Enterprise Architect - Infrastructure

Our client are a complex, global organisation and are leaders in their market space. Based in London, they require a proven Enterprise Architect to lead the delivery of global transformational programmes across the Infrastructure domain.

The Role:

* Provide leadership and expertise in the development of standards, architectural governance, design patterns and IT practices
* Appointed technical authority to determine the "how" within the domain of competence, facilitating the definition of the technical roadmap to bridge business needs and target architecture
* Develop and set application and infrastructure architecture strategies and guidelines in the context of the Enterprise Architecture (EA)
* Develop and maintain strong trusted relationships with senior technology/business stakeholders
* Map complex business concepts to technology solutions, and clearly and concisely articulate future direction
* Support CTO in defining the next generation platform, prioritizing and supporting the lifecycle of any technology aspect of the domain
* Develop partnership with the delivery team (Solutions Architect) to ensure that detail design complies with Enterprise Architecture mandate
* Lead and mentor project teams for technology matters
* Provide support to projects/programs to ensure deliverables are aligned to EA strategy, as well as ensuring they are on time and on budget
* Assist Program/Project Managers to prioritise tasks and schedule activities
* Maintain an organization-wide view of current and future business and application architecture in support of goals and objectives
* Identify business requirements that affect the EA, and define solutions that integrate with the overall architectural vision and strategy
* Work with software and infrastructure engineering teams to define roadmaps, key capabilities and building blocks that support the overall EA
* Ensure the EA is correctly adapted on business needs
* Develop and maintain the Architecture governance artefact set

Required Skills/Experience:

* Educated to Degree level in a relevant subject, or equivalent experience
* Proven experience defining enterprise level strategy and delivering global projects/programmes
* Broad range of IT experience, across Business and/or Application Architecture; Information and/or Infrastructure Architecture; Big Data and/or Data Analytics Architecture
* Experience in design, implementation and EA Governance within a large/complex corporate environment
* Experience leading transformational programs from an architecture perspective
* Experience of networking and influencing across domains and organizations
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with an ability to influence C-Level individuals across the organisation
* Understanding and experience of solution architecture, application architecture and infrastructure
* Knowledge of supplier and financial management
* Ability to work with extreme latitude on executive decisions and thought leadership

If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply in the first instance with an up-to-date copy of your CV.

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