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Enterprise System Architect

Posted on Mar 12, 2019 by Base 3

Brussel, Brussel Belgium
Information Technology
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Enterprise System Architect

You will be joining the Enterprise Architecture department.

The Enterprise Architecture team (EA) is a multi-disciplinary group of experienced architects in charge of:

  • Defining the enterprise architecture directions & standards aligned to the company strategies & goals.
  • Creating business cases to develop or transform the IT capabilities supporting the business units' strategies.
  • Maintaining a multi-year IT plan & technology roadmap, and providing steer for the decisions on IT investments.
  • Defining IT architecture solutions (integrated process, applications, data and technology) to business problems in alignment with the enterprise architecture directions, and guiding the IT development teams during solution realization.

Profile

MANDATORY SKILLS:

  • GOOD command of English. (written & spoken)
  • 3-5 year experience as enterprise architect. (ideally in a global/central/group enterprise architecture unit)
  • We need the person to be quickly productive >= fast learner, result-oriented, autonomous, up-to-speed with today's themes (digital transformation, cloud, AI, agile, etc.), able to tap on external resources (own network, etc.) when required.
  • You can tackle autonomously all types of architectural analysis and can provide global & pragmatic recommendations adapted to the company context.
  • You have a strong desire to make a difference: you are convinced that small focused cross-functional teams can significantly improve the business alignment and the value of proposed solutions in terms of TCO, risk, time-to-market and future agility.
  • You are conceptual and creative: you are able to recognize common patterns or generic aspects in elements that seem unrelated at first sight, and to transpose existing solutions in a creative fashion to new situations.
  • You are a strong problem-solver: you demonstrate strong analytical skills (eg breaking up & structuring complex problems into manageable pieces), you can apply them to problems spanning across multiple architectural domains, you strive for a pragmatic approach (80/20 rule) and you focus on tangible and actionable results.
  • You identify the need for change and propose solutions that are innovative and have a significant strategic impact.
  • You are able to work with people from different areas (Business and IT) through strong inter-personal skills (active listening, empathy, influencing) and to steer working groups.
  • You are able to effectively communicate and advocate for the architecture recommendations vis-à-vis project delivery teams and senior business and IT management of the company.
  • A strong command of English is required.
  • Knowledge of post-trade market infrastructures, as well as knowledge in Enterprise Architecture frameworks (eg TOGAF), are extra assets.

Reference: 668708603