Solutions Architect for a FinTech niche

For our client, a company developing payment solutions for P2P and B2C payments on a global scale we are looking for an experienced Software Solutions Architect (Principal Software Engineer).

You will lead design and development activities associated with company's payment platforms; and oversee an infrastructure that supports real-time capabilities across a nationwide payment processing network. The role aligns the architecture and technology vision with the strategic direction of the company.

Location: Full-remote (but we are open for applications from Poland, Hungary, and Czech Republic only)

Seniority: 10+ yrs of experience

Salary range: depends on your experience

Languages required: English B2 or higher

Type of contract: Permanent employee contract

Responsibilities

  • Identify architectural challenges and lead the creation of a strategy for the enterprise, making architectural decisions that have an impact across the company.
  • Contribute to the maintenance of formal architecture and technology roadmap.
  • Prepare and document the enterprise architecture vision and strategy as well as critical approaches to broad architectural concerns affecting various areas of the company.
  • Participate in the definition of architecture principles, styles, policies, and standards; create architectural mechanisms to address concerns that have a broad impact (e.g., system integration across the enterprise); coach feature teams to follow them.
  • Produce and maintain useful and usable documentation of work.
  • Participate in coding activities that are in support of design outcomes.
  • Monitor new technologies, applications of technology, or ways to synthesise technologies into strategic opportunities. Contribute to build vs. buy decisions.
  • Translate corporate strategy into technical strategy, while maintaining the formal architecture and technology roadmap.
  • Build a strategic network of partnerships and relationships with inside and outside groups; build coalitions to work on shared desired outcomes.
  • Communicate strategies in terms that are meaningful to the engineering group.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience.
  • 10+ years of experience in application and enterprise architecture.
  • 10+ years of software design and coding experience, with emphasis on SaaS based service / external facing API platforms.
  • 10+ years' experience with .NET, Java, or similar language.
  • Payments experience a significant plus.
  • Experience with HTML, CSS, JavaScript, XML / XSLT, SQL, database design, message-oriented-middleware, caching, and systems integration.
  • Hands-on experience identifying and resolving performance and scalability issues for both web-based applications and databases.
  • Familiar with diverse, complex problems and adept at devising reasonable solutions or alternatives.
  • Proven experience translating Business Requirements into solutions.
  • Technical leader and coach, aware of the applicability of new technologies.
  • Can work at an abstract level and create abstractions that clarify and contribute to system integrity across the enterprise.
  • Tolerant of high degrees of ambiguity, and good at resolving uncertainty and setting direction. Willing to backtrack, seek multiple solutions, and experiment to validate approaches.
  • Creative, Investigative, Innovative, Insightful, and able to make technical leaps, finding novel solutions.
  • Excels at grasping existing code and identifying opportunities to improve and to integrate with existing code.
  • Effective and comfortable working with high-level management.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, including proven success in working with stakeholders with a wide range of technical knowledge.
  • Comfortable working in an environment that is growing rapidly and constantly addressing the inherent challenges.

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