Connecting to LinkedIn...

Connecting to LinkedIn...

W1siziisijiwmtqvmdkvmzavmtavndevmzevmzkxl3n0b2nrx3bob3rvx2pvynnfynv0dg9ux29ux2tlewjvyxjkxzgwmdu4mtgxlmpwzyjdlfsiccisinrodw1iiiwimtkymhgxmjuwiyjdxq

Director of Architecture

Job Title: Director of Architecture
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, London
Industry:
Salary: £100000 - £130000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
REF: J6214
Contact Name: Vikki Bayfield
Contact Email: vikkib@montash.com
Job Published: 8 months ago

Job Description

Director of Architecture - London - £100,000 - £130,000

The Director and Lead IT Architect plays an integral role in leading and managing the IT Application Architecture team in building a holistic view and roadmap of the business application strategy and technology.

Responsibilities:

  • Act as a visionary and strategist for IT Solutions
  • Provide leadership and guidance to the IT Application Architecture team
  • Cultivate positive and collaborative relationships with business stakeholders
  • Collaborate with the business architecture team to evolve and align the enterprise architecture with the business strategy
  • Lead and provide oversight into the development and maintenance of the current and future state enterprise architecture
  • Support business and IT strategic planning and product development teams as required
  • Develop, communicate, Implement and promote architecture governance processes and related standards and policies
  • Define and maintain best practice guidelines and standards for application architecture
  • Serve as point of escalation, review, and approval for application architecture issues
  • Advise business and technology groups on future application options, outlining risks, costs, benefits, and capabilities
  • Collaborate with architects, solution designer, business analysts and project managers on a wide range of technology projects, including software development, package implementations, and infrastructure upgrades/changes
  • Identify and maintain an application lifecycle management approach
  • Communicate and market architectural decisions, plans, goals and strategies
  • Gain organizational commitment for enterprise level application architecture and related initiatives
  • Maintain in-depth knowledge of IT industry best practices, technologies, architectures and emerging technologies
  • Review new and existing initiatives for compliance with IT standards, policies and architectural plans
  • Identify architectural risks and propose alternatives and solutions and retain responsibility for the overall integrity of the architecture
  • Build and maintain excellent relations with key stakeholders including PMO, Delivery teams, Infrastructure, Security, Network, Product and various business functions

Essential Skills:

  • Strong leadership and negotiation skills with business and technical groups
  • Strong organizational and people management skills
  • Coaches and mentors other solution architects
  • Demonstrated ability to build consensus amongst many stakeholders
  • Comfortable with ambiguity
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams to promote open communication and teamwork
  • Experience with enterprise architectural frameworks, service oriented architecture and building architecture roadmaps
  • Demonstrable experience in developing and implementing enterprise, business application and data architectures
  • Experience with enterprise architecture tools
  • Ability to establish, implement and enforce appropriate standards to meet business requirements
  • Understanding the IT architecture discipline, processes, concepts, and best practices
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems or related program
  • Minimum 5 years of related experience in the implementation of structured design and architecture processes and design experience with large-scale, mission-critical applications

Social Stream

Latest News

W1siziisijiwmtcvmduvmjmvmtmvmjavmjkvndg3l3nodxr0zxjzdg9ja180mtqwnti1mdeuanbnil0swyjwiiwidgh1bwiilcizodb4mtawiyjdxq

Their Shoes... Matthew Gilbranch, Managing C...

2017-05-23 15:00:00 +0100

Matthew Gilbranch (32) is a managing consultant here at Montash, managing the SAP team. With 7 years in the global recruitment industry, he loves helping people and building lasting relationships with clients and candidates alike. He took the time to talk to us about what a typical day is like in the global IT recruitment industry. "I get up at 6 and I'm out of the house by half 6 and on the train by twenty to 7. On the train I tend to have a power nap ...

W1siziisijiwmtcvmduvmdqvmtyvndavmzkvotg5l3nodxr0zxjzdg9ja181ndm0mduxmtuuanbnil0swyjwiiwidgh1bwiilcizodb4mtawiyjdxq

7 Things About Your CV You Need To Fix Right ...

2017-05-04 18:00:00 +0100

As a global technology recruitment agency, we are in touch with candidates day in and day out. We've seen all kinds of CVs in our time and know a good one when we see it. As our recruitment team look to find the ideal candidate, they are looking for CVs that show how candidates can impact their clients in a positive way, not just look flashy on paper. You only have a small amount of space on your CV to show off your skills, so make every word count. Cut...