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Main Duties: • Review and advise solutions and projects on correct usage of applications, technologies, patterns and methodologies. • Manage and maintain Daman’s technology standards in close collaboration with IT Development and IT Operations teams. • Set standards, policies and processes for technology architecture and use of shared services and supporting technologies • Oversee enterprise technology architecture for major initiatives/projects • Collaborate with other architects across the organization to develop best practices • Work closely with the ITS Architecture Team and take part in their team meetings, plus other ITS meetings as required • Independently liaise with ITS and Intelligence teams; has the mandate to commission work to ITS required for implementation of mandated architecture decisions • Identify opportunities to improve enterprise-wide solutions, tools, methodologies, processes and procedures • Plan and undertake any action that proactively strengthens the relationship with the technical and non-technical organization (at all levels) and as such enhances the connection of ITS with the business units • Assist the Chief Architect in the implementation of the internal EA Deployment roadmap. • Execute the stakeholders and communication management plan. • Assess the need to create a Request for Architecture Work based on the given requirements. • Define the Objectives and Business Benefits of the iteration along with the context of the envisioned solution. • Select the required Technology Viewpoints from the Content Framework as per the segment chosen by the Chief Architect along with the needed EA Technology Principles. • Document the high-level As-Is Technology architecture, To-Be Technology architecture, gap analysis and impact analysis as inputs to the Chief Architect’s development of the Statement of Architecture Work. • Document the detailed As-Is Technology architecture, To-Be Technology architecture, gap analysis and impact analysis as inputs to the EA Team’s development of the Architecture Definition Document. • Assist the Solution Architect in revisiting existing solution patterns and decide on whether to reuse or develop solutions to fulfil the requirements. • Ensure compliance of the implementation of the solution architecture by referring to the Compliance Form’s Technology compliance checklists. • Assess Step-Out requests and prepare impact analysis reports to the Architecture Review Board’s revision and decision to approve or reject. • Prepare the milestone compliance assessment report with the EA Team and send to the Chief Architect for his assessment and decision on way forward Work Experience Requirements: • Minimum 10 years of overall experience including 5 years of experience in technology architecture, with multiple years in leadership capacity: • Worked as Enterprise Architect; developed, governed and enforced technology patterns, principles and standards • Worked with business and IT personnel on technology, application and infrastructure related issues • Extensive knowledge of Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) approaches and techniques
• Understand and have good knowledge on Enterprise Architecture, Technology Architecture/Modelling, Network Design, Application Architecture, Change Implementation Planning & Management, Compliance Review, Continuity Management, Requirements Definition & Management, Data Architecture, Security Architecture, Systems Integration, IT Industry Standards, Services Design, Solutions Modelling, IT Infrastructure, Network Management, Storage Management, Asset Management • Strong focus on results and high quality of work and able to “think out of the box” • Very good analytical, planning, forecasting, execution and problem solving skills • Ability to analyze project needs, to balance competing interests and to determine the resources needed to meet objectives and solve problems that involve remote and elusive symptoms and often span multiple environments in a business area • Ability to identify emerging technology that can add business value, and to modify business practices to take full advantage of technology innovation
Bachelor's or equivalent degree in business, information systems or related disciplines and extens