Solutions Architect

Location Malta
Discipline: Technology, Software Development
Job type: Full-time
Contact name: Daniel Genuis

Contact email: [email protected]
Job ref: 15945
Published: 9 months ago
Our client, a leading banking institution, is looking for a talented and experienced Solution Architect to join the  team. As a Solution Architect, you will be responsible for developing and implementing systems architecture that meets the business needs of our organization. You will gather requirements, assess existing software systems, identify areas for improvement, and oversee development teams to ensure the successful implementation of the architecture. The chosen candidate will be an integral part of the team to drive the digital transformation project.

Description:
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to gather requirements and functional specifications for new or enhanced systems architecture.
  • Design and develop systems architecture that aligns with business objectives and supports scalability, reliability, security, and performance requirements.
  • Ensure that the architecture adheres to industry best practices and standards.
  • Conduct technology evaluations to select the appropriate technologies, frameworks, and tools for the systems architecture.
  • Propose and implement architectural improvements to enhance the functionality, efficiency, and effectiveness of existing systems.
  • Collaborate with development teams to ensure the successful integration of architectural improvements.
  • Assess the impact of changes and modifications on the existing architecture and make necessary adjustments.
  • Oversee the implementation and integration of the systems architecture to ensure adherence to specifications and requirements.
  • Provide guidance and technical leadership to development teams throughout the software development life cycle.
Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, information technology, or a related field (or equivalent experience).
  • Proven experience as a Solution Architect or a similar role, including experience in developing and implementing systems architecture.
  • Strong knowledge of systems architecture principles, methodologies, and best practices.
  • Proficiency in assessing and improving existing software systems.
  • Experience in overseeing development teams and collaborating with cross-functional teams.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively convey technical concepts to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Familiarity with industry standards and regulations relevant to the organization.
  • Relevant certifications, such as TOGAF (The Open Group Architecture Framework) or Microsoft Certified: Azure Solutions Architect Expert, are highly desirable.
  • Strong understanding of API design, API management, and integration patterns.
  • Familiarity with modern development frameworks and tools, such as RESTful APIs, OAuth, OpenAPI/Swagger, and DevOps practices.
  • Experience in fintech or banking industry is desirable.