WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR:
We are seeking a dynamic and highly experienced technical leader with outstanding consultative skills earned from your time working directly with clients. As an Enterprise Architect (Insurance) you will be taking an active leadership role in engagements focused on delivering solutions to our clients. You will be instrumental in business-level conversations during pre-sales efforts.
To deliver on these opportunities, the successful candidate will have a proven track record in enterprise and solution architecture within the Insurance industry, and be keen to explore how these skills can be applied in assessing organizations’ capabilities and readiness for change/growth. This will require bringing previous experience to bear in reviewing architectures and making opinionated recommendations on how business outcomes can be realized.
Candidates will be evaluated on the basis of:
•Technical Expertise across multiple technology areas and architectural disciplines
•Consultative skills, relationship-building, and great communication skills
•Breadth & length of experience
•Ability to be a creative problem solver and work to sometimes tough deadlines
In this role, you must be confident engaging in a range of conversations with senior client management and staff, have the ability to lead discussions, workshops, and interviews, and have the technical ability to architect and design complex enterprise solutions. These abilities will be utilized in all cycles of the delivery lifecycle from Proof-of-Concept development to troubleshooting large-scale implementations.
Endava is a rapidly expanding, global organization, and as such, the candidate will be required to undertake travel to work close-to-client as well as to interact with our near-shore delivery teams.
•Work alongside Endava and Client Enterprise & Solution Architects to analyze, define and refine architecture outputs
•Understand and translate customer business goals and reflect these appropriately through the definition of future state technology and architecture roadmaps and proposals
•Actively shape the scope, requirements, and technical approach of projects
•Proactively review customer solutions and propose improvements and strategic direction, in view of client goals
•Working with commercial and sales management to shape and pitch strategic engagements to client stakeholders
•Hands-on experience in Enterprise Architecture within the Insurance industry, including but not limited to Capability Mapping, Application Architecture, and establishing Architectural Principles
•Demonstrated experience in large enterprises working alongside architecture and agile teams, centers of excellence, infrastructure, and cross-functional operations teams
•Strong experience in aligning technology strategy with business strategy
•Demonstrable background in multiple architectural disciplines (i.e. Solutions/ Software/ Applications/ Infrastructure architecture)
•Good understanding of various Agile Delivery Models
•Excellent soft skills particularly in client and stakeholder expectation management
•Able to articulate client requests to technical colleagues
•Highly articulate and literate, with excellent levels of written and spoken English
•Ability to maintain the initiative and focus during negotiations
•High levels of ownership and ability to work across functions to ensure good client outcomes
•Demonstrate how Continuous Improvement is embedded in working practices
•Demonstrable past experience in multiple technology areas (i.e. Java/.Net, Cloud/DevOps, Data/Security) with at least one in modern practices or technology (i.e. Domain Driven Design/Microservices, IaC, REST, gRPC, API platform design, event-driven, stream processing, data mesh)
•Experience in multiple implementation technologies (such as Java or .Net)
•Experience with a variety of modern software development practices and operating environments such as Cloud Computing and DevOps
•An understanding based on practical experience of implementations based around modern architectural styles such as microservices, event-driven architectures, and data mesh
• Competitive salary package
• Robust benefits package (Bonuses, Discounts and Stock Options)
• Diverse activities with a high international share and a wide range of topics
• State of the art technology
• Ongoing learning opportunities – complex projects, training, coaching, conferences, workshops, certifications, online learning platforms, subscriptions, etc.
• We live Work-Life-Balance with flexible working hours, home office possibilities
• Diverse company social life - events, sports tournaments, team buildings, passion groups (e.g. hiking, book club, green team)
• Multicultural environment - working with colleagues and clients across different countries
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