Role details

Senior Systems Architect

Philadelphia   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Global investment bank that is looking to improve upon its global foot print in
  • Acting as SME for systems architecture

About Our Client

The Technology Division within our client's group is responsible for the management of client's technology infrastructure, the support and development of existing business systems and the delivery and deployment of new systems, technologies and services. It comprises business aligned teams which provide dedicated and specialist services to businesses as well as central teams which provide shared services, such as infrastructure, to multiple businesses.

Job Description

  • Drive transformation strategy and hold peers accountable to the vision
  • Demonstrate forward thinking architecture designs, with regards to digitalization (Cloud, Mobility, Data analytics, etc.) as it applies to the commercial relevance of our business
  • Invoke innovation and change where applicable and influence stakeholders support
  • Assess and recommend appropriately buy vs. build solutions
  • Look for capabilities both locally and globally that can be leveraged greater across the organization and champion these efforts
  • Understand business strategy and how to best utilize technology to drive that strategy
  • Communicate effectively with stakeholders about business strategy
  • Develop and maintain, short, medium, and long term technology roadmaps
  • Drive local and regional Architecture Review Boards
  • Effectively communicate and connect roadmaps back to the enterprise Architecture framework
  • Determine the appropriate architecture strategy for business specific vs. standard technologies
  • Maintain architectural documentation of environment
  • Demonstrated leadership capability, including strong mentoring skills
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively with C-level management
  • Proven ability to understand/influence stakeholder views and manage effectively to move strategy forward
  • Proven ability to work effectively with the development teams to ensure strategies are moving forward
  • Foster strong relationships with the local and global business and IT stakeholders to drive ideas to reality

The Successful Applicant

  • Minimun 8 years' experience in system architecture design and governance
  • 5 plus years of knowledge of Investment Industry - (Buy-Side, Mutual fund, Institutional)
  • TOGAF certification is highly desirable
  • Key technologies: Data Warehouse, SOA, APIs, ETL, BI, BPM
  • 5 years experience in complex relational data modeling, including Data Warehouse architecture
  • 5 years experience in complex technical application development roles
  • 3 years experience in SOA and API architecture
  • Experience in architecture designs as they relate to digital technology (cloud, mobility, data analytics, etc.)
  • In depth knowledge and experience with Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC) methodologies, project planning techniques, and project management principle
  • Highly effective in communicating with C-Level management
  • B.S in Computer Science or related field

What's on Offer

Competative salary and benefits

Growing team

Career growth

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