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Lead Information Architect

Lead Information Architect

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Overview (Información general)

To define a robust architecture and design to underpin the development of products. This role will focus on the Information domain focusing on ensuring the effective analysis, storage, access and management of data.

Responsibilities (Responsabilidades)

Defining the Information Architecture

  • Researching relevant literature, communities and forums to gain insight (e.g. best practices, trends, innovation) to assist in ensuring the target information architecture remains contemporary
  • Determining, documenting and maintaining the target information architecture
  • Defining and maintaining information and data design to meet product and business requirements
  • Determining the information taxonomy underpinning the Achilles datasets
  • Establishing information hierarchy and naming conventions
  • Using the architectural strategy, define an information architecture roadmap (as part of the enterprise architecture roadmap) for the business that supports and underpins the product roadmap
  • Analysing options and developing specific recommendations as part of the design of the information architecture
  •  Assessing the impact of proposed information architecture on other architecture domains and on the wider IT strategy and resolve any conflicts as necessary
  • Leveraging knowledge of new technology options and tools to identify and create business improvement opportunities


Design Authority

  • Ensuring that product roadmaps and planned developments are aligned with the architecture and the wider IT strategy
  • Developing a detailed information design which meets business requirements
  • Sign off the information architecture and design throughout the development lifecycle
  • Evangelise the architectural strategy and roadmap at executive level


Personal Development

  • Taking personal responsibility for skills development, particularly to enhance the capabilities in the information architecture domain
  • Actively participating in the performance management process, and taking responsibility for delivering agreed objectives


Team Leadership

  • Coaching the information architects to support their professional development 
  • Undertaking effective performance management, including performance review and undertaking remedial action where required

Qualifications (Cualificaciones)


  • Working for a data services/product organisation is an advantage
  • Previous experience in a solution architecture role (for the information architecture domain)
  • A successful track record of developing architectures which deliver on their business goals


  • IT Degree level or equivalent experience


  • Solution architecture relevant to the information domain 
  • Knowledge of Achilles IT and solution environment
  • Good knowledge of Achilles business model
  • External best practice and trends within chosen domain
  • Taking responsibility for developing own skills and capability

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