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Senior Enterprise Architect

SSE plc

Location: Aberdeen City, Edinburgh, Perth and Kinross, Portsmouth, Reading, Renfrewshire

Job Type: Full time


SSE has big ambitions to be a leading energy company in a low carbon world. Following our commitment to invest £20.5 billion in low carbon projects to 2027, we have significant growth plans and are well on our way to achieving our ambition to build a world that's more sustainable and inclusive for you, your family, the community you live in and for generations to come.

Join us on our journey to net zero and help us power change.

About the Role

Base Location: Reading, Havant, Glasgow, Perth, Edinburgh and Aberdeen

Salary: £53,100 - £79,700 + performance-related bonus and a range of benefits to support your finances, wellbeing and family.

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time | Flexible First options available

- Input to strategic planning to align technology investment with business strategies.

- Manage the portfolio of application and technology services to support the management of risks, costs and quality.

- Define & assure principles, standards and guardrails to align the organisation to strategic direction and adopt best practice.

- Assess new demands & opportunities to inform prioritisation based on strategic alignment, and to promote reuse of solutions and alignment to technology standards.

- Research, prototyping and showcasing to enable innovation.

What do I need?

To be considered for this role, we would love you to have:

- Ability to work in environments that are undergoing change, working in an iterative and adaptive manner.

- Excellent relationship building and interpersonal skills in areas such as teamwork, facilitation, influencing and negotiation with a wide range of stakeholders up to C-level.

- Relevant or transferrable skills and experience in Corporate environments.

- Experience across business, application, data and technology architecture would be advantageous.

- Ability to quickly comprehend the functions and capabilities of new technologies, assess their suitability to the respective business unit context and estimate the financial impact of adopting them.

About our Business

SSE IT underpins the technology needs of all the different businesses that make up the SSE group. From emerging technologies to data and analytics to cyber security - we power SSE's growth and enable it to generate value, while keeping it secure. As a trusted business partner that helps SSE lead in a low carbon world, we are proud of our service. Working for SSE IT is all about equipping SSE for now and the future.

What's in it for you?

We offer an excellent package with 34 days annual leave entitlement. Enhanced maternity/paternity leave, discounted healthcare, salary sacrifice car leasing and much more, view our full benefits package on our careers site.

As an equal opportunity employer we encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments you need during the application, assessment and upon joining SSE. Search for 'Inclusion & Diversity at SSE' to find out more.

Further actions

All applications should be made online, and I'll be back in touch after the vacancy closing date to let you know the outcome.

If you would like to discuss any working flexibly requirements or adjustments you may require throughout the recruitment and selection process, please contact / 01738 275846.

Before commencing your role with SSE, you'll need to complete our pre-employment screening process. This will consist of a criminality and credit check.



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