Chief Architect

Dorsum is an award-winning, innovative investment software provider. Since our foundation in 1996 innovation has been always the main engine of the company which helped us to become a leading software provider in the Central and Eastern European (CEE) region. Over the last 20+ years the company has grown from a few employees into an organization with a staff of more than 250 including an experienced project team for delivering integrated investments IT solutions.

What you will do:

We are looking for a highly skilled Chief Architect to our Development team based in Budapest. You will be responsible to lead a small team of Senior Architects and directly report to the CTO.

In this job you will:

Regarding the knowledge of Dorsum products and technologies:

  • Maintain in-depth knowledge of Dorsum’s technologies and architectures.
  • Design and oversee implementation of end-to-end integrated systems.
  • Identify architectural risks and propose alternatives and solutions.

Regarding communication:

  • Direct communication with the client’s architects and IT staff to resolve architectural issues and represent Dorsum’s IT and business strategy.
  • Communicate architectural decisions, plans, goals and strategies. Gain organizational commitment to Dorsum level architecture and infrastructure initiatives.
  • Provide architectural direction to the architect team, product development teams, and project teams. Provide architectural consulting to programs, projects, and initiatives.
  • Cultivate relationships with business stakeholders. Maintain in-depth knowledge of strategic business plans.
  • Develop architectural metrics and reports for the CTO and management.

Regarding architectural vision:

  • Maintain in-depth knowledge of IT industry best practices, technologies, architectures and emerging technologies.
  • Develop and maintain an architectural roadmap for Dorsum. Initiate and deliver technology evaluations and recommendations.
  • Deliver architectural initiatives that drive revenue and improve efficiency in line with business strategy.

Regarding technological governance:

  • Act as the focal point for enterprise architecture and IT standards. 
  • Lead architect forums for strategic products.
  • Develop, communicate and deploy technological governance processes.
  • Develop and communicate technology standards and policies.

Who you are:

  • University/college master’s degree in IT
  • You have relevant working experience (at least 10 years) in IT projects
  • You have been working as an Architect for at least 3 years
  • Professional English and Hungarian
  • Willing to travel in the CEE region 

Desired skills

  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills
  • Superior presentation and diagram creation ability
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

Why Dorsum:

Dorsum is dedicated to shape the future of financial services through its own developed banking software, but behind the scenes we are thought leaders, tech geeks, entrepreneurs and ex-bankers focus on individual strengths to create the best teams. We celebrate the creativity that fuels our innovations. We are dreamers and we are doers.

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