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Director, Solution Architect

225,000 – 270,000 yearly

NPAworldwide Recruitment Network

Last Updated: 9/29/22

Job Description

Job description:

Description

  • Full Remote
    Director, Solution Architect (Retail Banking
    ) for their financial sector. Theposition will directly support the design and development of a new
    retail banking platform and be responsible for defining and building the
    solutions architecture to support the product roadmap. The role will
    design and oversee platform development, integration with core domains,
    and drive enablement of new digital channels and experiences. The role
    is expected to follow architectural best practices and build scale and
    efficiencies that enable future business growth.

    This role requires a highly motivated and experienced Architect with
    pride of ownership reflected through clean architecture design, code
    quality and a disciplined software development approach.

    Qualifications & Experience

    General:

    - At least 10 years experience architecting and integrating 3rd party
    internal and SaaS applications

    - Prior financial and retail banking experience

    - Experience with core banking solutions (ThoughtMachine, Mambu, etc.)
    and banking capabilities (KYC, Payments, General Ledger, etc.) is
    highly desirable

    - Strong Java skills preferred

    - An advanced degree in computer science and/or information technology

    Ideal skills:

    - Hands on Experience with Thought Machine Architecture and
    Integrations (strongly preferred, but this specific platform
    experience is not mandatory).

    - Azure Manages Services stack

    - Core Banking System knowledge

    - Message-based system integrations

    - Enterprise Architecture

    - Azure based security

    - Ability to assess vendor developed architectures and integration
    proposals

    - Ability to have architectural discussions with Senior Customer,
    Vendor and Service provider representatives

    - Mandatory 1-2 day a week office work

    Architecture:

    - Experience designing and building large cloud-ready highly scalable
    software particularly distributed, strong knowledge of integration
    design patterns and methodologies such as twelve-factor app

    - Experience with and knowledge of common Architecture patterns (e.g.
    microservices, GoF, SOA, Event sourcing, etc.)

    - Experience or knowledge with PaaS and designing applications that
    can run in a cloud environment such as AWS/Azure

    - Ability to evaluate new vendors and technologies

    - Ability to own architecture, including strategic direction and
    presentation of a vision for the future of the end-to-end banking
    solution

    - Ability to plan for implementing non-functional requirements

    - Ability to drive through, directly and through influence, efficient
    solution strategy, with agility and leadership skills which
    engineers recognize and respect

    - Desire and ability to understand diverse business domains and
    develop architectures that meet the current and anticipated business
    needs across a broad set of partners

    - Experience or knowledge of Continuous Integration and Continuous
    Delivery

    Others:


    - Good judgment and the ability to handle high pressure situations

    - Proven record of delivering technology solutions within agreed upon
    timeframes

    - Experience with information security leading practices and
    requirements

    - Ability to work in a highly matrixed, team-based organization

    - Skilled communicator and negotiator with exceptional written,
    verbal, presentation, and interpersonal skills

    - Ability to forge relationships and become a trusted advisor with
    personnel of various levels and responsibilities, from business
    partners, to technology partners, to software engineers

    Personal Characteristics

    - Shows a commitment to high ethical standards and integrity and
    demonstrates this through action

    - Self-starter; takes initiative and can work independently

    - Excellent written communication, presentation and facilitation
    skills

    - Inquisitive, analytical, a strategic thinker, proactive and
    solutions-oriented

    - High-energy, positive, entrepreneurial in spirit while goal-oriented
    and results-driven

    - Well-organized and disciplined with high attention to detail

    - Direct, plain-spoken; conveys a genuine/authentic demeanor
Qualifications:

At least 10 years experience architecting and integrating 3rd party
internal and SaaS applications

- Prior financial and retail banking experience

- Experience with core banking solutions (ThoughtMachine, Mambu, etc.)
and banking capabilities (KYC, Payments, General Ledger, etc.) is
highly desirable

- Strong Java skills preferred

Has worked for a professional services firm

Why is This a Great Opportunity:

Good compensation

Good work/life balance

innovative technology

Salary Type : Annual Salary

Salary Min : 225000

Salary Max : 270000

Currency Type : US Dollars



Company Details

Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
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