Principle Designer (Agile, Payments)

Job Title: Principle Designer (Agile, Payments)
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Bedfordshire, Bedfordshire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 67058-ITENG-KIE
Contact Name: Kim Eager
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 14, 2016 11:44

Job Description

Technical Architect- Payments (BACS, SEPA, FPS, SWIFT, LINK, VISA) , Agile

A market leading payments company based in Bedfordshire's requires a Technical Architect with experience in high volume/ high performance database processing to work on a payments systems. You must have experience of either one or more Payments systems, BACS, SEPA, Swift, Link, Visa or FPS. They want a Technical Architect that has worked very closely with development teams.
You will be responsible for the architectural design of internal and external projects and provide product architecture and technical expertise to the client and to the project team throughout the product lifecycle, from pre-sales to live support.

Skills and experience required:

*Extensive IT experience, with significant experience in an architectural role
*Experience in a range of technologies, including the clients technology stack(s), Oracle, Java, Weblogic, Middleware
*Experience within the payments industry
*Strong experience of working within Agile frameworks (e.g. Scrum, Kanban, Lean, SAFe, LeSS, DAD, Nexus, etc)
*Understanding of the system development lifecycle from pre-sales to live operation and support, ideally from a managed services perspective
*Ability to assemble a broad set of technologies and services to create a complete solution to a business requirement: application software, middleware, database, hardware, storage, network
*Understanding of solution trade-offs such as cost, scope, timescale, and balance between long-term strategic and short-term pragmatic considerations
*Ability to work with domain and technology experts to develop solution from high level architecture to detailed design level - recognised as a subject matter expert
*Ability to provide technical authority and governance role through lifetime of project
*Good understanding of one or more payments systems e.g. BACS, SEPA, SWIFT, LINK, Visa, FPS
*Understanding of products that touch the client integration points e.g. core banking systems, ERP products, AML and fraud products etc.
*Experience managing relationships with clients at the senior technical and business management level
*Excellent interpersonal skills including facilitation, negotiation, collaboration and influencing
*Commercially and politically astute, able to see solutions in wider context of client strategy and customer engagement
*Ability to work at a professional level with little management direction and leadership
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