Principal Architect - Market Maker

Principal Architect - Market Maker

The JM Group are working with a leading financial services client based in the City of London, on an initial 6-month contract, paying up to £750 per day depending on experience.

The Principal Architect will be responsible for leading the IT Architecture function of the markets and execution technology architecture domain.

The Principal Architect must have the following skills:

*Experience leading the architecture and technology strategy for defined domain capabilities, while maintaining an interest in how other businesses are driving a competitive advantage through these.
*Must have experience working as a Principal Architect in an investment management or trading organisation.
*Strong experience developing and maintaining comprehensive enterprise IT architecture.
*Excellent experience of working at senior level leading a team in an IT function in architecture.
*Recent experience identifying technologies and solutions for decommissioning and creating a roadmap plan for this.
*Previous experience of building and leading high-performance teams.
*Experience of helping a business leverage information in order to take advantage of specific opportunities.
*Proven track record in thinking and acting strategically while also operating tactically.
*Experience of leading and managing change in an organisation.
*Educated to bachelor's degree level preferably in IT Systems or an equivalent. (Desired).
*Excellent stakeholder management skills.
*Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

If you are a Principal Architect with the above skills, please respond in the first instance with an up to date copy of your CV.

The JM Group is operating and advertising as an Employment Agency for permanent positions and as an Employment Business for interim / contract / temporary positions. The JM Group is an Equal Opportunities employer and we encourage applicants from all backgrounds.