Solutions Architect

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ROLE SUMMARY

We are looking for a Solutions Architect for an Identity and Access Management programme within financial services. Please note these roles are inside IR35 and offered on a renewable contract basis.

ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Validate and QA of the architectural components and building blocks that will be used to construct compliant, secure and trustworthy security services.
  • Define the solution architecture of the project, translating business requirements into IT solutions – taking into account existing IT systems and complexities.
  • Work closely with external suppliers to ensure solution makes best use of technology and meets requirements.
  • Present project solutions effectively and clearly to senior stakeholders
  • Support project stakeholders in presenting solutions to the wider business
  • Actively maintain relationships between other delivery projects, determine and manage the technical interlocks between other change projects across the organisation.
  • Provide subject matter expertise across security and infrastructure domains in scope of the initiatives.
  • Run project level governance and ensuring that project artefacts are governed based on the relevant enterprise forums.

SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Ability to build and grow relationships with business and technical stakeholders to advance solution goals.
  • Creative problem solver. With the ability to analyse problems from multiple perspectives, enable all stakeholders’ views to be understood and deliver consensus-based outcomes.
  • Experience of Cloud practises. Knowledge of Google cloud platform and Azure.
  • Self-starting and pro active in their approach to work.
  • Good attention to detail.
  • Proven track record in developing complex designs of information technology systems.
  • Understanding of best practice guidelines, frameworks and regulations relevant to security such as but not limited to the NIST security framework, CIS Critical Security Controls, ISO27001, GDPR 
  • Desirable: Cloud certification / experience in specifically AWS, GCP, Microsoft Azure 
Contract
11 January 2022
SME
Architect / Domain Engineer
Daily rate (inside IR35)