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Head of Architecture for Ciklum Digital

India Remote

Solution Architects vacancies

Description

On behalf of Ciklum Digital, Ciklum is loking for a Head of Architecture to join our team.

Formulate and drive an IT strategy that works seamlessly with our overall business strategy and be Ciklum’s architecture subject matter expert? You will be our leading technical expert helping deliver our most significant enterprise-wide digital programmes. Ensure our technology architectures can address stakeholder requirements. Be able to work at a strategic level and combine your deep enterprise, data and technical architectural experience with strong analysis, influencing and leadership skills.

Responsibilities

  •  Responsible for managing the architecture and design authority function: oversee adherence to the architecture strategy, principles and framework throughout IT
  • Defining the technology solution and environment roadmaps to ensure capacity and scalability, as demand and usage evolve within the business
  • Create and maintain a clear architecture vision whilst also building, leading, governing and reporting on the architecture function
  • Be the single point of contact for the Senior Management Team ensuring enterprise architecture is a key business activity with senior stakeholders
  • Establish key reporting metrics for the architecture function that inform senior stakeholders on progress and risks
  • Provide subject matter expertise to strategic, complex and high-impact projects to ensure we deliver them successfully
  • Use best practice architectural frameworks and methodologies to ensure optimal outcomes

People Management : 

  • Build and maintain a strong, constructive working relationship with their staff, focused on achieving business goals and enabling their staff to work safely to their full potential
  • Set effective baseline conditions for productive work by completing important people management processes of selection, induction, assessment and recognition of performance
  • Ensure business plans are developed to achieve strategic priorities and performance goals of team members are aligned, ensuring accountabilities and authorities are clear and that direct reports have the authorities needed to be able to achieve their work
  • Ensure the team works collaboratively to leverage the collective capability, make better decisions and move forward with commitment
  • Identify and implement opportunities for continuous improvement to build a culture of service excellence

Requirements

  • Guide and direct the Solution Architecture Team
  • Review and audit architectural deliverables
  • Maintain architectural standards and principles
  • Provide architectural support to major projects
  • Definition of enterprise architecture models and roadmaps in alignment with the business and technology strategies
  • Extensive experience in senior IT architectural roles within challenging environments
  • Professional qualifications in architectural frameworks and best practice such as TOGAF and Zachman
  • Demonstrable ability to act as a subject matter expert in areas of enterprise IT such as software development, project lifecycle and service delivery
  • Deep understanding of cloud or SaaS solutions and the architectures required to exploit them effectively
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills with the ability to negotiate, collaborate and influence at all levels

What's in it for you

  • Possibility to strategically influence the development of a large-scale international business
  • Unique working environment, opportunity to build an engineering function from scratch, serving world class companies on managing delivery challenges
  • Variety of knowledge sharing, training and self-development opportunities
  • State of the art, cool, centrally located offices with warm atmosphere which creates really good working conditions
  • Ciklum’s commitment to providing support to your professional growth within the organization

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