Lead Enterprise Architect, London

Job Summary

Reference: 191102465
Job Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: 60000 - 85000 per annum
Date Posted: 10/06/2016

Job Description

Role - Enterprise Architect

Location - London

My client is looking for a hands-on Enterprise Architect to join this small but busy team. You will have a broad range of technologies and have at least one architecture development methodology under your belt. You will ideally have experience in Utilities and or Construction sectors; but not essential. You will be able to bring innovative solutions to the team to help shape and develop new ways of working and the team..

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Part of the roles key responsibilities will be to understand the IT systems landscape, producing technical specifications and high level designs, maintaining my Clients technical standards and strategies and ensuring proposals from projects and third parties are in line with these standards.

Design and Development

Production of technical specifications and high level designs

Reviews and approves proposed systems designs from third parties

Acts as a source of ideas and a sounding board within IS regarding the development of IS and IT solutions for business needs

Strategy and Assurance

Maintenance of a number of technology strategies and standards

Analyses technology and market trends and determines possible impact upon the enterprise

Relationship Management

Maintains strong relationships with users across the business

Understands their challenges and proposes solutions that are appropriate for the business need

Skills and competencies

A broad range of business, data, systems and technology architecture experience

Team player works well with IS and departments to shape and develop new ways of working

Experience of working in a Utilities / Construction environment preferred but not essential

Experience with at least one architecture development methodology preferred but not essential


Typically 5 to 7 years of IT and business/industry experience, designing the data, system and technology architectures for IT system implementations. Network experience would be an advantage.

Education and qualifications

Bachelors or Master's degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent work experience.

TOGAF or Microsoft Certified Architect (MCA) desirable

This role will be a contract to perm role.