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IT Enterprise Architect

Job Title: IT Enterprise Architect
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Reading, Berkshire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: A.S.A.P
REF: AC/10623_1585299665
Contact Name: Amanda Cager
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

This position is working for a leading telecoms company that has great benefits and on-site parking in a convenient location to Reading.

As the Enterprise Architect you would play a pivotal role in setting the strategic direction for the businesses enterprise architecture. You would own the full TOGAF architecture principles and lead a team of Solution Architects who are delivering individual roadmap projects.

What the role will be doing:

  • Establish and enforce the architecture principles and standards across the enterprise and delivery groups.
  • Head the design authority function and ensure the function includes relevant subject matter experts to enforce the governance of design.
  • Work with the Head of IT to set the strategic direction for the businesses enterprise architecture, establish and set the overall IT design principles.
  • Maintain appropriate documentation of the Enterprise architecture.
  • Establish and set design principles for Change roadmap projects and with IT Operations.
  • Establish and enforce the architecture principles and standards across the enterprise and delivery groups.
  • Own the TOGAF architecture principles.
  • Participate and lead on projects where analysis of systems or data requires an in-depth evaluation of complex business process, system process, and industry standards.
  • Design technology solutions by modelling requirements and applying standard application methodology best practices.
  • Manage Stakeholder expectations regarding appropriate milestones and deadlines.
  • Serve as technical consultant to leaders in the business and functional user groups.
  • Ensure IT Security standards are incorporated by design, ensuring compliance to the required standards (ISO27001) and supporting improvement initiatives and protecting the business from risks arising from data loss.

What experience is needed:

  • Experienced IT leader within a corporate environment.
  • Telecoms experience is highly desirable.
  • TOGAF Exposure.
  • Delivery methodologies including waterfall and agile practices.
  • Experience of test practices and tools.
  • Strong technical contract management background and 3rd Party management.
  • Advanced analytical skills that enable comprehension and resolution of complex business and technical issues.
  • Knowledge of Cloud architectures.

For finer details on the role please contact Amanda Cager - - 07796 302988.

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