Job ID 332351
6MONTH CONTRACT + EXT
ABOUT THE ROLE:
You'll be joining a small, dynamic team of strategy setting Enterprise Architects, focused on the technology enablers that support all our colleague and customer services. You will be working on Cloud, Infrastructure, Data and API services.
In the role, you'll be aligned to a technology enabler engaging with senior leaders, advising them on how to utilise technology to achieve outcomes and articulate options that balance the different drivers of change.
You're a forward‐looking and enthusiastic enterprise architect who can combine thought leadership, a passion for change, an ability to logically decompose complex problems and influence all levels of the organisation.
You'll typically have broad architecture experience spanning a variety of traditional, modern, and emerging technologies, ideally but not critically, in a financial or regulated industry.
You'll have a background in strategy setting, enterprise architecture or technology consulting roles. Ideally you'll have had experience in engineering and solution architecture during your career. You define architecture direction in the context of industry trends and understand how that can bring value to the organisation.
All architecture decisions made for the area you support.
Build compelling architecture strategies and roadmaps with comprehensive inputs from Business, Engineering, Operations, Industry and Vendors.
Pro-actively drive forward the agenda to simplify and modernise our technology landscape.
Keep pace with the latest industry direction and vendor offerings to ensure our strategies capitalise on new opportunities.
Influence our investment portfolios and the direction of major change programmes to ensure strategic architecture outcomes.
Build strong relationships and credibly communicate with key business and engineering collaborators across the organisation including CxOs.
You're an authority for an architecture domain with deep and broad knowledge of technology, methodology and assurance techniques.Desirable technical experience:
Cloud platform technologies covering IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS services on Azure, GCP and AWS.
Hybrid hosting architecture of cloud and tradition platforms including Midrange Unix and Mainframe technologies.
API architecture standards including OpenID Connect profiles, API gateways, microservices including event driven architectures.
Data trends including relational, NoSQL databases, data warehouses and data lakes.
Designing critically important systems which have challenging service parameters, for example RPO/RTO Zero.
Broad appreciation of cyber security (e.g., zero trust) and the architectural implications it has on application design.Modern progressive technologies – e.g., machine learning, artificial intelligence, block chain etc