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Solution Architect - FinTech - £500/day - Outside IR35

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    IT Architecture & Strategy, Software Engineering

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  • Job functions:

    Technical Architect, Solution Architect

  • Salary:

    £500 - £550 per day

  • Contact:

    Xavier Labat

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  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Duration:

    3 months

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Solution Architect - FinTech - Contract - Outside IR35 - £500/day

(Solution Architect, .NET, Node.js, AWS, Microservices, FinTech, Front-End)

My client is looking for a Solution Architect with proven experience in the digital space with multiple delivered solutions. You must bear the learnings and scars of experience but be able to balance this against new or emerging technologies in the space (particularly cloud-based ones). While solution architects rarely are called upon to code, they need to find a way to understand the implementation consequences of the designs they propose.

You'll work with talented and passionate people, who love what they do, in an informal, yet high energy environment.

Primary Responsibilities
● Technical Discovery
● Facilitate technical discovery workshops with the client
● Quickly understand and reflect back to clients their existing architectures and systems
● Effectively interview key technical SMEs at the client to determine technical constraints and capabilities of existing systems
● With the help of Business Analysts, determine technical requirements for solutions
● Architectural Designs
● Create High Level architectural diagrams (that incorporate input from multiple stakeholders)
● Create Component interaction diagrams that factor in feedback from Catalyst engineers and client SMEs
● Software Architecture design artefacts as required ● Middleware
● Front-end/Mobile App ● Technical Documentation
● Write high level design documentation
● Oversee, review, and write low level design documentation
● Stakeholder Management
● Model Consultant: Able to determine goals and motivations of key client stakeholders and factor these into solutions
● Provide plain english communications back to key stakeholders regarding proposed solutions or frameworks
● Estimating
● Create high estimate for proposed solutions
● Balance effort against expected ROI when considering a solution
● Technical Leadership and Planning
● Assist Project Managers and Technical Leads in the planning of implementation phases
● Work with Product Strategists to create mid to long-term development roadmaps for client solutions
● Security
● Ensure design and development is in keeping with Catalyst and industry security best practices (e.g. OWASP)

● Proven experience in creating real-world Solution Architectures (particularly cloud based ones) for companies in the digital space
● Or 5 (or more) years experience in a Technical Leadership role involved in the development of complex systems
● AWS Solution Architect Professional Certification (or equivalent)
● Proven experience using AWS SaaS offerings (Labda, Fargate, CodePipeline,etc) and SDKs
● Implementation Experience in Development Operations including at least two of the following:
● API Development (.NET , node.js)
● Microservices
● Front-end Development (iOS, Android, Web)
● Database administration
● SecOps
● Cloud Development in a Platform other than AWS
● Machine Learning
● ITIL v3 Foundation

Experience with one or more of the following Compliance or Security
● ISO-27001

Client is looking to move ASAP so please get in touch:

(Solution Architect, .NET, Node.js, AWS, Microservices, FinTech, Front-End)

Solution Architect - FinTech - Contract - Outside IR35 - £500/day

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