Solutions Architect - Capital Markets

Chainlink

Chainlink

IT
Remote · London, UK
Posted on Tuesday, October 10, 2023
About Us
Chainlink Labs is the primary contributing developer of Chainlink, the decentralized computing platform powering the verifiable web. Chainlink is the industry-standard platform for providing access to real-world data, offchain computation, and secure cross-chain interoperability across any blockchain. Chainlink Labs helps power verifiable applications for banking, DeFi, global trade, and gaming by collaborating with some of the world’s largest financial institutions, notably Swift, DTCC, and ANZ. Chainlink Labs also works with top Web3 teams, including Aave, Compound, GMX, Maker, and Synthetix. Chainlink Labs was ranked in Newsweek’s 100 Most Loved Workplaces 2023 in both the United States and United Kingdom.
About the Role
The Solution Architect - Capital Markets at Chainlink Labs is a strategic role responsible for driving the adoption of Chainlink products within the capital markets industry. This role entails collaborating with Sales and Marketing teams to promote Chainlink technology, working closely with major institutions to gather requirements and deliver innovative solutions, and contributing significantly to the development of the Chainlink capital markets product strategy. The Solution Architect will leverage their deep expertise in the Chainlink product suite and their technical pre/post-sales experience to establish relationships with key stakeholders, successfully deliver client projects/proofs of concept, and position Chainlink as the preferred choice for decentralized oracle solutions in the finance sector.

Objectives of this Role

  • Drive the successful adoption of Chainlink products in the capital markets industry by establishing strong relationships with key stakeholders, including major financial institutions, and providing technical expertise and guidance throughout the sales and implementation process
  • Lead and actively participate in gathering requirements, scoping projects, and designing innovative solutions that leverage Chainlink products to address specific use cases and challenges within the capital markets industry
  • Make a significant contribution to the successful delivery of at least three client projects/proofs of concept (POCs)
  • Contribute significantly to the development of the Chainlink capital markets product strategy by providing valuable insights, market feedback, and technical expertise, thereby influencing the direction and roadmap of the product suite
  • Collaborate closely with internal technical teams, including developers and engineers, to provide feedback and guidance on product enhancements, bug fixes, and new feature development, ensuring that the capital markets requirements are effectively addressed
  • Develop and maintain a comprehensive understanding of the capital markets industry, including market trends, challenges, and emerging technologies, to effectively position and promote Chainlink products

Qualifications

  • Technical pre/post-sales technology experience, working with major institutions in the capital markets and/or broader financial industry
  • Strong knowledge of blockchain technology and associated areas such as DeFi, tokenization/digital assets, and digital identity
  • Hands-on experience with middleware, integration architecture patterns, web services technologies, and APIs
  • Proven experience in building and delivering Proofs of Concept (PoCs) and responding to functional and technical elements of proposals independently
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in front of all audiences

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in any of the following programming languages: Solidity, Golang, Rust, JS, Java, Python, C/C++
  • Familiarity with networking protocols, private IP environments, cloud infrastructure, and the implementation of SSL/TLS security measures
  • Knowledge of capital markets concepts, financial instruments, and trading processes
  • Experience with private/permissioned blockchain technologies such as Hyperledger Fabric and R3 Corda
  • Familiarity with trading platforms, order management systems, payment systems, and related protocols (e.g., FIX, Swift)
  • Understanding of financial regulations and compliance standards (e.g., MiFID II, Dodd-Frank)
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