Chief Application Development

15 - 20 Years

Job Description

Job Role:
Drive successful development of all applications at NPCI to deliver new age payment products/platforms as well as solutions for internal usage, enable change management initiatives leveraging cutting edge latest development platforms and integration of new applications into NPCIs current landscape while maintaining alignment with the common enterprise architecture.

Job Responsibility:

Provide subject matter expertise on Application Development to NPCI leadership on related areas to facilitate the achievement of NPCI business objectives
Direct the process of monitoring the vendor deliverables to ensure they are up to the desired standards and within the agreed timelines and budgets
Take responsibility of providing the technical decisions needed for modifications, changes or improvements to be made to existing IT applications, to ensure continuous leveraging of the services offered by third party
Direct the process that ensures appropriate corporate, industry, national and international service standards adherence to provide best-in class application development services within Indian Payments ecosystem
Lead the development of the High-Level Design (HLD) of the service corresponding to the business requirement, including the system architecture and database design, the relations between modules and functions of the system, the data flow, flow charts and data structures, to implement the system as per the requirements and needs of the organization
Lead the process of obtaining necessary approvals for the service design developed, to ensure full compliance with internal and external requirements, rules, and regulations, if applicable
Direct the running of the system testing, performance testing and compliance testing to validate solution functionalities in an efficient manner
Govern the interactions with different stakeholders during testing activities including the project managers, to encourage optimising cooperation on the requirements and expected outcomes
Encourage continuous research and assessment of opportunities for automation of testing, to support the improvement of technology and innovation within NPCI
Govern the process of interfacing with Technology Run teams around design queries and defect resolutions, to ensure effective communication and implementation of changes, modifications, and improvements
Manage the identification of integration points and interfaces with other applications, systems, data, and support system (solution) integration within existing technology landscape, to ensure full support to Technology Run teams.
Continuously drive capability building in the team through mentoring and trainings to ensure that team skills are upto date with latest changes in the industry
Map teams competencies to role requirements to map right people with right jobs

Salary: INR As per the industry standard

Industry:Banking / Financial Services / Broking

Functional Area:IT Software - Application Programming, Maintenance

Role Category:System Design/Implementation/ERP/CRM

Role:Solution Architect / Enterprise Architect


Desired Candidate Profile

Education & Relevant Experience:

15+ years of work experience in IT and application development domain
3+ years of experience in leading application development/ solutions delivery domain for a large business
Basic understanding of payments industry and associated technology infrastructure and concepts
Familiarity with regulatory requirements and compliance standards for technology applications in the payments industry
Must have extensive knowledge to of application development lifecycle (design, architecture, coding, testing, implementation, updation, enhancements etc.)
Basic understanding of technological infrastructure involved in digital products/ platforms


UG:B.Tech/B.E. - Any Specialization

Company Profile

National Payments Corporation of India

National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) is the newly established company promoted by banks of India with an objective to build robust and state of the art national level retail electronic payment system infrastructure in the country
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Recruiter Name:HRD

Contact Company:National Payments Corporation of India