Solutions Architect - Finance

£70,000 to £80,000 plus benefits
31 Oct 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time


Applications: Global: Internal Finance systems focus:

My global market leading client is searching for a Solutions Architect with expertise in working across Global platforms and liaising with the business and technology to rollout 'off the shelf' financial applications and internal development programmes across an IT and Business transformation.

This role is Applications focused NOT infrastructure.

We are searching for a Solution Architect to design and assist the development of technical solutions for key business initiatives within the Enterprise Architecture framework including moving to a single Global operating model.

The Solution Architect requires knowledge and skills that are both broad and deep and be able to work across complex heterogeneous systems and environments preferably within Finance applications. This complex environment is moving to one Global operating model and therefore we need an Architect to define and design the solution to support a large number of different business area. The Architecture will be defined on a global scale.

The initial project is to re-architect a currently global segregated system originally set up as country based into OneIT.

  • Excellent stakeholder management up to C level globally.
  • Finance application knowledge.
  • Background in applications NOT Infrastructure/ Networking.
  • Cloud experience.
  • COTS implementation rather than bespoke, although a mix would work.
  • Working with senior business stakeholders, helping to shape thinking and strategy by providing support and education
  • Analytical and critical thinking skills, prepared to challenge conventional thinking

The Solution Architect will work closely with the business analysts, technical and portfolio leads in IT, ensuring alignment with the EA roadmap and architecture.

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Solutions Architect to work within a global organisation who is really looking to implement change. In return, excellent remuneration and benefits.

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