Barclays Careers – Solution Architect

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Solution Architect

Radbroke, Knutsford

As a Barclays Solution Architect, you will accountable for the accuracy and ultimate suitability of the end to end technology solution required to fulfill the goals of the various programmes / projects. You will provide domain knowledge and architectural direction across the landscape of the Payment and will ensure that the end to end technology design fully supports agreed scope, is fit for purpose, is fully scalable and is aligned to the 9 PCB stack.

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?

  • Supporting the Application Design, Infrastructure design and NFR impacts for components
  • Working with Enterprise Architecture and getting Governance and approval for Solution designs
  • Evaluating and Adhering to Security, Infrastructure, Data principles and ensuring Solutions are aligned
  • Working with all the business units across Barclays and ensure strategy and Roadmap are aligned and interlocked with Technology
  • Building world class payment strategy to ensure Barclays remain front runner
  • Working with all the business units across Barclays and ensure strategy and Roadmap are aligned and interlocked with Technology
  • Providing Solutions keeping Long term strategy and delivery in mind

What We’re Looking For

  • Expertise in Service Orientated Architecture design principles and/or Cloud based solutions
  • Knowledge and experience of Cyber threats, Information Security or Fraud
  • Knowledge and experience in working with UK and International Payment processing
  • Proficient in architecting solutions across disparate technologies

Skills That Will Help You In The Role

  • Experience in systems integration projects that involve open source technologies
  • Experience of Modern Architecture patterns e.g. Domain Driven, Event Based, Data lakes, API
  • Good Knowledge of SWIFT, SWIFT formats, Payment Gateways
  • Good Knowledge of ISO Payment and Cash management formats

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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