Solution Architect

London, Greater London, South East, England

Posted:71 days ago
Location:London, Greater London, South East, England
Job Ref:BH-39051
Expiry date:10/4/2023
You support the delivery of transversal IT initiatives as Solution Architect accountable for the definition and the realization of end-to-end architecture solutions that fulfil the functional, non-functional, security & resilience requirements.
From the ideation phase until realization, you collaborate with the requirement owners & the domain architects, and you lead the IT engineers / application experts across the organization in order to design a fit-for-purpose & quality end-to-end solution.
You act as the linking pin between Enterprise Architecture and the engineers in IT delivery to ensure the alignment of the end-to-end solution to the enterprise standards and domain target architectures.
You actively participate to the development of the Solution Architecture & Software Engineering practices, contributing reusable & consumable solution patterns and building blocks to the community.
You contribute your hands-on technology & delivery experience for the definition of domain target architectures & roadmaps.
You will participate actively to communities of practice with other solution architects and domain architects to collaborate and share on best practices and lessons learned
  • You have worked for more than 5 years in the IT industry and have proven experience working with senior management. Experience in the Financial Services industry and understanding of the complex regulatory environment is a plus.
  • You have worked as end-to-end solution architect on large-scale transformation projects designing, developing, and deploying mission-critical transactional systems in large & complex organizations.
  • You have worked as an architect on large scale agile project.
  • You cope with systems & problems of various levels of complexity, which can typically span across functions, locations & organizations.
  • You can tackle autonomously all types of architectural analysis and can provide global & pragmatic recommendations adapted to the company context.
  • You can work high-level such as creating Strategic position papers and Reference Architectures, as well as the ability to zoom on the technical challenges of implementation. Provides advice and expertise to Enterprise and Domain Architects during architecture studies and domain architecture works.
  • You are a problem-solver with strong analytical skills (e.g. breaking up & structuring complex problems into manageable pieces), which you apply to problems spanning across multiple architectural domains.
  • You can effectively communicate and advocate for the architecture recommendations vis-à-vis project/agile delivery teams and senior business and IT management of the company. You can sell the architecture.
  • You can use your experience & knowledge to build strong relationships with other architects and the other parts of the organization. You will also be able to coach & mentor new members of the team in how to apply solutions architecture and to understand the domains and their interactions & complexities.
  • Being proficient in English is required.
  • Knowledge of post-trade market infrastructures (e.g. CSD), knowledge of Enterprise Architecture frameworks (e.g. TOGAF,SAFE) and relevant experience with Agile operating models and frameworks are extra assets.

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