A leader in the Global Custody / Asset Management Outsourcing space is looking for a number of Solution Architects to join them on 6 month rolling contracts. These roles sit inside IR35 and the rate advertised is via an Umbrella model. They are following scaled agile (SAFe) for these projects and need the Solutions Architects to assist with the Agile Release Train (ART).
Typical responsibilities will include:
Analysing 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 authorisation.
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
To apply for this role you must have the following experience:
Previous experience operating as a Solutions Architect with knowledge of Java / Object Orientated programming
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
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