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Solutions Architect


  • Conferma Pay is a global payment technology company who combine innovation and expertise to push the boundaries of what can be achieved in the world of virtual payments. We were created in 2005 and were more recently acquired by Sabre, with additional investment from Mastercard. Over the past decade, the Conferma ecosystem has grown, enabling us to become the world’s largest payments platform for virtual cards. We’ve engineered connectivity to over 50 of the world’s best commercial card partners, over 700 travel management companies and over 150 travel technology partners. Every day, our team members work together to make it easier for travellers to connect with people and places. Our teams include passionate people dedicated to providing an environment that encourages partnership, a place where you feel like you belong, and where you are empowered to succeed. We look forward to having you join our journey – and seeing how far we can go, together!


    Job Title:     Solutions Architect         

    Department: Architecture

    Reports to:  Chief Technology Officer

About the Role

As a Solutions Architect, your focus will be to drive continual improvement across the Conferma Pay platform. You will form part of the technology governance team, acting as the technical design authority for all development initiatives, ensuring alignment of integration patterns and best practice for the company. You will be the subject matter expert for the Conferma Pay payments platform, defining end-to-end solutions or business offerings to meet product and customer requirements.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Ensure we are technically fit for purpose.
  • Create architecture design artifacts that follow engineering and quality processes, standards, and principles, defining solutions that balance product requirements with information and security requirements.
  • Carry out requirement analysis, determine pre-project feasibility and costing, as well as provide consultancy to product and business development teams.
  • Working with Product Management to translate business requirements into architectural and system requirements.
  • Act as project technical lead and subject matter expert, overseeing all phases of development ensuring design requirements are accurately met.
  • Interact with the customers as the subject matter expert and communicate technical topics to those without a technical background.
  • Proactively assess and undertake research and development activities, liaising with technology vendors and partners as required.
  • Identify and recommend improvements to existing services and architectures, influencing key stakeholders where appropriate.

Skills & Experience

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Ability to multi-task with strong organizational or project management skills
  • Understands a sense of urgency and must be able to prioritize in a fast-paced environment.
  • Demonstrates innovation; you must exhibit a strong work ethic, lead by example, and bring new ideas to the table.
  • Strong problem-solver with a solutions-oriented mindset; you must be able to think outside the box when challenging technical issues arise.
  • Familiarity with creating and reviewing technical documentation.
  • Strong application development background with exposure to Microsoft .Net technologies, C# or VB
  • Experience with API-Centric architecture, microservices & data integration techniques
  • Experience in web application development: HTML/CSS, JS & common frameworks
  • Experience with SQL & relational databases (queries, basic data extraction and processing, etc.)
  • Identity & Access Management principals & data protection requirements.
  • Experience with the use and secure management of cryptography.
  • Experience of integrating solutions across on-premises and cloud in a hybrid environment.
  • Knowledge of design, analysis, and modelling techniques, ideally within a formalised framework (TOGAF, ArchiMate etc.).
  • Experience working within a PCI-DSS accredited environment.
  • Knowledge of standards and frameworks, both IT and Cyber Security (NIST, SANS, OWASP, ISO 27001, etc.)
  • Experience with Azure DevOps

Pay & Perks

  • Additional bonus opportunity;
  • 37.5 hours per week;
  • Flexible and hybrid working;
  • 33 days holiday inclusive of all statutory bank holidays;
  • Additional days leave on or around your birthday;
  • The ability to purchase up to 10 days additional holiday per year;
  • Time off for life events, such as moving house or getting married;
  • Salary sacrifice pension with a 3% employer contribution;
  • Enhanced company sick pay after 12 months;
  • Single cover in our private medical scheme;
  • enhanced paid ‘parents leave’ available for the birth of each of your children;
  • Free refreshments and free on-site parking;
  • Access to a range of fantastic additional rewards (such as Cycle 2Work, Gym membership, Tech Scheme and discounted shopping) via Conferma Rewards;
  • A confidential Employee Assistance Program (EAP) available to all, 24/7;
  • Introduce a Friend Scheme with £1,000 reward for a successful recommendation;
  • An opportunity to make a real difference in a fast-growing company;
  • Regular team lunches and company-wide social events;
  • A chance to work with the latest technology and develop your skills;
  • Working within a supportive and friendly team environment.

Diversity Statement

We are committed to ensuring equal opportunity for all. We intend that no job applicant or employee shall receive less favourable treatment, nor be disadvantaged by any other conditions or requirements, which are irrelevant.