Senior Solution Architect - Payments Consulting

Category: Architecture
City: Various, England - Various, United Kingdom
Position ID: J0919-2011
Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description

Do you want to take your career to the next level as part of one of the big five IT and business process firms in the world? Be part of something and join CGI as a Senior Solution Architect delivering Payments Consulting services across our global client base.

The Payments Consulting architect delivers future payments consulting and design services, helping clients develop their customer facing retail payments solutions for adoption.

You will have a good understanding of future payments technologies and recent experience within the retail industry, ideally convenience retail. You will understand the different factors that influence the success of payment solution adoption and will be able to guide clients to make the right choices.

A significant proportion of the role will entail gathering architectural requirements, proposal writing and client/stakeholder management.

The role will be based in the South/Midlands of England (principally London and Solihull) and will require frequent travel to other CGI or client offices as necessary.

Your future duties and responsibilities

The Senior Solution Architect will join a hybrid team engaging in all aspects of the solution architecture, working across the Solution delivery lifecycle, typically providing technical input such as leading on technical design and development. The Solution Architect will look to understand and adhere to key requirements and regulations for solution architecture and essentially work closely with technical architects and BA’s to create scalable architecture solution to meet our client requirements.

The individual needs to be a technical leader to assist in newly-launched programmes of work, focused on improving workflows and technologies to be best-in-class. This includes an assessment and potential upgrade of technologies.

This represent an exciting opportunity for a senior solutions architect to join a large customer engagement as CGI looks to grow out its retail solution offerings within the Oil and Gas industry, leveraging established relationships globally.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role

The successful candidate must offer demonstrable Solution Architecture experience, well-versed in creating solution patterns, coming up with innovative solutions, able to apply those solutions into overall architectural strategy and demonstrate an advanced understanding of architectural best practice.

Experience gained within the retail sector is essential and convenience retail whilst not expressly required would be viewed as advantageous.

The Solution Architect will demonstrate keen problem-solving and interpersonal skills and used to working closely with the customer in a client-facing environment, as well as with internal teams (such as Business Analysts to translate requirements to new technology and new architectural set-up).

• Stakeholder & Ext Rel Mgmt
• Solutions Architecture

What you can expect from us

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