Enterprise Technical Architect
Posted on Oct 10, 2020 by Jenrick Commercial Limited
Overview of the Enterprise Technical Architect:
Reporting into the Head of IT Transformation, the Enterprise Technical Architect will be accountable for developing and maintaining the Enterprise Architecture framework of this successful division of the business. Currently this business is undertaking a 5 year road-map of bringing its current technology into the cloud (Microsoft Azure) and they are half way through this transition.
The Enterprise Technical Architect will help define and enhance the single and multi Cloud adoption so the successful candidate will need good exposure of enterprise architecture in the cloud (Azure) as well as Java J2E combined with strong stakeholder management experience.
Enterprise Architect Duties:
Accountable to define and enhance the Single/Multi Cloud Adoption Strategy (Microsoft Azure), Security Strategy as per CISO guidelines, adhering to the business objectives
To understand future technology product/tool set from Microsoft Azure offering including marketplaces (other vendor strategies) and implement best of breed solutions for company technology requirements
In collaboration with Microsoft, Group IT and other IT suppliers to the business, contribute to the IT strategic road-map and influence the business unit IT strategy through architecture activities
Act as primary point of contact for all aspects of IT Strategy - including representation where appropriate at Steering Committees to ensure responsibility and accountability for IT Strategy
To provide Architectural leadership in the resolutions of Cloud Adoption Strategy and inter-project issues within the business and Group IT.
Whats in your DNA?
Formal qualifications in the areas related to either Technical Architecture, Information Technology, Cloud Architecture or similar fields a distinct advantage.
An experienced professional with demonstrable knowledge and expertise in Microsoft Azure Cloud Architecture and modern engineering practices (Automation, DevOps, CI/CD, SRE etc)
Experience in setting up the Architectural foundations of Cloud Infrastructure and understanding the hybrid infrastructure topology
Significant experience managing Cloud Transformation Programmes; Therein, experience of building and managing Cloud Infrastructure; Therein, experience of developing and delivering IT road maps, Cloud Security Architecture.
Significant Systems knowledge within either a Financial Services, Insurance or Enterprise type industry is preferred.
Engagement and management of key internal and external stakeholders and delivering high quality (board level) presentations on IT strategy.
Proven excellent Architectural leadership of managing technically complex and high budget change programmes.
An experience based appreciation of how to build high performance teams in a practical way and of how to get there through personal/team development in Matrix based organisation.