Head of Architecture (Digital Banking)
Networkers International (UK) Limited
Community of Madrid, Spain
hace 21 horas


Networkers Technology is part of the Gattaca group, founded in 1984 and listed on the London Stock Exchange. We are leaders in recruitment of Information Technology and Communication profiles.


Join a Top Spanish bank, at the forefront of technology innovation. Be part of a team that is creative, dynamic and flexible.

Put your expertise to use and evolve your career.

The offer :

  • Permanent contract directly with client
  • Attractive retribution package
  • Health and life insurance
  • Restaurant tickets
  • Young and dynamic work environment
  • Growth and learning
  • Technical challenge
  • Certified training
  • Differential rates on mortgages, loans, etc.
  • 29 days of vacation
  • The job

    The Head of Architecture manages the architects team to design and shape the present and future of the bank's platforms, and is passionate about helping us transition and evolve our technology stack.

    Working closely with the Head of Architecture, Engineering and Operations, the Head of Architecture will be responsible for establishing and actively leading the Architecture function across the organisation.

  • Lead the implementation of architecture and software components across a group of specific business applications or technologies.
  • Oversee technology implementation and modification activities, particularly for new or shared architecture and software solutions.
  • Consult on application or infrastructure development projects to harmonize systems or infrastructure with the enterprise technology architecture, and identify when it is necessary to modify the enterprise technical architecture to accommodate immediate or future project needs.

  • Facilitate critical dependencies management across the organization.
  • Ensure technical quality & performance standards are enforced. Accountable for released software's quality and performance.
  • Define key performance metrics / levels to measure external personnel, consistently.
  • Establish short-term objectives and long-term strategic and technical roadmap; engage staff in collaborative review and finalization of long-term objectives.
  • Effectively mentor, train, coach, counsel, and motivate staff to achieve consistently high performance.
  • Cultivate a learning environment to expand staff skills and abilities.
  • Takes personal ownership to deliver results. Empowers and trusts others in decision making.
  • Raises the bar with every talent decision and guides the achievement of all employees and customers.
  • Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration.
  • Typically has +10 years of IT work experience, including 5 or more years managing Architecture in a senior position.
  • Core competencies

  • Experienced architect with high level of expertise on systems architecture models and paradigms. Ability to adapt quickly to new technologies and changing business requirements.
  • Experience working on Cloud environments : Cloud IaaS / PaaS, CaaS / FaaS / Serverless (Amazon Web Services (AWS), Openshift, etc.).
  • Cross platform development experience (C++, Java, Objective-C, Swift, JavaScript - one or more languages).
  • Hands-on experience working under agile methodologies and DevOps environments. Vision and drive to push toward CI / CD and further automation across the platforms.
  • Ability to quickly troubleshoot problems that may arise in work products.
  • Capable of guiding engineering teams through coaching and influence. Ability to partner with internal or external software engineers and quality analysts to identify course of resolutions.
  • Comfortable playing hands off, strategic role when needed, or getting hands on when required.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills. Good communication skills. Capable of translating and clarifying technical direction to non-tech stakeholders.
  • Networkers acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

    Gattaca Plc provides support services to Networkers and may assist with processing your application.

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