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Head of Architecture Chapter

  • Type Permanent
  • Salary bonus
  • Location Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Sectors Banking IT

We are currently recruiting for one of our clients, a leading bank in the gulf, for the following :

Title - Head of Solution Architecture Chapter

Location - AbuDhabi, UAE

Sector - Banking

The Head of Solution Architecture Chapter is responsible for leading the chapter to enable transition towards agile development methodology from a software architecture perspective. Key accountabilities for the role :

Drives the overall solution architecture as a coach and facilitates complex product development discussions, leading to collective decision making, goal setting and conflict resolution.

Manages the daily business of the respective delivery team

Manages impediments

Responsible for implementation and maintenance of appropriate vehicles of communication, e.g. tracker boards, JIRA

As a line manage for all solution architects working in Agile and platform teams

Building enforcing and implementing common structures and guidelines

Providing technical guidance and leadership

significant hands on engineering/development experience to drive software delivery excellence

Align resources with product owners and tribe leads

Specialist Skills/Technical Knowledge Required for this role :

5+ years experience in solution architecture role with track record of delivering projects and enabling teams

understanding of software development and project management

Entrepreneurial self starter who is also a team player

knowledge of Agile techniques such as user stories, test driven development, integration, pair programming, testing automation, agile games, simulations.

Proficient in drawing storyboards, wireframes, creating product backlogs, writing user stories and developing criteria

Excellent communication and coaching skills

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field with equivalent years of professional experience

3+ years of experience managing or leading development teams

3+ years driving delivery in an Agile environment

Strong verbal and written communication skills

More than 10 years experience as IT expert in software development

Previous Experience :

Leader in software engineering development and associated methodologies

Experience in processes and technology standards

Exceptional attention to detail and strong focus on quality

Excellent communication, written and presentation skills

Experience in IT security tools

If this opportunity is of an interest, please reach out to Ayush Bhatnagar at Huxley Associates, Dubai.

Sthree UAE is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.