Solution Architect - Loan replacement project - Contract

  • GBP550 - GBP600 per day
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Contract, Full time
  • Hunter Bond
  • 22 Dec 16

Solution Architect required by Banking client in London on a long-term contract basis.

Solution Architect required by Banking client in London on a long-term contract basis.

My client are starting a major programme to replace their existing Loan system and are looking for a Solution Architect to help guide them through this process, from RFP to delivery.

This is a key project for the Bank and a great opportunity to take a project from the very start and see it through to delivery.


  • Work with business stakeholders, BAs and other architects to ensure alignment of IT & business
  • Understand the existing system landscape and constraints
  • Use domain experience to guide and advise on best practices from a business and IT perspective
  • Define new architectural solutions as required within the context of the enterprise IT strategy
  • Provide impact assessments of proposed solutions
  • Prepare inputs for RFIs and RFPs, assess vendor responses and evaluate and de-risk new technologies

Experience/Skills required:

  • Financial Services experience (ideally in a Bank)
  • Knowledge of key architectural principles e.g. n-tier architecture, MVC, design for security, availability, scalability & performance
  • UML modelling using architectural modelling tools
  • Web services and APIs (SOAP/REST)
  • Experience of transitioning from legacy systems to new platforms
  • ESB
  • BPM

Desirable skills:

  • Have previously replaced a Loan system in a Financial Services firm

Rate: £600/day

Duration: 6 months + (2 year project)

Location: London

If you are interested in this Solution Architect position and meet the above requirements please apply immediately.