Lead Technical Architect - Data Streaming Platforms - London

Lead Technical Architect - Data Streaming Platforms - London

Job Title: Lead Technical Architect - Data Streaming Platforms - London
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £90000.00 - £110000.00 per annum + bonus, pension, health
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: HQ00101611_1566924110
Contact Name: Mason Nathaniel
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 27, 2019 17:41

Job Description

Lead Technical Architect - Data Streaming Platforms - London

I have been engaged by a boutique Financial Services Consultancy to recruit a Lead Technical Architect to lead their Data Analytics & Product Development team in London.

My client is a expert payments, financial crime, data & analytics and strategic change consultancy dedicated exclusively to the financial services industry. As a Lead Technical Architect you will work closely with Tier 1 investment banks to transform their operations through automation of critical, time intensive manual functions, providing real time management information and analytics capabilities.

This will include taking a 'hands on' approach to building a real-time streaming big data platform to process & analyze large volumes of data from multiple data sources across a number of international banks in support of payments and identification of financial crime.


  • Successful experience in a similar role building data analytics platforms using scalable open source data technologie
  • Experience articulating NFRs (Non-Functional Requirements) and architecting the solution to meet them in conjunction with business/product and engineering teams
  • Strong programming background and Java 8 experience
  • Expertise with other open source program languages such as Spring, JavaScript Libraries, Golang etc
  • Solid experience with real time streaming technologies such as Kafka, Flink, Storm, Kinesis, Schema Registry etc
  • Experience with API Architecture & Design with tech such as REST, SOAP, Web Services etc
  • Excellent skills with the Elastic Stack (Elasticsearch, Kibana, Logstash, Beats)
  • Experience with a range of architectural methodologies such as Microservices, SOA etc
  • Exposure to the Hadoop Stack (Hbase, Hive, HDFS, Spark, Yarn Hive)
  • Experience with RDBMS such as SQL Server, Oracle, NoSQL, Cassandra, MongoDB, DB2 etc

The following experience would be preferred, but training will be given:

  • Experience with AWS or other public cloud provider
  • DevOps & Cloud tech such as : Puppet, ansible, docker, Kubernetes, Jenkins, Gradle etc
  • Experience deploying software in a regulated FS environment
  • TOGAF certified


For your skills & passion for delivering scalable, fit for purpose solutions you will receive:

- Salary to £110,000 + 10% bonus

- 28 days holiday

- Health

- Dental

- Income Protection

- Flexible working

- And more...


Your new employer is a leading niche boutique Financial Services Consulting, working in the market for over 10 years and gaining a reputation for quality, integrity and keen eye on disruptive technologies for the FS sector.

You will join at a time of hyper growth and will be a key player in taking them to the next level. Here you will be supported to develop both from a personal and career perspective and will be free to manage your own time with no one looking over your shoulder.

As a team they work hard, play hard and no one is shy of mucking in when required. This company are on the ascendance and now is the time to get involved!

If this sounds interesting apply on line now!

Lead Technical Architect - Data Streaming Platform - London

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