• Competitive
  • Bangalore, Karnataka, India
  • Permanent, Full time
  • IG Group
  • 2019-07-23

Solutions Architect Team Lead

  • Bangalore, Karnataka, India
  • Full time
  • 23 Jul 19

IG empowers informed, decisive, adventurous people to access opportunities in over 15,000 financial markets. With a strong focus on innovation and technology, the company puts client needs at the heart of everything it does.

IG’s vision is to be a global leader in retail trading and investments. Established in 1974 as the world’s first financial spread betting firm, it continued leading the way by launching the world’s first online and iPhone trading services.

IG is now an award-winning, multi-platform trading company, the world’s No.1 provider of CFDs* and a global leader in forex. It provides leveraged services with the option of limited-risk guarantees, and offers an execution-only share dealing service in the UK, Australia, Germany, France, Ireland, Austria and the Netherlands. IG has recently launched a range of affordable, fully managed investment portfolios, to provide a comprehensive offering to investors and active traders.

It is a member of the FTSE 250, with offices across Europe, including a Swiss bank, Africa, Asia-Pacific, the Middle East and the US, where it offers on-exchange limited risk derivatives via the Nadex brand.

*Based on revenue excluding FX (from published financial statements, October 2016)

Solutions Architect Team Lead

Job Title
Solutions Architect Team Lead

Job Description

Role Responsibilities:

Implements educational framework for presentations to business and development teams across all offices
Is trusted by other architects, development teams, technical specialists and business stakeholders on the solution design and domain knowledge.
Facilitates identification of technical dependencies for large programs
Implements framework to develop and support high quality technical documentation about IT systems.
Drives production and maintenance of high quality technical documentation about project designs.
Responsible for the successful delivery or large scale projects affecting many teams and departments.
Develops technical capabilities across the Client Technology Teams. Supports the Head of Client Tech in implementing a framework of best practice architecture across the department.

Person Specification:
Ability / Expertise

1. Strong background in Solutions Architecture
2. Excellent leadership skills
3. Outstanding communcation skills

Personal Attributes

Champion the client:
Desire to continually improve knowledge of IGs business and its products. Seek to improve knowledge of the client and to enhance the client's experience.

Lead the way
Is sought out by the business, PMO, and development teams for guidance on big programs and complex projects.
Drives analysis of complex technical problems and incidents, initiates evaluation of new technologies. Understands total cost of ownership of new technology.
Manages and facilitates evaluation process for new technologies and development practices.
Defines future Technical/Architectural vision for IT systems.

Love what we do:
Works closely with other architecture group leads, development heads and business to define roadmaps and future vision for IT systems.
Demonstrates broad and deep domain knowledge across IG

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