Enterprise Architect - Digital

Dixons Carphone / IT

Job Number: DC-SF04249

Location: Acton

Contract: Full Time / Permanent

Description

Enterprise Architect – Digital

This is a fantastic opportunity for passionate and modern enterprise architect to join a new architecture team and help to shape and develop a modern, agile and future proof practice that supports the needs of a major retailer.

We are looking for someone who understands enterprise architecture in the digital age and is able to contribute in making a paradigm shift from the traditional approach, to a new, modern approach that is seen to be essential in gaining a competitive edge.

The primary purpose of this role is to provide an enterprise wide Digital architect who meets the strategic needs of DCG. The role will require someone who has expert experience of Digital architecture within an extremely complex landscape, and who is able to define a strategy and transitional road-map for this domain. The role will require excellent communication and influencing skills, as you will be required to work with the HoEA and engage with Directors and Heads of Departments within IT and the business.

You will:

  • Shapes, owns and manages the enterprise Digital architecture
  • Develops and publicises the vision and roadmap that realises the target architecture
  • Helps to define and shape the enterprise principles, standards and patterns for the Digital domain
  • Supports the HoEA, Architects and Senior Business stakeholders to understand and influence key business strategies and initiatives, demonstrating how these can be realised by IT and the business
  • Supports engagement activities with the HoEA and Senior Stakeholders to develop compelling and profitable solutions to business challenges and opportunities
  • Collaborates with HoEA, Architects and Senior Stakeholders to translate solutions into formal recommendations so that approval, priority and budget can be gained

 

You will need:

  • Expert within their area and can give guidance on which direction should be taken, whilst being appreciative of current and emerging technologies
  • Experience of working within the Digital domain, within a complex technology transformation, within a significant retail business (or similar)
  • Proven experience of developing a credible and practical target architecture for the DIGITAL domain, which supports the Business and IT strategy
  • Proven critical analysis and problem-solving skills, with the ability to work alongside the HoEA and the business to develop creative technology strategies for rapidly changing, highly ambiguous challenges and opportunities
  • Considerable experience in Web UX Architecture , including but not limited to Adobe, Sitecore, industry frameworks and hybrids
  • Experience in native Mobile Architecture for Android and IOS
  • Deep understanding Technology, Data, Security and Micro Services within the Digital Domain
  • Broad understanding of Micro Services and SOA in the Digital Age and appropriate standards, topologies
  • Experience of POS online and within stores and PCI compliance

Dixons Carphone is Europe’s number one electrical and telecommunications retailer and services company, with more than 40,000 colleagues across nine countries, including the UK and Ireland. Every day, we use our people’s expertise to reach out and help new customers. What’s more - we’re exploring extraordinary new markets, from wellness to security, so that in an ever more connected and constantly changing world, we can offer our customers the most comprehensive service.

It’s an exciting time to join us and find yourself a place in our growing success story, apply now.