Deputy Enterprise Architect

  • Post Date: September 7, 2022
  • Isle of Man
Job Description

Role Responsibilities:
– Define, design and interpretation of technical architecture artefacts taken from user requirements specifications or in direct discussions with the business, to create a solutions architecture to meet business requirements
– Define the target architectures, and the roadmaps and timescales for these architectures to ensure the most effective use of technology and digital services across the company whilst delivering the required business outcomes
– Define and articulate the as is architecture, the to be architecture and the interim architectures as we progress towards the target state
– Rationalising our current estate and standardising systems and processes across group companies
– Part-take in the design authority and provide an assurance role, ensuring that all architecture activities and deliverables (in-house and external outsourced) are produced to a high quality and are consistent with existing standards, policies and strategies
– To take a lead role in the full life cycle delivery of the technical solutions for Business projects from initial concept, requirements gathering, specification, design, delivery, acceptance and in to operational support
– Deliver high quality implementation of the defined solution to facilitate realisation of organisational benefit.
– Be responsible for the determination and promulgation of the appropriate frameworks, standards, libraries and approach to be adopted, in the translation of this architecture into working code; and to keep these up-to-date
– Develop technology strategies and roadmaps
– Develop group-wide technology investment planning
– Develop and optimise the Application landscape.
– Manage the appropriate governance forums to ensure the agreement and maintenance of the overall Enterprise Architecture of the company and ensure that the process delivers strategic imperatives.

Skills & Experience Required:
– Proven track record of driving and leading large-scale architectural projects throughout an entire business through to completion
– Knowledge of IT Quality Assurance processes
– Experience within Solution Design & Architecture
– Robust knowledge within Security Architecture • Experience of all aspects of the software development lifecycle
– Applications/Digital Agency background working within architecture
– Experience working within mobile, cloud and infrastructure solutions environments
– Experience in reviewing and selecting Technical and Applications Architectures solutions
– Experience of supporting procurement of IT Architecture.
– Experience of architecting digital services
– Experience of working with 3rd party Technical and Application Architects
– Outstanding analytical skills
– Experience of CRM software
– Experience of Data Warehousing solutions
– Exceptional strategic planning and problem-solving skills
– Ability working within pressurised environments whilst making decisive decisions Other:
– Strong interpersonal skills including ability to articulate ideas to both technical and non-technical audiences
– Excellent oral, written and presentation communication skills.
– Experience of senior executive/leadership engagement
– Ability to manage through organisational change.
– Keen attention to detail