Enterprise Architect - SC/DV CLEARED

LA International Computer Consultants Ltd
08 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
We are keen to attract energetic and experienced Enterprise Architecture consultants with a strong track record in providing high quality advice and delivery to demanding clients in large, complex ICT programmes within complex stakeholder environments.

We have a range of opportunities and openings on offer and are seeking talented candidates with varying levels of experience, from junior architect up to managing architect. You will be an exceptional individual who can demonstrate a depth of knowledge and high quality track record of consultancy and architecture design.

You can be a specialist in any one (or more) of the recognised EA domains (for example business, information, application, technology, integration, security or service management) or be a multi-disciplinary enterprise architect who can understand, deliver and manage architecture development and consultancy across multiple EA domains.

Candidates will be experienced, confident, inclusive and engaging. You will be willing and able to work with our clients both as individuals or as part of a team, influencing, shaping and delivering enterprise architecture assignments in fluid and dynamic client environments.

Depending on your level of experience, the role will involve a blend of client-facing delivery and consulting, business development, technical/design assurance and team management.

This is an exciting time for our Business and Digital Consulting team and this role provides the successful candidates with significant development opportunities that arise through working in a growth area in an expanding practice.

As well as consulting and delivery, individuals will be expected to support business development activities by contributing to client proposal development. You may also be involved in the development of new capability through, for example, development of propositions, thought leadership and potentially the development and delivery of training.

Core Requirements

Candidates are expected to demonstrate excellent core competence and experience in Enterprise Architecture and complex solution design within the context of technology-enabled transformation and strategic change programmes.

We are looking to recruit a variety of Enterprise Architecture consultants - those who have skills and experience that span the full breadth of Enterprise Architecture consulting OR those who have a specialism or focus in a specific domain of EA.

Candidates should have a proven track record in some or all of the following areas:

* Comprehensive understanding of Enterprise Architecture and its benefits and application in relation to fulfilling strategic goals, accelerating programmes and providing a common understanding amongst key stakeholders of architectural concepts and their impacts

*Translating business visions, goals, objectives and high-level requirements into Solution or Enterprise Architectures.

*Developing contextual, conceptual, logical and physical views of architectures, across key architecture domains (including Business, Applications, Information, Integration, Security and Infrastructure)

*Design, development and application of architecture deliverables, artefacts and building blocks using TOGAF 9.1 and its associated architecture content framework and architecture development method

*Development and maintenance of architecture deliverables using recognised modelling standards and notations (Archimate v3 would be desirable)

*Management and governance of reference architecture content and of developed architectures lodged within repositories

*Knowledge and practical experience of recognised EA modelling products (ARIS, BizzDesign would be desirable)

*Developing technical designs for large and complex programmes, including defining architecture and solution requirements and evaluating and selecting solutions (COTS and bespoke developments)

*Leading reviews of the technologies and architectures employed in existing systems or in-flight projects, and communicating the findings of the review back to senior stakeholders

*Implementing and running Architecture and Design Governance frameworks at both the Enterprise and Solution level, including the establishment and operation of Architecture Boards and Technical Design Authorities.


*An ability to influence and communicate with all levels of stakeholder including senior executives, directors, managers and junior staff

*Good general consulting skills (soft skills, structured thinking, effective report writing and presentations, and stakeholder engagement)

*Comfort in operating in highly fluid and dynamic working environments

*An ability to work under broad direction, with a high level of self-initiation.

*Knowledge and experience of new technology trends and disruptive technologies, including cloud, government ICT strategy, social, big data and digital services

Due to the nature and urgency of this post, candidates holding or who have held high level security clearance in the past are most welcome to apply. Please note successful applicants will be required to be security cleared prior to appointment which can take up to a minimum 18 weeks.

LA International Computer Consultants Ltd is an HMG Approved Consultancy and operates as an IT & Engineering Consultancy or as an Employment Business & Agency, depending upon the precise nature of the work, for security cleared jobs or non-clearance vacancies, we welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people with diverse experience and backgrounds. Award Winning LA International Computer Consultants Ltd (Recruiter Awards for Excellence - Best IT, Best Public Sector & Gold Awards) and the most prestigious award that any business can receive The Queens Award for Enterprise: International Trade 2015.
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