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IBM Senior Solution Architect in Bucharest, Romania


At IBM, Technical Solution Architects work to understand needs and then create complex high-quality solutions that make meaningful impact. You'll be responsible for overall leadership and delivery of the solutions from requirement gathering through implementation. You'll use your in-depth knowledge of leading-edge products and technologies along with industry and business skills to influence outcomes.

Your Role and Responsibilities

We are looking for the best people to help create the next big thing in digital banking.

The successful candidate will join the Solution Architecture chapter of International Private Bank Technology Domain within BEX. The candidate will work on both Run-the-Bank (RTB) and Change-the-Bank (CTB) projects.

Responsibilities include:

  • Collaborate with the global WM architect/analyst team to define and implement solution components for various Wealth Management platforms.

  • Communicating complex and broad range of information pertaining to the solution and roadmap clearly and appropriately catered to for different levels (Managing Director to junior developers) and functions (Close The Bank, Run The Bank, Business management, EA, development teams etc ) both within IT and the business

  • Getting consensus on the solution and roadmap, ensuring buy in to the proposed architecture by all stakeholders

  • Selects the proper design patterns and solution frameworks for the Wealth Management platforms, both back-end and front-end.

  • Producing relevant artefacts including architecture blueprints, decision logs and technical solution documents

  • Determining the non-functional requirements such as data volumes, through put performance, data retention requirements, authorization/authentication etc. in order to ensure solutions are scalable, robust, allow for agile change and meet any project Service Level Agreement's and regulatory requirements

  • Participating and leading design workshops.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

Essential Skills sets to include deep understanding and familiarity with the following or similar technologies:

  • Microservice designs and architectures (SOA, formal patterns etc)

  • APIs and API frameworks (Glue/WSO2, Swagger, RAML, REST, Web Services etc)

  • Security (OAuth, OpenId, etc)

  • Scalable infrastructure models (Cloud, DB Fabric, Openshift, PaaS etc)

  • Core programming technologies and tools (Java, JPA, Spring, OSGi etc)

  • UI (Javascript, AngularJS, React, HTML5 etc)

  • Familiar with architectural patterns such as Serverless Architectures, CQRS, event store

  • Extensive experience delivering complex solutions (ideally but not restricted to banking and/or financial institutions), from analysis and design through all delivery phases

  • Knowledge of architectural frameworks and best practices

  • Proven leadership track of record in designing and implementing complex, mission-critical and high traffic enterprise architectures

  • Stakeholder management experience

  • Clear & confident technical communication skills in English

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

Preferable skills:

  • TOGAF certification and/or experience

  • Experience with agile methodologies (ideally Scrum or SAFe)

What you will get in return:

  • World class support and resources

  • Exceptional rewards and benefits

  • A truly diverse global culture

Fluent: English

Eligibility to work in the country

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