Specifies, refines, updates and makes available a formal approach to implement solutions, necessary to develop and operate the IS architecture.
Identifies change requirements and the components involved: hardware, software, applications, processes, information and technology platform.
Takes into account interoperability, scalability, usability and security.
Maintains alignment between business evolution and technology developments.
Exploits specialist knowledge to define relevant ICT technology and specifications to be deployed in the construction of multiple ICT projects, applications or infrastructure improvements.
Acts with wide ranging accountability to define the strategy to implement ICT technology compliant with business need.
Takes account of the current technology platform, obsolescent equipment and latest technological innovations.
Provides ICT strategic leadership for implementing the enterprise strategy.
Applies strategic thinking to discover and recognize new patterns in vast datasets and new ICT systems, to achieve business savings.
Architecture frameworks, methodologies and systems design tools
Systems architecture requirements: performance, maintainability, extendibility, scalability, availability, security and accessibility
Costs, benefits and risks of a system architecture
The company’s enterprise architecture and internal standards
New emerging technologies (e.g., distributed systems, virtualisation models, datasets, mobile systems)
Provide expertise to help solve complex technical problems and ensures best architecture solutions are implemented
Use knowledge in various technology areas to build and deliver the enterprise architecture
Understand the business objectives/drivers that impact the architecture component (data, application, security, development etc)
Assist in communication of the enterprise architecture and standards, principles and objectives to the application teams
Develop design patterns and models to assist system analysts in designing consistent applications
Functies met A.5. Architecture Design competentie