Information & Data Architect 8/9/2016

Confidential Company Kennewick, WA

Company
Confidential Company
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
28637858
AJE Ref #
575828996
Location
Kennewick, WA
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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POSITION SPECIFICATION

POSITION TITLE: Information & Data Architect

REPORTING TO: Vice President, Finance

LOCATION: Kennewick, WA (Relocation Provided)

THE COMPANY: _CONFIDENTIAL_

A leading supplier of frozen potato, sweet potato, appetizer and vegetable products to restaurants and retailers around the world.

SCOPE AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Information & Data Architect (IDA) provides overall direction for the information and the management of the data required by the company in alignment between the business strategy and the various technologies deployed for the businesses. The IDA provides the enterprise perspective about the information and data in the business functional areas as well as in cross-business, cross-function, inter and inta domains, with an integrated scope for functions, processes, applications. The person owns operational and development processes for the identification of information, the design of data management solutions, the capture of data, and in the delivery of information to the business. The person maintains the strategic roadmap for the information and data architectures (blueprints) and provides information and data architecture governance to the enterprise portfolio of projects, as well as alignment with the overall organization architecture direction.

_SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:_

_Information and Data Architecture:_

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Leads and owns the creation of conceptual and logical information and data architectures in the context of the overall enterprise business strategy.
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Effectively collaborates with stakeholders (business sponsors, IT, subject matter experts, domain owners, project management, etc.) to support the management decision and governance on the information and data architecture.

_Architecture Development - Owns the information and data architecture discipline along with the other architects:_

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Shapes the design of the information and data architecture based on strategic business and operating models.
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Develop principles, strategies and frameworks on data governance and data management
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Develop and maintain a strategic vision for the delivery of the enterprise data solutions based on key business drivers, such as the organization data warehouse and the business intelligence platforms
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Ensure data standards and information framework compliance across the business.
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Develop and maintain strategic and technology roadmaps for information and data.
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Produce models to describe the artifacts, principles, frameworks and strategy
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Lead the development of capabilities in all facets of strategic and tactical implementation from conception to post deployment.
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Provide cross project architectural governance that includes identifying relevant strategy, policy and roadmaps
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Monitor and report on project compliance and alignment to the execution strategy.
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Provide expert consultancy in the development of programs of work and capital budget allocation.
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Liaise with engineers and technology experts to ascertain system functional capacity, constraints and support lifecycles

EXPERIENCE / SKILLS REQUIRED:

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Seven years of Information / Data Architecture in defining requirements and solutions
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Food and beverage industry experience or experience working with business intelligencesystems
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Transformation experience desirable
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ERP Implementation experience desirable
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Strong interpersonal and communication skills
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Ability to understand the business requirements
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Knowledge in the various architecture frameworks and models (e.g. TOGAF)
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Understanding of vendor, 3rd party, and partner strategies
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Must demonstrate good judgment and pragmatic approach to delivering solutions that advance the enterprise goals thru architecture disciplines.
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Strong interpersonal communication and presentation skills and ability to provide mentoring and coaching as required
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Skilled in influencing management.

EDUCATION:

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Bachelor's degree in information management, business or finance, or equivalent work experience.

RELOCATION:

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A relocation packaged will be provided.