Enterprise Business Architect

Atlassian San Francisco , CA 94118

Posted 3 weeks ago

Are you looking to make a major impact in a growing, dynamic organization? As an Enterprise Business Architect at Atlassian you are accountable for holistically leading and supporting Business Architecture activities as part of our Enterprise Architecture team. These guide business models, people, process, organizational change, and investments in response to disruptive forces and toward achieving targeted outcomes.

Are you passionate about using technology to enable future-state business capabilities, which can enable, optimize, or alter business processes or practices that, in turn, drive Atlassian's targeted outcomes? Business architects practically apply both emerging and existing technologies to new and evolving business operating models. Conversely, they are able to understand, monetize and operationalize new technologies.

In this role, you develop deliverables that are valuable to the business, including operating models, business capabilities, and business processes. You will work collaboratively with business strategists, process owners, business analysts, and SMEs.

The role focuses on crafting strategies that enable clear business outcomes, account for impacts and risks, and address partner questions and concerns.

Scope of Activities

  • Engage key business partners and IT Senior Leaders to facilitate both strategy and innovation planning.

  • Highlight how digital business initiatives will potentially impact the enterprise's critical financial metrics and economic architectures.

  • Support business and technology innovation that drives the organization's top and bottom lines.

  • Be responsible for the Business Capability Map and models, including the management and governance of business capability definitions.

  • Collaborate with the Strategic Planning group to influence investment roadmaps.

  • Build deliverables that illustrate how to strategically move the business forward for a variety of stakeholders across the Enterprise.

  • Work with enterprise architects and key organizational partners to define a strategic plan for using integrated business architecture as part of the enterprise architecture.

  • Participate in enterprise strategy development, including environmental analysis, opportunity identification, value cases and business innovation portfolio development.

  • Provide strategic consultation to assigned line-of-business (LOB) customers in defining business functions and structures, as well as in researching, identifying and internally marketing, selling and enabling technologies based on business and end-user requirements.

  • Partner with and lead business analysts in identifying business process optimization automation opportunities

  • Work with Business Process Leads to define standards and tools for business process management (BPM) and standardize input to process automation (i.e., RPA).

  • Participate in enterprise architecture development, including business architecture, information architecture, application portfolio and technical architecture.

  • Consult with business facing projects, and maintain knowledge of their progress

  • Seek ways to apply new technology to, and reuse existing technology for, business processes. Research and provide information on technical trends and competitors' practices relevant to assigned LOB customers.


  • Knowledge and understanding of different types of operating models (existing, new, emerging and hybrid)

  • Knowledge of existing, new and emerging technologies and being able to apply them to new business designs and business models

  • In-depth experience with business transformation and process redesign methods

  • Knowledge in all aspects of crafting and constructing business processes, functions and organizational structures

  • Experience leading multi-disciplined, high-performance work teams

  • Comprehensive knowledge of facilitation and organization change management

  • Strong analytical and conceptual skills; ability to build creative concepts and theories for a variety of projects

  • Exhibited skills in leading program management efforts involving the coordination of resources and goals across multiple related projects

  • Experience developing and monitoring delivery of efficient and effective solutions to diverse and complex business problems

  • Knowledge of finance, accounting, valuation and metrics development

  • Statistical and information analysis skills (a plus)

Credentials and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in business, information systems or related discipline, or equivalent and extensive related project experience; M.B.A. preferred

  • 12-15 years of business or IT experience with a direct responsibility for strategy formulation and/or translation, business analytics, and program management

  • Management experience in one or more of the following areas: strategic planning, leadership, business relationship management and business process management

More about our benefits

Whether you work in an office or a distributed team, Atlassian is highly collaborative and yes, fun! To support you at work (and play) we offer some fantastic perks: ample time off to relax and recharge, flexible working options, five paid volunteer days a year for your favourite cause, an annual allowance to support your learning & growth, unique ShipIt days, a company paid trip after five years and lots more.

More about Atlassian

Creating software that empowers everyone from small startups to the who's who of tech is why we're here. We build tools like Jira, Confluence, Bitbucket, and Trello to help teams across the world become more nimble, creative, and aligned-collaboration is the heart of every product we dream of at Atlassian. From Amsterdam and Austin, to Sydney and San Francisco, we're looking for people who want to write the future and who believe that we can accomplish so much more together than apart. At Atlassian, we're committed to an environment where everyone has the autonomy and freedom to thrive, as well as the support of like-minded colleagues who are motivated by a common goal to: Unleash the potential of every team.

Additional Information

We believe that the unique contributions of all Atlassians is the driver of our success. To make sure that our products and culture continue to incorporate everyone's perspectives and experience we never discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, or marital, veteran, or disability status.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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