Job Description

Our client is now seeking an experienced and dynamic Enterprise Platform Architect to join their growing Technology team. This individual will take full ownership of the global strategy for the business-critical platform and key business applications.

Ideal candidates will have a strong technical background, excellent communication skills and a professional approach when interfacing with senior business stakeholders and solution architects.

The Role:
* Review the 6-month to 3-year business roadmaps and establish a suitable strategy for embedding the required capabilities in the business.
* Interface with key executives and stakeholders to inform, influence and guide platform technology and automation strategies
* Work with the Chief Architect, CTO and senior executives to ensure consistency and alignment of the technology roadmaps across the whole organisation.
* Establish architectural governance and oversight of IT delivery and services to ensure a balance of near-term pragmatism with long-term direction.
* Ensure that the application/systems, data and technology aspects of the enterprise architecture are driven by the business imperatives of the organisation.
* Provide leadership to the wider architecture and technical community

* Educated to Degree level, ideally in Computer Science or similar
* Minimum 4 years' experience as a Platform Enterprise Architect in a mid-large organisation
* Experience creating technology roadmaps for large and complex platforms
* Strong understanding of Application Programming Interfaces
* Strong business and technology stakeholder management skills
* Excellent business analysis skills, including development of technical vision and strategies, functional decomposition, requirements capture, process modelling.
* Ability to establish and grow a team
* Full life cycle experience, ownership of the development of a full set of architectural enterprise views using a common architecture framework

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