The individual should be a BE/MCA with 10-15 years relevant work experience as a System Architect/Analysis on Digital Payment Technologies, preferably in a Bank. Should have strong Project management, Analytical Skills with written and verbal Communication skills to articulate complex technical architectures. The person would provide architecture leadership, conceptualize, engineer new solutions on engagements focusing Digital Payments, Credit Cards, Debit Cards, Corporate Payment Systems, Netbanking, Mobile Banking, Mobile Payment Apps and API Strategies. - Management (e.g. Advising on technologies & tools selection); - Utilizing appropriate architecture frameworks to evaluate and assess architectures; - Setting out the integration strategy for the Project and to be followed by the integration team; - Market Scouting & Identification of innovative technology - Develop vendors for new solutions - Define, implement and manage the development architecture and supporting toolsets required to build and test complex applications in an efficient and rapid manner. - Provide guidance and support to the involved teams (design, test and operations teams) in troubleshooting, diagnosing and fixing technology problems related to the integration platform - Develop strong relationships with technology vendors and help shape emerging Digital Payments, Netbanking, Mobility,API Strategies. - Shape architecture for robust, reliable and high performance applications, considering functional and technical requirements. - Define technical designs and implementation of system integrations / API Gateways; - Architect and understand indepth of SOAP and REST web services, open API and/or SOA concepts; - Impact Analysis for new enhancements raised by Business Analysts to reduce IT risks - Study interfaces and providing consulting inputs for remediation and include changes if any interfaces - Capacity assessment of the hardware required on account of the enhancement - Do cost assessment, make TCOs, raise funding notes for management approvals. - Review SIT results - UAT setup controls.