Enterprise Architect needed at InterSwitch

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Job title : Enterprise Architect

Job Location : Lagos

Deadline : October 15, 2023

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About the Job

  • The Enterprise Architect will be responsible for setting the direction and establishing the approach of an organization’s operations, improving the IT infrastructure, and optimizing their business operations.
  • The Enterprise Architect works to align and integrate the organization’s strategy and programs with associated technology components.

Strategy & Planning:

  • Evaluating internal functions, business development strategies, and IT processes and suggesting improvements.
  • Creating business architecture models to reflect the organization’s strategies and goals and creating and implementing business visions and goals.
  • Suggesting ideas to reduce costs in IT and business leadership.
  • Providing business architecture and systems processing guidance.
  • Ensuring the efficiency, security, and support of the organization’s goals.
  • Creating methods for compliance architecture, such as data storage, metadata management, and change control.
  • Determining and implementing build versus buy strategies, mentor personnel, and views of the overall business strategy.
  • Supports all architectural disciplines and champions architectural initiatives.
  • Reviews existing business processes and establishes metrics to improve business processes, as well as support all architectural disciplines under their direction.
  • Works on highly complex projects that require in-depth knowledge across multiple specialized architecture domains.
  • Aligns architecture strategy with business goals.
  • Defines, explains and advocates technology strategy.
  • Develops and communicates architectural policies, standards, guidelines, and procedures.
  • Designs and implements short- and long-term strategic plans to ensure Interswitch’s infrastructure capacity meets existing and future requirements with regard to employee usage and application hosting

Operational Management:

  • Ensures the conceptual completeness of the technical solutions.
  • Lead teams in developing technology plans.
  • Provides strategic consultation to business and IT leaders.
  • Lead adoption of the enterprise architecture framework adoption
  • Work with business leaders to understand business requirements and help them understand how technology tradeoffs influence strategy.
  • Consults with project teams to fit projects to enterprise architecture, as well as to identify when it is necessary to modify the enterprise architecture.
  • Develop a communication plan for architecture at the enterprise level.
  • Direct the research and evaluation of emerging technology, industry, and market trends.
  • Ensures recommendations are based on business relevance, appropriate timing, and deployment.
  • Approves the tools and components used within the enterprise.
  • Collaborates with project management and IT leaders to ensure progress toward architectural alignment with project goals and requirements.
  • Drive architectural changes through incident management by proposing relevant changes while collaborating with the respective teams for deployment.
  • Lead the change manager team towards continuous improvement of the change management process and ensure the deployed changes are in line with business needs.
  • Develop standards and frameworks towards aligning with business.


  • University Degree in the field of Computer Science or ‘STEM’ major (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) or related field.


  • Minimum of 8 years experience in IT and business/industry including architecture design and deployment, systems lifecycle management, and infrastructural planning and operations
  • Experience in working with multiple, cross-functional teams or projects and influencing senior-level management and key stakeholders
  • Requires exposure to multiple, diverse technologies and processing environments
  • Knowledge of all components of holistic enterprise architecture, business re-engineering principles and processes, and basic knowledge of financial models and budgeting
  • Experience with cloud and container technology.

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