Director - Big Data Solutions Architect - job id 33048

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Director - Big Data Solutions Architect


Midtown or Downtown

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David Leak


(646) 690-5124


(646) 690-5124


Pay Options W2 ONLY!! SALARY + BONUS

Job Title: Director - Big Data Solutions Architect

Compensation Negotiable Annual Salary plus Discretionary Performance Based Bonus

Job Type Full Time Perm Employee - Direct Hire

Contact David Leak, via w/ Job# DL-33048 in the subject line.

Location New York, NY - Financial District

Skills required for the position Solution Architect, Investment Banking - Capital/Global Markets, Big Data, Cloud Services, Agile, SDLC

Detailed Info

  • Design and drive comprehensive solutions that meet business requirements in support of a given portfolio.

  • Role requires strong technical and architectural background with in depth knowledge of global markets.

  • Must be able to participate and lead peer reviews, lead functional / technical delivery and support technical teams through all phases of the software development lifecycle.

  • This person will also be accountable for solution evaluation and selection, buy vs. build decisions, and early-phase project estimates which contribute to the business case.

  • Conduct in-depth architectural assessments of key areas within equities and fixed income technology.

  • Provide architectural support to key initiatives through design, scope, test, etc.

  • Help define roadmap and long term strategy by building a collaborative partnership between architecture, product management and development teams.

  • Influence peers, managers and build consensus while dealing with ambiguity
    Help define and maintain design specifications and standards as well as coach others in adopting them.

  • Ensure alignment of initiatives against documented strategy;

  • Drive technology strategy across multiple teams ensuring simplification and consolidation where possible.

  • Produce conceptual and logical architectures to meet strategic business, financial and technology objectives through documentation of strategy, systems, architectures, process flows and value-chains


  • 10+ years in information technology with 4+ years of financial services experience

  • Hands-on development experience

  • Skilled in software / systems architecture

  • Experience dealing with big data and/or cloud computing

  • Excellent written (technical) and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate at all levels of management

  • Ability to work with various groups (business, technology, compliance, legal)

  • Experience with agile software development methodologies and productivity tools

  • Ability to stimulate and participate in creative thinking for out-of-the-box solutions

  • Strong proactive leadership capabilities

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision

  • B.S. or M.S. in computer science or equivalent engineering degree technology.

Job Id: 33048