Enterprise Architect - Artificial Intelligence

Ntt Data Services Uk Limited
London (Greater)
02 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

This is a home based/remote role with travel as and when required to client meetings/sites. Banking/Finance industry background is beneficial for this role.

Data Analytics and/or Artificial Intelligence experience is required for this role, along with following skills:

  • Experience in AI/Machine learning modelling approaches
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills (data analysis and requirement documentation)
  • Data skills (Data Visualization)
  • Experience with working in Hadoop and distributed computing frameworks
  • Experience in Advanced Analytics
  • preferably PhD or similar qualification

The Enterprise Architecture Practice in NTT Data provides strategic information technology and business consulting services to help clients achieve real business improvement and market advantage in a dynamic business environment. Our growth is driven by evolving client demands for strategic and technical advice globally and by our internal ambition to deliver world class consulting services backed by outstanding operational capabilities.

The Architecture team is recruiting highly motivated individuals in its global practice. Candidates who are self motivated, thrive in a dynamic and rapidly growing environment, and looking for a change from the traditional ?big? consulting organizations, will find a rewarding and innovative environment in which challenging and interesting work is the norm.

The Enterprise Architecture practice undertakes assignments to identify, shape, plan and realize business change to create engaging user experience, create value from business operations, enable well founded decision making and enable businesses to create value from EA.

Job Summary

The Senior Enterprise Architect is a key member of Enterprise Architecture Practice. The Senior EA is initially assigned to a client that has engaged our services to deliver Enterprise Architecture services. The primary focus of the Senior EA is to deliver EA services in a manner consistent with the EA practice?s best practices and methodologies. The Senior EA is expected to work in a collaborative manner with senior members of the client?s organization and with other members of the Securities and Capital Markets team. The Senior EA is expected to bring both thought leadership and a high degree of broad expertise and credibility to each engagement.

As an experienced member of the team, the Senior EA is expected to be a trusted advisor to our clients and be able to deliver innovative solutions to complex problems. This includes mentoring the client, other members of the practice and engagement teams on best practices. In addition, this role involves contributing to NTT Data?s knowledge capital through the development and reuse of practice frameworks and tools.

As a senior member of the Practice the Senior EA is also expected to contribute to the business development of the practice through the identification of opportunities within existing clients, sell and present standard service offerings and to lead RFP responses. The Senior EA is expected to be able to develop and close client specific proposition on the back of opportunities qualified and/or developed by the practice partners.


Participate in and lead strategic projects.

Develop and maintain strong client relations with senior and C-level executives - develop new insights into the client?s business model and pain points, and deliver actionable, high-impact results.

Conduct Goals, Question, and Metric exercise for aligning, defining and implementing overall organization objectives.

Participate in client engagements including oversight of business transformation activities.

Lead and mentor other architects within the Practice and across NTT Data to ensure high levels of client satisfaction during delivery.

Support business development through proactive opportunity identification, proposition development, RFP responses and supporting practice partners to close deals.

Provide project and programme support and help the account management team develop new opportunities within the client space.

Work with Engagement Managers and others to prioritize tasks and schedule activities.

Plan and ensure project execution is well within aggressive timelines.

Determine and articulate ROI for individual and overall services rendered during client engagements.

Contribute thought capital through the creation of executive presentations and position papers.

Experience (Must Have)

Consulting delivery

Enterprise Architecture consulting experience at a top tier consulting firm is preferable.

Prior responsibility for leading Enterprise Architecture Initiatives within a large corporate environment is desirable

Excellent presentation and communication skills in MS Office Tools (Power Point, Word, Excel)

Experience in working with large distributed teams in a highly dynamic environment, preferably involving an onshore/offshore model is highly desirable.

EA skills and expertise

Specialism in three or more of the following: Business driver analysis , Business Model Analysis, Business Scenario Analysis, Business Capability Modeling, Enterprise Architecture Modeling, Enterprise Portfolio Management, Reference Architectures, Transition Planning, EA Governance, EA Maturity assessments, EA Value Management

A specialism in Business Architecture and/or Application Architecture

Some experience of Information Architecture or Infrastructure Architecture

A good technologist with an understanding of technologies covering solution architecture, application architecture and infrastructure is an advantage.

Experience in design and startup of an EA function within a large corporate environment.

Techniques & tools

Extensive experience with models frameworks and techniques Business Model Canvas, REA, Business Capability Modeling, TOGAF, IT-CMF, Val-IT, and Risk-IT

Experience of one or more EA tools: Troux, Alfabet Planning IT, Mega, etc.

Business development

Experience in identifying opportunities for x-sell and up-sell when on engagement

Experience in leading development of proposals and RFP responses

Industry sectors

Deep expertise in Banking and Financial Services.

Experience (Nice to Have)

A strong and well-rounded understanding of business process management issues, reengineering techniques and sourcing decision frameworks is required.

Extensive knowledge of SOA, Micro-services strategies and governance structures.

Knowledge of regulatory influences facing specific industries (GDPR, PSDII)

CISA, CISM, CISSP certification

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