Enterprise Data Architect - Bethesda, MD

Location: Bethesda, MD

Job Information 
The incumbent will interface across several channels, acting as a visionary, to assist, proactively in developing project direction. 

Key Job Function: 

Extract and translate business strategy into architectural requirements. 
Demonstrate strong personal and organizational leadership skills. 
Collaboratively produce quality solutions to organizational needs.. 
Participate and facilitate decision making and anticipate organizational needs. 
Collaboratively participate in large scale multi-disciplined projects. 
Design and implement business architecture, processes and strategies. 
Act as subject matter expert and mentors less experienced architects. 
Visionary in anticipating future IT direction and able to communicate that vision to IT and business partners. 

Bachelors degree in Computer Science or related field required 
Masters degree in Computer Science or related field preferred 

Minimum Experience 
Minimum of 10 years related work experience in data architecture 
Hands-on experience with Service Oriented Architecture (SOA), APIs and Microservices 
Strong understanding of Cloud Native development, Cloud Infrastructure, Open Source Frameworks, one or more Cloud Environments (AWS, Azure, or other) 
Applied knowledge of frameworks including but not limited to TOGAF, ITIL and COBIT 
Applicants must be authorized to work in the US without requiring employer sponsorship currently or in the future. CSS does not offer H-1B sponsorship for this position. 

Specialized Knowledge & Skills 
Proven track record of establishing Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Advanced Analytics, Data Governance, Data Storage and Archival 
Strategies and executable roadmaps 
Implementation experience with DevOps and Agile methodologies 
Strong understanding of Architecture design patterns