Senior Enterprise Architect, Director

Discover your opportunity with Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), the 5th largest financial group in the world with total assets of over $2.4 trillion (as ranked by SNL Financial, April 2016) and 140,000 colleagues in nearly 50 countries. In the U.S., we're 13,000 strong, working together to positively impact every customer, organization, and community we serve. We achieve this by delivering on our values, putting people first, fostering long-term relationships built on honesty and mutual understanding, and inspiring the best in each other. This is all part of our inclusive, high-performing culture supported by Total Rewards that include our cash balance pension plan. Join a team that's working to fulfill its vision to be the world's most trusted financial group. Summary: Reporting to the Architecture Manager for an architecture domain, the Senior IT Architect provides advanced technology architecture expertise on decisions and priorities regarding their assigned portfolios, furthers the bank's vision for technology and is a leader in strategy and innovation to solve current and future business needs. The Senior IT Architect acts as leader of change and advisor to IT and Business Partners, proactively identifies improvement opportunities to effectively leverage technology to improve business capabilities, and collaborates with internal and external partners to ensure that technology decisions and blueprints align with the overall Enterprise Architecture Framework which supports the bank's business and technology strategies and goals. The Senior IT Architect tasks include: Partners with project teams to ensure all new technology solutions align with enterprise standards, architecture principles and patterns and meet non-functional requirements. Provides leadership and expertise in the development of standards, architectural governance, design patterns, and IT practices. Determines which information technology investments will yield the best return, both in terms of hard costs and productivity benefits. Actively champions reduction of IT risk by managing the technology obsolescence with the business system portfolio. This role may supervise and mentor other architects to enhance their design and leadership skills. Major Responsibilities: Architecture Lead for Enterprise Technology Transformation (80%) The Senior IT Architect is assigned to complex enterprise projects and transformative initiatives. Engages with the business and technology teams during strategic planning phase to influence the investment to drive the strategic vision, enables stakeholders to visualize the target state and achievement of benefits; draws connections across the enterprise to promote reusability of efforts and assets analyzes and translates business and technical requirements into an architectural blueprint to achieve complex business objectives. Reviews and influences transformation requirements for clarity, quality and feasibility. Collaborates with other architects, information security, application development and infrastructure teams to produce complete and optimal designs. Produces designs for cost effective solutions that take into consideration project and operational expenses. Makes appropriate architectural tradeoffs based on key business goals and is able to rationalize the decision. The Senior IT Architect proposes architecture solution alternatives considering business and technology constraints as well as opportunities. Drives alignment of business solutions to architectural standards. The Senior IT Architect isable to decompose project scope into multi-phase/generation projects, delivers the Solution Architecture Document for the project, engages on prototype development to demonstrate new concepts and technology, and communicates effectively across project stakeholders of various levels and disciplines to influence change and drive clarity. The Senior IT architect develops AS IS and TO BE state architecture blueprints and the roadmap to achieve the target state across multiple business domains. Maintains an organization-wide view of current and future business and application architecture and communicates across all levels of the organization to educate and inform the impact of change. Influences change opportunities and investments to achieve the target state. Describes the path forward regarding use of technology and champions the reduction of technology obsolescence. Analyzes the current architecture to identify weaknesses and develop opportunities for improvement such as enhancing business processes, expanding capacity, reducing time and cost, and increasing overall effectiveness. Advisory Services (20%) The Senior IT Architect stays current on vendor offerings and develops recommendations to the business teams for consideration and investment, performs vendor solution evaluations for business fit and standards alignment, facilitates post problem resolution by identifying long term solutions to operational issues. Mentors and trains other IT Architects. Participates in relevant industry groups and networks with industry peers to gain knowledge and share ideas and stays current on industry trends. The Senior IT Architect leverages research on Technology trends to drive improvements through emerging technology adoption and authors technical white papers and position papers. The Senior IT Architect should have significant work experience in all of the following architecture domains: Infrastructure Architecture Domain: Design infrastructure solutions following patterns and guidelines that promote operational stability, disaster recovery, availability, performance, and systems management. Assist in capacity planning and performance management. This includes but is not limited to hardware platforms, network, security, storage, operating systems, and infrastructure software and tools. Security Architecture Domain: Works closely with enterprise information security to ensure that all solutions and deployments meet baseline standards and address all control objectives. All infrastructure, application, and data solutions that are deployed on or off premises must comply with regulator and compliance guidelines and thus the Senior IT architect must have background and experience in managing technology domains with a financial or similarly regulated entity. Experience and knowledge should cover risk management of External third parties, Cybersecurity, Identity and Access Management, Network Security, Data protection, Encryption & Key Management and all related Information security disciplines. The Senior IT Architect should have deep knowledge and familiarity with the NIST and CIS risk frameworks. Cloud Architecture: Experience in deploying cloud solutions for regulated enterprises on private and public cloud deployment models. This includes the following Cloud Service models: IaaS, PaaS, SaaS. Industry experience with AWS and Azure Cloud hosting services. Experience should include design and solution of enterprise connectivity to/from Cloud Solution Providers (CSP), knowledge of Cloud frameworks and best practices from CSPs and industry experience in cloud migrations that includes creation of Cloud Technology Operating models and Cloud Information security specific service models. Additional Information: Typically requires a B.S. or higher degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field and over 12 years of experience in multiple IT areas with at least 5 years of direct, relevant architecture design experience. Certification in AWS or Azure Solutions or security architecture required. Significant industry experience with regulated enterprises. End to end development lifecycle experience a plus including project management skills. Must have relevant knowledge of Agile DEVOPS as well as end to end CI/CD. Demonstrates a high level of technology and organizational leadership and influence. Collaborate effectively with peers, SME's, business teams, vendors and project stakeholders. Is viewed as the thought leader and is sought out for consultation and advisory services. Is able to initiate business cases and dialog with enterprise stakeholders to advance new strategies and methods. Must have executive presence and communication skills. A strong an effective change agent with excellent written and verbal communication skills capable of addressing stakeholders at different levels in the organization. Ability to concisely model concepts using standardized notation. Strong organizational skills (multi-tasking) and a self-motivator. . To learn more about MUFG, review all current career opportunities, and apply please visit us online: www.mufg-americas.com/careers The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer and committed to leveraging the diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and experience of our workforce to create opportunities for our colleagues and our business. We do not discriminate in employment decisions on the basis of any protected category. A conviction is not an absolute bar to employment. Factors such as the age of the offense, evidence of rehabilitation, seriousness of violation, and job relatedness are considered in all employment decisions. Additionally, it's the bank's policy to only inquire into a candidate's criminal history after an offer has been made. Federal law prohibits banks from employing individuals who have been convicted of, or received a pretrial diversion for, certain offenses.

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