Business Architect

Business Architect

- 6 month Fixed term contract

- Paying between £75 - £80 per hour

- Inside IR35

- SC Cleared role

Job Description

looking for or a Business Architect contractor to join our Capability team. Initially for a fixed term of 6 months to develop and deliver the 'As Is' Business Architecture, however, there is a possibility to extend the position beyond 6 months to develop the 'To Be' and to implement this.

What you will do:

Provide a description of the current structure and interaction between the business strategy, functions, business processes and information needs.

  • Promote a (i.e. NAF) methodology to capture the different types of architecture and the architectural lifecycle

  • Describe the current service, data and product architecture and lifecycle thereof

  • Identify all stakeholders and how they interact with our services and product architectures

  • Elicit all stakeholder concerns

  • Provide the architectural viewpoints that describe the current 'as is'

  • Provide dashboard / modelling input / tooling to enable all stakeholders to interact with the business architectural viewpoints

  • Select the most appropriate cost effective tools to do the job

  • Provide appropriate configuration management of the models

  • Capture the CS3 tactical and strategic goals, ensure traceability through the line of business, and map to metrics to provide ongoing governance.

Essential Skills

  • Prior experience as either an enterprise architect or a business architect etc.

  • Experience of using either TOGAF 9.3 or NAF V3

  • Experience capturing 'as is' architectures / operating models

  • Familiarity with architectural frameworks

  • Knowledge of ISO42010:2011

  • Experience of managing complexity

  • Experience of creating viewpoints that have a specific purpose

  • Presenting to technical and non-technical audiences and ensure full understanding at various levels

  • Experience using model-based representations that can be adjusted as required to collect, aggregate or disaggregate complex and conflicting information about the business

  • The ability to visualise and create high-level models that can be used in communication and future analysis to extend and mature the business architecture

  • Experience in modelling business capabilities and processes using a variety of tools and techniques

  • Experience in the defence sector

  • Knowledge about defence support contracts