IT-architect

Description

Specialist
The IT architect designs the architecture of the system to be created. He defines the system components and their interfaces with the peripheral systems.

Responsibility

  1. Overall technical responsibility for the IT system being developed
  2. Assurance of compliance with the existing standards and architecture requirements and performance of audits

Powers

  1. Authority to give instructions
  2. Decision-making power regarding the system architecture

Skills

  1. Knowledge of the specialist area
  2. In-depth knowledge of the special field of IT architecture
  3. In-depth knowledge of IT standards, architectures, methods and practices
  4. Business administration knowledge for evaluating options and cost-effectiveness
  5. Project management knowledge
  6. In-depth knowledge of HERMES, attested to by a certificate
  7. Ability to work in a team, to communicate and to resolve conflicts
  8. Very good writing skills, e.g. to create architecture documentation

Relationships

Table 40: IT architect relationships
Module Task Task responsibility Outcome Involved in creation of outcome
Project foundations Conduct a study Project manager Study Business analyst, User representative, Business process owner, IT-architect
IT system Realize system Developer Detailed specifications Business analyst, IT-architect
Design a system concept IT-architect Situation analysis Business analyst, User representative, Business process owner
System requirements Business analyst, User representative, Business process owner
Detailed study Business analyst, User representative, Developer
System architecture Operations manager, Developer
Design an integration concept IT-architect Integration concept Operations manager, Business analyst, Developer
Realize prototype Developer Prototype realized IT-architect
Prototype documentation IT-architect
Prepare system integration Developer Detailed specifications Business analyst, IT-architect
IT migration Decommission the legacy system IT-architect Legacy system decommissioned Operations manager, Business analyst
Design a migration concept IT-architect Migration concept Business analyst, Developer
Realize migration procedure Developer Detailed specifications Business analyst, IT-architect
IT operation Design an operating concept Operations manager Operating concept Application owner, IT-architect
Information security and data protection Design ISDP concept ISDP manager ISDP concept Operations manager, Application owner, IT-architect
Implement ISDP concept Project manager ISDP concept Operations manager, Application owner, IT-architect
Transfer ISDP concept ISDP manager ISDP concept Operations manager, Application owner, IT-architect