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Enterprise Digital Architect
Admiral Group Plc
Fully Remote
role reference:  wyw_#00237
Location
Fully Remote
Salary
Competitive salary
Contract Full-time
Industry Financial Services
Hours 37.5 - 37.5 Hours
  • React.js
  • Digital Strategy
  • Financial Services
  • ANGULAR
  • DXP
  • DIGITAL ARCHITECT
Description:

The Enterprise Architects operate within the CTO team, taking primary responsibility for the mid to long term development of technology strategy, target architectures, current landscapes and roadmaps which feed into IT Strategy and propel Technology delivery.

The Enterprise Architects also take responsibility for setting out the principles, guardrails, patterns and building blocks for use by solutions architects and delivery teams and assuring, via governance and stakeholder management, conformance to strategy and roadmaps, whilst remaining pragmatic with a focus on business value.

The Enterprise Digital Architect, working within the enterprise architecture team, will be responsible for driving the creation of the digital technology strategy and the vision contained within it. The role holder will maintain ownership of the application, platforms and supporting technologies related to Admiral’s digital customer experience, building consensus, support, and agreement for the future direction.  This requires working and collaborating with senior leaders, engineering, and delivery tribes/teams as well as solutions architects, and other enterprise & domain architects, to ensure cohesive roadmap alignment, optimal use of enterprise assets and well-considered purchasing decisions.

Admiral IT – Delivering Business Value

Admiral IT has a long history of innovation to bring new products to market. Amongst other things, the department delivered a completely refreshed core policy administration system to allow the business to further innovate in an increasingly digital marketplace. The department continues to build on top of and around the core systems to bring more innovation and technical excellence, including cloud adoptions, data, and integration technologies, furthering our digital offerings and realising our ‘Next Gen Architecture’.

Who are we looking for?

We take on many different roles within IT, but we consistently look for people who: -

  • A digital SME with extensive experience in web, app, and digital customer experience technologies
  • Have a growth mindset and ‘can do’ attitude
  • Passionate about technology and making a positive difference  
  • Self-motivated, creative, and highly disciplined
  • Focussed on determining and delivering ‘business value’
  • Have a positive, ‘can do’ attitude
  • Are strong team players, are comfortable with and understand the importance and benefits of collaboration with colleagues across the business
  • Able to work with and communicate to all levels of seniority across IT and the wider business, up to CxO level.

Requirements:

  • A digital SME with extensive demonstrable experience in the digital and customer experience spheres, perhaps with a background as a developer
  • Specific and detailed experience with digital technologies e.g., Angular, React, ‘Native’ and Hybrid development platforms alongside / or other digital technologies such as DXPs and Low-Code platforms.
  • You will have led the creation and development of digital technology visions, encapsulated them into roadmaps and delivered them in production platforms using such technologies.
  • Excellent communicator, verbal and written.

The person we are looking for will also likely have experience of many / most of the following technologies:

  • LivePerson, systems of record portals’ e.g. GW CustomerEngage, In-House Java Web App, React, 1Welcome SSO, GCP DialogFlow, BrandUX SocialConnect
  • Marketing: Adobe Campaign Mgr, Drupal, Heap, ProofHQ/Workfront
  • You will be expected to stay current in the technology domain through research / PoCs
  • You will champion and oversee the design and implementation of best practices
  • You will identify and promote innovative ways of using technology to maximise business benefit

The role holder will also:

  • Be expected to stay current in the technology domain through research / PoCs
  • Champion and oversee the design and implementation of best practices
  • You will identify and promote innovative ways of using technology to maximise business benefit

Responsibilities:

  • Ownership of the Digital Strategy and the vision reflected within it.
  • Lead the refresh of our Digital platform and development of our strategic customer experience architecture.
  • Define evolutionary plans alongside the Digital and Contact Centre organisations.
  • Develop relationships with key business and IT stakeholders to support:
    • the crystallisation of business strategy
    • the creation and development of a technology vision, strategies and roadmaps that align to and deliver that business strategy
  • Acting as a trusted advisor on all things Digital within IT and the business
  • Offering and providing strategic guidance and ensuring architecture principles, patterns and designs adhered to within deliverables.
  • Own and develop the customer layer of the architecture repository
Key skills:
  • React.js
  • Digital Strategy
  • Financial Services
  • ANGULAR
  • DXP
  • DIGITAL ARCHITECT
Competitive salary

CONTRACT

INDUSTRY

Role Type

37.5 - 37.5 Hours
Flexibility:
Working Patterns
Flexi-Time
Compressed Hours
Flexibility:
Workplace
Remote or Mobile Working
Work From Home (WFH)
Flexibility:
Life event
Career Breaks / Sabbatical
Shared Parental Leave
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