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Architect

Location Westwood, Massachusetts Req. Number204549-1 Category IT, Architecture & Strategy, Corporate Full/Part Time F Shift 1st Shift

Description

As an Architect, you will be instrumental in bringing innovative ideas to fruition. Your role will be central to the successful integration of disruptive technologies within the organization. You will be responsible for providing groundbreaking integration support across multiple Technology and/or Company Platforms, providing consultation by using business and technical knowledge to support business strategies and deliver business outcomes. You will work with Business Architects, Data Architects and Technology Platform owners to ensure strategic alignment to Platform Blueprint roadmaps and enterprise standards. The Architect is capable of contributing to and creating designs and presenting to an Architecture Review Board.


Primary responsibilities include:

  • Participating in code and design reviews with teams of software, network and cloud engineers to ensure that solutions meet current enterprise standards; ensuring the cybersecurity of proposed solutions.
  • Translating requirements into functional design documents and offering review/critique of both functional and technical designs; when appropriate, providing recommendations.
  • Analyzing the technology environment and ensuring that proposed solutions are in alignment with existing systems; ensuring proposed solutions are harmonious with existing technology and do not overlap or compromise data-integrity.
  • Providing post-implementation support to project stakeholders; training, troubleshooting and diagnostics, identifying risk and potential weaknesses/features likely to be exploited.
  • Evaluating consumer’s process gaps and IT challenges to implement technological solutions; consulting with both internal and external consumers.
  • Reviewing performance and control reports; determining the appropriate course of action to improve performance when necessary.

Qualifications

Required Skills/Experience:

  • 5+ years of web-development or architecture experience
  • 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 using system and process analysis
  • Strong communication skills; ability to facilitate technical conversations with non-technical stakeholders
  • Experience working with data and DBMS, including legacy and emerging database technologies
  • Experience building highly available customer-facing applications, in a GDHA setting
  • Experience building cloud-native applications
  • Experience with API’s
  • Experience in 1 or more of the following technology areas. Infrastructure, Security, DevOps, Application Development, Database technologies, Cloud computing(AWS, Azure, GCP)

Preferred Skills/Experience:

  • Experience in the financial services industry; understanding of the role of consumer and custodial banks; experience handling sensitive financial data
  • Strong business analysis, solutions crafting, interaction management and presentation skills
  • Experience in cyber-security
  • Mastery of multiple programming languages, including at least one front end framework (Angular/React/Vue), such as Python3, Java, JavaScript, C, C++, etc.
  • UI/UX experience, including relevant web/application branding techniques
  • Experience working with data and DBMS, including legacy and emerging database technologies.  Experience with RDBMS, NoSQL is a must for Principal and up.
  • Experience building highly available customer-facing applications, in a GDHA setting
  • Experience building cloud-native applications
  • Experience with API’s

Education, Certifications and/or Other Professional Credentials:

  • Bachelor's degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science or related discipline required

Hours & Work Schedule

Hours per Week: 40
Work Schedule: M-F

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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 to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all colleagues and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, pregnancy/childbirth, colleague or a dependent’s reproductive health decision making, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability or perceived disability, genetic information, genetic characteristic, citizenship, veteran or military status, marital or domestic partner status, family status/parenthood, victim of domestic violence, or any other category protected by federal, state and/or local laws.

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