Contract Solutions Architect

Contract / Temporary

Job Reference
Contract Solutions Architect
Job Type
Contract / Temporary
Salary Details
£600 per / day
Start Date
Key Skills
Solutions Architecture, TOGAF, Agile, ITIL, Financial Services
Peter Hirst
+44 (0) 23 8081 7155

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Job description

Contract Solutions Architect – Up to £600p/d – 6 Months initially
Investment / Wealth Management

As a preferred recruitment partner to this well-established global financial services organisation we have been instructed to assist with the hire of a Contract Solutions Architect to join within their Newcastle office.

Skills / Environment
• Proven track record working in IT Solution Architecture.
• Proven track record within a wide variety of IT functions, including systems analysis, development and project management.
• Understanding of industry best practice and trends together with their application within a business context.
• Knowledge of a wide variety of technologies including several of the disciplines in strategic IT architecture covering either application, infrastructure, data or security architecture with evidenced practice of at least two domains.
• Broad knowledge of the financial services industry (specific knowledge of the distribution/financial advice business is desirable) and key regulatory requirements together with an understanding of business processes.
• Proven experience of delivering solutions using various delivery methodologies and practises, specifically aligning Agile and Architecture frameworks.
• Experience working with large contract outsourcing supplier partners.
• Experience in developing vision and informing strategic direction on large initiatives.
• Proven experience in designing, standardizing and maintaining assurance practices within a multi-disciplined environment.
• Experience in assessing and challenging demand, root cause and cost and benefit analysis..
• ITIL Practitioner
• Agile Practitioner
• TOGAF certification

This role may suit candidates, who hold the following job titles: Technical Architect, Solutions Architect, Enterprise Architect

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