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Solutions Architect – BPM and RPA – Finance – London (Appian/Salesforce)

Solutions Architect – BPM and RPA – Finance – London (Appian/Salesforce)

Next Ventures key client in Financial Services seeks an experienced Solutions Architect with a handle on Major BPM and RPA technologies and methodologies.  This will be a key role within a large transformation project set to extend multiple times. 

The successful candidate will have experience of a combination of the following:

A minimum of 4 years' in role experience or 10 full lifecycle deliveries using either an iterative or waterfall approach.

The Solution Architect will work across multiple projects and will be accountable for all aspects of the solution architecture. The Solution Architect will have the overall design accountability on projects and be responsible for ensuring the alignment to Function & Segment roadmaps and the completeness of the architecture. The Solution Architect will work closely with the project manager and business to turn business requirements into technical solutions. The architect will steer the project through architecture processes including agreeing architecture deliverables, quality assuring the project technical outputs and arranging & coordinating design reviews at appropriate stages of the projects lifecycle. The Solution Architect will be accountable for ensuring Chief Architects sign-off for solutions and architectures as part of this process.


Responsibilities include:

  • Recommending innovations which enhance the operation and functionality of Customer systems;
  • Hold overall design authority on projects and accountable for all aspects of the solution architecture;
  • Have an understanding of the function or business area and how the projects are aligned to business goals;
  • Ensure solution alignment with Functions or Segment  strategies and roadmaps including alignment to Bill-of-IT’s;
  • Produce high quality architecture documentation and outputs in line with Clients Architecture Common Process (ACP) and Design to Operate standards;
  • Participate in project RFI/RFP’s by providing architectural criteria and undertaking technical validation & assessment of vendor responses;
  • Perform quality assurance and architecture approval of project technical deliverables from 3rd Party or Integration Partners;
  • Drive compliance to Clients Digital Security, Data Privacy & IT&S Standards within solutions and see through any exceptions;
  • Proactively identify and effectively mitigate all architectural risks;
  • Interface with the wider architecture community;

Role Deliverables:

  • n and take part in architectural solution definition meetings, Key Design Decision reviews, PDD/SDD authoring and/or reviews
  • Work across a diverse range of key stakeholders to engage and support, and their associated priorities
  • Able to work in fast-paced, high-demand and delivery-oriented environments and able to adapt approach and style to meet shifting priorities
  • Evangelise architectural best practices across Digital Production & Business Services and identify new opportunities on standardising product capabilities through reusability 
  • Additional Experience required:
  • Proven experience of architecting automation solutions in Automation Anywhere including exposure to Machine Learning solutions, RPA Governance and Process Standardization across different industries and/or business functions
  • Experience in business analysis and process re-engineering
  • Experience in authoring and reviewing process documentation/analysis, PDD or SDDs, including specification of system requirements for business processes
  • Experience in Appian, Salesforce and Power Automate 
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