1+ months

Solutions Architect

Charlotte, NC 28230
**Job Description:**



The Solutions Architect is accountable for architecting and designing comprehensive solutions that meet business requirements in support of a given portfolio. The Solution Architect will be accountable for partnering with key roles (e.g. project managers, business analysts, technology managers, etc.) to create solutions which are aligned with architecture principles, leverage common solutions and services, and meet the financial targets (cost and benefits). Within the solution development lifecycle, this role will be accountable for solution evaluation and selection, buy vs. build decisions, and early-phase project estimates which contribute to the business case. They will also provide consulting during the detailed design, build, test, and deploy phases, and reengaged to perform benefits realization.



Responsibilities Include:

Represent Technology Strategy & Architecture in programs/initiatives

Provide technical recommendations and trade-offs which address business needs and timelines

Participate in cross-functional, cross-discipline architecture teams to enhance/set architectural direction for key business initiatives

Produce conceptual and logical architectures to meet strategic business, financial, and technology objectives through documentation of systems, architectures, process flows, and value-chains

Define and document business technology domains via blueprints of the current state, target state, and roadmaps to guide technology investment

Ensure alignment of initiative solutions designs with the architecture and technology strategies

Promote design adherence to bank policies and standards, architectural principles and guidelines

Manage tradeoffs between speed to market, quality, and financial impact

Technical leadership across a broad scale of tools, technologies, and architecture models

Effectively communicate designs/solutions in multiple forums and to various audiences including technology and business executive

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

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

Develop standards, patterns, and best practices for reuse and acceleration



Required Skills / Experience: Must have

At least 7-10 years of information technology experience with 3 years of financial services experience and 2 to 3 years of technology architecture experience.

Financial services experience in Wholesale Banking with exposure to Client Fulfillment and Servicing domains and technologies

Translating complex concepts into multiple architectural views aimed at varying audiences

Broad based IT knowledge and experience (Hardware, Financial Software, Middleware, Databases)

Interpreting business needs and applying innovative technology solutions

Governance and oversight processes for managing alignment of change to strategic goals



Desired Knowledge and Skills:

Strong, proactive leadership capabilities

Ability to stimulate and participate in creative thinking for out-of-the-box solutions

Resolving and influencing the positive outcome of conflicting objectives and priorities

Ability to effectively communicate, interact, and influence Senior Technology, Business & Operational partners

Industry best practices in architectural methodologies and standards (e.g., Zachman, TOGAF, Rational Unified Process, IEEE-1471, etc)

Work effectively within a fast-paced, cohesive Architecture team and willing to learn fast and adapt quickly to change

Excellent written (technical) and verbal communication



**Posting Date** : 11/15/2018



**Location** :

Charlotte, NC, International Trade Center, 200 N College St,

- United States



**Travel** : No



**Full / Part-time** : Full time



**Hours Per Week** : 40



**Shift** : 1st shift



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**Diversity & Inclusion**



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Industry

  • Banking / Finance
Posted: 2019-04-18 Expires: 2019-08-15

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