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Solutions Architect

  • Glasgow
  • Up to £625 per day
  • Contract

6-month contract - £625 Per day (Inside IR35)

Leading UK bank has an initial 6-month contract (InsideIR35) for an experienced Solutions Architect (remote) to work in their Fraud and Financial crime business area.

You will be an experienced Solutions Architect with a breadth of technical background, and ideally have experience working in the financial services sector.

The role:

  • Working closely with Business and Technology colleagues to ensure that design options are effectively evaluated and that robust recommendations are made.

  • Ongoing governance of project delivery against agreed designs and assessment of the impact of change requests on the high-level design

  • Running design forums and workshops with developer, operational and business colleagues. Third party vendors will often be involved as well.

  • Distribution of designs for approval and presentation of said designs at formal clinics

  • Peer review of designs produced by colleagues.

  • Involvement in the technical communities of interest to support and enhance software development policies and standards.

  • Provision of Solution Design estimates for input to Business Cases

  • Involvement in internal improvement initiatives to develop the overall capability of the Solutions Design competency.

  • Working alongside Lead Solution Architects and with other Architects within the Solutions Architecture competency to support the bank's business projects.

Experience required:

  • Experience in a range of technologies including, for example, Messaging & Middleware, Microservices, Cloud and Data Streaming

  • Experience and expertise in solution architecture

  • Experience working in waterfall and agile environments during the Software Development Life Cycle

  • Understanding and experience of design governance

  • Ability to work with both Business and Technology stakeholders to build personal credibility in shaping solutions to business problems

  • Ability to manage and resolve design risks and issues

  • The ability to influence and challenge at a senior level to get the best outcome


  • Support planning - help drive the scope and delivery shape and schedule as well design

  • Experience working effectively with other Change and Technology professionals

  • Experience in the following areas of business: Financial Fraud and AML; Debit & Credit Cards; ATM & POS; Payments (FPS, SWIFT, CHAPS, BACS); Core banking processing; Treasury Systems

Please send your CV ASAP for immediate consideration.

Niall Bree
Point of contact
Niall Bree
Business Manager
07876 233 246 0141 410 1008

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