Enterprise Architect

  • €650 - €700/Daily rate
  • Working for a high-profile Irish customer
  • Hybrid working in Ireland or UK

 Our client is an industry-leading software company, partnering with some of the world's biggest and well-known brands offering a top-class service and helping them grow by providing bespoke test automation frameworks, software delivery and consulting services. 

 Role involves:

  • Working across the organization, determining the needs of a range of business units and processes.
  • Strategic role in upkeeping and maintaining the organization’s IT networks and services.
  • Key role in overseeing the architectural team in the design and migration of on-prem applications to the cloud.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Provide architecture expertise to drive the enterprise domain architecture vision and direction.
  • Provide direction to enterprise and solution architects to help ensure best in class solutions minimising customisation, seeking alignment with the business and leveraging the support of Tech resources.
  • Ensure consistency of the enterprise architecture through breadth (and where necessary depth) of knowledge. Identification of opportunities for strategic business, information, and technology change.
  • Act as the bridge between Business Enterprise Architecture, Business Capabilities/Cloud & Platforms & Delivery/Product managers to ensure business, information and technology architecture are consistent. Identify cross portfolio dependencies and issues and act to resolve them.
  • Support with major transformational change projects across the company and Tech, influencing to ensure the right enterprise architecture solutions.
  • Ensure project/product designs are consistent with the architecture and meet both functional and non-functional requirements. Drive resolution of architecture issues throughout the project or product lifecycle.
  • Provide leadership and coaching to other architects.

Essential Qualifications & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Management Information Systems, Computer Science or equivalent formal training; required.
  • Demonstrable experience of leading complex enterprise architecture solutions.
  • Senior level IT leadership, gained in a complex global organisation
  • Senior business partnering, providing design support to major projects, working as a valued partner with senior stakeholders and strategic third parties across a diverse operation
  • Proven track record of successful stakeholder management at a senior level, with the ability to influence and persuade across the Group or in a diverse global environment.
  • Broad exposure to the full application lifecycle, ensuring effective use of industry best practice and/or methodologies.
  • Awareness of and involvement in the evolution of worldwide architecture trends and practice.
  • Experience of, and contribution to, applicable industry best practice, leading and shaping further development.

Essential Competencies & Skills:

  • Strong leadership with a proven ability of influencing and persuading internally and externally
  • Effective senior stakeholder management, balancing and finding compromises between opposing views and opinions
  • Business partnering influencing, using architectural artefacts and enterprise/domain knowledge and expertise.
  • Problem solving & and understanding of the broader business context (business acumen)
  • Innovation - transforming industry trends into practical, cost effective, secure, scalable and supportable solutions
  • Fluent in English, both written and spoken
  • Eligible to live and work in the EU

Desirable Criteria

  • Experience working within Architectural frameworks and standards such as TOGAF, IASA, ArchiMate or hold equivalent certifications
  • Previous experience or knowledge of cloud-based technologies in particular AWS
  • Experience with applying in an agile/product-centric environment. E.g., SAFe

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Chris  Pelow does  Cloud & DevOps Dublin

Cloud & DevOps Dublin

Chris Pelow

Cloud & DevOps – Dublin

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