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Senior Product Architect Lending

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JOB FUNCTIONS

As a Senior Product Architect, you act as the linking pin between our R&D department and our Customer Success (CS, customer implementations), you collaborate with the teams on product improvements, new features, and architectural platform requirements and bridge the gap between the creative team, marketing, business and the technical teams of the client and Backbase.

From a Customer Success perspective, you are one of the go-to-persons for your product, and the evangelist externally for these solutions. During project implementations, you are coaching the client’s product leadership (e.g. product managers, visionaries, product owners) and guide the core team in making the right choices to maximise project and customer success using our product to drive value for their business and customers. You guide clients to use the Backbase Solution to its full potential, supporting them to critically evaluate ADOPT/ BUILD using our product catalogue.

From an R&D perspective, you ensure market demand is addressed in our product plan and roadmap. This will include informing the product roadmap with the clients’ digital transformation vision.

On a day-to-day basis, you create architectural designs, infrastructure designs, sequence diagrams. Being a linking pin between R&D and CS, you collaborate with the teams on product improvements, new features, and architectural platform requirements and bridge the gap between the creative team, marketing, business, and the technical teams of the client and Backbase.
  • You have 10+ years of experience/ advancement in a Business Architect or Solution definition (or equivalent) role;
  • You have 7+ years of experience in leading enterprise-grade products at software companies;
  • You have 5+ years of experience in banking or fintech;
  • You have 4+ years experience in a client-facing position;
  • You have Bachelor in Information Systems or Software Engineering.
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Patrick Newcombe
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The biggest challenge I overcame with my team was creating an entirely new mobile product from scratch, aligning an entirely new team with people from very different backgrounds and creating a way of working which has the DNA of Backbase in it.
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THE JOB AT BACKBASE

  • You are able to guide and lead colleagues, partners, or customers working with Lending products;
  • You are able to perform demos/workshops to customers;
  • You have stakeholder management:
  • You can partners with programme management of the program/project on the CS side;
    You actively influences C-level on the customer side;
    Actively contributes to the product roadmap for the development teams;
  • Critical Thinking & Analytical Skills:
  • You understand nuanced and/or incomplete information readily and identifies underlying causes and effects;
    You consistently demonstrates the ability to make deep connections between concepts and ideas;
    You are able to influence client vision into realistic chunks of work making the best usage of product and product roadmap;
    You recognize problems and applies workable solutions from a product perspective consistently;
    You provide limited guidance to determine the best course of action for other colleagues (in CS projects or for R&D squads); apply now

    REASONS TO 
    JOIN BACKBASE

    develop yourself

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    a global community

    With 60+ nationalities working side-by-side in 9 offices around the world, Backbase is a place where you can work on projects with people from all over the world.

    pride and fun

    We take pride in our achievements and we love to celebrate them. We host a variety of parties, celebrations, team outings, games nights and office drinks in all our global hubs.

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    trusted by
    leading banks

    We leave when our clients are happy. Not a day earlier. This committed way of working has won over a lot of our clients’ hearts. This isn’t our first rodeo.

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    reach our
    moonshot

    This is the place you need to be… We want to know you and your skills.

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    you run IT

    PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT

    Our code lines translate into developments and features that make banking easier for 100+ million users around the globe. We’re building a product that gives financial institutions digital speed and flexibility, and empowers end-users to fully control their finances on any device, 24/7.

    team challenge

    PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT

    The pressure to keep our platform safe, secure, adaptable and integrated with hundreds of core systems is a big challenge. That’s why we work in small, cross-functional teams to build capabilities fast and meet the needs of our clients globally. We’re building a spaceship in mid-air, so expect to feel comfortable with being uncomfortable at all times. Your reward: a mark on a product used by millions.

    your impact

    Your code influences the way millions of people experience banking every day around the world.

    latest technology

    If we talk frontend – we talk Angular. If we talk backend – it’s Java. Mobile? Kotlin and Swift, of course.

    hands-on learning

    You’ll constantly need to reinvent yourself to stay relevant. If you are hungry to learn and ready to explore different ways – this is the place to be.

    smart heads

    You will get to work with the smartest people in the industry. We constantly challenge each other.

    it must be true

    if they say it

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    Backbase people are much more than their job titles. Just like a family, we bring every part of ourselves to work each day. Meet people who build software that gives financial institutions digital speed and flexibility and empowers millions of end-users every day.

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    Location

    • Amsterdam 73
    • Atlanta 13
    • Bangalore 1
    • Boise 6
    • Bristol 10
    • Buenos Aires 1
    • Cardiff 18
    • Dubai 2
    • Frankfurt 5
    • Hyderabad 2
    • Johannesburg 1
    • Krakow 18
    • London 2
    • Melbourne 3
    • Mexico City 14
    • Princeton 2
    • Providence 1
    • Singapore 10
    • Tokyo 4
    • Toronto 10
    • Utrecht 2
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    BACKBASE IN LONDON

    We established our base in the United Kingdom in 2013, choosing central London’s trendy Clerkenwell area. In a renovated diamond-cutting factory, you’ll find 16 of our sales and customer success colleagues working hard to transform banks into digital natives.

    Our cool, loft-style office is a 15-minute walk from the Thames River, St Paul’s Cathedral and all that Central London offers. Offering great transport links to the London Underground, trains and bike lanes, our office will keep you connected to both the city and its outskirts. 

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    CULTURE

    We are true to the fast-paced lifestyle of London with a lively social scene to match. Cocktail club on the first Friday of the month, giant board games, movie nights in the office with the original Agent 007 (as a graffiti) to keep us company. Ready to jump on board? 

    insurance

    Option to take up private health insurance for you and your family members.

    pension scheme

    Pension scheme with a 4.5% contribution matched by Backbase.

    training budget

    Specific budget for your personal development.

    clothing

    You can wear clothes you feel comfortable in.

    referral

    Referral bonus incentive for bringing the best talent.

    high spec equipment

    We provide all employees with high-spec Macs and tech set up

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    Location

    • Amsterdam 73
    • Atlanta 13
    • Bangalore 1
    • Boise 6
    • Bristol 10
    • Buenos Aires 1
    • Cardiff 18
    • Dubai 2
    • Frankfurt 5
    • Hyderabad 2
    • Johannesburg 1
    • Krakow 18
    • London 2
    • Melbourne 3
    • Mexico City 14
    • Princeton 2
    • Providence 1
    • Singapore 10
    • Tokyo 4
    • Toronto 10
    • Utrecht 2
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    OUR VALUES

    We explore new routes. We don’t shy away from being critical of ourselves, our products and our industry. We are open, direct and always questioning the status quo; to keep on learning and keep ourselves and others on their toes.

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    OUR VALUES

    No matter the challenge, we use our creative minds to find ways to make things happen. We are ambitious to be the best in class in the industry. Raising the bar. Pushing each other’s limits to bring out our best. We are determined & pragmatic. No Fluff. Just Stuff.

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    OUR VALUES

    We solve hard problems and look for new opportunities for growth. We inspire. We mobilize the right talent to succeed in our mission. We persevere where others would give up. We feel proud when our vision comes true.

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    OUR VALUES

    We are a company of builders, designers, makers, and doers, always open to learn and improve, shaping the future of banking together with our customers. We ask for feedback and constantly seek insights that make us better.

    together

    OUR VALUES

    We are strong. We come from all over the world and embrace diversity. We believe in open dialogue among a small team of people who trust one another, who are focused outside themselves. This way we create shared consciousness and shared authorship of ideas that no single person could have arrived at independently.

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    APPLICATION PROCESS

    Your upcoming steps in the hiring journey with us depend on the role that you have applied for, however, this is what you can expect. In the meantime, if you have any questions, please contact us at [email protected].

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    Let’s DeepDive

    The next step in your journey is to meet us in person. Our secret sauce is hiring people with different perspectives. Show us your special powers in a case or a technical test. Again, the process differs per role, your Recruiter will tell you all about it.

    Welcome to the family!

    It’s official – let’s make it happen together! We look forward to shaping the future of banking with you.

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    • Amsterdam 54
    • Atlanta 14
    • Berlin 1
    • Boise 7
    • Bristol 11
    • Cardiff 16
    • Frankfurt 2
    • Guadalajara 3
    • Hyderabad 8
    • Krakow 22
    • Kuala Lumpur 1
    • London 12
    • Melbourne 3
    • Mexico City 14
    • Milan 1
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    • Tokyo 4
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