What does an Enterprise Architect do?

An enterprise architect is responsible for the entire infrastructure of the company's IT platform. They are responsible for ensuring that the platform meets the company's needs. A few of the main duties of an enterprise architect are designing processes, documenting essential IT procedures, tracking project progress, and maintaining a security focus. They also have to collaborate with other teams to design the correct systems. Some of the jobs titles that an enterprise architect could grow into are director of IT and chief information officer.

An enterprise architect should have 2 years of experience in IT as well as a bachelor's degree in computer science. One of the most important skills that an enterprise architect will have is the ability to use big data. Another skill is knowledge architectural methodologies and frameworks as the enterprise architect will need to be able to implement strategies effectively.

  • Work closely with other architects
  • Implement a business plan with a vision
  • Ensure that a security focus is implemented
  • Work with sales to implement new ideas
  • Provide technical support to sales team
  • Research emerging trends and ideas
  • Evaluate new technologies that can be implemented
  • Create processes to improve business efficiency
  • 2 years of experience in IT
  • Ability to diagnose problems quickly
  • Ability to solve problems effectively
  • Great communication skills
  • Experience with machine learning
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects at once
  • Proven knowledge of system architecture
  • Ability to create a secure platform
  • Ability to work well in a team

Average Years of Experience

0 - 1
0%
2 - 4
33%
5 - 7
49%
8+
18%

Common Skill Sets

Cloud
Cloud Computing
AWS
API Management
Azure Data
Javascript
Agile Scrum
Consulting

Enterprise Architect Seniority Levels

L2
Enterprise Architect
$110,663/yr
Systems Architect
9% made the transition
Software Architect
15% made the transition
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Enterprise Architect Salaries

Average Base Pay

£78,939 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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£57K
Median: £79K
£110K
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