Our vacancies

Search Jobs  

Business Architect

Role Responsibility

Business Architect

Basildon, Essex

P3 / G

SS&C Technologies Holdings (NASDAQ: SSNC) is the world’s largest hedge fund and private equity administrator, as well as the largest mutual fund transfer agency. SS&C’s unique business model combines end-to-end expertise across financial services operations with software and solutions to service even the most demanding customers in the financial services and healthcare industries. SS&C owns and operates the full technology stack across securities accounting, front-to-back-office operations, performance and risk analytics, regulatory reporting, and healthcare information processes.

The Role:

To perform business architecture activities to support SS&C change.  Understand client/ stakeholder propositions and business models, understand our service capabilities and use business architecture techniques to recommend solutions to deliver outstanding outcomes in line with strategy.
  • Own and maintain business architecture documentation for the strategic Wealth business model and ensure architectural differences at the client level are also known and documented
  • Work with operational, technical and product stakeholders to identify areas of inefficiency/propositional improvements and support the creation of any relevant business case
  • Support with the evaluation and maintenance of the Target Operating Model (TOM) including the creation/updates to standard business architectural documentation
  • Play a pivotal role in new business launches and complex change initiatives through the creation/assessment of business models, business capabilities and user journey designs to support transition from ideation phase into execution phase 
  • Provide business architecture support and consultancy for all change initiatives during the full delivery lifecycle
  • Work with solution architects and solution providers to ensure system designs align and support the strategic business design with any gaps to the strategic design agreed and documented
  • Articulate design options and proactively engage with the relevant stakeholders to assess the pros and cons of various design options
  • Work with the sales team to provide support during any pre-sales initiatives including attending pre sales client facing meetings as a subject matter expert
  • Lead and facilitate meetings/workshops and confidently present to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Work closely with and support Inception, Solution Architecture and IT Build teams, ensuring best practice principles are adhered to.
  • Ensure industry knowledge and specific product knowledge is maintained. Keep abreast of regulatory change and industry trends.
  • Build collaborative relationships and provide consultancy for internal and external stakeholders, representing SS&C as required. 
  • To carry out any other duties which are within the employee's skills and abilities whenever reasonably instructed
Knowledge and Technical Skills:
  • Over 7 years’ experience in Financial Services, ideally including business and technology roles
  • Client facing
  • Strong and proven interpersonal skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Good influencer and negotiator
  • Proven champion of change
  • Self-motivated
  • Ability to lead and take ownership
  • Strong sense of ownership to ensure a high quality deliverables
  • Extensive in-depth experience within the UK Platform / Wealth Management industry with full lifecycle experience of delivering platform solutions across multi asset types
  • Understanding and experience of creating and assessing business models, business capabilities and user journeys


  • Basic AS400 and SQL skills or their equivalents
  • Experience of working in Agile methodology
  • Experience of working for a global organisation and working virtually with cross global stakeholders
  • Experience of working with multiple key technology providers and varying operating models



This website is using cookies to improve your browsing experience. If you navigate to another page without changing the settings below you consent to this. Read more about cookies.