Solution Architect - Long-Term Contract (£500-700P/D)
We are looking for a highly motivated and experienced Solution Architect with recent Retail Banking/Fintech/Payments experience to join our team. The solution architect will be responsible for building robust, scalable and secure designs based on requirements and supporting the development teams.
* Microservices based Architect on either GO or Java/Springboot in Docker/AWS building scalable and high-volume systems.
* Must have deep knowledge in one or more areas like Payments/Lending/Onboarding/AML/KYC/Onboarding.
* End to end Digital banking designs with a focus on application security.
Defining and driving software architecture and enterprise capabilities (scalability, fault tolerance, extensibility, maintainability, etc.)
Reporting to head of architecture and working in Agile Scrum Teams to provide architecture support to developers.
Building High level and detailed solution designs across front end, back end and core banking.
Driving research and prototypes on leading-edge technologies and how they can be leveraged
Skills and Experience
Recent Retail Banking/Fintech/Payments domain experience in Digital projects.
7+ years of experience in Architecture with a prior background software development for regulated companies where security is at the forefront
Architecting or hands-on development experience within cloud (preferred AWS) is a MUST
Backend toolset: Java/SpringBoot with experience of designing Microservices in Kubernetes in AWS
Mobile App toolset: SWIFT/KOTLIN
Front end toolset: React
Familiarity Agile DevOps for code deployment using CI/CD framework
Experience with API development (REST, SOAP, RPC, Spring IoC); Swagger
PSD2/Open Banking and SCA is preferred
Even Driven Architecture
Broad understanding of Data & Analytics
A team player with a genuine interest in working in a fast-paced Fintech with an open mind and ability to learn new skills
A degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject