Req # : 180077838
Our Global Technology Infrastructure group is a team of innovators rewarded with innovators who love technology as much as you do.
Together, you’ll use a disciplined, innovative and a business focused approach to develop a wide variety of high-quality products and solutions.
You’ll work in a stable, resilient and secure operating environment where you and the products you deliver will thrive.
GTI Solutions Architecture is a client-focused team providing consultation services, enterprise analysis, and applications infrastructure designs meeting the current and future requirements to our internal clients while adhering to architectural standards, resiliency, security, performance and regulatory guidelines and strategies.
As an experienced Solutions Architect within the team you will work directly with business architects and applications development teams to design integrated solutions which meet the business objectives.
This role is an experienced Solutions Architect working directly with internal customers. The candidate must have broad and deep technology skills across a range of disciplines.
Solutions architects are accountable for the development of cost effective end-to-end technical solutions and functions as the primary design authority for the prescribed solution, working in partnership with the technical product owners, external vendors and project management teams.
There is implicit accountability for a solution being fit for purpose and working as designed.
The candidates responsibilities include :
Creating application infrastructure solutions designs which meet the client requirements and incorporate all relevant standards including;
architectural , security, resiliency , regulatory and compliance
analysing current implementations for adherence to standards and for optimization
Representing all GTI products in consulting with clients on projects and strategic initiatives
Continuous learning and knowledge of current and planned technology products
Effective and timely communication with clients and partners
Advises the application team of best practice and fit for purpose, creating design documents which follow approved guidelines which align with available service offering.
Skills Required :
Engineering degree in a technical discipline or similar industry experience
8+ years progressive experience and technical depth in one or more of the following areas; Distributed technologies including Server / Storage, Hypervisor, Market Data rate publications, Database, Web, Messaging, Load Balancing, Networking, Firewall.
Knowledge of one or more cloud based technologies private / public & on / off premise
3+ years experience as an enterprise Solutions Architect or Engineer
Programming languages (C / C++ / Java / Python / J2EE / Angular KS)
Skills Preferred :
Understanding of financial services risk and control requirements within a large enterprise environment.
Experience with data center automation and runtime automation
Experience implementing data-driven automations (e.g. Puppet or Ansible)
Experience with cloud orchestration and automation
Experience with Agile development methodologies
Soft Skills Required :
Strong verbal and written communication
Excellent client interfacing skills with the ability to collaborate with peers and engage in technical discussions with engineers varying in skills and expertise
Must be able to communicate. Engage stakeholder for support and interface with Sr. Management using non-technical jargon and translating complex details into a concise story
Motivated, self-starter, interested in making a difference and acting as a change agent
Ability to work across and influence in a large complex organization