Enterprise Architect

Maersk Line
11 Mar 2018
10 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you a pragmatic Cloud strategist with digital systems credibility, and the ability to influence at senior management level and collaborate across organisational boundaries in a federated model? Is yours a transformational mindset with skills to develop and present compelling business cases, for high-level initiatives and roadmaps?

Then read on...

Reporting to the Head of Technology Architecture - Enterprise Architecture, the Enterprise Architect - Cloud will have responsibility across Maersk Transport & Logistics IT. This role is a critical role responsible for defining the mid to long term Enterprise Cloud Technology architecture strategy to enable Digital Transformation. You will be a key technical authority on all strategic design activity, driving standardisation, compliance and consistency in the definition and application of Cloud Design principles.

• Responsible for monitoring Cloud Technology market trends and developing an in-depth understanding of emerging technologies and the associated risks and opportunities.
• Capture and prioritise market and environmental trends, business strategies and objectives, and identify the business benefits of alternative cloud strategies; understand the relevance for the Transport and Logistics strategy.
• Lead the definition, capture and maintenance of the critical information required to model the organisation’s current Cloud landscape.
• Perform strategic assessment of current capabilities and how well these capabilities are compliant with our security policies.
• Identify strategic issues and opportunities for improvement.
• Accountable for leading and making decisions on all aspects of Cloud architecture across major IT programmes.
• Responsible for the Cloud architecture that supports the IT applications and infrastructure.
• Responsible for working with vendors to ensure that Transport & Logistics and third-party Cloud plans on technology are aligned.
• Responsible for ensuring that all Cloud designs, blueprints and artefacts are maintained and adhere to good practice and recognised industry frameworks.
• Set a relevant and inspiring direction for the future Cloud adoption of the Transport and Logistics IT environment;
• Coach, mentor and collaborate with peers, solution architects, development teams and project teams to achieve successful outcomes;
• Communicate and build advocacy for security direction with a wide range of stakeholders.

We are looking for:
• Transformational mindset using an approach of persuasion and encouragement that embeds sustainable capabilities
• Expert level experience in enterprise level architecture and design (TOGAF, SABSA, Zachman) and a clear understanding of all cloud architecture frameworks and techniques
• Must have built architecture capability and worked within globally distributed matrix organisation
• Experience of working within Agile and Waterfall environments
• Commercial acumen gained through enterprise level business case development and major interactions with vendors
• Fostering great relationships without direct authority across functional boundaries and geographies
• Proven ability to make pragmatic short-term decisions whilst aligning with a long term strategic outcome
• Ability to execute on a global scale

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