Solutions Architect Solutions Architect …

Standard Chartered Bank
in Singapore
Permanent, Full time
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Standard Chartered Bank
in Singapore
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Competitive
Solutions Architect
About Standard Chartered
We are a leading international bank focused on helping people and companies prosper across Asia, Africa and the Middle East.

To us, good performance is about much more than turning a profit. It's about showing how you embody our valued behaviours - do the right thing, better together and never settle - as well as our brand promise, Here for good.

We're committed to promoting equality in the workplace and creating an inclusive and flexible culture - one where everyone can realise their full potential and make a positive contribution to our organisation. This in turn helps us to provide better support to our broad client base.

The Role Responsibilities

Straight2Bank is the strategic Client Access platform of Standard Chartered Bank for corporate customers and financial institutions worldwide. This application provides multi-channel transaction initiation and reporting capability for Cash, Trade and Custody business lines. This candidate will be the Solutions Architect the application suite.
The duties will include:
  • Responsible for the design of the applications under Digital Channels and Data Analytics (DCDA) reporting to the Head of Technology delivery.
  • Apply a balanced view of technical and business considerations and work with the Enterprise Architect for strategic direction while developing application solutions.
  • Responsible for the framework and common components used across the application tech stack.
  • Take full ownership of the architecture artifacts pertaining to the DCDA space
  • Align DCDA application architecture to the strategic objectives of bank wide initiatives
  • Socialize & coordinate the development framework components / design patterns in accordance to strategic architecture defined giving status reports to management on the current status of framework
  • Conduct Proof of Concept to validate vital architecture assumptions
  • Conduct evaluation process and produce evaluation/recommendation report for various stakeholders
  • Take full responsibility of delivering the existing Straight2Bank's functional and technical blueprint and ensure it is kept up to date.
  • Over-see over-all solution's adherence to architectural guidelines by conducting periodic architectural reviews.
Our Ideal Candidate

Technology
  • Minimum 12 - 15 Yrs experience in financial sector/banking IT industry, of these at least 5 years of channels architecture experience
  • Ability to develop strategies that are aligned with business goals. Ability to translate Corporate and Investment Banking Channel business strategy into target state architecture and roadmap
  • Extensive technical expertise in various areas of development and deployment with skills in the following disciplines:
  • Familiarity with HTML, CSS, Java, JavaScript, API, REST services, Jira
  • Familiarity with client-side frameworks (React.JS)
  • Familiarity with building and deploying microservices in a cloud-based environment
  • Familiarity in design patterns used in building web solutions in the financial industry
  • Experience working in a SaaS environment
  • Strong understanding of security particularly related to Banking Channels viz. MFA, Authorization, Digital Signatures, SSO, Session Management and Application Vulnerability management.
  • Relevant domain knowledge in the following areas:
  • Electronic Banking, Interactive and Bulk Channels including external networks like SWIFT
  • Application of Mobile solutions to Channels (e.g. smart phones, PDAs)
  • Knowledge of transaction initiation requirements in Cash Management, Trade, Custody
Relevant domain knowledge:
  • Electronic Banking, Interactive and Bulk Channels including external networks like SWIFT,
  • Application of Mobile solutions to Channels (e.g. smart phones, PDAs)
  • Knowledge of transaction initiation requirements in Cash Management, Trade, Custody
Personal profile
  • Minimum 12 years experience in financial sector/banking IT industry, of these at least 5 years of channels architecture experience
  • Experience in working in intercultural teams
  • Excellent communications & interpersonal skills.
  • Pragmatic, highly motivated with good time management skills
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills with attention to detail, ability to prioritize and multi-task
  • Strong presentation skills and stakeholder management
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, including dealing with business users, vendors & other IS teams
  • Ability to think & plan ahead, and manage schedule driven tasks
  • Ability to think out of the box
  • Familiar with formal development methodologies & testing processes
  • Familiar with scheduling, tracking, reporting, managing quality, MS-Project
  • Technical & design concepts around web-based applications
  • Ability to pickup new technical skills
  • Strong co-ordination skills and ability to perform the team leader role.
  • Strong inter-personal skills.
Education
  • Graduate from Information Technology, Engineering
Apply now to join the Bank for those with big career ambitions.

To view information on our benefits including our flexible working please visit our career pages . We welcome conversations on flexible working.
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