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Consultant Technical Architect

Location : London and client sites
Contract : Permanent
Contact : resourcing@xceedgroup.com

Posted : 02 November 2017
Ref : XCREQ-2742

Job Description

Due to continued growth, Xceed Group is seeking a Consultant specialising in Technical Architecture to provide pre and post-sales support for the implementation of consultancy solutions. Xceed Group has a continued need to evolve and stabilise our internal capabilities through the adoption of appropriate technologies and thought leadership and you part of this team. This position will be both internal and external facing, both discussing technical solutions with clients and developing Xceed Group’s internal capabilities. You will comfortable creating and maintaining technical architecture for internal tools, whilst additionally providing infrastructure & technical project management consultancy for our clients.

Responsibilities

  • Where Xceed provides technical solutions to clients directly or indirectly via partners, understand the solutions fully and provide pre-sales technical support in collaboration with GTM team to grow sales pipeline
  • Act as technical delivery lead during the implementation of solutions at client sites
  • Provide technical project management leadership for IT infrastructure change initiatives
  • Provide architecture leadership for solutions and tools developed internally to support delivery of services to clients
  • Define and drive technical roadmap for internal solutions and tools
  • Working with colleagues in the IT strategy area, provide thought leadership and subject matter expertise related to infrastructure and data analytic technologies
  • Identify and propose propositions to take to market and are aligned with IT change
  • Prepare and run knowledge sharing sessions on new technologies within IT

Key Competencies

  • Experience of working within a consultancy based business and be flexible to work on customer sites predominantly in EMEA but also worldwide
  • Programming/development skills including SQL, VBA, python and node.js
  • Agile/Scrum experience
  • Systems architecture and solution design
  • Familiarity with database technologies & Bigdata analytics including SQL Server and graph databases (MongoDB, Neo4J)
  • Stateless application design and solution
  • Awareness of IT infrastructure technologies
  • Project management delivery
  • Ability to define requirements and communicate them with development teams
  • Strong communication, presentation and stakeholder management skills

Technology enabled business change

As trusted advisors, Xceed Group has been helping its clients successfully shape and implement technology enabled business since 2003. Experts in making change happen across major banking platform implementations and infrastructure transformations, Xceed has helped implement some of the largest Financial Services IT modernisation programmes.

Experienced practitioners can lead entire programmes or provide support in specific areas including shaping an IT vision and roadmap, managing a transformation and programme recovery. To ensure the best possible outcome is achieved, we combine this experience with unique IP, toolsets and frameworks to deliver change in the most effective way. By embedding our approach and sharing our knowledge, we leave a legacy to provide clients with the capabilities to transform their business.

Xceed Group has offices in London, New York, Edinburgh and Dublin and work with businesses across the globe within the Financial Services and Government sectors.