Lead Solution Architect - Life Insurance - Java / Cloud / AWS / Azure

HT Recruitment Limited
31 Oct 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Lead Solution Architect

The Job
As a Lead Solution Architect, you will be responsible for leading / managing a team of two Solution Architects and shaping / driving solutions forward across a number of projects in the Life assurance space. Your work will also focus on developing a longer-term strategy around re-platforming their back-end systems (Java) therefore allowing you to be innovative when it comes to shaping the future of the Life Insurance business. You will also be responsible for representing Solution Architecture at governance forums ensuring all solutions are compliant with the overall strategy. You will work on varied projects across the business against the backdrop of major regulatory and organisational change. (You will be very busy!)

About you
The ideal candidate will have a solid background working as a Solution Architect in a financial services company (ideally life and pensions) and will have some leadership experience. Your communication skills will be exceptional as will be keen to take on a leadership role. You will be happy to drive the team forward and providing guidance across many solutions. Ideally you will have a background working with Java based back end systems and any experience working on Cloud migration projects involving AWS or Azure would be advantageous. Experience across Agile and Waterfall environments is also required. You will be used to working with senior level stakeholders.

Why you should apply to this role?
This a dynamic business that are heading into a very interesting phase of their development, new projects are being signed off weekly and the organisation is ambitious and on the front foot. They will be focusing heavily on the "Life" solution. You will bring in new platforms and the backend of the business will undergo a lot of change to adapt to how they are dealing with their customers at the front end. Whatever this business does it does well, they need people with that mindset. They will give you any training you like, you will have the freedom and budget to do things differently, you will be trusted and empowered. You will achieve something every day.

The company
An amazing insurance company who have won many awards. The company is moving from strength to strength and are investing heavily in technology ensuring plenty of projects in the pipeline. This role also offers you the chance to be innovative and make a positive impact across the whole of the Life Insurance business. The culture is fantastic too with a supportive and friendly team not to mention the amount of career opportunities available later down the line. The benefits package is exceptional including generous basic salary, bonus, pension plus lots more!

Bournemouth (Dorset)

What is the process
Telephone Interview / Face to Face Interview.

What should you do now?
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