KBR Business Services Architect in ENG, United Kingdom

Title: Business Services Architect

Location: GB-ENG-London

Job Number: 1061792


Transforming Forensics Programme

Reports to:

TF Business Design Authority and responsible to the Design Authority Board for codifying each service element across the TF programme


For administrative purposes, everyone on the project team is based in central London although the role is peripatetic and will require travel on a daily basis throughout England and Wales.


Qualification, Experience and Skills



: Hons-level scientific or engineering degree


Chartered status

Experience and Skills


Knowledge, Skills and Attitude:

Ability to communicate (listen, speak and write) with people of different abilities, business acumen and knowledge of service orientation

Business Services architecting: ability to develop service-oriented architectures, business processes and output metrics and translate those into service descriptions, then translate those into dynamic models of the end-to-end enterprise

Development of system-level performance metrics and associated agreements

Enterprise-approach mindset (i.e. ability to think across many elements and understand both the intended and unintended consequences)

Ability to plan and manage own activities; self-starter

Patience, tenacity, empathy with customer community

Knowledge of business architecting methodologies

Knowledge of developing functions “as a Service”


At least 24 months in a business services architecting role on a programme with an enterprise value > £100M and involving multiple stakeholder communities (Note: enterprise value is the total cost to the owning organisation, not the contract value)

At least 5 years experience in general engineering or scientific disciplines

Acknowledged successful outcome of business architecting and/or modelling work, i.e. did the business model deliver the desired outcomes

Working with multiple “suppliers” of service elements to provide a coherent, integrated service to the user community


Knowledge, Skills & Attitude:

Tools used to develop dynamic business models, e.g. ExtendSim


Working within forensics and/or policing community (domain knowledge)


Core Responsibilities and Duties


To develop an integrated

service-oriented architecture of the Forensics Capability Network, incorporating governance, quality, information, consumer interfaces, business processes, services, service components and operational systems

Identify, develop and maintain/update (dynamic) business services model for Fingerprints Capability; Digital Forensics; DNA stage 3, Compliance with FSR Code of Conduct & Practice and Training

To fully engage as a team member, contributing appropriately to all TF activity to ensure that service elements are consistent and coherent across the whole TF programme and to actively seek synergies

Inculcate Business Services Architecting functional excellence in people, processes, tools, and share Best Practices and Lessons Learned amongst the NPCC TF team (police community and KBR)

Report on activity to Business Design Authority in a timely manner

Interfacing with

Technical Design Authority team to ensure what is being designed and developed underpins the services to be delivered. This will include attendance at programme Technical Reviews

Home Office Bureau (HOB) programme to understand how their deliverables support the service components

BDA Training analyst

Individual TF project leads

Experts and communities of practice in UK forensics, such National FP Board, DSTL (UK DEF), Scientific Support Managers


Service Oriented Architecture documentation for:

Fingerprint Capability

Digital Forensics

DNA Stage 3

Job: Project Management/Operations