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Solution Architect

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Solution Architect – London – Cloud, TOGAF, Insurance, Lloyd’s or London specialty insurance markets, Microservices, Agile, TDD, BDD, Azure, AWS or GCP

The Solution Architect will ensure internal or external vendor technical teams understand the proposed solution architecture and have a clear framework and ongoing guidance from which to develop solutions.

This role also needs to work closely with other Architects within the team, as well as IT, Change Management, third party suppliers and business stakeholders to ensure alignment between individual solutions and the broader business and technology context. 

  • Lead on architectural design of new technology solutions, ensuring that the design aligns with the overall architecture.
  • Author or oversee production of solution architecture documentation ensuring it is comprehensive, clear and maintained.
  • Present solution designs at the Technical Design Authority and take ownership of resulting actions and recommendations.
  • Support the Enterprise Architecture team with the continuous development of technical standards and best practices, leveraging industry standards to continually improve processes and techniques.
  • Work collaboratively with IT Application and Infrastructure teams to ensure that technical dependencies between new and existing solutions are identified and planned for.


  • 3-5 years’ experience as a Solution Architect or similar technical solution design role in a regulated industry (preferably Financial Services) having designed scalable, resilient and secure solutions.
  • Evidence of working within, or having general business knowledge of, the global (re)insurance and/or Lloyd’s or London specialty insurance markets.
  • Knowledge of common enterprise application and integration design patterns, exposure to and experience working with structured architecture approaches (e.g. TOGAF, Zachman).
  • Experience with enterprise application integration strategies and related technologies (e.g. Azure Integration Services, Mulesoft or Boomi).
  • Good knowledge of and evidence of exploiting at least one major Cloud platform for the delivery of cloud-native solutions (e.g. Azure, AWS or GCP).
  • Microservice-based/API-centric architectures.
  • TDD, BDD, Unit Testing
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