Consultant/Expert Architecture

Essex  ‐ Onsite
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Consultant/Expert Architecture - GCP

Start Date: ASAP

Contract Length: 12 Months

Location / Remote Working: Dunton - Essex/Hybrid - 2 days a week

Pay Rate: £600 - £670 (Depending on Experience)

IR35: Inside

Engagement Method Offered: Umbrella
Join our client on a digital revolution as their Enterprise/Solution Architect! This pivotal role thrusts you into the heart of their cloud-first transformation, where you'll collaborate across the organisation - from product teams to strategic business leaders - to define the technical and business road-map. Your deep understanding of financial institutions, cloud, and architectural expertise will be your weapons as you design seamless migration strategies, guide product teams through modernisation journeys, and ensure smooth transitions for both customers and partners. Craft transitional architectures that bridge the gap between legacy systems and modern cloud platforms, boosting efficiency, security, and agility. Make sure financial systems are in line with latest banking standards following industry standard architecture models such as TOGAF Design transitional architectures to propel their growth. If you have technical leadership, clear communication, and a passion for collaborative problem-solving ignite then get in touch.

Skills Required:
  • Demonstrably successful Enterprise Architect with a proven history of modernising legacy systems and migrating applications to the cloud.
  • Have a comprehensive expertise in Google Cloud Platform services and best practices, coupled with exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Take ownership of your workload, ensuring thorough follow-through, and excel at crafting Enterprise/Solution Architecture artifacts using frameworks like TOGAF and Zachman.

Skills preferred:
  • Deeply versed in banking and financial reporting regulations
  • Champion secure and scalable architectures through expertise in identity management standards
  • modern development methodologies (DevOps, Agile/SAFE), and cloud-based solutions.

Experience Required:
  • Cloud architect with 10+ years of experience building scalable, secure architectures on Google Cloud Platform (GCP).
  • Experience in Java and React
  • Led diverse teams through large-scale financial technology initiatives, ensuring frictionless transformation.

Experience Preferred
  • Google Professional Cloud Architect certification.
  • Degree in computer science/engineering, Data science or related field
  • Experience in Banking and Financial Regulatory Reporting space.
  • Proven ability to integrate and customise diverse FinTech Core Banking platforms for different financial institutions.
  • Proven track record of navigating the evolving landscape of EU banking regulations, Privacy standards and ensuring compliance.
  • Thrive in high-pressure environments, juggling multiple projects concurrently and meeting tight deadlines.
  • Exposure to multiple, diverse technologies and platforms
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