Business Architect - Senior

Location: Ottawa, ON, Canada
Date Posted: 01-11-2018
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Provide business insight for the development of strategic solutions aligned to architecture, standards, principles and best practices 
  • In collaboration with the SIA (System Integration Architect), architect comprehensive IT solution that support business solutions and meet business needs 
  • In collaboration with the SIA, consult with business, information and technical subject matter experts to identify how a given business architecture can support the business goals 
  • In collaboration with the enterprise architecture team, translate business strategic and tactical objectives into multi-year response plans that deliver innovation and competitive advantage with a supporting business case 
  • Facilitate business strategy integration and business process integration through joint requirement planning workshops 
SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES 
  • Client Management: experienced in effectively interacting and communicating with business leads 
  • Business analysis: familiar with business engineering system concepts and principles as well as complex modeling techniques, able to align business unit sub-processes to enterprise business processes and able to lead functional requirement walk through and quality reviews 
  • Value management: can identify the effectiveness and completeness of business and technology strategies and ensure alignment with IT and other applicable cross-organization strategies 
  • Domain knowledge: deep knowledge of business context supported by ERP and mode of operations 
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills in areas such as teamwork, facilitation and negotiation 
  • Mature perspective on architecture principles and frameworks 
  • Knowledge and experience in agile (scrum / Kanban / iterative development) 
  • Exceptional relationship skills, collaboration across lines of business 
  • Strong communication skills for both internal and external customers 
  • Solid experience of end to end optimization processes 
  • Must hold a valid Reliability (or higher)  level security clearance
EXPERIENCE 
  • Minimum of 8 – 10 years direct experience of contributing to the success of a range of medium-to-large initiatives with escalating levels of complexity and business criticality 
  • Minimum of 5 years in a solution architecture role related to ERP systems 
EDUCATION 
  • Academic: university degree in business or information systems or equivalent experience or combination thereof (required), Graduate degree in Business Administration (MBA)(Asset) 
  • Certifications: Certified business analysis professional (CBAP) (Asset), TOGAF certification (Asset)
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