Solution Architect

Futureheads Recruitment Ltd
London (South)
From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + bonus + package
12 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Futureheads is recruiting a Solution Architect, with payments experience, for a leading UK Retail Bank. This is a permanent position, based in London, with a salary of £50,000 – 70,000 bonus car allowance package. The Retail Bank has one of the largest domestic payment networks in the UK and they process billions every day. Their payment and card unit has become integral to the banks success and high customer satisfaction. Legislation and regulation has meant that the bank is tightening the security of customer’s details and money whilst offering innovative and digital solutions. As the Solution Architect, you will be working on some of the most challenging projects out there and work with multidiscipline teams to delivery future technical solutions that support a ring fenced bank. Payments will be your core focus and you will be an SME in all things BACS, CHAPS and Faster Payments. You’ll be pivotal to developing the technology strategy and work with a broad range of technical and business stakeholders. You’ll be joining a solution architecture practise and be able to share/gain knowledge and experiences. The team will be based on and offshore. To be considered for the role: Proven track record delivering technical solutions and architecture – end-to-end delivery Possess strong stakeholder management skills and able to develop strong relationships with technical and business stakeholders (at all levels) Able to support and develop the technology and payment roadmap Expert in Payments and have a good knowledge of BACS, CHAPS, Faster Payments, International, SEPA etc Understanding of banking technologies and how different areas integrate into payments Naturally a problem solver and leader Experienced working with on and offshore multidiscipline teams Aware of regulation and legislation Passionate about technology and innovation Experience with TOGAF or other associated frameworks This is a great opportunity to work on high profile transformational projects and programmes and help develop the technology road map for a leading bank. This job was originally posted as