Digital Enterprise Architect
The digital enterprise architect is responsible manage all architecture aspects of a vertical functional domain, including participation in design, endorsement of solutions, review of projects, tracking of roadmaps and obsolescence management.
In his role the digital enterprise architect will work closely with O&T Vertical Heads, Business and System analysts, Project managers, Infrastructure specialists and other Architects. He will also liaise with 3 rd party vendors when solutions are onboarding new 3 rd party products. Responsibilities
- Lead digital architectural designs solution context diagram and conceptual data model to optimize security, information leverage and reuse, integration, performance, and availability and ensure solutions developed adhere and aligns to the delivered architecture. Fulfill service level agreements and ensure solutions remains current with industry best practices, technologies and the Bank's standards.
- Consult and influence digital application teams regarding solutions. Collaborate with other staff to design and implement effective technology solutions, while using innovative business and technology processes to identify and implement improvement initiatives, eliminate redundancies and maximize the reuse of applications.
- Develop digital architecture standards/guidelines/policies based on the bank's needs, regulatory requirements and anticipated technology advances to guide Solutioning and project teams.
- Provide the analysis on gaps arise and make appropriate proposal to address the gaps aligning with stakeholders' expectation which enable the transition of the Bank's systems from current state to future requirements
- Work closely with Solutioning, Infrastructure and project teams to understand their needs and ensure the best digital architecture standard is implemented
- Provide training and share best practices across teams regarding digital architectural design and solution implementation including review and quality assurance
- Build strong relationships and business acumen with the business to ensure architectures are aligned with business needs. Provide exceptional customer service and solutions.
- Develop and apply industry best practice technology, design and methodology approaches to design system architecture. Research and recommend new emerging technologies, techniques and tools that will add value to the organization
- Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related discipline
- Minimum 7 years' experience in an IT environment, focusing on application solutions delivery
- Minimum 4 years of Architecture experience including advanced knowledge of development methodologies and designing solutions
- Background delivering architecture and implementations of customer/partner experience channels across one or more of the following: digital (web, mobile, cloud, social media and etc.)
- Experience in designing the major aspects of the architecture of an application, including components such as user interface, middleware, database and infrastructure
- Experience designing and delivering solutions that can be consumed across many device platforms and form factors
- Microservices, API Management, REST/JSON APIs, and modern SOA expertise
- Professional Certification (i.e. TOGAF, CISSP) preferred
- Solid understanding of Cloud implementation approaches and associated complexities (SaaS, Public Cloud , Private Cloud solutions)
- Strong decision-making skills, with the ability to effectively solve business problems
- Effective organizational and communication skills including the ability to express complex concepts clearly and concisely
- Demonstrated experience providing effective consulting and influencing decisions through sound judgment and data analysis to effectively drive positive business outcomes and resolve complex issues
- Demonstrated critical thinking abilities and strong problem solving skills