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Edenred Finland Oy.

locations United Kingdom – Swindon United Kingdom – London – Paddington (PPS)

time type Kokopäiväinen

posted on Julkaistu eilen

job requisition id JR010467

Take a step forward and let Edenred surprise you.

Every day, we deliver innovative solutions to improve the life of millions of people, connecting employees, companies, and merchants all around the world.

We know there are hundred ways for you to grow. With us, you will expand your skills in a multicultural, challenging, and dynamic environment.

Dare to join Edenred and get ready to thrive in a global company that will offer you endless opportunities.

Head of Architecture

Edenred PayTech

Hybrid – Swindon or London

Competitive salary + Bonus & Benefits

Reporting to – Chief Technology Officer

We are now hiring a Head of Architecture to come and join our rapidly scaling, dynamic, and rewarding technology team here in Edenred PayTech.

We are looking for a new Head of Architecture to lead Architecture through a period of rapid change, growth , and platform renewal.

You will be c onceiving, refining , and promoting a compelling architecture vision and strategy for PayTech that will meet our ambitious goals, delivering value on our global payments and banking-as-a-service (BaaS) platform, rapidly, securely, and safely.

This means scaling PayTech onto the AWS cloud and defining the migration strategy from a monolithic , on-premise past to a micro- services based cloud-native future . To add to the challenge , this needs to be achieved within the regulatory standards required of a highly regulated modern financial institution .

What you will be doing:

  • Develop a compelling a rchitectural strategy for our platform to enable the business strategy of growth and global scale
  • Secure broad buy-in for the strategy and then support the Product Engineering team to delive r the strategy iteratively
  • Lead the architecture revolution required to adopt microservice s, support ing global scale and continuous deployment of new features
  • L ead a small team of architects making impactful contributions to a portfolio of change projects
  • Define architecture to the require d level for security, scalability, performance and availability
  • Drive quality through adoption of standards and best practice
  • Cultivate close working relationships with Platforms, Operations, E ngineering & Product areas
  • Improve maturity of the Architecture practice , leading a rchitecture & d esign reviews throughout the Development lifecycle.
  • D rive and support innovation , challenge the status quo
  • Support product management , defining and refining solutions architecture to support new product capabilities
  • Empower and enable d evelopment teams to take on design decisions safely and effectively

What we want from you:


Significant commercial experience of:

  • Setting and implementing architectural strategy and roadmaps in complex, high-change settings
  • Microservice-based arch itectures , best practice and migration
  • Enterprise and solutions arch itecture
  • Cloud infrastructure and services , including hybrid environments
  • Supporting engineering teams with Architectural strategy and direction
  • Design practices and modelling, e.g. UML, TOGAF
  • DevOps culture and practices

Experience of the following would be highly beneficial:

  • Banking or payment systems

Behaviour al

  • Strategist – can define and document strategies
  • Influencer – can articulate and challenge ideas to get the best outcome for the business
  • Collaborator – can articulate and gain consensus for new concepts and technology changes
  • Coach & manager – can support and direct architects in day to day and career development
  • Decision maker – can weigh up complex options to reach the right decision
  • Well organized – able to plan own work and track progress against a plan.
  • Strong communicato r – able to articulate complex ideas to technical and non-technical people alike

Why Edenred PayTech?

We are a subsidiary of the Edenred group a Mastercard Principal Member, and an FCA Electronic Money Institution, offering a range of cutting-edge services including Payment Processing, UK and SEPA banking solutions, BIN sponsorship, and eWallet provisions. Edenred PayTech processes billions in payments around the world for many millions of card and account holders who expect dial-tone performance and reliability alongside innovative new payment experiences.

We work with various clients across Challenger Banking (Monese, Tide, Anytime, and more), Corporate Benefits (Fuel cards, restaurant tickets), and Retail and Travel services (Sainsbury’s, TUI, Argos).

As an Edenred employee, you will get the support and structure that you need to enjoy your work and develop your career while doing what you love and making a difference in a fast-paced and innovative business.

What you will get:

25 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays, with an additional 5 days at 5 years’ service, and 1 day a year up to 35 days in total

Hybrid working environment

Income protection

Life insurance (4x salary)

Wellbeing Employee Assistance Program (extended access to family members)

Digital learning platform

Complimentary fruit and other ‘in-office’ snacks & and refreshments

Volunteering programme

Social events

Pension Scheme – employer 6% with minimum employee contribution 3%

Discretionary bonus scheme based on company and personal performance

Holiday trading scheme (buy or sell up to 5 days)

Medical & international travel cover (leisure and action sports)

Season ticket loan

Cycle to Work scheme


Edenred UK and PPS are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We will not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on age, race, colour, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, citizenship, marital status or civil partnership/union status, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by applicable country or local laws.


Edenred PayTech and Payment Solutions maintain a strict preferred supplier list (PSL), which is managed centrally by our Talent Acquisition Lead. The PSL is reviewed on a yearly basis, and we will not accept unsolicited CVs submitted from any supplier outside of the PSL. If an unsolicited CV is subsequently hired, we will not accept liability for any fees incurred. We ask you refrain from contacting our hiring managers directly with profiles, and all requests for engagement are made to our careers email.

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