Monarch Recruitment Ltd

Enterprise Architect - Freelance - London

Posted on July 25, 2014

Contract Type:
Company: Monarch Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £143,000.00 - £169,000.00 /Year

Job Description:

Enterprise Architect, Service management, Service design, TOGAF, ITIL, Public sector

Key tasks and responsibilities

– Provide architectural support to all areas of the Programme, including both procurement and delivery functions, with a particular focus of ensuring the solutions proposed or delivered support the service requirements.
– Provision of market and bidder engagement support. 
– This could be in the form of supporting or partaking in negotiations, workshops, market engagement sessions, or other forums involving suppliers / bidders.
– Supporting the procurement of services through the evaluation of bids from a Service Design, Solution, Transformation, and Transition perspective.
– Development and assurance of conceptual, logical and physical architectural products to inform the architecture and strategy for the Programme. 


These typically may include:

– Architecture Views
– Position papers
– Diagrams & Architecture Models
– Presentations
– High Level Transition Solutions


Making an active contribution to the governance of the procurements and delivery through various forums and processes. 


These typically may include:

– Change Management
– Service requirements / dependency management forums
– Risk and Issue Management
– Engagement with other major programmes, understanding the intercept and other initiatives, representing and explaining all levels of stakeholders, and making recommendations to ensure best value from any investments.
– Manage the architectural aspects of the target design, policies and standards, working proactively to achieve stable, viable designs, and ensuring consistency of design across the whole programme.


Key Skills

– Enterprise Architecture experience within large organisations (tens of thousands of users / hundreds to thousands of business applications) and complex estates (multiple business units with differing models / hundreds to thousands of physical locations).
– Comprehensive knowledge of Architecture processes and their interaction with wider ICT Service Management (e.g. TOGAF, ITIL).
– Commercial experience of large scale IT service outsourcing. Able to work across mixed and disparate teams and groups.
– Able to work with all levels within an organisation: from providing expert guidance, opinion, and recommendation to senior stakeholders within the programme, to working with front-line staff in the business to understand how they exploit technology.
– Able to manage self to deliver the required outcomes to support objectives.
– Detailed technical experience and knowledge of ICT application and infrastructure technologies integral to a large and distributed ICT estate.
– TOGAF / ITIL / Archimate certification (optional) Relevant technology/vendor certifications (optional)
– Understanding and experience of the complexities around transitioning from multiple network suppliers to new target architecture.
– Experience of Public Service Network concepts, solutions and technologies.
– Experience of large scale network deployments to large organisations with a user base of 90k.
– Detailed experience and knowledge of service provider Wide Area Networks using a broad range of access technologies.
– This should include large scale deployments of MPLS based IP VPN’s and encryption overlays to large and distributed ICT estate (~1,700 locations across England, Wales, and Scotland)
– Detailed experience and knowledge of local area network technologies to support the provision of user service on wide range of site sizes from 10 to 3500 users.
– Good working knowledge of traffic prioritisation technologies on WAN and LAN (Quality of Service) to support performance requirements of user services (Application, Voice and Video)
– Good working knowledge of WAN / LAN routing protocols and architecture.
– Ability to work and communicate effectively with all members of the programme team, up to the leadership team, as well as both suppliers and bidders, and be able to pitch a concept / message at the appropriate level for the audience concerned.

Enterprise Architect, Service management, Service design, TOGAF, ITIL, Public sector

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