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IT Enterprise Architect
Ref No.: 18-09136
Location: Jersey City, New Jersey
Position Summary:
This a 12 months contracting engagement to support strategic evolution of the functional, application and technical architecture landscape in the context of the internal Enterprise Architecture (EA) and contributing to projects, transformation and business as usual activities. S/He needs to works with various business and functional stakeholders, solution designers and architects to define and manage the key objectives and deliveries. Below are the main objectives of the engagement.
  • Develop the current state and target state functional map in the Americas region
  • Support and contribute to the global efforts to develop and maintain functional/application Cartography in various perspectives.
  • Review the regional inventory and heat map of applications, platforms, processes and their alignment/opportunities to the business strategy
  • Conduct architecture review and validation for critical project in Americas region.
 
Position Accountabilities:
Person must have:
  • Have an understanding and respect the rules and principles of the EA
  • Ability to quickly study and align with CIB standards, Enterprise Framework and functional model
  • Exceptional ability to analyse and communicate highly complex architecture subjects in a methodical and effective manner.
  • Help project teams to complete the necessary documentation for the purposes of the various Architecture Committees.
 
Required Experience:
  • Experience as an enterprise architect or solution architect in banking industry.
  • Experience or knowledge on all or some of the following fields: Finance, Global Market, regulatory reporting, corporate banking etc.
  • Particularly well versed in architecting complex, large systems/platforms by following accepted best practice design and engineering principles.
  • TOGAF certification is highly preferred.
 
Administrative/Technical Skills:
The person should be an innovative, self-motivated, highly skilled individual who can add value to the IT and business community at a practical level and work with solution architects, project managers, business sponsors and senior management.
Additionally, the following are required:
  • Strong architecture modelling and design with a knowledge of development methods and tools
  • Working knowledge and experience of one or more architecture methodologies such as TOGAF or Zachman or strong desire attain certifications.
  • Highly developed written communication skills both in document production and development of architecture models.
  • Excellent presentation skills, with experience of presenting complex technology and strategy concepts to a wide range of stakeholders, understanding their views and positions and how these views will influence proposed solutions
 
 
Required Education or Equivalent Experience:
- Bachelor's degree or higher or equivalent combination of education and experience.