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Architect - Credit & Market Risk

Architect - Credit & Market Risk

  • Location United Kingdom - South East - London
  • Travel required Negligible travel
  • Job category IT&S Group
  • Relocation available No
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code 124349BR
  • Experience level Senior
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Job summary

About BP-

"Are you looking for a career in tech that truly helps make the world a better place? Bp is moving through the biggest transition in its 100+ year history with the goal of becoming one of the world’s largest renewable energy providers and achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2050. At bp, we provide great environment & benefits such as an inclusive culture, a great work-life balance, learning and development opportunities, life & health insurance, medical care package, and many others benefits!

We support our people to learn and grow in a diverse and challenging environment. We believe that our team is strengthened by diversity. We are committed to crafting an inclusive environment in which everyone is respected and treated fairly.

Role synopsis

Architecture is a collaborative discipline, and it plays a critical role in the integration of our businesses. Architects connect all the digital disciplines and the consumers and procurers of IT, in order to create an integrated, flexible, effective IT architecture for bp.

As an Architect, you will be supporting the Credit Risk and Market Risk portfolio of applications and platforms within bp Trading & Shipping.

Key accountabilities

  • Architecture: You rigorously develop solution architectures, seeking practical solutions that optimize and re-use capabilities. You will care passionately about the integrity of the Digital capabilities you develop. You will be responsible for designing and building solutions that best meet the business needs and are aligned with the Digital strategy and roadmaps. You will contribute to business and systems strategy and be accountable for the delivery roadmap definition.
  • Technology: You are an excellent technologist and have a passion for understanding and learning. You will contribute to digital transformation initiatives from an architectural perspective, facilitating the delivery of solutions. You will bring good hands-on skills in key technologies, and an ability to rapidly assess new technologies with a commercial mindset.
  • Safety and Compliance: The safety of our people and customers is our highest priority. You will advocate and help ensure our architectures, designs and processes enhance a culture of operational safety and improve our digital security.
  • Team: You will play an integral role in building the team’s skillset while demonstrating your leadership values through delegation, motivation and trust. You will not just lead, but "do".
  • Relationships: You will build strong relationships across the business and Digital teams. You will understand the long-term needs of the solutions you are developing, and enable delivery by building a rapport with team members both inside and outside of BP.

Formal education

A Bachelor's (or higher) degree, ideally in Computer Science, MIS/IT, Mathematics, hard science, or equivalent work experience.

Desirable criteria

  • A confirmed background in architecture with real-world experience of architecting, designing, and delivering transformational IT projects. You love envisaging the art of the possible and making that a reality.
  • Deep-seated functional knowledge of key technology sets. You are comfortable rolling up your sleeves, getting involved, and diving into delivery challenges.
  • Experience in being part of a tight-knit delivery team. You accomplish exceptional project outcomes in a respectful and supportive culture.
  • A proven grasp of architecture development and design thinking in an agile environment. You adapt delivery techniques to drive outstanding project delivery.
  • The ability to relate complex topics in simple and accessible language.
  • Experience of delivering architectures for complex solutions across business, data, technical and infrastructure domains.
  • Experience executing design authority according to a common architecture process and strategy, including the identification and articulation of “Key Design Decisions”.
  • Experience with assessment, design and technical deployment of deterministic and probabilistic credit risk metrics and limit management in both physical and financial markets, as applied to multiple commodities and multiple legal entity counterparties
  • Experience in the assessment, design and technical deployment of Risk Models and Risk Calculation Engines, including the determination of methods for risk measurement such as VaR, portfolio simulation, stress testing of risk factors, Greeks, and parameters
  • Familiarity with the business processes, applications, data, infrastructure, and security solutions relevant to the Market Risk and Credit Risk functions of a finance and/or commodity trading organisation.
  • Knowledge of the Credit and Market Risk management framework including the data, processes and solutions required to capture, measure, report and comprehend exposure from changes in the underlying markets and credit domains.
  • High level knowledge and appreciation of reporting, big data and analytics solutions and technologies

Essential Skills

  • Requirements Definition and Management
  • Solution Architecture
  • Technical Specialism
  • Systems Integration
  • Innovation
  • Data Analysis

Desirable Skills

  • Emerging Technology Monitoring
  • Systems Design
  • User Experience Analysis
  • Business Risk Management
  • Capacity Management
  • Network Design
  • Service Acceptance
  • Systems Development Management
  • IT Strategy and Planning
  • Business Modelling

Leadership & EQ

  • You create an environment where people listen and speak openly about the good, the bad, and the ugly, so that everyone can understand and learn.
  • You promote a culture of change and agility, evolve continuously, adapting to our changing world.
  • You work across organizational boundaries and build high quality, trust-based relationships with leaders and employees within Digital Teams & the wider BP, applying cultural sensitivity.
  • You apply judgement and common sense at scale.
  • You comply with BP's Code of Conduct and demonstrate strong leadership of BP's Leadership Expectations and Values & Behaviours.
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About BP-

"Are you looking for a career in tech that truly helps make the world a better place? Bp is moving through the biggest transition in its 100+ year history with the goal of becoming one of the world’s largest renewable energy providers and achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2050. At bp, we provide great environment & benefits such as an inclusive culture, a great work-life balance, learning and development opportunities, life & health insurance, medical care package, and many others benefits!

We support our people to learn and grow in a diverse and challenging environment. We believe that our team is strengthened by diversity. We are committed to crafting an inclusive environment in which everyone is respected and treated fairly.

Role synopsis

Architecture is a collaborative discipline, and it plays a critical role in the integration of our businesses. Architects connect all the digital disciplines and the consumers and procurers of IT, in order to create an integrated, flexible, effective IT architecture for bp.

As an Architect, you will be supporting the Credit Risk and Market Risk portfolio of applications and platforms within bp Trading & Shipping.

Key accountabilities

  • Architecture: You rigorously develop solution architectures, seeking practical solutions that optimize and re-use capabilities. You will care passionately about the integrity of the Digital capabilities you develop. You will be responsible for designing and building solutions that best meet the business needs and are aligned with the Digital strategy and roadmaps. You will contribute to business and systems strategy and be accountable for the delivery roadmap definition.
  • Technology: You are an excellent technologist and have a passion for understanding and learning. You will contribute to digital transformation initiatives from an architectural perspective, facilitating the delivery of solutions. You will bring good hands-on skills in key technologies, and an ability to rapidly assess new technologies with a commercial mindset.
  • Safety and Compliance: The safety of our people and customers is our highest priority. You will advocate and help ensure our architectures, designs and processes enhance a culture of operational safety and improve our digital security.
  • Team: You will play an integral role in building the team’s skillset while demonstrating your leadership values through delegation, motivation and trust. You will not just lead, but "do".
  • Relationships: You will build strong relationships across the business and Digital teams. You will understand the long-term needs of the solutions you are developing, and enable delivery by building a rapport with team members both inside and outside of BP.

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