Enterprise architects lead the EA program and its efforts to develop, maintain and govern the enterprise architecture across the organization
Responsible for defining the EA process and architecture review and advisory process, and for leading the integration of those processes with related business and IT processes
Lead the development of an implementation plan for the enterprise architecture based on business strategy and requirements
Seek opportunities to highlight how digital business initiatives will potentially impact enterprises' economic architecture and metrics
Design and construct future- and current-state business models so as to practically apply new and emerging technologies to drive them
Detail potential competitive threats from digital enterprises that are generally considered outside of your traditional realm of competition
Construct technology-enabled operating models, and provide viable options and visibility into execution issues
Scan the world for major disruptive technology and nontechnology trends (trendspotting) that affect business. Provide practical advice and best practices to overcome these challenges and successfully deliver the expected business outcomes
Track and apply innovative and existing technologies, anchoring them in the business model to assess their potential, and use rapid prototyping approaches to evolve innovations.
Lead analysis of the business' future-state capabilities and future (and current) IT environment to detect critical deficiencies and recommend solutions for improvement and driving the business forward
§Develop diagnostic and actionable deliverables that help business guide investment decisions in support of executing business strategy.
Present a gap analysis and/or IT investment roadmap that reflects the status of the existing IT estate, namely, its ability to contribute to future-state business capabilities around ecosystems and digital platforms
Lead analysis of the IT environment to detect critical deficiencies and recommend solutions for improvement.
Ensure that the optimal governance structure and compliance activities are associated with EA compliance.
Consult with infrastructure, project and product teams to ensure consistency with the enterprise architecture, as well as to identify when it is necessary to modify the enterprise architecture.
Knowledge / Skills Required:
Master's or Bachelor's degree in business, computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering, system analysis or a related field of study, or equivalent experience
Seven or more years of experience in at least three disciplines, such as business, information, solution or technical architecture, application development, middleware, information analysis, database management or operations in a multitier environment
Five or more years of business experience in strategic and operations planning and/or business analysis