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IT Enterprise Architect

Aug 2, 2022


About GFT 


Are you passionate about innovation & cutting-edge technology? GFT is a pioneer in digital transformation. We develop sustainable solutions across new technologies, such as cloud engineering, artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things, for Industry 4.0 and blockchain.


A modern company with a passion for technology we provide world-class consulting and implementation services to our clients across banking, insurance and manufacturing industries. GFT is driving the digital transformation of the world’s leading financial institutions by leveraging in-depth technological expertise, strong partnerships and scalable IT solutions.


Role Summary


An exciting role for an experienced Enterprise Architect with banking & insurance experience. GFT Switzerland are looking for someone who can bring a consultative approach to the role, providing our clients with guidance in the defining and management of their Enterprise IT Architecture. Leverage innovative modern technology and an agile collaborative approach to deliver and maintain best-in-class IT solutions for some of the world's leading financial services firms.


Role Responsibilities:


  • Responsible for the management of the IT architecture for customers within the Insurance, Government and Banking industries.
  • Design of the GFT application landscape and optimisation of existing systems.
  • Advise on risk management, cost-benefit analyses, technology related priorities and systems impacts of proposed changes.
  • Ensure that proposed IT architecture meets the client's’ needs and is aligned to their strategic goals.
  • Support client’s by implementing innovative solutions that leverage GFT’s specialist expertise.
  • Ensuring consistency of across a client's various IT solutions (including in processes, functions and data for example).


Your Skills and Competencies:


  • Degree or similar qualification, ideally in computer science, business IT or a similar subject.
  • 8+ years of experience ideally in a similar role.
  • Experience in insurance and banking
  • Experience in microservices, enterprise integration patterns and distributed systems
  • In-depth knowledge of Java / JEE, Springboot (AWS, Avaloq, finnova and React knowledge is an advantage)
  • Fluency in both German and English is required (written & spoken).
  • EU/ Swiss citizen or valid Swiss work permit.


What we offer you: 


  • Support for professional development including certifications, training programs and e-learning platforms, and access to our internal community of experts. 
  • Flexible and remote working.
  • International environment and opportunity to progress in a global organization with a friendly, collaborative culture.
  • Competitive compensation package.



With over 10,000 colleagues across 15 markets, GFT offers a truly global, inclusive culture. We are an organization that empowers you to not only explore but raise your potential and seek out opportunities that add value. You will work in a supportive environment with a diverse and inclusive team that is always learning and developing whilst working closely with our colleagues across the globe. Most importantly we care about people, cultures and opinions, and show everyone equal respect.


Diversity & Inclusion Statement:


At GFT we are committed to cultivating, fostering and preserving a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion. We want to attract, recruit, develop and retain the most talented employees, regardless of their background.  We are guided by our values in everything that we do and recognize that being a diverse and inclusive employer helps us fulfil our social responsibility to make a difference. 

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