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Infrastructure Solution Architect

Req #: 170115542
Location: Houston, TX, US
Job Category: Technology
Job Description:
As an experienced Infrastructure Engineering professional, you'll be making decisions of a global, strategic nature that impact our customers, clients, and businesses around the globe.  Your expertise in analyzing complex data systems, anticipating problems, and finding ways to mitigate risk, will be key in leading a high performing team to successfully design and navigate the program roadmap.  By incorporating your knowledge of business drivers, you will affect change and lead development of innovative improvements and world-class practices.  Your team will be responsible for driving results, and implementing multiple, complex programs that span the breadth of the business, and they’ll look to you to provide the technical leadership to move them forward.  And while you will be part of a tight-knit team that shares your passion for technology, you’ll also gain access the best minds in the business—both as part of the JPMorgan Chase & Co. global technology community, and through our partnerships with some of the most important tech firms in the world.
 
The Infrastructure Solutions Architecture team within Corporate Technology – Central Services focuses on developing frameworks and architectures to implement and govern the business patterns, cost efficient infrastructure solutions, performance testing, capacity planning, and monitoring.
This role requires a wide variety of strengths and capabilities, including:
  • Advanced knowledge in the following key areas: Hardware Architecture (performance testing, monitoring, operations), Hardware Benchmarking (Agile, program managements, network management), Design (compliance, security), Network Engineering (planning, provision)
  • Advanced understanding of business technology drivers and their impact on architecture design, performance and monitoring, best practices and JPMC policies
  • Proficient in multiple infrastructure technologies
  • Demonstrated ability to conceptualize, launch and deliver multiple IT projects on time and within budget
  • Ability to articulate to more experienced management a technical strategy in clear, concise, understandable terms
  • Participates in Line of Business vendor selection, proof of concept, and planning discussions to ensure decisions include consideration of firm infrastructure standards
  • Meets regularly with Line of Business application stakeholders to understand the entire application portfolio and ensure future application roadmaps align with Corporate Technology infrastructure strategies
  • Leads hygiene efforts to audit and remediate any gaps in the infrastructure to application mapping for each application environment
  • Contributes to yearly infrastructure forecasting and budget planning for known upcoming projects and remediation of existing divest technologies
  • Responsible for updates to infrastructure forecasts
  • Performs architecture assessments of existing application infrastructure environments to identify any gaps that may exist and to remediate any known performance or configuration issues
  • Develops comprehensive infrastructure solutions that incorporate strategic target state architecture and standards to maximize performance, capacity, and Total Cost of Ownership (TCO)
  • Supports technical solutions and design choices with detailed business case based on thorough interpretation of business requirements
  • Minimum of 7 years of Technical Architect and/or solutions engineering and design experience
  • Excellent C-level written and oral skills, ability to influence and successfully interface with executive leadership
  • Demonstrate thought leadership in the Infrastructure Engineering spectrum
  • Broad knowledge of multiple UNIX OS platforms, and Windows-based operating systems; deep understanding of supporting technologies in SAN, Backup, Middleware, Database, Cyber Security (encryption, ciphers, key management topics) and surrounding infrastructure support technologies
Our Corporate Technology team relies on smart, driven people like you to develop applications and provide tech support for all our corporate functions across our network. Your efforts will touch lives all over the financial spectrum and across all our divisions: Global Finance, Corporate Treasury, Risk Management, Human Resources, Compliance, Legal, and within the Corporate Administrative Office. You'll be part of a team specifically built to meet and exceed our evolving technology needs, as well as our technology controls agenda.
 
When you work at JPMorgan Chase & Co, you’re not just working at a global financial institution.  You’re an integral part of one of the world’s biggest tech companies.  In 14 technology hubs worldwide, out team of 40,000 + technologist design, build and deploy everything from enterprise technology initiatives to big data and mobile solutions, as well as innovations in electronic technology enables us to hire people to create innovative solutions that will not only transform the financial services industry, but also change the world.
 
At JPMorgan Chase & Co.  we value the unique skills of every employee, and we’re building a technology organizations that thrives on diversity.  We encourage professional growth and career development, and offer competitive benefits and compensation.  If you’re looking to build your career as part of a global technology team tacking big challenges that impact the lives of people and companies all around the world, we want to meet you.
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