Job Description :
Systems Architect
Essential Job Responsibilities:
Lead architecture activities for new product and technology initiatives, including architecture of applications, integration, data, infrastructure, and security, while ensuring alignment with the Architecture Roadmap with business objectives.
Provide Technical Leadership for Data Center Migrations, Platform Upgrades, and Scalability and DR redesigns.
Provide general Business Unit technology oversite of large technology infrastructure upgrade program (Windows Operating System, SQL Server, Domain changes, datacenter moves), with various individual projects for multiple business applications.
Assist business and infrastructure teams in assessing upgrade impacts and provide recommendations that align with program objectives, datacenter standards, and application strategic direction.
Assist business and infrastructure Project Managers to find BU application owners
Collaborate with Business Analysts and infrastructure teams to analyze and document current state for applications (infrastructure, connectivity, user authentication - many old, internally developed, undocumented applications)
Assist in aligning and driving infrastructure teams and Application Owners to design end states for applications that meet compliance standards as well as program timelines.
Lead technology transformation efforts

Required Qualifications:
Education: BS of Computer Science or Engineering Preferred, TOGAF Certification – Preferred.
10+ years of progressive IT background
5+ years of solutions architecture and/or design experience
3+ years of experience within the Financial Service industry, preferably payments
3+ years Technology leadership experience
Infrastructure Design for Highly Available solutions.
Experience with high transaction volume processing systems
Experience with SQL Server & Oracle RDMS
Experience with Unix, Linux, and Windows OS
Deep knowledge of SQL Server migrations is critical