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Date: Dec 30, 2017

Location: Arlington, VA, US

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 12108 


At NTT DATA Services, we know that with the right people on board, anything is possible. The quality, integrity, and commitment of our employees are key factors in our company’s growth, market presence and our ability to help our clients stay a step ahead of the competition. By hiring the best people and helping them grow both professionally and personally, we ensure a bright future for NTT DATA Services and for the people who work here.


NTT DATA Services currently seeks a Enterprise Architecture Lead to join our team in Arlington, Virginia (US-VA), United States (US).



Key Skills, Experiences and Responsibilities:
•EA lead will be a strong leader who is an effective communicator, can present with impact technical content to all C-Level and technical/business stakeholders.
•EA Lead is looked upon as an advocate who can represent the EA organization both internally and externally - with an ability to build strong support among stakeholders around architecture and technical concepts – akin to a technical evangelist
•Responsible for developing and keeping current all required EA models, reference architectures, documentation and associated templates while ensuring they remain compliant with the required FEA, NIST, FedRAMP guidelines and align with M/CIO and agency strategic plan objectives
•Examples will include system and Infrastructure views and models as well as white papers, architectural diagrams, and presentations to effectively communicate, train and monitor EA effectiveness and compliance from an operational standpoint
•Responsible for and the custodian of custodian of the EA repository and included assets and will define its operational and management processes and procedures
•Coordinate activities across internal CIO and/or external agency architecture, planning, and solution teams ensuring cross-CIO collaboration efforts
•EA Lead will effectively engage with all required agency and CIO personnel at all levels to explain complex technical architectural concepts and delineate how the mission and business value is aligned to in related architectural deliverables
•Facilitate delivery of strategies and reference architectures to include agency domain architectures for Cloud/Infrastructure, Security, Collaboration, Enterprise Information Management, and application modernization;
•Serve as liaison with CIO senior management, internal and external standards boards, and architecture working groups to understand potential impacts of architecture industry trends to existing architecture framework, work priorities, and architecture maturity;
•Develop, improve, and/or reengineer the organization business services and business capabilities;
•In this role the EA lead will also be responsible for the EA team and its work products and is required to have strong people management skills
•EA Lead will work closely with the Engineering lead to ensure that System Lifecycle (SDLC) phases and artifacts align with and leverage architecture guidelines and principles and will serve as a SME that the PMO will call upon to cover the EA footprint in all CIO projects



•MA/MS and 10+ years’ experience or BA/BS and 15+ years’ experience
•Secret or higher clearance is required
•Strong Leadership, presentation , technical advocacy and evangelizing skills is required
•IT infrastructure Technical Consulting background is a strong plus
•Enterprise Architecture training, certification related to popular EA frameworks FEAF, DoDAF, TOGAF etc. is required
•Strong experience in IT Infrastructure/networking and/or Software Engineering and/or with both Waterfall and Agile, Agile/SAFe certifications is a plus
•Experience drafting concept definition papers, analysis of alternatives, and business cases as necessary
•Excellent communication, documentation and task management skills
•Self-starter, team player and can do attitude





This position is only available to those interested in direct staff employment opportunities with NTT DATA, Inc. or its subsidiaries.  Please note, 1099 or corp-2-corp contractors or the equivalent will NOT be considered. We offer a full comprehensive benefits package that starts from your first day of employment.                                                                                


About NTT DATA Services


NTT DATA Services partners with clients to navigate and simplify the modern complexities of business and technology, delivering the insights, solutions and outcomes that matter most. We deliver tangible business results by combining deep industry expertise with applied innovations in digital, cloud and automation across a comprehensive portfolio of consulting, applications, infrastructure and business process services.


NTT DATA Services, headquartered in Plano, Texas, is a division of NTT DATA Corporation, a top 10 global business and IT services provider with 100,000+ professionals in more than 50 countries, and NTT Group, a partner to 85 percent of the Fortune 100. Visit to learn more.


NTT DATA, Inc. (the “Company”) is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business needs.  The Company will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other class protected by law.  To comply with applicable laws ensuring equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability, the Company will make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability who is an applicant or an employee unless undue hardship to the Company would result.




Nearest Major Market: Arlington Virginia
Nearest Secondary Market: Washington DC

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