Lead Enterprise Architect

Lead Enterprise Architect

Job Id : 5877
Posted : 2021-10-19
Employment Type : Full Time, Permanent
Required Skills : English2, Japanese2, Insurance, Application Development
City : Chiyoda-ku
State : Tokyo
Country : Japan
Annual Salary : ¥5,000,000 ~ ¥7,000,000

Job Description

Position Name : Lead Enterprise Architect 

A key role in insurance domain to support various application development projects, by providing the solution architecture or enterprise architecture consultation to the senior IT leaders in insurance clients' organization.


Key Accountability

  • Enterprise architecture management for Insurance business
  • Enterprise architecture planning and consulting for life insurance business
  • Analyze the impact from technology or architecture revolution.
  • Provide solution architecture for insurance client
  • Solution owner for major insurance system development projects
  • Insurance system consulting
  • Understand the demand on system changes from the client company
  • Break down the request into tech requirements and system delivery tasks
  • Support tech delivery, manage task progress and issues



Critical Technical Competencies

  • Core Java / Open system designing and programming skills
  • Service Oriented Architecture knowledge, with various messaging middleware experiences (WAS, JBoss, IIS, MQ)
  • API/MicroService technical background
  • Data architecture with DWH, DataMart, Data Lake, Data Analytics and/or Data Intergration experiences (ETL skills is nice to have)
  • Database knowledge (RDB:  Oracle preferred, and/or DB2, MySQL, NonSQL: mongoDB, DyanmoDB etc)
  • Business Architecture in Insurance domain (prefer to have)
  • IT security and goverance experience and knowledge

Management Capability and Leadership Competence

  • Customer Centricity: Be attentive, available and proactive to solve problems faced.
  • Teamwork: Work well with team mates to improve team productivity and efficiency
  • Ability to work and communicate effectively and efficiently with limited supervision
  • Maintain an ethical conduct and behave with integrity
  • Be results oriented, keep track of tasks assigned and team KPIs and keep superiors informed of status of tasks
  • Demonstrate an open mind to new ideas and changes that enhance the operational methods used.
  • Continually seek to gain knowledge, and introduce new and innovative solutions to overcome challenges

Position Requirements (Experience & Qualifications)

  • Solid understanding of Insurance application system and enterprise architecture.
  • 10+ yrs experience working in application development in open system area.
  • 5+ yrs experience in enterprise architecture management. TOGAF proficiency desirable
  • Ability to negotiate with different stakeholders to align priorities.
  • Language Requirement: Bilingual in Japanese (JLPT N2 or higher) and English (TOEIC 800 or higher)


  • Annual salary increase
  • Bonus once a year
  • Complete social insurance
  • Full payment of transportation expenses
  • Kanto IT Software Health Association
  • E-learning available
  • Orientation for new employees
  • Available for training programs (domestic and overseas)

About Hiring Company

  • This company is one of the largest IT consulting companies in Europe, with more than 200,000 employees based in locations in over 40 countries.
  • As a global leader in consulting, technology services and digital transformation, they were established in 2013 as a Japanese corporation of the world's leading IT consulting company at the forefront of innovation, and they offer a wide range of integrated services with the highest level of technology and abundant expertise. 
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