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Enterprise Architect - Payments


Dependent on experience

Flexible Home working UK

Acquirer Services/Merchant Services,FinTech,IT/Technical,Payment Gateway,Transaction Processing

Permanent | Full Time



Not specified

Enterprise Architect - Payments

Enterprise Architect with Payments experience needed for a role with a Payment platform provider offering flexible and remote working

Full Job DescriptionEnterprise Architect – Payments background
Our client is a leading acquirer offering a pan European 360 payment platform.
Due to growth, they are seeking  an Enterprise Architect with payments experience to join the team. You will be responsible for defining the future architectures for payment platforms. Reporting to the Head of Architecture you will be a key member of the Architecture Team and will work closely with all IT teams helping to architect solutions.
As Enterprise Architect you will  research and design solutions while taking ownership of governing those solutions to production. You will be a team player who enjoys working in a collaborative manner and  speaks their mind and welcomes debate to drive architectural decisions. You will possess the ability  to communicate to technical and non-technical stakeholders.
Day to day you will  

  • Architect the payment platforms from both a software and infrastructure perspective
  • Research software architectures and third-party software solutions and present those solutions
  • Work closely with development teams in designing and governing solutions
  • Work closely with infrastructure teams to help define infrastructure architectures required to support payment platforms
  • Work with IT Security to understand requirements and help assess solutions for security compliance
  • Define Cloud architectures for both new and existing platforms
  • Be a key member of the architecture team working closely with other architects and head of architecture
  • Be happy working in a complex environment that utilises several different technologies
  • Create diagrams of solutions and can present those solutions to different user groups

What you will bring to the role

  • 10 years + experience in Software Engineering in financial services, Java and/or C#
  • Ability to demonstrate experience working across different development languages
  • 2 years architectural experience or being able to demonstrate a clear understanding of Software and Infrastructure
  • Work closely with key stakeholders in understanding their business requirements and able to transform them in software solutions
  • An understanding of database design in relational and non-relation databases
  • Experience of Cloud technologies with a good knowledge of how software runs on infrastructure
  • Analysing software solutions and prototyping solutions
  • Able to demonstrate pragmatism in architectural solutions
  • Analysing Application Monitoring metrics to consider the impact of architectural changes
  • Understand how to measure platform performance whist also being able to consider how to scale platforms
  • Articulate the design of solutions through production of appropriate documentation and diagrams