Vice President, Enterprise Architecture
Rogers Communications
Toronto, ON, CA
1d ago
source : SuccessFactors

At Rogers, we connect Canadians to a world of possibilities and the memorable moments that matter most in their lives. Every day we wake up with one purpose in mind.

To bring loved ones together from across the globe. To connect people to each other and the world around them. To help an entrepreneur realize her dream.

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Because we believe connections unite us, possibilities fuels us, and moments define us.

We are looking for a Vice President, Enterprise Architecture to join our Technology team and who will be accountable for proactively and holistically leading technology strategy by identifying and analyzing the execution of change toward the desired business vision and targeted outcomes.

This role will report to the SVP, Consumer IT and will be based at our Brampton Campus.

The Vice President Enterprise Architecture is responsible for taking a practical approach to supporting the business. This starts and ends with a focus on delivering signature-ready, actionable technology recommendations to business and technology leaders, so they can adjust policies and projects to achieve target business outcomes.

This role will lead the formal Enterprise Architecture program, managing a team of architects in a direct reporting capacity.

  • The Vice President Enterprise Architecture is responsible for helping business leaders enable their future-state business capabilities that, in turn, drive the organization'
  • s targeted business outcomes through the choice of programs, projects and initiatives the organization chooses to invest in.

    The Vice President Enterprise Architecture must be capable of practically applying existing, new and emerging technologies to new and evolving business and operating models.

    Conversely, they must be able to understand, monetize and operationalize new technologies

    Summary of Job Responsibilites :

  • Lead and evolve the enterprise architecture program / function.
  • Promote the business value of the EA program / function and its process, and the results of the EA program to business and IT leaders / executives.
  • Lead the development of an implementation plan for enterprise architecture based on business strategy and requirements.
  • Seek opportunities to highlight how digital business initiatives will potentially impact enterprises' economic architecture and metrics.
  • Track and apply innovative and existing technologies, anchoring them in the business model to assess their potential, and use rapid prototyping approaches to evolve innovations.
  • Formulate, translate, advocate, support and execute business strategy to achieve the organization's targeted business outcomes.
  • Construct technology-enabled operating models and provide viable options and visibility into execution issues.
  • Work with business peers to develop and present business capability models and roadmaps to facilitate discussion and decision making with stakeholders across the enterprise.
  • Lead analysis of the business' future-state capabilities and future (and current) IT environment to detect critical deficiencies and recommend solutions for improvement and driving the business forward.
  • Present a gap analysis and / or IT investment roadmap that reflects the status of the existing IT estate, namely, its ability to contribute to future-state business capabilities around ecosystems and digital platforms.
  • Lead the development of an implementation plan for the enterprise architecture based on business requirements and IT strategies.
  • Lead and facilitate the creation of governance, assurance and standards to guide EA decision making. Defines an architecture framework based on industry standards and best practices (e.
  • g. TOGAF, TM Forum, etc.)

  • Ensure that the optimal governance structure and compliance activities are associated with EA compliance.
  • Required Experience

  • 15+ years of experience in Digital IT, preferably in telecom or similar retail industries.
  • Master's or Bachelor's degree in business, computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering, system analysis or a related field of study, or equivalent experience.
  • Seven or more years of experience in at least three disciplines, such as business, information, solution or technical architecture, application development, middleware, information analysis, database management or operations in a multitier environment.
  • Five or more years of business experience in strategic and operations planning and / or business analysis.
  • Knowledge of business models, operating models, financial models, cost-benefit analysis, budgeting and risk management.
  • Familiarity with information management practices, system development life cycle management, IT services management, infrastructure and operations, and EA and ITIL frameworks.
  • Knowledge of business ecosystems, SaaS, infrastructure as a service (IaaS), platform as a service (PaaS), SOA, APIs, open data, micro-services, streaming, event-driven IT and predictive analytics
  • Comfortable, experienced and accomplished at working with business executives, and able to push back in a professional and diplomatic way
  • Highly collaborative and supportive of business and of its ideals and strategies
  • Knowledge of all components of holistic enterprise architecture
  • Knowledge of business engineering principles and processes
  • Familiarity with basic graphical modeling approaches, tools and model repositories
  • Ready to think, behave and act in an innovative consulting manner to drive the organization's digital business strategies
  • Understand and speak the language of the business
  • Work Location : 333 Bloor Street East (012), Toronto, ON

    Travel Requirements : Up to 10%

    Posting Category / Function : Technology & Engineering

    Requisition ID : 183786

    Together, we'll make more possible, and these six shared values guide and define our work :

  • Our people are at the heart of our success
  • Our customers come first. They inspire everything we do
  • We do what’s right, each and every day
  • We believe in the power of new ideas
  • We work as one team, with one vision
  • We give back to our communities and protect our environment
  • What makes us different makes us stronger. Rogers has a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. Everyone who applies for a job will be considered.

    We recognize the business value in creating a workplace where each team member has the tools to reach their full potential.

    At Rogers, we value the insights and innovation that diverse teams bring to work. We work with our candidates with disabilities throughout the recruitment process to ensure that they have what they need to be at their best.

    Please reach out to our recruiters and hiring managers to begin a conversation about how we can ensure that you deliver your best work.

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    Posting Notes : Information Technology & Engineering

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