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Enterprise Business Architect

The Company:  Aflac Columbus
The Location: 

Remote, US Columbus, GA, US, 31999

The Division:  Digital Services
Job Id:  194

Job Summary

This role is will assist in the development of the enterprise business architecture (EBA), which represents the requirements, principles and models for the enterprise's people, financials, processes and organizational structure. This position will work with a range of people in business and IT to help in facilitating the development of artifacts. These artifacts are used to guide the business toward a defined future state


Principal Duties & Responsibilities

Provides overall direction, guidance and definition of an enterprise business architecture..


Engages business owners and leads discussions relative to future enterprise direction; aligns architectural strategy with technology goals


Collaborates with other architects throughout the organization to ensure that the EBA supports, reflects, advances, and integrates with the overall enterprise architect efforts and viewpoints.


Assists in the process of defining requirements, principles, and models; collaborates with business and IT functional areas to understand how the business context applies to specific enterprise architecture


Assesses near-term and future state needs, and analyzes the current enterprise architecture to identify weaknesses and to develop opportunities for improvements such as expanding capacity, reducing time and cost, and increasing effectiveness


Consults with technical subject matter experts to develop alternative solutions and provides options on risk, cost benefits, and impact on other business processes and system priorities


Assists with the design of business enterprise architectural requirements; provides architectural oversight to framework strategies


Stays abreast of business and technology trends that impact the business environment; analyzes trends at the strategic level, and monitors critical constraints that may impact EBA


Performs other related duties as required


Professional - Education & Experience

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration, or related field, five or more years of professional job related work experience, Experience working in or closely with Business and IT on process design or Architecture, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.



Certificate Enterprise Framework (Preferred

Job Knowledge & Skills

• Business Architecture


• Business Case Development


• Cost Benefit Analysis


• Design Business Processes/Functions/Organizations


• Design Enterprise Reference Architecture


• Enterprise Architecture Frameworks


• Design Software Architecture


• Distributed Computing


• Internet Computing


• Mainframe Computing


• Service Oriented Architecture


• Software Evaluation


• Ability to identify emerging technology that can add business value and to modify business practices to take full advantage of technology innovation


Organizational Competencies

Acting with Integrity , Communicating Effectively, Pursuing Self-Development, Serving Customers, Supporting Change, Supporting Organizational Goals, Working with Diverse Populations


Nearest Major Market: Eugene