Digital Systems Architect – Financial Services - Northampton
We require a Digital Architect to Support in the definition of digital architecture, roadmaps and technical solutions as well as technical consultancy and leading edge technology thinking as required across.
Clearly articulate / communicate direction and benefits of digital architecture to developers / engineers and non-technical stakeholders
Responsible for creating digital technology architecture solutions and cost estimates, to meet business needs, in line with strategy and architecture.
Work with supply chain (including external) as appropriate.
Working with the relevant enterprise wide architects and digital business aligned strategy leads, supports the creation of an appropriate digital technology strategy for the relevant business area.
Maintain technology roadmaps for digital capabilities across the Company.
Responsible for ensuring the digital engineering / development teams are aligned to the technical strategy, architecture, quality standards and policies.
Work collaboratively with the relevant technology colleagues, project managers, architects, business analysts and developers to ensure that the digital outcomes delivered by projects are consistent with the original technical solution specified.
Able to challenge stakeholders creatively and professionally to create architectural solutions which meet the business need (including budgetary / time constraints) whilst being aligned to Company architectural blueprint, principles and standards.
Can describe existing / emerging digital technology and technology strategy to developers and non-technical stakeholders both verbally and via appropriate documentation.
Experience of application client and server architecture in the web and/or mobile domain, application frameworks and architecture patterns
Experience of Object-Oriented design and Enterprise Integration Patterns, of presenting technical concepts to a non-technical audience
Specific experience of domain driven and event driven architecture
The following would be nice to have:
Experience of operating in an Agile delivery environment, microservices and refactoring to microservices
Knowledge and experience of Enterprise Architecture frameworks (TOGAF, Zachman).
Experience of DevOps and containerization
This is a contract assignment between 3 to 6 months initially.
Based in Northampton.
Please send your CV to us in Word format.