IS Architecture Manager Information Services at Foxtel
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Darren is a senior IT leader with a proven track record in establishing and operating Enterprise Architecture to formulate strategies, blueprints and roadmaps to drive innovations and next-gen enterprise solutions. He specialises in enterprise-wide IT architecture strategy and planning and is capable of delivering strategies into execution mode. Being a strong problem solver, he instinctively think outside the box and bring forward strong ideas for improvement within the architecture and business space. He placed great importance on decision traceability and consistently challenges the norm. He is able to blend both the organisation’s business model and financial goals; utilising reliable data to effectively deliver business operations framework to prepare the organisation for the future. Darren is a capable technology solutions leader across the entire delivery activities including vendor and stakeholders management. He has a strong business acumen to ensure business requirements are accurately translated into technical solution concepts and designs within the BSS and OSS domains which are fit-for-purpose. Performing high-level and detailed impact assessment across upstream and downstream systems. Leading technology teams to produce necessary architecture artefacts such as solution outline, architecture and solution design documentations. Providing technical governance and guidance throughout the complete solution delivery life cycle. As the Design Authority that ensure solutions developed enable the required business functionality & capabilities, to re-use existing functionality, comply with company standards and policies in the SOA way. Over the past years, he has led multiple architectural leadership roles with major consulting firms (e.g. IBM, HP) and leading Telco and Media Providers (e.g. Foxtel, NBN Co, Vodafone/Three and SingTel Optus) across consultancy and delivery domains.Specialties: Business & IT Strategy: Strategic Alignment, Enterprise Architecture / IT Master Plan, Solution Architecture and Design, Process and Data Architecture, Technical Architecture.BSS/OSS Architecture: Sales and Customer Care, Order Capture Management, Product Management, Fulfillment & Order Management, Supply Chain Management, Billing & Revenue Management, Cloud Computing.