Enterprise Architect Job Description

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The Enterprise Architect leads initiatives using project management best practices and industry architecture frameworks. The Enterprise Architect leads design efforts, defines end-to-end architectures, oversees and performs research studies and presentations that include recommendations, and instructions for proposed implementations; formulates logical descriptions of problems; and recommends optimum solutions. This position requires someone with proven industry experience working with a significant degree of creativity and independence. The Enterprise Architect works with other IT groups in defining architectures, leading projects that cross-functional agency systems and other state entities that require coordinating, planning, and scheduling during project transition, development, and implementation stages. Works under minimal supervision, with extensive latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

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This role will help execute the Business Unit's vision and ensure that the enterprise landscape for Company remains up-to-date, supportable, and efficient. We are looking for an Enterprise Architect to help plan, execute, and measure the strategy of the EA across the global landscape of the Company. Additionally, this role will assist in evaluating new solutions as they are proposed/introduced to the environment, assessing the existing portfolio of applications and technologies as part of a continuous cycle of evaluation and rationalization.

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The Enterprise Architect will be responsible for interfacing with all levels of leadership to identify business opportunities, support strategic projects, guide long-term technology innovation changes, and enable strategy work. The successful candidate must have proven strong analytical and communication skills and be able to work effectively within all areas of the organization under minimal supervision.

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The Enterprise Architect assists the Chief Architect during Professional Services engagements and works with Lead or Principal consultants and other cross-functional teams on complex customer projects. The Enterprise Architect is the technical lead and will provide oversight and alignment between WWT Engineers, Architects, and the customer for complex projects. The Enterprise Architect leads customer-facing Enterprise Solutions projects of medium to large size or complexity. Enterprise Architect is responsible for ensuring the vision and strategy are executed across multiple workstreams.

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The Enterprise Architect provides information technology (IT) planning and design, application development, systems administration, telecommunications, security, information management, and IT customer support for Company.

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As an Enterprise Architect, you will contribute directly to enabling Company’s modernization journey as we develop, provide, and guide architecture services.

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An Enterprise Architect leads the development and maintenance of the vision and strategy within a specific Technology Domain area.

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The Enterprise Architect is a key role in our journey. There is a strong focus on scientific data management, integration, and reuse. As such, there is a real opportunity to add value and impact through well-thought-out data and application architecture with an emphasis on data fabric. As an Enterprise Architect, you will work with Product teams to ensure that Application, Information, and Technical architectures align with the strategic target architecture plans. You will provide leadership to link the business mission, strategy, and processes of Company solutions to its IT strategy with plans, models, and solutions that ensure the current and future needs of the organization and IT will be met in an efficient, secure, sustainable, agile, and adaptable manner.

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The Enterprise Architect assists in designing, developing, and implementing Enterprise Architecture (EA) strategy and producing plans and EA modernization roadmaps that reflect client goals and objectives. Analyzes system requirements to support IT infrastructure. Analyzes user requirements in light of network infrastructure, systems, and applications to ensure alignment. Provides insight and recommendations based on As-Is and To-Be architectures to assist decision-makers with IT investment decisions.

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We are seeking an Enterprise Architect.

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Frequently asked questions

What are 10 things enterprise architects do?

10 things enterprise architects do:

Develop and maintain the organization's overall technology strategy and roadmap.
Assess the organization's current IT systems and infrastructure, identify areas for improvement, and develop plans to address them.
Design and implement enterprise-wide solutions that align with business goals and objectives.
Collaborate with stakeholders across the organization, including IT teams, business units, and executive leadership.
Ensure that new technology solutions are compatible with existing systems and processes.
Stay up-to-date on industry trends and best practices in technology architecture and design.
Develop and manage IT governance frameworks and processes.
Facilitate communication and collaboration between different IT teams and departments.
Provide guidance and mentorship to other IT professionals within the organization.
Analyze and manage risks associated with technology solutions and provide recommendations to mitigate them.

What are enterprise architect skills?

Enterprise architect skills:

Strategic thinking and planning
Technical expertise in IT systems and architecture
Communication and collaboration skills
Leadership and management skills
Business acumen and understanding of organizational goals and objectives
Analytical and problem-solving skills
Risk management and mitigation skills
Project management skills
Change management skills
Ability to adapt to changing technologies and environments.

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