Associate Enterprise Architect, Global IT

Indrykket: 10.11.2020

Vestas Wind Systems A/S, Århus N

Are you the next talent within Enterprise Architecture (EA), and would you like to deliver on business & IT outcomes applying and growing your EA & consulting toolbox? If you will be motivated by working with experienced colleagues building the EA capabilities of Vestas, you may join and grow with us as our new team member!

Vestas Solutions VPS Enterprise Architecture
Reporting to the CFO, Vestas Global IT is large-scale enterprise IT organisation midway on the journey from back-office corporate IT to be an agile, scalable and cost-effective digital service provider for the Vestas business and our end customers. We already have several innovative capabilities in place or under development, while at the same time an extremely complex and pervasive legacy environment creates ongoing opportunities for transformation.

Within the larger journey, Vestas Global IT is building a modern EA competency that is responsible for both classical, cross-domain EA and Technology Acceleration for key under-developed capability areas. Under the tagline 'EA is something we do, not something we are', the EA department is the overall accountable for ensuring the needed outcomes and value are achieved through the orchestration of key resources across the organisation. In other words, the EA department is a 'Center of Enablement' rather than a standalone 'Center of Excellence'.

In order to fulfill this mission, we are expanding our Enterprise- & Technical Architecture team and you will be joining a team of three talented team members whose experience covers the range from EA to management consulting, and from big data systems engineering to organisational and digital transformation.

To complement the existing team, we expect you to have your basic IT/EA toolbox in place and be ready to contributing to the Vestas organisation learn and master architecture disciplines, to enable and lift the architecture practices.

To succeed with our mission, you will amongst other things, be expected to be part of developing and propelling the architecture community spanning all parts Global IT - and with the goal to extend this to other business units as well.

You are expected to direct, conduct and accelerate the deployment of the architecture practices developed for the Vestas organisation, through effective communication, training etc. You will need to be a compelling advocate for architectural methodology and thinking to optimise the return on IT investment and long-term value creation in the business.

Within this frame, some of your core responsibilities can be to:

  • Deploy & maintain an EA repository & toolset around ArchiMate & TOGAF
  • Develop & maintain business capability modelling frameworks
  • Develop & maintain current & planned state architectural blueprints methods
  • Support efficient architecture governance
  • Participate in the design & implementation of an ideation & innovation process
  • Participate in cross-functional work with emerging technologies

We look forward to your enthusiasm and insights to improve and support us in such a journey.

To succeed in this position, you will need:

  • Relevant education at Bachelor or Master level
  • Some experience with creating and promoting communities of practice, forums etc
  • Some experience on how to communicate effectively through various channels
  • Knowledge in creating value with landscapes & architecture

Knowledge of at least two of the following disciplines:

  • Enterprise Information Management & Data Architecture
  • Enterprise Integration Architecture
  • Enterprise Architecture in a complex & large-scale SAP shop

Your core competencies will be considered just as carefully as your qualifications, and we are looking for:

  • An outgoing attitude and personality with great communication skills
  • The skills to develop and deliver engaging workshops etc. that produce results
  • The ability to engage/influence audiences and identify expansion engagements
  • Someone who thrives on creating agility out of chaos, and can do it with a smile

What we offer
We offer an exciting and complex job with significant opportunities for professional and personal development in an inspiring environment at the world's leading wind turbine manufacturer and service provider. As a company and department, we value collaboration, simplicity and accountability, together with passion and the right balance between creativity, outcomes and cost in all that we do.

Additional information
The role will be based at Hedeager 44, 8200 Aarhus N - Denmark. For the right candidate, alternative location (e.g. Videbæk or Copenhagen, Denmark) can be discussed.

There will be limited travel activity.

Applications are handled on an ongoing basis. Please send your letter of motivation, along with your CV - as soon as possible – and no later than 7th December 2020 - using the link on this page. For additional information regarding the position, please contact Director – Enterprise Architecture, Benny Pedersen via phone +45 2517 1575. All inquiries are treated confidentially.

About Vestas

Vestas is proud to be the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We design, manufacture, install, and service wind turbines across the globe, and we have installed more wind power than anyone else.

Vestas strives to be the most inclusive workplace in the sustainable energy industry and ensure equal opportunities for everyone regardless of the social identity. We are stronger as a company not despite our differences, but because of them, both professionally and personally. Beyond a diverse workforce, we want to ensure that all of our employees are included and actively contributing to Vestas’ success and innovation. Only then can we become the global leader in sustainable energy solutions and ensure sustainability in everything we do.

At Vestas, we offer global opportunities for people with growth mindsets and the desire to make a shared and positive impact. We work in the true spirit of our corporate values: accountability, simplicity, collaboration, and passion. We expect everyone to live up to these in their day to day work – no matter what you do and where you are in the organisation.

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