Solutions Architect - London - 800 p/day - 6 Months

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    City of London, London

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    £700 - £800 per annum + Additional Benefits

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    Chris Tomlinson

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

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Solutions Architect
6 months+ extensions
Start ASAP

Our client equips the financial community with advanced technology, data, analytics and expertise to help customers uncover opportunity and manage risk and to enable efficient global financial markets.


We're looking for a Senior Architect with familiarity with Cloud and Big Data technologies, to guide creation of new capabilities, and accelerate the migration of existing capabilities, into multiple cloud platforms (including GCP/Azure/Alibaba).

The successful candidate will be required to manage liaison with Product & Proposition teams, to gather requirements and work closely with implementation teams to refine designs, creating descriptive artefacts and roadmaps, and ensure shared understanding of requirements and issues. Effective senior stakeholder communication skills are essential. Team management experience (whether direct or indirect) is beneficial.

A candidate's ability to shape future multi-cloud strategy and provide guidance to wider architecture team will be a significant advantage.

Required Skills

  • Someone with Development and Architectural experience;
  • Ability to drive change and work with TDM's.
  • Help scale scrum teams, and experience in running scrum of scrums and agile process improvement.
  • AWS Cloud Design experience an advantage.
  • Solutions architecture to deliver change via Platform focused delivery.
  • Experience of working in a corporate sourcing environment helping teams share code.
  • Data Modelling experience in areas such as provenance and rights management.
  • Working with 3rd party vendor teams to set direction and guide delivery.
  • Experience of Financial Markets an advantage.

Desirable Skills

  • Methods and techniques for delivering effective presentations
  • Principles and practices of good system design e.g. loose coupling, abstraction etc.
  • Interest in wanting to coach developers, on-pass own knowledge and improve the performance in others in a matrix environment

If you feel you meet the requirements for the role please submit your CV in the first instance.