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Data Enterprise Architect


Corby, ENG, GB, NN17 9FH

Brand:  RS Group
Function:  Digital & Technology
Work Location:  Working from home

We’re looking for a  Data Enterprise Architect who will partner with the business and technology leaders to create alignment between business outcomes and technology execution.  The Data Enterprise Architect will be involved in offering the Group a wide range of services, from business modelling, creating target architectures, acting in an advisory capacity, performing technical due diligence, portfolio planning and supporting the Office of the CTO in technology related activities.


This Enterprise Architect is expected to be engaged in the largest transformation activities that RS has undertaken playing an important role in shaping the direction of technology investment to support business goals.


What You’ll Do:

  • Contribute to architectures strategies, principles, patterns, policies, and standards.
  • Apply architecture techniques to communicate alignment to business strategy Contribute to the knowledge base of the Group’s Enterprise Architecture, including models and architectural views of supporting business, application, and technology domains.
  • Produce Architecture Definition Documentation for investment and portfolio feasibility.
  • Provide consultancy support for strategic decision making using architectural models.
  • Definition of baseline and target architectures, across multiple domains, in support of strategic initiatives.
  • Assess and communicate the impacts, trade-offs, risks, costs, benefits, and opportunities of proposed solution options.
  • Assure solution estimates for input to Investment Proposals
  • Understand and detail potential disruptive and competitive threats from environmental scanning activities.
  • Participate in enterprise strategy development, including environmental analysis, opportunity identification, value cases and business innovation portfolio development
  • Influence operating model design and organisation skills requirements


What we’re looking for:

  • Strong experience and demonstratable experience of being an Enterprise Architect with exposure to EA frameworks (Zachman, TOGAF) working in Data on Data Strategy
  • Hands on experience being an Enterprise Architect through business transformations and experience with business strategy
  • Experienced in partnering with senior leaders from VPs, CTOs and CEOs to build roadmaps and planning a portfolio


A bit about you:

  • Excited about enterprise architecture and data!
  • Contribute and communicate the Data Strategy and create effective data technology architectures to support group ambitions.
  • Maintain the Enterprise Information Model and accelerate its adoption.
  • Work with the Data Organisation in the adoption of key data technologies such as MDM, AL/ML, BI & analytics, cloud data technologies and emerging technologies in the data space.
  • A natural big picture thinker with an understanding of the key elements of strategy and business outcome-oriented delivery.


We are RS Group

RS Group plc (formerly known as Electrocomponents plc) is a leading global omni-channel industrial product and service solutions provider to customers who are involved in designing, building and maintaining industrial equipment and operations, safely and sustainably. We stock more than 700,000 industrial and electronic products, sourced from over 2,500 leading suppliers, and provide a wide range of product and service solutions to over 1.2 million customers. With operations in 32 countries, we trade through multiple channels and ship over 60,000 parcels a day.


Our vision is to be first choice for all our stakeholders, and we know that starts with our people. At RS we want everyone to show up to work as themselves and know that they will be supported and encouraged to develop and grow. We want work to be a place that excites and empowers, a place where you can be passionate and challenge people to think differently. 

We want to hire the best talent, people who share our values and understand that when we act with respect and humility, we can do great things.  That’s why we’ve put our purpose at the heart of our organisation, we want to make amazing happen for a better world. We empower our people to make a difference, innovate to make more possible and deliver to make it happen.


RS Group Brands:  RS, Allied Electronics & Automation, RS PRO, OKdo, RS DesignSpark, RS Integrated Supply, RS Safety Solutions.


Are you ready to explore the possibilities?

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