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Senior Architect

Bromley, , United Kingdom

Job Description:

Job Title: Senior Architect

Corporate Title: Director

Location: Bromley

Enterprise Architecture is looking for Senior Domain Architect to support one or more CIO organizations within Enterprise Technology.

The primary responsibilities will be to develop, institute, socialize and govern architecture strategies / blueprints and related frameworks. The role will also be engaged in architecting and designing comprehensive end-to-end solutions that meet business requirements in support of a given portfolio of work and support the authoring of high-level designs when required.

The candidate will be expected to govern a broad portfolio and be a key influencer of strategic technology spend.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Create and maintain domain architecture strategies, blueprint and roadmaps showing the evolution of systems from current to target state to meet strategic business, financial and technology objectives through documentation of systems, architectures, process flows and value-chain models.
  • Participate in architecture consulting to enable design decisions, lead design sessions where appropriate, manage design tradeoffs between speed to market, financial and strategic impact, and support the successful implementation of initiatives.
  • Act as a control function to ensure adherence of designs to blueprints, architectural principles and enterprise standards
  • Support the compliance of designs to all relevant local laws and regulations.
  • Identify risks to quickly resolve issues and conflicting priorities and influence a positive and effective outcome.
  • Leverage technical expertise to support vendor selection activities including recommendations of when to make the appropriate build vs. buy decisions.
  • Support the development of prototypes and proof-of-concepts to validate designs.
  • Contribute to creation and evolution of architectural patterns, principles and guidelines.
  • Support the execution of the architecture governance board.
  • Provide inputs to annual financial planning & other related activities.
  • Providing a senior communication channel across multiple functional domains.

Required Skills / Experience:

  • BSc-level  degree in computer science or equivalent experience in industry
  • Extensive experience with enterprise-level technology strategy in an architecture organization
  • Application development knowledge and experience (Enterprise Applications, distributed services, design, analysis)
  • Certification or extensive experience in industry best practices in architectural methodologies and standards (e.g. UML, BPMN, TOGAF, Zachman)
  • Architecture, quality & productivity methodologies (e.g. Six Sigma, TQM, CMM, etc…
  • Modern application development and deployment (Automated Testing, Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery)
  • Broad based IT knowledge and experience (hardware, software, middleware, databases)
  • Deep Knowledge of Financial Services

Leadership, Communication, Relationship and soft-skills

  • Understand and empathize with the key challenges faced by sponsors and stakeholders
  • Manage senior stakeholder expectations and build trust relationships
  • Provide strategic vision based on balanced Risk, Financial, Process, and Resource factors
  • Interpret business needs and promoting innovative technology solutions
  • Support governance and oversight processes for managing alignment of change to strategic goals
  • Translate  complex concepts into multiple architectural “views” aimed at varying audiences
  • Work effectively in a matrix organization with teams of architects, developers and business partners with minimal supervision
  • Express ideas verbally and in writing to effectively communicate with and influence teammates, technology partners, business leaders and executives
  • Resolving and influencing the positive outcome of conflicting objectives and priorities
  • Strong, proactive leadership capabilities – inspiring fellowship
  • Ability to stimulate and participate in creative thinking for out-of-the-box solutions
  • Ability to effectively communicate, interact with and influence
  • Work effectively within a fast-paced, cohesive team
  • Willing to learn fast and adapt quickly to change
  • Excellent written (technical) and verbal communication

Bank of America:

Every day, across the globe, our employees bring a commitment to our purpose and to driving responsible growth by living our values: deliver together, act responsibly, realize the power of our people and trust the team. A key aspect of driving responsible growth is doing so in a sustainable manner, a critical pillar of which is being a great place to work for our teammates.

In line with these values, in EMEA we have 9 Employee Networks, a wide range of Sports & Social clubs, and other development and networking opportunities so that you can enjoy a range of experiences and connect with colleagues across the bank. We also offer exclusive discounts to some of the most iconic cultural experiences for you to enjoy in your spare time outside of work. Learn more about our benefits here.

Good conduct and sound judgment is crucial to our long term success. It’s important that all employees in the organisation understand the expected standards of conduct and how we manage conduct risk. Individual accountability and an ownership mind-set are the cornerstones of our Code of Conduct and are at the heart of managing risk well.

We are an equal opportunities employer, and ensure that no applicant is subject to less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, gender identity, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, age, sexual orientation, socio-economic background, responsibilities for dependants, physical or mental disability. The Bank selects candidates for interview based on their skills, qualifications and experience.

We strive to ensure that our recruitment processes are accessible for all candidates and encourage any candidates to tell us about any adjustment requirements. As part of our standard hiring process to manage risk, please note background screening checks will be conducted on all hires before commencing employment.

Job Band:

H4

Shift: 

Hours Per Week:

35

Weekly Schedule:

Referral Bonus Amount:

0

Job Description:

Job Title: Senior Architect

Corporate Title: Director

Location: Bromley

Enterprise Architecture is looking for Senior Domain Architect to support one or more CIO organizations within Enterprise Technology.

The primary responsibilities will be to develop, institute, socialize and govern architecture strategies / blueprints and related frameworks. The role will also be engaged in architecting and designing comprehensive end-to-end solutions that meet business requirements in support of a given portfolio of work and support the authoring of high-level designs when required.

The candidate will be expected to govern a broad portfolio and be a key influencer of strategic technology spend.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Create and maintain domain architecture strategies, blueprint and roadmaps showing the evolution of systems from current to target state to meet strategic business, financial and technology objectives through documentation of systems, architectures, process flows and value-chain models.
  • Participate in architecture consulting to enable design decisions, lead design sessions where appropriate, manage design tradeoffs between speed to market, financial and strategic impact, and support the successful implementation of initiatives.
  • Act as a control function to ensure adherence of designs to blueprints, architectural principles and enterprise standards
  • Support the compliance of designs to all relevant local laws and regulations.
  • Identify risks to quickly resolve issues and conflicting priorities and influence a positive and effective outcome.
  • Leverage technical expertise to support vendor selection activities including recommendations of when to make the appropriate build vs. buy decisions.
  • Support the development of prototypes and proof-of-concepts to validate designs.
  • Contribute to creation and evolution of architectural patterns, principles and guidelines.
  • Support the execution of the architecture governance board.
  • Provide inputs to annual financial planning & other related activities.
  • Providing a senior communication channel across multiple functional domains.

Required Skills / Experience:

  • BSc-level  degree in computer science or equivalent experience in industry
  • Extensive experience with enterprise-level technology strategy in an architecture organization
  • Application development knowledge and experience (Enterprise Applications, distributed services, design, analysis)
  • Certification or extensive experience in industry best practices in architectural methodologies and standards (e.g. UML, BPMN, TOGAF, Zachman)
  • Architecture, quality & productivity methodologies (e.g. Six Sigma, TQM, CMM, etc…
  • Modern application development and deployment (Automated Testing, Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery)
  • Broad based IT knowledge and experience (hardware, software, middleware, databases)
  • Deep Knowledge of Financial Services

Leadership, Communication, Relationship and soft-skills

  • Understand and empathize with the key challenges faced by sponsors and stakeholders
  • Manage senior stakeholder expectations and build trust relationships
  • Provide strategic vision based on balanced Risk, Financial, Process, and Resource factors
  • Interpret business needs and promoting innovative technology solutions
  • Support governance and oversight processes for managing alignment of change to strategic goals
  • Translate  complex concepts into multiple architectural “views” aimed at varying audiences
  • Work effectively in a matrix organization with teams of architects, developers and business partners with minimal supervision
  • Express ideas verbally and in writing to effectively communicate with and influence teammates, technology partners, business leaders and executives
  • Resolving and influencing the positive outcome of conflicting objectives and priorities
  • Strong, proactive leadership capabilities – inspiring fellowship
  • Ability to stimulate and participate in creative thinking for out-of-the-box solutions
  • Ability to effectively communicate, interact with and influence
  • Work effectively within a fast-paced, cohesive team
  • Willing to learn fast and adapt quickly to change
  • Excellent written (technical) and verbal communication

Bank of America:

Every day, across the globe, our employees bring a commitment to our purpose and to driving responsible growth by living our values: deliver together, act responsibly, realize the power of our people and trust the team. A key aspect of driving responsible growth is doing so in a sustainable manner, a critical pillar of which is being a great place to work for our teammates.

In line with these values, in EMEA we have 9 Employee Networks, a wide range of Sports & Social clubs, and other development and networking opportunities so that you can enjoy a range of experiences and connect with colleagues across the bank. We also offer exclusive discounts to some of the most iconic cultural experiences for you to enjoy in your spare time outside of work. Learn more about our benefits here.

Good conduct and sound judgment is crucial to our long term success. It’s important that all employees in the organisation understand the expected standards of conduct and how we manage conduct risk. Individual accountability and an ownership mind-set are the cornerstones of our Code of Conduct and are at the heart of managing risk well.

We are an equal opportunities employer, and ensure that no applicant is subject to less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, gender identity, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, age, sexual orientation, socio-economic background, responsibilities for dependants, physical or mental disability. The Bank selects candidates for interview based on their skills, qualifications and experience.

We strive to ensure that our recruitment processes are accessible for all candidates and encourage any candidates to tell us about any adjustment requirements. As part of our standard hiring process to manage risk, please note background screening checks will be conducted on all hires before commencing employment.

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Full time

JR-22008759

Band: H4

Manages People:

Manager:

Talent Acquisition Contact:

Radley Barco

Referral Bonus:

0

Street Address

Primary Location:
26 ELMFIELD RD, Bromley, BR1 1LR