• Enterprise Architect

    Location US-OR-Salem
    Job ID
    Position Type
    Regular Service Full-Time
    Application Deadline
    November 5, 2018; 5:00pm
    Posted Range
    $82,416 - $132,312
    FLSA Exemption
    Salary Grade
    Mon-Fri; 8am-5pm
  • Summary

    The Oregon Lottery is a leader in the gaming industry and an important contributor of revenue for the state’s schools, parks, watershed restoration, veteran’ programs and outdoor schools.  We are looking for an Enterprise Architect to develop, promote and manage an Enterprise Architecture Program.




    Important information:
    Applicants should ensure that their e-mail settings will receive e-mail from the iCIMS system, otherwise you could miss critical communications related to the recruitment.  Emails may be delivered to your Junk or Spam email boxes.  We will communicate via e-mail to schedule interviews and to notify you of the status of your application.  Failure to respond to our scheduling e-mails will result in no further consideration.
    If you are claiming Veteran's preference, you MUST attach the appropriate documentation at the time of application.  If the correct documents are not uploaded to the system, Veteran's preference will not be applied.
    Veterans:  Submit appropriate member copy of DD214/215.
    Disabled Veterans:  Submit appropriate member copy of DD214/215 and a letter from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) indicating a service connected disability rating.


    Responsible for leading enterprise responses to disruptive forces by identifying and analyzing the execution of change toward desired business vision and outcomes.  Leads, prioritizes and develops the overall enterprise architecture discipline for the enterprise, in conjunction with the other Enterprise Architecture (EA) roles, as well as with the business and IT leaders. 


    This position works under limited direction from the IT Governance Manager and requires the ability to work independently and in conjunction with other departments.  The incumbent exercises independent judgment in the essential functions of this position. Work is guided by Oregon Revised Statutes, Oregon Administrative Rules, Lottery policies and procedures, Lottery’s Annual Business Plan, and best practices related to Enterprise Architecture.




    1. *Apply Lottery Management Core Values and Expectations in performing daily activities.  Conduct will embody the principles of fairness, integrity, security, and honesty


    Employees will also support and integrate into their work the Lottery’s commitment to:


    o Responsible Gambling
    o Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
    o Culture of Safety


    2. *Develop and Manage an Enterprise Architecture Program.


    Typical Activities:
    Lead the development of an implementation plan for the enterprise architecture based on business strategy and requirements. Research, identify, implement and maintain EA tools. Ensure the tools have the ability for capturing and describing various aspects of the architecture and requirements. Develop, maintain and report on EA Performance Measures and Metrics and develop continuous improvements.  Develop and maintain an EA Team necessary to support EA services, domains, deliverables and processes.  Deliver on EA outcomes by integrating EA into Enterprise Governance processes, including Business Initiative review and development, project and portfolio management processes


    Promote the business value of the EA program/function and its process, and the results of the EA program to business and IT leaders/executives. Work with business peers to develop and present business capability models and roadmaps to facilitate discussion and decision making with stakeholders across the enterprise.


    3. *Develop and maintain EA guiding principles. 


    Typical Activities:
    Perform analysis of the business' future-state capabilities and future (and current) IT environment to detect critical deficiencies and recommend solutions for improvement and driving the business forward. Lead the development of an implementation plan for the enterprise architecture based on business requirements and IT strategies. Lead and facilitate the creation of governance, assurance and standards to guide EA decision making.


    4. *Establish and maintain EA reference architectures


    Typical Activities:
    Create and maintain a series of architectural diagrams and descriptions that illustrate the short and long-term target architecture as well as the path to get from the current state to the target state.




    5. Maintain a working knowledge of advances in information technology, technology architecture as well as IT and Lottery industry standards and best practices.


    Attend training to stay up-to-date on technology architecture principles and practices. Understand the global view of the Lottery industry, Oregon Lottery business and IT and how current or other technology solutions and services align with business requirements and where improvements may be required.


    6. Perform other duties as assigned. This position is required to carry a mobile device and provide on-call support related to critical IT issues during business and non-business hours.


    The Enterprise Architect interacts by both written and verbal communication with Lottery management and staff, staff from other state lotteries, vendors, and the general public, to gather and provide information, answer questions, and respond to problems.


    Work is usually conducted in an office environment.  Occasional working irregular hours, nights or weekends; travel for work related purposes; and driving at night, long distances or during inclement weather is required. 



    A Bachelor’s degree in Business Management, Information Technology, or closely related field, and four years of information technology in a public or private sector organization responsible for enterprise architecture; OR


    Seven years of information technology in a public or private sector organization responsible for enterprise architecture.


    Preference will be given to candidates with Agile, Scrum, or Lean.



    • Understanding business organization, politics and culture; business acumen; broad network of business relationships.
    • Understanding the business ecosystem; digital business literacy; business model innovation; knowledge of operating models, financial models; cost-benefit analysis, budgeting and risk management.
    • Leading, inspiring and building trust; influencing and persuading; collaboration and teamwork; leading business change; decisiveness.
    • Knowledge of customer behaviors, needs and expectations; social analysis; communication, listening and information gathering.
    • Ability to think strategically, conceptually, creatively, and innovatively.
    • Ability to apply models, tools and methods; designing modular architectures.
    • Familiarity with information management practices, system development lifecycle management, IT service management, infrastructure and operations and EA and ITIL frameworks.
    • Knowledge of Software/Infrastructure/Platform as a Service (SaaS/IaaS/PaaS), Service Oriented Architecture, API's, open data, microservices, event-driven IT and predictive analytics.
    • Understanding of existing systems and technology; understanding digital and emerging technologies.
    • Understanding of requirements for an Enterprise Architecture tool.
    • Ability to research and assess solutions against requirements, Integrating solutions; designing and developing solutions.
    • Understanding of overall Enterprise Architecture and Enterprise Architecture Team roles and responsibilities; ability to make recommendations on a structure (current and future) that will be able to provide value to the Oregon Lottery based on overall OSL current and future capabilities and governing structures.
    • Understanding of performance measurement, metrics and KPI's for Enterprise Architecture and how to measure achievement of those outcomes.
    • Ability to be accountable, be open to learning, and results oriented.
    • Applying lean startup/agile methods.
    • Expertise in the relationships, dependencies and flow of information.


     APPLY NOW!! Visit http://www.oregonlottery.org/jobs/


    The results of this recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies.


    The Oregon Lottery® reserves the right to change, withdraw, close, or re-post job announcements as business needs dictate.


    ORS 461.150 (5) states, "No person shall be employed by the state lottery who has been convicted of a felony or any gambling related offense." A background investigation is required prior to job offer which includes fingerprinting, criminal history, credit history (based on the position), tax records, driving record, affiliation with the gaming industry, and checking employment references and character references.


    Lottery Ethics Policy prohibits employees from holding any legal or economic interest in the gaming industry.  If you currently hold interest in the gaming industry this does not disqualify you from consideration in a position with the Lottery.  If you are the successful applicant, you would need to dispose of the holdings prior to employment.  (This does not apply to an investment in a mutual fund or a blind trust, or a time or demand deposit in a financial institution, shares in a credit union, the cash surrender value of life insurance, or American Indian tribal dividends.) 


    *Salary level will be based on qualifications and experience of the successful candidate. All employees and members of their immediate family, regardless of where they live, are prohibited-by-law from playing Oregon Lottery® games.


    Pursuant to the American with Disabilities Act, persons with disabilities who believe they need reasonable accommodation, or help in order to apply for this position, may call 503-540-1315 or email oregon.lotterycareers@state.or.us


    Per ORS 408.225, 408.230, and 408.235 relating to Veterans Preference for public employment, to receive Veterans Preference, include a copy of your DD214/DD215 or Veterans' disability preference letter (unless information is included in the DD214/DD215) with your application material.




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