Lead Technical Architect - Payments
Lead Technical Architect - Payments

Who we are:

At NTT DATA we are exceptional together and we believe in growing by helping others grow across our clients, employees and .partners.

We do that through our talented team that leads by example. We provide all the support you need to achieve the career of your dreams, giving you the tools to become the best version of yourself. By supporting each other to feel free to be who they want to be and work how they work best we bring innovation and we build more opportunities for everyone along with a better future for our business, our people and our society.

We provide a safe environment in which we can reach our full potential, NTT DATA is a place where all individuals can be their true selves. Our success comes from our people, regardless of ethnicity, cultural background, gender, nationality, sexual orientation, or anything else that can be used to differentiate people because we are exceptional together.

As a Leader you will uphold the essence of the company, be a focal point for your team, colleagues and clients and be involved in decisions to ensure the long-term sustainability of the organisation.  

We understand you may not always tick all the boxes but if you are interested in this or other opportunities within NTT DATA , do not think twice just apply!

As part of our continuous growth, we are looking for a Lead Technical Architect to join our team in Digital Architecture.

What you'll be doing:

Working in an Agile team, you will be a Lead Technical Architect responsible for designing, testing, building and supporting resilient and robust mission-critical software.

  • Operating in a risk-managed environment with a focus on pair programming, robust testing, excellent engineering practices and owning the solution end-to-end by supporting it in production.
  • Work closely with product managers to design and deliver software solutions, adhering to effective lean methodology.
  • Provide test assurance of the user stories according to the defined acceptance test criteria; whilst working in a test-first environment.
  • Regularly participate in design and planning activities and are encouraged to identify opportunities to maximise opportunities and mitigate risks.
  • Provide expertise at team retrospectives and planning sessions to ensure best practices, continual improvements and appropriate standards are adhered to

What you'll need:

  • Experience working on public-facing APIs, understanding how to build them to be resilient, secure and scalable.
  • Event-driven architecture knowledge and principles.
  • Java or C# is highly desirable, however we are also looking for candidates who can work across multiple tech stacks.
  • Expertise in delivering automated test frameworks in a test-first CI/CD environment
  • Knowledge of agile methodologies and best practices.
  • Exposure to command line and scripting languages for an OS (Windows or Linux)
  • Excellent software development skills with experience in building resilient mission critical services (SOLID, DI, Design Patterns, TDD, BDD, etc.)
  • Automation experience (Cucumber/Specflow, XUnit, TestNg, etc.)
  • Ability to work as part of team or on their own (as we are consultants)

Nice to have

  • Exposure to payment industry standards (PCI / PSD2 / SCA)
  • On call experience including monitoring and alerting (Splunk or similar).
  • Knowledge of Kafka or similar event-streaming technologies and their use-cases
  • Experience with distributed highly available databases like Cassandra
  • Familiar with resilience strategies like circuit breakers, event-streaming, message queues, etc.

...and finally:

Our employees' safety is priority, so currently you will be working from the comfort of your own home most of the time. Our offices are open and available for use but we want you to "work where it works" for you.

You will be joining a close-knit team that is supportive and approachable. Which means that as a new joiner, you will always have someone available to offer help and guidance


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Helena Marques
Head of Digital Architecture

2 Royal Exchange

“Upon joining the NTT DATA UK family, you will experience a culturally diverse organisation living our values of Clients First, Teamwork and Foresight as we partner with our customers every day.

At NTT DATA UK, we are proud to support and invest in our people. We offer a variety of rewarding career paths and opportunities to develop professionally - with access to cutting edge innovation.”

Fernando Apezteguia, CEO, NTT DATA UK

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