Job Summary

  • Company
  • Location
  • Keywords / Skills
    Architect Engineer,systems thinking,advisory,Consulting
  • Years of Experience
    3 - 10 years
  • Function
    Full Time, Employee
  • Education
  • Role
    • Team Leader/Technical Leader • Project Management • Database Architect • Datawarehousing Consultants
  • Industry
    • IT/Computers - Hardware & Networking • IT/Computers - Software
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Enterprise Architect
As a Project Manager for Enterprise Architecture engagements who works with the stakeholders, both leadership and subject matter experts, to build a holistic view of the organization's strategy, processes, information, and information technology assets. The role of the enterprise architect is to take this knowledge and ensure that the business and IT are in alignment. The enterprise architect links the business mission, strategy, and processes of an organization to its IT strategy, and documents this using multiple architectural models or views that show how the current and future needs of an organization will be met in an efficient, sustainable, agile, and adaptable manner. 

Some of the responsibilities include but not limited to the following:

• Alignment of IT strategy and planning with company's business goals;

• Optimization of information management approaches through an understanding of evolving business needs and technology capabilities;

• Long-term strategic responsibility for the company's IT systems; 
• Promotion of shared infrastructure and applications to reduce costs and improve information flows. Ensure that projects do not duplicate functionality or diverge from each other and business and IT strategies;

• Work with solutions architect (s) to provide a consensus based enterprise solution that is scalable, adaptable and in synchronization with ever changing business needs;

• Management of the risks associated with information and IT assets through appropriate standards and security policies;

• Direct or indirect involvement in the development of policies, standards and guidelines that direct the selection, development, implementation and use of Information Technology within the enterprise; and

• Build employee knowledge and skills in specific areas of expertise.

• A Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science,/Information Technology/Engineering/any related field.

• Candidates with TOGAF, ITIL or Project Management certification would be an advantage.

• Minimum of 6-8 years experience in related areas.

• Exposure to a range of industries would be ideal, but not essential. Likely industry exposure will include government and finance.

• Analytical and detail conscious.

• Systems thinking - the ability to see how parts interact with the whole (big picture thinking)

• Knowledge of the business for which the enterprise architecture is being developed

• Ability to explain complex technical issues in a way that non-technical people may understand

• Knowledge of IT governance and operations

• Project and program management planning and organizational skills

• A team leader and support with good communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.

• Independent, self-motivated, organized and results oriented individual; capable of handling multiple tasks and achieving tight deadlines.

• Good command of English..

About Company

KPMG first established a presence in Malaysia in 1928 and the Malaysian firm has grown to be a part of the global success of KPMG's network of firms. KPMG's operations in Malaysia are carried out in association with KPMG Desa Megat & Co. The Malaysian firm has over 2,000 staff located across 8 offices.

Our single management structure for all our Malaysia offices allows efficient and rapid allocation of experienced professionals wherever the client is located in the country. The flexibility of this single structure allows us to effectively serve companies across Malaysia, and we have many projects where professionals from different offices work together on a work engagement under the supervision of a single nominated client partner, who has operational control of all resources.

We have established industry groups which enable the delivery of targeted, industry-specific experience, expertise and methodologies. The focus on industry and country-specific knowledge helps us deliver exceptional people with an intimate knowledge of our client’s specific business issues, deep industry expertise as well as an overriding commitment towards service excellence.