Knowledge and ability to apply architecture theories, principles, concepts, practices, methodologies, and frameworks.
Level 1 (Follow)
- Possess basic understanding of architecture principles.
- Read and understand architecture specifications and models.
- Distinguish between different architecture domains.
Level 2 (Assist)
- Create basic models based upon specifications.
- Define key terms and concepts.
Level 3 (Apply)
- Focus on a single area of expertise.
- Produce analytic and candidate design models to be used for further analysis (e.g., telecommunications, networks).
- Demonstrate awareness of other architectures.
- Validate models created by projects and/or junior staff.
- Sign off functional models.
Level 4 (Ensure)
- Demonstrate good understanding of architecture across the business lines and how they interact but focus on a single architecture.
- Produce frameworks for a single architecture.
- Assess new requirements and make design recommendations.
- Sign off architecture models.
- Manage transformations.
- Define metadata models and information models.
- Monitor standards.
Level 5 (Strategise)
- Understand how architecture relates to the organisation’s vision, how new business fits in the current business lines, the integration of business and technology, and relate government priorities to target architectures.
- Build corporate data model.
- Deliver and sign off frameworks for architectures and integration models.
- Recommend priorities for business based upon the architecture.
- Understand and apply standards (e.g., International Organization for Standardization (ISO), Quality standards).
- Address governance issues.
- Define metadata models at the enterprise level, information models and the interoperability model.
- Extend the body of knowledge and contribute to government standards.