Head of Solution Architecture #111915

  • Competitive
  • Zurich, Switzerland Zurich Zurich CH
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Credit Suisse AG
  • 25 May 18 2018-05-25

Head of Solution Architecture #111915

We Offer

  • A challenging role as Head of Solution Architecture with the responsibility to lead the Swiss Universal Bank IT solution architecture in close collaboration with the application development organizations and central architecture.
  • The opportunity to develop, drive and maintain comprehensive and sustainable IT target states together with solution development and with our business areas.
  • A platform to provide both hands-on development guidance and architectural oversight for the key IT initiatives delivered both in Switzerland and in our Business Delivery Centres in Poland and India
  • An important opportunity to personally engage in strategic change and innovation programs for Credit Suisse and the Swiss Universal Bank, such as
    • our broad Digitalization initiative covering Channel Digitalization as well as Front-to-Back Process Digitalization
    • several legacy renewal initiatives
    • the introduction and leverage of new technologies (e.g. cognitive computing, advanced analytics)
  • A role with material responsibility, including oversight, quality assurance and accountability for business and platform strategy aligned solutions
  • Opportunity to take on responsibility in facilitating the business, application, data and technology architecture in close collaboration with Business and IT Stakeholders, Enterprise Architecture
  • Ability to cover multiple architecture disciplines across divisions and geographies in order to contribute to strategic programs and initiatives


You Offer
  • Master or Bachelor degree in Computer Sciences, Natural Sciences, Engineering or equivalent
  • 10+ years of experience in solution architecture, application development experience is an additional asset
  • Broad functional / business knowledge in banking (client servicing, products and execution, back-office operations)
  • Strong strategic and conceptual thinking ability as well as a practical mindset to drive architecture at all flight levels
  • A deep understanding of both established technologies (mainframe, J2EE, relational databases) as well as "contemporary" technologies such as APIs, NO-SQL, streaming/event processing, analytics, cognitive computing
  • Excellent (technical) leadership and motivational skills
  • Ability to initiate and drive change in complex, multidisciplinary environments
  • Effective communications and stakeholder management skills
  • Ability to address tasks and challenges in a structured, transparent manner
  • Strong team player
  • Fluency in English; German is a plus
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Ms. E. Pöthke-Hohenberger would be delighted to receive your application.
Please apply via our career-portal.