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Solution Designers - Banking - Remote

  • Location Glasgow
  • Job type Interim
  • Reference BBBH125336

Solution Designers x2 - Banking Client

Duration: 6 months initially (if of interest to candidates, client will consider conversion to perm)

Rate: £575pd (Inside IR35 - via an FCSA accredited umbrella company)

Location: Remotely based (can be for the duration, but contractors can visit offices in Glasgow if they wish!)

My client are looking for 2 x Solution Designers! Applicants must have solid solution architecture backgrounds and ideally will have worked within Banking (however this is not an essential!)

Duties: Here's what you will be concerned with:

Working closely with Business and Technology colleagues to ensure that design options are effectively evaluated and that robust recommendations are made.

Ongoing governance of project delivery against agreed designs and assessment of the impact of change requests on the high-level design Running design forums and workshops with developer, operational and business colleagues. Third party vendors will often be involved as well.

Distribution of designs for approval and presentation of said designs at formal clinics Peer review of designs produced by colleagues.

Involvement in the technical communities of interest to support and enhance the client's software development policies and standards.

Provision of Solution Design estimates for input to Business Cases Involvement in internal improvement initiatives to develop the overall capability of the Solutions Design competency.

Working alongside Lead Solution Architects and with other designers within the Solutions Design competency to support the bank's business projects.

Skills: There are a few capabilities we'd prefer you have:

Experience and expertise in solution architecture roles

Experience of a range of technologies including, for example, Messaging & Middleware, Microservices, Cloud and Data Streaming

Experience of working in waterfall and agile environments during the Software Development Life Cycle.

Understanding and experience of design governance

Ability to work with both Business and Technology stakeholders to build personal credibility in shaping of solutions to business problems

Support planning - help drive the scope and delivery shape and schedule as well as the design

Good influencing and interpersonal skills

Ability to manage and resolve design risks and issues

Experience of working as part of a team to deliver to deadlines

To ensure that designs adhere to agreed principles, policies and roadmaps, whilst meeting business requirements you will collaborate and work effectively with other professionals:

Enterprise Architects

Domain Architects

Solution Architects in Digital and Data

Business Analysts

Test Architects

IT Security consultants

Operational Specialists

The Core Solutions Solution Design team have responsibility for the following areas of business:

Financial Fraud and AML

Debit & Credit Cards



Core banking processing

Treasury Systems