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Business Solutions Architect

Job Title: Business Solutions Architect
Location: Sydney
Reference: 2879837
Job Published: January 29, 2019 16:31

Job Description

Global Financial Services organisation are looking for a Business Solution Architect. In this role, you will join a newly created Client Portfolio team which is part of the Information Technology & Change division. Business Solution Architect's responsibility is to ensure all BAU and Program solutions are technically sound, meet business requirements and are operationally fit for purpose. You will be required to successfully contribute and deliver; emerging new business initiatives, client/business change projects and various continuous improvement programs including;
  • There are a number of applications and services being Data Management System, Data Warehouse, external client portal, internal reconciliations application, Hiport, pControl, .NET Applications, Excel spreadsheets, plus other global applications
  • The Architect is responsible for providing Solution and Designing application architecture, delivering into projects that are managed across all platforms
The Business Solution Architect will also contribute to the development and steering of the Design and Architecture practices across the division, he/she will be required to identify and recommend process simplification and standardization programs.

Key Responsibilities include;
Solution Design
  • Interact with Business Teams in India, Australia and New Zealand and identify the IT needs to provide the right solution
  • Design the complex interactions between business processes and the technologies
  • Translate business needs to develop solutions from design to technological product
  • Determine technical needs such as hardware, software, scalability and security requirements
  • Coordinate design and integration of overall architecture and parts of proposed systems with clients
  • Work closely with business stakeholders to determine the application prototypes
Business Analysis
  • Working with the business to understand the full scope of the services that use as part of their end to end process.
  • Partnering with the business to understand and understand the business problem.
  • Partnering with the business to define an optimal business solution and delivery on the agreed scope and taking into account all upstream/downstream impacts relevant to the business process.
  • Appropriately applying the development and project management methodology
  • Providing realistic estimates and delivering within these estimates (time and budget)
  • Complying with audit and security requirements
  • Bringing innovative solutions where appropriate
  • Complying and leveraging global architectures and solutions
  • Adapting IT priorities to meet changing business priorities
  • Delivering a solution that is operable
  • Quickly responding to any security threats
Competencies (Technical / Behavioral)
  • IT Architecture experience
  • Experience in a technology change management capacity in the Financial Services Industry
  • Experience in custody or back-office administration for the fund's management industry
If you're interested in hearing more about this role, apply now!