Enterprise Architect - Emergent Technology & Exploitation

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10 March 2021
Lloyds Banking Group
Location: London
Salary: 76000
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Job Description

Description:

Lloyds Banking Group is changing. We are already the UK’s leading

digital bank, with millions of active web and app customers across our main

brands. We are investing in transforming and optimising our technology

further and are looking for architecture leaders to help drive this

transformation.

Digital technology is at the heart of our business, it is an integral part

of our corporate strategy. Our goal is to ensure our services are based on

modern, scalable and resilient technologies that deliver value to both our

customers and our business. Our culture brings together talented, driven

people from a diverse group of backgrounds, people who are at the core of

who we are.

About the role

You will be joining a small, dynamic team of strategy oriented architects,

focused on the overall technology strategy and architecture of the group. We

collaborate closely with other members of the architecture practice,

business and engineering leaders around the organisation to deliver

strategic papers, shape roadmaps, provide thought leadership and inspire

adoption of modern technologies.

In your role you will have an opportunity to engage with senior leaders,

advise them on how to leverage technology to achieve desired outcomes and

articulate optionality that balances different drivers for change. Our team

backlog frequently changes to reflect the exciting environment we operate

within and focus our energy on most value adding architecture activities.

Consequently, our work varies; some examples include articulating a

technology strategy at the group level, shaping divisional and value stream

roadmaps, creating proposals for adoption of new technologies, working with

partners to deliver value-adding insight, defining options to address

architectural debt, creating domain specific whitepapers, and many more.

About you

 

 * You are a forward‐looking and enthusiastic Enterprise Architect

who can combine technology thought leadership, excellent communication

skills and passion for change to shape and communicate architecture

strategies effectively

 * You have a breadth of knowledge in a variety of modern and emerging

technologies coupled with excellence in effective communication, including

at CxO level

 * Experience of architecting enterprise scale platforms and solutions is

desirable, together with the hunger and curiosity to keep your skills and

knowledge up to date as the financial industry and modern technologies

continue to evolve.

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Strategy

You are a strategic thinker who brings technological and value opportunity

insights ahead of the business curve. You are passionate about applying

modern and emerging technologies and conceptual designs to articulate,

promote and enhance the architecture strategy for the organisation. You

understand and shape architecture direction in the context of technological

and industry trends and apply that insight to the organisation.

 * 

Enterprise Architecture

You have a background in enterprise architecture or technology consulting

roles with emphasis on shaping capability, domain or organisational

strategies. Ideally you will have had experience in engineering and solution

architecture during your career and be able to relate architectural concepts

to implementations as well as business outcomes. This breadth of skills and

experiences is important to you and you are able to communicate equally well

with business and technological communities at all levels.

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Technology

Your passion is for applying modern technologies to transforming established

and large organisational systems to next generation platforms. You have some

depth of knowledge and experience in applying modern web‐scale

technologies, such as those used to implement API, Data, AI, Cloud in

commercial organisations for the purposes of delivering value. Furthermore

you are actively interested in Fintechs and emerging technologies and how

they can be used and integrated into organisations to solve new problems or

improve existing capabilities.

 What can LBG offer?

In addition to a competitive salary, we offer a great package that includes

a performance-linked bonus, generous pension contribution, 30 days annual

leave, flexible benefits cash pot that includes access to private medical

and other insurance choices, as well as access to a range of share schemes

and financial products!

We take our personal and professional development seriously and enable our

people to develop their skills continuously and make a genuine difference to

millions of customers!

We are an equal opportunity employer and deeply value diversity within our

organisation.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable

accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to

perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and

privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

 

***The base salary banding for this role is £76,000 - £115,000 in London and

£65,000 - £105,000 outside of London, plus the above listed benefits.***

Work Permit:

All applicants must be based in the UK and confirm that they are able to prove their eligibility to work in the UK.