Solutions Architect – India – Onsite – Saudi Arabia
Business / Function
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About Brickendon Consulting
Brickendon is an award-winning transformational consultancy specialising in innovative solutions that solve our clients’ challenges quickly and efficiently.
Focused on three practice areas of digital, data and automation, our aim is to disrupt the market with the latest machine learning, automation, data analytics advisory and programme delivery.
Since inception in London in 2010, Brickendon has rapidly grown and has established additional offices in the Poland, India and Australia. Core to our success is how we foster a culture of innovation and lateral thinking and encourage our people to develop new approaches and techniques.
Our specialist digital arm, Brickendon Digital, focuses on disrupting and challenging the digital landscape with daring, cutting-edge products, including Hybrid-Hero and EUCplus. We use the latest software and techniques to create rapid, technology-led solutions and visionary products to help our clients excel.
We are a member of the Women in Finance charter and are committed to working together to build a balanced and fair industry.
Overview of Initial Assignment
Brickendon Consulting Ltd., is a leading global technology solutions provider that empowers businesses in the financial sector to achieve their goals through innovative and tailored solutions. We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Solutions Architect with expertise in Investment Banking and a specialization in Capital Markets to join our dynamic team. Leveraging your in-depth knowledge of capital markets, financial instruments, trading systems, and regulatory compliance, you will collaborate closely with clients, business stakeholders, and technical teams to architect and implement cutting-edge solutions that drive business growth, efficiency, and compliance.
• Solution Design: Collaborate with clients and internal teams to understand business needs and craft innovative, scalable, and reliable technology solutions that align with investment banking and capital markets requirements.
• Defining the detailed end-to-end solution design for products and features in a way that supports the execution of the HSBC technology strategy and roadmap, articulating and addressing associated architectural risks, issues, and technical debt
• Translating the requirements created by business analysts into the architecture for that solution, ensuring the products and services meet the customer needs and expected Business Outcomes
• Ensuring the design of the solutions is cost-effective and maintained through the agile development lifecycle, managing the flow of the backlog of design activities
• Architecture Development: Create detailed architectural blueprints, diagrams, and technical specifications that outline the structure, components, and interactions of the proposed solutions.
• Domain Expertise: Leverage your in-depth knowledge of investment banking and capital markets to provide subject matter expertise and guidance to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
• Technology Evaluation: Stay current with emerging technologies and trends in investment banking and capital markets, evaluating their applicability and potential impact on solution design.
• Collaboration: Work closely with cross-functional teams including developers, data scientists, project managers, and business analysts to ensure seamless integration and successful execution of projects.
• Risk Management: Identify and mitigate technical risks, ensuring compliance with industry regulations, data privacy standards, and security protocols.
• Client Engagement: Act as a trusted advisor to clients, offering insights and recommendations to optimize their technology strategies in alignment with investment banking goals.
• Solution Presentations: Communicate complex technical concepts and architectural decisions to both technical and non-technical audiences through presentations, workshops, and documentation.
Skills & Requirements
• Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Finance, or a related field.
• Proven experience 8 Years as a Solutions Architect in the investment banking sector, specifically with a focus on capital markets.
• In-depth understanding of investment banking processes, capital markets instruments, trading workflows, and regulatory frameworks.
• Proficiency in designing solutions leveraging a variety of technologies, such as cloud computing, data analytics, microservices, APIs, and more.
• Strong knowledge of industry-standard architecture frameworks (e.g., TOGAF) and design patterns.
• Excellent problem-solving skills, thinking critically, and adapting to rapidly changing environments.
• Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills to collaborate effectively with diverse teams and clients.
• Relevant certifications (e.g., CFA, CMT, AWS Certified Solutions Architect) are a plus.
• Experience with fintech platforms, blockchain, and machine learning in investment banking is desirable.
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