Head of Digital Architecture

Last update: 22.09. 2021 13:58

Job Type: Full-time,

Sector: Development & Engineering, Infrastructure, Data Science & Analytics, IT Project & Management,

Hiring: Men and Women

French international banking group with a branch on the Czech market is looking for HEAD OF DIGITAL ARCHITECTURE. We welcome a creative and open-minded candidate who has a passion for solution architecture. If you do not afraid to challenge, we were happy to have you on board.

As a leader of Digital Solutions team, you will be responsible for the solution architecture team delivering projects for Czech and Slovak markets. 


The role responsibility will be about 30% line management and 70% actual solution architecture consultancy on dedicated topics. The solution architect in our organization is the key responsible IT expert preparing and driving design of IT deliverables on projects and small changes.

Line responsibilities (30%)

  • direct responsibility for solution architecture team (around 5 FTEs)
  • ensure the proper allocation of resources: skills, budget, reporting, and identification of dependencies between different projects
  • responsibility for team coaching and professional development
  • take own responsibility of dedicated part of bank architecture domain – digital factory (define strategy vision & guide the projects touching this domain in desired direction, provide ad hoc expert consultancy)
  • responsibility for setting up and further developing solution architecture processes, standards & patterns in our organization

Change management lifecycle involvement (70%)

  • define consistent solution architectures for given requirements and context throughout all architecture layers (data, application & technology)
  • definition of solution architecture deliverables (sequence diagrams, data models, functional, technical specifications,…)
  • Involved during the whole project process (pre-study, IT analysis, build, deployment, test)
  • prepare inputs and coordinate effort estimation from vendors
  • consultation services during development and testing lifecycle
  • technical vendor management
  • ad hoc technical support


  • 5+ years of experience in software development 

(out of these minimally 3 years as a Solution Architect)

  • knowledge of Java
  • strong design and analytical skills: UML, Architecture Patterns
  • leading a team experience
  • strong communication and presentation skills
  • ability to effectively interface with staff at all levels & work under pressure
  • able to carry out tasks independently
  • fluent English

Advantages If you have experience in/with:

  • Banking / Financial services industry
  • Enterprise Architect 
  • agile development & DevOps principles
  • infrastructure designs


  • an interesting perspective job with future career development
  • support of your education and personal self-fulfillment
  • relaxed team spirit and many common company events
  • friendly working environment to make you feel good
  • background of the international group
  • 30 days of vacation for your proper relaxation
  • 100 CZK meal vouchers 
  • Contribution to supplementary pension package/life insurance
  • Contribution to leisure time activities – not only job is important in our lives

And many other company benefits that you enjoy

Apply now


Region: Prague,

District: Praha hlavní město

City: Praha


Your recruiter

Adéla Pudil