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Head of Enterprise Architecture

  • Location: Singapore
  • Salary: Negotiable per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 6 months ago

Job Description:

We are seeking a highly experienced and knowledgeable individual to join our organization as the Head of Enterprise Architecture in a banking environment. As the Head of Enterprise Architecture, you will be responsible for setting directions and strategies at a headquarters (HQ) capacity, overseeing complex and large scalability environments. You will play a critical role in shaping the technology landscape and ensuring the alignment of IT capabilities with business objectives.


  1. Strategy and Planning:
  • Develop and communicate the enterprise architecture strategy, ensuring its alignment with the organization's goals and objectives.
    • Collaborate with senior management and key stakeholders to define technology roadmaps and long-term plans for enterprise architecture.
    • Identify and assess emerging technologies and industry trends to determine their potential impact on the organization.
  1. Enterprise Architecture Governance:
  • Establish and enforce architectural standards, guidelines, and best practices across the organization.
    • Define and implement governance processes to ensure adherence to architectural principles and standards.
    • Conduct regular architecture reviews and audits to evaluate compliance and identify areas for improvement.
  1. Technical Leadership:
  • Provide technical leadership and guidance to architectural and development teams, fostering innovation and excellence.
    • Collaborate with solution architects and project teams to ensure the successful delivery of architectural solutions.
    • Stay up to date with the modern technology landscape, including cloud environments, DevOps practices, and Site Reliability Engineering (SRE).
  1. Collaboration and Communication:
  • Work closely with business stakeholders to understand their requirements and translate them into architectural solutions.
    • Collaborate with IT teams, project managers, and business analysts to ensure the alignment of technology solutions with business needs.
    • Effectively communicate complex technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders and senior management.
  1. Risk Management and Compliance:
  • Identify and mitigate architectural risks and ensure compliance with relevant regulations and security standards.
    • Work closely with the security and risk management teams to incorporate security practices into the architectural framework.


  • Bachelor's or master's degree in computer science, information technology, or a related field.
  • Extensive experience in enterprise architecture roles, preferably within the banking or financial services industry.
  • Strong understanding of complex and large scalability environments.
  • Proven experience in setting strategic direction and defining architecture roadmaps.
  • In-depth knowledge of modern technology trends, including cloud computing, DevOps, and SRE.
  • Excellent leadership and communication skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Familiarity with regulatory and compliance requirements in the banking industry.

Argyll Scott Singapore Pte Ltd
EA License No. 16S8105
Koh Ching Wen (Xu Jingwen)
EA Reg No: R1108631