Solution Architect- Transaction Banking- Payments

London (Central), London (Greater)
£80000 - £90000 per annum
23 Jan 2014
28 Feb 2014
Nihal Wagle
Contract Type
Full Time

Solution Architect, Client Facing, Banking and Finance, Payments, Transaction Banking, Investment Banking, Java Development background, Consultancy Background

My client, a leading Financial Services institution, has a business critical requirement for a Solution Architect with a proven track record working in complex business facing environments. The role requires you to lead development divisions in every aspect of Solution Delivery through the entire development lifecycle, as well as work closely with Product and Project Managers to ensure the appropriate strategic direction of implementation projects. Operating in a client facing capacity, you will have overall responsibility for the optimum delivery and implementation of product solutions. To be successful in this role you will need:

- Proven track record working as a Lead Solution Architect delivering complex solutions within Financial Services

- Detailed background in Java Design and Development, with the ability to remain hands on where necessary

- Proven track record providing technical leadership across the full development lifecycle, from project inception through to production support

- Detailed client facing background- Consultancy background highly regarded

- Strong relational database understanding

- Detailed object-oriented design and implementation background

- Team leadership experience- you must be capable of guiding development teams

- Proven track record implementing complex product aligned technical solutions

- Outstanding client relationship management skills

- Detailed stakeholder management skills

- Strong Banking background, preferably in the Payments/Transaction Banking domain

Please note that this is a medium sized company which is growing rapidly and is developing a very strong industry reputation. This role requires someone capable of working in an organised, structured manner, but who is also adaptable, flexible and can work equally efficiently in a fast paced, constantly changing environment. This represents a fantastic opportunity to join an organisation with a very clear strategic vision for the future.

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