Enterprise Architect

  • Competitive
  • Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • Permanent, Full time
  • KPMG Australia
  • 2018-05-23

See job description for details

KPMG is one of the most trusted and respected global professional services firms. Through depth of expertise, clarity of insight and strength of purpose we help our clients solve complex challenges, steer change, strengthen, transition and grow. We are looking for talented people who share our purpose of inspiring confidence and empowering change for our clients, our people and our communities.

KPMG going through significant transformation, in particular within our technology. We are looking for an experienced Enterprise Architect to join our internally focussed IT Services team, with excellent business architecture experience, to make a significant difference and help us increase our ability to change to market conditions.

About the role

As part of IT Services you partner with the business to deliver and champion the adoption of these new services. Responsibilities of the role will include:
  • Work with the Head of Strategy & Architecture (direct report to CIO) and the Principal Architect to continue to uplift the Enterprise Architecture function with particular emphasis on Business Architecture and Enterprise Architecture Management (EAM). Look to enhance Enterprise Architecture Management, Frameworks, and Methodologies in accordance with the architecture team's capability for change.
  • Work with the business through managing a team of domain architects working directly in their respective functional business unit to identify trends and technology needs. Develop senior stakeholder relationships with the business to establish trust and empathise with current issues and look to communicate principled future solutions alongside the domain architect(s).
  • Look for potential opportunities and new technology (and re-use) that will enact as an enabler for the business.
  • Understand and cross reference global strategies, blueprints, and maintain membership in senior global governance groups.
  • Assist in the development and lifecycle of the divisional technology roadmap(s) for the near and far future (1-3 year plan)
  • Enhance Enterprise Architecture, business architecture, quality assurance, and methodologies in accordance with the architecture team's alignment with the ITS PMO and teams associated within the business.
  • Work with the Domain Architects to ensure that EA quality assurance, common language, and standards that have been created are being socialised and met through EA governance.
You will bring to the role
  • Independent and motivated technologist with a passion for solving business problems through data and an eagerness to learn new skills and techniques, including new technologies, software and tools.
  • Excellent understanding of Enterprise Architecture (focus on Business Architecture(s)
  • Collaborative and team-focused to help drive positive change and growth within the team.
  • People management skills, including the ability to coordinate motivate and coach
  • Innovative and forward thinking.
  • Certified in TOGAF 8/9+ (Mandatory)
  • Extensive experience with iServer / System Architect / Sparx (Mandatory)
  • Extensive experience with Archimate / UML notation (Mandatory)
  • Degree in Computer Science, Business studies or Engineering discipline with specific studies in Information Technology
What we offer you

We offer rewarding careers for outstanding professionals, ongoing learning and development opportunities, a collaborative and inclusive culture, and flexible and agile work practices that focus on our people's wellbeing to drive innovation and entrepreneurship. We also believe that our business plays a distinct and vital role in helping solve important social and environmental issues; and use our unique skills and expertise to help create positive and lasting impacts for our communities.

We believe diversity of thought, background and experience strengthens relationships and delivers meaningful benefits to our people, our clients and communities. We are consistently recognised as an employer of choice for women, and our inclusive culture promotes the development of our people irrespective of gender, ethnicity, generation, flexible work status, family circumstances, sexual orientation or disability.

Advertised: 07 May 2018 AUS Eastern Standard Time
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