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Director, Solution Architect, Consulting, Financial Services, Digital

Job details
Posting date: 19 May 2020
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: Market Rate
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 16 June 2020
Location: London, UK
Company: Deloitte
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 177693

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Summary

This role at Deloitte within the Consulting Digital team is responsible for developing cutting-edge digital solutions. You'll have the chance to work with some of the best Developers, UX Designers and Strategy thinkers in the business, delivering world class digital solutions for some of the biggest and best companies in the world. For us, developers are not people who are locked in a room to churn out code to match a large paper based specification. They need to work alongside our clients and their customers and combine deep technical expertise with innovative thinking and a strong understanding of what makes businesses and their customers tick. It's the combination of these skills and ways of working that helps us deliver the best digital experiences.

Responsibilities:
•Understand the client’s strategy and develop an end-state architecture that meets the desired needs
•Work with key stakeholders to agree the end-state architecture and develop a roadmap to achieve the end-state
•Develop a view of various architecture domains covering applications, information, security and infrastructure working with other specialists
•Socialise the architecture artefacts and work closely with the design and delivery teams to help them understand the architecture and guide them through the delivery lifecycle
•Participate in various governance forums to get approval for the architecture artefacts and also present possible options to resolve any ongoing architecture challenges
•Manage risks and issues related to architecture by working closely with other team members to resolve them in-time without impacting delivery schedule
•Provide technical leadership to development teams through application development and regular design sessions and other quality assurance activities
•Actively participate and contribute to the Architecture Guild, building and growing as a team from shared experiences
•Manage diverse teams within an inclusive team culture where people are recognised for their contribution

Requirements:
•Architecture and Design experience of enterprise applications using current and upcoming languages (e.g. Java, Kotlin, Go, Rust), and open-source technology frameworks.
•Financial services background or experience in a similar role within the FS sector
•Understanding of DevOps processes facilitating Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery pipelines using latest technologies (e.g. Ansible, Terraform, Docker, Kubernetes)
•Proven knowledge of integration and delivery with core systems (e.g. Policy Admin systems, Core Banking systems)
•Experience in delivering cloud-native applications e.g. AWS, Azure, GCP
•Hands-on experience in designing and delivering services using modern architecture patterns e.g. microservices, RESTful APIs,
•Experience in delivering end-to-end software delivery lifecycle, using agile delivery methods and multi-disciplinary teams
•Aware of FS industry regulations like Open Banking/PSD2 (Banking), Origo Options (Insurance), MiFID II (Capital Markets)
•Experience of client facing roles where you have built relationships with stakeholders, conducted workshops and ability to influence others through persuasive communication
•Experience and willingness to contribute to sales and future opportunities for the firm
•Experience in managing a team and developing talent with a focus on continuous improvement
•Ability to define and deliver a new propositions to market
•Experience in end-to-end service design and delivery across the Core Banking backbone and all Digital Channels

Salary: Market rate; Opening date: 19.05.2020. Closing date: 16.06.2020. Full time

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