Senior Solutions Architect (.NET)

Luxoft Poland
Senior
Online interview
B2B Employment contract
Remote
Remote possible
100%

Project description

Marketing and Communications IT (MCIT) within the Bank includes many of the common back-office systems that

support the operation of the bank. As part of the programme to improve the staff working experience, we are

developing mobile applications to provide faster, more convenient access to many of these systems.

You will be part of a cross functional team transforming our digital capabilities. Driving innovation, delivering

products in ever-shortening cycles and helping to drive the continuous improvement of our processes, tooling

and engineering practices. The team is based across Poland, UK and China.

We are currently seeking a high-calibre professional to join our team as Senior Solutions Architect to support the Bank public websites portfolio. Technology Solutions Architect is responsible for working with the Portfolio and Platform Architects, Technical Lead & Engineers to define the detailed solution design (incl. Story Decomposition) for stories in backlog.

Your tasks

  • Focus on building complex enterprise ecosystems and solves high-level strategic issues, and define strategic directions of the business architecture, which then leads to an understanding of what technology facilities are needed to support that architecture
  • Assess the viability of new requests and provide validated proposals and solutions to the business that meet business requirements, align with IT strategy and maximise reuse opportunities
  • Use approved or appropriate tools and techniques to produce Clear Choices and Solutions Proposals for large and/or complex propositions
  • Keep current their knowledge and awareness of industry best practices and relevant technological innovation
  • Demonstrate excellent analytical skills to ensure business problems are questioned and understood and the solutions are cost effective and timely
  • Looking at opportunities to reduce the complexity of the IT enterprise and reduction in RTB costs
  • Translate business requirements into system requirements using the appropriate terminology to facilitate the progression of a project through discovery and definition phases
  • Articulate and identify non-functional requirements and any relevant IT compliance issues
  • Provide business driven IT consultancy, giving information about potential technology solutions, costs and timescales to enable the business management team to make informed choices about their investments in IT
  • Participate in architectural governance processes when required
  • Establish suitable technical relationships with significant vendors, with a view to assisting in issue resolution and understanding vendor IT roadmaps
  • Report on task progress and identify and raise any issues/risks, escalating as appropriate to enable satisfactory resolution
  • Build trusting relationships with stakeholders by consistently meeting and delivering upon their business needs; demonstrating and being respected for your domain knowledge
  • Advise and educate IT on business needs, providing business input for technology solutions to the appropriate IT entities and instruct the IT organisation in the nature of their business relationship and requirements
  • Provide solutions analysis services to Senior Management and their business partners to advise,

influence and help define propositions and Initial Requests

  • Deliver fair outcomes for our customers and ensure own conduct maintains the orderly and

transparent operation of financial markets

  • Provide technical assistance to delivery teams on escalation, determine technical options and

solutions for implementation by the teams

  • Be knowledgeable about the Bank business needs, the businesses of competitors and emerging trends in the industry landscape
  • Actively promote and enable working with Global colleagues
  • Proactively interact with and provide support to delivery partners to ensure the needs of the business are met, while at the same time, understanding technical implications
  • Provide leadership, direction and motivation for those involved in more junior Analysis roles
  • Proactively undertake additional tasks and participate in architectural initiatives across the Enterprise.

Who we're looking for?

MUST
  • At least 5 years of experience in a development engineering role for Web applications
  • At least 5 years of development experience using .Net framework
  • Deep understanding and ability to talk convincingly through ideas centred around modern digital

enterprises such as product centric org structures, pod based delivery model, TDD/BDD, deep

understanding of DevOps, micro-services, containerization, server-less, head-less and hybrid hosting

patterns such as private, public cloud (Azure/GCP/AWS)

  • Proven strong skills with ability to formulate conceptual solutions to business problems and carry

them through to complete, production-ready designs

  • Experience in understanding client requirements, proven results in consultative selling approach
  • Demonstrable experience with security and risk analysis, understanding of current web security design

practices

  • Proven leadership qualities with excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong oral, written and interpersonal skills, strong executive presentation and persuasion skills
NICE TO HAVE
  • Knowledge of Sitecore CMS is not essential but will be considered an advantage
Work environment

Our company

Luxoft Poland

Krakow, Wrocław, Warsaw, Gdańsk 1500
Tech skills
  • Java
  • JavaScript
  • C++
  • C#
  • Python
  • Scala
  • Android
  • Android
  • iOS
  • Go

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