The Role:Provide feedback and input to client Architecture teams on strategies, frameworks, principles, standards and policies across all Enterprise Architecture domains (business, application, data, integration, security, infrastructure, etc), in order to improve the quality and completeness of the Enterprise Architecture practice
Understand how business and IT requirements can be met using the correct blend of existing and new IT technologies, as well as the correct blend of out-of-the-box commercially available software and bespoke systems development per project.
Provide input to infrastructure and application development areas on application road-maps to fit in with business and IS strategies, Enterprise Architecture and industry trends.
Provide input to technological road-maps from an architectural perspective.
Skills and Experience:Solution Design
Focus solution designs on simplifying the IT architecture, reducing costs, improving effectiveness and efficiencies of the IT environment.
Ensure that technical designs for systems applications are integrated end-to-end; are consistently applying client Enterprise Architecture standards; are technically sound and sustainable; are aligned to IT best practises; are suitable within the client context.
Design IT solutions that meets business and IT requirements, and includes functionality, processes, data, products to be used, application interfaces internal and external to client
Efficiency and Documentation
Update the Enterprise Repository and other architecture artefacts.
Assist with administrative requirements and compliance to policies, guidelines, processes and other governance.
Ensure reasonable and practical adherence to all industry standards and best practices client subscribes to (like TM Forum Frameworx, TOGAF, etc).
Maintain appropriate end-to-end enterprise solution architecture models by appropriately aggregating project and initiative solution architectures into an enterprise architecture repository.
Ensures the strategic alignment of IT architecture with agreed business outcomes within the portfolio, relevant IT Architecture Enterprise principles, key approved decisions and enterprise wide programmes