SVP – Enterprise Architect

15 - 20 Years

Job Description

The Enterprise Architect is responsible for the creation, maintenance and management of IT architecture models and their lower level components. They are also required to interpret, use and apply information contained within IT architecture to inform a range of business improvement activities, particularly those involved in the design, development, enhancement and maintenance of IT support systems.

The Enterprise Architect is expected to ensure that the overall ICT architecture is maintained in a coherent manner and that appropriate considerations are made for its security and quality. The primary role of the Enterprise Architect is to ensure that the respective business, application, data and technology perspectives are in line with the organisations technology and governance strategies, policies and standards.

Main Duties

Recommends and participates in activities related to the design, development and maintenance of the Enterprise Architecture (EA).

Researches overall ICT solutions on the market for particular technical requirements and business needs.
Identify the appropriate software architecture based on the requirements and design elements contained in a system specification. Comply with all applicable product development processes. Perform detailed software design as well as implements and/or maintains code according to duties and responsibilities
Ensure the overall integrity of the software architecture and validates it against the system specification.
Integrate internal and external product design into a cohesive user experience

Conducts and/or actively participates in meetings related to the designated project/s, both locally and internationally, with clients and/or partners.

Advises and recommends enterprise architecture strategies, processes and methodologies. Recommends and participates in the analysis, evaluation and development of enterprise long-term strategic and operating plans to ensure that the EA objectives are consistent with the enterprises long-term business objectives.

Shares best practices, lessons learned and constantly updates the technical system architecture requirements based on changing technologies, and knowledge related to recent, current and up-coming vendor products and solutions.
Participates in and manages Architecture Working Groups for the development and maintenance of the EA.

Collaborates with all relevant parties in order to review the objectives and constraints of each solution and determine conformance with the EA. Recommends the most suitable technical architecture and defines the solution at a high level.

Recommends and participates in the development of architecture blueprints for related systems.

Identifies and recommends areas appropriate for further study and participates in any Proof of Concept projects required to thoroughly investigate architectural possibilities and strengthen arguments for their adoption.

Identifies implementation risks and analyses potential impact on the enterprise and on the achievement of scheduled objectives.

Recommends and participates in the design and implementation of standards, tools and methodologies

Participates in the design and implementation of IT service management standards, tools and methodologies

Education, qualifications and experience required

Master/ Graduate degree in Engineering (Preferably Computer Science / Electronics)
15 - 20 years relevant technical experience in the ICT field
2-3 years in Enterprise Architect role
Well experience in Open source products

Certification in two or more of the following areas:
MCSE, MCSD, MCTS, CCNA, Java, Linux, Oracle

Certification in TOGAF
Post-Graduation in Management
Familiarity with payment gateways and solutions

Salary: Not Disclosed by Recruiter

Industry:Banking / Financial Services / Broking

Functional Area:IT Software - Mainframe

Role Category:System Design/Implementation/ERP/CRM

Role:Solution Architect / Enterprise Architect

Employment Type:Permanent Job, Full Time

Key Skills

Desired Candidate Profile

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UG:B.Tech/B.E. - Any Specialization

Company Profile

National Payments Corporation of India
National Payments Corporation of India is an umbrella institution for all the retail payments in the country. The core objective is to consolidate and integrate the multiple systems with varying service levels into nation-wide uniform and standard business process for all retail payment systems. The other objective is to facilitate an affordable payment mechanism to benefit the common man across the country and help financial inclusion.
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