Senior Business Technology Architect

Deloitte leads with purpose, solving complex issues for our clients and communities. Across disciplines and across borders, Deloitte Global supports our network of member firms by developing and driving global strategy, programs, and platforms, and creating new solutions and transformational experiences. Our people share a passion for igniting change and a strong service orientation that shapes our organization and those it supports.

We are seeking a Business Systems Architect. The role is a senior architect role within the organization and will engage with leadership, Business Stakeholders, Engagement Leads, TDMs, Developers, Operations and Architects, in a cross functional environment to ensure that our technology architecture is aligned with our business strategy and that the functional and non-functional requirements of the services we build and acquire are fit for purpose and meet the needs of IT and our business. Will work with all architecture domains and business functions to build consensus on architecture decisions that balance the need for fast delivery with long term goals and operational sustainability.

Uses a deep understanding of business valuation, business process and business strategy delivery to ensure that the value defined at inception is delivered and engages with Operations and Service Management to ensure any transformation strategies are optimized for value delivery. The role requires knowledge of the latest technology, media and telecommunications industry trends, especially around cloud and cloud hosting.

Other key elements of the job include:

  • Creation of documentation of formal requirements, use cases, user stories and models that map business strategy, customer demands, and technology delivery
  • Implementing Business Architecture and analysis delivery standards and deliverables, peer training, and the continuous enhancement of Business Architecture and Analysis capabilities within GTS.
  • Active contribution to standards defined for Community of Practice's and project leaders.
  • Timely and accurate escalation of risk and issues for the production and maintenance of applicable project metrics and status reports within a project.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Consults with business leaders and IT business representatives to ensure understanding of requirements and their alignment to future strategic direction of the business/function. Elicits and documents functional and non-functional requirements to meet business needs. Identifies business drivers and anticipates future business and technology requirements
  • Act as a liaison from the technology groups to ensure the value of technology and influence consensus across stakeholders
  • Collaborates with other Architects from all domains using models to conduct analysis
  • Uses advanced level understanding of Business Architecture, Business Analysis, business processes, workflows, methodologies and leading practices.
  • Understanding the strategic direction of the business and related IT platforms, including an in-depth understanding of systems topography and services across the enterprise and how they relate to target groups
  • Collaborates with application developers, designers, and architects to ensure a shared understanding of the business model and the detailed requirements.
  • Establishing and maintaining strong relationships with business and IT partners
  • Manages the progress of projects by tracking activity, resolving issues, and recommending actions; Provides senior management and project management with regular updates on deliverable timeline and project status.
  • Responsible for conducting Design Thinking sessions to gain insights into end user and customer needs.
  • Champions and acts as a conduit for innovation from functions and business units
  • Contributes to project planning and execution for business systems architecture related deliverables.
  • Responds proactively to both business and project issues and escalates appropriately.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

  • All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.

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