Senior Manager - Advisory_PI - OTHSolution - PI-Other Performance Imprvemnt - Pune
Ernst & Young Global Limited
Pune, Maharashtra, India
3d ago

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Senior Manager / Manager PI ITAS Enterprise Architecture

The Enterprise Architect is responsible for the creation, maintenance and management of IT architecture models and their lower level components.

They are also required to interpret, use and apply information contained within IT architecture to inform a range of business improvement activities, particularly those involved in the design, development, enhancement and maintenance of IT support systems.

For e.g. The Enterprise Architect is the senior level of Technical Architect. The Enterprise Architect is expected to ensure that the overall ICT architecture is maintained in a coherent manner and that appropriate considerations are made for its security and quality.

The primary role of the Enterprise Architect is to ensure that the respective business, application, data and technology perspectives are in line with the organization’s technology and governance strategies, policies and standards.

The enterprise architect should have done similar engagements in a bank.LI

The opportunity

Execution of client projects or assist Engagement Manager / Director in project execution onsite / offsite, timely completion and implementation / project management according to the defined plan, in a cost effective manner from an Enterprise Architecture perspective.

Your key responsibilities

  • Recommends and participates in activities related to the design, development and maintenance of the Enterprise Architecture (EA).
  • Also may need to setup an EA function and / or implement the EA strategy / roadmap.

  • Manage, use and maintain IT / technology architecture models
  • Researches overall ICT solutions on the market for particular technical requirements and business needs.
  • Implement the strategy for the development of IT / technology architecture work for banks
  • Conducts and / or actively participates in meetings related to the designated project / s, with clients and / or partners.
  • Direct the IT / technology architecture activities Standards
  • Advises and recommends enterprise architecture strategies, processes and methodologies.
  • Implement the strategy for the development of IT / technology architecture work
  • Recommends and participates in the analysis, evaluation and development of enterprise long-term strategic and operating plans to ensure that the EA objectives are consistent with the enterprise’s long-term business objectives.
  • Shares best practices, lessons learned and constantly updates the technical system architecture requirements based on changing technologies, and knowledge related to recent, current and up-coming vendor products and solutions.
  • Participates in and manages Architecture Working Groups for the development and maintenance of the EA.
  • Collaborates with all relevant parties in order to review the objectives and constraints of each solution and determine conformance with the EA.
  • Recommends the most suitable technical architecture and defines the solution at a high level.

  • Recommends and participates in the development of architecture blueprints for related systems.
  • Direct the IT / technology architecture activities
  • Identifies and recommends areas appropriate for further study and participates in any Proof of Concept projects required to thoroughly investigate architectural possibilities and strengthen arguments for their adoption.
  • Control the management of IT / technology architectures
  • Identifies implementation risks and analyses potential impact on the enterprise and on the achievement of scheduled objectives.
  • Control the management of IT / technology architectures
  • Recommends and participates in the design and implementation of standards, tools and methodologies.
  • Control the management of IT / technology architectures
  • Participates in the design and implementation of IT service management standards, tools and methodologies.
  • Design, implement and maintain procedures relating to service catalogue and / or service level management activities
  • Document and monitor service catalogue and / or service level management activities
  • Communicate with others on service catalogue and / or service level management activities
  • Skills and attributes for success

    IT Advisory Skills

  • Knowledge and exposure to various IT Advisory areas like IT Strategy, IT TOM, Enterprise Architecture, IT Process Improvement, IT Cost Optimization, IT Organization Design, Application Portfolio Rationalization, Sourcing Advisory, PMO Setup and services is an added advantage
  • Knowledge of Retail Banking, Core Banking and other peripheral systems in a bank, overall IT Setup in a Bank is an added advantage
  • Client Relationship

  • Respond to client request on timely basis and maintain appropriate working relationship with the client.
  • Interact and maintain relationship with client project coordinator and other relevant client personnel
  • Practice Development

  • Assist in developing industry sector presentations
  • Assist in making proposals and approach notes
  • To qualify for the role you must have

  • 7-8 years in banking / finance with experience in core / retail banking, payments, insurance, banking technology, ERP systems etc.
  • 12-16 years in Enterprise Architecture, offering similar advisory services
  • MBA / M.Tech or equivalent management degree
  • Experience of managing public sector units / banks, RFPs, vendor selection and management etc.
  • Sound business mind & shows tangible customer orientation
  • Has the ability to think analytically and logically and to analyse problems with the aim of implementing practical solutions
  • Is pro-active, takes initiative and radiates confidence
  • Is creative and possesses innovative power in a pragmatic and business oriented context
  • Possesses strong communication, presentation skills and an ability to interact positively with clients
  • Is a team player who has the necessary feeling and spirit to be able to approach and work together with people
  • Can work under extreme pressure and remains able to produce excellent results during work-intensive phases in a professional manner
  • Demonstrate significant commitment to own development; proactively seeks out knowledge, information and training on broad array of aspects that are value adding to the firm.
  • TOGAF certification is a must.
  • Ideally you’ll also have

  • Strong communication, facilitation, relationship-building, presentation and negotiation skills.
  • Be highly flexible, adaptable, and creative.
  • Comfortable interacting with senior executives (within the firm and at the client)
  • Strong leadership skills and supervisory responsibility.
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