Our prestigious client are currently looking for a head of enterprise architect to join their workforce to lead the data architecture functions, roadmap, strategy for future data architecture and to manage data operations whereby necessary.
We are in need of an experience lead/senior enterprise architect to lead technical designs with strong capabilities to develop connections between the architectural team and roadmap, platforms and data.
Responsibilities of the head of enterprise architecture are:
Owning relationships with senior architecture stakeholders You will own the product for the technical design team, setting priorities and definition for both strategic and operational work. Chairing the enterprise architecture & design authority which is the architectural governance forum; including linking this into wider architectural governance forums. Lead the data architecture function, setting out the strategy and roadmap for the future data architecture, as informed by use cases. Developing the connections between the architectural team, roadmap and the broader platforms and data Overlook and ensure architectural compliance and application of ea methodologies, best practice, design patterns and through development of architectural principles and guard railsYou will also need to look for opportunities to collaborate and reuse components. Management of data architecture team, primarily the technical design team, including addressing resourcing issues. Provision of assurance to organisational-level architecture activities. Communication with technical and non-technical stakeholders.
Skills & experience
Experience of analytics, business intelligence and datastore technology, including modern high-end and cloud-based data analytics architectures Have capabilities to place architecture strategies, patterns, standards, policies, roadmaps and vision statements. Deeply experienced architect with enterprise, solution and data architecture experience, and familiarity with all levels of design from conceptual to physical component levelPreferably will have certification with an enterprise architecture framework (togaf, modaf etc). Significant experience designing and assuring the delivery of enterprise data architectures, with experience across an end-to-end solution from data acquisition, through storage, processing, analytics and visualisation Strong understanding of technical risk and approaches to mitigating and accepting risk, as well as approaches to addressing technical debt. Extensive experience leading an architectural function operating at enterprise level The ability to make and justify decisions characterised by high levels of risk, impact and complexity. Ability to manage multiple competing sets of business and technical requirements and organisational drivers, with varying degrees of riskYou should be able to and to prioritise work effectively and be confident in decision-making with high levels of uncertainty, complexity and impact. Excellent stakeholder management abilities with an ability to elicit use cases and requirements from all levels of stakeholderExperience interacting at director/c-suite level. Ability to communicate to both technical and non-technical stakeholders. Can bring in external knowledge and have a demonstrated ability to understand trends and practices outside the organisation and how these will impact work.
Interviews will take place this week, so please apply immediately to be considered for this exciting contract role or call bangura solutions to discuss this remote contract role further