Application Architect

  • Location: Zurich, Switzerland
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Organization: Private Bank

Our client, one of leading private banks within Switzerland, is looking for an Application Architect for their office in Zurich.

The Role:

  • The application architect ensures that the architecture guidelines and application landscape architecture principles are implemented correctly. In this position you have the responsibility to ensure the long term development of the application landscape.
  • Acts as single point of contact for Project Managers and Solution Architects
  • Support of the annual IT strategy process
  • Ensure that architecture guidelines and application landscape principles are implemented correctly
  • Strategic development of the domain(s) according to business requirements and to future business development and developing the application landscape architecture
  • Coordination of domain assessment
  • For each domain ensure the technical consistency, integrity, and exemption from redundancy of the banking functionality, therefore ensuring an optimum implementation
  • Ensure compliance with the combined domain model
  • Guidance for Solution Architect and IT Project Manager

Your Profile:

  • Bachelor or Master of Science in Information Technology
  • Fluent in written and spoken German and English
  • Good knowledge in Computer Science and Information Technology (frameworks, program languages, technology trends)
  • Experience in modern application architecture (patterns, SOA, architecture methods and principles, conceptual work)
  • Experience in application development, systems design/deployment, conceptual work Good understanding of the Private Banking business area (business processes, business needs, trends in the business area)
  • Strategic ability to relate the application to the business needs and business vision/strategy
  • Structured, innovative and goal-oriented personality with very good analytical and conceptual skills
  • Good communication and presentation skills Determination (negotiation skills, assertive, proactive) Strong team and customer orientation in multicultural environment

Please note that all application to Switzerland based vacancies and all communication with Swiss clients is handled by our Swiss Partners, Accurity GmbH, Bahnhofstrasse 11, 8302 Kloten. Albert Cliff is responsible for screening, initial interview and selection only.

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