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Principal Application Architect

Company: DTCC- The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation
Location: Jersey City
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Job Description:

Are you ready to explore a world of possibilities?Join our DTCC family, and you'll grow your expertise and become the best version of you. As you embark on a new journey, you'll be supported and surrounded by other authorities as you learn new skills, advance your career, and see the impact of your efforts every day.Pay and Benefits:Competitive compensation, including base pay and annual incentiveComprehensive health and life insurance and well-being benefits, based on locationRetirement benefitsPaid Time Off and other leave of absenceFlexible/Hybrid Work ArrangementsWhy you'll love this job:Being a member of the Information Technology Group, you will be responsible for the architecture, development and adoption of enterprise business and technical capabilities. Capabilities are realized as assets which may be central (services) or federated (components integrated into consuming solutions) and must be flexible to meet the needs of a range of adopting applications.Responsible for creating, communicating, and facilitating alignment to enterprise-wide application architecture, standards, design principals, guidelines and common solutions. Responsible for developing roadmaps and blueprints to ensure architecture goals are met in both tactical and strategic frames. Collaborates with a broad range of collaborators including Business Architecture, Domain Architects, Solution Architects, Data Architects, Application Development, various Risk Domains (security, continuity, etc.), Operations, Program and Project management (Agile roles), etc. to assure solutions cost effectively address the broad range of functional and non-functional requirements necessary to uphold the DTCC brand image and meet industry needs.Position requires highly advanced technical skills in multiple technical domains along with demonstrated ability to master new technical domains to a level sufficient to give to the delivery of valuable capability assets that accelerate solution delivery and have strong return on investment. Exceptional collaboration, communication and leadership skills, particularly the ability to influence, are vital to being effective in this position. Specialized knowledge of DTCC applications and/or financial industry post trade solutions is a significant differentiator among candidates. Candidates who lack such knowledge will be expected to rapidly develop financial industry post trade domain knowledge. Position requires highly advanced analytical skills and demonstrated leadership capability.Job Responsibilities:Capability ArchitectureUnderstand business architecture goals and architect assets that can deliver a solid return on investment and accelerate AD team solution delivery capability.Understand implementation context and team capabilities to provide appropriate guidance for team to successfully implement capability assets and package those assets for efficient consumption by AD teams creating solutionsWork with wide range of collaborators to assure capability architecture delivery addresses the needs of all collaboratorsAssist with early stage analysis including supplying to arguments and estimationAssist with project execution including input to project planning and risk identificationAssist with acceptance criteria, particularly packaging assets for self-service consumptionAssist with project closure including assessing and helping handling risks to closureSupplies to "buy vs. build" analyses of proposed capabilitiesIdentifies, understands, and documents extensions to, and variants from, architectural guidelinesApplication Architecture PracticeResearch leading ideas, methodologies and technology to enable superior delivery capabilities.Assist compliance and governance when adopting new practices as well as partnering in development of appropriate governance for new technologies and application architecture practicesApplication ArchitectureDrafts conceptual and logical architecture specifications for both capability assets and for adopting applicationsAssists project teams during system design with the drafting of logical architectural modelsAssists project teams during system design to promote the efficient re-use of IT assetsAdvises project team during system development to assure compliance with architectural principles, guideline and standardsShares DTCC's architectural vision with collaborators through informal discussion and formal presentationsApplication DevelopmentProvides senior level consulting services to augment team skills and provide hands-on education**NOTE: The Primary Responsibilities of this role are not limited to the details above. **Talents Needed For Success:Minimum of 10 years hands-on experience in application developmentBachelor's Degree in a technical field preferredMinimum of 5 years of above 10 in leadership roles (team lead, design lead, line manager, etc.)Years of experience in post-trade processing of global financial transactions is a significant plus Additional Qualifications:Possess a thorough understanding of common software delivery methodologies (Waterfall, Agile, DevOps)Familiarity with the software Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) and similar benchmarksTechnical skills span multiple languages, databases, platforms with emphasis on hosted (vs. shrink wrap) softwareTechnical skills include current leading technologies, particularly API, Cloud and DLT related technologiesMaintains current knowledge of marketplace changes, technology changes, and client businesses relevant to DTCCDemonstrates advanced analytical skillsDemonstrates advanced verbal, visual and written communication skills in technical domainsDemonstrates leadership skills, particularly soft-skills and ability to influenceSecurities industry background preferredWho We Are:DTCC is the heart of the post-trade market infrastructure for the global financial services industry. From 21 locations all over the world, DTCC, through its subsidiaries, automates, centralizes and standardizes the processing of financial transactions, mitigating risk, increasing clarity and driving efficiency for thousands of broker/dealers, custodian banks and asset managers. In 2020, DTCC's subsidiaries processed securities transactions valued at more than U.S. $2.3 quadrillion.We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.Full time

Keywords: DTCC- The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation, Jersey City , Principal Application Architect, Other , Jersey City, New Jersey

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