TATA has a need for a Senior Enterprise Architect
Location: Anywhere USA/Nationwide
At TCS, we achieve real business results that allow our clients to transform, and not just maintain, their operations. Our IT services, business solutions and outsourcing bring our clients a level of certainty that no other competitor can match.
Our clients will experience requirements being met on time, within budget and with high quality; greater efficiency and responsiveness to their business; and the ability to shift investment to strategic initiatives rather than tactical functions.
As a Senior IT Consultant you will be a key member of GCP’s Enterprise Architecture global practice. You will initially be assigned to a client who has engaged our consulting practice to deliver Enterprise Architecture (EA) services. It will be your responsibility to deliver these services in a manner consistent with the GCPs global practice’s best practices and methodologies. You will be expected to work in a collaborative manner with senior members of the client’s organization and with other members of the engagement team.
As a Senior IT Consultant, you will be responsible for:
Participating in and leading strategic projects
Conducting a Goals, Question, and Metric exercise for aligning, defining and implementing overall organization objectives
Participating in client engagements including oversight of business transformation activities
Leading and mentoring other consultants within GCP and across TCS business units
Supporting business development and ensuring high levels of client satisfaction during delivery
Providing project and program support and helping the account management team to develop new opportunities within the client space
Working with Engagement Managers and others to prioritize tasks and schedule activities
Planning and ensuring that project deliverables and project executions are well within timelines
Determining and articulating ROI for individual and overall IT services rendered during client engagements
Contributing thought capital through the creation of executive presentations, architecture documents, and position papers
Required Knowledge and Skills:
We are looking for a skilled Senior IT Consultant with hands-on experience in the responsibilities listed above. Strong communication skills, technical expertise, and attention to detail are essential. You will also be expected to bring both thought leadership and a high degree of broad expertise and credibility to each engagement.
Specific requirements for the Senior Enterprise Architect role include:
Extensive experience with EA frameworks such as TOGAF, or Zachman
Excellent skills in MS Office Tools (Power Point, Word, Excel)
Experience in working with large cross-functional distributed teams in a highly dynamic environment; preferably involving an onshore/offshore model
Experience in advising clients for large-scale project implementations using outsourcing and off shoring staffing models
15 years consulting experience; Pre-MBA work-experience, preferred
Sound, hands-on background of IT services, quality processes and SDLC models
Experience in design, implementation and EA Governance within a large corporate environment
Enterprise Architecture experience at a top tier consulting firm (e.g. McKinsey, Accenture, BCG, Bain, Booz-Allen Hamilton)
Prior responsibility for leading Enterprise Architecture Initiatives within a large corporate environment
Strong and well-rounded understanding of business process management issues, reengineering techniques and sourcing decision frameworks
M.B.A. or Master’s in a relevant discipline from a top university, strongly preferred; Undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or Engineering, a plus
GPA of 3.3 and higher
CISA, CISM, CISSP certification
A good understanding of Portfolio Management and IT Governance structures, a plus
Extensive knowledge of SOA strategies and governance structures, a plus
Knowledge of regulatory influences facing specific industries (HIPPA, GLB, Sarbanes-Oxley, etc.) a plus
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