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Architect - Global Payments, Credit, Client & Sales

Charlotte, North Carolina

Job Description:

Our Charlotte office has an opportunity as an Architect available for an ambitious individual. The position is based in the GBAM & ERF Technology Architecture team and primarily focused on Global Payments, Credit, Client & Sales domains.

This role will design and drive comprehensive solutions that meet business requirements in support of a given portfolio.  Role requires strong technical and architectural background with in depth knowledge of Global Payments, Credit, Client & Sales. Must be able to participate and lead peer reviews, lead functional / technical delivery and support technical teams through all phases of the software development lifecycle.  This person will also be accountable for solution evaluation and selection, buy vs. build decisions, and early-phase project estimates which contribute to the business case. 

Responsibilities

  • Conduct in-depth architectural assessments of key areas within Global Payments, Credit, Client & Sales technology
  • Provide architectural support to key initiatives through design, scope, test, etc.
  • Help define roadmap and long term strategy by building a collaborative partnership between architecture, product management and development teams
  • Influence peers, managers and build consensus while dealing with ambiguity
  • Help define and maintain design specifications and standards as well as coach others in adopting them
  • Ensure alignment of initiatives against documented strategy; Drive technology strategy across multiple teams ensuring simplification and consolidation where possible
  • Produce conceptual and logical architectures to meet strategic business, financial and technology objectives through documentation of strategy, systems, architectures, process flows and value-chains

Requirements

  • 10+ years in information technology with 4+ years of financial services experience
  • Hands-on development experience
  • Skilled in software / systems architecture
  • Experience dealing with big data and/or cloud computing
  • Excellent written (technical) and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate at all levels of management
  • Ability to work with various groups (business, technology, compliance, legal)
  • Experience with agile software development methodologies and productivity tools
  • Ability to stimulate and participate in creative thinking for out-of-the-box solutions
  • Strong proactive leadership capabilities
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • B.S. or M.S. in computer science or equivalent engineering degree technology

TO BE USED ONLY IN ORGANIZATIONS DELIVERING SOFTWARE SOLUTIONS: Responsible for defining an architectural vision and solution architecture which aligns with the enterprise architecture strategy, technology and platform choices. Describes the solution intent and the associated operating environment, determines the primary systems/subsystems and their interfaces, defining non-functional requirements and architectural runway to support new epics/features. Ensures the solution is fit for purpose and use by working with stakeholders, vendors/service providers, and evaluating the impact of strategic design decisions. Works across business and technology to create the solution intent and architectural vision and evolves it to an emerging backlog. Consults the business to clearly understand the business problems and technology to understand the technology challenges of the solution and finds creative solutions through practical experiments and POCs. Leads rapid shaping of a high level architecture with details filled in with emerging business requirements; ensures architecture is flexible and modular and designed to adapt easily. Utilizes the defined best practices, templates and documentation to create architectural designs; suggests improvements to best practices and templates through practical knowledge. Works with Product Manager/Owner to plan and prioritize technology focused backlog items for the architecture runway to enable business epics/features. Clarifies the architecture for the development teams to support implementation, and provides solution options to resolve any architectural impediments. Performs design and code reviews to ensure all non-functional requirements for a solution are sufficiently met (e.g. security, performance, maintainability, scalability, usability, and reliability). Educates team members on the technology practices, standardization strategies and best practices to create innovative solutions. Individual contributor.

Bank of America...

∙ Strives to bring new thoughts and ideas to teams in order to drive innovation and unique solutions
∙ Excels in working among diverse viewpoints to determine the best path forward
∙ Experience in connecting with a diverse set of clients to understand future business needs – is a continuous learner
∙ Commitment to challenging the status quo and promoting positive change.
∙ Participate in and drive collaborative efforts to advance tools, technology, and ways of working to better serve an evolving client base
∙ Believes in value of diversity so we can reflect, connect and meet the diverse needs of our clients and employees around the world

Job Band:

H5

Shift: 

1st shift (United States of America)

Hours Per Week:

40

Weekly Schedule:

Referral Bonus Amount:

0

Job Description:

Our Charlotte office has an opportunity as an Architect available for an ambitious individual. The position is based in the GBAM & ERF Technology Architecture team and primarily focused on Global Payments, Credit, Client & Sales domains.

This role will design and drive comprehensive solutions that meet business requirements in support of a given portfolio.  Role requires strong technical and architectural background with in depth knowledge of Global Payments, Credit, Client & Sales. Must be able to participate and lead peer reviews, lead functional / technical delivery and support technical teams through all phases of the software development lifecycle.  This person will also be accountable for solution evaluation and selection, buy vs. build decisions, and early-phase project estimates which contribute to the business case. 

Responsibilities

  • Conduct in-depth architectural assessments of key areas within Global Payments, Credit, Client & Sales technology
  • Provide architectural support to key initiatives through design, scope, test, etc.
  • Help define roadmap and long term strategy by building a collaborative partnership between architecture, product management and development teams
  • Influence peers, managers and build consensus while dealing with ambiguity
  • Help define and maintain design specifications and standards as well as coach others in adopting them
  • Ensure alignment of initiatives against documented strategy; Drive technology strategy across multiple teams ensuring simplification and consolidation where possible
  • Produce conceptual and logical architectures to meet strategic business, financial and technology objectives through documentation of strategy, systems, architectures, process flows and value-chains

Requirements

  • 10+ years in information technology with 4+ years of financial services experience
  • Hands-on development experience
  • Skilled in software / systems architecture
  • Experience dealing with big data and/or cloud computing
  • Excellent written (technical) and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate at all levels of management
  • Ability to work with various groups (business, technology, compliance, legal)
  • Experience with agile software development methodologies and productivity tools
  • Ability to stimulate and participate in creative thinking for out-of-the-box solutions
  • Strong proactive leadership capabilities
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • B.S. or M.S. in computer science or equivalent engineering degree technology

TO BE USED ONLY IN ORGANIZATIONS DELIVERING SOFTWARE SOLUTIONS: Responsible for defining an architectural vision and solution architecture which aligns with the enterprise architecture strategy, technology and platform choices. Describes the solution intent and the associated operating environment, determines the primary systems/subsystems and their interfaces, defining non-functional requirements and architectural runway to support new epics/features. Ensures the solution is fit for purpose and use by working with stakeholders, vendors/service providers, and evaluating the impact of strategic design decisions. Works across business and technology to create the solution intent and architectural vision and evolves it to an emerging backlog. Consults the business to clearly understand the business problems and technology to understand the technology challenges of the solution and finds creative solutions through practical experiments and POCs. Leads rapid shaping of a high level architecture with details filled in with emerging business requirements; ensures architecture is flexible and modular and designed to adapt easily. Utilizes the defined best practices, templates and documentation to create architectural designs; suggests improvements to best practices and templates through practical knowledge. Works with Product Manager/Owner to plan and prioritize technology focused backlog items for the architecture runway to enable business epics/features. Clarifies the architecture for the development teams to support implementation, and provides solution options to resolve any architectural impediments. Performs design and code reviews to ensure all non-functional requirements for a solution are sufficiently met (e.g. security, performance, maintainability, scalability, usability, and reliability). Educates team members on the technology practices, standardization strategies and best practices to create innovative solutions. Individual contributor.

Bank of America...

∙ Strives to bring new thoughts and ideas to teams in order to drive innovation and unique solutions
∙ Excels in working among diverse viewpoints to determine the best path forward
∙ Experience in connecting with a diverse set of clients to understand future business needs – is a continuous learner
∙ Commitment to challenging the status quo and promoting positive change.
∙ Participate in and drive collaborative efforts to advance tools, technology, and ways of working to better serve an evolving client base
∙ Believes in value of diversity so we can reflect, connect and meet the diverse needs of our clients and employees around the world

Shift:

1st shift (United States of America)

Hours Per Week: 

40

Learn more about this role

Full time

JR-21022831

Band: H5

Manages People: No

Travel: No

Manager:

Talent Acquisition Contact:

Jill Pipon

Referral Bonus:

0

Street Address

Primary Location:
200 N College St, NC, Charlotte, 28255