Lead IT Enterprise Architect

Bank #025

Principal responsibilities
• Enterprise architecture definition for holistic view of our business and technology
dependencies for future state planning
o Institutes guiding principles (city planning, technology standards, application portfolio
management with buy/sell/hold modeling), standard deployed technology lists, and
reference architectures.
o Maintains professional knowledge of current trends and developments, domain models
and architecture blueprints to educate technology teams and stakeholders.
o Continuous interaction with leadership and partners to ensure their needs and
requirements are met, as well as providing them with the current state and impacts to
their markets.
o Helps outline the future state architecture and roadmap to transform from the current
to target state based on pragmatic processes & technology solutions
• Standards & Architecture Governance
o Rationalizing application portfolio, orchestrating business outcomes and overseeing the
realization of various initiatives and of their benefits and value
o Arbitrate architecture decisions in alignment with immediate and long-term business
goals and industry technology trends
• Innovation
o Collaborate across business and technology teams to foster a culture of innovation with
a start-up or fintech mindset, while aligning with regulatory compliance, security and

Knowledge, skills & abilities

• Technical competency: Broad knowledge and deep experience in existing & emerging
capabilities across at least three of the following domains
o Information & Data architecture
o Business architecture
o Application architecture
o Infrastructure architecture
o Information Security architecture & data privacy
o Integration architecture
• Business competency: Prior knowledge and experience (2+ year) in at least two of the following
business areas (including, but not limited to understanding business practices & processes,
understanding and analyzing competitive situations, and regulatory climate of the industry)
o Retail Bank
o Commercial Bank
o Fintech
• Behavioral competency:
o Influence without authority
o Comfortable with ambiguity
o Conceptualize and develop Meta-models & taxonomies
o Broad business and technology viewpoint, including attention to critical details
o Build consensus
o Facilitate across diverse groups
o Lead teams and mentor individuals
o Avoid ivory tower syndrome
o Competencies aligned with our core values:
 Strive for excellence
 Drive client-centricity
 Practice extreme ownership
 Work & play as a team to deliver together
 Possess the courage to do what is right
 Propel meaningful innovation

Education & Experience

• Bachelor s degree with minimum 10 years Technology Management experience in a large global
organization supporting large multi-pillar global initiatives and teams.
• Prior knowledge and experience (2+ year each) in the following roles (required)
o Enterprise architecture
o Solution architecture
• Prior experience on architecture excellence and optimization across the global technology
groups – 5 to 8 years of which in architecture related areas in Information Technology and/or
• Proven expertise in information management and technology best practices including agile and
waterfall methodologies
• Master’s Degree or PhD or equivalent experience in a related field preferred.
• Banking industry experience preferred.

To apply for this job email your details to Graham.Gates@TechExecOnline.com

Job Location