Head of Architecture

London, South East England
10 Jun 2017
09 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Head of Architecture - Banking

A retail bank is currently looking for a Head of Architecture to join them on a full time permanent basis. Reporting to the CTO, you will be accountable for driving a cultural change across the organisation as they move towards a more digital landscape. You and your team will be delivering technological strategies and recommending solutions to allow the organisation to operate at the correct level of risk and security.

Financial Services Experience required, Retail Banking Preferred.,



  • To build and lead a team of architects with a detailed knowledge of the business and capable of leading strategic discussions on the use of IT to provide business benefit
  • Ensures the organsiation remain current, deliver value to the business and support the needs of stakeholders in terms of scalability, resilience, security, capacity and operational maintenance

Enterprise Architecture

  • Alignment of IT strategy and planning with company's business goals
  • Optimise information management through an increasing understanding of evolving business needs and technology capabilities
  • Direct involvement in the development and governance of policies, standards and guidelines that direct the selection, development, implementation and use of IT within the organisation
  • Risk Management of data, information and IT assets through appropriate standards and security

Solutions Architecture

  • Work with Business Analysts to provide designs and architecture to reach a consensus based solution that is scalable, adaptable and in synchronisation with changing business needs
  • Ensure projects meet business & technical requirements across the organsiation

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