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Solutions Architect, Financial Markets
Our vision is to make Lloyds Banking Group the best bank for customers. As the UK's largest retail and commercial bank, we have a footprint that touches nearly every community and household in the UK. That gives us a big responsibility to support the UK economy, and to put customers at the heart of everything we do. To achieve this, we also need to be the best bank for our colleagues and our communities - and we have a clear strategy in place to make this a reality. We are building on our many strengths: iconic brands, strong heritages and great people. To unlock the great potential in our business, we are becoming more efficient, more transparent, and more responsive to customers. Already the UK's largest community investor, we are giving even more back. Above all, we are putting customers first.
Lloyds Banking Group is the UK's leading Retail and Commercial Bank, and has an exciting opportunity for a senior VP level Architect to join the Enterprise Architecture & Design team which supports the Commercial Banking business.
Commercial Banking provides a range of lending, deposits and transaction banking services to UK businesses. This client-focused framework is supported by product expertise in the Capital Markets and Financial Markets businesses, private equity through Lloyds Development Capital, and client banking products in our Transaction Banking business.
Reporting directly into the Head of EAD Financial Markets you will be responsible for architecture and solution designs for the Financial Markets business. The role involves collaboration with a broad range of specialists across the business, application development, enterprise architecture, and infrastructure teams, and includes the definition of technology roadmaps and strategies for the target architecture landscape.
This is a varied position with project challenges across the Front, Middle, and Back Office functions which support the Credit & Rates, Money Market, and FX product areas. Overall, this is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Solution Architect with expertise of Investment Banking platforms to join the UK's leading Commercial Bank during a period of growth and substantial technology change.
Experience working within Investment Banking and/or Trading environment
Extensive knowledge of Credit & Rates, Money Market, or FX product areas
Demonstrable understanding of Service Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Proven track record for driving solution design through to implementation
Knowledge of architectural frameworks and best practices
Passion for technology
Strong team player, with emphasis on partnership and collaboration.
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