Information Architect

Location
Perth, Australia
Posted
15 Sep 2017
End of advertisement period
01 Oct 2017
Ref
318/2017
Academic Discipline
Arts & Humanities, Architecture
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
  • IT SERVICE CENTRE
  • STRATEGY AND PLANNING SERVICES
  • JOONDALUP CAMPUS
  • SALARY: Competitive Market Rate
  • ONGOING, FULL TIME

Overview

Within Edith Cowan University’s IT Service Centre, the Strategy and Planning area provides the core functions of Technology Governance, Architecture Services and Program Management with responsibility for ensuring technology services are aligned to the University objectives. 

Reporting to the Lead Architect, the Information Architect is responsible for advocating and implementing the University’s Information Management strategy. This role leads Information Architecture activities across the University and makes recommendations on broad, complex Architecture decisions.

The Information Architect is responsible for developing, maintaining and operationalising the overarching Information Management policy and standards. This role ensures that processes are in place to enable delivery of pragmatic Information Management services to enable the efficient and effective use of University information assets.

This role will work as part of the larger Architecture team and with other areas of the IT Service Centre, assisting in the assessment of business initiatives (including architectural reviews, third party due diligence assessments and solution approach assessments) and providing information and data management services within project delivery.

The successful applicant will demonstrate an ability to lead architecture activities and make recommendations on broad, complex architecture decisions within a defined governance structure. Key to this is the ability to work closely with business areas, understanding business strategy and objectives and communicating in business terms.

The successful applicant will ideally have the following experience:

  • Experience in a similar Information Architect role;
  • Experience with providing general architecture (solutions architect/consulting) services;
  • Demonstrated leadership skills through close, quality engagement with Senior Business Executives along with experience managing teams;
  • Experience with the TOGAF 9.1 framework;
  • Experience working with Orbus iServer as an architectural repository; and
  • Background in systems development or information management (data warehousing/business intelligence).

You will also demonstrate personal attributes that are congruent with the University’s values of Integrity, Respect, Rational Inquiry and Personal Excellence.

Benefits & Remuneration

This full time, ongoing position attracts a competitive market salary, plus 17% University superannuation contribution.

ECU supports a work/life balance for staff. Benefits such as flexible working arrangements may also be negotiated to meet your personal circumstances.

For information on the benefits of working at ECU, please visit our Employment Opportunities website.

Contact 

Interested applicants are welcome to call David Polinelli on (08) 6304 3690 or David Long (08) 6304 3646 for more information.

How to Apply

All applications will be handled in the strictest of confidence. Interested applicants should forward a word format resume and cover letter (cover letter not more than 3 pages) outlining their suitability as it relates to the key responsibilities and experience listed above to recruitment@catharaconsulting.com

Closing Date:

Applications close on 1 October 2017 at 5.30 pm AWST.

PLEASE NOTE: BECAUSE THIS IS AN ONGOING POSITION, APPLICATIONS WILL ONLY BE ACCEPTED FROM CANDIDATES WHO HAVE EITHER PERMANENT RESIDENCY OR AUSTRALIAN CITIZENSHIP.

ECU is diverse and inclusive workplace reflecting the differences in society. Specific strategies and initiatives are in place to address underrepresentation of specific groups. Applications are encouraged from suitably qualified people from all backgrounds.