Enterprise Architecture Section Head

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Years of Experience Needed:

8 years

Career Level:

Experienced

Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Negotiable

Vacancies

1 Open Position

Status

Expired

About job

To define, develop and maintain the enterprise architecture artifact and govern the use and implementation of technology to ensure the alignment of technology in delivering the business capabilities required by the organization now and in the future.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor or Master degree in computer science, computer engineering or equivalent experience; Certification in TOGAF or another enterprise architecture is strongly recommended.
  • 8 to 10 years experience of IT design and delivery experience of solutions involving enterprise level applications, databases, integration, and infrastructure components.
  • At least 7 years of experience in enterprise architecture roles or prior experience as an architect at a large corporation
  • Knowledge of technology in the business domain gained through experience working in firms that engage in commercial activity of a similar nature to organization.
  • Proven expert level architecture design and modelling skills
  • Deep understanding of the business architecture standards and components gained through years of experience working in enterprise architecture, including working as an architect and/or domain expert.

Job Responsibilities

  • Ability to develop and provide guidance on solution architecture views and viewpoints (logical and physical): Application, Infrastructure, Data, Integration, and Security
  • Understand how emerging technologies can enable new business capabilities and be able to develop conceptual, logical and physical architecture blueprints to develop the initiatives required to achieve the target state.
  • Utilize and maintain enterprise architecture methodologies and techniques, including standards and guidelines for enterprise
  • wide use in systems development processes.
  • Follow the IT strategies, the enterprise architecture road map, and the related blueprints.
  • Coach and mentor junior resources
  • Associates and Senior Associates
  • Design and lead architecture engagements aligned to a client's business need and the defined enterprise architecture road map.
  • Propose a change in the defined enterprise architecture road map when there is a new business initiative, a change in business strategy, a foreseen increase in business value or a better alignment to business strategies.
  • Manage client expectations, resolve issues and effectively manage scope changes.
  • Lead practice development and contribute to creation of intellectual capitals for the firm.
  • Oversee proposal and RFP preparation and lead or participate in the presentation of proposals to clients.
  • Define, document and maintain the business domain architecture(s) to ensure that the organization understands the technology capabilities that require alignment with business capabilities.
  • Develop and continually update/maintain architecture artifact, road maps / plans, and standards that enable the development of systems that efficiently and reliably support business processes / capabilities.
  • Define and manage the framework and governance for how IT components interact in order to ensure systems of technology and business processes that work together effectively.
  • Follow and maintain the principles, policies and standards that ensure the effective incorporation of business architecture into technology architecture and solution design.
  • Manage the review process to ensure that new technology architectures are consistent with organization’s business needs.
  • Lead the implementation of strategies, architecture artifact, plans, and policies for applications, infrastructure, and data systems. Propose changes as needed.
  • Maintain awareness of industry and technology trends/practices to identify best
  • in
  • class technology architecture practices.
  • Proficient knowledge of project management, organizational and team
  • building skills
  • Ability to mentor junior architects