Lead Enterprise Architect APAC - Private Banking

  • Highly competitive
  • Hong Kong Hong Kong Hong Kong HK
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Pure Search Hong Kong , EA Licence No: 12S5954
  • 20 Apr 18 2018-04-20

A leading global private banking and wealth management provider is looking for an experienced enterprise architect to provide strategic direction to their APAC business. Working closely with the global leadership you will assume responsibility for regional architecture and ensure that the business and IT are in alignment. You will also act as an ongoing resource, offering information, guidance and insight to front line employees, IT staff, members of the executive management team and external stakeholders.

The role:

  • Recommend and participate in activities related to the design, development and maintenance of the Enterprise Architecture

  • Review and assess corporate goals, strategies and assets along with everyday processes and procedures and compare those to available information technology resources

  • Develop a plan with global leadership to update processes, procure new resources and/or restructure management in order to align expectations with current IT strategy and oversee the strategic development of internal networks

  • Work with network architects and developers to help bolster security tools and protocols to prevent unauthorized access to business-critical data.

  • Search for areas where cost reduction opportunities may be available, such as cases where work flow may be duplicated across departments or sectors whose processes may be diverging from corporate mission

  • Contribute ideas and insight to help optimize corporate information management resources to stay current with evolving business trends and new technologies

  • Educate employees, data technicians and department managers on new changes to infrastructure and policies, with an emphasis placed on recognizing the need for such updates

  • Share review findings and recommendations to executives and stakeholders, along with reports showing the progress in implementing new strategies

Requirements:

 

  • 10+ years of previous experience in large scale enterprise architecture.
  • Significant experience working in the banking sector from either private banking / wealth management or capital markets.

  • Bachelor’s degree, or higher, in computer science, or other technical discipline

  • Relevant professional certifications

  • Demonstrated knowledge of IT network design and governance

  • Experience working in large, cross border, institutions

  • Fluent English and Mandarin Chinese are required.