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Solution Architect - Chinese speaking

Keywords / Skills : Solution Architecture, Solution Architect, Solution designer, Java Architect, Technical Architect, Api Development, API, Digital Solutions

10 - 20 years
Posted: 2017-11-22

IT/ Computers - Software
Team Leader/ Technical Leader
System Analyst/ Tech Architect
• English
• Mandarin
Job Type
Contract tenure:
Contract to hire
Posted On
22nd Nov 2017
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Job Description
Job Description:

Solution Architect is responsible for delivering solution designs to projects. These solutions need to be fit for purpose within the portfolio, have technical integrity, the right TCO (total cost of ownership) through its life cycle and a good fit with the IT technology direction of client. The resultant High Level Design have a measurable impact on the effectiveness and profitability of clientl.

Responsibilities include:

1. The solution architect is responsible for the end to end IT landscape of commercial fleet in China. This includes:

a. partnering with the business to develop new business capabilities

b. drive value and efficiency from data

c. perform application selection

d. own and drive the API of the landscape

e. ensure compliance with ongoing evolution of security standards

f. own the sizing and design of IT infrastructure

2. Maintain external focus and keep abreast with technology development globally and China. Evaluate and apply market standard solution that will meet client's requirements.

3. Provide solution architecture development, consultancy and assurance to projects, making sure applications are well designed and conform to company standards and reference/segment architectures. The Solution Architect is accountable to the Project Manager for the architecture of a solution being developed and implemented until the successful deployment of the solution. This includes:

a. Being the point of call for all architecture aspects of an IT Project.

b. Being able to address and integrate the: Business Process, Data, Application, Technical and Information Security aspects of an IT Solution.

c. Coach detailed designers and business analysts in projects during their design work.

d. Reviewing and accepting the detailed design of an IT solution.

e. Support Segment Architects and reviews through the Architecture Review Board as required.

4. Take an active role in documenting, improving & maintaining the Reference Models in Systems Architect. Lifting project deliverables to the Conceptual and Logical levels.

5. Stay in touch with development of standards and standard services in IT at company. To ensure the latest service developments are taken into account.

6. Pro-actively contribute to the development of the Architecture community and be an ambassador for Architecture. Interact with stakeholders on architecture issues and strategic improvements where such expertise is required.

Skills & Requirements:

• 10 years in IT with strong IT leadership experience

• Minimum Education or Certification: 4-year Degree related to IT

• Strong domain knowledge of payment business.

• Strong domain knowledge of point of sales processes.

• Architecture experience in high volume transaction processing systems.

• Strong knowledge and working experience with ISO8583 and/or IFSF standard.

• Strong knowledge and working experience with PCI DSS.

• Security knowledge related to Data privacy, HSM, Tokenization, and Cryptography.

• Leadership with ability to steer and guide local & global vendors

• Experience with mobile app design (native, HTML5)

• Integration architecture with experience both cloud and on premise integration.

• Hands on experience working on RESTful API design

• Familiar with Microsoft Azure Services

• Ability to work in multi-vendor and complex landscape environment

• Senior stakeholder management at local level and global level.

About Company

Templeton and Partners are bringing together hirers in multinational companies with our high calibre IT Contractors globally, via our customer service focused team of multilingual recruiters.

We have been established for 20 years and provide niche IT consultants to large organisations in all sectors from our offices in London, Amsterdam, Frankfurt and Switzerland.

Currently most of our time is spent recruiting into the Digital transformation arena. Some of the niche skills that we have built a good community of contractors in include SAP HANA, Mobile, SuccessFactors, Hybris, Intershop, Magento, ATG, Oracle Fusion, Workday, Salesforce, MS Dynamics, SAS, BI, Analytics, Big Data, Hadoop, Amazon Web Services, Azure, ServiceNow, Cyber Security, Cloud, Sharepoint,.Net, DevOps, Java, Full stack and Mobile Apps.

In recent years, we have been a finalist for several awards including the Global Recruiter magazine’s "Best Specialist Recruitment Business" and the Association of Professional Staffing Companies’ "Best Recruitment Company of the Year", and have also been listed on several occasions in all three of the primary lists for performance in Recruitment Industry Press:– Recruiter Fast 50 (for Growth in revenue), Recruiter Hot 100 (for Productivity per employee) and Recruitment International Top 500 (for Size of revenue).

We do 20% of our placements in the UK and 80% outside of the UK.