them to JITC, coordinating information requirements with the program office, and ensuring the JIC is incorporated into milestone decisions and connection request packages.
Provides support to the program manager to address actions associated with the Interoperability Steering Group.
Manages a version controlled architecture set for each CE program.
Responsible for aiding in own self-development by being available and receptive to any training made available by the company.
Plans daily activities within the guidelines of company policy, job description and supervisor's instruction in such a way as to maximize personal output. Responsible for aiding in own self-development by being available and receptive to all training made available by the company.
Responsible for keeping own immediate work area in a neat and orderly condition to ensure safety of self and coworkers. Will report any unsafe conditions and/or practices to the appropriate supervisor and human resources. Will immediately correct any unsafe conditions to the best of own ability.
Bachelor's degree and the following number of years' of relevant experience for the respective levels (or equivalent combination of education / experience). Experience with DoDAF 2.x. Experience working in an AF EA repository.
Enterprise Architect Level 3 (degree and 10+ years of experience)
Enterprise Architect Level 2 (degree and 2+ years of experience)
CERTIFICATES / LICENSES / REGISTRATION
Ability to obtain a security clearance if required
DODAF Certification as Enterprise Architect (EA)
JOB SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE / SKILLS / ABILITIES
Proficiency in document development with ability to implement a high degree of professional judgment and a clear understanding of the information to be communicated
Excellent creative development skills with ability to quickly comprehend technical information and translate ideas / concepts into a finished document
Excellent research and analytical skills
Excellent computer skills with proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite (i.e., Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
Ability to respond to requests in a professional, helpful and timely manner
Ability to identify problems and to use sound judgment
Outstanding communication, organization, and problem solving skills
Proven ability to manage and prioritize multiple, diverse projects simultaneously
Ability to be flexible, independent and self-motivated
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.
Work is primarily performed in an office environment. Regularly required to sit. Regularly required use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms to handle objects and operate tools, computer, and/or controls.
Required to speak and hear. Occasionally required to stand, walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Exposed to general office noise with computers printers and light traffic.
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