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IT Architect Lead, VP

Deutsche Bank

Deutsche Bank

Business Bay - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Posted on Friday, May 31, 2024

Job Description:

Job Title- IT Architect Lead, VP

Location- Pune, India

Role Description


Regulatory and Cross Product Technology in Corporate and Investment Banking Technology which is part of Technology, Data and Innovation at Deutsche Bank. We are an engineering focused organisation, striving for the highest quality, pattern orientated architecture, design and code across our teams.

You will work in a fast paced, agile environment enabling you to interact at all levels in the organisation to deliver collaboratively with our business & technology partners. Our workload is high with strong demand for delivery, taking a progressive, pragmatic approach to realise strategic objectives.

As an experienced architect you will help drive the technical agenda for the domain and the Bank. You will provide architecture expertise working with solution architects and feature teams to engineer innovative solutions using modern architecture and technology. You will be a collaborative team player that values the success of the whole team rather than any part.

You will collaborate across architecture and organisational domains to ensure that well designed solutions are built and released to provide significant value to our customers. You will share a passion for software engineering excellence, led by robust well thought through designs and architecture. You will help govern the architecture process, improving it where we are not enabling feature teams to build solutions that are fit for purpose and genuinely impactful to the businesses they support. Through reviews and guidance, you will help teams understand how to avoid common engineering problems and ensure solutions align to our enterprise architecture principles.

What we’ll offer you

As part of our flexible scheme, here are just some of the benefits that you’ll enjoy

  • Best in class leave policy
  • Gender neutral parental leaves
  • 100% reimbursement under childcare assistance benefit (gender neutral)
  • Sponsorship for Industry relevant certifications and education
  • Employee Assistance Program for you and your family members
  • Comprehensive Hospitalization Insurance for you and your dependents
  • Accident and Term life Insurance
  • Complementary Health screening for 35 yrs. and above

Your key responsibilities

  • Architect and design approaches that support rapid, incremental, and iterative delivery, such as Domain Driven Design, CQRS, Event Sourcing, Micro Services & Service Mesh architectures.
  • Leverage knowledge gained in Financial Services environments, for example products, instruments, trade lifecycles, regulation, risk, compliance, financial reporting, or accounting.
  • Help set the direction of the architecture for the domain.
  • Enjoy having a multi-faceted role. Your focus will span the many architecture and technology concerns: technical, functional, data and enterprise architecture.
  • Encourage better ways of working, embedding architecture and design into our culture. Working across other architecture functions refining how we do architecture in the firm aligned to optimised ways of working.
  • Ensure the overall design of the domain is fit for purpose, and where not, fix it.
  • Regularly reviewing the implementations of the designs to ensure they do actually do what they should, in the right way with the right stability.
  • Create a consistent, well-defined architecture and designs as you form consensus with other architects and lead engineers to build the wider Corporate and Investment Banking architecture.

Your skills and experience

This is a challenging role. You will need to have some core skills, you will also learn new skills in doing the role. You will have big wins and make mistakes, we know this is how we grow. To be successful in the role we think you will have a combination of …

  • a strong credible history in a technical delivery role;
  • a background and passion for good quality engineering; you will have opinions on better ways of engineering and delivery
  • a good head for design and architecture (not necessarily formal methods); you will likely natively gravitate to a white-board in conversations
  • a desire to help people grow through coaching and leadership; you will be able to tell us your experiences in helping other people develop
  • a belief that strong collaboration builds better solutions
  • the ability to think strategically yet also be mindful of commercial realities
  • a natural ability to present and convince people of a strategic direction
  • critical thinking and challenging others.

How we’ll support you

  • Training and development to help you excel in your career
  • Coaching and support from experts in your team
  • A culture of continuous learning to aid progression
  • A range of flexible benefits that you can tailor to suit your needs

About us and our teams

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Our values define the working environment we strive to create – diverse, supportive and welcoming of different views. We embrace a culture reflecting a variety of perspectives, insights and backgrounds to drive innovation. We build talented and diverse teams to drive business results and encourage our people to develop to their full potential. Talk to us about flexible work arrangements and other initiatives we offer.

We promote good working relationships and encourage high standards of conduct and work performance. We welcome applications from talented people from all cultures, countries, races, genders, sexual orientations, disabilities, beliefs and generations and are committed to providing a working environment free from harassment, discrimination and retaliation.

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