Business Architect

Paris, London

As part of our business architecture team, you will play a key role linking business and IT for our key customers. Activities include:

  • Working with the project team, helping to empower and advise resources at all levels.

  • Establish and maintain a strategic partnership with the client.

  • Working closely with senior business architects, the program architect and program management, you will be a key player in initiating the IT transformation program:

    • Using and improving Fenixys methodologies to define the high-level scope, and high-level target operating model based on in-depth analysis of the business needs

    • Working closely with business, IT and software vendors to identify the minimum viable product (MVP)

    • Propose an organisation that focuses on building a strong business-IT partnership and smaller, more efficient teams from the outset

    • Put in place the IT transformation MVP roadmap

    • Organising and leading the analysis of business requirements

  • As a key player of the global delivery team, you will be responsible for ensuring that business expectations are met by IT deliveries

    • Defining a scaled agile backlog that reflects business needs

    • Continuously refining and adjusting the backlog based on input from the Agile teams (business specialists, product managers and developers)

    • Clearly communicating the progress to program management and key business stakeholders

    • Organising and conducting cross-team planning events in partnership with client resources

    • Ensuring that the solution is validated from an end-to-end, cross-team point of view

    • Play an important role in managing new requirements, change requests and design conflicts

    • Ease the communication between business and IT

  • In addition to your important client activities, Fenixys is a small company that is growing fast, you will devote some of your time to strategy and growth of the company:

    • Identifying opportunities for Fenixys

    • Capitalising on client activity to refine and improve Fenixys’ methodologies

    • Contributing your ideas about how the company should grow

Your profile

  • You have more than 5 years’ experience working for a financial software vendor, a financial institution or leading consultancy firm with experience in capital markets and/or complex IT transformation

  • You are a self-starter, you do not wait to be told what to do, you can identify where your expertise can be put to best use

  • You have experience engaging with C-Level management but not afraid of groundwork and digging into the detail

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • You have maintained strong relationships with your clients in your current or previous roles

  • You share your knowledge with your collaborators

  • You are highly motivated by capital markets and technology

  • You are prepared to work in an English-speaking environment

  • Experience with standard business architecture methodologies (for example BIAN) is a plus

  • Product management experience is a plus

  • You are willing to travel

 

Location

  • Our main offices are in Paris, London and Dubai

  • Communication technologies allow us to work with our clients remotely from our offices in an efficient way, however, we also value direct contact with our clients whenever necessary. Our current client base is spread across Europe – therefore willingness and availability to travel is a must. You could spend up to 2/3 days a week with our clients in their offices.

 

Please contact us with your questions or your C.V. at recruitment@fenixys.com.

Contacts

FRANCE

54 avenue Hoche

75008 Paris

UAE

DMCC Business Centre

Level No 1

Jewellery & Gemplex 3

PO Box 418796 - Dubai

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