13 days old

Director, Architecture

Boston, MA 02127
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    $110,000 To $1,350,000

Seeking an experienced application architect to work in the Asset Management Technology group. At this company architects are leaders in technology playing a significant role in driving all aspects of technology planning and execution.

The Expertise We're Looking For

  • Proven leadership skills, demonstrated ability to mentor, influence and partner with engineering and product teams to deliver scalable robust solutions.
  • Significant experience working on application architecture in an engineering, design and architecture capacity. Proficiency in multiple enterprise technologies, architectural styles, and techniques.
  • Expert knowledge and experience in Java, C#, Python, Kafka, Angular, related frameworks, various open source stacks, and relational databases. Exposure to Scala, Go and Akka are a plus.
  • Experience in cloud technologies and practices, building applications using services such as AWS EC2, Lambda, EMR, CloudFormation and OpsWorks, and a well-grounded knowledge of engineering and continuous delivery practices.
  • Passionate about technology and delivering solutions for difficult and intricate problems. Current on functional and reactive programming, microservices
  • Experience with event driven architectures, caching, scale-out architectures, designing systems for high throughput, low latency, managing conflation, high availability and fault tolerance
  • .Data Science and Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning experience desired.
  • Finance and Investment Management domain experience desired.
  • Undergraduate degree in computer science or a related field ideally combined with an advanced technical degree.

The Purpose of Your Role

  • As an architect in Asset Management Technology you will provide the technical vision and leadership required to deliver complex and critical solutions for the Asset Management business. The ability to range from code and detailed technical work to engaging with senior management and business teams will be critical to your success. Initial focus area will be in Equity Trading on architecting solutions to improve trader productivity and to reduce risk.

The Skills You Bring

  • Strong technology architecture, engineering and design skills.
  • Passion and curiosity, work with others to foster ideas and produce creative solutions to difficult problems while making smart choices balancing design and delivery.
  • A strong influencer who can integrate effectively into the culture. Combine facilitation skills with a results orientation to deliver excellence and execution.
  • Organizational savvy and maturity, work effectively across different organizational units and business groups.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to lead cross-team collaboration and partnerships across a variety of internal and external constituencies.

The Value You Deliver

  • Successfully deliver key technology solutions supporting the Asset Management business.
  • Drive the technology vision for Asset Management. Investigate, prove out and incorporate new technologies and capabilities as required.
  • Define patterns and best practices for application and infrastructure design, engineering and development.
  • Lead, mentor and provide design and architecture for delivery teams. Collaborate with product and engineering leads and senior management on product and delivery requirements, roadmaps and vision, working closely with delivery teams from project inception to implementation.


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