21st October Start will also look at contract to perm resource, perm role will be Dubai based.The Enterprise Architect will be accountable for architecting and designing comprehensive Payment solutions that meet business requirements in support of a given portfolio. The Enterprise Architect will be accountable for partnering with key roles (e.g. project managers, business analysts, technology managers, etc.) to create Payment solutions which are aligned with architecture principles, leverage common solutions and services, and meet the financial targets (cost and benefits).AccountabilitiesThe ideal candidate will be an experienced Architect with extensive experience the payments industry
Coordinate between business and IT stakeholders to develop an architecture approach.
Responsible for the design, customization, and implementation of robust, secure, scalable payment systems across n-tier platforms.
Translate complex functional, technical, and business requirements into architectural designs.
Coordinate with Delivery Project Manager and Business Analyst to draft project scope
Conduct proofs of concept for emerging technologies where required.
Adapt to a quickly changing environment and interact with a broad customer base with diverse needs and functional responsibilities.ExperienceBachelor's degree in Computer Science or Engineering
At least 10 years of information technology experience with 7 years of payments/financial services experience and 2 to 3 years of technology architecture experience.
Financial services experience in Commercial Banking or similar with exposure to Payments processing and technologies across the payment lifecycle, initiation thru execution.
Translating complex concepts into multiple architectural "views" aimed at varying audiences
Broad based IT knowledge and experience (Hardware, Financial Software, Middleware/Integration, Databases)
Interpreting business needs and applying innovative technology solutions
Governance and oversight processes for managing alignment of change to strategic goalsMust have a Knowledge of most the below SystemsBase 24
WAY4CompetenciesStrong, proactive leadership capabilities
Excellent written (technical) and verbal communication
Ability to stimulate and participate in creative thinking for out-of-the-box solutions
Resolving and influencing the positive outcome of conflicting objectives and priorities
Ability to effectively communicate, interact, and influence Senior Technology, Business & Operational partners
Industry best practices in architectural methodologies and standards (e.g., Zachman, TOGAF, Rational Unified Process, IEEE-1471, etc...)
Work effectively within a fast-paced, cohesive Architecture team and willing to learn fast and adapt quickly to changeJob Type: ContractExperience: