We are seeking a high energy, multifaceted architect to help drive Group evolution into a Digital Organization! Do you like being a part of shaping, leading, and driving change? Are you an ambitious problem solver with a keen eye for details? Are you looking for an opportunity to engage both business and technology partners?
As a Director of Enterprise Architecture, you will be part of Group Digital Architecture Team within the Integration Services Centre of Excellence. Integration Services involves APIs, event streaming, and microservice architecture. You will help define and drive business and technology solutions on high-priority initiatives.
You’ll work with people from a variety of Business Units and technology teams to define and build common solutions – platforms, systems, components, software, and standards – that fuels our current and future business objectives. You will bring your expertise and skills into a diverse team of architects and engineers, encouraging relationships with technology leaders, engineers, developers, and architects from across the firm – inspiring and driving towards a more powerful new generation of products and platforms. The team is committed to providing leadership through practical problem solving, developing prototypes and proofs-of-concept, harvesting production information, modelling, documentation, and peer relationships.
The Expertise You have
7+ years of experience in defining and delivering on application or software architectures, architecture strategies, and solutions – establishing capabilities and patterns for enterprises
2+ years in successfully leveraging public cloud service providers (AWS and / or Azure) to deliver enterprise-scale solutions that are resilient, secure, and dynamic – “growth platforms and patterns”
Proven success in defining and guiding delivery of shared platforms, systems, components, or code that is used by multiple business organizations to address a common capability need
Proven expertise in working collaboratively with distributed teams of engineers and architects to align on key architectural and technical decisions and direction – and seeing those through execution
Deep expertise in one or more of the following technology areas: Software Engineering, RESTful API design and implementation, Security Architecture, Streaming and Data Integration Services, Managed File Transfer, Observability, Resiliency. Experience with analytics, specifically application technology measurements and metrics.
The Skills You Bring
Evangelist for Architecture and One Unified Team strategy – common engineering and architecture solutions, standards, and practices and methods
Ability to cultivate networks with people from across a variety of business units, technology fields, operational functions, and locations
Describes key features or products, services, and/or solutions required to be developed by other organizations; advocates and monitors the delivery of the solutions
Ability to solve major and nuanced system problems – both functional and non-functional
Ability to capture big picture ideas and turn them into architectures, technology designs, and/or software that provides reusable capabilities and patterns
Possesses skills commensurate with the area of deep expertise, and as applicable, knowledge of or contributions to the open-source software community in the related area
The Value You Deliver
Sets and leads agenda for cross-function Architecture work, specifically facilitating work among central and Business Unit Architecture and Engineering teams
Collaborates to deliver solutions, standards, and software that propel the entire firm forward
Prepares and delivers demonstrations or presentations on complex technical topics to large or critical technical and business audiences
Brings successful resolution to high-impact or multi-functional opportunities or problems
Works to create a climate in which measurement of quality and efficiency is a standard practice
Regularly provides guidance, training and coaching to associates across the firm