£650.00 - £750.00 per day
11 months ago
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.
* 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