Solution Architect-Data Architect

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Solution Architect-Data Architect

New York, New York

June 11th 2019



Role Summary:

You will be joining the Anti-Financial Crime (AFC) Information Technology program, which is responsible for the delivery of the global technology roadmap to support the AFC Business client and the respective businesses in Client’s Bank, in order to promote adherence to regulatory requirements.

As the AML Transaction Monitoring (‘TM’) Solution Architect, you will shape and oversee compliance with DFS-504 regulation and services through the design and implementation stages of their lifecycles. You will be primarily responsible for the solution design

You will lead TM related technical analysis activities involving team members based in New York, Frankfurt, London and Bucharest.

Responsibility Areas / Tasks:

The role will entail:

  • Conducting architectural evaluation, design and analysis of the entire AFC landscape.

  • Ensuring that the application architecture team delivers robust system solution to architect business.

  • Being a critical solution architect within a team of highly skilled architects.

  • Collaborate with IT development team to assure architectural solution could be suitably translated into effectual and robust implementation.

  • Perform closely with Enterprise Architects within Architecture Services team to assure constant compliance of strategic blueprints and architecture.

  • Completing architectural design following best practice tools and methodologies and delivered using all relevant bank standards.



  • Proven track-record of development experience in a high-pressure, fast-moving environment E.g. with a leading consulting firm within financial services or an International investment bank and able to demonstrate a thorough understanding of the front to development lifecycle.

  • Solution orientated & pragmatic with sensitivity to business needs & requirements.

  • Proven knowledge of IT technical processes and IT implementations.

  • Has demonstrated superior problem-solving skills.

  • Desire and commitment to “make a difference”. Dynamic and willing to challenge the status quo.

  • Proactive, with drive and energy. Ability to deal with continuous change & manage conflict.

  • Good interpersonal, team member and influencing skills. Able to influence without authority. Commands respect through actions.

  • Understanding of TM and case management policy, procedures and operating models.

  • Awareness of industry trends, AML regulations, technical innovations and service providers.

Essential Technical skills:

  • Proven track-record of successful IT project delivery to high-pressure clients.

  • Ability to conduct functional analysis of requirements.

  • Ability to translate requirements created by functional analysts into the architecture for that solution and describing it through architecture and design artifacts.

  • Develop, enhance and maintain established service design procedure and process to assure apt and robust service design.

  • Significant experience coding with various languages - Java essential and Python highly desirable, others (C, C++, C#, R, Q, etc) desirable.

  • Oracle and PL/SQL.

  • Experience practicing Agile and Test Driven Development.

  • Experience practicing Continuous Integration and Delivery.

  • Sound understanding of the electronic trading environment and the technology stack including storage, networking, messaging and hardware.

  • Can demonstrate the ability to thrive within a dynamic, fast paced environment with short delivery cycles and changing requirements.

  • Experience of working in a robust technology environment with a clear appreciation of software development best practices and change control procedures.

  • Relevant experience and interest in algorithmic, machine learning and AI technologies extremely advantageous.

  • Understanding of the different architectural design patterns.

  • Understanding of data architecture and protocols.

  • Able to operate as part of a team of highly skilled developers.

  • Understanding of AFC an advantage.

  • Understanding of the wider technology landscape, an interest in emerging technologies.

  • Working understanding of IT security and how it applies to application design, implementation and operation.

  • A strong understanding of the process of building applications, the technical environment within which they operate, the processes required to successfully manage their day to day operation and their ongoing maintenance and capacity planning.


  • Degree from an accredited college or university with a concentration in Business, Economics or Computer Science (or equivalent Business Analysis certification and/or relevant work experience)


Preferable Technical Skills:

  • Understanding of SOA & high-level IT architecture.

  • Functioning as part of multi-disciplinary teams.

  • Experience or interest in automation of quantitative tasks eg. machine learning.

  • Operational experience in an IT line function or relevant business area.

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Job ID: A2375