Company: Sharp Decisions
Posted on: November 23, 2021
A client of Sharp Decisions Inc. is looking to bring on a
Technical Architect to be based in Wayne, NJ.
Job ID# 44549
As a Technical Architect, the role will be responsible for
designing technology systems that will create high value for
customers and will be an extension of the IT leadership team
interfacing with all business and technology teams across the Bank
and should be a trailblazer in the IT organization.
The Technical Architect will demonstrate thorough knowledge and/or
success with completing and managing components of private, public
or hybrid cloud environment-related Business Systems Integrations
solutions. Ensure that the architecture and software design is fit
for purpose, aligned with technical design authority / architecture
review board, implemented as intended and aligned with the
Enterprise-wide guiderails and policies.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Lead to Program and/or Project Manager across multiple technology
Communicate complex technical information to all areas of Business
and Technology Leadership, all stakeholders of the project,
including those who do not have a technical background and capture
Leveraging thorough knowledge with the delivery cloud-based
application architectures and development, integration, distributed
data management, and application testing.
Understanding hardware virtualization (servers, storage, and
networks), grid computing, internet security protocols and
standards, application, integration, and data architecture.
Participating in and/or leading several project management
workstreams and teams, including large development projects with
offshore, vendor, and/or client resources components that emphasize
evangelizing cloud computing at both the business and technology
Building on existing investments in virtualization,
service-oriented architecture, and web solutions, while leveraging
mature concepts, architectures, and technologies largely borrowed
from the mainframe.
Collaborating with other technical and non-technical team members,
clients, and vendors in technology neutral language to define,
build, and deliver solutions.
Create software and solution designs that the team can work with to
deliver the outcomes required through initial MVP and subsequent
iterative cycles of development.
Promote an evolutionary architectural approach, allowing designs to
evolve as new information becomes available.
Ensure the team considers operational concerns when building
solutions (monitoring, logging, deployment).
Balance short term tactical decisions with longer term aspirations
to ensure that technical debt is kept at an acceptable level.
Work across teams to support the creation of non-functional
requirements, including but not limited to performance thresholds
and security considerations.
Demonstrates thorough abilities and/or a proven record of success
with utilizing the following technologies to provide architecture
and solutions that include, but are not limited to the
following:Programming languages: Java, .Net, C, C++, Python
Side-server scripting language: PHP, Python, Ruby, etc.
SQL Server, Oracle, etc.
o Web services, SOAP, RESTful, SOA
Object Oriented Programming
Unit Testing, Continuous Integration & Test-Driven Development
A deep understanding of technology and technology trends.Experience
across a variety of architectures, technologies and approaches
Excellent understanding of PaaS (ideally Azure), SaaS and IaaS;
Cloud native design how this technology can be best utilized to
increase team velocity and reduce cost of ownership using cloud
Excellent knowledge of integration patterns (API, pub/sub, ETL) and
the design/build of them using enterprise integration platforms
Azure Integration Services)
Understanding of Event driven microservice architectures; benefits,
patterns, pitfalls and operational considerations
Experience with container technology (Docker / K8 / Azure AKS),
Experience with serverless compute
Experience with Hybrid cloud implementations
Experience with DevOps practices
Experience with highly secure and highly available architecture
Analytics development experience with R, Python is nice to have but
Experience in the financial industry is a major bonus; alternately
the candidate will need to demonstrate outstanding ability to learn
Financial Services business.
Knowledge of the Data Management and Reporting techniques.
Knowledge and experience in designing and implementing mobile
Good written and verbal communications skills.
Good stakeholder management and influencing skills at project
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, IT or related technology
disciplines and a minimum 10 years' technology experience in a
large global organization supporting large multi-pillar global
initiatives and teams.
Additionally, with a minimum of 4 years' experience in at least
three of the following IT Solution design disciplines:Information &
Software System Design
Information Security architecture & data privacy
Prior knowledge and experience (2+ year) in a Financial Service
industry in any of the following business areas (including, but not
limited to understanding business practices & processes,
understanding and analyzing competitive situations, and regulatory
climate of the industry):Retail Bank
Proven expertise in solution design best practices including agile
and waterfall methodologies.
Keywords: Sharp Decisions, Wayne , TECHNICAL ARCHITECT, IT / Software / Systems , Wayne, New Jersey
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