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GRC Solution Architect (12-month)


Date: Jan 20, 2019

Location: Hong Kong, HK

Company: AIA Careers

Job Summary

Accountable for development and governance of the solution architecture for the digital GRC (Governance, Risk and Compliance) solution. Ensure the solution is aligned with overall Enterprise Architecture, taking responsibility for the design, development, and delivery of innovative solutions, minimizing any risks associated with the delivery of IT solutions



  • Perform overall solution design by analyzing requirements, producing the solution architecture that captures all the requirements from project teams and stakeholders while ensuring alignment with Group architecture standards
  • Define and present the solution options for projects, prepare recommendations to business users that are aligned with AIA business needs and overall growth strategies.
  • Ensure consistency of the Application Architecture with the Information and Technical and Security architecture frameworks.
  • Identify technology and delivery risks associated with proposed solutions to ensure that necessary measures are taken to mitigate these risks.
  • Work closely with technical leads and ensure solution will be delivered as designed.
  • Work closely with the Group Enterprise Architecture team and ensure solutions are aligned with the group enterprise architecture standards.
  • Work closely with infrastructure teams to ensure the required infrastructure is put in place to support the solution.
  • Review the solution designs submitted by the vendor and ensure they are aligned with regulations (that may be country-specific), compliance and group’s IT security standards
  • Review the Application Architecture approach on Business Cases, Technology Building Permits and Application Exception Requests
  • Perform other responsibilities and duties periodically assigned by reporting manager to meet operational and / or other requirements.
  • Independent and able to handle multiple tasks and deadlines.



  • Undergraduate degree in IT or related function mandatory
  • At least 10+ years IT experience mandatory, experience in insurance or financial services is a plus
  • Experience in Governance, Risk or Compliance related technology projects is a plus
  • Significant demonstrable experience working in an IT Technical Architecture function in a multi-national company or leading management consultancy mandatory
  • Strong relationship management and influencing skills at a senior level
  • A deep understanding and experience delivering modern IT solutions
  • Broad experience with various technologies and application design and architecture, such as Mainframe, AS/400, SAP BusinessObjects, SQL Server, Java, .NET, VB, iOS and Android
  • Familiarity of at least 2 of the following LOMA, ACORD, ARIS modeling, Zachman and especially TOGAF is preferable
  • Innovative and creative self-starter, highly motivated, business savvy
  • Independent and able to handle multiple tasks and deadlines
  • Sound understanding of Project Management methodology and SDLC
  • Fluent English mandatory, Cantonese and Putonghua preferable
  • Experience of working in different Asia countries preferable
  • Occasional travel required

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