Bt Jobs in London – Principal B2B Enterprise Architect

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Job Description:

At BT, we are investing heavily in technology to provide both great services to our customers and drive internal efficiencies for our commercial and operational areas. To help us with this, we are looking for an experienced Enterprise Architect to join us to develop, and then drive BT’s Enterprise architecture within the B2B domain.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Maintaining strong stakeholding of vendors and Technical specialists to ensure the architecture and technology is based on industry best practice and drives vendor’s strategic road maps
  • Promoting, evangelising and agreeing the IT strategy and Enterprise Architecture across all teams and ensuring there is consensus and understanding across the business for your domain and the landscape
  • Collaborating and specifying the organisation’s vision, goals, opportunities and related activities in order to maximize the business benefits of Enterprise Architecture initiatives to the organisation across your domain. This would cover all lines of business and covers all key customer journeys
  • Ensure peers and the Solution Architect community is fully aware of the latest IT strategy and EA guidance within your Enterprise domain
  • Responsible within own enterprise domain for consistency to enterprise level standards, best practice and development of patterns/policies for re-use. Ensure EA deliverables are fit for purpose and provide an effective and timely tool to guide downstream decisions. Ensure BT remains compliant to Legal, Regulatory and Security requirements
  • Creating simple and agile architectures for your domain that drive clear business value and re-use pan-BT whilst removing cost and legacy from the landscape
  • Developing and maintaining realisable business capability based roadmaps spanning a 5 year horizon
  • Recognising potential strategic application of emerging information technology capabilities, anticipating global trends. Initiating and managing investigation and development of innovative methods, practices and technology, with transformational potential for BT.
  • Accountability for material and fundamental transformational change both shaping and execution pan technology and the Enterprise business
  • Being the voice of the Enterprise business facing into the IT Architecture team and inputting and supporting the creation of an IT strategy owned by the Chief IT Architect. Owning the B2B lens across this in collaboration with other portfolio architects

Job Requirements:

  • Experience of producing business cases, gaining approval from senior stakeholders and ensuring delivery of business benefits
  • Digital business literacy including understanding business models, ecosystems and business model innovation. Understanding of Lean start-up and agile methods and their implications for Enterprise Architecture
  • Good understanding of strategic and new and emerging technology trends, and the practical application of existing, new and emerging technologies to new and evolving business and operating models
  • Experience in running light-touch governance processes in large organizations
  • A broad range of business, data, systems and technology architecture experience
  • Hands-on experience of conceptual system or process modelling
  • Experience of developing long term roadmaps linked to business outcomes
  • Significant experience as an Enterprise Architect, including working as an Enterprise Architect in a large corporate organisation. Evidence of leading material business change through Enterprise Architecture
  • Experience of Enterprise Architecture Frameworks including TOGAF, and their relevance to the practice of Enterprise Architecture. TOGAF certification not essential

Job Details:

Company:  BT

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: London, England, UK

Application Deadline: N/A

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