Enterprise Architect, VP – Wealth Management IT

May 14, 2024

Enterprise Architect, VP – Wealth Management IT


  • Permanent
  • SG-Singapore
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About BNP Paribas Wealth Management 

BNP Paribas Wealth Management is the private banking activity of BNP Paribas group.

For 150 years, BNP Paribas Wealth Management has been committed to protecting and developing customer’s wealth, with outstanding attention to detail and expertise from precise local knowledge to the global know-how that we access from the Group.

We focus on impact investing to make sure to provide a positive impact on the environment, but also on society.

Our goal is to create a new Wealth Management experience fit for a world where digital interactions have come to enhance human ones. 

BNP Paribas offers an exciting career opportunity in an international, challenging business environment characterized by high pace and diversity with focus on creating valuable relations with our customers. We offer a competitive salary & benefits package and also an excellent work environment where you’re valued as part of our team!


WM Information Services (WMIS) provides IT application development and IT support for eight WM Banks across Europe and Asia. All the Banks are managed by a central IT organization. WMIS operates from Paris, Geneva, Lisbon, Singapore and Chennai. 

BNP Paribas WM is going through a major business/IT transformation project with the main objective to reduce its IT costs and converge processes/organization and IT Systems across WM Banks. While not dedicated to this transformation, you will be involved in it as it impacts most of us within WMIS.

Within WMIS, you will join the Strategy & Architecture team. 


As a member of the IT Architecture team, you will join a team of Enterprise Architects who look after the Information System.

You will be in charge of defining the architecture principles/guidelines and reviewing projects to make sure they adhere with those rules and the target vision of WM Information System. 

You will work closely with Solution Architects that are working on the actual project solutioning, but as well with other transversal teams to make sure our principles are matching the Production capabilities & Cybersecurity topics. You will also work with BNPP Group to review/capture the Group architecture guidelines and the available Group capabilities/platforms.

Main activities: 

Contribute to Enterprise Architecture framework by:

  • Evolving principles/guidelines/standards
  • Maintaining our architecture framework (process, functionalities, data, technical, tooling)
  • Follow-up the architecture process (project solutioning validation process)
  • Creating/maintaining Business blueprints (see below)
  • Defining and maintaining architecture templates
  • Communicating on the standards/framework/process

Maintain a subset of WMIS Business Blueprints (architecture reference documentation on a specific functional domain) by:

  • Documenting the existing high level landscape (current state)
  • Defining gaps and target vision (target state)
  • Communicating and training WMIS on it
  • Updating them when major business projects impact it

Support Solution Architects along the project solutioning process by:

  • Answering to their questions
  • Helping with the design if needed
  • Clarifying the principles/guidelines (WMIS or Group)
  • Providing guidance on transversal topics
  • Liaising with Group architects when needed

Review project proposed architecture by:

  • Ensuring that the design process was qualitative and documentation is comprehensive
  • Reviewing their alignment with our principles/target
  • Identifying gaps and propose/review remediation plan
  • Ensuring the reference documentation is updated all along the changes brought by project (application referential, IT architecture diagrams. non-conformities and remediation plans etc.)

Contribute to the IT asset management practice to ensure mastery over the information system
Participate to studies with the business before a project is launched
Contribute to our IT Strategy and make sure it is aligned with the business strategy

Qualifications – External

Technical and Behavioral Competencies Required

  • Broad technical knowledge and experience across application, development frameworks and technologies
  • Experience of Enterprise Architecture discipline, processes, concepts, and best practices
  • Experience working on a project or in an architecture team covering a large ecosystem of applications (30+)
  • Banking functional/business knowledge and experience, ideally on core banking or portfolio management systems
  • Experience in modeling activities (application maps, software design models, data modeling, infrastructure diagrams, etc.)
  • Experience running Request for Proposal and assessing solutions
  • Strong analysis skills with problem solving attitude
  • Ability to communicate effectively in written documents and oral presentations, explaining concepts clearly to audiences at various levels of technical knowledge
  • Experience on Cloud, integration patterns, high availability patterns, REST API design etc.
  • Effective leadership, planning and organization skills

Technical and Behavioral Competencies Good to have

  • Architecture certification (TOGAF) or Cloud Architect certification (AWS, Azure etc.)
  • Experience in Wealth Management
  • Experience with Java/Spring/Angular, Oracle/PostgreSQL DB
  • Event-driven architecture knowledge/experience
  • SCRUM/Agile experience

Experience and Qualifications Required

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Engineering
  • Total of 10+ years of experience in IT
  • 5+ years of experience in IT either as an Enterprise Architect or Solution Architect
  • 5+ years of experience as a Developer or Tech Lead


As the leading European Union bank, and one of the world’s largest financial institutions with an uninterrupted presence in the region since 1860, BNP Paribas offers a wide range of financial services for corporate, institutional and private investors spanning corporate and institutional banking, wealth management, asset management and insurance. 

We passionately embrace diversity and are committed to fostering an inclusive workplace where all employees are valued and encourage applicants of all backgrounds, including diversity of origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion applicants who may be living with a disability. We have a number of internal employee networks in place to empower our staff to act and challenge the status quo.

•    BNP Paribas PRIDE is highly active in favour of the LGBTQIA+ community
•    BNP Paribas MixCity which fosters better representation of women at all levels of the organization
•    Ability, the mutual aid network for employees with a disability or a disabling or chronic illness
•    BNP Paribas CulturAll which celebrates diverse backgrounds

BNP is committed to financing a carbon-neutral economy by 2050. The Group is a founding member of the Net-Zero Banking Alliance and has set up its own Low Carbon Transition Group to support its clients through their energy transitions.


More information 
BNP Paribas – Diversity & Inclusion Journey 
BNP Paribas – The Bank Of Green Changes 

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BNPP has won Top employer Europe award in a 10th consecutive year

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