Chief Architect – Payments, Head of Architecture, Lead Architect, Solutions Architect

Job title : Chief Architect – Payments, Head of Architecture, Lead Architect, Solutions Architect
Location : Northampton
Job type : Permanent
Salary : £85000 - £100000 per annum
Sector : Sell Side
Contact : Caspian Arikan
Call : 0207 763 7092
Email : email Caspian
Reference : BH-17890-1
Chief Architect – Payments, Head of Architecture, Lead Architect, Solutions Architect, Solution Architect, Chargebacks, Acquiring, Digital

My client, a leading financial services institution, are currently looking for a Chief Architect to join the organisation.

The role will be accountable for all solution design across several global programmes. You will work closely with lead architects from each programme to ensure solutions meet overall design strategy for the business.

The role, reporting directly to the Head of Change, will be the go-to person for all architectural decisions and troubleshooting of technical issues across the programme.

Finally, the role will be responsible for close stakeholder engagement, understanding the needs of the business and ensuring all functional needs are met by design.
Candidates must have:
  • Strong payments knowledge, with experience across multiple payments domains
  • Deep and broad architectural experience within enterprise scale organsiations
  • Ability to lead and influence architects and technologists at all levels
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, to work closely with stakeholders and senior management
  • Ability to be flexible to changing demands and needs of the team
This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced architect to join a rapidly evolving organisation in a position of strong influence.

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