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Solution/Integration Architect - 6 Month Contract - Banking

BBBH1628_1523958181

Development / Banking & Financial Services

£550 - £600 per day

City

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Solution/Integration Architect - 6 Month Contract - Banking

Rate: £550 to £600 per day

The role:

A Solution/Integration Architect is urgently required by a leading Financial Services organisation to develop and promote their strategic, business-aligned architectural direction.

The role will work closely with the Enterprise Architect, the Business teams, the Delivery and Development Teams and the Technology Group to create and execute a technology road map that delivers key strategic business initiatives whilst ensuring all architectural roadmaps and designs adhere to the Enterprise Architecture direction.

You will be expected to operate in a governance and quality assurance role, ensuring architectural consistency and alignment with business and technical strategic.

Deliverables:

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Help the business unit achieve its strategic targets by assessing the "As-Is" state, developing the Target architecture and a series of transitions architectures to be delivered over a 3-5 year timescale.
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Help the business to realise the value of data assets and collaborate with Enterprise Architecture to develop a data strategy.
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Delivering solutions that enable, rather than constrains the business, supporting their customer growth ambitions.
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Defining architecture that drives simplicity and identifying potential for re-use as "bank-wide" services.

Essential Experience:

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Solid experience as a Solution Architect preferably within Financial Services but not essential
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Systems Integration design.
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Solution Architecture (Business, Application, Technology, Data)
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Architecture modelling using tools such as Enterprise Architect, Architmate, Visio.
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Understanding of project approaches (Agile, Waterfall, V-Model)
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Practical understanding of Enterprise/Solution Architecture (TOGAF)
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An Innovative, creative thinker with a flexible approach to Architecture and Development.
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Effective, concise communicator, comfortable presenting at senior stakeholder level.
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Translating complex architectural issues and details for Executive Members and non-technical business teams.
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Collaborative in decision making but decisive when such decision is required.
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Manage a number of concurrent customer requirements providing a balanced assignment to each project.
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Act as a feedback mechanism to the product groups and development teams on features and functionalities; build strong and well respected relationships with peer levels in these groups.

If you are available and interested, please apply in the first instance with a copy of your CV and you will be contacted to discuss the opportunity further.