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Solution Architecture Director

Req #: 180006705_1
Location: Tampa, FL, US
Job Category: Technology
Job Description:

Job Description:


Reporting into the Chief Architect for Chase Merchant Services, the Merchant Services Solutions Architecture Director is a principle leadership role in the architecture organization responsible for leading all solutions architects in Chase Merchant Services through developing technology roadmaps and plans for key business strategies.



  • Lead and manage a team of Solution Software Architects bringing together a holistic view of strategy and execution across the entirety of Chase Merchant Services.
  • Decompose business charters and strategies into well defined architecture guidance for software development and infrastructure teams
  • 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 Commercial banking
  • Banking knowledge and direct exposure to credit card processing business principals
  • Experience in an Agile delivery model
  • Experience with migrating applications to a Public or Private cloud infrastructure
  • TOGAF certification
  • Prior consulting experience



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