Enterprise Architect

Job Title: Enterprise Architect
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum + £95K total package
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 64762-ITENG-KSB
Contact Name: Kelvin Ball
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 13, 2016 13:59

Job Description


A market leading Payments company based in Hertfordshire / North West London requires an Enterprise Architect on a permanent basis.

The main purpose of the role is to provide consultancy, guidance and direction to Solution Architects,
Technology Architects, Developers and Operations and other stakeholders, ensuring that project-based solutions fit within the strategic framework.

Knowledge, skills and experience

* Strong background in Solution design or technical architecture
* Strong communication (presentation and written) skills
* Ability to hold deeply technical and business-level conversations with
* Payments or Financial Services experience is highly desirable but not essential if combined with strong experience in other areas.

Experience with the majority of these technical skills:

* Java
* Service-Oriented Architectures
* Oracle Weblogic
* Oracle DB

Key accountabilities and duties include:

* Work with Enterprise Architects to elaborate and deliver the key components
of the IT Strategy.
* Assist in the development of a set of Application Blueprints (templates, design
patterns, code samples and reusable subsystems) to encourage reuse and
consistency across the portfolio.
* Assist Solution and Technology Architects to ensure that their designs meet
the requirements of the Architecture Governance framework and follow
best practices.
* Act as a trusted advisor to Product and key business stakeholders to meet
their requirements through the use of shared technology as appropriate
* Assist with Research and Development projects as necessary to explore
design alternatives and inform technology choices
* Maintain a solid understanding of the currently deployed technology
stack(s) as well as emerging technologies