By Trust Payments Aug 12, 2022

  • UK

Job Title:  Solutions Architect
 
Intro
 
Whilst the last 18 months have been a tough time for everyone personally, we’ve adapted our strategy and continued our impressive growth. In that timeframe we’ve hired and integrated close to 150 new starters and grown our revenues significantly as a business.
 
We have adapted our ways of working to ensure that new starters that join feel part of one big virtual team. From regular town halls to coffee mornings and dedicated mental health days, we want to ensure we put the needs of our employees first. Feedback from our new hires has been positive, they love our onboarding programme and how much it makes them feel integrated into Trust from the start. Trust Payments was recently recognised for its accomplishments in employee engagement and is now considered one of the UK’s “Best Companies to Work having been awarded a 1* star rating indicating very good levels of workplace engagement.” Winning accolades in three other categories include being One of Financial Services top 30 companies, one of London’s top 75 large companies, and one of Wales top 30 companies to work for.
 
About Us:
 
Trust Payments is a global unified payment technology group that was formed in 2019 bringing together technology and financial services into an omnichannel solution. The new business model has enabled Trust Payments to establish itself as a leading Fintech Payments group. The company has undertaken a major culture reset and now operates as a fast-paced inclusive organisation with talented people at it’s very heart. In 2019 the business expanded it’s product offering from Gateway and Acquiring to POS and Mobile Loyalty, creating true omnichannel processing capabilities and now provides over 30 unique products to merchants of all sizes. Business revenue has grown significantly in the last 2 years and as such we are expanding into even more products, markets and geographies and are hiring people at all levels.
 
Main purpose of the job:
 
Our Projects and IT division empowers the business to solve its most complex business problems and transforms the organisation through embedding the latest technology. You’ll have the amazing opportunity to collaborate alongside a vibrant, experienced team of Analysts, Developers, UX Designers and Architects in the Payments business. Alongside your career development, you will gain exposure to leading Payments technology partners and find out why our users value our insights and experience.
 
Duties and responsibilities:
 
•   Hands-on Technical Architect working closely with the business and agile development teams to define our enterprise architecture for payments and acquiring
•   Subject matter expert responsible for vendor assessment
•   Align payments architecture with the wider enterprise architecture and business vision
•   Understand and review current system architecture
•   Define the glide path from current state to target architecture
•   Ensure our open platform architecture remains secure
•   Drive the highest levels of quality and service
•   Promote enterprise wide reuse of technology components
•   Track industry trends and ensure new system designs exploit enabling technologies
•   Maintain strong working relationships and ensure design patterns and best practices are communicated to and effectively adopted by development teams
•   Be accountable to ensure all strategic code development adheres to architecture design and guidelines
•   Communicate and win support from senior stakeholders for business-impacting technology decisions
•   Collaborate with development, QA, application support and infrastructure managers to improve the operational efficiency of the organization
•   Selection of technology vendors and commercial negotiation
 
Experience and Qualifications:
 
•   Deep Architecture expertise in payments technologies, ideally from a vendor: GUI technologies, Workflow, Analytics and reporting, Reference Data
•   High performance and low latency/jitter messaging infrastructures
•   Low Latency Payment Systems Architecture including Software, Bus, Caching and Database technologies
•   Self starter, highly motivated, outstanding problem solver
•   Technology evangelist
•   Experienced at striking the balance between architectural vision and near term delivery
•   Effective collaboration and influence across organizational boundaries
•   Strong stakeholder management and negotiation skills
•   Strong verbal and written communications
•   Design and architecture of systems and software components
•   Demonstrated track record architecting systems for quality, availability, supportability, scalability, extensibility and security
•   Experience in Cloud technologies particularly AWS, HTML5/JS, Docker, Kubernetes, databases, serverless
•   Information security architecture and secure software development and tooling
•   Network Architecture
•   Agile development methodologies and DevOps, CI/CD pipeline and associated tooling, Jira,Python
•   Excellent organizational and analytical abilities
•   Strong ability to build and maintain working relationships with the Business and implementation teams
 
Education/Experience:
 
•   AWS or Azure Certified Solutions Architect
•   Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or relevant field, or equivalent experience
•   A minimum of 5 years’ experience in a similar role in Payments or Acquiring
•   Formal requirements analysis and architecture modelling methodologies and tools
•   API strategy and delivery
•   Application of AI/ML in Payments
 
Benefits (subject to local office benefits policy):
 
•   Opportunity to be part of a rapidly scaling and market leading Fintech business.
•   Flexible homeworking
•   Health and Wellbeing ethos including regular wellness sessions, fitness and nutrition and other events as well as supported by internally qualified      mental health first aiders
•   Family friendly enhanced benefits/policies
•   Pension, Healthcare, Life Assurance
•   Social events and team building
•   Celebrations
 
 
We understand the value that a diverse and inclusive working environment brings to Trust Payments. We celebrate the differences that people can bring through their cultures, backgrounds and perspectives. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, colour, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or any other protected characteristic.
 
To submit your CV for this exciting Solutions Architect opportunity, please click ‘Apply’ now

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By Trust Payments Aug 12, 2022

  • UK

Job Title:  Solutions Architect
 
Intro
 
Whilst the last 18 months have been a tough time for everyone personally, we’ve adapted our strategy and continued our impressive growth. In that timeframe we’ve hired and integrated close to 150 new starters and grown our revenues significantly as a business.
 
We have adapted our ways of working to ensure that new starters that join feel part of one big virtual team. From regular town halls to coffee mornings and dedicated mental health days, we want to ensure we put the needs of our employees first. Feedback from our new hires has been positive, they love our onboarding programme and how much it makes them feel integrated into Trust from the start. Trust Payments was recently recognised for its accomplishments in employee engagement and is now considered one of the UK’s “Best Companies to Work having been awarded a 1* star rating indicating very good levels of workplace engagement.” Winning accolades in three other categories include being One of Financial Services top 30 companies, one of London’s top 75 large companies, and one of Wales top 30 companies to work for.
 
About Us:
 
Trust Payments is a global unified payment technology group that was formed in 2019 bringing together technology and financial services into an omnichannel solution. The new business model has enabled Trust Payments to establish itself as a leading Fintech Payments group. The company has undertaken a major culture reset and now operates as a fast-paced inclusive organisation with talented people at it’s very heart. In 2019 the business expanded it’s product offering from Gateway and Acquiring to POS and Mobile Loyalty, creating true omnichannel processing capabilities and now provides over 30 unique products to merchants of all sizes. Business revenue has grown significantly in the last 2 years and as such we are expanding into even more products, markets and geographies and are hiring people at all levels.
 
Main purpose of the job:
 
Our Projects and IT division empowers the business to solve its most complex business problems and transforms the organisation through embedding the latest technology. You’ll have the amazing opportunity to collaborate alongside a vibrant, experienced team of Analysts, Developers, UX Designers and Architects in the Payments business. Alongside your career development, you will gain exposure to leading Payments technology partners and find out why our users value our insights and experience.
 
Duties and responsibilities:
 
•   Hands-on Technical Architect working closely with the business and agile development teams to define our enterprise architecture for payments and acquiring
•   Subject matter expert responsible for vendor assessment
•   Align payments architecture with the wider enterprise architecture and business vision
•   Understand and review current system architecture
•   Define the glide path from current state to target architecture
•   Ensure our open platform architecture remains secure
•   Drive the highest levels of quality and service
•   Promote enterprise wide reuse of technology components
•   Track industry trends and ensure new system designs exploit enabling technologies
•   Maintain strong working relationships and ensure design patterns and best practices are communicated to and effectively adopted by development teams
•   Be accountable to ensure all strategic code development adheres to architecture design and guidelines
•   Communicate and win support from senior stakeholders for business-impacting technology decisions
•   Collaborate with development, QA, application support and infrastructure managers to improve the operational efficiency of the organization
•   Selection of technology vendors and commercial negotiation
 
Experience and Qualifications:
 
•   Deep Architecture expertise in payments technologies, ideally from a vendor: GUI technologies, Workflow, Analytics and reporting, Reference Data
•   High performance and low latency/jitter messaging infrastructures
•   Low Latency Payment Systems Architecture including Software, Bus, Caching and Database technologies
•   Self starter, highly motivated, outstanding problem solver
•   Technology evangelist
•   Experienced at striking the balance between architectural vision and near term delivery
•   Effective collaboration and influence across organizational boundaries
•   Strong stakeholder management and negotiation skills
•   Strong verbal and written communications
•   Design and architecture of systems and software components
•   Demonstrated track record architecting systems for quality, availability, supportability, scalability, extensibility and security
•   Experience in Cloud technologies particularly AWS, HTML5/JS, Docker, Kubernetes, databases, serverless
•   Information security architecture and secure software development and tooling
•   Network Architecture
•   Agile development methodologies and DevOps, CI/CD pipeline and associated tooling, Jira,Python
•   Excellent organizational and analytical abilities
•   Strong ability to build and maintain working relationships with the Business and implementation teams
 
Education/Experience:
 
•   AWS or Azure Certified Solutions Architect
•   Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or relevant field, or equivalent experience
•   A minimum of 5 years’ experience in a similar role in Payments or Acquiring
•   Formal requirements analysis and architecture modelling methodologies and tools
•   API strategy and delivery
•   Application of AI/ML in Payments
 
Benefits (subject to local office benefits policy):
 
•   Opportunity to be part of a rapidly scaling and market leading Fintech business.
•   Flexible homeworking
•   Health and Wellbeing ethos including regular wellness sessions, fitness and nutrition and other events as well as supported by internally qualified      mental health first aiders
•   Family friendly enhanced benefits/policies
•   Pension, Healthcare, Life Assurance
•   Social events and team building
•   Celebrations
 
 
We understand the value that a diverse and inclusive working environment brings to Trust Payments. We celebrate the differences that people can bring through their cultures, backgrounds and perspectives. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, colour, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or any other protected characteristic.
 
To submit your CV for this exciting Solutions Architect opportunity, please click ‘Apply’ now

Upload your CV/resume or any other relevant file. Max. file size: 50 MB.

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