Architecture Expert

Job ID:  36842
Location:  TORONTO (CAN)


Who we are​:

Murex is a global fintech leader in trading, risk management, and processing solutions for capital markets. Operating from our 19 offices, 2400 Murexians from over 60 different nationalities ensure the development, implementation, and support of our platform which is used by banks, asset managers, corporations, and utilities, across the world. ​

Join Murex and work on the challenges of an industry at the forefront of innovation and thrive in a people-centric environment. 

You’ll be part of one global team where you can learn fast and stay true to yourself. ​


Why join us:

Murex is transforming its client services activities to enable a new client-centric organization:

  • Maximize client instance footprint to fully leverage integration across business processes.

  • Position our integrated platform as the heart of our clients it landscapes.

  • Engage more to help our clients support our integrated platform.

  • Operate better in a global market.

To support this transformation Murex client services relies on solution architects which are organized into regional domains in AMER, EMEA and APAC regions.

Murex is currently recruiting for a solution architect position in Canada that will report to AMER architecture domain. The role and the required skills of the solution architect are detailed below.



What you’ll do​:

Client Facing

Acts as functional design authority for a certain number of client instances during the lifecycle of the Murex platform either in sales, delivery or post-delivery.

  1. Sales Process

  • Definition of solution blueprints during advanced sales process with focus on innovative delivery approaches such as DevOps or SAAS.

  • Provide solution design inputs elements that will help shaping delivery services proposals.

  • Influences the Murex development roadmap based on feedback from the presales.

  1. Delivery process (greenfield, extension, upgrades)

  • Refinement of solution blueprints in early implementation phases.

  • Ensures optimal integration and scalability of the Murex functional & technical components during design, build and deployment.

  • Maximize the quality (maintainability, operability, reduce technical/functional debt, …).

  • Leads complex technology & integration subjects at strategic clients.

  • Defines test or migration strategy with optimal coverage of functional & technical components (with more and more focus on test automation).

  • Influences the Murex development roadmap based on feedback from the delivery.

  1. Post Delivery (Instance Lifecycle)

  • Provides solution impact analysis during the lifecycle of the instance (extension, upgrades).

  • Monitors instance quality based on pre-agreed KPIs.

  • Influences the Murex development roadmap based on feedback from delivery of ongoing initiatives.

Domain Development

As an active member the AMER architecture domain, the architect will also need to contribute to the development of the domain:

  • Share awareness on market and industry trends for the portfolio of instances he is following.

  • On-board architects through building solution expertise on his strength areas or on specificities of its geographic regions.

  • Propose and lead initiatives and innovation around architecture activities.

  • Provide feedback & contributes on existing and new service or product offers (MX position, deployment artefacts, …)


To be successful in this role:

Following skills will allow to be successful on this role, the role leans towards cross-functional expertise but a good mix of functional and technical skills is a plus for the role.

  1. Core Investment Banking/Capital markets functional & technical knowledge

  • Expertise in Murex or other competitors (Calypso, Openlink, etc.)

  • Asset Classes:

    • Core: OTC derivatives: IR, Credit, FX, Fixed Income

    • Specific: Equities or Commodities as a plus

  • Expertise in at least one of the following functional areas (at least 2):

    • Front-Office & Valuation

    • Enterprise Risk Management

    • Operations, Finance & Collateral (incl. Transaction Reporting)

  • Investment Banking/Capital markets ecosystem knowledge (industry standard or local)

    • Trading Venues

    • Trade Messaging

    • Confirmation/Matching platforms

    • Market or Static Data providers

    • Enterprise risk & collateral solutions

    • Accounting system

    • Swift or local settlement infrastructure (Cash or Security)

    • Transaction or Reg reporting (industry or Local)

Other important knowledge

    • Project methodologies: Waterfall, Agile, CI/CD

    • System design & integration patterns tools: UML, Visio

    • Following tech tools as a plus: DevOps (Git, Jenkins) / Cloud (AWS, Azure)

    • Testing automation tools