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Senior IT Architect, Poland or Finland

Warszawa, PL, 02-460 Gdańsk, PL, 80-309 Oslo, NO, 0368 Stockholm, SE, 111 44 Helsinki, FI, 00500 Gdynia, PL, 81-537

Job ID: 4839 


Would you like to grab a challenging and exciting opportunity to shape the future of Nordea’s data landscape as part of the Data, Finance & Risk Architecture team in Group Architecture? We are now looking for a Senior IT Architect to provide architectural support and guidance within the area of Data Architecture and with Data Science & Advanced Analytics.       

In Nordea, we’re harnessing the power of technology to reinvent the future of banking. A tech revolution is underway – and you can make an impact. Though we’re a Nordic bank, we’re also one of the largest IT employers in Tricity and Warsaw. Working with international teams in an inspiring working environment, you’ll have lots of opportunities to expand your skills and advance your career.  


About this opportunity

Welcome to the Data, Finance & Risk Architecture team. We support and direct Nordea’s transformation by providing a holistic architectural view and structured understanding of the bank and its surrounding environment to enable the Customer Vision and the Business Strategy. As Senior IT Architect, you’ll play a valuable role in proactively drive the creation of the IT architecture needed to support and direct development initiatives.

What you’ll be doing:
•    Be accountable for developing transition and target architectures that provide explicit guidance and steering for initiatives in the context of the data reference architecture and data roadmap.
•    Provide detailed solution design and architectural leadership for agile release trains that includes creation of content relating to business, application, data, process and technology architecture viewpoints and artefacts such as High-Level Design (HLD) artefacts
•    The candidate must be able to articulate benefits and drawbacks of various design options and recommend solutions that deliver the most business value while limiting technical debt.
•    You’ll join a team of experienced architects that has a central role in providing an data architecture support and steer for the bank. The role is based in (location).


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:
•    Have the ability to work with engineers, developers, project managers, as well as C-level executives to demonstrate Group Architecture’s value proposition, and align on architecture recommendations.
•    Keep focus on own continuous development and learning as well as mentor others to build knowledge and improve overall effectiveness.
•    Communicate and influence at all levels of the organisation and explain complex concepts in clear and understandable ways to build understanding.


Your experience and background:  
•    4+ years of related work experience in the areas of Data Governance & Modelling, Business Intelligence, AI & Machine Learning.
•    4+ years of related work experience with relational DBMS, big data including Hadoop and preferably Cloudera stack.
•    2+ years of related work experience with AI platforms for Data Science, AI and Machine Learning Use Cases. Preferably IBM Cloud Pak for Data – Watson and/or AWS. 
•    Demonstrated ability to drive development of target and transition architectures and to craft fit-for-purpose solution design content that provides explicit guidance for agile transformation initiatives. 
•    Demonstrated experience with integration technologies, methods and architecture patterns to support batch, real-time and near-real-time data integration to support Data Science, AI and Machine Learning Use Cases. 
•    Proficient with business analysis, software engineering, integration and orchestration, technical solution design, and risk and quality management.


If this sounds like you, get in touch!


Next steps

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.

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