IT Architect, Permanent Job, Isle of Man

Mid Senior Level

Job Description

IT Architect required on a permanent basis to join the the IT function of a leading life insurance company located in the capital of the Isle of Man

The Role...

Your main role will be providing quality systems solutions to our customers as well as:

Designing, implementing and maintaining highly available in house information systems that support core organisational functions

Prepare solution design documents, presentations and other materials using established formats and standard softwares and templates, and by obtaining guidance form the wider architecture team

Understand and evaluate multiple platforms, software packages and custom components to design the solution

Participate in mastering business standardisation across the segment or function whenever possible, leveraging available and necessary enablers

Monitor market trends to identify innovation opportunities and propose best of breed solutions that bring value to the business

Interact with internal as well as external stakeholders including business and IT executives, strategy, program, project managers, PMO, BU, segment and function architects, security and compliance, portfolio management as well as vendors

About You...

The ideal candidate will have excellent stakeholder management experience as well as:

The ability to understand stakeholder issues and provide solutions to become a trusted advisor to the respective business area

TOGAF qualified or equivalent industry recognised architectural qualification

Proven record of involvement with the delivery of several projects and IT systems

Excellent communication skills to be able to talk to technical teams, business teams, other architects, explanation of a solution and subsequent business impact against overall strategy

Preferably knowledgeable in the financial services industry and well versed in project governance

The Reward...

In return, you will be located in Douglas and will receive:

Competitive salary

Generous benefits package, including bonus and defined contribution pension scheme

Comprehensive range of training and development opportunities

Free onsite parking


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