Digital Architect

Domestic & General Group
London (Greater)
15 Apr 2018
18 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Location: Wimbledon

Salary: Competitive

Closes on: Sunday 29 April 2018 Are you an ambitious Architect looking for your next opportunity? We are looking for an Architect to work in our exciting Digital business and take on responsibility for the overall architecture, IT Strategy and project design.

Working closely with the business leadership, IT leadership, business analysts and business partner(s) you will deliver the architecture roadmaps and strategies that define the direction and target vision for the business, engage early with the business to shape their ideas into projects and work closely with the development teams to turn these ideas into reality.

About us:

Domestic & General is the leading specialist provider of appliance breakdown and warranty protection and we have an interesting story to tell! Our history stretches back for 100 years and by offering quality products, excellent customer service and peace of mind to over 16 million customers worldwide, we’re well placed for a successful future.

On a day to day basis you will be expected to:
  • Work closely with business leadership to define the architecture vision, strategy, and roadmaps.
  • Produce ideas phase architecture assessments and artefacts.
  • Act as a trusted partner of the business, helping to select opportunities and technologies that measurably improve business KPIs
  • Manage the day to day tasks of other solution architects working on programmes within digital
  • Contribute to the enterprise reference architecture – Defining strategies, standards and patterns
What we expect from you:
  • Architecture Frameworks (e.g. TOGAF)
  • Industry standard architecture patterns.
  • Excellent knowledge of the Software Development Life Cycle
  • Able to understand and work within IT Standards and procedures
  • You will be a strong communicator as well as knowing when to adapt your style
  • Able to build effective relationships
  • Line Management of technical specialists
  • Large programme delivery
  • SOA systems design, development and delivery
  • Producing architectural roadmaps (as-is, to-be and transitions)
  • Delivering IT related commercial propositions relating to new bids and tenders
In return we offer:
  • Competitive salary + benefits
  • Pension Contributions
  • Life assurance
  • 25 days’ holiday
  • Great local employee discounts at shops, restaurants and gyms
Domestic & General are an equal opportunities employer, which means we treat people fairly. We view all applications equally, regardless of gender, colour, ethnic background, religion, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment or marital/family status

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