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Solution Architect; Financial Services; Darlington £57k (Permanent)

Location: Darlington Country: UK Rate: £46312 - £57890 per annum
 

Solution Architect required by a Financial Services Company to be based in their Head Office in Darlington and are offering up to £57.5k. Reporting to the Head of Infrastructure and Support you will take ownership of the Solution Architecture, reviewing existing architecture and identifying risks. Furthermore you will be responsible for suggesting improvements in order to mitigate those risks. Transferring knowledge to the employees around you will be a key element of this position.

Main Duties Include:
Ownership of the Solution Architecture and Infrastructure Sizing documents
Keeping the company up to date on life of product
Review existing architecture and identify areas of risk
Review and agree on a hosting design document and ensure it is aligned with all documentation
Review of CMDB (configuration management database) against sizing documents to ensure consistency
Discover the best products and systems for any improvements with respect to cost, technology and/or performance
Present any relevant POC (proof of concept) as required to ensure improvements
Review change requests for impact analysis with respect to architecture and update documentation
Review the interface design of the application team to ensure it is aligned with documentation
Organise and chair technical design authority meetings
Capacity planning for Production and non-Production environments
Deal with problems in Production and non-Production as they arise, and carrying out effective Root Cause Analysis exercises
Ensure security related attributes (SSL/TLS) are considered, defined and implemented
Work with Testing Team to understand requirements
Work with infrastructure teams to support PT (Penetration testing) and OAT (Operational acceptance testing)
Participation in Penetration testing and resolving observations

Skills and Experience:
Ability to explain architecture to an application team.
Able to influence at all levels of business
Ability to understand and identify an organisation's needs (through Solution Architecture, Technical Design, Deployment Instruction, Infrastructure Sizing documents, as well as non-functional requirements)
Demonstrated leadership in a previous Systems Architecture lead role
Demonstrated expertise across Systems Architecture and Engineering life cycle from estimation through operations & maintenance
Demonstrated large-scale IT operations experience & responsibility
Ability to understand new and emerging technologies and have demonstrated the implementation of appropriate technologies to meet business needs across multiple organisations
Knowledge of database design (specifically Oracle and SQL) and application interfacing (through API calls)


Posted Date: 16 May 2019 Reference: JS-JO0000011384A Employment Agency: Langley James Ltd  Contact: Stacey Blundell