NatWest Bank Jobs – Solutions Architect Lead

Website NatWest

Job Description:

As a Solutions Architect Lead, you’ll be defining and communicating the current, resultant and target state architecture for your assigned scope. You’ll be making sure that the architecture links to, and is informed by, our overall strategy and architecture, and produces the architecture outcomes.

We’ll look to you strongly influence the development of business strategies at an organisational level, identifying transformational opportunities for our businesses and technology areas associated with both new and existing technologies.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Working closely with business owners, portfolio managers, product managers and release managers to define the target intentional architecture
  • Seeking out and utilising continuous feedback, fostering adaptive design and engineering practices to drive the collaboration of programmes and teams around a common technical vision
  • Leading complex and technically challenging architectural transformations, coordinating design and platform teams across domains
  • Translating architecture roadmaps into packages of work that allow frequent incremental delivery of value to be included in product backlog
  • Defining, creating and maintaining architecture models, roadmaps, standards and outcomes, using architecture strategies to ensure alignment to adjacent and higher level model with a focus on modern engineering solutions

Job Requirements:

  • Experience of working with business solution vendors, technology vendors and products within the market
  • Experience of developing, syndicating and communicating architectures, designs and proposals for action
  • An understanding of industry architecture frameworks, such as TOGAF and ArchiMate
  • Knowledge of hardware, software, application and systems engineering
  • Strong collaboration and stakeholder management skills
  • Experience of event-driven and microservices-based architecture patterns, and a familiarity with the underpinning technologies

Job Details:

Company: NatWest

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Manchester, United Kingdom

Application Deadline: N/A

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