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Payment Solutions Architect

Payment Solutions Architect

  • Location

    Hertfordshire, England

  • Sector:

    IT

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £650.00 - £750.00 per day

  • Contact:

    Kelvin Ball

  • Contact email:

    kelvin.ball@volt.eu.com

  • Job ref:

    74593-ITENG-KSB_1562145151

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Duration:

    26 weeks

  • Expiry date:

    2019-08-02

  • Start date:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

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SOLUTIONS ARCHITECT - PAYMENTS

The role is responsible for delivering integrated solution architectures for our international programmes of work, meeting current and future business needs and aligning with/leveraging the client's Enterprise Architecture and Product Roadmaps. This is a Senior Solutions Architect role that will involve working with a wide variety of internal and customer stakeholders, to provide quality and cost effective solutions.

MAIN SKILLS

* Solutions architecture experience (e.g. application architect, technical architect, etc. BUT solution architect). Ideal background is software integration.
* Financial payment and banking industry (e.g. mission critical systems, high availability systems, and payment systems)
* Stakeholder and communication skills - business and technical stakeholders.

ADDITIONAL SKILLS NEEDED

* Extensive IT experience, with significant experience in a senior architectural roles.
* Experience in using at least one recognised architecture framework or standards e.g. TOGAF, Zachman Architecture Framework.
* Able to present and communicate complex architectural issues clearly and concisely with technical and non-technical audiences from senior stakeholders to project teams.
* Experience of operating within a corporate architecture governance framework and standards
* Commercially and politically astute, able to see solutions in wider context of the company's strategy and customer engagement
* Able to determine approaches to solve complex programme level requirements into leading technical teams to delivered the required architecture and design deliverables
* Have understanding of the product and project development lifecycle from strategy or pre-sales to live operation and support, ideally from a managed services perspective
* Able to assemble a broad set of technologies and services to create a complete solution to a business requirement: application software, middleware, database, hardware, storage, network
* Understanding of solution trade-offs such as cost, scope, timescale, and balance between long-term strategic and short-term pragmatic considerations