Enterprise Architect

Posted 12 April by Searley Owen Ltd
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Enterprise Architect

Salary: £90,000 - £100,000

Location: Canary Wharf

WFH Policy: Majority home based (2 days per week in the office)

We are currently working with an exciting company based in the Energy sector who are looking for an experienced candidate to take on the role of Enterprise Architect. This is a permanent position based in Canary Wharf on a hybrid basis and will see you working alongside architects and developers to design their services end to end and ensuring that all ongoing solutions are well managed.

As the Enterprise Architect, you will shape the technology architecture for corporate functions and contribute to the technology roadmap. This involves managing a group of Solution architects who deliver solutions to main stakeholders such as Operations, Analytics and Delivery teams. Those teams are composed of a mix-skill team of Developers, Data Engineers, Scrum masters, and UX/UI.

Responsibilities for this role include:

  • Leading through various transformational delivery solutions towards a digital-first philosophy and ultimately growth of systems and tech services.
  • Working closely with Senior Managers and key stakeholders across the business to drive collaboration and communication between various teams.
  • Working with Architecture, Infrastructure, Delivery and Data teams, and then being able to drive decision-making processes that translate into highly technical documentation.
  • Documenting the technical and data architecture of the "as-is" and "to-be" solutions.
  • Ensuring that solutions proposed by a project meet the strategic objectives of the product or service.
  • Documenting the non-functional requirements across the different solutions.
  • Accountable for ensuring the correct technical solutions and products are chosen.
  • Ensuring chosen solutions meet the business, functional and non-functional requirements.
  • Ensuring the technical transition approach meets the business requirements.
  • Documenting the technology landscape, interfaces and data flow.
  • Ensure project delivery meets the architecture strategy and policies.
  • Developing and maintaining a clear roadmap for adopting new features.
  • Managing the technical risks across any project, product or service.
  • Responsible for ensuring that the strategies and architecture policies are followed.
  • Line management/hiring/development of Solutions Architect(s) and administrative support.

Key Skills/Knowledge:

  • A Bachelor's/Masters degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or related degrees.
  • Experience in enterprise architecture or similar roles.
  • Line management experience (will manage 3-5 repartees).
  • Expertise in enterprise solutions for corporate functions.
  • Expertise working as a Software Engineer who has built software solutions.
  • Knowledge of programming languages (i.e. Python, Java, React, etc.) and infrastructure technologies (Azure, AWS, Terraform, Docker containers, etc).

Employee Benefits & Pay

  • Basic salary of £90,000 - £100,000 per annum + 5% annual bonus
  • Season ticket loan scheme to support your commute
  • 25 days' annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Flexible working policy, working from home 3 days per week. Flexible working, you could work your
  • hours to have every other Friday,
  • Company contribution to your pension scheme
  • Enhanced company maternity/paternity and shared parental benefits. Special leave such as study
  • leave, sabbatical or public duties
  • Three days paid leave a year for volunteering to support your local community
  • Access to "Work Perks" offering deals, discounts and cash back on your purchases
  • Family savings on days out and English Heritage or gym discounts through our partners.

Required skills

  • Python
  • Software Engineering
  • Technology Architecture
  • Data Architecture
  • Enterprise Architecture

Reference: 52464924

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