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Solutions Architect
Ref No.: 19-09662
Category: Experienced Professional
Location: Charlotte, North Carolina
Position Type:Contract
Start Date / End Date: 01/27/2020 to 01/26/2021
Genesis10 is currently seeking a Solutions Architect with our client in the financial industry in their Charlotte, NC location. This is a 12 month + contract position.

Description:
  • The Solutions Architect is accountable for architecting and designing comprehensive solutions that meet business requirements in support of a given portfolio
  • The Solution Architect will be accountable for partnering with key roles (e.g. project managers, business analysts, technology managers, etc.) to create solutions which are aligned with architecture principles, leverage common solutions and services, and meet the financial targets (cost and benefits)
  • Within the solution development lifecycle, this role will be accountable for solution evaluation and selection, buy vs. build decisions, and early-phase project estimates which contribute to the business case
  • They will also provide consulting during the design, build, test, and deploy phases, and reengaged to perform benefits realization
  • Represent Technology Strategy & Architecture in programs/initiatives
  • Provide technical recommendations and trade-offs which address business needs and timelines
  • Participate in cross-functional, cross-discipline architecture teams to enhance/set architectural direction for key business initiatives
  • Produce conceptual and logical architectures to meet strategic business, financial, and technology objectives through documentation of systems, architectures, process flows, and value-chains
  • Define and document business technology domains via blueprints of the current state, target state, and roadmaps to guide technology investment
  • Ensure alignment of initiative solutions designs with the architecture and technology strategies
  • Promote design adherence to bank policies and standards, architectural principles and guidelines
  • Manage tradeoffs between speed to market, quality, and financial impact
  • Technical leadership across a broad scale of tools, technologies, and architecture models
  • Effectively communicate designs/solutions in multiple forums and to various audiences including technology and business executive
  • Drive buy vs. build decisions based on reviewing products and capabilities within the enterprise as well as leading industry products and technologies
  • Ability to collaborate with business and technical resources to understand and develop solutions that meet business requirements, translating strategy and objectives when necessary
  • Develop standards, patterns, and best practices for reuse and acceleration
  • Interpreting business needs and applying innovative technology solutions
  • Governance and oversight processes for managing alignment of change to strategic goals

Requirements:
  • At least 7-10 years of information technology experience with 3 years of financial services experience
  • 2 to 3 years of technology architecture experience
  • Financial services experience in Wholesale Banking with exposure to Payments, Trade Finance, Receivables Commercial Credit Card domains and technologies
  • Translating complex concepts into multiple architectural "views” aimed at varying audiences
  • Broad based IT knowledge and experience (Hardware, Financial Software, Middleware/Integration, Databases)
  • Able to work as a W2 employee of Genesis10 (no Corp-to-Corp)

Desired Skills:
  • Strong, proactive leadership capabilities
  • Excellent written (technical) and verbal communication
  • Ability to stimulate and participate in creative thinking for out-of-the-box solutions
  • Resolving and influencing the positive outcome of conflicting objectives and priorities
  • Ability to effectively communicate, interact, and influence Senior Technology, Business & Operational partners
  • Industry best practices in architectural methodologies and standards (e.g., Zachman, TOGAF, Rational Unified Process, IEEE-1471, etc.)
  • Work effectively within a fast-paced, cohesive Architecture team and willing to learn fast and adapt quickly to change

If you have the described qualifications and are interested in this exciting opportunity, please apply!

About Genesis10:

Genesis10 is a leading U.S. business and technology consulting firm with hundreds of clients needing proven talent and solutions to power their strategic initiatives. If you are a high performing business or IT professional with solid, referenced experience, we want to meet you. Genesis10 recruiters and delivery professionals are highly accomplished career advocates, who get to know you beyond your resume to position you with the opportunities that fit your skills, experience and aspirations. We have benefit options to fit your needs and a support staff that works with you from placement throughout your engagement – project after project. To learn more about Genesis10 and to view all our available career opportunities, please visit us at www.genesis10.com. "Genesis10 is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V”