Job description

  • Location:
    London - 30 Gresham Street
  • Employee Type:
  • Department:
    IWI IT Business Applications
  • Division:
    IWI Technology
  • Employment Type:
    Full time
  • Salary:

Solutions Architect (4045)

We're one of the UK's leading investment management companies, with responsibility for over £40 billion of client assets. We've worked closely with clients and their trusted advisers for many years and gained a unique understanding of the specific needs of our clients.

Investec Wealth & Investment seeks to deliver exceptional levels of customer service and has been trusted to meet the needs of private investors for almost 200 years. But our eyes are focused on your future.

Right now we're a team of over 1400 dedicated professionals located across 15 sites in the UK. We're looking to strengthen our team and need you to come on board and make a difference.

Research shows that some candidates can be reluctant to apply to a role unless they meet all the criteria. We pride ourselves on our entrepreneurial spirit here and welcome you to do the same – if the role excites you, please don't let our person specification hold you back. Get in touch!


Your responsibilities for this role may include, but are not limited to:

  • Work with project teams to design solution architectures based on requirements. Work with the teams to deliver those solutions and provide guidance and advise where required.
  • Conduct technology/project reviews for Architecture assurance and governance. Ensure alignment to architecture policy and practices
  • Maximize the alignment & leverage reuse of technology, establish common solutions & optimize skills across IWI and the Investec Group to achieve cost efficiencies
  • Deliver or contribute to strategy, principles, policies and roadmaps for your IWI UK and the wider Investec Group.
  • Define and govern product and technology standards
  • Work with operational teams to understand pain points and to drive innovation and service improvement
  • Use standardised tools and approach to documenting enterprise architecture to ensure consistency across the teams
  • Actively promote and embed the architecture ways of working and due governance
  • Conduct research of emerging architecture and technology trends
  • Provide support during technology decision making activities


Skills and Knowledge: 

  • Experience of developing architectures for public and private clouds
  • Experience of developing migration frameworks for migrating applications to cloud
  • Working knowledge of architecture: concepts, practices and tools
  • Proven ability to deliver architecture in a large-scale fast-moving dynamic environment
  • Working knowledge of emerging and disruptive technologies
  • knowledge of the inter-operation of hardware, network and software components necessary for the delivery of complete, complex systems
  • Have developed strategies and gained approval via senior stakeholder engagement
  • To act with integrity at all times and embrace the philosophy of treating our customers fairly (compulsory)
  • Regulatory Knowledge as applicable to role (compulsory)
  • Working knowledge of Banking and Finance technologies.
  • Knowledge of Azure services
  • Knowledge of Orbus iServer

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London - 30 Gresham Street
30 Gresham Street, London, England, GB, EC2V 7QN

Meet the recruiter

Daniel Szczerban

+44 20 7597 5933


We commit to ensure that everyone is fairly assessed during our recruitment process.

Let us know if you need any reasonable adjustments to complete your application.

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