Domain Architect - Customer and Commerce

Posted 26 January 2023
Salary 90000-100000
Job type Permanent
Discipline Business Change & Transformation
Contact NameCallum Gough-Mackay
Remote working Hybrid/Flexible

Job description

Domain Architect – Customer and Commerce
Location – Hammersmith, London
Hybrid Working
Salary - £85,000 / £95,000 per annum + 12% Bonus + Private Med

The Role

The Domain Architect is responsible for leading and developing the future state architecture for the given domain including the delivery of solution architecture for projects within the domain. As the domain architect you will become the go to person within IT when it comes to knowledge and understanding of the given domain.
Working with the Enterprise Architect, Business, and IT Delivery teams the domain architect will be responsible for building and maintain a clear view of the IT landscape within the Supply Chain and Finance arm of the business, the drivers for change, and articulate the need for change being driven by either the business or technology obsolescence or debt.
The domain architect will also lead solution design for projects within the given domain. This will include the delivery of solutions options and solution design, ensuring they are well documented, adhere to the core Harrods architectural principles and have been through appropriate governance.

Main Responsibilities
  • Deliver and maintain high level architecture documentation for the given domain as part of maintaining the overall IT Architecture landscape – Current state architecture, future state architecture.
  • Identify architectural debt and risks within the domain and work with the Enterprise Architect to drive these through to a future landscape and identify their related projects required to deliver the changes.
  • Lead and deliver solution architecture for the given domain for new projects and programs.
  • Delivery of the solution options and architectural blueprints that will drive delivery for the projects.
  • Ensure that solutions are being delivered against the documented blueprints and that issues are resolved, and design changes captured and documented and that the domain landscapes reflect the changes.
Key Skills
  • Ability to document and articulate complex architectures at a high level for a given domain.
  • Ability to identify changes required within a given architecture to deliver business change, architectural simplification, or removal of technical debt.
  • Ability to deliver complex solution design covering data, application, and integration.
  • Developed analytical skills with the ability to solve complex and ambiguous problems.
  • Well-developed team leadership skills.
  • Well-developed written and verbal communication, negotiation, and persuasion skills.
  • Ability to think logically to analyse and solve problems.
  • Able to build a consensus and drive and agree technical direction.
  • Experience with architectural frameworks, tools, service-oriented architecture and building architectural artefacts.