Solution Architect

8-10 years
28 days ago 7 Applied
Job Description

Job Title : Solution Architect
Location: Pune

About Barclays
Barclays is a British universal bank. We are diversified by business, by different types of customers and clients, and by geography. Our businesses include consumer banking and payments operations around the world, as well as a top-tier, full service, global corporate and investment bank, all of which are supported by our service company which provides technology, operations and functional services across the Group.

Risk and Control Objective

Take ownership for managing risk and strengthening controls in relation to the work you do

Working Flexibly

We're committed to providing a supportive and inclusive culture and environment for you to work in. This environment recognises and supports ways to balance your personal needs, alongside the professional needs of our business. Providing the opportunity for all our employees, globally to work flexibly empowers each of us to work in a way that suits our lives as well as enabling us to better service our customers and clients needs. Whether you have family commitments or you're a carer, or whether you need study time or wish to pursue personal interests, our approach to working flexibly is designed to help you balance your life. If you would like some flexibility, then please discuss this with the hiring manager, and your request will be reviewed subject to business needs.

Hybrid Working

Structured hybrid role:
At Barclays, we offer a hybrid working experience that blends the positives of working alongside colleagues at our onsite locations, together with working from home. We have a structured approach where colleagues work at an onsite location on fixed, anchor, days of the week, for a minimum of two days a week or more, as set by the business area (or nearest equivalent if working part-time hours). Please discuss the working pattern requirements for the role you are applying for with the hiring manager. Please note that as we continue to embed our hybrid working environment, we remain in a test and learn phase, which means that working arrangements may be subject to change on reasonable notice to ensure we meet the needs of our business.


. Member of the Pune Technology Team
. Responsible to work on automation of work carried by operations team.
. Technical leadership for at least one application
. Hands-on development across the applications

What will you be doing

. Technical leadership and delivery
. Line management providing mentoring, leadership, support across the team.
. Contributing across the PB Technology function as a member of the CLM team.
. Develop architectural design and solutions that aligns with project requirements and constraints.
. Lead the architectural design process, including conceptualization, prototyping, and validation of design decisions.
. Develop and maintain strong relationships with the application support teams to ensure effective delivery of projects into the production environment.
. Ensure that all activities and duties are carried out in full compliance with regulatory requirements, Enterprise Wide Risk Management Framework and internal Barclays Policies and Policy Standards

What we're looking for:

. The right candidate will be action-orientated with a focus on continuous improvement (efficiency and effectiveness) in all areas of responsibility.
. The ideal candidate will be both proactive and innovative and have the ability to deliver quality results with a challenging but positive and influential style.
. The role holder will be a relationship builder with a reputation for integrity, evoking rapid trust and confidence in clients, colleagues, and teams alike. Able to understand colleague's challenges and perspectives and put solutions in place to satisfy these.
. The role holder must be a strong, technically minded software developer.
. The role holder must have strong time management skills and be able to juggle a complex and demanding workload.
. The ideal candidate must have 8+ years of experience.

Skills that will help you in the role:

. Minimum Qualification - B.E. / B. Tech or equivalent.
. Can solves complex problems by designing or modifying technology architecture and testing the integration of software in these designs for correct functionality.
. Collaborate well with stakeholders to gather, analyze requirements, understand business needs, and define architectural strategies.
. Build architectural artifacts, like system diagrams, design specifications, and technical documentation, to communicate design decisions and support implementation.
. Provide technical leadership and guidance to development teams, ensuring adherence to architectural standards and best practices.
. Facilitate communication, collaboration between cross-functional teams, including developers, testers, and project managers in order to ensure alignment.
. Experience in various software designs, languages, and architecture.
. Solution definition and problem-solving skills.
. Experience and knowledge of cloud computing.
. Cybersecurity and cryptography knowledge
. Sonar Cube, Veracode Standards.
. Messaging solutions like Kafka.
. Experience of deployment tools, particularly Chef
. Oracle/ NoSQL Database experience
. Good knowledge of automated deployment process
. Good Knowledge of Banking Domain.

Where will you be working

Be More at Barclays
At Barclays, each day is about being more - as a professional, and as a person. Be More @ Barclays represents our core promise to all current and future employees. It's the characteristic that we want to be associated with as an employer, and at the heart of every employee experience. We empower our colleagues to Be More Globally Connected, working on international projects that improve the way millions of customers handle their finances. Be More Inspired by working alongside the most talented people in the industry, and delivering imaginative new solutions that are redefining the future of finance. Be More Impactful by having the opportunity to work on cutting-edge projects, and Be More Valued for who you are.
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Purpose, Values and Mindset
We deploy finance responsibly to support people and businesses, acting with empathy and integrity, championing innovation and sustainability, for the common good and the long term.

Our values underpin everything we do: Respect, Integrity, Service, Excellence and Stewardship.

We harness the power of diversity and inclusion in our business, trust those we work with, and value everyone's contribution.
We operate with honesty, transparency and fairness in all we do.
We act with empathy and humility, putting the people and businesses we serve at the centre of what we do.
We champion innovation, and use our energy, expertise and resources to make a positive difference.
We prize sustainability, and are passionate about leaving things better than we found them.
Our Mindset shapes how we take action, living by our Values, driven by our Purpose, always with our customers and clients at the heart of what we do our Mindset is to Empower, Challenge and Drive.
Trust and support each other to deliver. Make decisions with those closest to the topic. Include diverse perspectives. Celebrate success and learn from failure.
Question whether things can be done better. Use insights based on data to inform decisions. Be curious about how we can adapt and improve. Speak up and be open to alternative viewpoints.
Focus on outcomes. Deliver with pace. Be passionate and ambitious about what we do. Take personal responsibility. Actively build collaborative relationships to get things done.




problem-solving skills
automated deployment process
nosql database
messaging solutions
software designs
Job Source:

Barclays is a British multinational universal bank, headquartered in London, England. Barclays operates as two divisions, Barclays UK and Barclays International, supported by a service company, Barclays Execution Services.

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