Enterprise Architect-Investment Banking - London

Company: Virtusa-Polaris
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Location: London, Reino Unido
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JOB DESCRIPTION
Enterprise Architect, Investment Banking (Markets)

We are the UK’s leading bank and are now investing circa
£3bn over the next 3 years to completely transform and optimise our application landscape.
With architecture in the forefront of this transformation, we are looking for architecture
leaders to provide thought leadership and help define and drive the new strategy for the
bank.

Technology is at the heart of our business and architecture is at the heart of technology
leadership - it is an integral part of our corporate strategy. As we go through this business
and IT transformation, we need to be innovative, creative and forward thinking. Our goal is
to ensure our services are based on modern, scalable and resilient technologies that deliver
value to both our customers and our business. Our culture brings together talented, driven
people from diverse backgrounds - people at the core of who we are.

About the role

Markets is at the start of a multi-year >£100m transformational programme and this role is
the lead enterprise architect for this programme as well as the middle and back office
functions.

This role is part of the Commercial Enterprise Architecture team facing off to the Markets
business as well as to their delivery organisations. You will be joining senior team of
dynamic strategy oriented enterprise architects, focused on partnership and
collaboration
with stakeholders. The central team is small however this role will include the leadership of
the federated solution architects community.
Aligning with the business and group technology strategy, you will be accountable for
defining the target architecture as well as the roadmaps to achieve it as well as ultimately
accountable for all the architecture decisions for the area you support. There is an element
of governance as part of this role but this should be implemented through collaboration and
partnership rather than policing.
In your role you will have an opportunity to engage with senior leaders (including CxO) from
both the business and IT advising them on technology strategy and partnering with them to
define the right solutions to meet the needs of their rapidly changing business. This needs
to balance the needs of the current with the needs of the transformed future trying to
minimise technical debt whilst enabling the business outcomes.

Given the transformation journey we are about to embark on, there has never been a more
exciting and impactful time to join the Enterprise Architecture team as we redefine the
future of the bank.


JOB TYPE
Work Day: Full Time
Employment type: Permanent Job
Salary: Negotiable


JOB REQUIREMENTS
Minimal experience: Unspecified



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