Finastra Principal Architect in Manila, Philippines


With over 10,000 superstars across 48 different countries globally, it is hard not to be inspired every single day. At Finastra we celebrate in global knowledge sharing, diversity and an opportunity to make a difference for each other and for our customers .

We are on a journey. After bringing two global Fintech leaders together in June 2017, Finastra has truly recognized the opportunity and power we have, by combining our expertise, successes and passion together. Whether it is in a collaboration hub or innovating with colleagues across our global landscape, we are one team creating a network of talent and creativity in a stimulating environment, to do what we can to make a difference for our customers .

Our people are leaders in their role and are always looking for new ways to help our customers grow, compete and optimize their business. From a graduate Software Engineer to an experienced Sales Executive – we are looking for personal leadership and people with the appetite to understand the markets and customers we serve. We drive innovation that challenges the status quo and feel proud of the positive differences that we make every day. We recognize talent and provide a work environment where leaders can drive results , develop and grow their careers.

Success is what you do, success is what we achieve, together.

The future of Finance is open – combine your talents with Finastra opportunities to create an exciting career with us.

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Responsibilities include

  • Technical/Architectural Support:

  • Active ownership in architecture/design discussions and be able to make decisions and propose trade-offs keeping the long and short term in to the picture.

  • Deliver on the integrated architecture and design for short and long term keeping in mind the multi-domain and multi-technology solutions.

  • Hands-on coding and code reviews for team members

  • Ability to design systems that can be significantly customized and scaled up to internet scale.

  • Excellent knowledge of Sprint boot frameworks, microservices, Rest API’s, Angular and Mobile Frameworks.

  • Excellent experience to be able to Architect a consumer facing mobile apps and online site – that can replace the Bank Branch.

  • Azure- Resource Manager, Azure SQL, VNet, Redis Cache, Azure Diagnostics, OMS, Traffic Manager, CDN, Azure Notification Hubs, Azure Identity and Access Management., Architect Microsoft Azure solutions certification (70-534/70-535) - Preferred.

  • Ensuring product development & engineering execution

  • Ensure that Architectural guidelines are followed and implemented.

  • Ensure that architecture continues to be flexible and that solves customer pain point.

  • Ability to design solutions using multiple technologies

  • Ability to estimate work packets/Projects

  • Ability to provide leadership, to work effectively and collaboratively with others across the organization

  • Use creative ways to find solutions

  • Good presentation skills for any size and type of audience

  • Results and outcome orientated

  • Self-Motivated

  • Quality & Productivity

  • Delivery quality products with the “do it right the first time” mindset leading to Quality first.

  • Constantly seek innovative ways to improve the overall Architecture and quality of the over product and its integration.

  • Agile development

  • Using a high level of knowledge and experience with an agile development approach to fit large, complex, mission-critical, enterprise-level projects and provide the right balance of agility and predictability.

  • Product Owner Support:

  • Deliver innovative, high ROI products and modules by defining scope in Collaboration with product management

  • Complete ownership of selected software engineering releases

Required Domain Experience

  • Demonstrated expertise in building innovative, scalable, high performance and secure enterprise-class products.

  • 10+ years of experience in J2EE, SOA, Spring, Workflow and Web Services technologies.

  • Experienced in Rest API’s, JSON, AZURE and Microservices.

  • Knowledge of Software Development Kit and extension points is a must.

  • Must be knowledgeable in databases (Oracle, DB2, MS-SQL) and NO-SQL

  • Retail Banking experience a must.

Required Skills

  • 15+ years of relevant experience in the IT industry, out of which 4-5 years are in a senior Architect positions managing product architecture and architecture roadmap is a must

  • Excellent technical, problem solving and analytical skills

  • Brilliant written and verbal communication skills and adept at communicating architectural and technical concepts to non-technical audience as well.

  • Ability to shape ideas and opinions through proper communications and networking with key stakeholders using one’s knowledge and experience.

  • Ability to motivate and inspire confidence in others through actions.

  • Ability to listen and influence stakeholders, customers and peers.

  • Ability to make decisions and make recommendations.


The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to disability please contact us at 800-274-7280.

The Future is Collaborative . The Future is Open. The Future is Now.

Finastra unlocks the potential of people and businesses in finance, creating a platform for open innovation. Formed in 2017 by the combination of Misys and D+H, we provide the broadest portfolio of financial services software in the world today—spanning retail banking, transaction banking, lending, and treasury and capital markets. Our solutions enable customers to deploy mission critical technology on premises or in the cloud. Our scale and geographical reach means that we can serve customers effectively, regardless of their size or geographic location—from global financial institutions, to community banks and credit unions. Through our open, secure and reliable solutions, customers are empowered to accelerate growth, optimize cost, mitigate risk and continually evolve to meet the changing needs of their customers. 48 of the world’s top 50 banks use Finastra technology.

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