Enterprise Solutions Architect Insurance – CONTRACT (Outside IR35)

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Location The City, London Salary Day Rate Outside IR35 Contract Type Contract REF RS/36/05072021

Job Description

Position Overview:

Enterprise Solutions Architect Insurance – CONTRACT (Outside IR35)

My client, an insurance company, in The City of London,  is looking for an Enterprise/Solutions Architect to join their Applications and Architecture department.

Key Skills:

  • Business and systems analysis and design skills
  • Enterprise and Solution Architecture skills using industry standard architecture frameworks and methodologies e.g. TOGAF, British Computer Society (BCS) Enterprise and Solution Architecture approach
  • Strong technical skills in defining systems and technology solution architecture using Microsoft Azure and Microsoft enterprise technologies
  • Strong technical skills in defining and systems and technology solution architecture using Salesforce technologies (e.g. Salesforce Lightning PaaS for application development)
  • Strong technical skills in Enterprise-grade integration architecture including modern RESTful API approaches and traditional file transfer, messaging, web services  and ESB approaches
  • Good technical skills and awareness of enterprise-grade solution architecture definition integrating channel solutions with core business systems, CRM, HR and Finance systems, Data warehousing and Business Intelligence (BI) solutions
  • Good technical, infrastructure and security architecture skills including good understanding and awareness of IT service management (e.g. ITIL) and IT governance (e.g. CoBIT) frameworks
  • Good technical skills and awareness of web / digital technologies and the business advantages of varying technology and operational approaches to managing web based sales and communications channels
  • Strong documentation, communication (written and verbal) and presentation skills, especially the ability to tailor messages to senior stakeholder and technical delivery teams

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Experience working in an insurance (preferably insurance broking) environment and good knowledge , understanding of insurance systems (preferably insurance broking platforms)
  • Experience initiating and providing architecture leadership for large scale business-critical transformation projects
  • Knowledge or good awareness of the London Insurance Market concepts and ways of transacting speciality business
  • Good knowledge and awareness of enterprise-grade CRM, HR and Finance systems, amongst others.
  • Knowledge of working in a regulated environment e.g. FCA, PRA and wider regulatory, compliance environment for global insurance businesses (e.g. GDPR)
  • Knowledge of Business Intelligence / Data Warehousing technologies.
  • Good knowledge of technology governance standards
  • Good knowledge of technology best practice including SDLC
  • Working knowledge of Enterprise and Solution Architecture frameworks and methodologies (e.g. TOGAF)