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IT Architect, Nordea Finance, Helsinki

Helsinki, FI, 00500

Job ID: 492 
Job Country: Finland 

Would you like to work in an agile environment with the newest technology and develop your skills in the world of cloud computing and microservices? We are now looking for a  IT Architect, Nordea Finance, Helsinki to take responsibility for the design and creation of a new architecture built on modern technology platforms.


At Nordea, we see that the world is changing fast – and we want to be one step ahead of the curve. That’s why we’re deeply committed to providing the financial solutions of tomorrow to our customers. We’re creating an agile environment where we experiment and grow together – and we need your ideas and unique background. With us, you’ll be in good company with a chance to make your mark on something bigger. 

About this opportunity

Welcome to the Investment Credit Solutions team. We add value by providing the digital solutions that help our business lines get to the #1 position in the market. As IT Architect, Nordea Finance, Helsinki you will play a valuable role by bringing the architectural vision needed to stay two steps ahead of the competition.


What you’ll be doing:


  • Design a logical and conceptual solution architecture
  • Analyse and translate business information and technical requirements into an architectural blueprint that outlines solutions to achieve business objectives
  • Collaborate with enterprise and group architects, and application and infrastructure teams to ensure architectural alignment across the organization
  • Provide support and guidance to developers and other team members as needed
  • Analyse current state architecture and gaps to create an architectural roadmap that support business strategy
  • Guide, implement and govern architectural principles, best practices and common change initiatives to secure high quality in IT solutions


You’ll join a diverse, motivated and high-performing IT team. The role is based in Helsinki.

Who you are

Collaboration. Ownership. Passion. Courage. These are the values that guide us in being at our best – and that we imagine you share with us.  

To succeed in this role, we believe that:


  • You are a driver and facilitator with positive energy, persistent with your goals, good in building effective networks and have shown your ability to communicate with both business and IT.
  • You express opinions, and key points of an argument clearly to convey your message to different audiences, including ability to simplify a complex concept while not losing the essential.
  • You are proactively proposing new ideas, approaches and insights and you continuously seek opportunities for organizational improvement.
  • Have strong business and technical background, and great analytical and requirement specification skills (functional and non-functional)
  • Have ability to work both independently and as a part of a team
  • Are familiar with agile way of working and methods (SAFe, Scrum, XP, Kanban)


Your experience and background:  


  • 12+ years’ experience in IT projects as a developer, lead and contributor
  • 3-5 years’ experience as an Architect with excellent understanding on architectural principals and design methodologies
  • Familiarity and/or experience with public cloud infrastructure and technologies (such as AWS, GCP, or Azure) is a plus
  • Additional plus: TOGAF certification
  • Excellent written and spoken English communication skills

If this sounds like you, get in touch!


Next steps

Submit your application no later than 31/01/2022. For more information, you’re welcome to contact Steve Lilley cell  +358 504869673 or email steve.lilley@nordea.fi

At Nordea, we know that an inclusive workplace is a sustainable workplace. We deeply believe that our diverse backgrounds, experiences, characteristics and traits make us better at serving customers and communities. So please come as you are.

Department:  IT/Technology

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