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Senior Data & Integration Architect, the Nordics and Poland

Warszawa, PL, 02-460 Helsinki, FI, 500 Helsinki, FI, 100 Stockholm, SE, 111 44 Gdańsk, PL, 80-309

Job ID: 6367 

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 & Integrations.


At Nordea, we know our customers’ needs are changing – and we’re deeply committed to meeting them with the financial solutions of tomorrow. We’re creating an agile environment where we’re harnessing the power of technology – one where you can make an impact. So bring your skills, ideas and unique background. With us, you’ll find plenty of opportunities to grow and make your mark on something bigger. 

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 target and transition architectures that provide guidance and steering for initiatives in the context of the data reference architecture and data roadmap.
  • Provide detailed solution design and architectural leadership that includes creation of content relating to business, application, data, process and technology architecture viewpoints in High-Level Design (HLD) artefacts.
  • As a response to prioritised problem spaces; the candidate must be able to present design options and recommend solutions that deliver the most business value while limiting technical debt. This includes articulating benefits and drawbacks of various design options, and recommendation of what’s preferred.


You’ll join a team of experienced architects that has a central role in providing data architecture support and steer for the bank. The role is based in Poland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark or Finland.

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’ experience in a lead architect role, driving development of high-level target and transition architectures as well as crafting fit-for-purpose solution design content that provides explicit guidance for agile transformation initiatives. 
  • 4+ years of related work experience in the areas of Data Management, Information/Data Modelling, Business Intelligence, Reporting and Analytics, Data Warehousing.
  • Demonstrated experience with integration technologies, methods and architecture patterns to support batch, real-time and near-real-time data integration to support operational, analytical and reporting use cases. 
  • Experience with relational DBMS, big data including Hadoop and preferably Cloudera stack.
  • Experience with cloud-based data platforms including Amazon Web Services and other vendors such as Snowflake.
  • Proficient with business analysis, software engineering, technical solution design, risk and quality management.
  • Preferably; experience in full-service banking and ESG, non-financial risk management, core-banking platform integrations.

If this sounds like you, get in touch!


Next steps

Submit your application no later than 20/07/2022. For more information, you’re welcome to contact Anders Sjölund ,

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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