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Shell Technical Architect in Beijing, China


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Technical Architect

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Job Description:

CF Solution Architect is responsible for delivering solution designs to projects. These solutions need to be fit for purpose within the portfolio, have technical integrity, the right TCO (total cost of ownership) through its life cycle and a good fit with the IT technology direction of Shell. The resultant High Level Design have a measurable impact on the effectiveness and profitability of Shell.

Responsibilities include:

  1. The solution architect is responsible for the end to end IT landscape of commercial fleet in China. This includes:
  • Partnering with the business to develop new business capabilities

  • Drive value and efficiency from data

  • Perform application selection

  • Own and drive the API of the landscape

  • Ensure compliance with ongoing evolution of security standards

  • Own the sizing and design of IT infrastructure

  1. Maintain external focus and keep abreast with technology development globally and China. Evaluate and apply market standard solution that will meet Shell requirements.

  2. Provide solution architecture development, consultancy and assurance to projects, making sure applications are well designed and conform to Shell standards and reference/segment architectures. The Solution Architect is accountable to the Project Manager for the architecture of a solution being developed and implemented until the successful deployment of the solution.

This includes:

  • Being the point of call for all architecture aspects of an IT Project.

  • Being able to address and integrate the: Business Process, Data, Application, Technical and Information Security aspects of an IT Solution.

  • Coach detailed designers and business analysts in projects during their design work.

  • Reviewing and accepting the detailed design of an IT solution.

  • Support Segment Architects and reviews through the Architecture Review Board as required.

  1. Take an active role in documenting, improving & maintaining the Reference Models in Systems Architect. Lifting project deliverables to the Conceptual and Logical levels.

  2. Stay in touch with development of standards and standard services in IT at Shell. To ensure the latest service developments are taken into account.

  3. Pro-actively contribute to the development of the Architecture community and be an ambassador for Architecture. Interact with stakeholders on architecture issues and strategic improvements where such expertise is required.

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Shell's story in China dates back more than 100 years. At Shell China we will make sure that your ideas will travel. All of Shell’s core businesses are now represented in China. We need world-class candidates to continue our drive to innovate and answer the world’s energy needs in socially and environmentally responsible ways.


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  • 7 to 10 years in IT with some IT leadership experience

  • Minimum Education or Certification: 4-year Degree related to IT

  • Strong domain knowledge of payment business.

  • Strong domain knowledge of point of sales processes.

  • Architecture experience in high volume transaction processing systems.

  • Strong knowledge and working experience with ISO8583 and/or IFSF standard.

  • Strong knowledge and working experience with PCI DSS.

  • Security knowledge related to Data privacy, HSM, Tokenization, and Cryptography.

  • Leadership with ability to steer and guide local & global vendors

  • Experience with mobile app design (native, HTML5)

  • Integration architecture with experience both cloud and on premise integration.

  • Hands on experience working on RESTful API design

  • Familiar with Microsoft Azure Services

  • Ability to work in multi-vendor and complex landscape environment

  • Senior stakeholder management at local level and global level.

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