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Senior Technical Architect

Senior Technical Architect

Job Title: Senior Technical Architect
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Industry:
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + 15% Bonus + 8% Pension
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Techarch1_1576060499
Contact Name: Callum Crockett
Contact Email: CCrockett@woodrowmercer.com
Job Published: December 11, 2019 10:35

Job Description

Technical Architect- London

I am currently recruiting for a Technical Architect based in London. The successful candidate will join a global highly skilled architecture team and realize the Business and platform vision. The successful candidate will be able to effectively combine long-term strategic vision with hands-on, practical architecture, problem-solving strengths, communication, and leadership skills to help bring about a wide-reaching evolution in EMS/OMS capability.

What the Client is offering:

15% bonus

80-100k salary depending on experience

8% pension

Plus, loads of other benefits

Required Skills-

Deep Architecture expertise in FX EMS/OMS technologies, ideally from a vendor: Order mgmt, Position mgmt, Execution Mgmt, SOR, GUI technologies, Workflow, RFQ, RFS, Liquidity Provider connectivity and adapters, Risk Mgmt inc. Trading Controls, Post-trade/STP, Analytics and reporting, Reference Data.

High performance and low latency/jitter messaging infrastructures

Good understanding of FIX data/message modeling and FIX infrastructure management

Low Latency Trading Systems Architecture including Software, Bus, Caching, and Database technologies.

Self-starter, highly motivated, outstanding problem solver

Technology evangelist

Experienced at striking the balance between architectural vision and near term delivery

Effective collaboration and influence across organizational boundaries

Strong stakeholder management and negotiation skills

Strong verbal and written communications.

Design and architecture of systems and software components

Demonstrated track record architecting systems for quality, availability, supportability, scalability, extensibility, and security

Experience in Cloud technologies particularly AWS, HTML5/JS, Docker, Kubernetes, databases, serverless.

Information security architecture and secure software development and tooling.

Network Architecture

Agile development methodologies and DevOps, CI/CD pipeline and associated tooling, Jira

Excellent organizational and analytical abilities

Strong ability to build and maintain working relationships with the Business and implementation teams.

Education/Experience:

AWS Certified Solutions Architect

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or relevant field, or equivalent experience

A minimum of 5 years' experience in a similar role in financial services

Experience with the following a plus:

Formal requirements analysis and architecture modeling methodologies and tools

API strategy and delivery

Application of AI/ML in financial services

GCP, Azure cloud technologies

If this role sounds interesting and fits your skillset then feel free to contact me on either 0121 265 4445 or at