6 month rolling contract
Core Duties / Responsibilities
The successful candidate will:
o Design and communicate solution architectures, helping support global delivery teams in the design and development of integrated reusable solutions.
o Produce architecture designs that adhere to standard, strategies and practices (including security).
o Present architecture design proposals to and gain agreement from the global architecture review board.
o Maintain and own core application frameworks ensuring changes and modifications support the global business and remain compatible with existing integrations.
o Consider organisation process and service changes in addition to technology solutions.
o Balance solutions using time and cost as factors whilst identifying and mitigating technical risks.
o Engage with a variety of stakeholders at varying levels to ensure that all aspects of the solution are fully considered and agreed.
o Work on multiple projects at various stages of delivery.
Skills, Knowledge & Experience
The successful candidate will demonstrate the following experience skills and behaviours:
o Capable of creating a compelling and accurate design that considers all stakeholders.
o Experience understanding and interpreting business processes finding the right technology fit.
o Experience in building good relationships across the technology team and within the wider business.
o Ability to identify, escalate and manage risks, issues and actions.
o Driven to update your skills, awareness and understanding of developments in the wider commercial world and capable of bringing relevant ideas to the table.
o Awareness and knowledge of architecture frameworks such as TOGAF, ArchiMate, C4, UML, SysML.
o A keen interest in technology and emerging trends.
o Knowledge of and experience in using Object Orientated Analysis and Design and the Unified Modelling Language.
o Experience of working within a software delivery lifecycle as part of multiple project teams.
o Experience in the financial sector preferred but not essential.
o Knowledge of/experience in ITIL (Information Technology Infrastructure Library).
o Awareness of IT Data Security standards.
o Experience in SQL Server and high level database design.
o Knowledge of/experience in enterprise development technologies and tools.