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Updated 2017-10-16
Activated 2017-10-16

Head of Enterprise Architects

  • ★★★★ Manager Level
Company Name

Ahead Consulting

Job Type
Ahead Consulting
IT (PC, Web, Unix) - Project Manager
IT (Mainframe) - Project Manager
IT (Mainframe) - Project Manager
Industry Insurance
Location Asia Japan Tokyo

Job Description Ahead Consulting is looking for a Head Of Enterprise Architects to work at a large international insurance organization in Tokyo. The role will focus on establishing strong working relationships and trust with technology and business stakeholders to ensure that technology teams are able to work together in defining the technology response to business strategy.

The ideal candidate will provide architecture direction and guidance in terms of high level solution architecture. In addition, he/she will provide business development and project teams with architecture insight and guidance.

Architecture Leadership – provide thought leadership, domain knowledge and a strategic architectural approach to the definition of both new business proposals and project solution architectures
Relationship Management – establish credibility with business and technology stakeholders
Project Delivery – responsible for the definition and delivery of enterprise and solution architectures for projects
Leadership/Direction – able to lead teams during project delivery, often outside of the role’s direct area of influence, responsibility for the strategic approach to defining solutions and what is in the best interest of the company

Insurance experience
Can demonstrate senior responsibility for defining enterprise solutions, working at a senior management level to engage with business and technology leadership to both define and deliver technology change projects
Experience in both customer facing and back-office change programs
Ability to use architecture models and frameworks to support business and technology design decisions and to conceptualize and architect common frameworks for multiple applications/modules.
Experience in guiding large project teams technically and mentor the team to perform design, proof-of-concepts, and prototypes.
Experience of designing large complex solutions often involving change in multiple applications, including digital technologies (web, digital, mobile, BPMS, ECM).
Familiar with different SLDC development frameworks including agile and iterative.
Understanding of cross platform technologies and frameworks including J2EE, Microsoft, Oracle, middleware/integration (ESB, XML, SOA, web services) and digital (web, mobile) technologies.
Experience of UML, Use Cases, and modelling techniques
University Graduate
Architecture Framework Qualifications (TOGAF, Zachman) desirable
English Level Business Conversation Level (TOEIC 735-860)
Japanese Level Business Level(JLPT Level 2 or N2)
Salary Depends on experience   

Head of Enterprise Architects

Salary:  Depends on experience
  • ★★★★ Manager Level