Citigroup Senior Solutions Architect – Global Payments and Receivables Technology in Mississauga, Ontario
Treasury and Trade Solutions (TTS) provides integrated cash management, working capital and trade finance solutions to multinational corporations, financial institutions, and public sector organizations around the globe. The Payment and Receivable (P&R) Technology is part of the TTS technology organization and is embarking on global transformation for P&R. We are seeking solution architect(s) to create innovative solutions and lead architecture transformation for Global Payments and Receivables business.
The Senior Lead Solution Architect requires a strong knowledge and experience in developing architecture vision, strategy, and end to end solutions for complex business problems. The role will have a regional and global focus in the payment space and requires the individual to work across a variety of stakeholders such as product, operation, and risk.
Collaborate with cross functional stakeholders to develop Architecture vision and strategic architecture solutions that align with business objectives, enterprise architecture standards and future industry demand.
Architect large scale target state Payment & Receivable systems end to end, and with hands on expertise in leading design using domain driven design (DDD), API, modern patterns, microservices, event driven & cloud native technology.
Provide leadership to strengthen architecture review process, continuous maturity of architecture practices, architecture community of practices and tech debt management
Interfaces across several channels, acting as a visionary to proactively assist in defining direction for future projects.
Create solution architecture artifact that are consistent with architecture principles, methodologies, and best practices with a goal of resilient and scalable cloud-based solutions.
Provides thought leadership in subjects that are key to the business and lead portfolio simplification strategies to rationalize application landscape
Interfaces with vendors to assess their technology and to guide their product roadmap based on Citi requirements.
Lead design sessions with engineers and stakeholders to create innovative solutions
Conduct POC & POA on potential solutions with a failure fast mindset to drive target state
Design common business functions and capabilities within the P&R ecosystem to simplify technology footprint and faster time to market
Own and drive solution evaluation and build vs buy/partner analysis
Communicate technology vision, strategies and solution across communities and cross functional teams.
Provide expert knowledge of architecture and serve as SME to cross functional teams
Provide architectural leadership and conduct assessment to adopt cyber, risk and control patterns and solutions.
Active learner of technological innovations, payments industry trends and competitor landscape
Be an adviser to engineering organization to adopt modern engineering practices such as continuous architecture, Inner sourcing, DevOps and SRE
Acts as an advisor and mentor to team members to grow solution architecture skills
Bachelors or master’s degree with a STEM focus (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math)
Banking/Financial/Payment experience is a plus
10+ years relevant experience
Expertise in developing architecture vision and strategic solutions
Experience with modernizing and migrating applications to strategic architectures
Expertise in building solutions with domain driven design (DDD), API, microservices, event-driven architecture and cloud native principles
Expertise in modern languages (e.g. Java, C#), messaging, integration and data streaming technologies (e,g, Kafka, MQ etc..), caching & database (RDBMS and NoSQL) tools, application development framework (e.g. Spring boot, .NET), well architected framework, data integration solutions, software architecture patterns, and tools
Expertise in application, data, and infrastructure architecture disciplines
Awareness of industry trends and leveraging new technologies as appropriate
Experience in collaborating and influencing cross-functional teams
Passion to innovate with open-source mind set to improve products
Experience with technology control framework, compliance, regulatory and audits
Ability to create solutions at conceptual, logical, and physical levels
Consistently demonstrate concise written and verbal communication
Cloud certification (AWS, Google, etc.) is a plus
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