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Solution Architect

Bank of America | Pennington NJ 08534 USA | Full Time | Posted: 10/22/2019

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Position Summary
The solution architect is a technical leader who evaluates the business and technical requirements to create an overall application architecture design for development and implementation in conjunction with the other IT and business teams. They provide overall direction on technical processes and products to support existing and new initiatives. This will include troubleshooting, designing, building and maintaining customization, enhancements and integrations. This individual will be a key stakeholder in determining the strategic future of systems – evaluating current application state, recommending improvements, automations and reduction in complexity, making the portfolio more efficient, more robust, user-friendly, etc. He/she will have additional responsibilities, which may include technology leadership of any assigned projects.

Duties and Responsibilities

• Participates in the review of existing and creation of future architecture to ensure systems are optimized, high quality and robust.
• Troubleshoots, improves and maintains the functionality of customization and integrations with a variety of other systems.
• Provides expertise in supporting and evaluating all the applications in the portfolio, recommending technical and application releases in order to support LOB needs, taking into account requirements of other IT initiatives.
• Ensures the technical solutions meets the business needs in the most effective, efficient, and technically appropriate way.
• Documents solutions from both a technical and business perspective.
• Works with the IT Program Management team to develop technology strategy and road map by researching, evaluating and considering alternative technology options that are available in the market both independently and by management request. Formulates recommendations and implementation plans.
• Ensures timely customer-focused responses to enhancement requests, troubles assistance, and other technical requests.
• Provides thorough technical documentation including design and technical documentation for assigned projects.
• Other duties as required

Required Skills

7-10 years in IT; 5-7 years in a business/systems analysis role or solutions architect role
• 4-5 in Brokerage Trading platforms preferred; prior experience with processes impacting Trading, Order management, Bookkeeping
• Skillful in gathering and analyzing requirements impacting data-intensive applications/systems, and building solutions for satisfying those requirements
• Superior written and oral communication skills as well as meeting facilitation skills
• Be able to write database queries and navigate database schema in order to support analysis effort
• Experience in Agile methodology
• Expert in Microsoft Word, Excel, Visio and PowerPoint and be able to articulate ideas and solutions leveraging these tools to broad set of audience, including developers, testers, management and business partners
• Experience in developing process flows

Desired Skills

• Previous experience and strong understanding of system development life cycles and strategic planning for future systems.
• Previous experience in software evaluation, integration, testing and distribution.
• Previous experience breaking down business processes into technology requirements.
• Strong organizational skills
• Strong attention to detail
• Good judgment
• Strong interpersonal communication skills
• Strong analytical and problem solving skills
• Able to work harmoniously and effectively with others
• Able to preserve confidentiality and exercise discretion
• Able to work under pressure
• Able to manage multiple projects with competing deadlines and priorities


1st shift (United States of America)

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Location Pennington, NJ, 08534, United States
Categories Information Technology

Location Maptop

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