Solution Architect

Little Bridgeford
10 Oct 2017
13 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Solution Architect Stafford, Staffordshire, United Kingdom Competitive Job Description We are looking for a Solution Architect to join the Boeing InformationServices (BIS) Professional Services team. The successful candidate willwork with customer to help define and govern business and ITtransformation programmes. Following defined Boeing processes and liaising with the customer andBoeing experts and suppliers, the candidate will be expected tocontribute to the development and governing of architectural componentsin support of transformation programmes. Responsibilities: Working collaboratively within an integrated customer and supplierteam to deliver jointly transformed Business and IT Services. Recommends/ designs structures and tools for processes, applicationsand technologies which meet business needs. Delivers technical visualisation of proposed applications forapproval by customer and execution by system developers. Develops and translates logical designs into outline solution designsand solution options top meet customer requirements Undertakes or supports trade studies and option evaluations, product selections Supports business case development and benefit identification andbenefit realization (including benchmarking and KPI development) Contributes to development of enterprise architectures: Contributes to the development and maintenance of businessarchitectures, in particular, process architectures, business referencemodel, capability models. Contributes to the development and maintenance of informationarchitectures, in particular taxonomies, high level information models,APIs and common message formats. Contributes to the development and maintenance of applicationarchitectures, in particular logical architectures and canonicalinterface definitions. Contributes to the development and maintenance of technicalarchitectures, in particular reference architectures an non-functionalrequirements including security considerations. Utilises enterprise architecture Develops solution architectures to deliver specific projects andcapability improvements that form part of an overall businesstransformation or IT transformation effort, using the providedenterprise architecture. Identifies and evaluates potential solutions, includingdemonstrating, installing and commissioning selected products. Captures and develops architectures within a repository basedarchitecture modelling tool Competencies: Contributes to the development of enterprise solutions to a widerange of difficult problems. Leads the development of point solutions to deliver specificcapability improvements. Develops solutions that are imaginative, thorough, practicable, andconsistent with organization objectives. Contributes to the completion of specific workstreams and projects -failure to obtain results, reaching erroneous decisions or makingrecommendations would typically result in serious project delays andadditional expenditure of resources. Determines and develops approaches to solutions within theconstraints provided by a supervising architect (Chief Architect orEnterprise Architect). Receives general direction for work that is reviewed upon completionfor adequacy in meeting objectives Qualifications Essential: Experience of implementing IT enabled business change Use Case and Scenario Modelling Experience of digital and mobile computing architectures Experience of selecting or implementing COTS software including ERPand best of breed packages Experience of integration heavy solutions and SOA. Effective written and verbal communication skills. Experience of the following notation: Archimate 2 or 3 notation TOGAF 9 or 10 Business Process Modelling Notation (BPMN) Experience in the use of repository based Enterprise Architecturemodelling tools (e.g. Troux, Sparx EA, Mega, iServer, System Architect) Desirable: Experience of defence, blue light and/or government organisations Knowledge of infrastructure and/or security aspects of anenterprise-scale delivery or operation Knowledge of Lean Thinking, Theory of Constraints, six sigma orsimilar business improvement techniques Experience of virtualization of storage, compute and network capabilities Experience of information security and cryptography tools, techniquesand strategies Experience of DevOps and Agile development Experience of user experience design and development of personas Experience of working within a multinational matrix managementenvironment / structure and a large-scale, complex internationalorganization, but also within small teams Other job related information This posting is eligible for participation in the Employee ReferralProgramme. Important information regarding this requisition: Thisrequisition is for an international, locally hired position. Please note: this is an urgent requirement - recruitment and selectionwill commence prior to close date. Please apply as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. CANDIDATES MUST HAVE CURRENT LEGAL AUTHORISATION TO WORK IN THE UKBOEING WILL NOT ATTEMPT TO OBTAIN IMMIGRATION AND LABOUR SPONSORSHIP FORANY APPLICANTS. - provided by Dice AGILE, BENCHMARKING, BPMN, BUSINESS CHANGE, ENTERPRISE ARCHITECTURE, ERP, INFORMATION SECURITY, MATRIX MANAGEMENT, MOBILE, SIX SIGMA, SOA, TOGAF, USE CASE, VIRTUALIZATION