Consultant/Expert Architecture

Location Basildon
Job type: Contract
Salary: £90.81PH Umbrella
Contact name: Vicki Martinson

Contact email:
Contact phone: 01245403560
Job ref: 55915
Published: about 1 month ago
Duration: 12 months
Expiry date: 16 Feb 2024 23:59
Startdate: ASAP

​Position Description:

  • Architecture In this Enterprise / Solution Architect position you will play a pivotal role in driving the client's Europe's strategic transformation efforts.

  • You will work with multiple teams to help them in their migration from existing legacy systems to modern cloud-based platforms.

  • Your expertise in financial organisations, cloud technology and enterprise architecture will be instrumental in guiding our modernisation efforts and ensuring a seamless transition for both our business partners and our banking customers.

  • As part of this role you will work with both engineering product teams and senior business managers to help define both the technical and business strategy at an enterprise level.

  • Key responsibilities of this role:

  • Help develop future strategic solutions, collaborating with business stakeholders, IT product teams and external partners

  • Develop and maintain architecture artefacts including roadmaps and current / future state designs following industry standard architecture models such as TOGAF

  • Design transitional architectures to help product teams on their modernisation journeys and guide teams through required enterprise architecture processes ensuring alignment with banking standards.

  • Provide technical leadership and guidance to product teams, overseeing implementation of architecture designs and sharing your experience

  Skills Required:

  • Proven track record as an Enterprise Architect, experience of helping to implement successful modernisation projects and migrating existing applications to the cloud

  • Strong knowledge of cloud computing platforms, specifically Google Cloud Platform (GCP) services and associated best practices

  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills with strong emphasis on follow through, whilst managing your own workload.

  • Proficiency in developing Enterprise / Solution Architecture artefacts using standard architecture frameworks such as TOGAF / Zachman

  Skills Preferred:

  • Experience in Banking and Financial Regulatory Reporting space.

  • Knowledge of Security and identity management architecture standards Familiarity with modern software development methodologies, DevOps practices and agile / SAFE frameworks

  Experience Required:

  • 10+ years experience in Enterprise / Solution / Cloud Architecture

  • Strong understanding of Google Cloud Platform (GCP) Strong development background in Java, React etc

  • Experience of leading cross functional teams through large scale technology transformation initiatives within the financial industry

  Experience Preferred:

  • Google Professional Cloud Architect certification.

  • Degree in computer science/engineering, Data science or related field Experience in Banking and Financial Regulatory Reporting space.

  • Implementation knowledge of common FinTech Core Banking platforms

  • Familiarity with financial regulations and privacy standards in EU banking

  • Ability to work on multiple projects in fast paced & dynamic environment Exposure to multiple, diverse technologies and platforms