VINIRMA Consulting Pvt. Ltd . is a 360 Human Resource Management Consulting and Staffing Services Organization with operations in UAE, Qatar, Bahrain, Australia, USA, Singapore & India.
VINIRMA Consulting is currently looking for Digital Solution Architect Banking for one of its clients which is a Business Consulting, IT Solutions and Services company in Qatar with the following terms and conditions.
Be a key contributor to the Technology team and ensure strong partnership with business and technology team to provide technical direction and solutions for a range of digital banking products.
Manage and lead the design and development of solution Architecture, including delivery. Bring a product mindset and technical leadership in the production of technical solution designs, high quality functional specifications and other technical / documentation to ensure timely product delivery with high quality user experiences.
Accountable for enterprise architecture and broader solution architecture and integration of Bank's internal and vendor based IT solutions, working with colleagues from across the business units.
Detailed Roles and Responsibilities :
Support the Section Head Enterprise Architecture and contribute towards the implementation of strategy, annual business plans, policies and procedures of the department, to support divisional and organizational business strategy.
Take decisions with the full knowledge of all the relevant business, economic, political, and competitive environment.
Ensure that the Bank is moving forward with stretched objectives in regards to Enterprise Architecture activities.
Align functional activities and initiatives with the objectives and mission of the Bank.
Understanding, advocating and supporting the enterprise's business and IT strategies.
Setting the performance metrics of the Enterprise Architecture function.
With an enterprise-wide focus, you will assess, design and implement IT systems architecture to support Bank's business strategy.
Hence collaborative leadership skills and a strong technical background are critical, as is the ability to provide thought leadership to business stakeholders and technology team
Work very closely with the Engineering team to ensure delivered systems align with the Technology architectural strategy and the principals relating to software integrity and reusability
Adhere to Bank's processes, methodologies, standards and policies in relation to IT enterprise architecture from a governance perspective
Results orientated understands what levers to pull to drive outcomes in a tightly regulated but changing environment
Experience in Digital BFS technologies, Data Architectures and Cloud services. Working knowledge of a fully integrated banking technology environment would be highly beneficial.
Especially of Digital customer experience platforms like KONY, BACKBASE etc.
An established understanding of contemporary financial markets and the disruption occurring in the current financial services marketplace
Review and monitor the design of all applications being implemented in the Bank.
Assist Section Head Enterprise Architecture in strategic planning and budgeting for different applications for the Bank.
Leading the creation or evolution of the EA function or program, including the coordination of an appropriately balanced pursuit of enterprise business, information, technical and solution architecture viewpoints
As a people manager lead and motivate the project team to achieve project objectives. Provide guidance and coaching to the project team
Ability to lead teams across multiple regions and countries, enabling a one team’ culture and a positive working environment, respecting the cultures and capabilities across locations
Allocate work to project team, nominate for training as per Banks’s guidelines, conduct performance reviews and manage leave and overtime to ensure efficiency.
Establish relationships with stakeholders / vendors to clarify project deliverables, outputs, timescale, quality and cost criteria
COMPETENCIES, KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE
Educational Qualifications :
University graduate with a Degree in computer science, computer engineering, Electronics / Communication engineering or a related field of study.
7-10 years of extensive BFSI experience within Digital delivery environments such as mobile, web & social with the full software development life-cycle knowledge using traditional and agile methodologies
Experience of Enterprise architecture, Service Oriented Architecture, micro-services, and other integration
methodologies, ideally for Financial Services
Experience with maintaining legacy technology environments, the strategy and architecture requirements that
accompany that environment
Experience in the developing API-based and Service Oriented architecture
Experience in leading architecture in a modern data centric business that is complex and large scale would be highly beneficial especially in relation to data tools
Experience with the architecture of mission critical, high transaction volume environments like Core Banking, CTL, TMS, transactional RDBMS systems and high capacity data warehouse environments
Behavioral Competencies :
Naturally inquisitive asks questions to ensure understanding
Confident decision maker make straightforward decisions and know when to seek backup
Demonstrated communication skills, and the ability to view and explain technology from a customer perspective
High level analytical capabilities, applied to complex programs of work
Team player support each other to achieve
Collaboration can work with multiple stakeholders to deliver a common goal
Technical Competencies :
Knowledge of multiple technologies including (but not limited to) : Java, C#, VB, .NET, ASP.Net, Enterprise Integrations (middleware, ETL, API etc.
Oracle EXAdata, VDI, Customer Experience Platform, Treasury Management Systems, Content Management and Customer Relationship Management systems
Knowledge of ISO Standards and Best practice frameworks ITIL, etc.
Banking and Finance applications
Retail and Wholesale banking operations
Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and Arabic (preferred)
Working knowledge of popular EPM tool, with extensive knowledge in MPP
Terms and conditions
Joining time frame : 2 weeks (maximum 1 month)