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Architect - GBAMT Arch Strategy and Core Platforms

Jersey City, New Jersey

Job Description:

The primary responsibilities will be to develop, institute, socialize and govern architecture strategies / blueprints and related frameworks. The role will also be engaged in architecting and designing comprehensive end-to-end solutions that meet business requirements in support of a given portfolio of work and support the authoring of high level designs when required. The candidate will be expected to govern a broad portfolio and be a key influencer of strategic technology spend.

Responsibilities Include:

• Create and maintain domain architecture strategies, blueprint and roadmaps showing the evolution of systems from current to target state to meet strategic business, financial and technology objectives through documentation of systems, architectures, process flows and value-chain models.

• Participate in architecture consulting to enable design decisions, lead design sessions where appropriate, manage design tradeoffs between speed to market, financial and strategic impact, and support the successful implementation of initiatives.

• Act as a control function to ensure adherence of designs to blueprints, architectural principles and enterprise standards

• Support the compliance of designs to all relevant local laws and regulations.

• Identify risks to quickly resolve issues and conflicting priorities and influence a positive and effective outcome. • Leverage technical expertise to support vendor selection activities including recommendations of when to make the appropriate build vs. buy decisions.

• Support the development of prototypes and proof-of-concepts to validate designs.

• Contribute to creation and evolution of architectural patterns, principles and guidelines.

• Support the execution of the architecture governance board.

• Provide inputs to annual financial planning & other related activities.

• Providing a senior communication channel across multiple functional domains.

Required Skills / Experience: “Must have”

• BSc-level degree in computer science or equivalent experience in industry

• Extensive experience with enterprise-level technology strategy in an architecture organization

• Experience of Financial Services specifically within markets in either Trading or Post Trade candidate will be expected to demonstrate knowledge of the complete trade and contract lifecycle

Required Knowledge and Skills:

Core Skills -

-Application development knowledge and experience (Enterprise Applications, distributed services, design, analysis)

- Certification or extensive experience in industry best practices in architectural methodologies and standards (e.g. UML, BPMN, TOGAF, Zachman)

- Architecture, quality & productivity methodologies (e.g. Six Sigma, TQM, CMM, etc…)

- Modern application development and deployment (Automated Testing, Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery)

- Broad based IT knowledge and experience (hardware, software, middleware, databases) - Deep Knowledge of Financial Services Leadership, Communication and Relationship Skills

- Understand and empathize with the key challenges faced by sponsors and stakeholders

- Manage senior stakeholder expectations and build trust relationships

- Provide strategic vision based on balanced Risk, Financial, Process, and Resource factors - Interpret business needs and promoting innovative technology solutions

- Support governance and oversight processes for managing alignment of change to strategic goals

- Translate complex concepts into multiple architectural “views”

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's Global Banking and Markets Technology Organization....

  • Believes diversity makes us stronger so we can reflect, connect and meet the diverse needs of our clients and employees around the world.
  • Is committed to building a workplace where every employee is welcomed and given the support and resources to perform their jobs successfully.
  • Wants to be a great place for people to work and strives to create an environment where all employees have the opportunity to achieve their goals.
  • Provides continuous training and development opportunities to help employees achieve their career goals, whatever their background or experience.
  • Is committed to advancing our tools, technology, and ways of working to better serve our clients and their evolving business needs.
  • Believes in responsible growth and is dedicated to supporting our communities by connecting them to the lending, investing and giving them what they need to remain vibrant and vital.

Job Band:

H5

Shift: 

1st shift (United States of America)

Hours Per Week:

40

Weekly Schedule:

Referral Bonus Amount:

0

Job Description:

The primary responsibilities will be to develop, institute, socialize and govern architecture strategies / blueprints and related frameworks. The role will also be engaged in architecting and designing comprehensive end-to-end solutions that meet business requirements in support of a given portfolio of work and support the authoring of high level designs when required. The candidate will be expected to govern a broad portfolio and be a key influencer of strategic technology spend.

Responsibilities Include:

• Create and maintain domain architecture strategies, blueprint and roadmaps showing the evolution of systems from current to target state to meet strategic business, financial and technology objectives through documentation of systems, architectures, process flows and value-chain models.

• Participate in architecture consulting to enable design decisions, lead design sessions where appropriate, manage design tradeoffs between speed to market, financial and strategic impact, and support the successful implementation of initiatives.

• Act as a control function to ensure adherence of designs to blueprints, architectural principles and enterprise standards

• Support the compliance of designs to all relevant local laws and regulations.

• Identify risks to quickly resolve issues and conflicting priorities and influence a positive and effective outcome. • Leverage technical expertise to support vendor selection activities including recommendations of when to make the appropriate build vs. buy decisions.

• Support the development of prototypes and proof-of-concepts to validate designs.

• Contribute to creation and evolution of architectural patterns, principles and guidelines.

• Support the execution of the architecture governance board.

• Provide inputs to annual financial planning & other related activities.

• Providing a senior communication channel across multiple functional domains.

Required Skills / Experience: “Must have”

• BSc-level degree in computer science or equivalent experience in industry

• Extensive experience with enterprise-level technology strategy in an architecture organization

• Experience of Financial Services specifically within markets in either Trading or Post Trade candidate will be expected to demonstrate knowledge of the complete trade and contract lifecycle

Required Knowledge and Skills:

Core Skills -

-Application development knowledge and experience (Enterprise Applications, distributed services, design, analysis)

- Certification or extensive experience in industry best practices in architectural methodologies and standards (e.g. UML, BPMN, TOGAF, Zachman)

- Architecture, quality & productivity methodologies (e.g. Six Sigma, TQM, CMM, etc…)

- Modern application development and deployment (Automated Testing, Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery)

- Broad based IT knowledge and experience (hardware, software, middleware, databases) - Deep Knowledge of Financial Services Leadership, Communication and Relationship Skills

- Understand and empathize with the key challenges faced by sponsors and stakeholders

- Manage senior stakeholder expectations and build trust relationships

- Provide strategic vision based on balanced Risk, Financial, Process, and Resource factors - Interpret business needs and promoting innovative technology solutions

- Support governance and oversight processes for managing alignment of change to strategic goals

- Translate complex concepts into multiple architectural “views”

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's Global Banking and Markets Technology Organization....

  • Believes diversity makes us stronger so we can reflect, connect and meet the diverse needs of our clients and employees around the world.
  • Is committed to building a workplace where every employee is welcomed and given the support and resources to perform their jobs successfully.
  • Wants to be a great place for people to work and strives to create an environment where all employees have the opportunity to achieve their goals.
  • Provides continuous training and development opportunities to help employees achieve their career goals, whatever their background or experience.
  • Is committed to advancing our tools, technology, and ways of working to better serve our clients and their evolving business needs.
  • Believes in responsible growth and is dedicated to supporting our communities by connecting them to the lending, investing and giving them what they need to remain vibrant and vital.

Shift:

1st shift (United States of America)

Hours Per Week: 

40

Learn more about this role

Full time

JR-21051898

Band: H5

Manages People: No

Travel: No

Manager:

Talent Acquisition Contact:

Jill Pipon

Referral Bonus:

0

Street Address

Primary Location:
525 Washington Blvd, NJ, Jersey City, 07310