Enterprise Architect - Homebased UK

to £70k - IT Architecture
Ref: 715 Date Posted: Monday 06 Sep 2021
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Suitable for: Enterprise Architect with cloud (ideally Azure) and team leading experience

Location: Homebased/Milton Keynes – Willing to travel within the UK with occasional overnight stays

Salary: £60k to £70k

Please note that unfortunately, our client is unable to offer sponsorship

Our client is a software development company that provides solutions to the healthcare IT market. They are a rapidly growing team and are seeking a talented and experienced Enterprise Architect with strong enterprise architecture skills to lead a small team of architects shaping the future architecture of our shared record solution. This role is a homebased / office role with a requirement of travel within the UK with occasional overnight stays.

You will be responsible for leading the architecture team and introducing a more formal architecture practice within the organisation. You will help shape the team and develop their skills in the solution and software architecture disciplines.

Experience/Attributes:

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience as Enterprise Architect or similar
  • Strong decision making, judgment and analytical skills
  • Strong understanding of EA/Architecture frameworks (e.g. TOGAF, PEAF, Zachman)
  • Excellent knowledge of design patterns, Archimate and UML
  • Comprehensive knowledge of architectural and technical governance
  • Extensive experience of cloud architecture best practices, ideally with a focus on the Azure cloud platform
  • Understanding of security management, governance and risk
  • Proven track record of leading the delivery of innovative technical solutions
  • Experience working in a customer-facing role

Skills Required:

As Enterprise Architect the following skills are essential:

  • Degree or equivalent

Desirable:

  • Experience working with clinicians and health professionals
  • Experience of working in an agile development environment
  • Experience of working with distributed teams, including offshore development partners
  • Knowledge of CI/CD methodologies and tool

The Role:

As Enterprise Architect the role will include, but not be limited to the following:

  • Putting in place processes, templates, and developing the architectural governance processes to develop our strategic architecture principles, and ensure solutions are developed in-line with business objectives
  • Supporting technical evaluations and review new customer and strategic requirements to guide the delivery approach, and will maintain an overall architecture runway to support the delivery within the wider scaled agile delivery approach used within the companies alliance
  • Using techniques such as formal EA models to capture and maintain a knowledge base, and present views to key stakeholders including the technical director, CIO and CEO to show progress against strategic business objectives

Full Job description is available on request

To apply:  Please follow the online application process and upload your CV, in Word format

Please note: You must be eligible to work in the UK for your application to be considered (sorry, our client is unable to offer sponsorship).  Due to large numbers of applications, unfortunately we cannot provide detailed feedback to everyone, however, if you wish to find out how your application is progressing please call or e-mail the office and someone will help you / get back to you.

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