Business Architect

  • Our client is a world-class engineering consultancy. They enable their clients to maximise the investments in science and technology. Trusted by government and industrial partners worldwide, they deliver technology-based Research and Development services, provide independent advice, and solve technically challenging problems
  • Our client makes it their business to understand the clients' key issues to provide end-to-end tailored solutions.
Ref: ZR_6059_JOB  ·  Posted on 16 June 2021

Introduction

  • Our client is a world-class engineering consultancy. They enable their clients to maximise the investments in science and technology. Trusted by government and industrial partners worldwide, they deliver technology-based Research and Development services, provide independent advice, and solve technically challenging problems
  • Our client makes it their business to understand the clients' key issues to provide end-to-end tailored solutions.
  • With extensive experience in communications systems, electronic sensors, and information assurance and in both the civil and military domains, they understand the technical complexities of modern and future systems. The team of over 350 engineering consultants develop new concepts, capabilities and systems to protect what matters most to our clients
  • Our client remains a British centre of excellence for world-class innovation and engineering
Key responsibilities
  • Understand the client’s strategy and capability maturity to develop an end-state business architecture that meets the desired needs. Work with key stakeholders to agree the end-state business architecture and develop roadmaps and value proposition to achieve the end-state
  • Aligning Transformational Approaches with Business and Customer Goals, identifying Benefits and Risk Mitigation approaches
  • Develop a model-based view of various architecture domains covering people, processes and information working with other specialists
  • Socialise the architecture artefacts and work closely with the design and delivery teams to help them understand the architecture and guide them through the delivery lifecycle
  • Participate in various governance forums to get approval for the architecture artefacts and also present possible options to resolve any ongoing architecture challenges
  • Provide support to development teams through business process reengineering and transformation and regular design sessions and other quality assurance activities
  • Support the internal development of the BU Architecture capability
  • Support account and project managers in wining new work and delivering quality team work to clients.
  • Manage risks and issues related to business architecture to resolve them in-time without impacting delivery schedule
Skills & experience
  • Proven track-record in delivering business and technical consultancy outcomes within the UK Government and Law Enforcement arena.
  • A results-focussed, operationally disciplined mind-set with the ability to manage resources and time effectively to deliver at pace.
  • Excellent Architecture and Design experience in enterprise environments using current and upcoming languages and open-source frameworks.
  • Hands-on experience of developing Target Operating Models, Transformation Roadmaps, Conceptual and Programme Blueprints.
  • Hands-on experience of using modern business and EA patterns and familiarity with the development and delivery of architectures in both Service and System-Oriented Environment (and ability to communicate both)
  • Application of Architecture Frameworks (e.g. TOGAF, MODAF), Architecture Modelling Languages (e.g. Archimate, UML, BPMN) and experience using of one or more CASE tools (e.g. MooD, Enterprise Architect, ARIS, MEGA, Rhapsody, BizzDesign etc.)

The client would also like to see some of the below, but this is not essential:

  • BCS Professional Certificate in Business Architecture
  • Business Architecture Guild Certified Business Architect
  • International Diploma in Business Analysis
  • The Open Group TOGAF 9.2 Certification
  • ArchiMate 3.0 Certification
  • BCS Advance
Additional benefits
  • Flexi Leave and Flexi Time Scheme
  • Annual Holiday
  • Flexible Benefits
  • Sickness Benefit
  • Business Performance Related Bonus
  • Share Save Plan
  • Pension scheme
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