Solutions Architect x 2

Lorien Resourcing
London (Greater)
11 Jan 2018
10 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Solutions Architect x 2

Our Investment Banking client is looking for 2 Solutions Architects to join their London based office for an initial 6 months contract.

Candidates must have Investment Banking experience as well as the following:

As a Solution Architect you will be the "go-to" technology person across multiple projects and own the successful development of a suitable architecture for each of the projects. You will facilitate Business & Project SMEs, Enterprise Architects, Support and other key stakeholders to ensure that your architecture is the correct approach based upon the drivers, standards, requirements & constraints. After walking the recommended architecture through the approval process you will support the projects to ensure that the implementation follows this and resolve any key changes or issues that impact it.

There are a number of Regulatory projects that require architectural input at this time and so experience of working on projects like PRIIPS, MIFID II would be an advantage.

This role reports to the Head of Solution Architecture.

Main duties of the role:
  • Responsible for ensuring that proposed Solution Architecture is fit for purpose, delivers against the business needs and is architected appropriately for the longer term strategic needs of the business.
  • You will facilitate and encourage a collaborative approach with the Enterprise Architect, System specialists and subject matter experts to define the high-level solution options and a recommended architecture solution
  • Responsible for documenting & presenting the proposed solution architecture to required governance approval meetings
  • Support the implementation team to ensure delivery & mid-level designs align to the solution architecture & company standards.
  • Assist in further developing Architectural standards, roadmaps, patterns & practices

Examples of attributes & experience we are looking for:
  • Demonstrable experience of owning the creation & evolution of a Solution Architecture for a project
  • Working across parallel, time critical projects
  • Domain experience - Asset Management or similar
  • Front Office systems & processes - e.g. Charles River, Markit EDM, FIX, Third Party Administrator integration
  • Integration technologies & patterns - in particular integrating package applications
  • Regulatory projects like MIFID II
  • Experience of working in an iterative or agile delivery environment.
  • Pragmatic, delivery focused & collaborative approach to Architecture
  • Communication & presentation skills

If interested, please submit your cv

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnerships, pregnancy or maternity or age
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