Infrastructure Solutions Architect – Fintech

Infrastructure Solutions Architect – Fintech  

£60,000 + benefits

Quant Capital is urgently looking for a Solutions Architect to join our high profile client.

Our client is a global financial technology vendor well known in the core banking space.

The architect will work on a peer level with Account Managers to formulate technical requirements for nominated customers and new business sales projects. It is vital that the architect acts as the lead Technical Authority for these accounts/projects by delivering technical information to the customer in the form of RFI/RFP responses, architectural design, solution costing, related documentation, product updates and industry/competitive analysis. You will be responsible for running your own projects as well as working closely with presales.

The Solutions architect will provide technical expertise, support and strategy to our customers and the Managed Services organisation particularly the sales teams to deliver continued growth within the Managed Service sector of this business.

The role requires the architect to work independently, and is collaborative in nature. The candidate should be adept at problem solving through innovation, making confident decisions under pressure with aggressive timeframes and have a proven track record on successfully overseeing a number of projects of differing scales.

Solutions Architects must have:

  • 4 years commercial experience of Implementation or Consultancy
  • Degree educated or of degree calibre
  • Graduate calibre or ideally degree educated in a computer or technology related discipline
  • 7+ years’ experience in system solutions and delivery within Financial Services, including work experience of projects with major telecom operators.
  • Expertise in integration and implementation of service-related applications, such as service provisioning, real time charging.
  • Good working knowledge and understanding of software development technologies and interface development and integration
  • Good working knowledge and understanding of third party product licensing particularly oracle and Microsoft products.
  • Good understanding of Data Security concepts and protection systems.
  • Solid technical background including Unix and Citrix
  • TOGAF or similar architectural framework experience and qualification
  • Experience of third party hosting is highly desirable
  • Network, server and application virtualisation
  • Cisco Networking (Routing, Firewall, etc.)
  • Certification in Unix/Oracle/Microsoft/VMWare/Cisco/Citrix
  • Experience of Scripting (Unix Shell/Windows Automated Tasks/etc.) is desirable
  • Ideally a Background in financial technology or front office technology

This role suits someone from a software consulting or infrastructure background that is looking to take on serious responsibility. We are looking for consultants who want to take ownership of products and take considerable responsibility and the bonus that goes with that.

My client is based near Luton


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