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Sr Lead, Arch Solutions

Northern Trust
Pune, India
Closing date
Aug 9, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
About Northern Trust:

Northern Trust, a Fortune 500 company, is a globally recognized, award-winning financial institution that has been in continuous operation since 1889.

Northern Trust is proud to provide innovative financial services and guidance to the world's most successful individuals, families, and institutions by remaining true to our enduring principles of service, expertise, and integrity. With more than 130 years of financial experience and over 22,000 partners, we serve the world's most sophisticated clients using leading technology and exceptional service.

Major Duties:

Participate in initial project kick-off meetings with Business and frame the solution context having understood the Business intent and purpose.

Work with Business and Enterprise Architect to ensure that the solution meets the strategic direction and intent of the Enterprise. Use such feedback and guidance to take the preliminary solution design for Design Authority review.

Participate in Architecture Continuous exploration sessions to generate Features to implement the framework. Generate and enhance context diagrams to guide the technical architecture and design. Facilitate, moderate and participate in Domain Driven Design sessions.

Work closely with the cash development teams to provide a cohesive and consistent approach to integrate all of the financial systems within the cash domain. Ensure that solutions are robust and remain up to date and utilize proven technology that is sustainable and does not become outdated.

Consult with technology and business stakeholders to evaluate and recommend techniques, practices, or technologies to ensure efficient, flexible and resilient application architectures.

Participate in evaluating, selecting, and applying solutions to meet business and technology capability needs.

Provide input into strategic planning and long-range direction for applications solutions for our cash systems.

Provide guidance, direction, and mentoring to in support of implementing solutions around the bank's cash processing requirements.

Participate in technology solution evaluation and design including proof-of-concept work and cost/effort estimation.

Work with cash business stakeholders to understand and evaluate functional and non-functional requirements as input to application architecture solution decisions and direction.

Work with technical architects and leads to formulate PoC to evaluate technologies and architectural and design patterns.

Work with Product Owners and Technical leads to ensure that NFRs, permit to build and permit to operate checklists are accounted for all features and releases.

Develop and maintain knowledge & expertise of Cash domain business patterns to inform application architecture decisions and direction.

Participate in governing, developing, and implementing application architecture standards and principles used by developers to deliver efficient, resilient, and secure technical solutions.


A college or university degree in Computer Science and/or related discipline is required including a minimum of ten years of work experience in information system development and solution/technical architecture. The ideal candidate will have relevant experience in the Financial Services industry.

Relevant Financial Service Experience
  • Payment System Experience and familiarity with payment processing Lifecyle and workflows.
  • Experience with Fund Administration, Custody Accounting, Liquidity Management, Cash Sweeps would be highly desirable.
  • Experience with payment direct clearing schemes
  • Experience with financial application integration, transformation, mapping
  • Familiarity/Exposure with Swift messaging, Fedwire is desirable.
  • Familiarity with ISO 20022
  • Experience with Bank Sweep products like Polaris and Liquidity management products.
  • Experience or familiarity with Demand Deposit Account applications such as Oracle Flexcube or Temenos
Relevant Technical Experience:
  • Familiarity with payment processing lifecycle and workflows.
  • Familiarity with Architecture frameworks and techniques like TOGAF, UML and C4.
  • Recent technical experience in any of the OO programming language is a must. The candidate should be able to interpret the Java code and Spring framework and suggest design patterns as appropriate to solutions.
  • Articulate and frame solutions using Visio or other industry standards tools like Sparx, Rational, MIRO.
  • Understanding and familiarity with event-driven concepts and frameworks.
  • Understanding and familiarity with Cloud and Micro-service based solution patterns.
  • Software development lifecycle methodologies including Agile and Scrum
  • Relational and no-SQL Database experience
Working with Us:

As a Northern Trust partner, greater achievements await. You will be part of a flexible and collaborative work culture in an organization where financial strength and stability is an asset that emboldens us to explore new ideas.

Movement within the organization is encouraged, senior leaders are accessible, and you can take pride in working for a company committed to assisting the communities we serve! Join a workplace with a greater purpose.

We'd love to learn more about how your interests and experience could be a fit with one of the world's most admired and sustainable companies! Build your career with us and apply today. #MadeForGreater

Reasonable accommodation

Northern Trust is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please email our HR Service Center at .

We hope you're excited about the role and the opportunity to work with us. We value an inclusive workplace and understand flexibility means different things to different people.

Apply today and talk to us about your flexible working requirements and together we can achieve greater.

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