Digital Architect

Recruiter
Skilliantech
Location
Northampton
Posted
12 Oct 2018
Closes
10 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Seeking applications for a “ Digital Architect" for a company that can offer you excellent career development prospects. Job Title: Digital Architect Job Type: 3 months rolling contract Location: Northampton,UK Overall purpose of role: A digital architect role is required within the Barclaycard Digital Office (Operations & Technology, Barclaycard) for the following purpose: • Support in the definition of digital architecture, roadmaps and technical solutions as well as technical consultancy and leading edge technology thinking as required across Barclaycard • Clearly articulate / communicate direction and benefits of digital architecture to developers / engineers and non-technical stakeholders Key specific accountabilities • Responsible for creating digital technology architecture solutions and cost estimates, to meet business needs, in line with Barclaycard and Barclays strategy and architecture. Work with supply chain (including external) as appropriate. • Working with the relevant enterprise wide architects and digital business aligned strategy leads, supports the creation of an appropriate digital technology strategy for the relevant business area. • Maintain technology roadmaps for digital capabilities across Barclaycard • Responsible for ensuring the digital engineering / development teams within Barclaycard are aligned to the Barclaycard technical strategy, architecture, quality standards and policies. Stakeholder management and leadership • Work collaboratively with the relevant technology colleagues, project managers, architects, business analysts and developers to ensure that the digital outcomes delivered by projects are consistent with the original technical solution specified. • Able to challenge stakeholders creatively and professionally to create architectural solutions which meet the business need (including budgetary / time constraints) whilst being aligned to Barclaycard architectural blueprint, principles and standards. • Can describe existing / emerging digital technology and technology strategy to developers and non-technical stakeholders both verbally and via appropriate documentation. • Pro-active engagement with business and delivery teams to meet project commitments. Decision making and problem solving • Thinks outside of the box to support the business in delivering its strategic objectives rather than just responding to a pre-defined request. Basic Skills and Qualifications • Experience of application client and server architecture in the web and/or mobile domain • Experience of application frameworks and architecture patterns • Experience of Object-Oriented design and Enterprise Integration Patterns • Experience of presenting technical concepts to a non-technical audience • Specific experience of domain driven and event driven architecture • Experience of operating in an Agile delivery environment Preferred Skills and Qualifications • Experience of microservices and refactoring to microservices • Experience of on-prem and/or public cloud infrastructure design and architecture • Ideally from a hands-on technical background • Knowledge and experience of Enterprise Architecture frameworks (TOGAF, Zachman). • Experience of DevOps and containerization • Past and/or current experience of Java / JavaScript software development in an agile development environment. "This vacancy is being advertised by Skilliantech Limited trading as SkillRecruit which acts as an Employment Agency for the supply of permanent workers or an Employment Business for the supply of temporary workers".

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