Job ref no.: CT3114388-01#5478

Lead Architect

Robert Walters

A very sizable bank is looking for a Lead Architect to lead projects for their Commercial Banking arm.

Principal responsibilities

  • Define and communicate commercially aware architecture designs for architecture solutions in accordance to design authority governance
  • Champion architecture design, method and practice including solution components and interfaces definition techniques sufficient for engineering team to prepare technical specifications
  • Maintain awareness of operational risk including its identification, assessment, mitigation and control, loss identification and reporting in accordance with section B.1.2 of the Group Operations FIM.
  • Review code and documentation to ensure solutions meets the design criteria and work is of an acceptable quality
  • Make technological choices regarding products, methodologies, industry standards, and vendors to guide IT staff who buy, build or operate applications and services.


  • University degree in computer science, information technology or a related discipline.
  • Postgraduate degree or security, architectural or development qualifications would be an advantage
  • TOGAF certificate would be an advantage
  • 10 - 15 years of relevant IT architecture, strategy or design experience in delivery role in financial services environment
  • Demonstrated successful records of rapidly building relationships with key stakeholders
  • Strong working experience in all aspects of Tier 1 applications
  • Stakeholder management, especially impactful communication, influencing, and arbitration
  • Exposure and success working within a matrix organisation model
  • Very strong ability to assess IT trends
  • Solid agile project management skills, CI / DevOps and Automated Testing; PMP and Agile SCRUM certification would be an advantage.
  • Rich experience of banking projects – digital, mobile and frontend eChannel.
  • Good understanding of IT systems functioning in general. Exposure to technologies such as REACT, AngularJS, Mulesoft, JS, Java, Linux, Solaris, MongoDB or Oracle would be an advantage.
  • Effective communication skills in spoken English/Mandarin and written English.
  • Willing to travel overseas and Mainland China when required.

Get in touch

Jonathan Wong

+852 2103 5363


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Job ref no. CT3114388-01#5478
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Job Function
Employment Term
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
  • 10 years - 15 years
Career Level
  • Non-management level
  • Degree