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Lead Systems Architect, Platform-as-a-Service PPaaS F/M

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Publish Date: Jun 11, 2021

Location: Paris - 75, Ile-De-France, FR

Company: worldline

 
About Worldline
Worldline [Euronext: WLN] is the European leader in the payment and transactional services industry. With innovation at the core of its DNA, Worldline’s core offerings include pan-European and domestic Commercial Acquiring for physical or online businesses, secured payment transaction processing for banks and financial institutions, as well as transactional services in e-Ticketing and for local and central public agencies. Thanks to a presence in 30+ countries, Worldline is the payment partner of choice for merchants, banks, public transport operators, government agencies and industrial companies, delivering cutting-edge digital services. Worldline’s activities are organized around three axes: Merchant Services, Financial Services including equensWorldline and Mobility & e-Transactional Services. Worldline employs circa 12,000 people worldwide, with 2019 revenue of circa 5.3 billion euros. worldline.com

 

Job Description

 

  • Provide Architectural leadership and vision for Payment Platforms as a service.
  • Develop and maintain architectural roadmap for products and services plus ensuring alignment with the business and enterprise architecture strategies and standards.
  • Develop, present and explain the value and vision of proposed architectures and solutions to a wide range of audience.
  • Contribute to the PaaS strategies and roadmap development to meet business objectives with existing or emerging technologies.
  • Translate business concepts to technical terms.
  • Understand and communicate company goals and objectives.
  • Apply creative thinking/approach to determine technical solutions that further business goals and align with corporate technology strategies, keeping in mind performance, reliability, scalability, usability, security, flexibility, and cost.
  • Define and drive technology standard and best practices in the Platform-as-a-service areas, and lead some key projects.
  • Oversee and sign off key architecture artifacts in the group.
  • Articulate technology solutions as well as explain the competitive advantages of various technology alternatives.
  • Collaborate with the key stakeholders, other product development groups and software vendors to identify and define solutions for complex business and technical requirements.
  • Engage with Platform-as-a-service customers/partners to understand their needs and provide suggestions/guidance on what  platform techniques are appropriate to solve their problems with pros/cons articulated clearly.
  • Drive internal proof of concept initiatives. When needed, quickly design and implement a prototype of a system or component with a proper architecture, and then hand over to (may lead) a small group of devs to finish.
  • Provide mentorship and help team growth especially on technical side.

 

Qualifications


Experienced technology leader with a minimum of 15+ years of software development experience including 5+ years of application or platform architecture experience with deep technology expertise in the following:

 

  • Architecture design and development of large scale platforms and application with simple solutions.
  • Deep knowledge and hands on experience on big data and cloud computing technologies.
  • Extensive hands on design/coding experience/skills using languages like Java, or C#/C++/C#, python, go, ERLANG, R, etc. Strong on elegant coding, can write very solid prototypes or core components quickly.
  • Strong service architecture and development experience with high performance and scalability
  • Technical background in data with deep understanding of issues in multiple areas such as data acquisition and processing, data management, distributed processing, and high availability is required.
  • Experience in statistics, data mining, machine learning and operational excellence of production systems is a plus.
  • Strong at technical goal setting for a project with actionable success metrics. Good knowledge and experience on measuring a service from user experience angle.
  • Strong on driving for results and self-motivated, strong learning mindset, with good understanding of related advanced/new technology. Keep up with the technology development in the related areas in the industry, which could be leveraged to enhance current architectures and build durable new ones.
  • Outstanding verbal, written, presentation, facilitation, and interaction skills, including ability to effectively communicate architectural issues and concepts to multiple organization levels and executive management.

The 20 000 employees of Worldline are all different but share the same values. You can see it in the way we behave. We are curious and humble – we are learning every day, we keep things simple and everyone engaged. In our fast-moving industry, we are adaptable and life-long learners. Everyone demonstrates the same dedication to quality and efficiency. We have an entrepreneurial spirit and sense of service. Above all, we never turn our back on a challenge. These values nurture a dynamic and innovative team where everyone can develop and grow.


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