Senior Technical Lead - new job in City of London, UK

Senior Technical Lead
  • £100,000 - £137,000 per Annum
  • Permanent
  • City of London, London, England, UK City of London London GBR EC3A 4AF
Job Ref: BBBH23411
Sector: Design & Architecture
Date Added: 08 June 2022

A Senior Technical Lead is required to join an Insurance firms Digital Transformation team .This Team delivers innovative solutions and capabilities that leverage our technical expertise, business understanding and partnerships to enable market-leading performance across the organisation. As the Senior Technical Lead you will be responsible for all technical design for the Reg and Risk Portfolio.

Key Responsibilities

Senior Technical Lead, working with a team of Technical Leads across all

portfolios, supporting the Portfolio Head, Product Teams and Business teams and the

Chief Digital Transformation Officer. Independently or in collaboration with other solution architects, Implementation of

technology by developing clear, comprehensive and integrated system, technical and/or

product recommendations which support the global business plans and long-term

strategic roadmaps. Work with the Portfolio Head and Architects to develop and publish a

technology roadmap for the portfolio to move us to our desired end-state. Summarise the financial implications of making these changes, within acceptable

tolerances for the organisation . Advise how technology will support us (globally), our customers, agents and OEMs

during its lifecycle and beyond (future business architecture and capability model).

Outline where technology capability, systems or data is needed to support the business.

Assess our current position against that picture (target enterprise architecture and

technology operating model).

Be responsible for all technical design for the Reg and Risk Portfolio. Create clear and

comprehensive system, technical and product architectural designs to ensure

consistency, maintainability and flexibility. Gain the approval of designs and any subsequent changes at the Design

Authority, which has business architecture and technical architecture representatives

and champion the education of this across our portfolio. Communicate with clear and comprehensive design artifacts to facilitate communication

with product owners, development teams (internal and external) business users,

architects and other stakeholders. Collaborate with architects experienced with newer technologies to ensure

solution alignment with technical architecture, business plans and long-term strategic

roadmaps. Act as design authority to the development/initiative teams delivering through the Agile

methodology. Ensure that designs, technical and business processes are documented according to

the internal standards and industry best practices at the level of detail that will

enable efficient and quality implementation, validation and maintenance of the solution.

Work with team to create solution designs, aligned with business requirements to meet

architectural standards and deliver optimal solutions which do not compromise

processes for the business and do not build technical debt.

Skills and Experience

Long-term experience of delivering successful end-to-end solution designs across a complex, global, matrixed organisation, owning and maintaining the design documentation during the whole project lifecycle.

  • In-depth knowledge of IT concepts, strategies and methodologies.
  • In-depth knowledge of diverse and emerging technologies and new architectural
  • concepts and principles.
  • In-depth understanding of concepts of microservice architecture, API and event-driven
  • architecture and serverless.
  • Hands-on experience designing and delivering solutions that leverage native and vendor cloud services form cloud providers like AWS, Azure, GCP.
  • Hands-on knowledge in data storage paradigms such as Relational Databases (Oracle, SQL Server, PostgreSQL, etc.), NoSQL/Object Stores/Key Stores such as DynamoDB, MongoDB.
  • In-depth understanding of layered solutions and designs.In-depth understanding of shared software concepts and product features, as well as strong security and data privacy mindset.
  • Strong experience of working within a mixed landscape of vendor product and bespoke developed applications. In-depth understanding of global business and technology trends and the financial services industry.
  • Highly developed negotiation, consensus building & influencing skills, facilitation and the adaptability to respond to change quickly.
  • Highly developed oral and written communication skills; strong presentation skills.
  • Ability to effectively collaborate with all levels of the organisation.
  • Hands-on knowledge in configurable vendor applications and integration's .
  • Demonstrable experience of internal and external stakeholder engagement (including vendors).
  • Practical experience of working in an Agile delivery team.
  • Bachelor`s or Master`s degree in technical or business discipline or equivalent
  • Hybrid Working within the London office .

Lorien Plc is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

08/07/2022 10:24:23
GBP 100000.00 137000 Annum
Contact Consultant:
Paul Kember

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