technical architect

technical architect

Job Title: technical architect
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: asap
Reference: matt311_1575913518
Contact Name: Matt Cardy
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 09, 2019 17:45

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 percent bonus
  • 80-100k salary depending on experience
  • 8 percent 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.


  • 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