Title:  Solutions Architect

Location: 

London, ENG, GB

Description: 

Company Overview

Arcesium is a global financial technology firm that solves complex data-driven challenges faced by some of the world’s most sophisticated financial institutions. We constantly innovate our platform and capabilities to meet tomorrow’s challenges, anticipate the risks our clients encounter, and design advanced solutions to help our clients achieve transformational business outcomes.   

 

Financial technology is a high-growth industry as change and innovation continue to disrupt the status-quo and prompt major transformation. Arcesium is at a particularly interesting time in our own growth as we look to leverage our successfully established market position and expand operations in pursuit of strategic new business opportunities. We value intellectual curiosity, proactive ownership, and collaboration with colleagues, and we empower you to meaningfully contribute from day one and accelerate your professional development.

Position Summary

Arcesium seeks an experienced Solutions Architect to join our Forward Deployed team in Client and Partner Development. As part of the Forward Deployed Team, you will draw on your technical expertise and business acumen and apply the insights you have gained through experience to support the requirements of Arcesium's growing client base, which comprises some of the world's most sophisticated financial services institutions.

Responsibilities

- Partner with Sales Executives during meetings and conversations with high level client stakeholders (e.g., C-suite, operations, technology, data managers) to represent Arcesium’s technology capabilities and demonstrate how we can accelerate their data strategy. You will follow up by writing proposals and preparing/presenting other relevant materials, and managing expectations by highlighting any unforeseen project risks, suggesting ways they can be mitigated.
- Deconstruct client problems into their component parts, design scalable solutions in collaboration with other Arcesium colleagues (e.g., Forward Deployed Software Engineers, Forward Deployed Data Strategists, and Product Managers) 
- Work with clients to define project phases and including proof-of-concepts 
- Drive new product innovation and software development; suggest ways to reduce costs and improve processes  
- Work closely with client developers to get them up to speed on Arcesium’s technical architecture; deliver API training to them

Qualifications

- 10+ years of experience in client facing roles that required a high degree of consultative and solutioning skills; experience gained in FinTech is a plus 
- Software engineering background, hands-on coding experience, design knowledge and architecture intelligence, cloud solutions knowledge, and data analysis techniques
- Experience driving cross-functional medium and large-scale projects across business and technology domains
- Strong interpersonal skills: stakeholder management, communication, influencing, persuasion, and critical thinking skills, and the ability to build and maintain collaborative internal and external relationships

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Arcesium and its affiliates do not discriminate in employment matters on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, age, military service eligibility, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, or any other category protected by law. Note that for us, this is more than just a legal boilerplate. We are genuinely committed to these principles, which form an important part of our corporate culture, and are eager to hear from extraordinarily well qualified individuals having a wide range of backgrounds and personal characteristics.