Senior/Principal Enterprise Architect

Location
Bristol
Salary
£65000 - £75000 per annum + car allowance
Posted
15 Feb 2017
Closes
15 Mar 2017
Ref
HQ00012794
Contact
Aleysha Magnin
Clearance Level
DV
Sector
Consultancy
Job Type
Permanent
Your experience in Enterprise or Solution Architecture and a proven track record in providing high quality advice and delivery to demanding clients in complex Stakeholder environments can add immediately value to this industry leading Consultancy.

We are looking for individuals who can demonstrate a robust knowledge and high quality track record of organisational, information and technology architecture advice and development.
Initially there will be particular focus on supporting clients in the Defence and Security and Intelligence sectors, however successful candidates will have the opportunity to work in client roles across a wider portfolio, which includes, for example, the central government, local government, transportation and energy sectors.

Requirements

You will be able to demonstrate excellent core competence and experience in EA or Solution architecture and related activities (e.g. systems engineering). Additionally, we are also looking for people with the experience and skills in developing business relationships at all levels, and leading teams to deliver great work.

You will have a proven track record in some or all of the following areas:

Translating business visions, goals, objectives and high-level requirements into Solution or Enterprise Architectures. Developing contextual, conceptual, logical and physical views of architectures, across key architecture domains (including Business, Applications, Information, Security and Infrastructure);
IT strategy and target operating model development
Developing technical solutions for large and complex programmes, including defining technical requirements, selecting solutions (COTS and bespoke developments), and ensuring successful delivery
Leading reviews of the technologies and architectures employed in existing systems or in-flight projects, and communicating the findings of the review back to senior stakeholders;
Working within architecture frameworks such as TOGAF, MODAF and Zachman, using architecture tools to support systems delivery. Candidates should ideally have experience of more than one framework and at least one toolset, and be able to articulate the value and challenges that they bring;
Implementing and running Architecture and Design Governance frameworks at both the Enterprise and Solution level, including the establishment and operation of Architecture Boards and Technical Design Authorities;
Using industry recognised IT frameworks, such as ITIL, COBIT and SFIA, and industry recognised modelling standards, such as BPMN and Archimate, to accelerate programmes and provide common understanding amongst key stakeholders of architectural concepts and their impacts;
Good general consulting skills (soft skills, structured thinking, effective report writing and presentations, and stakeholder engagement).
Central Government experience is highly desirable, particularly in the Security and Intelligence agencies; some additional wider sector experience (Local Government; Regulated Industry; Private sector) is desirable.


Role:Senior/Principal Enterprise Architect
Location:Bristol, Cheltenham, London, Hampshire
Salary:£65k - £75k + 5k car allowance + Benefits

Skills: Enterprise architecture, solution architecture, government, defence, security, MODAF, TOGAF, technology, systems engineering

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time

Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum DV level.

This is a Permanent position




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