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Solutions Architect

  • Location: Edinburgh
  • Salary: £65636.00 - £80483.00 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 24 days ago

  • Sector: Financial Services
  • Contact: James Taylor
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 18 June 2021
  • Job Ref: JN -052021-459845

I'm currently looking for a data focused Solutions Architect to join a retail Challenger bank in Edinburgh. The role is a permanent position offering a competitive salary and benefits package.

Key Accountabilities

  • Working and collaborating as part of a wider development team, working to Agile/Scrum methodologies to deliver value for stakeholders and support the development team and Product Owner of the platform.
  • Responsible for designing, documenting and having a detailed understanding of the banks strategic Cloud Data Platform and open source toolsets.
  • Help evaluate emerging or novel technologies
  • Perform the role of reviewing costs, cost optimisation and cost modelling for the Data Platform.

Key skills Required

  • Results driven with excellent people skills.
  • Able to build relationships at all levels across the business.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills.
  • Strong Cloud Architecture Skills - Azure/AWS.
  • Knowledge of CI/CD pactices
  • Python and other programming languages an advantage.
  • Linux an advantage.
  • Agile experience.
  • An eye for detail, striving for accuracy.

Other Skills that would be preferred

  • AWS or Azure Cloud Experience
  • Experience of Data and Analytics platforms using Cloud infrastructure.
  • Spark/Hadoop
  • Infrastructure as code
  • Kubernetes/Containerisation
  • APIs
  • Real Time Data Flows - Kafka
  • Lambda
  • Github/Git
  • Jenkins or other CI/CD toolsets
  • Cloud Formation
  • Python/Scala/Java
  • Data Science tooling(R-Studio, Shiny, other).

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