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Requirements

  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Northampton

Description

Solution Designer - 90221946
Primary Location:UK-Northamptonshire-Northampton
Job Type:Permanent/Regular
Posting Range:14 Feb 2019 - Ongoing
Description
 
Solutions Designer

Northampton

The Solutions Designer will be Responsible for creating technology solutions to meet business requirements, in line with Cluster and Group IT Strategies and Architectures
Working with the relevant Project Manager, Lead Solutions Designer, or Technology Partner -  responsible for ensuring that the outcomes delivered by projects are consistent with the original solution
Support the development of systems strategy and plan for the supported business area. Provide ad-hoc consultancy as required to the business on technical matters.



What will you be doing?
 

Be responsible for creating technology solutions, 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 created
Thinks outside of the box to support the business in delivering its strategic objectives rather than just
Takes responsibility for ensuring that solutions adhere to architectural and quality standards and policies.
Provide advice and guidance to business stakeholders in shaping the portfolio of technology solutions to be provided to the business
 

What we’re looking for:
 

Solution Development -  Able to create fit for purpose technology solutions which address the combined challenges of: meeting business need, deliverable within reasonable constraints, correspond to organisational strategic guidance
Technical Knowledge - a very good broad understanding of a wide variety of technologies pertinent to Barclaycard, including emerging technologies. (e.g. AWS, Java, Adaptive and Responsive design, etc.)
Stakeholder Management - Able to challenge stakeholders creatively and professionally to create solutions which meet all of the above criteria but which are not necessarily obvious responses to pre-defined requests.
 


Skills that will help you in the role:
 

Project Delivery - Understands different project methodologies, project lifecycles, major phases, dependencies and milestones within a project, and the required documentation needs.
Vendor Evaluation – Ability to understand how and where third part products could be deployed. Good knowledge of vendor evaluation and selection best practice.
Planning - Experienced with planning, estimating, staffing, organising, and working on multiple projects. Has monitored and dealt with critical paths and risks areas
 

Where will you be working?
Northampton
Barclays Northampton is an operation of vast scale, with a huge influence and impact on the financial services industry and on the lives of millions of British people. Here, we process 18 million transactions worth more than £700 million every day, and make sure that 196 Barclaycard payments every second happen seamlessly. This couldn’t be possible without the collaboration between all our teams – from tech, marketing, functions, and operations – and the global partnerships our Northampton colleagues have. Our environmentally friendly office is within 5 minutes of the local town, easily accessible from the M1, and we run frequent shuttlebuses to and from Northampton train station.
Interested and want to know more about Barclays? Visit home.barclays/who-we-are/ for more details. 

Our Values 
Everything we do is shaped by the five values of Respect, Integrity, Service, Excellence and Stewardship. Our values inform the foundations of our relationships with customers and clients, but they also shape how we measure and reward the performance of our colleagues. Simply put, success is not just about what you achieve, but about how you achieve it.

Our Diversity
We aim to foster a culture where individuals of all backgrounds feel confident in bringing their whole selves to work, feel included and their talents are nurtured, empowering them to contribute fully to our vision and goals.

Our Benefits
Our customers are unique. The same goes for our colleagues. That's why at Barclays we offer a range of benefits, allowing every colleague to choose the best options for their personal circumstances. These include a competitive salary and pension, health care and all the tools, technology and support to help you

About the company

Barclays moves, lends, invests and protects money for 48 million customers and clients worldwide.

We have over 325 years of history and expertise in banking. From our beginnings in Lombard Street, London through to the launch of the world’s first ATM and innovative mobile phone payments services, find out more about our achievements to date.

Barclays is a trading name of Barclays Bank PLC and its subsidiaries. Barclays Bank PLC is registered in England and is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority. Registered in England. Registered No. 1026167. Registered office: 1 Churchill Place, London E14 5HP.

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