Job ID : 934994 Date Updated : August 23rd, 2019

Senior Enterprise Architect – Japan

Hiring Company SG_Infy
Location Tokyo - 23 Wards
Job Type Permanent Full-time
Salary 14 million yen ~ 18 million yen

Job Description

Senior Enterprise Architect – Japan

This role will be focused on developing, articulating and deploying a technology strategy for the US geography to support the business unit growth in the Japan market. Accelerate and scale the strategic technology group capabilities and the technology consulting services with the objective of facilitating execution of our strategy and meeting business objectives of the BU's strategic plans

Areas of Responsibility

1. Technology Strategy and Roadmap Development:

The Unit Technology Officer will monitor and analyze technology trends and changing market needs, understand BU strategies, offerings, client and competitive landscape etc. S/He will identify and evaluate opportunities and risks for business success, identify innovative means of applying technology and / or new offerings, new platforms etc. S/He will present analysis to Unit Head and Unit Management, demonstrate alignment between technology changes and business strategy, clarify queries and persuade BU management to sponsor proposed innovations, provide inputs to prepare a business case for changes, create a technology roadmap and plan of action in order to evaluate, develop and deploy technology services within the Business Unit.

2. Advisory Services:

The Sr Enterprise Architect will plan, organize, set-up and execute advisory services on one or more tracks. S/He will identify and evaluate business potential of such service offerings, organize, enhance and deploy necessary teams, systems, resources etc. S/He will design a "Go To Market" strategy, vet proposals and approve solutions approach, provide consulting services such as audits, validation of solution architecture, etc. for large transformation projects, develop Intellectual Capital within the team, advise client Technology Advisory Committees, track business development pipeline and revenue realizations, take corrective / proactive actions that enhance client satisfaction in order to become a Trusted Advisor to clients on Technology Consulting.

3. Capability Development Strategy:

The Sr Enterprise Architect will identify current and future competency and technology gaps within the BU, collaborate with appropriate internal departments to assess and evaluate technology support needed, create a plan of action, communicate the plan and encourage people to participate. S/He will seek feedback on efficacy of plan and make needed changes, review MIS reports and analysis with Unit Head, rake needed actions, verify improvements in technology adoption and skill upgradation, publish, disseminate and encourage use of case studies, POVs etc. in order to enhance the technical skills, and capabilities within the organization.

4. Change Management:

The Sr Enterprise Architect will listen to feedback from stakeholders, modify and enhance approaches, set these up in collaboration with Unit Head and BU management, implement governance processes that minimize risks, achieve objectives and utilize resources efficiently in order to evangelize technology adoption within the Unit.

5. Networking and Relationship Management:

The Sr EAwill communicate with technology partners, persuade them to invest and focus on the right technologies, solution and services that help make the Unit's strategy execution more effective. S/He will maintain an on-going relationship with clients, build rapport, trust and credibility with them, and gain their buy-in for technology investments and adoption of Unit's services and solutions. Use the network to hire and develop a team of core architects.

6. People Management:

S/He will identify, groom, reward and develop high performers and future leaders, approve increments and promotions within the function in order to engage, retain and develop a committed team


General Requirements

Minimum Experience Level Over 10 years
Career Level Executive
Minimum English Level Business Level
Minimum Japanese Level Business Level
Minimum Education Level Technical/Vocational College
Visa Status Permission to work in Japan required

Required Skills

Knowledge, Skills required for the role

Knowledge: Knowledge of technology trends; IT industry knowledge; Knowledge of competition and client needs; Knowledge of emerging technologies, pitfalls and best fit use cases; Good understanding of roadmap and direction of leading tech players; Hands on in one or more technology domains; Operations management and Systems thinking.

Skills: Analytical ability and problem solving; Relationship building and networking skills; Change management skills; Customer orientation; Strategic thinking skills Entrepreneurial skills and ERP skills.

Industry Expertise: Should have deeper understanding of one or more industries and be able to use the technology expertise to drive the industry/client problems

Leader: Should be able to lead a team of highly motivated and passionate technology professionals, mentor and groom them and be able to challenge them to pursue excellence

Proven: Should have led and scaled large technology teams and delivered significant business value through path breaking ideas, solutions and platforms

Job Location

  • Tokyo - 23 Wards

Work conditions

Job Type Permanent Full-time
Salary 14 million yen ~ 18 million yen
Recruiter Company Information

NEXUS Corporation

Senior Enterprise Architect – Japan - 934994

Company Description

Nexus Corporation is a boutique Contingency Search firm which recruits experienced professionals for permanent as well as contract jobs for corporations in Japan. Focusing on distinct vertical markets, Nexus has been designed to assist clients and candidates in disciplines such as Information Technology, Sales, Marketing, etc.