The Software Architect is a member of the Backbase R&D team, a multidisciplinary team of experienced and highly skilled UX designers, software developers, test engineers, technical writers and support engineers. The team is responsible for the entire software development life cycle of our digital banking product suite.
You will contribute to the quality of our software products, helping to realize successful customer implementations by our Professional Services consultants and Integration Partners. We work in Scrum teams in order to deliver new functionality in every release, closely cooperating with Product Managers and the Professional Services team.
As part of the Products team, you will report to the Platform architect of the tribe, and will support one or more of our Scrum teams to develop new functionality for the Digital Banking Platform. You take ownership for the technical design, working closely with other architects to ensure company-wide alignment, and with developers, testers and other team members to ensure the technical vision is known and used during development activities.
You will be hands on, capable of coaching developers whilst illustrating, organising and ensuring the correct software is delivered in cross capability feature teams.
You drive technology innovation and refactoring initiatives. People turn to you for advice based on your sound experience and deep technical understanding of software development, practices and frameworks.
Backbase builds a modern software solution, ensuring financial institutions can stay ahead of the competition. As such many modern principles have been adopted such as automation in CI & CD pipelines, agile practices with decisions being driven out of team with autonomy rather than top down and rapid delivery of new product features to market.
The underlying technology adopts the best of breed technology available today such as Spring Boot, Spring Cloud and elements of Netflix OSS, coupled with our own in house technology to ensure simplified delivery to a highly regulated banking market.
Our technology drives solutions in a variety of ways for customers, from cloud native, globally scaled deployments to on premise managed application servers, demanding smart thinking and innovative solutions from our people.
As a software architect you will be leading the way in ensuring we can meet all of these complex requirements, whilst ensuring Backbase is aware of and using the latest technology to keep our customers ahead of the competition.
You have a solid background in internet banking solutions, being able to communicate your knowledge clearly and confidently across all levels of an organization. The role involves collaboration with a broad range of specialists, internally and with our customers. Your experience should cover banking, payments and mobile solutions at product development and/or consultancy level).
Other skills should include:
Whether or not you’ve heard of us, you and your friends have probably used some of the products we’ve created. Backbase accelerates the transformation of digital banking. From being a Dutch startup company five years ago, we are now an international market leader. Despite having a leading market position, we haven’t lost our startup mentality and we’re not done innovating just yet. Working in teams with highly talented and skilled professionals from all over the world, we share a drive to make things better, nicer, and more advanced. More than 400 specialists dedicate themselves to what we do best, which is transforming global financial services with inspiring, innovative solutions. At Backbase, we love to create outstanding experiences, not just for our customers and users, but for ourselves, and this is what motivates us to transform our industry by delivering our best work.
Backbase is a fast growing fintech software provider that empowers financial institutions to accelerate their digital transformation and effectively compete in a digital-first world.
We are the creators of the Backbase Omni-Channel Banking Platform, a state-of-the-art digital banking software solution that unifies data and functionality from traditional core systems and new fintech players into a seamless digital customer experience.
We give financials the speed and flexibility to create and manage seamless customer experiences across any device, and deliver measurable business results. We believe that superior digital experiences are essential to stay relevant, and our software enables financials to rapidly grow their digital business.
More than 80 large financials around the world have standardized on the Backbase platform to streamline their digital self-service and online sales operations across all digital touchpoints. Our customer base includes HSBC, ABN AMRO, Lloyds Banking Group, Barclays, CheBanca!, Credit Suisse, Fidelity, Hapoalim, HDFC, Hiscox, ING, KeyBank, Legal & General, NBAD, OTP, PZU, PostFinance, Societe Generale de Banque au Liban and Westpac.
Industry analysts Gartner, Forrester and Ovum recognize Backbase as an industry leader in terms of omni-channel banking platform capabilities, and award the company high marks for its deep focus on customer experience management and unparalleled speed of implementation. Forrester named us a leader in the Forrester Wave for Omni-Channel Banking and Ovum nominates Backbase as the market leading provider of next-generation digital channel banking platforms.
Backbase was founded in 2003, is privately funded, with headquarters in Amsterdam (HQ Global) and Atlanta (HQ Americas) and regional operations in London, Cardiff, Mumbai and Singapore.