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Solution Architect (VN - DLT)

Solution Architect (VN - DLT)

Custom Field 1:  Backend Development
Custom Field 3:  Backend Development
Country/Region:  VN
Date:  Apr 8, 2024

Hanoi, VN, 10000 Ho Chi Minh City, VN, 700000

Working place:  Hybrid

What do we do?

As a pioneer for digital transformation GFT develops sustainable solutions across new technologies – from cloud engineering and artificial intelligence to blockchain/DLT. With its deep technological expertise, strong partnerships, and comprehensive market know-how GFT offers advice to the financial and insurance sectors, as well as in the manufacturing industry. Through the intelligent use of IT solutions GFT increases productivity and creates added value for clients. Companies gain easy and safe access to scalable IT-applications and innovative business models.

Who are we? 

Having started in Germany in 1987, GFT Technologies has grown to become a trusted Software Engineering and Consulting specialist for the international financial industry, counting many of the world’s largest and best-known Banks as our clients. We are an organization that empowers you to not only explore but raise your potential and seek out opportunities that add value. At GFT, diversity, equality, and inclusion are at the core of who we are. Ensuring a diverse and inclusive working environment for all communities is one of the main pillars of our diversity strategy, based on our core values and culture. We have been certified for 2022/23 as a ‘Great place to work’ in the APAC region. So, if you want to have the opportunity to work with an outstanding and progressive organization this position could be right for you.


Role Summary

We are looking for DLT Solution Architect, based in anywhere of Vietnam to join the GFT APAC team and help build our rapidly expanding business while striving to create world-class digital banking and blockchain solutions with our clients and partners. This position is based in Hong Kong with international travel likely a requirement. 


As a Solution Architect, you will work with industry-leading technology and business experts in the virtual banking, cloud, blockchain, cryptocurrency, and distributed ledger technology domains, as well as development teams who are well versed in all matters related to agile methodologies and frameworks, technology delivery and the engineering of exceptional software solutions. Daily, you’ll collaborate internationally with colleagues, clients, and partners.



Key Activities

  • Collaborate with technology and functional experts in an Agile project delivery model, understand business requirements, lead (drive, coach and mentor) the development team in technical decisions, and discuss and agree with different customer and partner teams on any open topic
  • Represent GFT at conferences, webinars, and industry events
  • Providing thought leadership
  • Operate and lead-from-the-front in a consultative fashion to drive technical discussions and decisions and help implement technology solutions to production environments
  • Act as SME for new game-changing technical solutions and product offerings
  • Ensure rigid oversight and own the technical solution (design, scope and deliverables) across APAC engagements
  • Continuously work closely with the development teams, clients, and partners to achieve project success
  • Proactively work with the client, understanding business needs, recommending best technologies/tools and designing bespoke solutions based on highest standards


Required Skills

  • 12+ years of experience with 5 years’ experience as an architect with a financial infrastructure (exchanges, payment services), and/or at a bank
  • 3-5 years of hands-on experience in a production environment with one or more of: DLT technologies, public blockchains, consensus mechanisms, smar contract development, large-scale distributed systems, high availability, real-time systems, privacy-preserving, and security frameworks
  • In-depth knowledge of privacy-preserving technologies such as zero-knowledge proofs, secure multi-party computation (MPC), homomorphic encryption, etc.
  • Experience in designing and implementing scalable architectures for DLT platforms, including consensus mechanisms, network protocols, and data storage solutions
  • Knowledge of regulatory frameworks, compliance requirements, and industry standards relevant to DLT and blockchain technology\
  • Demonstrate high levels of proficiency in software development tasks using Java, Spring boot, Kafka, RDBMS, AWS, GCP
  • Good understanding of cloud ecosystem and ability to design cloud-based infrastructure (preferably AWS as most popular in the region)
  • Systems design experience, with the ability to architect or explain complex systems interactions including data flows, common interfaces, APIs and other methods
  • Broad architecture skills, covering application, infrastructure, data and integration
  • Sound understanding and experience of contemporary paradigms, such as Cloud, DevOps and Agile
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt to new technologies and learn quickly
  • Effective project management, communication, and stakeholder management skills with the ability to work well with a cross-functional and geographically dispersed team and customer base
  • Presentation skills with a high degree of comfort speaking with executives and IT Management
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically about business, create technical definition around customer objectives in complex situations, develop solution strategies, motivate & mobilize resources, and deliver results
  • Experience/Knowledge on Enterprise Architecture methodology such as TOGAF is a plus (but not mandatory)
  • Technical degree or equivalent experience required, Computer Science background desired
  • Aptitude to learn quickly, innovate, and challenge the status quo
  • Fluent in English


What we offer you:

You will be working with some of the brightest people in business and technology on challenging and rewarding projects in a team of like-minded individuals. GFT prides itself on its international environment that promotes professional and cultural exchange and encourages further individual development.

As a key member of the GFT APAC team, you’ll be expected to operate proactively and with a high degree of autonomy, as we will rely on your strong judgement to make the right decisions and drive our business to greater heights.

About Us

We show commitment to our investors and stand for solid, long-term growth performance. Founded in Germany in 1987 and in American territory since 2008, GFT expanded globally to over 10,000 experts. And to more than 15 markets to ensure proximity to clients. With new opportunities from Asia to Brazil, the international growth story continues. We are committed to grow tech talents worldwide. Because our team’s strong consulting and development skills across legacy and pioneering technologies, like GreenCoding, underpin success. We maintain a family atmosphere in an inclusive work environment.

Why Choose GFT?

  • Competitive Compensation
  • Benefits package including comprehensive medical, dental, vision and others
  • Company Culture based on our Core Values
  • Professional Development Training with Individual Development Plans to map out your career growth
  • Opportunity to work in a global environment with diverse teams built with colleagues from around the world
  • Opportunity to work with technology industry leaders in the financial services industry
  • Opportunity to work for big name clients in capital markets, banking and other industries

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