Enterprise Architect

Updated: 2 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 15 Feb 2024

Te Ratonga Tautoko Hangarau | Digital Services
Located in Ōtautahi | Christchurch, Aotearoa | New Zealand

  • Full-time 37.5 hours per week (1.0 FTE)
  • Continuing (permanent) position
  • Generous annual leave provisions and professional development opportunities

Kia hiwa rā, kia hiwa rā!

He hiahia, he pūkenga nōu ki te mahi a te Enterprise Architect? Nāia te pōwhiri nā Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha kia tono mai i te tūranga nei.

Āu Mahi | What You Will Do

As an Enterprise Architect you will seek to understand and evaluate the organisational impact of new technologies and digital services; and creatively apply innovative thinking and design practices in identifying solutions that will deliver value for the benefit of the customer/stakeholder.

You will facilitate collaboration between stakeholders (who often have diverse goals) therefore you are an influential communicator experienced in working with colleagues at all levels across the organisation to both technical and non-technical audiences articulating business objectives.

The Enterprise Architect has overall ownership of UC's Enterprise Architecture (including the architecture, artefacts, their repositories, and practice frameworks), and is therefore responsible for the efficiency, effectiveness, and quality of the entire Architecture Team.

Mōu | Who You Are

As a senior digital professional you will have a minimum of 15 years in the IT/Digital industry, where at least 5 is as a senior architecture position related to Enterprise Architecture. Ideally you will have:

  • Minimum Bachelor's Degree or Graduate Diploma (NZQA Level 7) in IT (however a Bachelor's Degree in Enterprise Architecture desirable or Master's Degree such as MBA desirable)
  • TOGAF (The Open Group Architecture Framework) certification desirable
  • Demonstrable experience in effectively implementing and applying Enterprise Architecture frameworks (including documentation standards, tools, artefacts, processes, and methodologies).
  • Demonstrable experience in leading a team of diverse Architects.
  • Demonstrable experience in being a senior/lead Architect in the Implementation of one or more significant technology platforms across an organisation.
  • Architecture experience in the Higher Education industry highly desirable.

Mahi Ngātahi | Who You Will Work With

Building world-class digital capability is crucial to the University of Canterbury's ongoing success. Digital strive to provide a dynamic foundation from which the University (UC) can explore new business models and ways of working. Digital will transform how we work, behave, and the expectations of the communities we service. 

Ngā Painga o UC | Why UC

Ngā Uara | Our Values of manaakitanga, whanaungatanga and tiakitanga guide our decisions and behaviour and provide a roadmap for how we do things at UC, affirming our commitment to pastoral care and support for our ākonga and staff. They challenge and inspire us to be the best we can, and make UC a great place to work and study. For more info on Ngā Uara | Our Values visit us here .

We are committed to accessible higher education, service to the community and the encouragement of talent without barriers of distance, wealth, class, gender or ethnicity. The University explicitly aims to produce graduates and support staff who are engaged with their communities, empowered to act for good and determined to make a difference in the world.

We offer a range of fantastic benefits including flexible work practices, study opportunities and generous superannuation and leave provisions. For more information, please visit us: https://www.canterbury.ac.nz/joinus/benefits/ .  For more information about Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha | University of Canterbury, please visit https://www.canterbury.ac.nz/

The closing date for this position is: 15 February 2024 (midnight, NZ time)

Pēhea te tono mai | How You Apply

Applications for this position must be submitted via our careers website and should include a cover letter and resume.

Please note, we do not accept applications by email, however we are happy to answer your queries in relation to the application process, please forward these to [email protected]

You must have Aotearoa New Zealand or Australian citizenship/permanent residency to be considered for this role. If you hold a valid work visa and are physically present in New Zealand then you may also be considered.


Job Details
Reference # 19097
Posted on 09 Feb 2024
Closes on 15 Feb 2024 23:55
Location(s) Christchurch
Expertise Information Technology
Job level(s) Experienced
Work type(s) Continuing (Permanent) full-time
More details (document) Enterprise Architect_PD.pdf
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