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Solution Architect / contract / Hybrid

Ref: BROADBEAN_460601673370960

on 10 January 2023
City Of London
Contract Type

Solution Architect Role Description


Analyzing the technology environment

Analyzing enterprise and business architecture

Review, interpret and respond to Business Requirements Specifications as well as the functional and non-functional specifications, to ensure alignment between business expectations and current or future IT capability

Apply architectural principles and concepts to design and document solutions that meet business requirements, considering scalability, maintainability, security, reliability, flexibility, availability manageability and re-usability.

Setting the collaboration framework

Creating solution prototypes

Participating in technology selection

Helping with the recruitment of the delivery team

Provide guidance on the structure/skills needed in the delivery team

Work with the solution delivery teams guiding them (present/lead white boarding sessions) to develop the solutions according to the defined design.

Provide guidance and remain actively involved on implementing critical Security patterns in application whether related to Coarse Grained Security via ntappsec or similar or fine grained authorization.

Provide consultancy and guidance to build teams concerning architectural policies and standards.

Provide hands-on technical guidance and when required.

Approve major feature pull requests

Supporting Infrastructure design/installation

Supporting project management

Help plan and guide production releases by closely coordinating with the Product Owner and Engineering Lead


At least eight years of work experience in one or more IT areas including but not limited to:

IT architecture, infrastructure and cloud development

Engineering and software architecture design

Business analysis


Project and product management

Personal Attributes

Excellent communication skills

Deep analytical skills

Project and resource management skills

Work Collaboratively

Influence and Negotiate

Customer Centric mindset and Design Thinking

Act as change agents


Understanding of agile and waterfall methods and processes, and capability of supporting agile project teams by providing advice and guidance on opportunities, impact and risks, taking account of technical and architectural debt

Financial Services experience (essential)

Understanding of the current regulatory environment and impact to Financial Services,

Continuous Delivery Pipeline and DevOps

Very good knowledge of the following:

Java/Object Oriented programming

Domain Driven Design

Event Driven Architecture

Microservice architecture and patterns

Spring Boot/Cloud/Container technology

Object Oriented programming

Relational and NoSQL databases


Integration technologies

REST protocols

12 Factor Apps

Working knowledge of SPARX EA Architect

Knowledge of information security principles and best practices

Very good knowledge of TOGAF (The open group architecture framework), certification will be a benefit

Modis International Ltd acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers in the UK. Modis Europe Ltd provide a variety of international solutions that connect clients to the best talent in the world. For all positions based in Switzerland, Modis Europe Ltd works with its licensed Swiss partner Accurity GmbH to ensure that candidate applications are handled in accordance with Swiss law.

Both Modis International Ltd and Modis Europe Ltd are Equal Opportunities Employers.

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