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Enterprise Architect - Data Domain

Bristol, England, United Kingdom

Enterprise Architect - Data Domain

  • NE01932
  • Bristol, England, United Kingdom

About us

At Imperial Brands, we’re a truly international company driven by a strong challenger culture. We’re an inclusive, innovative and responsible FTSE30 FMCG business widely recognised on the global stage. We generate over £30bn revenue and employ over 27,500 like-minded achievers in markets worldwide. We’re driven by a common purpose: to create something better. 

Alongside maximising our respected brands, we’re increasingly focused on developing a leading portfolio of next generation products with lower health risks than regular tobacco products, all underpinned by leading edge science, high-quality innovation and high standards of governance. 

Our entrepreneurial spirit, ability to challenge the status quo and think on our feet along are our keys to success and that of the thousands of people who work here. Here You Can.

The role

Enterprise Architect – Data Domain
Bristol
24 month Contract, Full time
Competitive Salary + Benefits

Here are Imperial Brands, we have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Enterprise Architect with an expertise in Data and Data Management Platforms to join our Group IT organisation. In this role you will lead and support Enterprise Architecture activities that will guide the development of technology solutions. Using your expertise and understanding of business outcomes and processes, you will provide leadership, analysis and design tasks to ensure solutions align with strategic business goals and align with architectural governance and standards. Your focus will be split across the 4 following key areas:

  • Translate business strategy into Enterprise Architecture.
  • Lead Architectural design and analysis
  • Orchestrate solutions delivery
  • Facilitate and collaborate to deliver business outcomes.

Key accountabilities

  • Translation of business and technical requirements into an architectural blueprint to achieve business objectives.
  • Understanding business drivers and business capabilities (both current and future state) and determine corresponding enterprise system designs to drive business outcomes.
  • Provides deliverables to help architecture governance processes assess the impact of new and ongoing technology investment on the business and IT estate.
  • Lead evaluation, design and analysis for the implementation of a solutions architecture across a group of specific business applications and technologies.
  • Create and develop architectures to guide solution development across a broad range of products, services, projects and systems,
  • Analyse the business-IT environment to detect critical deficiencies, legacy and technical debt, and recommend solutions for improvement.
  • Define the principles, guidelines, standards and solution patterns to ensure decision are aligned with the enterprise’s future-state architecture vision.
  • Support product managers in end of life product decisions to maintain, refresh or retire products, services or systems.
  • Develop a roadmap for the evolution of the EA portfolio from current to future state.

Skills & experience

  • Experience developing architecture blueprints, strategies and roadmaps including end to end data flows.
  • Previous experience defining and evolving a global Data operating model within and beyond the boundaries of IT with evidence of a multi-year strategy implementation resulting in positive business outcomes.
  • Rationalisation of master and source data systems in a global environment.
  • Use of modelling to align Data with business Process needs
  • Knowledge and understanding of different modelling languages e.g. BPMN, UML, ArchiMate
  • Experienced in the review, critique and assessment of technology architecture.
  • Trusted and respected as a thought leader who can influence and persuade senior stakeholders across a wide spectrum of functions, both internal and external.
  • Familiar with information management practices, system development lifecycle management, IT services management, agile and lean methodologies, infrastructure and operations, and EA and ITIL frameworks
  • TOGAF qualified is an advantage.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, with the ability to articulate new ideas and concepts to technical and non-technical audiences.

What we offer

Imperial Brands offers a competitive package of salary, bonus scheme, pension and 25 days holiday (with an additional 4 days on top to cover the Christmas period).

Next steps

Interested applicants should apply with their CV highlighting their suitability for the role. 

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1901

The year Imperial was founded through the
coming together of 13 UK family-run
businesses

33,000

Imperial employees worldwide

160

Number of markets worldwide in which our products are sold