Your browser cookies must be enabled in order to apply for this job. Please contact if you need further instruction on how to do that.

Solutions Architect

Professional Services | London, United Kingdom | Full Time and Part Time

Job Description

The opportunity

Create solutions that accelerate digital transformations for banks.

What you actually do:

Work with the world’s largest and complex banks to scope, define, design and deliver omni-channel digital transformation projects. Provide direction and oversight to the development team to ensure success. Translate complex business requirements into technical solutions, and conversely explain complex technical issues to non-technical audiences. As part of the development team, ensures the envisaged solution becomes a reality

Your profile

What you've done:

Designed web based architectures that are production ready; covering security, deployment, performance, caching, sizing, scalability, and service availability;

Managed external and internal stakeholders

Delivered projects using Agile development methodologies

Had experience in one or more consultancy roles

What you need:

Understand JavaScript frameworks, MVC patterns and principles of REST APIs, ideally including RAML

Have a broad knowledge of the Java EE platform

Have excellent communication and presentation skills in English and be equally comfortable in a deep dive technical workshop and a board level sales presentation

Have experience in Spring, Maven, Jenkins.

Explain overall solutions to the technical architect and development team

Create technical architecture documentation, using appropriate standards, e.g. UML

Guide and govern development teams

Lead DevOps to define and implement CI / CD pipelines, m

Have a demonstrable understanding of Service Oriented Architecture (SOA)

Knowledge of architectural frameworks and best practices

Define omni-channel solutions that deliver across device including desktop, tablet and mobile.

Work with QA lead to define test strategy

Experienced with Enterprise Integration Patterns and Frameworks

Have broad, operational knowledge of application servers, databases, load balancers and other infrastructure components required to deploy web applications in a highly available and scalable environment

Define, refine and ensure implementations meet Non-Functional Requirements

What we'd like:

Created solutions for financial services, especially banking

Experience with Portal / Web Content Management

Familiar with architectural patterns such as Microservices, CQRS, event sourcing

Experience with virtualisation technology such as Docker, Vagrant, Ansible

Experience using API gateway, service registry, etc.


As part of project teams, willing to travel up to 20-30%.

As a consultancy role, willing to travel 20-50%

About Backbase Professional Services

The Professional Services team are the experts that guide projects to success. We have dedicated specialists in UX design, lean development, digital marketing, and web project management - guaranteeing projects are implemented as quickly and smoothly as possible.

We ensure our customers’ get the most out of their online platform by sharing our knowledge and years of experience with front- and back-end development, best-practice implementation processes, enterprise architecture and digital marketing. Backbase's experts help bring our customers’ ideas to life and guide projects to success.

Next steps

If this job appeals to you and you think you’re up for the challenge, please use the apply button on this page.