Senior Systems Architect - Application & Software Architecture

London (Central)
£80000 - £90000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
11 Oct 2016
19 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Skills: Primarily Application & Software Architecture, Secondary Cloud, General Infrastructure, Strategic IT Planning & Project Management. Senior Application Systems Architect - Financial Services - London - Permanent - £80,000-90,000 Excellent Benefits An excellent opportunity has opened for a Senior Systems Architect to work within a prestigious financial services firm in London. As a Senior Systems Architect, you will need strong experience in both Infrastructure and Software Architecture with the ability to integrate the two disciplines together. In addition the Senior Systems Architect needs to have excellent stakeholder management skills with the ability to negotiate with senior stakeholders in a straightforward and untechnical manner. Essential Skills: Software architecture and managing IT infrastructure encompassing technical architecture and service delivery management. Hardware, software, applications, security, and systems engineering with an ability to manage a range of implementation, upgrades and migration projects whilst minimising disruption to the business. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with an ability to explain complex technical issues in a way that non-technical people can understand. Strong ITIL and specific experience of implementing change, software control and configuration management procedures. Working knowledge of some mainstream programming languages, techniques, and best practices, preferably Ruby, Java, SQL. Data warehouse and database concepts, including schema design. This is an excellent opportunity to work in an exciting, dynamic organisation that is enjoying strong performance and growth, alongside some of the best IT professionals in the UK. Computappoint is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. This job was originally posted as