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Digital Technology Architect

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Company : Black & Veatch Corporation  

Req Id : 11262 

Job Title : Digital Technology Architect  

Location : KCP 

Business Unit Sector : COR-CORP-CIO 

Opportunity Type : Staff 

Relocation eligible : No 

Full time/Part time : Full-Time  

Project Only Hire : No 

Visa Sponsorship Available: No 

Job Summary
  • Accountable for making enterprise wide digital technology recommendations and support in designing and implementing enterprise grade application systems to drive in accordance with corporate Embracing Digital and Digital Transformation strategy.
  • Assess existing digital ecosystem in the company and develop a comprehensive strategic reference architecture, and roadmap for the digital technology deployment collaboratively with business and IT leaders.
  • Act as a coach for business and IT stakeholders in socializing, formalizing and governing the digital solution architecture
  • Establish standards for design and development techniques for digital solutions
  • Partner with Business and IT leaders to drive business process and requirements into strategic designs
  • Lead the research and POCs for various emerging digital technologies.
  • Work closely with various IT teams to achieve the architecture and deployment objectives for various digital technologies.
  • Work closely with the business process owners, business analysts, and business solution leads for the due diligence on the technology assessment process.
  • Promotes compliance to application architecture standard/principles and frameworks.
  • Actively participate in the digital technologies governance process and support digital technology deployment projects as necessary.
  • Support GRC (Governance, Risk, Compliance) aspects of digital technologies.
  • Maintain the digital technologies roadmap from technology perspective for few identified business functions.
Key Responsibilities

People/Resource Management:

  • Act as a partner consultant to the project team and be responsible to assess task quality and provide ongoing feedback to project members.
  • Work closely with IT (application, data, infrastructure, security, etc) Architecture team to define and apply enterprise level standards in solution architecture
  • Lead/Assist Application Development Leads, associates and contractors to understand strategic goals/objectives and translate into actionable plans
  • Actively participate and contribute in various IT governance bodies and work with development leads, architects and/or support teams to lead solution efforts.

Project Management:

  • Lead project scope development and options analysis (internal and external research) and recommend technical solutions to meet customer needs (third party or in-house).
  • Participate in the creation of project plans, timelines, milestones, goals and ownership
  • Must complete and implement projects on time, and ensure all tasks and projects are executed to department quality standards.
  • Maintain knowledge of Organizational structure to facilitate groups outside of the immediate technical team.
  • Other projects as assigned by the manager
Management Responsibilities
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience in EPC/ENC industry pertaining to digital transformation is a significant plus
  • Experience and understanding of a wide variety of information technology processes.
  • Awareness of data security and privacy technologies and processes.
  • Experience building and supporting mission critical applications.
  • Experience in building and supporting business cases.
  • Demonstrated expertise in application development life cycles/methodologies including Waterfall, Agile, DevOps
  • Demonstrated expertise in database administration and data processing concepts.
  • Demonstrated ability to independently research technology and analyze and resolve systems and application issues.
  • Extensive experience interacting with senior leaders and executives.


  • Minimize technical exposure and risk on projects
  • Heavily involved in research and analysis of third-party software solutions, and must be able to make a recommendation to use third party software or develop solution in-house
  • Proactively identifies and addresses application architecture strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats.

Customer Experience:

  • Work closely with business process owners, business and IT leaders and project team during scope development and option analysis phase.
  • Work closely with various business functions to leverage digital technologies and creation of innovative digital products and services.
  • Manage the projects and/or solutions to meet client group expectations.
  • Translate business requirements into high level technical / system requirements
  • Define and implement technical solutions to department quality standards.
Minimum Qualifications

Experience:  A minimum of 10 years of progressively responsible experience in Information Technology during which both technical and leadership capabilities have been clearly demonstrated.

Education:  A bachelor’s degree in computer science, mathematics, engineering, operations, management, or a related field is required.

  • Significant knowledge of areas S/W engineering, solution architecture, data architecture and data management required.
  • A solid understanding of key digital technology trends and vendor landscape
  • Knowledge and expertise in digital technologies, frameworks and architecture like RPA, BPM, API-enabled integration, iPaaS, AI/ML, AR/VR, computer vision, IoT, blockchain, REACT, Java, Angular, Python, Spring, Spring Boot, XML, JSON, Application Servers, etc. is required
  • Experience in Azure Cloud, Cloud Engineering, Cloud Architecture.
  • Experience in architecting Web Applications, REST APIs, Content Management Systems, Customer Relationship Management, Web Analytics, Marketing Analytics, Digital Asset Management etc.

All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.

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Work Environment/Physical Demands

Work Environment Examples: typical office environment, typical construction site environment, extreme weather conditions, high noise level, safety hazards (electrical currents, working on scaffolding and high places, exposure chemicals), atmospheric conditions (fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases, poor ventilation).

Physical Demands Examples: sitting, walking, talking, hearing, reading, writing, keyboarding, driving, filing, reaching, stooping, crouching, bending, standing for extended periods of time, lifting or carrying up to __ pounds. (Frequency and duration should be indicated as needed).

Salary Plan
ITS: Information Technology Service
Job Grade

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