Solution Architect

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Certes Computing Ltd
80000.00 - 95000.00 GBP Annual + excellent benefits
14 Oct 2020
20 Oct 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Solution Architect
London - Up to ??95,000 + bonus!

A reputable financial organisation based in London are seeking a talented and technology-enthused Solution Architect to join their organisation and take ownership to ensure the solutions designed, developed and deployed are fit for purpose and fit for use, meet the business requirements and adhere to quality standards, delivering value within cost constraints.

You need to be passionate about designing and developing financial Back Office products, ideally within a regulatory environment.

Principal accountabilities:

*You will lead the analysis of technology solution options with associated costs, risks and conduct gap analysis, and proof of concepts for new solutions, as appropriate.
*Clearly communicate solution designs, key design decisions and approaches to interested parties, stakeholders, project bodies and relevant governance/assurance forums including the Design Authority (DA) to support effective decision-making.
*You will oversee, lead and drive solution development including implementation engagement as needed. Apply knowledge of technology options and survey external market landscape for solution insights, direction, and vendors, as required.
*Assess and select packaged solutions in partnership with the business, IT procurement and Managed Service Providers. This will include producing IT review documents to ensure that due diligence is performed when selecting a specific solution and operating model.
*Collaborate across IT disciplines both within Group Finance and across the whole of the business' to align architecture solutions, reduce risk, and deliver shareholder value.
*Treating Customers Fairly - ensure that our application estate has core values Embedded around ensuring value is provided fairly to all of our customers.
*Identify and champion opportunities for innovation and continuous improvement in the strategic application of technology


*Design and architectural patterns.
*IT industry standards
*IT governance
*SaaS, IaaS, PaaS, SOA, API, open data, micro services, event driven IT


*Leading solution architecture across mid to large projects (??10m)
*Cloud deployed solutions (SaaS, PaaS, and IaaS)
*Working closely with development teams to realise the solution
*Working closely with infrastructure teams to realise solution
*Experience of waterfall and agile delivery paradigms
*Ability to develop and project a positive image of the IT function and company through interpersonal, written and verbal communications to a wide range of audiences
*Proven ability to build successful working relationships and networks

Within a fast-paced, technology-focused environment this role is sure to be a quick turnaround - so don't miss out!

The client are offering a competitive salary of up to ??95k and offer great benefits such as an excellent pension scheme, a healthy bonus and much more.

If you are looking to be part of a friendly, energetic company in London then please click the 'apply now' function or alternatively please contact Paolo.

Certes Computing (and all of its subsidiary companies) is committed to promoting equality and diversity in its business operations.

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