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Integration Architect

Job at Newcastle University in Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear

We are a world class research-intensive university. We deliver teaching and learning of the highest quality. We play a leading role in economic, social and cultural development of the North East of England. Attracting and retaining high-calibre people is fundamental to our continued success.

Salary: Salary in the region of £47,000 per annum.

Closing Date: This opportunity will close when we identify a suitable candidate. We will contact you within 5 working days of your application to advise you of the shortlisting outcome.

The Role

Over the last 18 months, we have reimagined the way we deliver our University IT Services, building a world-class IT department responsive to the needs of our global community. We’re growing significantly and we’ve created new opportunities and made changes to how we work. Our people have been at the centre of this change, with a particular focus on development and opportunities to learn new skills.

A number of exciting opportunities have arisen to join the University’s newly formed Architecture team, which is part of the IT Service. The team is collectively responsible for building a holistic view and roadmap for the University’s enterprise systems and processes, which will enable technology to meet the University’s strategic objectives.

This role is responsible for the integration architecture of the technologies used by the University so their value is maximised through re-use. This will be accomplished by establishing common integration platforms, patterns and techniques, working with stakeholders to ensure integration architecture addresses University and IT objectives and supporting emerging use cases for integration including machine learning and robotic process automation.

The University is an exciting and dynamic place to work, dedicated to world-leading education and research. Benefits include excellent pension; flexible working options; 42 days holiday (including public holidays); discounted travel for the Metro and local bus services; and discounts for national retailers. You can find out more on our benefits web page.

We are committed to building and maintaining a fair and inclusive working environment and we would be happy to discuss arrangements for flexible and/or blended working.

Informal enquiries may be made to Jonathan Taylor, Chief Technology Officer, at jonathan.taylor@newcastle.ac.uk.

Key Accountabilities

Responsible for managing, leading and developing the architecture in which the technologies used by the University integrate, so that the value of integration is maximised through re-use, analytics and machine learning. Working with technical subject matter experts and other key stakeholders, define and agree the components of enterprise architecture for the University as they relate to the individual architecture domain. This will include generation of functional and technology roadmaps that meet the strategic requirements of the University to secure commitment to future operating models. Establish and implement best practices for enterprise architecture within the individual architectural domain, including development of policy, standards, procedures and guidelines, incorporating relevant external standards and share across teams. Assist in the transitioning of new technologies into mainstream service delivery by building competencies and developing processes. Lead reviews of solutions against requirements, architectural principles and technology roadmap, including assessment of impact of non-compliance and recommending alternative options. This will include leading solution architecture activities for the individual architecture domain where appropriate, in collaboration with technical subject matter experts. Maintain a high-level understanding of the University’s business processes and drivers for improvement in order to inform strategy and tactics for the individual IT architecture domain. This will be achieved through collaborative working with senior stakeholders, process owners and Newcastle University IT Service (NUIT) teams, e.g. identifying ways to simplify processes and improve user experience by rationalising and harmonising technology used. Work in partnership with other stakeholders to plan and orchestrate projects. This will include assisting in preparation of project plans, budget estimates, selection of technologies and service partners, providing advice during implementation, proactively identifying issues and risks, and offering guidance on risk mitigation. Identify and analyse technology trends, including prototyping and developing proof of concepts, in order to inform the feasibility and implications of delivering new and emerging solutions. Will encourage a proactive, risk-tolerant attitude to innovation and drives continuous improvement. Assist the Enterprise Architect in capturing and maintaining the overall current state architecture, including capabilities and maps, utilising appropriate tooling and similarly, to develop reference architecture, working in collaboration with other individual domain architects and technical subject matter experts. This will include supporting the development of a Service Oriented Architecture enabling scale-up and scale-out, maximising utilisation and re-use. Builds relationships within relevant communities (both inside and outside the University), utilising networks to gain an understanding of technology trends, best practices and customer plans. Harnesses opportunities to exchange knowledge and experience through passion and resourcefulness. Any other reasonable duties that fall within the scope of the post, as allocated by the line manager.

The Person

Substantial integration architecture experience or extensive experience of designing, integrating and managing complex application integration solutions. Broad knowledge of IT industry standards and trends of enterprise architecture including: Architecture frameworks (e.g. TOGAF; Zachman) Cyber and information security standards Project and programme management (e.g. PRINCE2; MSP) Service management practices (e.g. ITIL) Development methodologies (e.g. Waterfall; Agile; DevOps) Substantial experience of Service Oriented Architectures (SOA) Ability to visualise and create high-level models that can be used to extend and mature IT architecture. Strong analytical skills, including the ability to interpret business requirements and translate into viable technical solutions. Able to rapidly gather relevant information, structure hypotheses, perform cost-benefit analysis (e.g. return on investment) and synthesise solution recommendations (both to promote and discount options). Broad knowledge of business process including disaster recovery, business continuity and risk management. Ability to communicate effectively and influence at all levels across an enterprise including practical experience of change management. Excellent consultancy skills and demonstrated ability to use consultancy models of engagement and tools with a varied client base. Substantial experience with business process and performance modelling, benchmarking, and financial analysis.

Newcastle University is committed to being a fully inclusive Global University which actively recruits, supports and retains staff from all sectors of society. We value diversity as well as celebrate, support and thrive on the contributions of all our employees and the communities they represent. We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from everybody, regardless of race, sex, ethnicity, religion, nationality, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital status/civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, as well as being open to flexible working practices.

The University holds a silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of our good employment practices for the advancement of gender equality. The University also holds the HR Excellence in Research award for our work to support the career development of our researchers, and is a member of the Euraxess initiative supporting researchers in Europe.

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