Solutions Architect - Banking

Job Category:
Software Developer/Engineer, Analyst (Business/Systems)
Job Type:
Level of IT Experience:
10 Years +
Central Dublin
Salary Description:
Enterprise People
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Enterprise People are currently seeking a Solutions Architect for a 1 Year WFH contract.

Our client provides a diverse set of business services for consumers and corporates including banking and financial services. Reporting to the Chief Enterprise Architect, the solution architect will join a dynamic IT development group working through a major digital transformation programme. The initial focus is on a significant new project to support the on-boarding of a major new corporate client to the Banking service and at the same time carry out a substantial upgrade of the IT platform used.

As a Solutions Architect, you will be required to lead the overall technical solution design effort and provide whole of project lifecycle support for other team members.  You will have a minimum of 10 years relevant IT experience with specific experience working on directly relevant financial services projects including banking and payment transaction services.

The Solutions Architect will:


• Implement a strong technology integration strategy and governance structure

• Lead the design, delivery and evolution of existing and new technology solutions

• Sponsor key technical initiatives and support the delivery of initiatives in the transformation & digital spaces

• Engage closely with key stakeholders to ensure alignment of solutions with the technology integration strategy

• Work closely with key local teams to help drive the technology strategy

• Develop strong partnerships with external solutions providers

• Develop strong productive partnerships with internal teams 

• Continuously be aware of opportunities, risks and challenges in the technology space in particular within the financial services industry


• A 3rd level qualification

• 10+ years in a senior development / solution architect role working with:

o Microsoft .NET/C#

o SQL Server

o Windows Service design and development

o Windows Failover Clustering

o VMware vSphere and Metro Clustering

o Hardware Security Modules (HSM)

o EMV Chip and PIN

o Online PIN processing

o Cryptography and key management

• Strong visual modelling design skills producing high quality architectural schematics

• Experience working on critical banking and/or card payments systems

• Agile and waterfall development and implementation methodologies

• Strong documentation skills using MS Word to deliver comprehensive and clear narrative to accompany schematics describing solution architectures

• Excellent leadership, communication and interpersonal skills

Please call Patrick Docherty at Enterprise People for more information.

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We are IT Recruitment Specialists with a number of live Contract and Permanent vacancies available. Please call Patrick Docherty at Enterprise People to discuss all suitable roles available.

Contact Details:
Enterprise People
Tel: 01 628 7800
Contact: Patrick Docherty

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