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  • Sector: Investment Banking Date Added: 22/01/21

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    Solution Architect,Devops,Payments,Financial,Automation (65654352)

    Location: London, England  |  Contract Type: Permanent  |   |  Salary: £90,000 - £110,000

    Job description

    Solution Architects work onsite with clients to help them achieve their business aims by providing architectural, domain, and delivery expertise at the solution level. Whilst projects usually have a strong technology element, the Solution Architect will focus on relating technology capabilities and building blocks to the business drivers and goals.

    Candidates will have demonstrated the ability to architect, design and estimate complex software solutions and ensure these are achievable within the client's environment. The role requires someone with a passion for the detail, an understanding of governance, experience in system integration, and the ability to frame and deliver a compelling solution roadmap.

    Main responsibilities:

    *Creating and owning architecture deliverables within client projects
    *Understanding the business and organisational context of client engagements and using this knowledge to identify opportunities and reduce risks
    *Playing an influential role in pushing digital banking projects to delivery, interacting with design authorities, IT teams, and business stakeholders as necessary
    *Representing professionally in customer engagements, using excellent inter-personal skills to develop and realise further opportunities for the company
    *Supporting pre-sales proposals and propositions in the form of client meetings, approach and estimation for solutions
    *Leading technical and non-technical colleagues and clients through the delivery lifecycle
    *Recognising emerging market trends and future requirements, building appropriate knowledge and capability to inform clients and keep Icon at the front of the market


    *A strong technical and solution architecture background built on software engineering experiences
    *The ability to communicate efficiently upwards (to business), downwards (to IT teams) and laterally (to peers, vendors, and client-side staff)
    *Familiarity with technology concepts, roles, and terminology, and the ability to work closely with application architects and modellers
    *The ability to serve as an active participant in architecture groups and forums communicating solution strategy and design in conversation, documentation and presentations

    *Deep technical knowledge covering most, if not all, of the following:
    oDevOps and SDLC, including Automation
    oContainerization technologies and platforms
    oCloud platforms and deployment paradigms
    oCloud security, workload management and service accounting
    oSystems integration and API management

    In addition to the above, the following background experience would be highly beneficial:

    *Understanding of one or more functional or business domains
    *Consultancy / customer facing experiences within a software vendor or enterprise scale services environment
    *Financial Services domain knowledge with practical experience of mobilising technology to meet the market dynamics effecting the financial services domain (Risk / Cost / Customer)
    *Pre-sales experience and comfort engaging with clients to demonstrate capability and understand requirements

    People Source Consulting Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

    People Source specialise in technology recruitment across niche markets including Information Technology, Digital TV, Digital Marketing, Project and Programme Management, SAP, Digital and Consumer Electronics, Air Traffic Management, Management Consultancy, Business Intelligence, Manufacturing, Telecoms, Public Sector, Healthcare, Finance and Oil & Gas.



    • 20% Bonus + Benefits


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    Simon Gukhool
    Managing Consultant

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    Telephone: +44 (0) 117 922 7000

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    Working with Simon and the PeopleSource team has been a pleasure and as straight forward as you would want a relationship between a recruitment consultancy and In-House Recruitment team to be. No unnecessary questions, no circumnavigating our team, no direct approach to line management and no off the mark candidate submissions. Simon and his team listen, understand, agree a solution and deliver upon their promises. Time and time again Simon has found strong candidates across multiple disciplines, particularly in key roles across the Fintech landscape. I would not hesitate to use Simon and his team in further assignments and can strongly recommend them. Client of Simon Gukhool

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