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Enterprise Architect National Nuclear Laboratory

Michael Page

Warrington

Permanent

£74836 - £79481/annum EXCELLENT pension, benefits

WA36AE

Posted: 29/03/2024

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The role of the Enterprise Architect is to work with business and IT stakeholders, proactively develop & enable relevant strategies and architecture so that appropriate technology solutions can be developed & delivered reducing the overall risk. EA develops the enterprise architecture viewpoints and helps to shape the various business/IT discussions/ needs towards the formal projects' initiation, be aligned with the IT Strategy.

Client Details

There's never been a more exciting time to be part of the nuclear sector. New opportunities are being created all the time. At NNL, you'll be in the ideal place to capitalise on this momentum, face new challenges and develop a long, successful and meaningful career.

They're an organisation that's here to experiment and push the limits of what's possible. So, if you're keen to excel in your chosen field, this is the place to do it. Because at NNL, anything is possible.

The role of the Enterprise Architect is to work with business and IT stakeholders, proactively develop & enable relevant strategies and architecture so that appropriate technology solutions can be developed & delivered reducing the overall risk. EA develops the enterprise architecture viewpoints and helps to shape the various business/IT discussions/ needs towards the formal projects' initiation, be aligned with the IT Strategy.

The role is responsible for defining/ improving/ enabling EA standards, principles, governance and documenting various artifacts require for architecture definition and business initiatives enablement.

It is a unique greenfield opportunity to shape & influence a brand new architecture & it's strategy, learn and grow profession, enabling NNL to pursue its modernisation agenda.documentation and processes across the architecture function, enabling NNL to pursue its modernisation agenda.

The location for this role is flexible and can be based at Warrington, Preston, Workington, Culham or Stonehouse.

Description

Advisor for creation of digital strategies for the organisation which shall align with the business strategy and needs.
Develop and maintain, the enterprise architecture discipline in various domains such as business, application, technology, and data.
Analyse industry, technology, and market trends to determine their potential impacts on the enterprise and existing IT landscape within NNL. Influence new initiatives accordingly.
Design/update appropriate architecture (high level) which underpin business strategy as well as tactical requirements, so that technology solutions can be enabled.
Analyse the current business and IT environment to detect critical deficiencies and recommends solutions for improvement
As per demand, develop and maintain enterprise architecture, baseline and target architecture, various roadmaps for upgrading and replacing technology assets
Maintain the governing principles to guide solution decision making for the enterprise
Work closely with the Cyber Security & Information Assurance to advise and ensure NNL' s security position, obligations and risks are understood and designed into technical solutions
Work with other architects and colleagues to oversee technical assurance through the appropriate architecture governance forums. Escalate when require.
Review and ensure the technology solutions designed/being delivered are in accordance with business SLA's and IT OLA's, aligning with NNL standards.
Knowledge share, coaching, and mentoring other colleagues as require.
Coordinating, and enforce policies, and procedures. Escalate when require.
Work collaboratively with relevant business and IT stakeholders to drive the strategic and tactical discussions towards unified architecture.
Help to develop work packages as per business needs including funding request, which shall enable creation of relevant projects.
Maintain technology roadmaps and suggesting ideas to reduce costs in IT and business.

Profile

Essential criteria:

Eligibility for UK security clearance (SC) status (UK Residency of min 5 years).
Stakeholder engagement & Communication skills
EA roadmap development, solution selection
Business architecture & process understanding
Applications architecture & solutions experience
Ability to work independently & in unstructured environment
Desirable criteria:

TOGAF or other EA framework understanding
Technology architecture understanding
Architecture governance, ARB, TDA
Enthusiasm, motivation & willingness to make things happen
Diversity of experience across multiple areas / solutions / platforms
Data architecture understanding
3rd party vendor experienceJob Offer

There is a fantastic pension available, as well as hybrid and very flexible working arrangements (to be discussed at screening) in addition to a salary of £74,836 to £79,481. There are a lot of added benefits to working for National Nuclear Laboratory, including potential bonuses as well as potential yearly increases in salary.

There really is lots of opportunity to really make your mark on the Architecture function here and you will have plenty of opportunity to develop your career.

There is also a training budget allocated for this position, aiding further career enhancement

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