Engineering

Technical/Solution Architect

Dubai, UAE

Our Challenge

As a Technical/Solution Architect, you will be working in a fast-paced environment with cross-functional teams on the delivery of architecture and design for digital solutions. You will also work on identifying new technology trends and reviewing strategic demands including strategic architecture, migration strategy, and capability gaps.

Responsibilties

  • Own delivery of Architecture & design for Information & Intelligence domain 
  • Ensure delivery of strategic architecture, domain architecture and designs 
  • Define and communicate a shared technical and architectural vision (including infra) 
  • Consult with the Enterprise Architecture practice to ensure that the service is aligned with architectural patterns 
  • Provide robust service design as aligned with the design and service requirements 
  • Walkthrough of design solution to build team and business team 
  • Provide service requirement clarity to Technical and Testing Teams to avoid gaps in delivery 
  • Proper analysis and environment provisioning based on the requirements and future analysis 
  • Review Strategic Demands including Strategic architecture, Roadmaps, Transition, Migration Strategy, Capability Gaps for the respective domains 
  • Periodically assess the landscape to ensure strategic alignment, technical debt identification and prioritization
  • Identify opportunities for cloud adoption & the reduction of technology debt 
  • Review & shape up solution architecture critical decisions with service lines 
  • Develop relevant reusable architecture patterns, accelerators, principles and standards along with Solution Architects & Engineers to enable speedy delivery and efficient operations of service lines 
  • Review root cause of critical incidents and identify opportunities for strategic solutions and solving technical debt 
  • Identify new technology trends for the corresponding chapters through industry research and competition analysis (within & outside region) 
  • Develop relevant position papers & newsletters within the community 
  • Ensure continuous compliance by reviewing architecture exceptions, engineering & operations considerations; enable service teams to identify & resolve new architectural risks
  • Identify opportunities for enhancing skillsets for self & the architecture community on emerging and relevant technology by on-the-job and off-the-job training 
  • Recognize potential impact on existing policies and standards and update accordingly, develop new policies and standards for future business expansion 
  • Data architecture for various business & technology Initiatives  
  • Set objective and key results along with strategy teams and service owners 
  • Review solution architecture decisions alignment to OKRs 
  • Co-create & shape strategy with Technology & Business Heads 
  • Requirement finalization in terms of design and integration interfaces 
  • Gap analysis between the service requirements and the existing capabilities in the landscape 
  • Preparation of candidate solutions adopting best practices like TOGAF, SOA, IFW, IASA 
  • Ensure 100% compliance to organizational and industry standards/principles in solution design 
  • Maintain high degree of relationship and professional rapport with stakeholders across IT and the business
  • Deliver high quality specs and ensure 100% completeness of solution 
  • Perform effective design reviews to ensure that no gaps are created in design 
  • Design sustainable, scalable, and high performing solutions and data models

Requirements

You are:

  • Equipped with 12+ years of experience working on solution/technical designing and architecture on service or product (preferably in the banking industry) 
  • Able to proactively address issues discovered in the software components, infrastructure and scripts in the various environments 

It would be great if you also had:

  • Cloud Certifications 

We Can Offer You

  • A highly competitive compensation and benefits package 
  • A multinational organization with offices in 17 global locations and the possibility to work abroad 
  • 22 working days of annual leave with an encashment facility 
  • Relocation assistance to employee along dependents in terms of visas, travel and financial assistance
  • Maternity & Parental leave plans 
  • Diverse work environment with equal work opportunities for everyone 
  • Monetary recognitions to high performers and achievers
  • Hybrid working environment to promote work life balance
  • A comprehensive insurance plan including: medical, dental, vision, and long-/short-term disability 
  • A higher education certification policy 
  • Extensive training opportunities, focused on skills, substantive knowledge, and personal development 
  • On-demand Udemy for Business for all Synechron employees with free access to more than 5000 curated courses  
  • Coaching opportunities with experienced colleagues from our FinLabs and Center of Excellences (CoE) groups 
  • Cutting edge projects at the world’s leading tier-one banks, financial institutions and insurance firms 
  • A flat and approachable organization 
  • An excellent working atmosphere: regular drinks, sports activities, offsite weekends with a young, dynamic team 
  • A truly diverse, fun-loving and global work culture 

Diversity & Inclusion are fundamental to our culture, and Synechron is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. Our Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) initiative ‘Same Difference’ is committed to fostering an inclusive culture – promoting equality, diversity and an environment that is respectful to all. We strongly believe that a diverse workforce helps build stronger, successful businesses as a global company. We empower our global workforce by offering flexible workplace arrangements, mentoring, internal mobility, learning and development programs.

All employment decisions at Synechron are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to the applicant’s gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, disabled or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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