Principal Enterprise Architect


Waltham, MA, US, 02451-1120

Division:  IT Global Enterprise Architecture
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Requisition Number:  31306
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Job Function:  Information Technology

About us


Principal Enterprise Architect


Come be a part of driving National Grid’s digital transformation!  We are digital creators, continuous learners and daring innovators.  We leverage digital innovative ways to create products and catalyze the transformation of National Grid's business units into more agile and digitally native organizations in our shared purpose of bringing energy to life. We need you


What you'll do

As a Principal Enterprise Architect at National Grid you'll create technical evaluations of cloud or on-prem technologies (including application services and tools).  You'll define capability and platform reference architectures and patterns, as well as defining architecture strategies and approach to advance enterprise initiatives.  You'll partner with peer Enterprise Architects, Domain Architects and Technology Stakeholders to define and implement capabilities and patters for security, data and operations in the Cloud. 


As a Principal, you're a leader! You'll bring solid presentation and communication skills with a high level of comfort with technical and business audiences.  You have experience building long term relationships with Senior Leaders with a variety of group functions within the business domain. You will INFLUENCE, develop,, support and endorse significant architecture direction and decisions across major change programs. 

What you'll need

What you’ll need

  • You will have 10+ years' experience with software engineering and enterprise architecture 
  • You'll bring experience or a certification in any industry Architectural model such as TOGAF, Zachman, COBIT
  • You have exceptional written and verbal communication abilities 
  • You have 5+ years of experience in developing reference architectures, pattern, guidelines and technology standards.  You also have this experience working with cloud platforms and technologies such as AWS, Azure, Google Cloud....


Join us!

At National Grid, we keep the lights on and homes warm.  But it’s so much more than that.  We keep people connected and society moving.  This is no easy feat, and it takes all of us.  But National Grid supplies us with the environment to make it happen.  As we generate momentum in the energy transition for all, we don’t plan on leaving any of our customers in the dark.  So, join us and help bring energy to life.


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