Platform Architect

Job Type:
Digital Workspace
Job reference:
25 days ago

WSIT - Platform Architect
6 Months
Location: London

Principal Responsibilities
* Engagement with the architecture team across org. to help them review the impact on their applications of a regulatory scenario
* Carrying out an assessment of the complexity of change in order to meet the requirement
* Identification of remediation activities that will reduce the impact of the regulatory scenario occurring
* Identification of risks, beyond the application impact, associated with IT being able to achieve the scenario and the development of remediation plans for those risks.
* Supporting the development of an IT playbook for response to the proposed scenario


* Having worked in a regulated financial services environment
* Familiarity with DevOps environments, SAFE/Agile ways of working
* Senior stakeholder management
* Able to work across a broad and diverse team
* Ability to summarise and present findings
* An understanding of the challenges and opportunities of a multi-market financial services organisation
* Long term background in application architecture
* Must be a self-starter, able to work independently for long periods of time and remain focused on delivery of project objectives. Must be self-motivated, proactive, resourceful and enthusiastic.
* Excellent communications skills (written and verbal) with capability to simplify complex technical concepts in to the language of the business and non-technical audience.
* Excellent understanding of architectural concepts, principles and best practices
* Experience with migration and/or separation projects
* Experience with acquisition and/or divestment
* Data management and data regulation

* A broad set of other IT skills gained from experience in various other IT roles and disciplines (i.e. Data Architecture, Security Architecture, Cloud (SaaS), Integration Architecture, Business Architecture, etc)

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