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Solutions DevelopmentResponsible for creating technology solutions, architectural visions, and stage 0 costs, to meet business requirements, in line with Cluster and Group IT Strategies and Architectures. Work with supply chain (including external) as appropriate.Adding clarity to business requirements; challenges business requirements and demands to ensure high quality candidate solutions are createdIdentifying common or duplicative needs across SBU, Cluster & InfrastructureThinks outside of the box to support the business in delivering its strategic objectives rather than just responding to a pre-defined request,Works with project managers and Global Technology Sourcing to advise on supplier and cost options, and to ensure that the validity of the overall solution is fully represented and considered in any RFI/RFPs process, or in the creation and evaluation of proof of concept solutionsTakes responsibility for ensuring that solutions adhere to architectural and quality standards and policies.Working with the relevant project manager and Lead Solutions Designer, responsible for ensuring that the outcomes delivered by projects are consistent with the original solution specified. This will be achieved by reviewing project design artefacts (e.g. Architectural Visions) and the impact of significant change requests.Advice and GuidanceProvide advice and guidance to business stakeholders in shaping the portfolio of technology solutions to be provided to the businessForm part of broader solutioning community in Barclaycard COO for advice and guidance.Maintains detailed awareness of, takes fully into account as necessary, and promotes throughout the organisation, any relevant statutory, internal or external regulations, standards and codes of good practice.Actively contributes to the development and promotion of Barclaycard COO. Strategy DevelopmentSupports the Systems Planning process to ensure interdependencies are understood and that the proposed plan is viable.Influence the relevant business strategy to maximize the effective use of technology.Maintains knowledge of relevant technical specialism(s) at the highest level, by reading relevant literature, attending conferences and seminars, meeting and maintaining contact with other leading practitioners of the technical specialism and though playing a major role in appropriate learned, professional and trade bodies. Build relationship with manufacturers, supply channels and SI partners.Keeps in close touch with, and contributes to current developments in the relevant technical specialism (s) within Technology, own industry and outside. Is fluent at articulating best practice
Additional Degree: BE/ B.Tech (Engineering)

Experience: 3-6


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