Solutions Architect

Do you want to be part of creating one common state-of-the-art payments platform in the Nordic countries? P27 Nordic Payments is looking for a Solutions Architect. This is your chance to make an important contribution to P27 Nordic Payments reaching its vision to build the world’s first real-time, cross-border payments system in multiple currencies.

About this opportunity

You will be part of P27 Nordic Payment’s IT organisation, which is responsible for the Security, Operations, Service Management, Application Development and Management, and Enterprise Architecture of the services offered by P27. The IT organisation is also expected to grow in the coming years. You will be located in Stockholm and report to the Head of IT.

P27 Nordic Payments is currently building new Nordic payment rails that will enable financial institutions to offer batch as well as instant payments to their customers across to Nordics. And on top of the new payment rails, we are planning a new bill payment service that will enable modernisation and streamlining of the way we pay bills, e-invoices, and e-commerce transactions in the future.

About the role

As a Solutions Architect within payments, you will contribute as a domain expert to our programmes and projects, delivering industry-wide payment infrastructure development. You will also be involved in high-profile innovation activities in collaboration with many stakeholders both internally and externally on both the vendor and customer side of the company.

As a payments expert, you will be involved in the largest transformation projects in payments in the Nordics, and you will work with professional vendors as well as with dedicated and motivated customers to realize the ambitions of P27 Nordic Payments.

Tasks and activities include but are not limited to:

  • Create and manage large and complex solutions in the payments domain
  • Attend client meetings and participate in industry working groups
  • Act as domain expert for very large programmes and transformations
  • Use best-practices and recognized frameworks to design and manage IT solutions
  • Ensure high quality of solution design and deliverables, including following industry standards

Your experience and background

We are looking for a Solutions Architect with deep knowledge of:

  • SEPA and SRTP Rulebooks and implementation guidelines
  • Legacy services such as Betalingsservice, Autogiro, AvtaleGiro, and e-faktura services
  • Batch and Instant payment service architecture as well as API and micro-service patterns
  • AML, Fraud Prevention, and Financial Crime Prevention technology
  • ISO 20022, XML, JSON

Preferably, you have an advanced technical and educational and background, with 10+ years of experience in the finance industry. It is a clear advantage if you have been working in a bank, a bank data centre, or one of the incumbent payment clearinghouses.

About you

You will be part of a newly established team of ambitious, experienced, and helpful people. As a person, we expect you to identify with the following qualifications and competencies:

  • Genuine team player, with a “can-do” attitude
  • Problem solver prepared to take initiative
  • Results-oriented personality, proactive, and engaged
  • Easy communicator of complex contexts
  • Strong analytic mindset

With colleagues in teams distributed in Denmark, Sweden, and Finland you must master English on a high level both in writing and orally, as well as a Nordic language.

The values that guide us in P27 Nordic Payments are: Together – Excellence – Trust – Courage. We assume that you share these values with us.

Next steps

Please apply via LinkedIn by attaching your CV and a cover letter as one document. The application deadline is 6 April 2021.

Interviews can be initiated before the application deadline if the right candidate applies, so please send your application as soon as possible.

We reserve the right to reply only to selected applications. Background checks are an integrated part of our recruitment process.

For additional information about the position, please contact:

About P27 Nordic Payments

P27 Nordic Payments Platform AB is a company owned by six of the largest banks in the Nordics, Danske Bank, Handelsbanken, Nordea, OP Financial Group, SEB, and Swedbank. The aim is to create one common state-of-the-art payment platform in the Nordic countries. The launch of P27 services is subject to a merger filing and clearing licence approval. The name P27 derives from the number of citizens in the Nordic countries, 27 million individuals. Read more about us at and follow us on LinkedIn at P27 Nordic Payments.