Temenos T24 Product Architect

  • Market Standard
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Cognizant Technology Solutions UK Ltd
  • 15 Oct 17 2017-10-15

• Master in T24 CORE setup & TAABs • Master business units like credit, securities, lending & trade finance etc. • Help Bank users in providing business solutions and BRD sign off • Master in review functional specification in terms of T24 world understandable • Interact with Technical developer stream line the development as per the requirement. • Interact with Testing Team to ensure the quality control

Cognizant’s Banking and Financial Services practice encompasses consumer lending, commercial finance, leasing insurance, cards, payments, banking, investment banking, wealth management and transaction processing. It is the company’s largest industry segment, serving leading financial institutions in North America, Europe, and Asia-Pacific. These include 9 of the top 10 European banks and 16 of the top 20 North American financial institutions. The practice leverages its deep domain and consulting expertise to provide solutions across the entire financial services spectrum, and enables our clients to manage business transformation challenges, drive revenue and cost optimisation, create new capabilities, mitigate risks, comply with regulations, capitalize on new business opportunities, and drive efficiency, effectiveness, innovation and virtualisation.


Key responsibilities of this role include: providing business, product and technology architecture consultation across multiple client accounts, leading solution / application architecture for large engagements and delivering technically complex applications.


Business / Customer:

  • Actively engage with the multiple product vendors in pursuing opportunities and driving alliance relationships
  • Build multiple product competencies in specific domain/sub-segment by identifying technology and domain skills, creating knowledge assets, grooming and building teams capable of delivering solutions in the respective product space
  • Build product specific solution enablers and offerings for customers based on market requirements
  • Keep abreast of market trends, regulatory changes, technological advances/ product releases to incorporate appropriate changes in the consulting/service offering framework
  • Research market trends, utilize insights gained from various customers to compare and suggest suitable product solutions
  • Pursue and respond to RFPs and RFIs and other critical presales/post sales activities pertinent to the Product Centre of Excellence
  • Participate in business development meetings and client meetings to “sell solutions”
  • Work with account managers and client partners to support lead generation and business development activities
  • Participate in steering committee meetings
  • Achieve budgeted revenue and profitability targets as agreed with Practice Head
  • Interface with the client organization to provide updates and address queries


Project / Process:

  • Gain deep insights into client issues and potential risks based on subject matter expertise
  • Research new technology/packages/COTS solutions, utilizing insights gained from various customers to compare and suggest suitable options
  • Facilitate functional guidance to the competency team on a need basis
  • Define and develop various services around/for the products and develop the competency required
  • Drive end to end product implementations involving interaction with multiple stakeholders
  • Review identified risks and build mitigation plans for engagements
  • Institutionalize and drive knowledge management processes across the product space


People / Team:

  • Implement key HR processes for the team around performance management
  • Mentor and manage a group of product consultants to enhance performance and develop them for higher responsibilities
  • Manage and motivate performance / development of the team through reviews, coaching, mentoring and development
  • Build a second line for all key roles and persons
  • Ensure that training needs of the team are identified and met
  • Participate in recruitment initiatives
  • Facilitate knowledge sharing and capture within as well as across teams
  • Participate in organizational initiatives
  • Manage the retention of employees through motivation and other initiatives


Skills Required:

  • Expertise in T24 CORE setup & TAABs
  • Expert knowledge of credit, securities, lending & trade finance etc.
  • Expertise in providing business consultation and solutions and BRD sign off to clients
  • Expertise in reviewing T24 functional specification
  • Ability to interact with multiple internal and client stakeholders
  • Experience of collaborating with technical developers to stream line development activities as per client requirements and with testing teams to ensure quality control


About Cognizant:

Cognizant (NASDAQ-100: CTSH) is one of the world's leading professional services companies, transforming clients' business, operating and technology models for the digital era. Our unique industry-based, consultative approach helps clients envision, build and run more innovative and efficient businesses. Headquartered in the U.S., Cognizant is ranked 230 on the Fortune 500 and is consistently listed among the most admired companies in the world. Learn how Cognizant helps clients lead with digital at www.cognizant.com or follow us @Cognizant.