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Digital Solutions Architect

Job Description

As a Senior Digital Solution Designer, you will lead all Digital technical solution design activity for a given initiative. The design function in Digital encompasses the creation of the detailed technical solutions for the Mobile App, Internet Bank, Virtual Bank and Latina (our email/SMS communications hub). In this role you will be pivotal in terms of delivering our strategy which is 'Digital inside and out' to deliver 'Money Confidence' for our customers. Digital in this context includes the app and online banking for Retail and SME customers.

This role is pivotal in terms of leading the capability that understands and challenges business requirements and works with architecture to translate them into coding reading detailed technical designs.


  • Be responsible for guiding on the effective use of solutions in order to achieve business outcomes in alignment with business requirements and the overall Enterprise & Solution Architecture
  • Understand the design direction set by the Solution Architect and ensuring this is reflected in the Detailed Technical Design
  • Undertake Primary responsibility for the Detailed Technical Design and specifications work on inbound and outbound integrations (interfaces), as well as any new technical components being switched on
  • Field and resolve queries from the engineers during both Sprint 0 and build delivery
  • Be responsible for liaising with business analysts and product owners to ensure the Detailed Technical Design meets requirements
  • Be accountable for the creation of detailed technical designs (C4 code level) for the Digital programmes and projects. This includes specifications for new service calls within a customer journey (swagger definition) and 3rd party interface definitions.
  • Be responsible for the initiation of early technical spike activity to validate coding patterns to be followed by the engineering team


  • Experience of performing the role of a Digital Solution Designer at a senior level in a regulated industry
  • Design experience of web/mobile enterprise applications using proprietary and open-source frameworks
  • Prior front-end experience, ideally as developer, in Angular JS Extensions: RxKotlin and RxSwift
  • Prior back-end experience, ideally as a developer, in asynchronous event driven architectures such as Kafka
  • Prior experience of cloud architecture technologies: AWS, Containers EKS
  • Experience in designing secure cloud data applications from the ground up using REST APIs
  • Experience in working with a microservice architecture: SOA on TIBCO