Finance Sector Senior Chief Solution Architect

Job Description
IBM's Global Business Services (GBS) is the world's largest consulting services organization. GBS provides clients with business transformation and industry expertise, and the ability to translate that expertise into integrated, responsive, innovative business solutions. GBS provides consulting services across multiple industries and covers the whole process chain from strategy consulting through to the construction, implementation and operation of technical and commercial solutions. [#video#{#400,300#}#/video#] Looking to work in Complex Systems Integration & Architecture (CSI&A) in an exciting role that includes leading, shaping & reviewing proposals, help to grow our team and help to shape our practice then you are who we need. In the CSI&A practice we work on some of the most significant and interesting business and IT transformation programmes in the UK and beyond. We design and deliver cross-domain solutions encompassing a rich variety of technologies and using a mixture of agile and planned methods.

To grow our team we are seeking business and technical architects with strong business, solution design and technical governance skills.

Soft skills play a key part in our roles, so you will need to have :-
Strong inter-personal and communication skills
Experience of working with clients at multiple levels, up to and including C-suite level
Ability to work with multiple organisations (clients and other suppliers)
Innovative mindset; problem-solving skills
Ability to act in a client advisory capacity
Ability to work at client sites

Industry Experience
Strong experience of working within Banking; Retail Banking, Commercial Banking, Corporate Banking and/or Business Banking
Experience in design and delivery of a variety of Solution Architecture solutions in Banking (Core Banking, Payments, Mobile Banking etc.)
* Specific experience of leading or taking a key role in the technical delivery of a Core Banking replacement or modernisation programme of work and understands the challenges and has overcome these to achieve a successful outcome

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

Experience of designing complex SI solutions
Broad architecture skills, covering application, infrastructure and data
Strong integration skills
Technical delivery governance experience
Experience of working on complex SI projects, based on multiple integrated technologies
Sound understanding of contemporary paradigms, such as cloud, DevOps and agile
Strong experience of working within Banking; Retail Banking, Commercial Banking,
Corporate Banking and/or Business Banking

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience


EO Statement
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