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Technical Architect

Req #: 180034567
Location: Bournemouth, ENG, UK
Job Category: Technology
Potential Referral Amount: 3500 Pound Sterling (GBP)

 The Global Liquidity and Account Services Architecture and Solutions group requires a strong functional architect to work on solutions across the GLASS estate. The candidate must have excellent analytical skills and be able to work across multiple projects and will be accountable for all aspects of the solution architecture. 


As part of the role the functional architect will be responsible for:

  • Analysing and designing the “to-be” functional business processes

  • Work closely with other members of the Architecture and Solutions team to ensure consistency and dissemination of knowledge across the team

  • Work with the product and operations teams to assess current capabilities and identify high-level customer requirements for change

  • Review the initial product requirements and use cases to understand appropriateness and link to changes needed to the GLASS application suite

  • Recommending innovations which enhance the operation and functionality of Client systems·

  • Hold overall design authority on projects and accountable for all aspects of the solution architecture.

  • Have an understanding of the function or business domain within GLASS area and how the projects are aligned to business goals

  • Produce high quality architecture documentation and outputs

  • Drive compliance to the firms Security, Data Privacy & IT&S Standards within solutions and see through any exceptions.

  • Proactively identify and effectively mitigate architectural risks

  • Play an active role in the Architecture & Design community in support of the development across the group

The position will require the candidate to:

  • Experience of executing design authority according to a common architecture process, including the identification of Key Design Decisions
  • Experience of operating across infrastructure, business, technology , operations and functional architecture domains
  • Strong communication skills and experience of working with architecture colleagues to ensure that requirements are understood and that individual system changes support the overall groups strategic direction
  • Comfortable working with ambiguity and frequent changes in scope
  • Must have experience of reviewing impact on the agreed architecture and quickly proposing suitable alternatives
  • A strategic outlook and previous experience of developing multi-year strategy and associated roadmap for a complex and business critical area
  • Experience of working with vendors as well as internal IT teams in order to provide architecture coverage at all stages of a project and across all technical components
  • Familiarity with a variety of data integration methods such as ETL, web service and publish-subscribe
  • Experience of working with global teams of IT and business stakeholders
  • Familiarity with a range of database products as well application development languages like Java applications
  • Show an interest in new technologies and constant learning



Our Corporate & Investment Bank relies on innovators like you to build and maintain the technology that helps us safely service the world’s important corporations, governments and institutions. You’ll develop solutions for a bank entrusted with holding $18 trillion of assets and $393 billion in deposits.  CIB provides strategic advice, raises capital, manages risk, and extends liquidity in markets spanning over 100 countries around the world.


At JPMorgan Chase & Co. we value the unique skills of every employee, and we’re building a technology organization that thrives on diversity.  We encourage professional growth and career development, and offer competitive benefits and compensation.  If you’re looking to build your career as part of a global technology team tackling big challenges that impact the lives of people and companies all around the world, we want to meet you. 


@2017 JPMorgan Chase & Co. JPMorgan Chase is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer Disability/Veteran

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