Barclays Jobs – Solution Architect

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AEM Solution Designer


As a Barclays AEM Solution Designer, you will be working work with design technical solutions that have true customer and colleague impact. Becoming a member of the team you will ensure solutions align to group strategy and adhere to all digital architectural design principles. Be a recognised expert in the platform, domain and journeys you work on and partner with the business product owners.

Barclays is one of the world’s largest and most respected financial institutions, with 329 years of success, quality and innovation behind us. We offer careers that provide endless opportunity – helping millions of individuals and businesses thrive, and creating financial and digital solutions that the world now takes for granted.

We are currently operating in a hybrid working environment, meaning that many colleagues spend part of their working hours at home and part in the office, depending on the nature of the role they are in. Please discuss the detail of the working pattern options for the role with the hiring manager.

What will you be doing?

  • Working closely with the Product Owners, analysts, engineers and the broader control functions to understand and iterate on requirements
  • Collaborating with Digital Architecture team to contribute AEM and content integration designs into the end-to-end view
  • Using the existing library of AEM patterns and practices to document and communicate effective solutions and add and update the library when needed.
  • Ensuring clear definition of non-functional requirements alongside the functional
  • Understanding technical constraints of the live environment and architecture and support business clients in understanding any ‘requirement versus cost’ trade-offs
  • Ensuring QA testing considerations are included early in the design process

What We’re Looking For

  • Technology design either at application or infrastructure level that enables you to resolve complex business issues with a simple and cost effective technology based solution.
  • Solid experience working in designing and building solutions on the Adobe Experience Platform
  • Demonstrable skills in stakeholder management to influence product owners and delivery leads to build the right solution
  • AEM development experience and moved into solution design activity but still able to carry out a technical spike when required

Skills That Will Help You In The Role

  • Experience working with the cloud Architectures
  • Application/Infrastructure/Enterprise Architect training and certification
  • Exposure to API design strategies both for internal and external customer usage
  • Experience in frontend UI frameworks or full stack experience

Where will you be working?

You will be based in Radbroke, Knutsford. The Barclays Technology Campus just outside Manchester is our tech command centre and a vital strategic powerhouse behind our global operations. The campus is set in a 64-acre self-contained site, in a beautiful green environment and it offers unrivalled facilities for work and for play. We have an onsite gym, as well as outdoor tennis, football and cricket areas, as well as onsite restaurant and coffee shops.

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