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Senior Specialist - Technical Architecture

Core42 Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates Posted: 20 Jun 2024


  • Estimate: $150k - $200k*
  • Zero income tax location


  • Hybrid
  • Relocation Support
  • Visa Provided


  • Experience: Senior
  • English: Professional


About the job

The role plays a crucial part in shaping and guiding the technological infrastructure and strategy of the organization. They are responsible for aligning technology solutions with business goals and objectives, ensuring that systems and processes are efficient, scalable, and secure. The Enterprise Architect collaborates with various stakeholders, including senior management, IT teams, and business units, to develop and implement innovative solutions that drive business growth and competitiveness.

Core42 is the UAE’s national-scale enabler for cloud and generative AI, combining G42 Group’s expertise across multiple technology disciplines into a single platform for public sector and large enterprise transformations. Building on our capabilities as sovereign cloud and HPC specialist, we bring generative AI, cybersecurity, professional and managed services expertise to enable national-scale program deployments across industries.


  • Baselining ASIS: Assists in setting and establishing architectural baselines, Data Capturing and capabilities required for the Operational EA Function.
  • EA Function Rollout: Assists in the overall EA function rollout and operational activities.
  • Strategic Planning: Assist in developing and maintaining the enterprise architecture strategy aligned with the organization's business objectives.
  • Technology Roadmap: Assist in Defining and communicating a clear technology roadmap that outlines the evolution of the enterprise architecture over time, across the defined Architecture landscape.
  • Solution Design: Assist and offer guidance in design and implementation of enterprise-wide technology solutions, ensuring consistency, compatibility, scalability, and security in line with the developed EA Capabilities.
  • Standards and Best Practices: Assist in Establishing and enforcing architectural standards, guidelines, and best practices across the organization.
  • Risk Management: Identify potential risks and vulnerabilities in the enterprise architecture operations and suggest, drive mitigation strategies.
  • Collaboration: Collaborate with business stakeholders, IT teams, and external partners to continue evolving EA standards and align them to EA objects through efficient planning, requirements gathering, and solutions.
  • Governance: Provide oversight and governance for projects and initiatives to ensure compliance with architectural standards and policies.
  • Vendor Management: Participate, evaluate, and select technology vendors and partners, and manage vendor relationships to ensure alignment with enterprise architecture goals.
  • Technical Leadership: Provide technical leadership and mentorship to IT teams, promoting innovation and excellence in architecture and design.
  • Continuous Improvement: Stay abreast of emerging technologies, industry trends, and drive continuous improvement of the enterprise architecture.
  • Capability Framework: Participate, Promote, drive, and operate the EA Capability framework and help evolve over time.
  • Cloud & AI Capabilities: Helping evolve and drive the cloud strategy and participate in cloud and AI-driven initiatives in line with the EA directives.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering (or) computer science (or) related field.
  • Certifications in any technology streams are preferred.
  • Azure Certifications preferred.
  • TOGAF Certified.

Minimum Experience:

  • An overall IT experience of 8 years with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in the relevant field.
  • Proven experience as an Enterprise Architect or similar role, with a deep understanding of enterprise architecture frameworks and methodologies.
  • Strong knowledge of cloud computing, enterprise systems integration, data architecture, and security principles.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to translate business requirements into technical solutions.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to influence and collaborate with stakeholders at all levels.
  • Sound knowledge and experience with tools like PowerPoint, Word, MS Project, Visio etc.
  • Strategic thinking with high attention to details.
  • Knowledge of project management methodologies and frameworks.
  • Experience with agile development methodologies.
  • Familiarity with DevOps practices and tools.
  • Understanding of business process modeling and re-engineering.
  • Knowledge of IT service management frameworks such as ITIL.
  • Experience with change management and organizational transformation initiatives.
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About Core42

Core42 accelerates what people, enterprises, and nations can achieve with AI. As a full-spectrum AI enablement solutions provider, we empower customers to thrive in the AI-driven era. Formed from the merger of G42 Cloud, Inception, and Injazat, we are dedicated to leveraging AI for meaningful change.

Benefits at Core42

    • Join an elite pool of 1500 AI specialists.
    • Opportunities to work on groundbreaking projects.
    • Comprehensive suite of AI, cloud, and cybersecurity services.