Solutions Architect

IT – Information Technology London, United Kingdom Job Number: 9102

Position at NICE Actimize

About Us:

NICE Actimize is the largest and broadest provider of financial crime, risk and compliance solutions for global financial institutions and government organizations. Nice Actimize is comprised of talented, creative and dedicated individuals with a passion for delivering innovative solutions to the market. At Nice Actimize, we recognize that every employee’s contributions are integral to our company’s growth and success. To find and acquire the best and brightest talent around the globe, we offer a challenging work environment, competitive compensation and benefits, and rewarding career opportunities. Come share, grow and learn with us – you’ll be challenged, you’ll have fun and you’ll be part of a fast growing, highly respected organization

 

Job Description:

NICE Actimize is currently seeking an experienced Solutions Architect to join our dynamic and growing Professional Services team based in central London. The Architecture role will span across our full NICE Actimize Global product suite.

The Solutions Architect will play a leading role in both business analysis and solution engineering domains to ensure that requirements, design and implementation stay aligned, are feasible and implemented in a coherent way. They will also play a supporting role in the project management domain to ensure project planning, resources and risk mitigations stay in line with the solution delivery.

 

 Duties & Responsibilities:

Enterprise Analysis (mapping  of  business requirements to products  to provide re-usable E2E solutions), Requirements Elicitation, solution architecture design, quality.

Providing the High Level Solution Design for Financial Crime solutions deployed by Actimize, aligning business and functional requirements with Actimize product’s capabilities.

Providing the physical architecture and hardware requirements for solutions deployed by Actimize.

Aligning strategic architecture design and principles with rest of the groups (such as product, implementation, and support). 

Lead and participate in developing and facilitating technical workshops for the solution at the start of the project.

Requirements planning & Management, time and cost managements, risk management (technical and outline risks management strategies).

Shape the evolution of Actimize' s product suite.

Remain involved in development and deployment as a consultant to a PM.

Consulting in key decision making of the project, that has an impact on Actimize integration, future releases and road maps.

Work with Pre-sales with RFIs and RFPs.

 

Essential Skills

Candidates must have a degree or above.

Candidates must have proven and significant experience as a Solutions Architect  with strong technical background in various technologies like Java, J2EE, C/C++/ C#,  SQL  etc

In depth knowledge of SOA, Web services, MQ etc

Experience in various databases like Oracle, SQL server

Knowledge and Experience in Cloud technologies

Must have an in-depth knowledge about business and infrastructure architecture domains

Experience with high volume enterprise solutions handling more than 50 transactions per second (TPS) in real time mode or more than 10 million records in batch.

Good knowledge on IT delivery process (SDLC)

Candidates should have practical experience of the Financial Services industry (banking, brokerage or insurance)

Candidates must have customer facing experience, preferably in a Consulting or Professional Services capacity

Strong written and verbal communication skills and experience of writing detailed specifications

Should be a self-starter, team oriented and yet be able to work independently and creatively

Able to thrive in a fast-paced environment and learn quickly

Ability to travel approximately 30% of the time

 

Optional Skills

An enterprise certification, such as TOGAF would be advantageous

NICE is committed to provide an environment based on equal opportunity for all qualified applicants and employees. It is the policy of NICE to afford equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals, regardless of age, race, color, creed, religion, citizenship, ancestry, national origin, sex, gender, pregnancy, mental or physical disability, marital status, veteran status, service in the Armed Forces, sexual or affectional orientation, atypical hereditary cellular or blood traits, genetic information, status as a victim of domestic or sexual violence, and/or any other status protected by any applicable federal, state and/or local statute or regulation.