Posted 8 months ago  

Digital Solutions Architect

Job Description

  • Define the Future State Platform Architecture and Design
  • Research and Analyze Technology Alternatives for each Stack layer
  • Conduct POCs as needed to Evaluate the Alternatives
  • Present the Analysis and Outcomes of the POC
  • Work with the Head of Platform Architecture to Finalize the Tech Stack post POC
  • Develop Reference Implementations for the Future State Platform and Trading and Settlement Microservices that run on the Platform.
  • Create Architecture Patterns for Application Design, Scalability, Deployment, Cloud, Monitoring, Security and Infrastructure.
  • Define Static Analysis Code Quality Rules to evaluate Microservice Code aligns to the Future State Design
  • Lead Development Teams to ensure creation of Reusable Services and Libraries to enable platform scalability
  • Engage with Business Architecture and Product Management teams to understand customer requirements and identify changes needed to the Architecture Roadmap and Technical Services
  • Train the Architecture and Development team consisting of Enterprise Architects, Solution Architects and Hands on Application and Data Architects, Software Engineers, Site Reliability Engineers (SREs) and SDETs
  • Review and suggest refinements to the Architecture Patterns, Code Quality Rules and Reusable Components
  • Identifies and documents all Technical Debt within existing applications and components and develop a roadmap for migration of functionality from existing applications to the Future State Platform
  • Acquire industry and product knowledge of New Technologies, Products, Patterns and Best Practices to ensure Technology Vision and Architecture Roadmap are best of class
  • Act in full partnership with the product, data and technology management team in order to formulate product definition and roadmaps
  • Partner with Development teams to lead resolution of a variety of high impact problems/projects through in-depth evaluation of complex business processes, system processes, and industry standards
  • Act a subject matter expert on one or more areas of database design, big data, cloud deployment, microservices and integration
  • Partner with Development teams to provide in-depth analysis with interpretive thinking to define issues and develop innovative solutions
  • Serve as advisor or coach to mid-level developers and analysts, allocating work as necessary


  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related field, advanced degree a plus.
  • 15+ years of experience in managing large scale engineering teams, organizational budgets and vendor relationships.
  • Prior experience leading a software organization through transformation in a large enterprise environment, understand the complexity created by legacy systems and have been able to move to a new cutting edge technology stack.
  • Prior experience with emerging technologies, constantly evaluating and recommending potential partnerships that provide efficiencies and competitive advantage within the tech stack
  • Prior experience leading a team of hands on Application and Data Architects
  • Prior experience leading a team of Enterprise and Solution Architects
  • Experience developing and supporting public and private cloud-based platforms
  • Ability to guide development teams pipelines with advanced knowledge of system flow and development standards for coding, testing, debugging and implementation
  • Ability to develop a comprehensive knowledge of how areas of business, such as architecture and infrastructure, integrate to accomplish business goals
  • Ability to work in large, collaborative teams to achieve organizational goals, and passionate about building an innovative culture
  • A strong believer in Agile and Scrum principles with deep experience in microservices
  • Excellent organization and communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Expert presentation skills used to influence other leaders across the enterprise
  • Total commitment to quality and attention to detail
  • Skilled at collaborating and comfortable navigating at any level of the organization
  • Knowledge of Application Design, Development, Security, Deployment, Monitoring and Service Management Patterns and Tools
  • Knowledge of Software Development Lifecycle Tools and Continuous Integration Tools
  • Hands-on experience in Cloud Technologies like Openshift, AMQ, Kafka and Big Data is a plus
  • Knowledge of Java, Spring, Unix and oAuth is a big plus

Job Functions

  • Project Management
  • Team Leadership
  • Client Services
  • Business Development
  • Information Technology

Seniority Level

  • Senior


  • Technology Consulting

Employment Type

  • Full-time

Job Location

  • Remote option available for the right candidate

Job Stats

Posted 8 months ago - 317 views - 126 Applied