Solutions Architect

Job Location

12530 Parklawn Drive, Rockville, Maryland

Job Position Type

Full-Time/Regular

Intro:

DAVIS Construction is the largest general contractor that solely serves the MidAtlantic region, with offices in Rockville, MD and Philadelphia, PA. Voted on by our employees, DAVIS has been consistently recognized as a Best Place to Work by the Washington Business Journal since the program's inception in 2007. At DAVIS, we embrace and value diversity as a strength and are committed to intentionally building a workplace where our employees are provided the necessary support to be successful. We became an employee-owned company in 1990 and still are today, sharing profits with our employees through our Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP).

 

The Solutions Architect is to work with stakeholders, leadership and subject matter experts to build a holistic view of the organization's strategy, processes, information, and information technology assets. This knowledge is used to ensure that the business and technology solutions are in alignment and to link the business mission, strategy, and processes of an organization to its Business Solutions strategy.

 

 

Here’s what you get to do:

·       Align Business Solutions applications and data strategy and planning with company's business goals

·       Optimize information management through an understanding of evolving business needs and technology capabilities

·       Take strategic responsibility for the company's enterprise solutions + systems

·       Participate in development and implementation of new business systems

·       Analyze and validate requirements against potential software and hardware solutions

·       Define solution requirements based on user/client needs, cost, and required integration with existing applications, systems, or platforms

·       Work with other staff members to provide consensus-based enterprise solutions that are scalable, adaptable and in synchronization with ever changing business needs

 

DATA MANAGEMENT

·       Participate in, manage and develop Master Data Management strategy

·       Participate in, manage and develop the Data Warehouse

·       Manage and maintain Relational Data Stores

·       Design conceptual and logical data models in support to enterprise reporting and visualization platforms

 

 

INTEGRATIONS

·       Create, manage and maintain integrations between enterprise solutions (e.g. using documented APIs)

·       Participate in, manage and develop integration strategy

·       Participate in, manage and develop ETL work

·       Automation utilizing Power Platform and Azure Services

 

 

POWER PLATFORM DEVELOPMENT

·       Develop and maintain Microsoft’s Power Platform (Canvas + Model Driven Apps, Power Automate, etc)

 

OTHER/ADDITIONAL CONSIDERATIONS

·       Coordinating with other team members to reach project milestones and deadlines

 

SYSTEMS

·       Build solutions in a secure manner to satisfy DAVIS internal requirements and outside compliance where appropriate

·       Develop, implement, and monitor policies and controls to ensure data accuracy, security, and legal and regulatory compliance

·       Has direct or indirect involvement in development of policies, standards and guidelines that direct selection, development, implementation and use of Business Solutions within DAVIS

 

PLANNING + PROJECT MANAGEMENT

·       Participate in annual Business Solutions project planning

·       Lead Business Solutions projects

·       Develop documentation to support projects, programs and system configurations

·       Ensure business solutions do not duplicate functionality or diverge from each other and/or business and strategies

 

FINANCIAL + ASSET MANAGEMENT

·       Participate in annual Business Solutions budgeting process

·       Review existing suite of tools and explores/evaluates new solutions, understands change impact of new solutions

·       Promote shared solutions to reduce costs and improve information flows

·       Perform risk management of solutions through appropriate standards and security policies 

 

GENERAL

·       Perform responsibilities with trust, excellence in service, integrity and building relationships as exemplified in DAVIS core values

·       May develop specifications, prototypes, or initial user guides

·       Adhere to and reinforces corporate security policies and industry best practices in day to day operations and interactions with end users

·       Maintain and foster relationships with outside technology consultants, technical personnel, and vendors for products and services

·       Serve as a liaison between 3rd party solution providers and DAVIS internal business groups

·       Perform other duties as assigned

 

Here’s who you are: (required) 

·       Must be able to travel to and from project site locations throughout the DC Metro area to provide IT support and transport IT assets, as needed*

·       MS Office – Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook experience*

·       Seven (7) to nine (9) years related experience; minimum of four (4) years supporting enterprise applications*

·       General knowledge of hardware, software, application, and systems engineering*

·       Knowledge of information systems and technology governance and operations*

·       Knowledge of the business for which business solutions are being developed*

 

Here’s What we love for you to have: (preferences)

·       Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Math or related field or demonstrated experience in providing information technology supporting*

·       May develop specifications, prototypes, or initial user guides

·       Strong understanding of database architecture and administration

·       Understand concepts of enterprise data management in support of enterprise reporting and visualization

·       Experience in automating business processes

·       Experience integrating disparate enterprise solutions

·       Understanding of the Microsoft Azure and 365 platforms

·       Demonstrated experience with Microsoft Power Platform or other low code environments

·       Previous construction industry experience preferred

 

FOR ALL EMPLOYEES, WE VALUE THE FOLLOWING ATTRIBUTES:

·       Safety – Consistently works within DAVIS safety standards; promotes safety as a priority with coworkers, subcontractors, and external clients

·       Team Collaboration– Works effectively within their own team and across the organization; promotes team atmosphere and culture; has a positive, can-do attitude

·       Commitment to Quality – Applies DAVIS standards to produce high quality work on a consistent basis; produces work that is accurate and reliable, actively demonstrates excellence in service; builds and maintains integrity as a core function of their job and in their relationships with others

·       Champions DAVIS Business – Consistently markets DAVIS business within the scope of their job; actively seeks and / or supports new business opportunities; actively builds relationships and encourages others to do the same

This position is located at 12530 Parklawn Drive, Rockville, Maryland. View the Google Map in full screen.