Lead Principal Enterprise Architect Bristol Jobs Vacancy at Atkins Bristol
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About our Business & Digital Consulting Practice
We are keen to attract enthusiastic and experienced Enterprise Architecture consultants with a strong track record in providing high quality advice and delivery to demanding clients in large, complex ICT programmes within complex stakeholder environments. We have a range of opportunities and openings on offer and are seeking talented candidates with varying levels of experience, from junior architect up to managing architect. You will be an exceptional individual who can demonstrate a depth of knowledge and high quality track record of consultancy and architecture design.
You can be a specialist in any one (or more) of the recognised EA domains (for example business, information, application, technology, integration, security or service management) or be a multi-disciplinary enterprise architect who can understand, deliver and manage architecture development and consultancy across multiple EA domains.
Depending on your level of experience, the role will involve a blend of client-facing delivery and consulting, business development, technical/design assurance and team management.
This is an exciting time for our Business and Digital Consulting team and this role provides the successful candidates with significant development opportunities that arise through working in a growth area in an expanding practice.
As well as consulting and delivery, individuals will be expected to support business development activities by contributing to client proposal development. You may also be involved in the development of new capability through, for example, development of propositions, thought leadership and potentially the development and delivery of training.
Candidates are expected to demonstrate excellent core competence and experience in Enterprise Architecture and complex solution design within the context of technology-enabled transformation and strategic change programmes.
We are looking to recruit a variety of Enterprise Architecture consultants - those who have skills and experience that span the full breadth of Enterprise Architecture consulting OR those who have a specialism or focus in a specific domain of EA.
Candidates should have a proven track record in some or all of the following areas:
Comprehensive understanding of Enterprise Architecture and its benefits and application in relation to fulfilling strategic goals, accelerating programmes and providing a common understanding amongst key stakeholders of architectural concepts and their impacts
Translating business visions, goals, objectives and high-level requirements into Solution or Enterprise Architectures.
Developing contextual, conceptual, logical and physical views of architectures, across key architecture domains (including Business, Applications, Information, Integration, Security and Infrastructure)
Design, development and application of architecture deliverables, artefacts and building blocks using TOGAF 9.1 and its associated architecture content framework and architecture development method
Development and maintenance of architecture deliverables using recognised modelling standards and notations (Archimate v3 would be desirable)
Management and governance of reference architecture content and of developed architectures lodged within repositories
Knowledge and practical experience of recognised EA modelling products (ARIS, BizzDesign would be desirable)
Developing technical designs for large and complex programmes, including defining architecture and solution requirements and evaluating and selecting solutions (COTS and bespoke developments)
Leading reviews of the technologies and architectures employed in existing systems or in-flight projects, and communicating the findings of the review back to senior stakeholders
Implementing and running Architecture and Design Governance frameworks at both the Enterprise and Solution level, including the establishment and operation of Architecture Boards and Technical Design Authorities.
An ability to influence and communicate with all levels of stakeholder including senior executives, directors, managers and junior staff
Good general consulting skills (soft skills, structured thinking, effective report writing and presentations, and stakeholder engagement)
Comfort in operating in highly fluid and dynamic working environments
An ability to work under broad direction, with a high level of self-initiation.
Knowledge and experience of new technology trends and disruptive technologies, including cloud, government ICT strategy, social, big data and digital services
Atkins develops individuals through a portfolio of training and development activities designed to help you make the best of your abilities and talents. These are reviewed and agreed with individuals through an annual appraisal process. We actively support staff in achieving corporate membership of relevant institutions.
Rewards and Benefits
Please refer to our website for details of our full benefits package.
You are required to be flexible in terms of work location and travel. If deployed at client site you should be geographically mobile and be prepared to work on-site anywhere in the UK.
This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary it will be discussed with you at interview.
If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.