Kansas City Southern Railway Enterprise Architect - Locomotive in Kansas City, Missouri
Enterprise Architect - Locomotive
The Enterprise Architect (Locomotive) is a specialist with in-depth knowledge of the technology components and systems within the freight locomotive environment. The focus is on functional design and configuration of the locomotive architecture, and on providing complex technical support to this critical strategic asset. Areas of expertise include commercial off the shelf applications, specific architecture view across multiple business solutions and technology infrastructure for the domain. The Enterprise Architect (Locomotive) will work in various delivery projects, including Positive Train Control, Energy Management, Advanced Train Control and Autonomous Train Operations. The Enterprise Architect (Locomotive) will ensure the completeness (fitness-for-purpose) of the technology that addresses the company’s strategic vision and direction, stakeholder concerns, maintain integrity of the architecture, and reconcile considerations of information security, performance, scalability, etc.
Architects systems including design, functionality, communications and interfaces for the advanced train control systems.
Provides technical solutions for the advanced train control systems per requirements provided by the industry and objectives of the company.
Oversees and guides the configuration and testing of the advance train control systems along with validation of installation plans and/or automation scripts.
Provides oversight and assistance with software upgrade packages and/or plans.
Provides Tier 3 support for the advanced train control systems.
Remains current in knowledge of industry and technology trends by participating in industry advanced train control panels and committees.
Works with vendors to help influence product roadmaps/development plans to provide KCS strategic value.
Exemplifies KCS Vision, Values, and Culture in each and every interaction with team, clients, and stakeholders.
Bachelor's degree from four-year College or University, preferably in Computer Science, Engineering or a related technical discipline
Ten (10) years of IT technical and/or infrastructure architecture experience
Or equivalent combination of education and experience
Master’s degree in Computer Science or Engineering discipline
Networking and Information Security
Storage Architecture solutions
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret the most complex documents
Ability to effectively present information in small groups to customers and KCS employees
Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals
Ability to apply operations to such tasks as variance and correlation techniques
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
The duties listed are representative of the job; however, it in no way states or implies that these are the only duties a person may be required to perform. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or is an essential function of the position.
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Kansas City, Missouri, United States