Solutions Architect - Cloud Migration

Certus Recruitment Group
10 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Solutions Architect - Cloud Migration
75-79k + Great Benefits

Our client, a household named financial institution, is focused on delivering a first-class service to consumers and businesses worldwide. With their on-going commitment to provide a safe place to complete financial transactions, they have an immediate and exciting opening for a Solutions Architect to be based in Northampton.

As an experienced Solutions Architect, you will:
  • Drive innovation, R&D and provide centralised enterprise and solution architecture capability
  • Migrate legacy estate delivery to cloud-based solutions (AWS etc.)
  • Lead and be accountable for all solutioning/end to end design activities for projects across software development lifecycle
  • Support lead architects within the domain in defining a strategy and roadmap
  • Provide technical consultancy for new initiatives, to assist in the definition of business requirements or technical strategies
  • Refine business requirements in light of technical constraints and opportunities
  • Design, document and communicate technical and integration solutions
  • Ensure project designs are compliant with architectures and standards
  • Deliver full & Partial Concept solutions/Viability Assessments
  • Participate in technical implementation planning, ensuring that the integrity of live operations will be maintained
Skills and requirements required for this role include:
  • Proficiency in architecting solutions across disparate technologies to achieve the complex business objectives of multiple business areas
  • Successfully completed legacy to cloud migrations
  • Breadth and depth of financial services business and applications knowledge
  • Working knowledge of governance & control techniques
  • Real world architecture experience is essential with practical experience of defining enterprise-wide technical solutions, documenting them and driving them to delivery
  • Architecting end to end solutions including application/infrastructure integration
  • Solution architect and enterprise architect training and certification, e.g. TOGAF, BCS accreditation
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