Senior Solution Architect - Data and Analytics

Job Title: Senior Solution Architect - Data and Analytics
Job Reference: EHEMPM12

Location: Stratford
Job Type: Permanent

£75000 - £95000 per annum, Benefits: bonus, healthcare, pension, season ticket
Sector: IT

Posted 14 days ago

Senior Solution Architect (Data & Analytics) - Large Financial Organisation
£75k - £95k per annum - Stratford, London

The Solution/Product Architect role sits within the Data & Analytics Product Group. You'll be responsible for shaping the relevant Data Architecture roadmaps which identifies the scope, prioritisation and timeframes for delivery of capability as well as addressing technical debt. Whilst also producing architectural solutions.

Why Hire?

This large organisation are currently reviewing and refining their data strategy, they're looking to utilise their collected data in better ways as they move into revolutionary technology. They are investing heavily into data strategy, data lakes, machine learning, AI etc. They are looking for an experienced Solution Architect with great data architecture experience, with preferable experience working to an enterprise level, a knowledge of ETL processes and AWS would be highly desireable.

What will you be doing? 

  • Shaping the relevant Data Architecture roadmaps which identifies the scope, prioritisation and timeframes for delivery of capability as well as addressing technical debt
  • Producing architectural solutions including technology and service ensuring solutions consider capacity management, ITSCM, security and software licensing requirements, high level outlined architecture to detailed architecture, and where required, high level technical designs that are aligned to enterprise architecture standards, cover any required product group integration and all relevant architecture domains align with enterprise product strategies to meet agreed acceptance / definition of ready criteria
  • Review and quality assure artefacts ensuring the quality of the delivered solution to fulfil business and non-functional requirements and adhere to strategic vision for the product group and organisation
  • Supporting Integration and functional testing to ensure conformance to business acceptance and readiness criteria, identifying and responding to capacity, licensing and security risks, and determining service design outcomes are aligned
  • Leading contributions to the relevant communities of practice, providing thought leadership, coaching and mentoring of other employees to build the overall business, technical and product architect capability


  • Significant experience as a solution/enterprise architect working in financial services or government / regulatory bodies, with experience of contributing to solution or platform strategies, roadmaps and architectural delivery plans, enabling innovation for the relevant products, platforms, systems or components, on large projects ( 5M+)
  • Significant experience working with formal architectural methodologies and frameworks, including TOGAF, and architecture modelling tools (EA Sparx, RSA etc.)
  • Significant experience of working through the end to end project and/or product delivery lifecycle with employees, 3rd party or offshore suppliers following development methodologies (e.g. Prince2, RUP, Scrum, Agile)
  • Relevant solution architecture skills including data, technology stack, software, infrastructure, code pipeline and service and a good understanding of architecting for n-tier applications, Cloud.
  • Proven ability to innovate within a product stack whilst aligning to Enterprise Architecture guidance
  • Experience of managing architectural risk through the project lifecycle and during "run" 


  • Experience of Machine Learning products and services, such as AWS Machine Learning.
  • Experience using Jenkins, Nexus, Chef, Git
  • BCS EA and Solution Architecture certificated
  • TOGAF certified

More details available on application.


Philip Fanthom

Managing Director

I joined Jenrick in 1997, as a Junior Consultant working within both permanent and contract markets.

From 2000 I began to focus the majority of my efforts within The City, successfully developing relationships within the Banking & Financial Services Sector - most of whom are still clients today.

In May 2006, I made the move to become Jenrick Group's Sales Manager, before gaining the opportunity to return to Jenrick IT as Sales Director, before taking on the role of Managing Director.

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