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Architect - Data Platforms - Core Technology Infrastructure

Pennington, New Jersey;

Job Description:

Bank of America is seeking an Architect to work in our Data Platforms group.

As an architect for data platforms, the candidate will be responsible for providing support to users and stakeholders in adopting core and standard data platforms based on their use cases. The candidate must be able to balance the need for providing agile solutions in alignment with strong central governance of standards and practices. This is both a strategic design and hands on consulting position.

Responsibilities:

  • Understand both business requirements and the enterprise vision to help guide technology evaluations and selections
  • Perform current state assessment of user requirements and help business and technology teams to align to enterprise strategy and shared capabilities
  • Develop written materials related to architectural domains including formalized strategies, road maps, blueprints, standards, architecture patterns and guidance to business executives
  • Execute emerging technology vendor assessments and proof of concepts

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of building high performing, resilient and scalable data platforms
  • Demonstrated knowledge experience of Data Science and Big Data eco system
  • Aware of the latest technology and industry trends in Data architecture including but not limited to: Data Governance, Data Modeling, Data Classification, Data Integration, Enterprise Data and Metadata Management, Data Warehousing, Business Intelligence, Data Analysis and Data Security
  • Experience with Containers, Cloud Architecture, IaaS and PaaS a strong plus
  • Experienced in Microsoft Visio and Powerpoint to create and review solution designs, architecture modeling artifacts, and diagrams
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, MIS or related field or equivalent relevant experience

Desired Skills

  • Anaconda, H2O, IBM Cloud Pak for Data, IBM Openshift, Cloudera, Azure (Synapse, HDInsight)

Enterprise Role Overview:

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.

Job Band:

H5

Shift: 

1st shift (United States of America)

Hours Per Week:

40

Weekly Schedule:

Referral Bonus Amount:

0

Job Description:

Bank of America is seeking an Architect to work in our Data Platforms group.

As an architect for data platforms, the candidate will be responsible for providing support to users and stakeholders in adopting core and standard data platforms based on their use cases. The candidate must be able to balance the need for providing agile solutions in alignment with strong central governance of standards and practices. This is both a strategic design and hands on consulting position.

Responsibilities:

  • Understand both business requirements and the enterprise vision to help guide technology evaluations and selections
  • Perform current state assessment of user requirements and help business and technology teams to align to enterprise strategy and shared capabilities
  • Develop written materials related to architectural domains including formalized strategies, road maps, blueprints, standards, architecture patterns and guidance to business executives
  • Execute emerging technology vendor assessments and proof of concepts

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of building high performing, resilient and scalable data platforms
  • Demonstrated knowledge experience of Data Science and Big Data eco system
  • Aware of the latest technology and industry trends in Data architecture including but not limited to: Data Governance, Data Modeling, Data Classification, Data Integration, Enterprise Data and Metadata Management, Data Warehousing, Business Intelligence, Data Analysis and Data Security
  • Experience with Containers, Cloud Architecture, IaaS and PaaS a strong plus
  • Experienced in Microsoft Visio and Powerpoint to create and review solution designs, architecture modeling artifacts, and diagrams
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, MIS or related field or equivalent relevant experience

Desired Skills

  • Anaconda, H2O, IBM Cloud Pak for Data, IBM Openshift, Cloudera, Azure (Synapse, HDInsight)

Enterprise Role Overview:

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.

Shift:

1st shift (United States of America)

Hours Per Week: 

40

Learn more about this role

Full time

JR-21051724

Band: H5

Manages People: No

Travel: Yes, 5% of the time

Manager:

Talent Acquisition Contact:

Kathleen Jones-Griffith

Referral Bonus:

0