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Headquartered in Hong Kong, Pinpoint Asia is the go-to Specialist Firm for Technology Recruitment

We are a team of specialist tech recruiters (many of our recruiters come from an IT background) and we serve a wide range of clients, all the way from tech startups (especially FinTech) to some of the top Financial Institutions on Wall Street and several other large scale enterprises in other industries.

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Lead Solution Architect - Leading Financial Institution

Job level Top
Education Bachelor Degree
Location
Not Specified
Employment type Full Time
Benefits 5-day week, Medical plan
Industry Financial Services / Investment / Securities
Job function Information Technology > IT Project Management
Information Technology > IT Management
Information Technology > Others
Published On 06/05/2019

It is a fantastic opportunity to join a leading financial institution, our client is looking for a Lead Solution Architect. The selected candidate will be driving the technology innovations, architecture, standard and governance across the whole firm. Rare position with a great responsibility. Working directly with their Chief Architect and CTO.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage the Technology Architecture in establishing policies, standards, reference architecture, and roadmaps.
  • Provide technical guidance and to business domain and technical domain architects in related to architecture activities.
  • Provide technical advice to Chief Architect and CTO on various technology topics and aspects.
  • Lead the creation of solution architectures considering business needs and technology limitations, with a selection of technology standards, describe configuration paradigms, and identify demand for reference architecture.
  • Drive global enterprise architecture goals, initiatives and IT standards across the group and Asia region.
  • Identify latest Information Systems trends and emerging technologies, and provide recommendations for enhancements or modifications to existing applications and system where appropriate. Provide an assessment of associated risk and cost on related technology investment.
  • Ability to see "the big picture" across the entire group and different business units from both technology and business aspects.
  • Develop, communicate and deploy Enterprise Architecture Governance process with standards and policies.

Required Skills/Experience:

  • Extensive Information Systems design and delivery experience involving enterprise-level architecture, systems, and databases.
  • Extensive experience with Enterprise Architecture.
  • Proven ability to identify innovation opportunities, define and deliver innovative business function.
  • Experience in working with multiple development methodologies including Waterfall, Agile etc.
  • Experience in designing enterprise services across multiple domains in a large enterprise environment.
  • In-depth knowledge and practical experience in delivering service-oriented architecture (SOA) designs
  • Experience in building enterprise Open-Cloud platform (AWS or Azure) is a great plus.
  • Effective influence, negotiation and collaboration skills to work across counterparts and stakeholders.
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to work effectively with all levels of the organization; Ability to draft high quality written products that are comprehensive, accurate, and tailored to the audience
  • An innovative mindset, ability to identify and resolve complex project issues with new ideas.
  • Experience with standard architecture methodologies such as TOGAF and Zachmann.

If this outstanding opportunity sounds like your next career move, please send your resume in Word format to Danny Kwan at resume(at)pinpointasia(dot)com and put Lead Solution Architect - Leading Financial Institution in the subject header.

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