Oracle Banking Platform - Principal Product Architect

  • Competitive
  • Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Cognizant Technology Solutions APAC
  • 29 Sep 16

Oracle Banking Platform - Principal Product Architect

#LI-RA1 Oracle Banking Platform - Principal Product Architect Cognizant (NASDAQ: CTSH) is a leading provider of information technology, consulting, and business process services, dedicated to helping the world's leading companies build stronger businesses. Headquartered in Teaneck, New Jersey (U.S.), Cognizant combines a passion for client satisfaction, technology innovation, deep industry and business process expertise, and a global, collaborative workforce that embodies the future of work. With over 100 development and delivery centers worldwide and approximately 233,000 employees as of March 31, 2016, Cognizant is a member of the NASDAQ-100, the S&P 500, the Forbes Global 2000, and the Fortune 500 and is ranked among the top performing and fastest growing companies in the world.
Our Culture
Your passion, integrity and experience are integral to Cognizant's success. You will be welcomed into a dynamic and expanding global leader in IT and Business consultancy where you will be valued for who you are. We take pride in our partnership with our clients, so your ability to add value and provide exceptional service to our clients are fundamental to your success. In return, you will be empowered with opportunities and support to develop your career and collaborate with people focused on innovation and ideas. Position Summary
You will provide architectural advise and solutions for our clients OBP/Oracle Banking Platform Solution implementation. You will have superior client engagement skills with an ability to truly consult and oversee the delivery of architectural stream for OBP.

  • Provide Architecture consultation (Business + Product + Technology) to multiple Oracle Banking Platform implementation programs
  • Lead solution/application architecture for large Oracle Banking Platform engagements & deliver technically complex solutions
  • Engage clients with OBP solution expertise gained over delivering multiple projects
  • Provide consultancy during product configuration, installation, up-gradation, migration, releases, patches, etc.
  • Defining and developing various services around Oracle Banking Platform and develop local competency required
  • Drive partnerships with Oracle and Other Core Banking product vendors, plan strategy, budget and support P&L of the practice
  • Interface between the product vendors and customers to drive product gap closure
Typical Responsibilities
  • Actively engage with Oracle and other Core Banking Vendors in pursuing opportunities and driving alliance relationships
  • Build multiple product competencies in specific domain/sub-segment by identifying technology and domain skills, creating knowledge assets, grooming and building teams capable of delivering solutions in the respective product space
  • Build product specific solution enablers and offerings for customers based on market requirements
  • Pursue and respond to RFPs and RFIs
  • Participate in business development meetings and client meetings to "sell solutions"
  • Work with account managers and client partners to support lead generation and business development activities
  • Gain deep insights into client issues and potential risks based on subject matter expertise
  • Facilitate functional guidance to the competency team on a need basis
  • Define and develop various services around/for the products and develop the competency required
  • Drive end to end product implementations involving interaction with multiple stakeholders
  • Review identified risks and build mitigation plans for engagements
  • Institutionalize and drive knowledge management processes across the product space

Required Skills and Experience
    • Minimum of 10 years experience with Oracle Products
    • Minimum of 5 years experience leading Large Scale Delivery projects/Implementations
    • Minimum of 5 years experience as an architect
    • Experience with a minimum of 1 Oracle Banking Platform Solution Implementation
    • Excellent consulting, communication and presentation skills.
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