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Senior Solutions Architect

Company: Lord, Abbett & Co. LLC
Location: Jersey City
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

Lord Abbett is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to attracting, developing and promoting the most qualified individuals without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, ancestry, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, veteran status, or any other classification protected by law. In addition, as defined by the State of Connecticut we are an affirmative action - equal opportunity employer in accordance with regulations adopted by the Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities.

If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please email us at and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

Lord Abbett is seeking a Senior Solutions Architect to engage with senior leaders across the business in driving cross functional change initiatives within the Digital Services organization. As business dynamics of Lord Abbett are constantly changing the successful candidate will be part of the broader Investment Services team and who will be responsible for helping lead and manage the complex and broad investments we are making as a firm. Additionally the candidate will play a key role in driving the Oversight program of Lord Abbett's key Operational Strategic Suppliers. The ability to challenge the status quo and drive future state vision is essential to this role. We'll trust you to:

  • Drive planning activities for large, complex, cross organizational investments (plans, issue management, resource planning, etc.)
  • Proven ability to play a lead role on a team focused on organizational change
  • Proven ability to interact/collaborate/influence with Senior Business Leaders
  • Influence oversight models with key Strategic Suppliers
  • Effective writing skills to capture business requirements and draft business plans with ability to capture technical requirements
  • Manage all aspects of project lifecycle for multiple initiatives at a time
  • Lead future state model vision with ability to design efficient business processes including automation or outsourcing with strategic providers
  • Capture program cost / benefits and manage projects accordingly You'll need to have:
    • Thorough understanding of the Financial Services industry preferred notably buy-side operations
    • 7 + years buy-side Operations leadership, project management, project design in a hands on capacity
    • Demonstrated detailed experience in delivering change in the Financial Services industry working within Operations and Technology
    • Experienced with managing internal stakeholders as well as executive levels is a must
    • Core background in buy-side Operational lifecycle events Personal Characteristics
      • Team player
      • Outstanding Communication Skills including successful relationship building
      • Change agent
      • Fast learner
      • Strong organizational skills
      • Willingness to learn new concepts and technologies / tools as required for specific projects Education Why Lord Abbett? Lord Abbett is a leading asset manager serving clients worldwide. Our purpose-securing a sustainable future for our clients, our people, and our world-fuels everything we do. Our clients trust us to manage approximately $250 billion in assets across a diverse set of investment strategies and vehicles. Inspired by our "dream big, work hard, have fun" principle, our people thrive in our vibrant culture and deliver lasting impact to our clients and communities. We are honored to have earned recognition as one of the Best Places to Work in Money Management by Pensions & Investments and scored 100% on the Human Rights Campaign's Corporate Equality Index, a measure of LGBTQ+ workplace equality. Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.

Keywords: Lord, Abbett & Co. LLC, Jersey City , Senior Solutions Architect, Other , Jersey City, New Jersey

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