Solutions Architect

Location Edinburgh
Contact name: Niamh Ferguson

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Solutions Architect

A renowned banking group are looking to hire a Solutions Architect into a role where you'll have the freedom to bring technology to the forefront of the business.

You'll be tasked with creating new products and services to really make a difference to customers and the future technological direction of the company. The role is within an agile environment where there is an emphasis on complex problem solving within a collaborative and experimental work space. 

As a Senior Solution Architect, you lead from the front in defining and realising the banks digital estate. Building their own customer-facing applications, you’ll be working with Engineering Leads and Solution Architects to ensure they are building the right thing – and building the thing right.

You will also be responsible for growing and shaping their Solution Architecture capability, through coaching and mentoring a virtual team of Solution Architects and Senior Engineers to help realise architecture vision.

|In addition you'll be liaising with stakeholders and blending domain knowledge and deep technical expertise to coach cross-disciplinary feature teams to deliver high quality maintainable software. You will, therefore, have to be flexible and adaptive in a variety of situations.

Required experience:

  • Prior experience in a senior solution architecture position.

  • Strong understanding of modern software development practices

  • Strong understanding of building applications through containerised microservices-based architectures, with a working-to-strong understanding of cloud methodologies

  • Working knowledge of infrastructure and security architecture practices and concerns

  • Have played an active part in architecture and design governance

  • TOGAF or equivalent qualifications.

If you're looking for an exciting new challenge in an innovative and diverse environment then this is a unique opportunity.