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IT Solution Architect (Remote)

Job Description

We are AMS. We are a global total workforce solutions firm; we enable organisations to thrive in an age of constant change by building, re-shaping, and optimising workforces. Our Contingent Workforce Solutions (CWS) is one of our service offerings; we act as an extension of our clients' recruitment team and provide professional interim and temporary resources.

Job description - the role

Our client, a major UK retail bank, provides every day banking services to over 17 million retail customers. The banks expertise and services span across Business Services, Corporate banking, Wealth Management, Group Functions, Retail and Investment Banking.

On behalf of this organisation, AMS are looking for a Solution Architect for a 6 months contract based in Edinburgh.

Purpose of the Role:

  • This is an opportunity for an experienced Solution Architect to help us define the high-level technical architecture and design for your assigned scope that provides solutions to deliver great business outcomes and meets our longer-term strategy

As a Solution Architect you will be responsible for:

  • Experience of defining application architectures and roadmaps for complex solutions working for all layers of the technical architecture
  • A background in delivering solutions that securely span a complex infrastructure domain
  • Experience of systems development change lifecycles, best practices, and approaches
  • Knowledge of hardware, software, application, and systems engineering
  • The ability to communicate complex technical concepts clearly to peers and leadership level colleagues
  • Experienced Solution Architect (including Application and Infrastructure domains) with experience of designing solutions with both Android and iPhone mobile apps as the interface in addition to Single Page Applications for web delivery.

What we require from the candidate:

  • Ability to lead others and work independently.
  • Presentation skills, including being comfortable presenting designs to the design authority.
  • Networking with teams across the organisation.
  • Experienced in iPhone and Android App security implications and approaches using on device secure key management and biometrics.
  • Experience of designing API solutions involving Java REST services.

Next steps

This client will only accept workers operating via an Umbrella or PAYE engagement model.

If you are interested in applying for this position and meet the criteria outlined above, please click the link to apply and we will contact you with an update in due course.

AMS, a Recruitment Process Outsourcing Company, may in the delivery of some of its services be deemed to operate as an Employment Agency or an Employment Business