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Lead Digital Architect | Edinburgh | Challenger Bank

Job Title: Lead Digital Architect | Edinburgh | Challenger Bank
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Edinburgh, Scotland
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum
REF: 10107_1523383633
Contact Name: Ben Mattinson
Contact Email:
Job Published: 3 months ago

Job Description

*The chance to design, shape and deliver technology solutions which have never been attempted, on a scale you can't even imagine, with the best technology tools available.
*Say goodbye to clocking in and out and hello to genuine work-life balance: flexible working and working from home
*The opportunity to foster a genuine culture of collaboration, creative thinking, failing fast and iterative dogged progression- you're not afraid to challenge the status quo

I'm partnering an outstanding organisation in Edinburgh, undergoing significant Digital Transformation. We are on the hunt for a visionary Lead Digital Architect ready to champion a digital strategy. This is a genuinely unique opportunity to work with a Challenger bank that's been a leading light in the UK for the last couple of years but really looking at taking its digital transformation to a new level whilst revolutionising the way they interact with customers, at a time when the entire banking landscape is transforming.

As a Lead Digital Architect, you will be responsible for:
*Making sure the Digital strategy is aligned with the CIO function and supports the development of the CIO culture
*Thinking strategically and able to evaluate options in the short, medium and long term
*Good communication skills with the ability to present, discuss and explain any issues with confidence and logic
*Implementing IT solutions which meet objectives and are created in a cost-effective way that also aligns with IT Roadmaps
*Solutions Architecture - across a range of technology stacks
*Being a SME on emerging technology and the potential applications for the client
*Developing strong cross-functional relationships with stakeholders across the business, including to board level.

In return you're being offered the opportunity to join a genuinely brilliant business, where you'll enjoy lots of autonomy and have the backing of an outstanding team. You'll be operating at the absolute Leading edge of innovation in the digital banking space and will be rewarded with a salary of £60,000-85,000, car allowance, excellent bonus, flexible benefits, pension, healthcare and additional benefits.

Parallel Consulting is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.