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Enterprise Technology Architect (Banking)
Posted on 17 Jul 2018
Location: Dubai
Banking and Financial Services
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Key Responsibilities will include:

  • Understanding Bank’s business strategy and provide thought leadership with IT and business stakeholders on how this strategy can be delivered by IT
  • Lead the Bank in its Public/Private/Hybrid Cloud Adoption and develop the long-term roadmap for effective implementation of Cloud Computing across the Bank
  • Develop and lead the implementation of the Bank’s Enterprise Technology vision from an Enterprise Architecture perspective
  • Provide architectural oversight to activities within the Digital Transformation Strategy (DTS) and other large initiatives from a Technology Architecture perspective
  • Review the compliance of Technology solutions to the Bank’s Technology strategy, architecture principles, standards, and policies
  • Advise on the set of Technology Architecture services that Enterprise Architecture provides to the organization.


Who we're looking for:

  • Must have Bachelors Degree in Information Technology or Computer Science’s related disciplines
  • Must have 10-15 years of experience in Information Technology with a track record of successfully performing the role of Technology/Infrastructure Architect for a large Bank developing strategy, design, budgeting, plans and roadmaps for implementation, operations & maintenance for 6+ years
  • Experience with migration of IT Infrastructure and Disaster Recovery Implementation in Cloud Platform such as AWS or Microsoft Azure
  • Working knowledge of following frameworks and regulations: NIST Cybersecurity Framework, ISO 27001/2, SANS Top 20 Critical Security Controls, SOX and CFR-Part 11
  • Experience of working with at least one EA repository e.g. Orbus iServer, IBM System Architect, Troux, Abacus, Alfabet, Mega
  • Excellent working knowledge of Cloud concepts (IaaS, SaaS, PaaS etc.,) and architecture level knowledge of Cloud platforms and Cloud-native/micro-services solutions
  •  In-depth knowledge and experience of architecting large-scale Technology management pertaining to Digital Banking, Advanced Data Analytics on Big Data (Hadoop) platforms
  • Knowledge of DevOps and Agile development concepts and their application to banking IT environments
  • Good understanding of Enterprise and Banking Architecture frameworks e.g. TOGAF, Zachman, BIAN, OAGiS


What's on offer:
  • Attratctive Monthly Package (basic + housing allowances) - Tax Free
  • Family Medical Insurance
  • Annual Airfare Allowance
  • Annual Performance Bonus
Job Ref: TI-vboc

Your application will be sent to Qasim Siddique.