Banking Solution Architect
Solutions Architecture, London
Banking Solution Architect
Solutions Architecture, London

Who we are:

Who we are:

You'll be joining the 6th largest IT Service Provider, present in more than 50 countries. From our roots in Japan, NTT DATA's mission is to facilitate business change and technology transformation across many industries for a better future for our business, people and community. Some of the projects we have supported include the digitising of The Open  golf tournament and applying Formula 1 technology to support medical staff at University Hospitals Leicester.

Everything we do is underpinned by our core values of 'Clients First', 'Teamwork' and 'Foresight' and we achieve these by putting people first.

We support and celebrate our differences and preferences, these are what makes us unique. Some of our initiatives, collectively known as “DO Diversity”, aim to create a space for us to learn and get involved in building a truly diverse environment. 

What you'll be doing:

We are looking for an experienced, pragmatic, personable and talented Enterprise Architect to help support our rapid growth. Domain-wise, you will be operating across all UK Banking segments (Retail, Corporate, Capital Markets), supporting the delivery of digital, data and technology services.  You will be working closely with our technology service lines and Banking industry specialists to develop solutions and offerings to ensure we deliver meaningful business outcomes for our Banking clients. . 

You will ideally have technical knowledge and experience Banking Industry, specifically related to Retail, Corporate & Capital Markets (at least one segment but preferably two).

Whilst we have multiple assignments in-flight with different team composition, in the main you will be working closely with account leads, industry SMEs and solution architects to shape the solutions, proposals in pre-sales capacity and will support delivery leads alongside Data, Security, Business Architects and Analysts/Consultants. 

The approach we take uses Agile when executing, demonstrating progress and seeking feedback though a series of sprints.  The work will look to bring insight and guidance to delivery teams or decision makers on enterprise & technology architecture, technology selection and delivery approach. 

You will be market aware and able to provide balanced opinion on future technology direction whilst being pragmatic in the need to align to existing capabilities and work within the guard rails defined by the Banking domain Reference Architecture.

What you'll need:

You will have strong Enterprise architecture experience with a good understanding of digital technologies (cloud, data, digital engineering), along with;

  • Experience working within an architectural framework (e.g. TOGAF, Zachman)
  • Delivery with Model-Based System Engineering (MBSE), such as with Archimate and Sparx EA
  • Knowledge and appreciation of BIAN
  • Experience is at least one Banking market (Retail, Corporate, Capital Markets), preferably two
  • Experience of Banking regulatory landscape (RegTech) & common services like Payments, AML etc.
  • Broad expertise of some Banking platform technologies such as Temenos, Finastra, Murex, Calypso etc.. and  wider technologies, such as integration and messaging services, ERP, CRM, data architecture, online / digital services and be familiar with market research and emerging technology approaches
  • The ability to spot and address common themes and architecturally significant concerns
  • Excellent communication skills and strengths in producing high quality and accurate documentation
  • Strong stakeholder engagement and management skills
  • Adept in using a range of influencing styles to building strong sustainable relationships

...and finally:

The focus on Clients First, Teamwork and Foresight is in our DNA and we are looking for someone who shares and embodies these core values, leading by example.

We don't look for finished articles. We look for people who want to continue their career growth alongside NTT DATA 's.

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Andy Nelson
Head of Banking

Leading the Banking and Financial Markets business for NTT Data UK and member of UK Leadership Team helping to build a great place to work.

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“Upon joining the NTT DATA UK family, you will experience a culturally diverse organisation living our values of Clients First, Teamwork and Foresight as we partner with our customers every day.

At NTT DATA UK, we are proud to support and invest in our people. We offer a variety of rewarding career paths and opportunities to develop professionally - with access to cutting edge innovation.”

Fernando Apezteguia, CEO, NTT DATA UK

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