Solutions Architect – Finance Systems

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Finance Solutions Architect

Global insurance specialist, due to internal promotion, are looking for a a Solutions Architect with Finance Applications experience to join their team.

An excellent opportunity to grow your career in an organisation who champion progression.

Hybrid home/office working in London or West Sussex area.

The Finance Solutions Architect role is responsible for the enablement of financial corporate platforms across different regions, supporting the architecture design and governance, partnering with the delivery teams to ensure solutions being implemented are aligned with architecture, security & technology standards and strategies.

The role also works actively on the designing of frameworks and roadmaps that support the modernisation and simplification of the financial applications.

You will develop and document flexible, adaptable, modular, and reusable solution architecture designs (in collaboration with product delivery and operation support teams) and develop solutions & roadmaps on finance applications transformation and modernisation.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Support evolution of Finance architecture blueprints & reference models and facilitate their enablement and adoption within the enterprise.
Implement appropriate solution architecture governance processes and tools while maintaining a key focus on design patterns and technology standards.
Maintain a repository of architecture assets (Platforms, Services, APIs) and promote effective reuse across the enterprise.
Act as an enabler of Agile and DevOps practices
Design architecture solutions with security-first mentality as well as partner with security teams in supporting delivery teams on the understanding and implementation of solutions
DESIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Extensive knowledge and experience of finance platforms architectures, from blueprint to solution design and implementation.
Knowledge of leading Finance technologies and products in the market.
Experience and knowledge in data warehousing solutions, products, and technologies.
Knowledge on financial regulatory reporting, ledger, payments, billing, and other finance business functions.
Experience in development of architecture methodologies and standards.
Technology architecture experience, including but not limited to business, application, infrastructure, security, and data architecture.
Strong technical background with both, inhouse implementation as well as technology packages and software as a services implementation.
Experience in solutions modularisation and modernisation including adoption of Micro Service Architecture models.
Experience in Integration Architectures from Service Bus and ETLs to API Mediation and Event Bus models.
Experience in cloud solution design/ implementation of IaaS, PaaS and SaaS and hybrid models. Preferable with experience in Azure Cloud.
Experience working on a mix of classic and agile delivery methodologies. If you have excellent documentation and presentation skills with ability to develop and deliver high quality architecture artefacts with finance applications, do get in touch

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