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
Project and product management
Excellent communication skills
Deep analytical skills
Project and resource management skills
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
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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