Technology Architect - Banking (Lending & Mortgages)

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ABOUT CAPCO

Capco is a global technology and business consultancy, focused on the financial services sector. We are passionate about helping our clients succeed in an ever-changing industry.

We are/have:

  • Experts in banking and payments, capital markets and wealth and asset management
  • Deep knowledge in financial services offering, including e.g. Finance, Risk and Compliance, Financial Crime, Core Banking etc.
  • Committed to growing our business and hiring the best talent to help us get there
  • Focused on maintaining our nimble, agile and entrepreneurial culture

ROLE DESCRIPTION

To support our growth plans in Banking, we are looking for technology architects/consultants who are highly-skilled and experienced in retail/commercial mortgages and lending technology, across design, build, test and implementation. Key responsibilities of the role include:

  • Architect or senior-level experience in designing, developing and building mortgages and lending technology
  • Be a self-motivator, capable of leading a team of Capco and client colleagues
  • Facilitation of the definition of technology business cases, budgets, and resource requirements
  • Experience in lending/mortgages product innovation
  • Developing new technology, or combinations of existing technology, to respond to new market/client demands at pace, inclusive of lab development, product scale-up and go-to-market development/implementation

Here’s what we expect

It is crucial that you share our appetite for new and emerging technologies, particularly in the domains of mortgages, commercial banking and regulatory technology. The ability to help our clients realise the opportunity that their adoption represents in dealing with today’s business challenges is critical to the role. From day one, your key skill will be to perceive new and better ways of doing things to give your clients a daring advantage.

  • Intellectual curiosity and a willingness to learn
  • Good communication skills, and an ability to present complex ideas in simple ways
  • Confidence in your ideas, but modesty about how you conduct yourself
  • A problem-solving attitude, being innovative and having a flexible working style
  • Experience working well with a team, but confidence to take the initiative when necessary

SKILLS & EXPERTISE

Technical skills/expertise:

  • Experience of designing and/or advising on mortgages/lending technology implementations
  • Management experience in a large-scale programme of mortgages/lending technology change
  • Expertise in both proprietary, on-premise lending tools/technologies as well as cloud-native applications and platforms
  • Knowledge of commercial lending regulatory frameworks

Consulting skills/expertise:

  • Significant experience working within Financial Services as an Architect or Senior-level technology consultant
  • Proven stakeholder management skills – Including the ability to engage with both technical and non-technical stakeholders of varying seniority, tailoring messages appropriately and understanding escalation routes
  • Commercial acumen, e.g. ability to shape and land new work into compelling client offerings

WHY JOIN CAPCO?

Because you are curious, because you want to know what is going on inside engaging projects with some of the largest banks in the world and because you want to work on projects that transform the financial services industry.

 We offer:

  • A work culture focused on innovation and creating lasting value for our clients and employees
  • Ongoing learning opportunities to help you acquire new skills or deepen existing expertise
  • A flat, non-hierarchical structure that will enable you to work with senior partners and directly with clients
  • A diverse, inclusive, meritocratic culture

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