Technical Architect, Client Channels - Co­pen­ha­gen

Do you have a strong technical profile and talent for diving into code and evaluate strengths and weaknesses and enjoy being the natural point of contact for technical questions, while also being able to take a more holistic view and identify areas for improvements? Then this might be exactly the challenge you´re looking for. We offer you the chance to be a part of a truly international and vibrant company with more than 300 skilled and dedicated employees worldwide, who are all passionate about creating next-generation mission-critical financial services infrastructure and leading the rise of a super-correspondent banking network.

The position and why we need you

At Banking Circle, we want to make an impact that pioneers the industry and creates instant value for our clients. But we also want to be a best-in-class employer where innovation and career development is going hand in hand. To support that and our exciting growth journey, we are looking to hire a highly skilled Technical Architect for Client Channels, who is able to reinforce our architecture team with defining the technical roadmap for the Banking Circle Connect UI and API, with focus on ensuring that the different services and components are continuously fit for purpose from a functional-, performance-, and scalability perspective. 

You will be reporting to the Chief Architect of Banking Circle and be a part of our growing architecture function, which collaborates closely with business- and product owners across the company. Therefore, the position requires good understanding of business flows and the general architecture of the entire Banking Circle platform. One of your first tasks will be to collaborate closely with our development teams to define architecture and overall flow description for enhanced scalability of our API using Azure App Service scale-out, cluster management services like Zookeeper or Consul.io, and introducing dynamic health probes to various services.

Key Responsibilities

  • Define the technical roadmap for BC Connect API and UI
  • Run Proof of Concepts with new technologies 
  • Identify technical debt and performance bottlenecks and formulate mitigating design
  • Ensure adequate documentation of API architecture- and design decisions 
  • Support the development teams with expertise for robust cloud-based architecture
  • Run technical workshops, hackathons etc. with specific focus areas and exploratory topics

Skills & Qualifications

To be the right candidate for this position, we expect you to have a relevant educational background and a demonstrated capability from an applicable role where you have gained 5+ years of professional experience as a solution- or technical architect for a complex, distributed production system, preferably from within the financial sector. If you have applicable experience with performance- and latency sensitive server applications as well as message bus architecture it will be seen as a great asset. We furthermore expect you to have expert knowledge of API development in .NET Core, with proven experience in working with OAUTH2/OpenID Connect, and working experience with Azure cloud technologies such as Load Balancer, Front Door, App Services, Service Bus, Blob Storage, SQL Server. Furthermore, you have good communication skills with the ability to coach less senior colleagues.

As a person you have a curious and analytical mindset and are motivated by facilitating and working with the different teams to reach a solution without necessarily being the one implementing it. We're looking for someone who can keep a sharp overview and is experienced enough to produce good architecture and solutions, but at the same time are interested in navigating VSCode, Git, and Azure to write proof-of-concept applications and scripts when evaluating new patterns and technologies. As Banking Circle is an international company it´s a requirement, that you are fluent in English, both verbally and in writing. The position will be based at Banking Circles Office in Copenhagen.  

Join Banking Circle

If this position has caught your interest and you have what we´re looking for, then please send us your resume and application via the apply link. As we will be conducting interviews continuously, we urge interested candidates to reach out as soon as possible. If you have questions about the position or what it´s like to be a part of Banking Circle do not hesitate to contact Maybrit Lind from our People Team on Phone +45 53863791. Banking Circle offers a competitive compensation package and a dynamic and collaborative culture that values personal initiative and professional achievements. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sexual orientation, national origin or any other characteristic protected under federal, state or local laws, regulations and ordinances. Please note that we do not accept applications by email.

About Banking Circle

Banking Circle is a next-generation provider of mission-critical financial services infrastructure leading the rise of a super-correspondent banking network. Banking Circle is a fully licensed bank able to deliver financial infrastructure at low cost, compliantly and securely. Banks and Payments businesses can now access real-time payments allowing them to seize market opportunities without having to commit to significant investment in their own internal infrastructure. Banking Circle is empowering financial institutions to support their customers’ international trading ambitions, without the need for multiple banking relationships, whilst reducing risk and the operational cost of transactions. Visit us at www.bankingcircle.com 

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