Senior Enterprise Architect


Last Updated: 2nd May 2018 (over 4 years ago)

Address
United Kingdom

E-mail
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Phone Number
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Gender
Male

Age Range
55 to 64

Qualification Level
Degree

Languages
Danish, English, French, Norwegian

Summary

Tel: +447973532452
E.Mail Aptids@aol.com
Linkedin. https://uk.linkedin.com/in/geoffyoungasis2b

Educational. Bsc (Hons) 2.1, Computer and Network Technology (University of Hertfordshire)
Current Private Study, Internet of Things, IOT, Smart Cities
Professional Membership:
British Computer Society, Chartered IT Professional (CITP), No 990060855
Open Group, TOGAF 8 Certified Enterprise Architect, No 10040, TOGAF 8 to 9 Migration trained.

Architecture Development Experience
Extensive and broad experience in all aspects of an Enterprise Architecture capability / practice ensuring a balanced approach to transformation and innovation:
• Establishing and enhancing Enterprise Architecture capability within businesses.
• Providing architectural leadership to the architecture team
• Supporting senior stakeholders in the realisation of the business strategy, drivers and motivations.
• Developing Technical & Operational options for the future state architecture
• Architecting and development of digital technical roadmaps for EUC, Server, Network, SIAM [ITIL Service Management], AD & AM in multi sourced environments.
• Target Operating Model development
• Enterprise Architecture start up and foundation documentation, architectural principles, standards etc
• Business & ICT Architecture capability mapping
• Application rationalisation, reconciliation and migration to the cloud
• Detailed hosting architecture design and implementation, on premise & cloud environments, (Private, Public and Hybrid including Co-Location)
• Digital First and Cloud First, covering all aspects, SaaS, IaaS and PaaS and digital enablement.
• Aspects of Data Architecture
• Development of Business, Digital, ICT, Cyber Security, Cloud Strategies and Visions
• Business requirements gathering and problem analysis
• Procurement Architectural Support, specialising in multi-vendor environments.
• Design of high availability architectures, IAW client Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Planning
• Business and Technology Strategy & Vision development
• Application and Technology As Is analysis and architectural modelling, gap analysis for the desired to be state
• Roadmap analysis and development
• Development and adherence to Architectural Governance & Assurance processes, Principles, IS/ICT standards and Governance regimes (Design Authority & its establishment following the TOGAF EA Operational Model)
• Opportunity identification and implementation
• E-Commerce, Omni Channel / CRM
• Business change, business re-engineering and subsequent process development
• Innovative and disruptive technology research
• Mentoring junior and inexperienced architects
• Set up and management of the architectural repository
• Architecture modelling tool selection, Mega, Archimate, iServer, Casewise.
• The ability to explain sometimes complicated technical or business concepts in plain language.
• Ensuring cost reduction, efficiencies and value for money.

Management Experience.
A fluent and influential communicator at all management levels, able to manage effectively in partnership as a chief or lead architect, the complex relationships between the Business, ICT suppliers and Senior Technology stakeholders. Extensive experience of architecting, assuring and managing medium to large projects in Commercial & Government environments utilising Structured Architecture and Quality Assurance & Control Methods, (SMART Objectives, TOGAF & PRINCE). Experienced in all phases of architecture lifecycle from Capability Assessment, Strategy & Vision, Business Case Analysis and preparation, As IS, To Be architectures and Gap analysis, Procurement Lifecycle, Benefits & Requirements Capture and application, Feasibility, Design, Integration, High and Low level Strategic & Tactical planning.
An experienced expat with over 11 years overseas consultancy experience.

Ideal Role
Leading or part of an architecture team on an international Smart Cities Project

Experience

North Caspian Operating Company
Senior Enterprise Architect

   Mar 2017
— Mar 2018

Providing Enterprise Architecture leadership to the EA team and the Architecture function and raising the overall architectural maturity level of the department significantly.

Particular attention has been expended in the development of ICT Strategy & Vision documents and a technical and applications roadmap for the business, encompassing opportunities presenting and strategic objectives of the business to enable significant business & digital technology transformation, encompassing Data Analytics, Cloud hosting, Cyber Security, IoT, Apps Rationalisation and Digital Transformation (TOM and Business Architecture change).

Develop for the client a full strategic document set, foundation architecture, application and technical roadmaps, a Reference Architecture, all created to steer the strategic transformation initiatives to a successful conclusion.

Leading on the following Strategic Initiatives

Development of ICT Strategy & Vision for individual Business units and the company as a whole.
Development of a Disaster Recovery Strategy and Solution embracing "Cloud" Technologies
Development of a Strategic Collaboration strategy & solution and replacement of legacy Telephony equipments
Negotiating strategic partnerships with consultancy partners
Development of a Data Architecture model

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