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- Build up the new Architect role
- The Principle Architect in the team
About Our Client
One of the world's largest banking and financial services organisations. We serve more than 47 million customers through four global businesses and etwork covers 71 countries and territories in Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Africa, North America and Latin America.
*Responsible for the end to end solution design for a project or programme.
*Ensures the solution meets the functional and non-functional requirements.
*Ensures the overall integrity of the solution.
*Defines the current and desired states and articulates them in the Solution Architecture Document (SAD) in a number of role based viewpoints to provide direction to other Architects and SMEs (Function/Application, Information, Integration, Infrastructure and Security).
*Defines or assists in the definition of the Non-functional Requirements
*Driving co-ordination and management of solution and project architecture activities within Product Classes (pipeline of work)
*Accountable for architectural design, documentation and other collateral produced (using the standards required, architecture repositories, wikis, etc.)
*Ensure the solutions are aligned with IT approaches, architectural standards, IT and business strategy, and meeting the business objectives
The Successful Applicant
End-to-end solution design
Broad but not deep skill set across multiple platforms and technologies including:
Broad but business understanding of an Investment Bank or Asset Management company
Draws on the experience of the Architects and SMEs to develop an overall solution which works in the context of the goals and requirements of the project or programme.
Experience of implementing integration design patterns
Designed and developed Service Oriented Architectures (SOA)
Significant experience in a time-critical financial services environment
Mentoring more junior members of development teams
Experience in designing end-to-end solutions using various technologies
Experience in an Asset Management environment
Experience in recommending trade-offs between being wholly strategic 'v' pragmatic solutions
Including: Interpersonal skills, management, leadership, communications, sales, planning and organising, project management skills etc.
Good analytical skills
Excellent communication skills, written, verbal and presentational
All-round experience of software development lifecycle
"Best Practice" practitioner
Including: General comments of type of Candidate required (Any further qualities that will be needed for this role)
Able to think strategically, whilst retaining and eye for the detail.
What's on Offer
What's the offer
The new Architect team will build up in Guangzhou. So this position need the candidate with very strong technical skill and willing to be the tech lead, who could give advice about designing system.