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Solution Architect

  • Location:

    Dublin South

  • Contact email:

    khearns@sigmar.ie

  • Sector:

    IT

  • Contact phone:

    014744632

  • Job type:

    Full Time

  • Job ref:

    khearnssiMFTA

  • Salary:

    Depending on Experience

  • Published:

    20 days ago

  • Contact email:

    khearns@sigmar.ie

  • Consultant:

    Kevin Hearns

Job description

Solution Architect (Mainframe)

My client AIB is looking for a Solution Architect with experience working in a Mainframe environment to join their team for an exciting new project. The project will be modernising and transforming the Core Banking landscape reinforcing AIBs position as an innovative, digital and streamlined organisation

The role will involve taking a lead role in in creating functional and technical solution design to realise the business requirements. The role is also responsible for partnering with the business leaders to shape and design both its strategic and regulatory change agenda and its ongoing BAU.

Why the role is so interesting!

  • Upgrading a legacy system with new & exciting technologies
  • Variety of large scale challenging & exciting projects across multiple product and market segments.
  • Significant opportunity to grow professional competence along with banking & technical domain expertise

 

Responsibilities:

  • The technical and solution design, as appropriate, of solutions that impact on the platform portfolio ensuring that consistent design is applied to all changes.
  • Ensure that design aligns with Tech Strategy, Enterprise Architecture principles and Technical Design Working group principles as well as industry best practices.
  • Ensure that the technical design & solution delivers on business outcomes.
  • To Risk assess each design piece on the following metrics: Technical risk, Technical Debt, Performance, Security, Scalability, fit for purpose.
  • Monitor/Checkpoint all designed change to production
  • Ensure all designs pass the appropriate checkpoints and approval stage gates.

 

Requirements:

  • Proven experience of executing Solution and Technical architecture & design for a financial services organisation and evidence of an outcome based approach to architecture & design.
  • Experience across PL/1, COBOL, IMS, DB2 & SQL
  • Working knowledge of  Java, Spring and WebSphere
  • Experience in shaping and defining a technology roadmap and strategy.
  • Proven ability to provide Technical Leadership and direction to engineering teams.
  • Experience working in a Mainframe Environment.
  • Experience working in the Financial Sector.
  • Strong Stakeholder Management skills.
  • Strong communication and influencing skills

 

Benefits to working with AIB!

  • Pension Scheme
  • Educational Support – to help build your career
  • Free Financial Planning
  • Onsite Fitness Centre
  • Agile working environment – flexible hours / remote work

 

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Following your application for this specific role, Sigmar may contact you regarding other positions that we feel you may be suitable for. If you do not wish to be contacted about other opportunities please let us know. For further information please refer to the Privacy Statement on our website.