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  • Posted: May 12, 2022
    Deadline: May 26, 2022
  • Alfred & Victoria Associates is one of Nigeria’s leading ICT solution based company. Our company offers a wide range of services which are in high demand of today’s emerging market.
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    Enterprise Architect (Technology)

    Role Objectives

    • The Enterprise Architect sets the direction and establishes the approach of an organization's operations, improves the IT infrastructure, and optimizes their business operations. The Enterprise Architect works to align and integrate the organization's strategy and programs with associated technology components.

    Strategy & Planning:

    • Evaluating internal functions, business development strategies, and IT processes and suggesting improvements.
    • Creating business architecture models to reflect the organization's strategies and goals and creating and implementing business visions and goals.
    • Suggesting ideas to reduce costs in IT and business leadership.
    • Providing business architecture and systems processing guidance.
    • Ensuring the efficiency, security, and support of the organization's goals.
    • Creating methods for compliance architecture, such as data storage, metadata management, and change control.
    • Determining and implementing build versus buy strategies, mentor personnel, and views of the overall business strategy.
    • Supports all architectural disciplines and champions’ architectural initiatives.
    • Reviews existing business processes and establishes metrics to improve business processes, as well as support of all architectural disciplines under their direction.
    • Works on highly complex projects that require in-depth knowledge across multiple specialized architecture domains.
    • Aligns architecture strategy with business goals.
    • Defines, explains, and advocates technology strategy.
    • Develops and communicates architectural policies, standards, guidelines, and procedures.
    • Designs and implements short- and long-term strategic plans to ensure Interswitch’s infrastructure capacity meets existing and future requirements with regards to employee usage and application hosting

    Operational Management:

    • Ensures the conceptual completeness of the technical solutions.
    • Leads teams in developing technology plans.
    • Provides strategic consultation to business and IT leaders.
    • Lead adoption of the enterprise architecture framework adoption
    • Works with business leaders to understand business requirements and help them understand how technology tradeoffs influence strategy.
    • Consults with project teams to fit projects to enterprise architecture, as well as to identify when it is necessary to modify the enterprise architecture.
    • Develops a communication plan for architecture at the enterprise level.
    • Directs the research and evaluation of emerging technology, industry, and market trends.
    • Ensures recommendations are based on business relevance, appropriate timing, and deployment.
    • Approves the tools and components used within the enterprise.
    • Collaborates with project management and IT leaders to ensure progress towards architectural alignment with project goals and requirements.
    • Drive architectural changes through incident management by proposing relevant changes while collaborating with the respective teams for deployment.
    • Leads the change manager team towards continuous improvement of the change management process and ensuring the deployed changes are in line with business needs.
    • Developing standards and frameworks towards aligning with business.
    • Provide artifacts (information assets, application, and IT services) to be stored within EA for reuse.
    • Review the enterprise alongside other architects to streamline processes and reuse resources.

    Academic Qualification

    • University Degree in the field of Computer Science or “STEM” major (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) or related field.

    Knowledge & Experience:

    • Minimum of 8 years of IT and business/industry work experience including architecture design and deployment, systems lifecycle management, and infrastructure planning and operations.
    • Experience in working with multiple, large, cross-functional teams or projects, and influencing senior level management and key stakeholders.
    • Requires exposure to multiple, diverse technologies and processing environments.
    • Knowledge of all components of holistic enterprise architecture, business re-engineering principles and processes, and basic knowledge of financial models and budgeting.
    • Experience with cloud and container technology

    Personal Attributes:

    • Proven leadership ability.
    • Ability to set and manage priorities judiciously.
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills.
    • Strong tactical skills.
    • Ability to articulate ideas to both technical and non-technical addressees.
    • Exceptionally self-motivated and directed.
    • Keen attention to detail.
    • Analytical, evaluative, and problem-solving abilities.
    • Exceptional service orientation.
    • Ability to motivate in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.

    Very Attractive.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their tailored CV to: using the job title as the subject of the mail.

    Note: Any application received after the specified closing date will be automatically rejected.

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