Principle Architect - Payments

Currently looking for an experienced Principal payments architect to join a leading Australia bank in a permanent position located in Sydney.

As a Digital Bank my client use’s technology to empower their clients to invest and innovate for a better future. If you want to be part of a collaborative, agile and rewarding environment and have the drive to make a change, I’d be very keen to discuss the below opportunity further with you!

You will be joining the team as an experienced Payments Architect who is passionate about delivering innovative and resilient platform to support a key customer function – making a payment and receiving deposits. 

Ideally you will have experience in industries that require high integrity / high availability platforms, such as payments, trading, telecommunications, etc.

A day in the life of a Principal Architect for Payments responsibilities will include:
  • Continue to evolve the strategic reference architecture and roadmap for the Payments domain in alignment with our product strategy and the enterprise architecture 
  • Remain current with the ever-evolving landscape of payments and upcoming innovations 
  • Use your knowledge and thought leadership to drive the business, product and technology innovation agenda for the domain 
  • Collaborate with product leadership across multiple lines of business to define a feasible delivery roadmap that makes use of common capabilities where appropriate 
  • Apply a strong risk mindset to the payments value chain end-to-end 
  • Lead the definition of end-to-end architectures for key epics led by your domain 
  • Train & guide engineers who are performing the role of Architecture Owner 
  • Provide guidance on solution architecture, engineering principles, and implementation of digital applications using existing and emerging technology platforms 
  • Perform architecture assurance of solution designs to ensure architectural and engineering quality 
  • Ensure that all solutions in your domain are aligned with our risk, security, data management and operational principles 
  • Actively drive the draw down on technical debt and decommissioning of legacy applications 
  • Build a strong architecture community around your domain and actively participate in the improvement of the broader architecture and engineering practice
Ideally you will bring:
  • Experience with a wide range of payment streams and channels  
  • General appreciation of payment vendor applications (FIS desirable) 
  • Knowledge of at least one payment scheme (ISO8583 / NPP desirable) 
  • Comfortable with SWIFT ISO20022 data dictionary and data governance 
  • Come from a software architecture background with a strong appreciation of integration architecture 
Interviews for this position will be starting next week. If you would like a further confidential chat about the role and client, please apply ASAP and I will give you a call to discuss further.

For more information, please speak to Jamie at Preacta recruitment 0401488853