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Solutions Architect

Addison, Texas;

Job Description:

Position Summary

As an Architect you will be expected to:

  • Deliver high quality architecture solutions for large multi-generational programs spanning one or more business domains to support organizational missions.

  • Adhere to and help create enterprise principles and standards based on industry best practices.

  • Work on multiple projects utilizing waterfall and agile methodologies to provide target-state solutions that best fit the business requirements and align to enterprise goals.

  • Create and maintain the target application architecture and blueprints along with strategic roadmaps.

  • Maintain reference architecture and defines shared application components, platforms, interfaces, and development tools.

  • Develop prototypes of the system design and work with database, operations, technical support and other IT areas as appropriate throughout development and implementation process.

  • Plan and lead proof of concepts (POCs) in support of new technology and/or new design approaches.

  • Provide high-level design choices and recommendations based on architecture alternative analysis.

  • Drive buy vs build decisions based on reviewing products and capabilities within the enterprise as well as leading products and technologies in the industry.

  • Effectively communicate designs and solutions in multiple forums and to various audiences including technology and business executives.

  • Collaborate with other architecture resources within the organization and enterprise.

  • Offer technical guidance on technical standards, including coding standards, tools, or platforms.

Required Skills

  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science/related industry or equivalent working experience.

  • 7+ years of relevant experience in software architecture.

  • Proficient in areas of SOA, API services, multi-channel services and events.

  • Ability to define solutions to solve large scale, complex business problems with high resiliency, scalability, performance and concurrency requirements.

  • Ability to research and understand new technology solutions and present essential comparisons, pros/cons, and target use cases.

  • Adept at IT operations, Agile Methodology, Software Development Lifecycle, and Systems Architectures.

  • Ability to collaborate with business and technical resources to understand and develop solutions that meet business requirements, translating strategy and objectives when necessary.

  • Ability to lead discussions in a matrix environment focusing on team and organizational success.

  • Ability to represent architecture in various architecture forums within the enterprise.

  • Ability to communicate with impact (written and verbal) and influence decisions across LOB and technology.

Desired Skills

  • Experience in Digital Banking solutions, Workflow & Robotic Process Automation, and Data Analytics.

  • Software design and development experience in modern programming languages.

  • Knowledge in Continuous Integration/Deployment and Container automation.

  • Knowledge and experience with working in an agile SDLC methodology environment.

  • Self driven, innovative and pushes for high-quality measurable outcomes.

  • Ability to provide recommendations supported by Alternative Architecture Analysis (AAA) , Proof-of-Concept (POC) , Vendor evaluation  & other methods that substantiate the proposals and recommendations.

Job Band:

H5

Shift: 

1st shift (United States of America)

Hours Per Week:

40

Weekly Schedule:

Referral Bonus Amount:

0

Job Description:

Position Summary

As an Architect you will be expected to:

  • Deliver high quality architecture solutions for large multi-generational programs spanning one or more business domains to support organizational missions.

  • Adhere to and help create enterprise principles and standards based on industry best practices.

  • Work on multiple projects utilizing waterfall and agile methodologies to provide target-state solutions that best fit the business requirements and align to enterprise goals.

  • Create and maintain the target application architecture and blueprints along with strategic roadmaps.

  • Maintain reference architecture and defines shared application components, platforms, interfaces, and development tools.

  • Develop prototypes of the system design and work with database, operations, technical support and other IT areas as appropriate throughout development and implementation process.

  • Plan and lead proof of concepts (POCs) in support of new technology and/or new design approaches.

  • Provide high-level design choices and recommendations based on architecture alternative analysis.

  • Drive buy vs build decisions based on reviewing products and capabilities within the enterprise as well as leading products and technologies in the industry.

  • Effectively communicate designs and solutions in multiple forums and to various audiences including technology and business executives.

  • Collaborate with other architecture resources within the organization and enterprise.

  • Offer technical guidance on technical standards, including coding standards, tools, or platforms.

Required Skills

  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science/related industry or equivalent working experience.

  • 7+ years of relevant experience in software architecture.

  • Proficient in areas of SOA, API services, multi-channel services and events.

  • Ability to define solutions to solve large scale, complex business problems with high resiliency, scalability, performance and concurrency requirements.

  • Ability to research and understand new technology solutions and present essential comparisons, pros/cons, and target use cases.

  • Adept at IT operations, Agile Methodology, Software Development Lifecycle, and Systems Architectures.

  • Ability to collaborate with business and technical resources to understand and develop solutions that meet business requirements, translating strategy and objectives when necessary.

  • Ability to lead discussions in a matrix environment focusing on team and organizational success.

  • Ability to represent architecture in various architecture forums within the enterprise.

  • Ability to communicate with impact (written and verbal) and influence decisions across LOB and technology.

Desired Skills

  • Experience in Digital Banking solutions, Workflow & Robotic Process Automation, and Data Analytics.

  • Software design and development experience in modern programming languages.

  • Knowledge in Continuous Integration/Deployment and Container automation.

  • Knowledge and experience with working in an agile SDLC methodology environment.

  • Self driven, innovative and pushes for high-quality measurable outcomes.

  • Ability to provide recommendations supported by Alternative Architecture Analysis (AAA) , Proof-of-Concept (POC) , Vendor evaluation  & other methods that substantiate the proposals and recommendations.

Shift:

1st shift (United States of America)

Hours Per Week: 

40

Learn more about this role

Full time

JR-21056473

Band: H5

Manages People: No

Travel: Yes, 5% of the time

Manager:

Talent Acquisition Contact:

Jessica Kreiselmaier

Referral Bonus:

0