Enterprise Architect

Enterprise Architect

Job Title: Enterprise Architect
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Northern Ireland
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: Monday 15 February
Reference: 142662_1610995383
Contact Name: Musa Konteh
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 18, 2021 18:43

Job Description

Enterprise Architect - 18 Months Contract - Northern Ireland - Government Body (OUTSIDE IR35)

Client requires a specialist Enterprise Architect to develop and implement an optimum Enterprise Architecture which will align its business strategy with a technology systems architecture to support that strategy.

Enterprise Architect will lead project teams across two streams:
Stream-1 undertake the assessment of the current technology systems, reviewing business plans for technology change and developing and applying actionable plans to establish enterprise architecture.

This will include Discovery, Architecture and Review.

Stream-2 provide parallel support for business projects owners to use the EA to lead and design workstreams and to develop technology architecture to meet new business project requirements.

NB. each new project will be agreed via SOR with outputs and costs agreed before work commences.

Key Essential skills and experience

Demonstrate 4 years experience in;

  • Providing technical assurance, successful implementation and support of EA solution for a company of similar size and function to NIW
  • Operating in a mixed estate hybrid cloud environment
  • Supplying an EA service, and successfully influencing a complex stakeholder environment, including senior stakeholder management
  • Supplying EA service and ensuring proper governance for enterprise technology for a company of similar size and function(Government or Utilities)
  • Supplying an EA service able to develop various architecture models (application, integration, data, technology and security
  • Supplying an EA service to develop policies, practices and roadmaps consistent with best practice
  • Supplying a leading, guiding and influencing EA service capable of taking ownership and decision making
  • Provision of an EA service working on a public cloud, including Microsoft Azure/365.

Demonstrate experience of supplying multi-discipline, multi-specialist EA service, including conforming to architectural frameworks, such as TOGAF.

Demonstrate experience of providing an Enterprise Architect familiar with managing and leading programme governance.

Demonstrate how you plan to retain key resources for the duration of the contract and how you can commit to meet NIW's continuous need for architecture services.

Describe how you intend to measure and manage quality and speed of the architecture team and individuals to ensure continuous improvement

*NOTE*: During this COVID-19 pandemic, currently all staff work from home. This role will be similarly affected.
You will be required to be onsite as and when it is safe to do so.

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