Enterprise Cloud Architect

We are recruiting for an Enterprise Cloud Architect to join an established FinTech client with an international reach. Based in London, you will join their Innovation function as a Cloud subject matter expert within their EA function, driving Cloud strategy, innovation and initiatives. They are looking for candidates who are proven thought leaders, excellent communicators and enthusiastic about emerging technologies.

The Role:

* Provide leadership and expertise in the development of standards, architectural governance, design patterns and IT practices.
* Develop and set Cloud architecture strategies and guidelines in the context of the 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
* Develop partnership with the delivery organization (Solutions Architects) to ensure that detail design complies with Enterprise Architecture mandate
* Provide support to projects and programmes to ensure deliverables are not only in line with EA strategy but also on time and on budget
* Maintain an organization-wide view of current and future business
* Work with software and infrastructure engineering teams to define roadmaps, key capabilities and building blocks that support the overall Enterprise Architecture
* Develop and maintain the Architecture Governance artefact set

Key Skills Required:

* Prior responsibility for leading Enterprise Cloud Architecture initiatives within a large corporate environment
* Extensive experience delivering end-to-end Cloud solutions including Azure, Amazon Web Services and Cloud Native
* Stakeholder management to C-level
* Understanding of TOGAF Enterprise Architecture framework
* Capability, maturity, process modelling
* Experience of Agile and Lean ways of working
* Excellent written and presentational skills
* Strong influencing and relationship building skills
* Background in Software Development/hands-on technical role
* Degree level education in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent
* Any experience of EA modelling tools would be beneficial- e.g. Sparx, BizzDesign, etc

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

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