Senior Architect - Business Technology Solutions

Recruiter
Elsevier
Location
Headington
Posted
14 Apr 2018
Closes
18 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Enterprise Architecture with a focus on Finance related solutions Did you know that Elsevier is the worlds largest provider ofscientific and medical information and analytics, and leads the way inadvancing science, technology and health? We are passionate abouttechnology and are looking for people who feel the same! This is a rare opportunity for an experienced Solutions Architect, tojoin the rapidly expanding technology division of one of the largestinformation providers in the world. You will help to shape and drive ITacross the global business working with cutting edge technologies,whilst collaborating with multiple teams and constantly researchingwhich future solutions will keep us ahead in terms of innovation. Elsevier is in the midst of a major TRANSFORMATION and TECHNOLOGY issimultaneously at the FOREFRONT and the DRIVING FORCE. Our innovativetechnology platforms and smart content solutions operate at the cuttingedge of big data, semantic web and cloud technology, enabling fastermore effective critical decision-making daily across the globe. The Role: You will work within Business Technology Solutions Architecture team todeliver a clear vision of the architectural direction and definetransitional architecture states in the form of roadmaps. The role willhave a focus on mapping out the vision and direction Elseviers financesystems as well as being a key part of the overall architecturalgovernance process and taking the lead on multi domain architectural initiatives. You will be expected to: Work closely with the Lead Architect to drive forward the directionof technology Contribute to the continuous improvement of architecture process andgovernance of architecture process Deliver 3 -5 year visions for selected business domains Deliver transitional architectures and roadmaps Deliver Options analysis and detailed architectures in support of aproject initiative that aligns with the overall vision Collaborate in the continuous improvement of the architectureprocess, tool set and standards Do you have the skills and mind set were looking for? Requirements: Proven ability in developing highly relevant Architecture artefactsthat bring business benefit Practical and pragmatic approach willing to get hands on todeliver what is needed Experience of managing commitments to support multiple large projects simultaneously Excellent communication skills; used to communicating with seniorbusiness users/C-level executives Able to work with minimal supervision and lead a small team Experience of one or more architecture frameworks like Zachman or TOGAF Experience in working in multiple business domains (Sales, OrderManagement, Fulfilment, Finance, Marketing, Ecommerce) Experience in of working with Finance solutions is preferred Proven ability in integration designs and approaches Experience in a multi-disciplined IT environment with strongbackground in Solution Design/ Development and Application Architecture Experience of working with both waterfall and Agile projectdevelopment methodologies Experience of working within a large multinational IT department,communicating with and coordinating the work of teams in differentcountries and time zones Experience of working with financial ERP and Financial Managementsolutions (Such as Oracle ERP, SAP, Hyperion or SAAS equivalents) wouldbe beneficial Experience of working with IAAS / PAAS / SAAS is highly beneficial Were a truly global company. We are expanding our capabilities andoffer a stimulating environment, enabling bright, passionate people todo their best work. Salary is dependent upon skill level and experience. We also offer acomprehensive benefits package, onsite cafeteria and gym and a realpotential for career progression. - provided by Dice AGILE, BIG DATA, CLOUD, ENTERPRISE ARCHITECTURE, ERP, IAAS, ORACLE, ORACLE ERP, PAAS, SAAS, SAP, TOGAF

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