Enterprise Architect - Data

Grant Thornton LLP Alexandria , VA 22313

Posted 7 months ago

Grant Thornton is seeking a Senior Associate to join its Enterprise Technology Strategy service line and take an active role in engagement execution, project management and key business development activities.

Grant Thornton Public Sector helps executives and managers at all levels of government maximize their performance and efficiency in the face of ever tightening budgets and increased demand for services. We give clients creative, cost-effective solutions that enhance their acquisition, financial, human capital, information technology, data analytics, and performance management. For more information, visit grantthornton.com/publicsector.

At Grant Thornton, our professional staff applies traditional, cutting-edge approaches and methods to a variety of analyses. As part of our team, the Senior Associate will utilize various methodologies and models to execute client projects.


The Enterprise Architect is responsible for the development or coordination of the following deliverables:

Developing the Enterprise Architecture

Coordinating all Enterprise Architecture activities locally and globally

Developing and coordinating Architecture Plans

Assisting in aligning business and enterprise initiatives with the Enterprise Architecture

Auditing compliance within the Enterprise Architecture standards

Serving as advisor to senior business management on business and information integration strategies

Strategy Development Competencies

Influencing business strategy

Translating or mapping business strategy into information strategy

Communicating with business and technology leaders, both within and outside the organization

Influencing the organization to accomplish goals and needs through architecture activities

Being viewed as the trusted advisor to the organization

Building an effective architecture organization

Developing and maintaining project level and Enterprise level model consistency and integration.

Developing methods and techniques for modeling technologies

Meet or exceed targeted billing hours (utilization).

Assist with business development activities, such as proposals, capture, account teams, whitepapers, conferences, and/or other thought leadership materials.

TS/SCI CI Polygraph required.

Understanding of technology product and vendor strategies, products, and customer preferences

Understanding of modeling and representing the organizations business requirements in a human consumable manner, as it relates to strategy

Understanding of the business needs for solutions

Understanding developers needs in parallel with business needs

Demonstrating abilities to derive, define, and explicitly represent various artifacts within The Enterprise Framework.

Understanding of the meanings and relationships between various models.

Understanding of appropriate technologies

Experience with Business Architecture Design

Bachelor's Degree required from an accredited college or university in a related field

Ability to obtain and maintain certain job-related certifications if no job-related advanced degrees.

U.S. citizenship may be required. Ability to work in the United States indefinitely required.

Travel may be required.

Coach and mentor junior staff members.

Ability to work overtime required on occasion.

Ability to sit in an office environment for long periods of time.

Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance.

Ability to communicate clearly in writing and verbally.

Ability to obtain and maintain firm independence and abide by firm ethics requirements.

Meet or exceed continuing professional education (CPE) requirements.

Grant Thornton LLP is the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International, one of the six global accounting, tax and business advisory organizations. Grant Thornton's Public Sector, based in Alexandria, VA, is a global management consulting business with the mission of providing responsive and innovative financial, performance management and systems solutions to governments and international organizations. Visit Grant Thornton's Public Sector at www.grantthornton.com/publicsector.

It is Grant Thornton's policy to promote equal employment opportunities. All personnel decisions, including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits and termination, are made without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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