Enterprise Architect


Company Description

CGG (www.cgg.com) is a global technology and HPC leader that provides data, products, services and solutions in Earth science, data science, sensing and monitoring. Our unique portfolio supports our clients in efficiently and responsibly solving complex digital, energy transition, natural resource, environmental, and infrastructure challenges for a more sustainable future. CGG employs around 3,400 people worldwide.

Our expertise, specialized HPC and digital technologies support advanced and secure cloud-based workflows, expert geoscience data transformation and AI, machine learning and data science services. Today, our HPC supports over 700 users with 500 petaflops of compute power.

Job Description

We are looking for an experienced Enterprise Architect to join our EAME HPC team! 

Reporting to the Enterprise, Cybersecurity and Cloud Architecture Manager, you will play a critical role in defining and implementing our enterprise architecture strategy based on TOGAF principles. You will work closely with key stakeholders across the organization to understand business requirements, assess current IT capabilities, and develop a roadmap for achieving our architectural objectives. Additionally, you will provide guidance and leadership to project teams, architects, and other stakeholders throughout the architecture development process.

Principle Accountabilities

  • Lead the development and implementation of our enterprise architecture strategy based on TOGAF principles.
  • Collaborate with business stakeholders to understand and prioritize strategic objectives and requirements.
  • Assess current IT architecture and identify opportunities for improvement and optimization.
  • Define architectural standards, guidelines, and best practices to ensure consistency and alignment with business goals.
  • Lead the deployment and customization of a new EA tool to support architecture development and governance.
  • Provide guidance and oversight to project teams, architects, and other stakeholders throughout the architecture lifecycle.
  • Drive the adoption of enterprise architecture principles and practices across the organization.
  • Monitor industry trends and emerging technologies to inform architectural decisions and recommendations.

As an integral member of our HPC team, you will collaborate with like-minded individuals, who are passionate about cutting-edge technology and innovation to solve the world´s most complex challenges. Being one of us means that your individual contribution will make an impact in a diverse team committed to performance.


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field.

Skills and Experiences: 

  • Certification in TOGAF or similar enterprise architecture framework preferred.
  • Proven experience as an Enterprise Architect, with a track record of successful architecture initiatives and TOGAF implementation.
  • In-depth knowledge of enterprise architecture principles, methodologies, and best practices.
  • Experience with EA tools such as OrbusInfinity, Sparx Enterprise Architect, IBM Rational System Architect, MEGA, or similar.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to translate business requirements into technical solutions.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively engage with stakeholders at all levels of the organization.
  • Strong leadership and project management skills, with the ability to drive change and influence decision-making.

Additional Information

Why work at CGG?

  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience
  • Highly attractive bonus scheme
  • Initial 22 days annual leave with future increases, complemented by a flexible buying and selling holiday program
  • Company pension with generous employer contribution
  • Wellbeing Unmind app – puts you in control of your mental health
  • A flexible benefits platform with numerous discount schemes – gym membership, restaurants, cinema tickets, and much more!
  • Regular social club events, spontaneous reward events throughout the year
  • Cycle purchase scheme
  • Flexible Private Medical & Dental care programmes
  • Sponsorship of visas/comprehensive relocation packages
  • Bank Holiday Swap – our holiday swap program allows you to change it for another day of your choice!
  • Relaxed dress code policy
  • Onsite Gym Facilities 

Learning and Development

At CGG, you will have the space to grow at the pace of your passion and explore the opportunities available to those who dare and deliver.

Our culture of learning and complementary approach to supported or self-guided career development, enables the design of tailored courses to suit specific needs our employees to aid personal growth in areas related to technical, commercial and personal skills, via an extensive suite of CGG developed courses, managed through our own Learning Hub.

We Care about the Environment

We encourage and actively support a strong sense of community, through volunteering and various company initiatives, as well as a strong company commitment to protecting our environment through sustainable solutions, energy saving and waste reduction enterprises.

We see things differently. Diversity fuels our innovation, we value the unique ways in which we differ, and we are committed to equal employment opportunities for all professionals.

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