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EY Technology Consulting Strategy & Architecture 


General information :

: Permanent / Full-time
: Hybrid

Our Technology Strategy & Transformation team specialises in supporting our clients on business and digital enablement through technology strategy, architecture and advisory services. Technology Strategy & Transformation operates within a global and EMEIA network across EY and provides CTOs, CIOs, CXOs, and COOs with insight and services to support the derivation of business value from technology investments. Our services cover the entire spectrum from Strategy development to architecture and solution design through to execution.
As an Enterprise Architect (Senior Manager) you will be helping our clients to solve their business problems and to take advantage of opportunities in an ever-changing marketplace. You will be working with clients’ stakeholders, leadership, and subject matter experts, to build a holistic view of the client’s organisation strategy, business processes, applications, information, and technology assets. You will link the business mission, strategy, and processes of an organisation to its IT Strategy, and document this using multiple architectural models or views that show how the current and future needs of an organisation will be met in an efficient, sustainable, agile, and adaptable manner.
You will play a key role in supporting the development of new client relationships and strengthening existing ones. You will also help our clients, who are industry leaders, navigate the complexities of technology issues facing their businesses. As part of this growing team, you will also get to help shape the innovative culture that makes EY such a great place to work.Personalised career development including coaching, work experiences and formal learning, so you’ll develop the mindset and skills you’ll need to succeed in the future. Transformative leadership, we will give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
When you join EY, you will be supported to ensure that you are enhancing your skills from day one. As you grow and develop here, you’ll discover opportunities to help customise your career journey, so that it’s as unique as you are.
We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, with a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. Your experience in EY will also include:
• Free enrolment in EY’s Tech MBA Programme accredited by Hult International Business School
• Discounted health insurance
• Pension
• The purchase of additional annual leave
• Hybrid Working model

Your key responsibilities

Within Technology Strategy & Transformation, you'll work as part of a multi-disciplinary and high-performing team of problem solvers with extensive experience helping organisations solve their complex business issues from strategy to execution across different industries and technology solutions such as Manufacturing 4.0, IoT, consumer goods, healthcare, agrifoods, and identity management, in one or more of the following areas:
• Assist clients with the development and implementation of technology and digital strategies, and the delivery of Enterprise Architecture services and tool
• Lead medium to large projects/workstreams reporting directly to the client and become a trusted advisor
• Support the planning, execution and delivery of engagements including technology transformations and technology related services
• Work effectively as a team member, sharing responsibility, providing support, and maintaining communication with team members and leadership on progress
• Build strong internal relationships within EY Technology Consulting and across our other service lines
• Support the growth of the practice through development of relevant industry and technology Thought Leadership material
• Coach and mentor team members and provide performance feedback
• Ensure and adhere compliance to EY quality and risk management processes across projects and other interactions
• Support preparation of bids/tenders and take lead on key elements of response

• An undergraduate or graduate degree
• A minimum of 5+ years of practical experience in delivering technology services including Technology/Digital Strategy, Enterprise Architecture, Solution Architecture, System Implementation and Agile Software Development.
• Subject Matter Expert (SME)/proficient in at least one Enterprise Architecture Domain (Applications, Data, Infrastructure, Security, Integration)
• Experience in leadership/management roles including project management and managing teams

• Experience within any of the following industries/sectors: Manufacturing, Retail and Consumer goods, Healthcare, Agri-foods, and Energy
• Experience in identifying client needs and the ability to reason logically and creatively to provide options and recommendations to resolve problems.
• Understanding of business and technology requirements to develop scalable application architectures and recommend courses of action to ensure technology is consistent, usable, secure and adds value to the business
• Experience in creating architecture standards, frameworks and best practices that supports business goals
• Ability to examine technology vision, opportunities and challenges, in addition to exploring emerging technologies and innovations
• Understanding and experience in software development framework/methodology e.g. Agile, DevOps and cloud-based technology e.g Azure, AWS
• TOGAF, Scrum, ITIL, PMP, Prince2 certification, any domain specific certification, any technology vendor certification (Microsoft, AWS, Oracle etc) or management certification.
• Ability to use abstract thinking to connect the dots from a technological/architectural standpoint.
• Ability to build and maintain business relationships with vendors and partners, interface with technical and non-technical stakeholders
• Proficient in project management and business development
• Proficient in using EA tool, office connectivity and productivity tools including Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
• Ability to use effective written and verbal business communication skills when interacting with clients and team members.

We recognise the strength that comes from having a diverse workforce and building a culture where we support all our people to achieve their potential. You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.

CIPD 2020 Diversity and Inclusion Winner, GreatPlaceToWork’s Top 20 UK’s Best Workplaces for Women 2020 (Super Large Category) And Times Top 50 Employers for Women 2019 & 2020.

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