Lead Enterprise Architect

Role: Lead Enterprise Architect


Location: Abu Dhabi


Role Purpose:


  • Responsible for day-to-day operations of Enterprise Architecture.
  • Being a consultant for the business owner and IT, performing trade-off analysis of the alternative solutions.
  • Guides and develop EA frameworks/guidelines, Architecture review and EA team.
  • Maintain contact with all the IT leaders, e.g., application and infrastructure stream leads, ensuring that theoretical architectures will work the real world both from technical and business perspective i.e. being a solution architect.
  • Approves changes to Current and Target Architecture.
  • Resolve, delegate, track, and evaluate architecture gaps.
  • Coordinate Enterprise Architecture operations across the unit.
  • Guide Enterprise Architecture awareness and education.
  • Review architectural work products and guide the team accordingly.
  • Create and maintain enterprise architecture artifacts/documentation and update the EA Repository with respective to Business, Application, Data and Technology Architecture.
  • Participate in architecture reviews.
  • Effective collaboration with domain architects from different divisions.
  • Ensure that all EA artifacts and activities align with the business goals and objective

Key Accountabilities of the role:


Strategy/Business


  • Effective collaboration with domain architects from different divisions.
  • Ensure that all EA artifacts and activities align with the business goals and objective.

Operations-Enterprise Architecture


  • Conceptually develop and update the enterprise architecture blueprint
  • Participate in the various stages of Application Development cycle as follows:

RFP Preparation


Review solution requirements



Vendor Selection


Review proposed solution architecture



Projects Planning


Update EA repository



Requirements Definition


Review architecture specifics requirements



Change Management (approved)


Review and evaluate change requirements



Architecture and Design


Review and approve solution architecture


Update Enterprise Architecture repository



Testing


Review and ensure conformation to approved solution architecture



Project Closures


Review Solution Architecture Document



  • Provide consulting to projects on the topics of IT architecture to ensure conformance to enterprise model, standard, while delivering a good solution for the business
  • Smooth operation of day-to-day operations of Enterprise Architecture.
  • Develop Enterprise Architecture framework/Guidelines
  • Approves changes to current and target Architecture
  • Resolve, delegate, track, and evaluate architecture gaps.

Awareness and training


  • Coordinate Enterprise Architecture operations across the business units.
  • Guide Enterprise Architecture awareness and education.

Review and feedback


  • Review architectural work products and guide the team accordingly.
  • Create and maintain enterprise architecture artifacts/documentation and update the EA Repository with respective to Business, Application, Data and Technology Architecture.
  • Participate in requirement definition and architecture reviews - Shaping architecturally relevant business ideas and giving alternative to solve user concerns showing trade-offs. Supporting requirements manager, in high-level estimation and calculation of IT complex index.
  • Develop and maintain intra-domain architectural artifacts: Technology, Applications, Data and Business services provided by domain

People Management


  • Lead by example and role model ADIB’s values
  • Employ, engage, develop and retain high quality people in the business/function for ADIB to achieve its objectives
  • Sponsor relevant talent initiatives within the business/function and lead a differentiated performance management process in line with divisional performance

Regulatory & Business Conduct


  • Display exemplary conduct and live by ADIB’s values and Code of Ethics
  • Take personal responsibility for embedding the highest standards of ethics, including regulatory and business conduct across the organization. This includes understanding and ensuring compliance with, in letter and spirit, all applicable laws, regulations and guidelines and Shari’a principles
  • Effectively and collaboratively identify, escalate, mitigate and resolve risk, conduct and compliance matters

Governance


  • Ensure appropriate architecture governance is in place to monitor, control, track and facilitate divisional performance

Key Stakeholders


  • Senior leadership in IT and Business divisions


Specialist Skills / Technical Knowledge, Technical Competencies Required for this role:


  • Over 15 year of Software architecture and development experience with at least +6 years of experience as Enterprise Architect.
  • Over 5 Years of experience in banking.
  • Should have +10 enterprise architecture projects implementation using enterprise architecture tool in banking domain.
  • Should be TOGAF certified.
  • Deep understanding of specific domain in both a business perspective and technicalities of its applications.
  • Should have experience in technical architecture assessment and technology program management.
  • Proven track record of implementation and managing enterprise Security Architecture
  • Should have good knowledge in SOA and ESB and Enterprise Security Architecture
  • Should have experience in architecture assessment.
  • Should have experience in architecture change management
  • Should have effective communication skills
  • Strong through and people leadership skills with a service delivery and entrepreneurial mindset.
  • Strong decision-making skills with an overall view of ADIB’s business requirements
  • Modeling and analytical skills
  • Knowledge of how best support business functions and capabilities.



تاريخ النشر: ٢٩ سبتمبر ٢٠٢٢
الناشر: Bayt
تاريخ النشر: ٢٩ سبتمبر ٢٠٢٢
الناشر: Bayt