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Head of Solution Architecture

  • Location:

    Ho Chi Minh City

  • Sector:

    Monroe Insurance & Legal

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Olivia

  • Contact email:

    sa.nguyen@monroeconsulting.vn

  • Job ref:

    BBBH406378_1665743954

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2023-01-12

  • Client:

    Monroe Consulting Group

International award-winning executive recruitment expert Monroe Consulting Group is recruiting on behalf of an international Financial Service company.

Our highly respected client is seeking for a Head of Solution Architect. The job is open for Expat/Vietnamese, the candidate will be based in HCMC.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Leading and developing a team of solution architects, software engineers, and data/AI/ML engineers who is responsible for the implementation and maintenance of various the business systems.
  • Build, maintain and promote a healthy and collaborative relationship with relevant business stakeholders ranging from customer related like Marketing, Sales and Servicing to internal functions like HR, Finance, Strategy and Risk&Compliance.
  • Take initiative to fulfil business change requests and actively provide innovative solutions to internal and external stakeholders from Engineering perspective.
  • Collaborating with Tech delivery, IT Ops, Business Solution and IT Governance teams to ensure solutions are aligned with technology team design roadmap and where possible, advising the teams to do the right thing and removing roadblocks relating technological challenges.
  • Acting on behalf of the CIO, when required, in relevant meetings (Steerco, senior leadership meetings, presentation of important initiatives, etc.)
  • Collaborating with industry solution providers to search for innovative solutions and leading the tech-driven changes to keep PVA ahead of the curve in customer experience, business operations excellence, and workforce of the future.
  • Managing all technology-related changes in a well-established plan that deliver both the company's strategic priorities and target technology roadmap/standards.

Job Requirements:

  • Experience in BFSI as a head of engineering or similar senior leadership position. Having experience in fintech is a plus.
  • Hands-on experience in Cloud computing is a must.
  • Being certified in cloud-platform like Microsoft Azure, AWS or GCP is a strong plus.
  • Strong negotiation, articulation skills and being sharp, independent in providing opinion as an SME.
  • Computer science graduate with an Advance degree or Master degree is preferred.
  • Strong English communication is a must since this role will work closely with relevant global teams.
  • Open to expat (prefer who can speak fluent Vietnamese).