Summit Technical Lead - Remote
One of our clients is a governing fund within the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, directing the performance and effectiveness of the Kingdom’s development funds & banks. Following the Kingdom’s Vision 2030, they were founded in 2017 with around 350 employees. Our client manages a portfolio of the Kingdom’s 10 largest development funds and banks, ranging from agriculture to tourism. Commanding more than US$93 billion in capital, they are providing a suite of financial & banking services across FI, Equities, Money Markets, FX, Derivatives & Alternative Investments.

The Programme

In line with the client’s aim for rapid growth, they are planning a Greenfield Implementation of Fusion Summit and Fusion Risk and have approached Phi as the implementation partner for Fusion Summit. This will be a front-to-back Summit V6.3 installation for around a dozen entities in Saudi Arabia. The aim is to automate the fund’s major operational processing activities and propel it towards achieving the Kingdom’s Vision 2030. Phi is constructing an international team of experts who will have end-to-end responsibility for the project. You will be working closely with all front-to-back users ranging from risk to the accounting departments, to implement all of the relevant Summit modules to support their business.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • As such, Phi is looking for a Summit Technical Lead with 7+ years of experience who will be able to install Summit V6.3, as well as any other third party packages
  • Specifically, this will include the installation of the Database, resolution of compilation issues and configuration of middleware
  • Given the leading role that you will be playing in this upgrade, you will fixing any software issues that arise in both the front end and back end, as well as creating the technical run book
  • In addition, you will be liaising closely with both the Finastra Production centre and the third party infrastructure specialists to report any defects and bugs
  • These tasks will culminate in you leading the go live and post-go live support as the implementation itself is completed

Key Skills

  • The ideal Summit Developer for this role will have proven experience in Summit installations in the context of an end-to-end Greenfield Implementation, and a deep understanding of the Summit API and Summit Datamodel
  • Technically, we are looking for someone who has strong experience in C++, ideally with knowledge of SQL concepts, XML formats and Straight Through Processing. This knowledge will be complemented by the ability to setup and maintain the SDLC through Development, Test, UAT and Production, including software versioning systems
  • As the client is providing a variety of services, a broad knowledge on financial products such as Fixed Income, Money Markets, FX and IRD’s will be highly advantageous
  • Given that you will be the Technical Lead on this project, effective interpersonal communication will be a necessity, as dialogue with the client will be vital in explaining what the applications will require technically in terms of environments, third party software and components

You will have the unique opportunity to remotely work with a team of the world’s leading Summit experts on a Greenfield Implementation of the latest version of Summit. This is an invaluable opportunity for you to see the ongoing evolution of the Kingdom under its Vision 2030 to become a distinguished global brand in development financing and enabling the economic transformation of non-oil GDP.
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