Senior /Enterprise Architect -Londo £140k-160k + bonus Senior /Enterprise Architect -Londo £140k-160k +  …

Non-disclosed
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 25 Nov 21
£180-200k first year total comp
Non-disclosed
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 25 Nov 21
£180-200k first year total comp
The Senior Architect works with project teams to define innovative, scalable and resilient solutions that are aligned with business and technology roadmaps, championing group standards and policies, and working with internal business analysts and developers, group technology teams and 3rd parties to ensure successful delivery.


The successful candidate will be pragmatic and delivery focused, have a strong technical background, and a passion for technology, emerging trends and best practices.

KEY FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 Produce and promote high quality solution designs and application architectures that are aligned with the team’s principles and strategies 

 Work with business and technology stakeholders to produce current state / target state, drive transition plans and roadmap creation

 Champion policies, procedures and best practice design principles 

 Analysis of business requirements to identify flexible and pragmatic design changes to development and production architecture ideally to include some exposure to TOGAF

 Act as a technical consultant providing technical knowledge, coaching/mentoring, leveraging knowledge of industry trends and best practices 

 Participate in vendor selection exercises and gap analysis activities, and where required work with them to understand influence their roadmaps to support strategic objectives 

 Understand the balance between business drivers and purity of design

 Where required facilitate and develop PoCs to demonstrate new concepts or technology choices

 Develop positive relationships with stakeholders through the appropriate management of their expectations and agreed objectives 

 Work closely with group functions such as infrastructure, information security building relationships and becoming a trusted point of contact


QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE

It is expected with limited supervision the candidate will be able to deliver each of the key objectives of the role identified above. It is therefore expected that he or she will have: 

 Proven technical architecture experience covering common design patterns and platforms such as micro-services, data lakes, APIs, RDBMS and NoSQL databases 

 Strong familiarity of formal design and SDLC methodologies, in particular Agile/SAFe

 Significant experience of designing solutions in distributed highly resilient environments 

 Significant experience of integrating enterprise application solutions

 Significant understanding of information security concerns and best practices 

 Cloud solution design and architecture – both native and IaaS ideally on AWS

 Financial markets experience

 Experience in handling design dependencies on a highly complicated matrix structured organization

 Web and API design and technologies

SOFT SKILLS

 Articulate, energetic person able to work alone or as part of a team

 Excellent attention to detail but an ability to think laterally to solve business problems 

 Passion to learn both new technologies and business concepts 

 Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines 

 Creative, results driven, self-motivated, and solutions oriented

 Excellent organizational and time management skills 

 Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and ability to adapt to business, senior stakeholders,analysts and developers 

 Experience of managing or influencing key decision makers 

 Able to establish credibility quickly

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