Application Architect (A major bank)

Location: Hong Kong
Job Type: Contract
Industry: Technology
Reference: 34659_1700468959
Job Published: November 20, 2023

Our client which is a major bank in HK is looking for Application Architect to support the expansions in a regional basis.


  • Define application architecture standards, maintain application design guideline, and provide development toolkits by following the application architecture strategies, principles and roadmap.
  • Define and update application architecture requirements for application solutions evaluation and development.
  • Ensure the application solutions to be acquired, integrated or developed following the application architecture standards with guidelines and meeting the architecture requirements through evaluation process and QA review process.
  • Participate Application Architecture Office to promote and enable architecture-base development.
  • Support systems analysts and developers in application system implementation in application architecture aspects.
  • Maintain, harvest, and promote registered building block and development toolkits to facilitate systems analysts and developers in architecture-based development.
  • Explore new technology and perform proof of concept to enhance design guideline, registered building block and development toolkits.


  • University graduate in Computer Science or equivalent;
  • Preferable over 7 years' experience in system development covering the following:
    • Minimum 1 year's experience in application architect;
    • Strong API and micro-service architecture experience both on cloud and on-premise
    • Supporting agile delivery teams and promoting the re-use of existing services
    • Experience in architecting API partnership and ecosystem
    • Experience in banking industry in particular working for regional banks is preferrable
    • Regional experience on architecture or application development
    • Aligning API design approaches across multiple stakeholders
    • Solving integration problems with legacy systems
    • Ability to take initiative to explore new technology
    • Lead a small team of application architects and solution architects
    • Less experience will be considered as solution architect
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills including teamwork, facilitation and negotiation.