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Cayman Islands Government

Chief Architect

Job Details

  • Agency: Computer Services
  • Reference: R0082018
  • Posted: 11-Jan-2018
  • Closing Date: 26-Jan-2018
  • Salary: $72,240 - $75,912
  • Job Description

Chief Architect

The post-holder will provide leadership and advice on all matters of Enterprise Information Architecture, Infrastructure, and Applications for 3000 Users across all Ministries and 85 Departments of State. He/ She will ensure the alignment of the organization’s vision, mission, strategy and processes to the IT strategy using a variety of architectural models. Responsible for IT technical strategy as the organisations top IT design resource they will expand use of technology as the strategic transformation enabler for all business goals and objectives in support of the vision to become a World Class Civil Service.

Qualifications: The successful candidate should possess:

A Master’s Degree in the Design of Information Systems or similar is highly desirable. The post-holder must otherwise possess a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Information Management plus a minimum of seven (7) years’ post-graduate experience in information systems; OR an Associate’s degree in Computer Science or Information Management plus a minimum of ten (10) years’ post-graduate experience in information systems; OR more mature entrants with thirteen (13) years of relevant database administration/advanced IT experience and related post high school education, if aptitude for systems architecture work is evident.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

Three (3) years’ experience must have been in information system design. Significant experience in high-availability systems, clustering, failover and business continuity is also required. Candidates should also have in-depth experience of designing and implementing information solutions and hands-on experience implementing data and analytics management programmes. Three (3) to five (5) years’ experience as a data analyst is highly desirable.

Evidence of effective conceptualization, pattern recognition and teaming skills; presentation and facilitation skills; design-thinking skills; business domain, data/content and process understanding; system integration experience, including interface design, and web-oriented architecture techniques; data modelling and information classification expertise at the enterprise level; understanding of common information architecture frameworks and information models; understanding of the differences between relational modelling and object modelling; understanding of meta-models, taxonomies and ontologies as well as the challenges of applying structure techniques to less structured sources; familiarity with MDM, BI and data warehouse design and implementation techniques; knowledge of problem analysis, structured analysis and design and programming techniques; ability to assess rapidly changing technologies and apply them to business needs; strong communication and persuasion skills, including the ability to create marketing and messaging materials that meet stake holder preferences; and the ability to analyse project and portfolio needs as well as to determine the resources needed to achieve objectives and overcome cross-functional barriers.

The full job description and application form can be obtained at Please submit your and resume via email to: or to:

Chief HR Officer,
Ministry of Commerce, Planning & Infrastructure,
5th floor Government Administration Building,
133 Elgin Avenue,
George Town, Grand Cayman KY1-9000

Deadline for applications is: January 26th, 2018

Benefits will be determined in accordance with the Public Service Management Law, Personnel Regulations, the Public Service Pensions Law and the CINICO Health Plan as may be amended from time to time. Pension and health benefits are non-contributory.