OpenShift Solution Architect The Senior Solution Architect will play an important role be working on Group-wide programs developing solutions and providing guidance on defining business capabilities and system development (understanding applications and end to end review). This role will suit someone with previous experience managing large, fast paced programs, involving multiple complex technology and stakeholder elements.
Key Roles And Responsibilities
Designs solutions, and system and software architecture according to business strategies and (SA) standards/processes in medium to large programs.
Resolve complex problems and issues in the Solution design and assess potential risks and determine possible solutions.
Work with other (SA) staff, technology experts to ensure solutions align with Reference Architectures and cross cutting IT standards and policies.
Collaborate with other staff, technology experts and business stakeholders to provide functional support to clients on solution architecture updates.
Work with a variety of internal and external stakeholders; taking a Consulting approach with the delivery team to provide support for execution.
Work with a talented, personable and ambitious team
Work in a fast paced, complex, agile environment
Work with and manage ambiguity
What You Need To Succeed
Senior consulting and/or architecture background, who thrives in a rapidly changing and evolving landscape
Experience with producing High Level Solution Architectures, with a focus on technology supporting group operations inclusive of Business Process Management (BPM), document management and digitisation services
Knowledge of container orchestration platforms like OpenShift/Kubernetes.
Knowledge of major cloud platforms (AWS/Azure/GCP)-Preferred
Knowledge of formal architecture frameworks like TOGAF or C4 helpful-Preferred
Experience with source control and build tools such as Git, Maven, NPM, Jenkins-Preferred
Knowledge of Single Page Application frameworks such as Angular, Vue, or React preferred.
Experience with contract-based API design using specs such as OpenAPI--Preferred
Knowledge of microservice concepts, patterns, and anti-patterns. -Preferred
Experience with MicroProfile, Micronaut, or Spring Boot helpful. -Preferred
Experience with relational and NoSQL databases. -Preferred
Experience in business architecture and technical architecture in applying platform lifecycle upgrade activities on highly available systems
Experience in Banking or Financial Services environment would be preferable
Excellent communication skills and the ability to influence stakeholders at all levels