As a Senior Solution Architect at Zinkworks, you will play a pivotal role in defining and building the portfolio of solutions tailored for the financial services industry. You will be responsible for architecting innovative and scalable solutions that address the complex needs of financial institutions, including banks, investment firms, insurance companies, and clearing banks. Your expertise and strategic vision will drive the development and success of cutting-edge technology solutions in the fast-evolving landscape of clearing and settlement systems.


  • Define Solutions Strategy: Collaborate with stakeholders to translate business requirements into technical solutions aligned with Zinkworks’ strategic vision and the needs of the financial services industry.
  • Architect Complex Systems: Design and model high-level architecture for end-to-end solutions, encompassing core sell-side post-trade processing technology, clearing and settlement systems, and associated back-office operations.
  • Lead Technical Development: Provide technical leadership in the development and implementation of innovative solutions, ensuring adherence to best practices and architectural standards.
  • Evaluate Technology Trends: Stay abreast of industry trends, emerging technologies, and regulatory requirements affecting the financial services sector to incorporate the latest advancements into solution design.
  • Collaborate with Cross-functional Teams: Work closely with product managers, developers, engineers, and business analysts to drive the successful delivery of solutions, fostering a collaborative and cohesive team environment.
  • Conduct Solution Reviews: Perform regular reviews of solution architecture, codebase, and technical documentation to ensure alignment with project objectives and scalability requirements.
  • Mentor Junior Team Members: Coach and mentor junior architects and developers, fostering their growth and development within the organization.


Knowledge and Skills:
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 8-10 years of experience in solution architecture, with a focus on financial services technology solutions.
  • Strong background in designing and building post-trade processing, clearing and settlement systems, and back-office solutions for financial institutions.
  • Expertise in industry-leading platforms such as Murex, Kondor+, Advent Geneva, and Infinity, with a deep understanding of their functionalities and integration capabilities.
  • Experience in Cloud, Microservices and Distributed Applications.
  • Proven track record of successfully architecting and delivering complex and scalable solutions within the financial services domain.
  • Proficiency in cloud technologies, cybersecurity, data management, and regulatory compliance requirements specific to the financial services industry.
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to articulate technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders and lead cross-functional teams towards a common goal.


What We Offer:
  • Competitive salary
  • Health Insurance/Pension Scheme
  • Hybrid work environment
  • Bike To Work Scheme

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About Zinkworks:

Zinkworks is a global leader in innovation, headquartered in Athlone, Ireland, with three offices locations worldwide. We utilise the latest cutting-edge technologies to bring industry-leading expertise to our Telecommunication and Financial services clients. We are adept at developing custom innovations that streamline our clients’ workflows and improve operational efficiency. With a commitment to quality and customer satisfaction, we have earned a reputation as a trusted partner for businesses seeking reliable software services