Solutions Architect
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Solutions Architect
Ref No.: 18-02880
Location: Weehawken, New Jersey
Position Type:Direct Placement
Pay Rate : $ 185,000.00 - 195,000.00 /Year
Global Investment Bank
Solutions Architect
$185K-$195K base + bonus
New Jersey

You'll be working within Investment Bank - Research and Sales Technology department, working on the high profile technology program focused on a rapidly growing capability called Evidence Lab.This group specializes in various analytical techniques including web harvesting, geospatial, social media, market research, and data science.

We're looking for someone like you who can:
• Partner closely with the business to develop technology roadmap and strategy to support a rapidly growing Primary Research data business
• engage with senior leaders throughout the firm to understand their needs and priorities; act as a senior face to the Investment Research businesses.
• Work alongside other architects to help design and architect the Evidence Lab platform - including
• Providing architecture input into key program decisions
• Define Solution Architecture
• Liaise with the Business Architect to proactively drive Business / IT alignment
• Perform Design Reviews for programs of Medium and High Architectural Significance
• Evolve the architecture for the application & functional domain towards target state
• Collaborates with Architects across domains to develop the Enterprise Architecture
• Develop the architecture in a standard manner and promote reuse
• Co-designs the target state for the functional domain through collaboration with relevant business stakeholders
• Define roadmaps that outlines the implementation or decommissioning of key applications,
• Define Architecture Standards and Principles
Communicate all aspects of architecture to relevant stakeholders

Your experience and skills:
· Outstanding foundation in data technologies, data modelling and database development (SQL, ETL, Data Warehousing, RDBMS)
· Knowledge of current leading cloud platforms (Google, Azure, AWS)
· Prior experience with Hadoop / Data Lakes / Data Pipelines / Data Science Platforms
· Passionate about data and analytic and any exposure with AI, NLP, Machine Learning is a plus
· Strategic and future thinking and someone who has investigated, evaluated and helped make decisions on the purchase of new software products and then integrated and rolled it out to cover the business needs
· Collaborating with other business teams, Infrastructure and CTO teams during evaluations and to introduce new products
· Working with the global support teams to ensure new products are smoothly adopted
· Proven track record in the architecture, design, implementation and delivery of large scale distributed systems in a financial services environment (e.g. Experience working with Lambda architecture)
Key Deliverables:
· Solution Architecture
· Application Roadmap
· Architecture Principles & Standards
· Design Reviews
· Current State, Target State and Roadmaps for Functional Domain
· Enterprise Requirements
· Recommendations for simplification opportunities and application decommissioning
· Principles, Models and Frameworks for Application Architecture