PURPOSE To define and maintain the end-to-end architecture for adomain, perform architecture design for epics and features of the domain, withattention to non-functional requirements, optimal integration with otherdomains and platforms and a good balance between cost and quality, and toadvise on implementation planning and provide guidance to feature engineers andengineers on execution according to architectural design.
MAIN ACTIVITIES Scope Independently performs architecture activities forincremental changes (maintaining and extending existing solutions) and innovative changes (conceivingnew solutions for emerging opportunities) for a domain.
Contribution to business value Designs, advises and presents (target)architectures and roadmaps, and provides architecture guidance and validations.
Assists in definitionof (global) architecture standards. Stakeholder management Manages stakeholders up to senior management level within adomain for the scope of a tribe or program.
Knowledge Masters engineering skills. Hassubstantial content and architecture knowledge of one or more domains (technologies, applications, businessprocesses).
Masters full set of architecture skills. Autonomy Works mainly independently, sometimes under limitedguidance. Seeks mentoring of more senior colleagues.
Go-to person Is go-to person for Engineers, Product Owners, Architectsand Management for architecture advise and execution validation.
Guidance skills Independently creates easy to read and structured documentsand visualisations. Is able to coach more junior colleagues.
Strategic Supplier Management Maintains(strategic) supplier relationships with one or more suppliers in his / her owndomain.
Contributesto the development of ING requirements for package solutions. Risk, Security and Reliability Thoroughly understands the Risk, Security & Reliabilityrequirements for his / her scope.
Breaks down desired (business and IT) themes intoepics and features, that can be further refined into implementable stories.
Defines together with the Product Owner user stories to further improve thequality of the domain; Defines realistic and ambitious ImplementationRoadmap, also taking non-functional requirements into account.
Assists the mandated Product Owner of all(application) interfaces from his domain, including everything required in theIT chain that fulfils the functional, non-functional, Risk and Securityrequirements of these interfaces.
Designs, aligns, matures and realizes all(application) interfaces of his domain, including the required IT chain; Provides guidance to Engineers, Product Owners,chapter leads, managers and teams / squads for the domain, by describing designpatterns in Cookbooks together with the Engineering discipline.
Validates that the architecture is implementedaccording to plan, minimizing technical debt. Escalates to management ifnecessary.
Regular contacts with internal stakeholders (engineers, product owners),with a view to exchanging information; Regular contacts with managers (IT Area Leads) and representatives of ITand business departments with a view to advising, persuading.
External contacts Is a member of the architects' community; Regular contacts with external suppliers or partners to exchangeinformation about solving architectural problems, modifying or updating thearchitecture, to discuss the requirements and quality attributes for thearchitecture.