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Solution Architect

Location Franklin, Tennessee Req. Number199901 Category IT, Corporate Full/Part Time F Shift 1st Shift


The Citizen’s Home Mortgage Engineering team builds and advances next-generation technologies and products leveraged across the organization and eventually industry-wide. Citizen’s Home Mortgage is shaping the future of the mortgage industry and we are looking for Solution Architects who bring fresh ideas from all areas including distributed computing at scale, data retrieval and persistence, UI design, mobile, security, artificial intelligence, machine learning, natural language processing, and so on. We need our architects to be versatile, data-driven, display leadership qualities, and be enthusiastic to tackle problems across the full-stack as we continue to push boundaries and advance our platform. 

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Build modern, architecturally-sound components, tools, and applications
  • Bring architectural and engineering discipline to design and problem solving and evangelize best practices
  • Have a customer focus; love of the problem not the solution
  • Create truly empowering user experiences
  • Collaborate with peers and teams to deliver quality software and services
  • Capturing best-practice knowledge from engineering and field teams and share reference architectures and patterns with technical teams.
  • Networking with peers on technical matters, design prototypes, system designs and enterprise-wide research projects.


Required Skills/Experience: 

  • 5+ years of solutions architecture experience
  • Experience building distributed systems
  • Ability to solve problems that span multiple interconnected systems
  • Grasp of incorporating health aspects of components of systems for monitoring and metric analysis
  • Hands-on experience with end-to-end software development of complex multi-tiered systems
  • Experience with multiple IT disciplines with a confirmed understanding of relevant architectural concepts
  • Experience implementing large-scale technological enhancements or pivots, including pilot implementations and analysis

Preferred Skills/Experience:

  • 3+ years’ experience in the financial services industry
  • Understanding of multiple programming languages, including at least one front end framework (Angular/React/Vue), such as Python3, Java, JavaScript, Ruby, Golang, C, C++, etc.
  • UI/UX experience, including relevant web/application branding techniques

Education, Certifications and/or Other Professional Credentials:

  • Required: Bachelor's degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science or related discipline.
  • Preferred: Master's degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science or related discipline

Hours & Work Schedule

Hours per Week: 40
Work Schedule: M - F

Why Work for Us

At Citizens, you'll find a customer-centric culture built around helping our customers and giving back to our local communities. When you join our team, you are part of a supportive and collaborative workforce, with access to training and tools to accelerate your potential and maximize your career growth.

Equal Employment Opportunity

It is the policy of Citizens Bank to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all colleagues and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, pregnancy/childbirth, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability or perceived disability, genetic information, citizenship, veteran or military status, marital or domestic partner status, or any other category protected by federal, state and/or local laws.

Equal Employment and Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veteran

Citizens Bank is a brand name of Citizens Bank, N.A. and each of its respective subsidiaries.