Commutable from Dorset, Wiltshire, Berkshire, London, Surrey, Sussex
Financial services, Life and pensions, Insurance, Wealth Management, ecommerce, tibco, .net, struts, java, thunderhead, TOGAF
My client, a FTSE100 company are looking for an Applications Architect to fill the following requirement: -
Job Summary / Purpose
To lead the development, maintenance, communication and implementation of the IT global technology strategy and architecture taking into account business strategy, industry direction, technology innovation and input from 3rd party delivery partners, across business segments, and global technology domains.
The successful candidate will influence senior stakeholders and be responsible for decisions which have an impact on the strategic direction of technology in the company, on projects and the IT delivery.
To ensure joined-up global application, infrastructure, data or security architectures, along with associated roadmaps, are in a place that supports the business and drives simplification across IT.
To ensure new systems development initiatives are globally aligned and converge to the IT strategic architecture.
The candidate will be working with a mature team of application architects and as such we are looking for a hands-on individual who is eager to learn and has the ability to build strong relationships with both technical and business personnel. The candidate will be assigned to a specific business unit and will be part of an IT portfolio team consisting of a project manger and business analyst who support all project initiatives for that business area.
The candidate will need to hit the ground running as architecture is a busy team and has a good balance of both business and strategic technical work. Communication skills are important and are rated highly as this role regularly interfaces with both execs and technical personnel in an off shore environment. The incumbent will be expected to manage programmes of work and be responsible for specific domains. They must have experience in at least one of the following technologies at an architectural level:
- ecommerce (.net/java/struts framework)
- ESB/middleware (Tibco Business works)
- BPM (Tibco iProcess)
- Document management (Thunderhead)
- Business intelligence
Further details will be given on application for this excellent opportunity at one of the UK's leading organisations
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- 13 months ago