Microsoft – Enterprise Architect

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http://www.microsoft-careers.com/job/Atlanta-Enterprise-Architect-Jobs-GA-30301/1127919/

 

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Business Architect or a Business Analyst

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Diferencias entre Business Analyst y Business Architect

http://www.architecting-the-enterprise.com/enterprise_architecture/articles/are_you_a_business_architect_or_a_business_analyst.php

Expected skills and activities Business Analyst Business Architect Comments related to TOGAF 9
Is an intermediary between IT and the business users, follows the implementation strategy with respect to getting stakeholder buy-in and support. x x Both roles require to be positioned between IT and business.
In particular business processes of a line of business. x The Business Architect considers the organization’s strategy and less focused in a specific line of business.
Acts as catalyst to implement strategic and tactical change for the business. x x The Business Architect will focus more on strategic changes.
Works with end-user groups to assist with aligning IT to the department’s business goals. Conduct feasibility studies to define the purpose, functions, and overall structure of business processes x x The Business Architect in TOGAF 9 will use Business Scenario techniques.
May be involved in Business Process Management (BPM). x x
Performs analysis and documents business processes leading to process change and/or system implementation. x x The Business Architect will model and process the business processes.
Operating as a more-or-less independent group that is focused on delivering BPM services x The Business Architect will be working at a strategic level and will be less focused on the delivery of BPM services.
Does not have an IT background, but had, instead, a background in quality control. x The Business Architect must have a perfect knowledge of the business.
Translates user requirements into software requirements that IT can then use to develop software x A Business Architect would not develop and review design specifications for software application. This would be the role of the Application Architect during Phase C.
Analyze and resolve software errors in a timely and accurate fashion x A Business Architect is not in charge of managing incidents linked to applications. IT operations may escalate this to the Development Team, or the vendor. Once a first level of diagnostic done, it will be transferred to one of the architects depending on the domain (technology, application).
Helps to develop and maintain software to support the business processes. Assist in developing system/application architecture. x The Business Architect does not contribute to software development. This is done by the Solution Architect.
Leads and validates enterprise system designs across multiple business applications. x The Business Architect does not lead Application Architecture. This will be done by the Application Architect and potentially the Solution Architect.
Creates and executes test plans to ensure that the functional and business requirements are met by the proposed solution x The Business Architect does not contribute to test plans. This is done probably by the Solution Architect.
Documents and defines processes, eliminating activities that don’t add value and straightening out the flow of the activities. x x In the TOGAF 9 Phase B we would do this by documenting the baseline and target architecture and do a gap analysis, identifying the various business architecture building blocks to be eliminated.
Determining how business policies are implemented in business rules. x x Business rules have to be identified and implemented when business processes documented in both baseline and target architecture. Can be done at both strategic and tactical level.
Analyses customer needs and the processes customers go through to interact with an organization are key skills that any business process practitioner needs to be effective. x x Business scenarios would be used to identify business requirements.
Creates, manages and maintains an optimum business architecture that includes informational, organizational, process, performance and systems architecture. x The Business Analyst focus more on projects delivery. The Business Architect is mostly focused on the delivery of the Business Architecture.
Defines, socializes and implements Business Architecture. Reviews roadmap projects for impact and compliance. x Business Architecture roadmaps will be delivered from the gap analysis.
Identifies and facilitates cross divisional continuous business improvement initiatives. x The Business Architect works at a strategic level and focus mostly on Strategic Architecture.
Member of the Architecture Board, composed of representative process owners who approve any cross organizational business process changes. x Business Architects should be part of the Architecture Board.
Identifies and maintains an up to date picture of opportunities and risks. x x Risks have to be identified during both the Architecture vision phase and the development of the solution.
Experienced in business/process architecture including broad skills in the area of strategy mapping, business analysis skills, conceptual data and process modeling/design, EA frameworks. x The Business Architect must have these skills. The Business Analyst may focus on process modeling only.
Strong work experience in Project and Change management. x x Both roles require these skills.
Proven track record for working effectively with technical and business functions. x The Business Architect must work with other domain’s architects.

Senior Enterprise Architect – TOGAF – Jeddah

Senior Enterprise Architect – TOGAF – Jeddah

Salary: £63738.93 – £95608.39 per annum Location: Saudi Arabia Job Type: Permanent Company name: Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd Job Reference: CWJobs/EA-Jeddah-0911-TOGAF Date Posted: 06/01/2012 23:27:26

Senior Enterprise Architect, Jeddah – Saudi Arabia. Our client who are a significant member of the Middle Eastern banking community have asked us to assist in the hire of a Senior Enterprise Architect. The role of the Senior Enterprise Architect is to expand the company’s use of data, systems, and applications as a strategic enabler of corporate goals and objectives. The Senior Enterprise Architect will help define the Enterprise Architecture using standard Enterprise Architecture frameworks and methodologies. The Architecture elements to consider include Business Architecture, Application Architecture, Data Architecture, and Technical Architecture. Data integration/interoperability including SOA (Services Oriented Architecture) and Information Management strategy will also be key elements of the Enterprise Architecture function. The EA will need to focus on application, database, system, and infrastructure information and data interaction including alignment with the Information Management and Strategy function and other business information domains. The Application, Data, and Technical Architecture will involve the identification, definition, and creation of architecture artifacts associated with reference architectures, blueprints, patterns, information as a service, logical and physical information and data models, interaction diagrams, standards, governance, applications and technology obsolesce planning and management. This includes the support of data governance, repository standards, information infrastructure, and core information management capabilities such as: master data management, data capacity management, indexing and searching across structured and unstructured data in our federated enterprise, data lifecycle management, reporting, data security, data quality management, meta data management, analytics, and enterprise content management. Requirements * Strong business/process knowledge of the Banking industry in the context of applying information management and services. * Proven experience with business and technical requirements analysis, business process modeling/mapping, methodology development, and data modeling. * Strong knowledge of Pharmaceutical business and information flow. * In-depth knowledge and hands-on experience with Enterprise Architecture strategy and roadmap development utilizing standard framework and methodologies such as TOGAF. * Experience and ability to develop Business Architecture, Application Architecture, Data Architecture, and Technical Architecture artefacts covering business process flows, data flows, data models, etc * Hands-on experience with data architecting, data mining, large-scale data modeling, and business requirements gathering/analysis. * Direct experience in implementing enterprise data management processes, procedures, and decision support. * Strong understanding of relational data structures, theories, principles, and practices. * Strong familiarity with metadata management and associated processes. * Hands-on knowledge of enterprise repository tools, data modeling tools, data mapping tools, and data profiling tools. * Demonstrated expertise with repository creation, and data / information system life cycle methodologies. * Experience with business requirements analysis, entity relationship planning, database design, reporting structures, and Master Data Management * Ability to manage data and metadata migration. * Experience with database platforms * Strong understanding and experience of Web services, SOA, and EAI * Object oriented, relational, and multi-dimensional programming concepts/experience * Working technical knowledge of current systems software, protocols, and standards * Experience with data processing flowcharting techniques. * Proven project management experience. * Good knowledge of applicable Regulatory requirements and data privacy practices and laws. * Prior experience in matrix management and managing relationships between IT and the business * In some cases, a combination of performance, education and related experience may be considered as equivalent to the above requirements provided that the individual possesses.
Many thanks for taking the time to review this advert. Peter Hirst.

Enterprise Architecture Coordinator

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Para saber las funciones de un Enterprise Architect, podéis consultar esta oferta de trabajo:

Enterprise Architecture Coordinator

SABMiller– Woking, Surrey (Guildford, United Kingdom)

Job Description

The purpose of the Enterprise Architecture Co-ordinator role is to support the effort to ensure that common architecture decisions are implemented consistently across the business and IS in order to support the business and IS strategy globally. They will also support the process to research, analyse, design, propose, and deliver IS architecture solutions that are appropriate for the business and IS strategies. The Enterprise Architecture Co-ordinator will facilitate the architecture governance process, they will own an architecture repository, and they will manage delivery of architecture artefacts to support delivery of business and IS projects and programmes. The Enterprise Architecture Co-ordinator will facilitate the process of innovation opportunity identification and development, and they will manage the architecture communication channels and communication. The Enterprise Architecture Co-ordinator will focus on five key areas:
Architecture Governance • Work with the team of IS architects and appropriate business and IS stakeholders to run the architecture governance processes. • Own the plan of governance sessions to support timely review of architecture artefacts created by the architecture team or delivered by projects and programmes • Manage the agenda of individual sessions • Ensure attendance of relevant business and IS stakeholders • Capture actions and decisions from the sessions and ensures follow up • Communicate outcomes of the sessions Architecture Knowledge Management • Own an architecture repository • Ensure that all architecture artefacts and outcomes of architecture governance are captured in the architecture repository • Ensure that the captured knowledge is accessible to relevant stakeholders and IS community Architecture Delivery • Work with the IS Strategy function, IS Planning function and Solution Delivery function to plan and manage delivery of architecture artefacts to support execution of IS Strategy and IS projects and programmes Innovation • Facilitate the process from an innovative idea to its execution • Ensure that innovative ideas are captured and followed upon Architecture Communication • Own the communication channels • Support Communication of outcomes of architecture governance, architecture delivery and innovation to business and IS stakeholders • Collect KPI data and report on architecture KPI’s

Desired Skills & Experience

Knowledge and Experience Required Core Knowledge and Experience: • IS Technology degree essential
Role Specific Knowledge and Experience: • Experience with enterprise architecture processes at international level • Experience in business architecture, consultative stakeholder management and planning • Experience of working in a multi-vendor IT sourcing environment (preferred) • Knowledge of enterprise architecture best practice and governance • Experience of working in large scale technology led change programmes • Experience of structuring and facilitating the process of innovation within an IS function (preferred). • Experience of working with SAP, with knowledge of SAP architecture and requirements • Strategic planning capabilities (approaches and processes, tools, deliverables) and ability to understand industry trends, future competitor’s strategies and product roadmaps • Understanding of the enterprise architecture discipline, processes, concepts and best practices • Understanding of IT industry trends, enterprise standards and methodology, TOGAF proficiency is preferred • Experience in issue resolution • Deep technological knowledge Roles, Skills and Attributes Required Core Roles, Skills and Attributes: • Demonstrates the corporate values: Integrity, Teamwork, Respect, Professionalism and effectively role models these for the team • Demonstrates ability to support a team in a global, matrix / team environment. • Demonstrate ability to work effectively with geographically dispersed teams • Ability to build strong relationships with architecture stakeholders, including vendors • Experience of working in a multi-vendor IT sourcing environment (preferred) • International orientation – work experience in an international context (preferable) • Excellent interpersonal, collaboration and communication skills • Experience with architecture or programme/project communications • Excellent planning and organising skills with ability to deliver to plan and deadlines • Ability to identify, analyse and resolve problems and follow through to completion • Strong collaboration and facilitation skills • Pro-active with high levels of energy, tenacity and enthusiasm to deliver results • Focus on quality and attention to detail • Proficient in the use of Microsoft PowerPoint, Project, Word and Excel • Good command of written/verbal business English (& additional location language requirements) • Strong system aptitude / affinity with technology

Company Description

Founded in South Africa in 1895, SABMiller has grown to become one of the world’s largest & most respected brewing companies. With operations in over 60 countries, it has more beer brands in the world’s top 50 than any other brewer and it ranks among the top 3 brewers in more than 30 countries. Every minute of every day throughout the world an average of over 46,000 pints of SABMiller beer is consumed. SABMiller manufactures and markets over 150 beer brands. These include such international names as: Peroni Nastro Azzurro, Miller Genuine Draft, Castle Lager and Pilsner Urquell, as well as major regional brands such as: Miller Lite, Carling Black Label, Aguila, Cristal, Pilsener, Atlas, Snow and Tyskie. The SABMiller organisation is passionate about brewing. From local beers steeped in tradition to brands that are recognised around the world, the company’s ambition is always to offer an outstanding product. Its quality is backed by some of the most efficient brewing and distribution operations in the industry – not to mention its long and successful record of market research and brand development in all corners of the world. Its success also lies in the way it conducts its business – with a respect for partners and employees combined with a desire to support & invest in the local community.
SABMiller’s history is one of exceptional growth and returns to shareholders. With its global footprint of 71,000 employees, strong portfolio of brands and spread of operations in both mature and developing markets, SABMiller is well placed to continually improve on this growth.

 

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Citizant and EA

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Citizant gains a big EA project.

http://citizant.com/ea/index.html

http://washingtontechnology.com/articles/2012/01/04/citizant-hud-tasks.aspx

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EA Jobs

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Quieres trabajar de Enterprise Architect

http://jobs.pearson.com/job/Old-Tappan-Business-Analyst-28within-Enterprise-Architecture-29-2FBusiness-Analyst-Job-NJ-07675/1457937/

http://www.careerbuilder.com/JobSeeker/Jobs/JobDetails.aspx?job_did=J3G5VF67BDY8RSYMTTY

http://www.cwjobs.co.uk/JobSeeking/Technical-Architect_job51701621

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EA Course

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Quieres un curso de EA inicial

http://www.itworks.be/EARWD32-Fundamentals-of-Enterprise-Architecture

O un libro inicial

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/1418498084/itworksthewebsit

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Gobierto TI

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Gobiertno TI – Arquitectura Empresarial. Si, tienen cosas comunes asi qué….

Gracias a la Antonio Fernández de la Universidad de Almería por decirme el enlace siguiente

http://www.crue.org/Publicaciones/GobiernoTI.html

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Arquitectura empresarial con TOGAF en CARTV

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Charla en el Curso de Verano el día de EA.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SNjziFb1zvc

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Explaining *Enterprise Architecture* to non-architects

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En alguna charla de las pocas que existen en España sobre EA, ya he puesto este video.

It’s nice !!!!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W-lHxUUH8l8

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