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Business Platform Architect - Commercial and Customer

  • Location

    Reading, Berkshire

  • Sector:

    IT Architecture

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  • Salary:

    £500 - £675 per day + dependant on experience

  • Contact:

    Amy Harris

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    3 - 6 Months

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Montash have been engaged by a client in Reading to source a Business Platform Architect to own the definition, governance and roadmap for the Commercial and Customer areas of Thames Water.

You will be an expert in the evolution of systems and platforms across the business areas. As part of this you will understand the enterprise as a whole and the business capabilities that are enabled in the Commercial and Customer areas.

You will be the overall end to end solution owner of the applications, systems and platform that make up the Commercial and Customer areas. You will also manage the technical relationship with suppliers.

The business platform architect will work across multiple programmes and projects to ensure that business change is delivered efficiently, delivering the technology initiatives successfully.

Key Accountabilities

- Technology Strategy and roadmap- responsible for defining the technology Roadmap and Reference Architectures for the commercial and Customer areas that underpin and deliver the overall Technology Strategy.

-Governance & Design Authority/Architecture Impact Assessments/Principals, policies, standards and patterns to be identified, defined communicated and managed

-Technical Ownership- expert for the evolution of systems and platforms within the digital Customer area. You will understand the business, operational and technical context for the commercial and customer areas.

-Leadership - Lead and collaborate with other architects, understand industry best practice and engage with strategic partners

Essential Skills

-Significant experience as a Technical, Product, Solution Architect or System Design Authority

-Strong knowledge of Architecture methodologies, ideally TOGAF

-Platform Architecture for Commercial and Customer

-Practical experience of defining technology domain road maps

-Experience with working with 3rd party partners

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