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Portfolio Architect

A Portfolio Architect is required to work on a 6 month contract for a major banking client. You can work remotely but you'll need to be based in Sheffield when needed.

Day rate - £670 umbrella inside IR35


  • The Portfolio Architect provides architectural leadership across the Operations portfolio of change.
  • Providing architectural leadership to guide architecture and design activities across the change portfolios
  • Ensuring alignment to architecture strategy and roadmaps and meeting the desired business outcomes, through collaboration with Enterprise Architects and Business/Transformation colleagues
  • Troubleshooting the delivery of strategic and high-priority programmes to achieve desired cost, timescale and quality outcomes
  • Ensuring the coherence and integrity of architectural deliverables within the portfolios of change and where applicable promoting consumption of shared services to achieve re-use.


  • Credible experience operating in an Enterprise, Lead or Portfolio architecture role.
  • Experience & understanding of large-scale cash & cheque processing operations, preferably with some exposure in an international context.
  • Experience of leading an architecture function within a significant business transformation programme.
  • Experienced in developing and communicating strategic material.
  • Broad understanding and experience of a wide range of architecture domains.
  • Must be comfortable working with diverse environments including: Legacy; Multi-Cloud & hybrid environments; Microservices architectures; solid working knowledge of batch & API integration models; multi-channel services (including web, mobile & physical channels); automation technologies including Robotic Process Automation, ML & AI; digitisation of manually driven & paper based processes; good understanding of Data & MI.
  • Good understanding of business processes and process re-engineering - any experience or knowledge of Lean would be an advantage.
  • Architecture breadth of knowledge & experience spanning Data, Business, Enterprise, Application & Technology Architecture
  • Proven ability in translating business requirements into design and execution in a complex technology environment
  • Experience of Cloud, micro-services, API and modern data architectures
  • Legacy platform integration

Please note that candidates will not be able to operate via an LTD company.

If you would like to be considered for this role please don't hesitate to click apply or call Daniel McShane for more information.

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