IBM FS Digital Solutions Architect in SINGAPORE, Singapore

About IBM iXWe think bigger than an agency and more creatively than a consultancy with the power to integrate the whole system. We are IBM iX 2014 and 2015 Advertising Age’s largest digital agency network in the world, leader in Gartner’s 2017 Magic Quadrant for Global Digital Marketing Agencies, and rated by IDC as Leader in Digital Strategy in Asia Pacific.We are renegades and realists who blend strategy, technology and creativity to tackle every client challenge. We imagine the businesses that will shape tomorrow’s world and help our clients make them real. We uncover insights from data that others can’t see, and deliver progressive ideas through the use of IBM Design Thinking. We ground every strategy with a focus on delivering the ultimate experience – for customers, for employees, for shareholders. Everything we do drives measurable impact at scale. For more information, visit ibm.com/ibmix. Job summaryAs the FS Digital Solutions Lead you create the technology blueprint and conceive technology delivery programs for making next generation digital banking experiences a reality for our clients. You are comfortable engaging senior banking stakeholders from both business and IT, and credibly guiding them on the future of digital banking technical solutions. You have deep and hands-on experience designing and developing front end banking systems, with a focus on retail banking, but extending into mass affluent and wealth segments. You have a track record of developing solution architectures, and understand the efforts and activities needed to build and deliver these architectures. You naturally collaborate with strategists and creative teams to workshop ideas, requirements, and define future digital experiences. You have overseen technology delivery teams across the full software delivery lifecycle. You are comfortable in a highly agile and iterative environment. With your solid understanding of new and emerging solutions in fintech you are comfortable developing digital solutions for our banking clients, taking into account their business vision and existing technology landscape. This role requires Subject Matter Expertise (SME) in the following capabilities:

  • The ability to design and architect banking, payments and mobile solutions, based on at least eight years of relevant work experience in designing internet-based software architectures that address all aspects, such as security, single sign-on, deployment, performance, caching, sizing, scalability, and service availability.

  • Demonstrated experience of driving from digital concept to solution through to implementation

  • Knowledge of architectural frameworks and enterprise integration patterns and best practices,

  • Fluency and efficiency in creating Technical Architecture Documentation, presentations and sales pitches

  • Experience with agile program management and delivery

  • Demonstrated track record of solutioning and delivering large, complex digital solutions

  • At least three years of hiring, developing and managing technical talent

  • Experience in a consulting role in financial services

  • Prior experience as a software developer

This role also involves the following:

  • An appreciation of user experience and digital customer engagement

  • Knowledge of technology trends in banking and provide thought leadership to the business around innovative technology solutions

  • Execute interactive and outcome-driven workshops to capture & document client requirements and develop solution blueprints

  • Perform quality review of project deliverables. Lead work sessions and deliverable presentations with client team members.

  • People Management: Mentors junior consultants, engagement managers and other more junior delivery consultants on the proposal and/or delivery teams as appropriate.

  • Competency: Recognized as an expert in their competency and/or specific offerings.

  • Ability to accommodate extensive travel at times (60 - 80% or more)

  • Team player, client-facing, results-oriented, strong communicator, can-do attitude and comfortable working in a highly flexible, agile and collaborative environment


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