Head of Blockchain Architecture

  • BiGGChain Ltd
  • London, UK
  • Mar 19, 2018
Permanent CXO | Blockchain

Job Description

Our client a global leader within the FS sector is currently looking to hire a Head of Blockchain Architecture with deep industry expertise in the financial sector and a strong background in architecting blockchain solutions.

The Head of Blockchain Architecture will be responsible for;


  • Identifying best practice and acting as a technical expert to those less experienced.

  • Shaping the future of both the business and a new Blockchain-enabled community
  • Identifying technical risks and demonstrating how they can be mitigated.

  • Building a vibrant, self-sustaining ecosystem using the best in distributed ledger and Blockchain technology

  • Translate business strategy into a workable blockchain solutions.
  • Defining and maintaining Target Architectures in Roadmaps.

  • Leading the technology strategy & technology investments that will realize the business strategy.
  • Reviewing ongoing designs of major programs to identify strategic opportunities and resolve design issues during delivery.

  • Ensure projects align with strategic capabilities, target architectures & technology standards.
  • Identifying key technology enablers to optimize IT investment.

The ideal candidate for this position will:

  • Come from a development or engineering background.

  • Be experienced in architecting blockchain solutions and acting as the subject matter expert on blockchain applications.
  • Have excellent skills in giving presentations, demonstrations.
  • Be able to demonstrate a deep knowledge of Ethereum and blockchain technology to an expert level.

  • Understand the disruptive potential of the technology and be able to communicate that clearly to board members and stakeholders.