Distinguished Data Systems Architect

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University of Dayton Research Institute
Dayton, OH, United States

Phone: 9372292779
Web Site: https://udayton.edu/

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Distinguished Data Systems Architect


Dayton, OH 

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Come help shape the future of Digital Materiel Management! This career opportunity offers tuition assistance for yourself and dependents, great benefits package, stable campus environment, and more!

The Distinguished Data and Systems Architect will contribute to UDRI Digital Transformation strategic plan development and implementation in the areas of computer systems, software, data, and related architectures to support client digital transformation activities and initiatives. This role will also consult, advise, and lead technical teams supporting client digital transformation activities and initiatives, providing direct technical support as required, and will consult and advise clients with multiple stakeholders regarding digital systems, data, toolsets, and related architecture design, implementation, and lifecycle management. Training, mentoring, and developing student and junior engineering team members will also be a key aspect of this role.

Minimum Qualifications
• BS in Computer or Data Science or related field
• 20 years’ experience in computer, data science, and systems engineering
• 10 years’ system architecture experience
• 7 years’ system integration experience
• 5 years’ information management experience
• 5 years’ leadership of technical teams planning, implementing, validating, and refining organizational and enterprise solutions
• 3 years’ experience in Air Force/Department of Defense digital transformation experience in data systems and data architectures
• 3 years’ experience with cloud-based architectures and toolsets
• Development of tools to improve collaboration, reduce workload, establish authoritative sources of truth, and streamline workflows for increased efficiency and effectiveness and reduced cycle times
• 2 years’ experience in technical strategic planning
• Experience with Zero Trust strategy and implementation
• Experience with Scaled Agile Framework and DevSecOps tools implementation
• Experience training and mentoring junior team members
• Effective verbal and written communication skills
• Attention to detail
• Stakeholder management
• United States citizenship is required for this position
• Active Secret (or higher) security clearance

Preferred Qualifications

While not everyone may possess all of the preferred qualifications, the ideal candidate will bring many of the following:

• MS in Computer or Data Science or related field
• Over 25 years’ experience in computer and data science and systems engineering
• Any of the following professional certifications
o Professional Engineer (PE)
o Project Management Professional (PMP)
o Systems Engineering
o Agile Scrum Master
• Experience in any of the following functions or roles
o Project and program management
o Systems lifecycle management
o Financial management
• Operational military technical experience and leadership experience
• Experience working with socially and culturally diverse communities

Special Instructions to Applicants

To apply please submit a cover letter addressing each minimum qualification and any applicable preferred qualifications that you meet.

A federal court on December 7, 2021, issued a ruling that suspends the COVID-19 vaccine requirement that applies to federal contractors nationwide. With this development, the University will pause any enforcement action against employees who have not complied with the requirement to be fully vaccinated by Dec. 8, 2021 or to have requested an exemption to maintain their employment status.

The University will continue to monitor the state of the pandemic on campus and in the community as well as developments in federal and state requirements, and also will continue to regularly consult with public health officials and our medical panel. As has been the case throughout the pandemic, our protocols and requirements are subject to change depending on conditions on campus or in our community, and government requirements.


Informed by its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Informed by this commitment, we seek to increase diversity, achieve equitable outcomes, and model inclusion across our campus community. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, we will not discriminate against minorities, women, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, or on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity.