Solutions Architect / Technical Business Analyst – Banking / Financial Services

Recruiter
PSD Group
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
20 Mar 2019
Closes
27 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Solutions Architect, Solution Architect, Technical Business Analyst, TOGAF, Banking, Financial Services, Regulatory, Mortgages, Lending, Loans, Savings, Cards. Our client is a leading Bank and currently has a requirement for a Solutions Architect / Technical Business Analyst to work as part of a regulatory driven technology change programme. The role will require working closely with the Product Owners and System Owners, Enterprise/Solution Architects and Project Managers to create high-quality deliverables to specify technical, security, data, functional and process requirements. It will also be required to oversee development aligned to the architecture design and configuration from start through until final testing. This will involve specification of reporting requirements, systems interfaces, data mappings and data requirements and will report to a Project Manager, whilst adhering to Enterprise Architecture standards, templates, processes and governance. Responsibilities: - Responsible for the development of the solution roadmaps - Develop solution concepts for the project - Create and analyse relevant information and develop IT solution recommendations and present to management - Document technical requirements to include current state and future state - Provide solution architecture for a variety of pre-study and projects - Provide “hands-on” input to pre-studies and projects, particularly in the early design stages, to help shape high quality solutions - Create and maintain Solution Architecture documentation including enterprise, solution, technical, security and data considerations - Support the various stages of architectural approval within the project lifecycle (UMOD), notably preliminary and final investment decisions - Work closely with Enterprise Architects, within both UK and Group, to ensure alignment with IT Strategies, templates, principles, processes and Roadmaps - Work with developers to ensure solution designs are well understood - Act as the key liaison across all functional areas, including business units, the information technology department, and possess a broad knowledge of most technical resources - Documenting and maintaining fund hierarchy data, and modelling relationships within in-scope systems - Supporting development through an agile, sprint-based process, but will need to balance this with the need for documented requirements and managed dependencies on other projects Experience Required: - Proven Solution Architecture experience and qualifications, aligned to industry best practice (e.g. TOGAF etc) - Experience of defining and designing solution architecture within a Financial Services organisation - Ability to understand complex problems and focus on the critical issues, providing recommendations on solution design - Ability to visualise and articulate potential solutions for discussion, including highlighting dependencies and risks - Ability to work well within teams both within the UK and internationally - Experience working in product focused projects across large, complex financial services organisations - Exposure working within Regulatory, Accounts, Cash management, mortgages, lending, savings or card focused projects - Process gap analysis and documentation

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