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Director--Software Architect for Leading Global Payments Firm

Director--Software Architect for Leading Global Payments Firm

Job Info

Category: Executive/Management
Company Description: A Start-up within Global Payments Leader
Salary: Highly Competitive, Depending on Experience
Position Type: Permanent
Job Number: 10502

Job Description

Our client is a technology company in the global payments business. We connect consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments and businesses worldwide and enable them to use secure and convenient electronic forms of payment.

Join the industry's most passionate, motivated and engaged global team - Our employees are encouraged to drive innovation every day in support of a more connected world - A World Beyond Cash.

This person will help establish a brand new team within the firm that is dedicated to creating new technologies for international markets. This person will be the chief architect as well as manage a team of up to five. 



  • Leads major projects and creates the development and delivery of quality software solutions in a timely and cost effective manner.
  • Researches alternative technical solutions for changing business needs. Responsible for assuring the daily activities of the team meet the requirements of SLA's.


Major Accountabilities:

  • Successfully lead definition, development and delivery of major cross-department initiatives with broad scope and long-term business implications.
  • Collaborate with business and technical partners to identify and scope the opportunities, quantify costs, outline potential value and ROI, identify risks, benefits and constraints.
  • Partner with business to identify innovative solutions and drive strategic decisions.
  • Develop business case in alignment with the objectives. Lead scenario planning process and creation, validation and review of estimates, costs and benefits.
  • Actively look for opportunities for Innovation and creative problem solving.
  • Make presentations to the Senior Management, Business Owners and other Stakeholders and help them in decision making process.
  • Perform Proofs of Concepts (PoCs) to assess and identify the technologies per the needs of the organization.
  • Provide recommendation to Senior Management on selection of technologies and strategic technical direction for the department.
  • Lead creation of roadmaps that align with the department strategy and long term business vision and objectives.
  •  Coach and mentor team members, enable knowledge sharing via brownbag sessions on new and upcoming technologies, methodologies and application appropriate frameworks.
  • Lead implementation of processes and supporting tools per the evolving needs of the organization.
  • Identifying process gaps, provide estimates for business solutions, define the initial scope/requirements of the project and manage the scope during the lifecycle of the project. Plan overall project scope as well as define scope for each phase and iteration to meet business needs/time-to-market needs.
  • Define and Lead Quality Assurance and Quality Control processes in the department. Ensure compliance to quality methodology and development of quality metrics by the team. Create guidelines, processes and standards to ensure high overall quality of product and incident free deployment.
  • Instruct and guide the team to ensure that appropriate processes and documentation is in use by the team. Ensure compliance to the defined standards. Actively look for opportunities to modify and enhance standards per the needs of the department. Develop documentation templates, lead and enforce development of artifacts through out the solution development lifecycle.
  • Ensure compliance of Audit Requirements by proactively educating team on Compliance Requirements and Integrating Compliance Requirements in SDLC. Represent team during Compliance Audits. 



Andiamo is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Andiamo provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Andiamo complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by submitting their resume as an MS word document including a cover letter with a summary of relevant qualifications, highlighting clearly any special or relevant experience.
Lauren Sokal

Lauren Sokal

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