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Senior Lead Enterprise Architect of Application Platforms to oversee and lead technology transformation for a large Aerospace client

Job Type: Permanent
Positions to fill: 1
Start Date: Jan 31, 2023
Job End Date: Jan 31, 2023
Pay Rate: Salary: Negotiable
Job ID: 126792
Location: Montreal
Our valued client is actively seeking a Senior Lead Enterprise Architect of Application Platforms to oversee and lead technology transformation for a large Aerospace client.

Permanent opportunity in Montreal or Toronto – predominantly remote with occasional need to go onsite.
  • Oversee both internal and external architects working within the Global BIS Portfolio ensuring Enterprise Platform integration, end to end process integrity, and adherence to Enterprise Data strategy
  • Lead Technology Transformation planning in support and enablement of Transformation Strategy
  • Collaborate with Domain Architects, representing senior managers on business specific application needs, to establish overall Enterprise Portfolio Roadmap
  • Be responsible for cross vendor technology platform integration (DB, Application, Storage, Middleware, API, Web, Mobile, Micro services, User Clients) and drive Application simplification initiatives
  • Support application development framework in collaboration with Domain Architects and Business Operations Technology development teams adhering to standards and Cyber guardrails.
  • Establish innovation and prototype framework extending adoption and accelerate value realization integrated with user feedback.
  • Mentor application developers, integration teams, data specialist, and user experience teams aligning to Enterprise Platform strategy.
  • Integrate trends in application architecture in application development projects.
  • Lead Enterprise Architecture framework & Governance, Standards / Standard Solution Building Blocks / Pilot / POC, and overall Landscape planning
  • Establishes Roadmap Strategy, integrate Enterprise Application Platforms and Technology Roadmaps, and balanced TCO controls/Operational Readiness in coordination with PMO
  • Be responsible for consolidating Application Platform Roadmaps and Technology Roadmaps to integrate into BIS Strategic Planning and business case justifications
  • Participate Architecture Review Board process, governance, and effectiveness addressing Solution Architecture, Design Authorities, integration planning, Configuration Management, Cyber assurance, and Roadmap convergence.
  • Synchronize Enterprise Architecture Framework with Program Management Framework to ensure controls and exception management are in-line with TCO
  • Bring together the holistic view of overall Enterprise Architecture capabilities and state of the union across client's digital footprint to communicates the overall landscape strategy to Leadership & Executives
  • Establish technology innovation, assessment, and adoption framework in strong partnership across domain experts to deliver cyber-hardened / user centric operating experience and design thinking  
  • Monitor changes and advancements in technology to discover ways client can gain competitive advantage.
  • Initiate and foster strong alignment and collaboration with project teams, cyber, peers and colleagues and executive management
  • Provide technical capability & skillset assessment in support of BIS Technical Talent planning and core competency management
Must-Have Skills
  • 10+ years of experience as an Enterprise Architect
  • 7+ years hands-on experience in Enterprise Platform deployment, integration, operations management
  • 4+ years experience with working knowledge of Cloud architecture planning (strategy and innovation)
  • Experience with Cloud security principles (SaaS, PaaS, IaaS with Azure or AWS)
  • Experience within the Defense, Aviation, or Finance domain
Nice-to-Have Skills
  • Bilingualism in French
  • Aerospace domain experience