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Enterprise Architect

BAE Systems
£85000 - £86000 per annum
Closing date
6 May 2024

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Job title: Enterprise Architect

Location: Various (Hybrid role with travel when required to London, Frimley, Preston)

Salary: £85,000+ depending on experience

What you will do:

  • Capture the as-is business, application and data architectures for the function
  • Define the future state business, application and data architectures for the function in line with the functional strategy and objectives
  • Define the IM&T roadmap for the function and support the rationalisation of applications within the portfolio
  • Provide IM&T subject matter expertise to the function and collaborate with colleagues and stakeholders to share domain knowledge and best practice, driving organisational capability development
  • Support the development of a single overarching Enterprise Architecture that aligns the business strategy & informs business transformation
  • Work with the other domain architects & the sector architects to ensure that the functional architecture fits within the overarching BAE Systems enterprise architecture
  • Support the development of common architecture artefacts, methodologies, toolsets and processes, e.g. capability models, governance process, EA toolsets
  • Your skills and experiences:


  • Significant experience of business architecture and supporting business transformation
  • Significant experience of IS systems design
  • Solid experience of technical leadership, e.g. Technical Authority
  • Proven experience in developing strategic systems architecture plans and roadmaps.
  • Hands-on experience with business requirements gathering/analysis.
  • Proven experience in design and development of Information systems.
  • Proven knowledge and experience of working within architecture frameworks e.g. TOGAF, MODAF, Zachman
  • IS/Engineering diploma/degree
  • Benefits:

    You'll receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. You'll also have access to additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and employee discounts - you may also be eligible for an annual leave incentive.

    The Group IM&T team:

    The role sits within the Group IM&T team within Head Office. The role of this team is to enable the Company to become more effective and efficient through exploitation of digital capabilities. The team defines the policies and standards for IM&T that are adopted across BAE Systems and also provides assurance of these in order to meet our contractual and governmental obligations.

    This is an exciting time to join a team where you can make a real difference during a time of strategic change.

    Why BAE Systems?

    This is a place where you'll be able to make a real difference. You'll be part of an inclusive culture that values diversity, rewards integrity, and merit, and where you'll be empowered to fulfil your potential. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently underrepresented within our industry, including women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals.

    We also want to make sure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. If you have a disability or health condition (for example dyslexia, autism, an anxiety disorder etc.) that may affect your performance in certain assessment types, please speak to your recruiter about potential reasonable adjustments."

    Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and your place of birth may limit those roles you can perform for the organisation.

    Closing Date: 6th May 2024

    We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.


    BAE Systems plc is a British multinational defence, security and aerospace company head-quartered in London in the United Kingdom and with operations worldwide.

    Recognising that our people are our top priority we have set ourselves a number of corporate targets to improve the diversity and inclusiveness of our workforce, including uplifting our female representation in leadership roles by 15% by 2015. We recognise the challenge that this target presents, knowing that engineering is often seen as a “man’s world”. 

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