Information Architect

  • ALTA IT Services, LLC
  • Gwynn Oak, Baltimore, MD 21207, USA
  • Nov 09, 2020
[Information Technology]

Job Description

A major government contractor is seeking an Information Architect to help with content strategy on their enterprise application redesign.

Description of Work:
  • Apply knowledge of reference models to information architecture during design and maintain alignment with standards and best practices for ontology representation
  • Develop search optimization best practices and strategies
  • Simplify content creation processes, gather organizational ontology from diverse resources, systems, and formats
  • Work with stakeholder groups to articulate information requirements and build familiarity with information architecture principles and artifacts
  • Guide efforts to define the mission, goals, critical success factors, principles, and policies for information strategy and architecture
  • Analyze content and advise users on content and metadata to improve findability of content
  • Analyze search analytics, develop actions to be taken based on user behavior and develop reports showcasing overall statistics and use behavior
  • Coordinate with User Experience specialists to ensure that proposed information architecture aligns with user needs and research findings
  • Build a framework that encourages integration of policy, procedure, system help, training, and other useful resources
  • Create a usable and accessible content resource for up to 80,000 internal users
  • Establish information architecture metrics to analyze user behavior patterns that drive information architecture and usability improvements to the Intranet and the enterprise in general
Basic Qualifications: Minimum knowledge, skills, abilities needed.
  • Bachelor's degree and 7 years of related experience or a Master's degree and 5 years of related experience or a minimum 11 years of work experience in a field such as Library Science or Information Science
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in developing and managing metadata applying standards
  • Minimum 3 year experience with
  • Cross-referencing between concepts, managing associations between terms and their acronyms and creating a synonym mapping between references, titles, and terms
  • Analyzing intranet sites for underlying structure and organization of large quantities of information
  • Creating index terms for properly identifying or tagging large quantities of content
  • Managing enterprise-level content management systems
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience migrating from a static document-based publishing model to a dynamic resource of simple, granular, reusable content
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a US Public Trust clearance

ALTA IT Services, is an established leader in IT Staffing and Services, specializing in Agile Transformation Services, Program & Project Management, Application Development, Cybersecurity, and Data & Advanced Analytics. We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, age, color, religion, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other factor.
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