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Enterprise Software Architect - Card Services

Req #: 170103432
Location: Wilmington, DE, US
Job Category: Technology
Potential Referral Amount: 1000 US Dollar (USD)

Job Description:


The Architect Lead position is a principle leadership role in the architecture organization responsible for developing technology roadmaps and plans for key business strategies supporting the Card Services business.



  • Decompose business charters and strategies into well defined architecture guidance for software development and infrastructure teams
  • Creation of architecture artifacts including business context diagrams, conceptual, logical, security, and physical architectures.  Data flow diagrams and entity relationships.
  • Work with IT and business units to create investable and executable technical roadmaps
  • Work with business stakeholders and gain support for critical technology investment decisions
  • Act as a key advisor to senior IT and business leadership
  • Scope and size technology investments
  • Evaluate technologies, vendor solutions and applications
  • Evangelize architecture best practices across JPMC in support of the firm-wide technology strategies
  • Manage the application portfolio lifecycle, and champion IT assets that can be leveraged across lines of business

Transferable Skills:

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work at a high level with little detail.
  • Good communication skills

    The points below have been carefully considered as being essential for the role. Your background must accurately reflect all of these, with or without a reasonable accommodation, for your application to be considered.


    Basic Qualifications:

    • 15+ years of IT experience
    • Minimum of 5 years of work experience as an software architect responsible for designing large complex IT solutions
    • Minimum of 5 years experience in collaborating directly with business partners to ensure technical solutions deliver on business objectives
    • Demonstrated ability to leverage enterprise architecture principles to develop business strategies into investable technical roadmaps
    • Very strong presentation and communication skills with experience providing communication to C level executives


    Preferred Skills:

    • Financial services experience with a focus on small business banking
    • Banking knowledge and direct exposure to credit card processing business principals
    • Experience in Mobile technologies and architectural approaches
    • TOGAF certification
    • Prior consulting experience
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