The US Army is looking for a Director of Architecture, Data, and Standards, who will serve as the principal advisor to the CIO and other Senior Army Leaders on technical architecture, system architecture, and its connection to mission imperatives, according to a job posting on USAJobs.gov.
This Senior Executive is a subject matter expert to the Secretary of the Army and CIO on all matters regarding enterprise architecture and IT standards best practices. This position reports directly to the CIO and is responsible for oversight of Army end-to-end architecture and standards processes, skills, and tools, ensuring interoperability and supportability of Army architectures. The position also supports the Army CDO with managerial oversight of the Data Division staff.
According to the posting, the Director of Architecture, Data, and Standards:
- Leads the planning, development, and implementation of the Army’s Enterprise Architecture. The incumbent will drive innovation and modernization across the Army by overseeing the development and maintenance of an integrated enterprise architecture, propagating data and technology standards, and ensuring Army IT program management includes the required architecture and standards.
- Certifies Army enterprise systems and ensures solutions are compliant with the architectures. The Executive will build architecture roadmaps in support of the Amy modernization strategy, communicate, and evangelize the architecture vision across the enterprise and help various segments adopt and adapt the enterprise solutions.
- Formulates and institutionalizes Army-wide policies related to architecture development, Clinger-Cohen Act requirements, and Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA) implementation.
- Develops and promulgates Army Architecture Strategy; establishes and executes the Army Architecture Plan and sets Army-wide policies for the creation and share of architecture artifacts across multiple mission areas.
- Represents the Army with the Office of Management and Budget, General Services Administration, DoD, Joint Staff, the Defense Components, other government agencies, private, and academic sectors. Identifies and coordinates Army Service Component Command (ASCC) and Army Command (ACOM) architecture and standards support requirements.
- Provides Senior Leader Communications support (CONUS and OCONUS). Principal CIO support for Army equities and requirements associated with the Nuclear Command and Control (NC3) / National Leadership Command Capability (NLCC).
- Oversees and maintains status of all operational and strategic networks for the Army CIO.
- Leads a workforce of 33 military, civilian, and contractors and directly supervises personnel at the Colonel (O-6)/GS-15 levels.
- Manages a $5M budget. Provides oversight to and directly influences $14.2B of direct budget authority annually and related policy matters for assigned C4/IT programs and integration aspects of the POM, the FYDP and the PPBE.