Career Opportunities

Enterprise Architect

London, GB Full-Time IT

Marex is a diversified global financial services platform, providing essential liquidity, market access and infrastructure services to clients in the energy, commodities and financial markets.

The Group provides comprehensive breadth and depth of coverage across four core services: Market Making, Clearing, Hedging and Investment Solutions and Agency and Execution. It has a leading franchise in many major metals, energy and agricultural products, executing around 50 million trades and clearing 205 million contracts in 2022. The Group provides access to the world’s major commodity markets, covering a broad range of clients that include some of the largest commodity producers, consumers and traders, banks, hedge funds and asset managers.

Marex was established in 2005 but through its subsidiaries can trace its roots in the commodity markets back almost 100 years. Headquartered in London with 36 offices worldwide, the Group has over 1,800 employees across Europe, Asia and America.

For more information visit www.marex.com

The Technology department plays a pivotal role in this growth trajectory. As such, Marex is seeking an experienced and technically strong Enterprise Architect. This is a strategic role that will ensure Marex Technology remains a key enabler for continued and sustained growth across the firm.

The right candidate would have an in-depth understanding of the technology strategy, as well as an understanding of the firm’s enterprise architecture. Using this, along with tracking our peers and market leaders in financial services, an enterprise architect would chart the course for Marex to ensure we are leading the way with our use of technology to drive our digital business and delivering on our strategy. This would be achieved through multiple initiatives that execute on the strategy, such as expanding the use of AI services, building on our Platform Strategy to accelerate development of digital products and services and fostering cross-team collaboration to deliver high-quality business solutions.

This role would also involve carrying out targeted research and development into the latest tech trends so that Marex can provide material value to our shareholders by delivering real innovation in our field.

Marex recognises the disruptive nature of technology advancement in our industry, and the need to provide data-driven, digital services to offer best of breed experience for our clients and internal financial services experts. This is why the technology team plays an increasingly important role in the evolution of the firm and enabling business growth by scaling operations and accelerating new products and services. For a better insight into the technology teams at Marex, please see www.marex.com/technology. Additionally, our careers and values pages provide more general information on working at the company.

Responsibilities:

• Proposing future state design and charting/tracking a path to realise it over the med-long term
• Carry our R&D to discover opportunities for innovation in financial markets
• Engineering oversight across Technology to ensure the right technology is being deployed in the right way
• Attending courses and conferences and meeting with peers to ensure that Marex is a market leader in the way it uses Technology
• Capturing, tracking, and reporting on usage metrics across the technology estate, to assist in measuring success and decision making
• Assisting the CTO in setting the firm’s technology strategy
• Documenting the technology real estate and systems architecture
• Arrange knowledge workshops and training to motivate staff and ensure teams are aligned with the firm’s strategy and tech usage plans
• Facilitate effective collaboration to align and document decision making covering; software, services, infra, cloud, security, architecture, DevSecOps and CI/CD, testing, etc
• Measure and refine key technology strategic initiatives to ensure achievement of objectives

Skills and Experience:

• Ability to develop and implement technology strategies aligned with business goals.
• Substantial experience working with high-calibre software engineering teams, and deep understanding of software development methodologies and best practices.
• Knowledge of security principles and practices to ensure the protection of enterprise assets.
• Experience in research and development to discover new opportunities for technological advancement.
• Experience with implementing enterprise-wide systems.
• Experience in setting up and managing governance frameworks for technology use and decision making.
• Delivering cloud-native, distributed architectures.
• Exhibit strong leadership skills, include excellent communication, ability to work collaboratively with different teams and executive leadership, and experience in training and mentoring colleagues.
• Ideally, an understanding of the financial services sector, including regulatory requirements and market trends.

If you’re forging a career in this area and are looking for your next step, get in touch!

Marex is fully committed to being an inclusive employer and providing an inclusive and accessible recruitment process for all. We will provide reasonable adjustments to remove any disadvantage to you being considered for this role. We value the differences that a diverse workforce brings to the company.  We welcome applications from candidates returning to the workforce.  Also, Marex is committed to avoiding circumstances in which the appearance or possibility of conflicts of interest may exist within the hiring process.

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