Business Architecture Executive Director

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The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation
Full Time

Job Description

Are you ready to explore a world of possibilities?

Join our DTCC family, and you'll grow your expertise and become the best version of you. As you embark on a new journey, you'll be supported and surrounded by other professionals as you learn new skills, advance your career, and see the impact of your efforts every day.
Pay and Benefits:
  • Competitive compensation, including base pay and annual incentive
  • Comprehensive health and life insurance and well-being benefits, based on location
  • Retirement benefits
  • Paid Time Off and other leave of absence
  • Flexible/Hybrid Work Arrangements
Why you'll love this job:
Being a member of the Business Architecture Office the Executive Director - Business Architecture plays a senior business leadership role in the organization as well as in major critical initiatives at the firm.

Business Architecture is a business function responsible for crafting business & product vision / strategy and finding opportunities for cross-product value creation through enhanced propositions to clients (e.g., more coordinated end-to-end products and experiences). Business Architecture is a strategic function driving enterprise transformation and playing a meaningful role in transformation and product strategy across DTCC working in close collaboration with all business lines at DTCC.

To achieve these goals, the team defines product strategies, and delivers on cross-product business capabilities that drive high-impact market structure changes, client solutions, efficiency, and resiliency, and enable the modernization of DTCC to future-state platforms delivering measurable outcomes for DTCC clients.

In addition to crafting and carrying out the global Business Architecture vision and strategy, the candidate will craft digital transformation strategies and identify digitalization opportunities across product areas, and work in partnership with technology delivery teams to develop groundbreaking client solutions.

The Executive Director will lead a team of individuals that support pivotal initiatives across business units and foundational services, and work with senior leaders and collaborators across Product, IT, Operations, and other functional areas in a highly matrixed environment to solve the most pressing challenges at the intersection of business, technology, and corporate functions.
Your Primary Responsibilities:
Shape business strategies and define business architecture
  • Develop deep understanding of current business, industry context, regulatory context, future vision, organizational change capabilities and c-suite vision
  • Apply strategic thought process and analytical approach to shaping future state business and product strategy at DTCC
  • Develop enterprise-wide, cross-product and business unit specific strategies that will drive investment decisions and strategic roadmaps
  • Lead large and multifunctional workstreams and projects to design solutions that deliver expected argument and value proposition (risk, resilience, complexity, reuse, total cost of ownership etc.)
Create and support implementation of innovative solutions
  • Display effectiveness in applying frameworks and structure to "ill structured" problems and issues and making the ambitious decisions needed to address the enterprise and/or business divisions priorities to ultimately bring out the best of the organization
  • Synthesize analysis into clear recommendations and findings that contribute value
  • Drive innovation by finding opportunities to digitize and leverage best-in-class technologies and methodologies, including AI/ML, data analytics, intelligent automation, process reengineering, etc., to enhance DTCC products and solutions
  • Foster a culture of entrepreneurship, reuse and collaboration across business units
Establish leadership and manage relationships
  • Create effective working relationships with senior managers and key subject matter authorities
  • Be an agent of change and modernization by demonstrating innovative thinking and leadership
  • Lead meetings, workshops and presentations with senior management
Evolve Business Architecture practice
  • Evolve business architecture relationships, approaches, deliverables, tooling and operating model
  • Prioritize book of work and allocate resources based on senior management business priorities
  • Responsible for talent hiring, management and development
  • Fosters a risk management culture through implementation and demonstration of processes and procedures which identify and mitigate risk

**NOTE: The Primary Responsibilities of this role are not limited to the details above. **
Leadership Competencies
  • Cultivating Talent: Articulates the vision for the organization in a way that motivates others, identifies current and future talent needs, and creates development opportunities that positively impact both the individual and business.
  • Industry Acumen: Demonstrates sophisticated knowledge of industry and global economy and uses it to guide business strategies and decisions.
  • Organizational Leadership: Demonstrates personal commitment towards the organization's vision, identifies and acts on new opportunities for growth and engages appropriate partners to achieve beneficial outcomes.
  • Executive Presence: Consistently demonstrates the values, shows composure under pressure, and maintains high professional standards in all situations.
  • Inclusive Leadership: Values individuals and accepts diversity by integrating differences and promoting diversity and inclusion across teams and functions.
Talents Needed for Success:
  • 15+ years minimum or related experience
  • Bachelor's degree preferred with master's or equivalent experience
Additional Qualifications
  • Deep expertise and proved track record in leading and delivering on sizeable portfolio of enterprise-wide and business unit specific initiatives in business architecture, enterprise architecture, and/or business/product strategy
  • Ability to build positive relationships internally and externally
  • Strong leadership and experience of line management of large teams (direct and matrixed)
  • Experience in banking, capital markets, or financial services organizations preferred
  • Experience in management consulting at premier firms advising clients on strategic issues
  • Experience in developing product strategy and delivering transformation
  • Ability in working effectively in a collaborative, cross-functional environment
  • Experience in change management and leading transformation initiatives
  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills (ability to engage with C-suite and senior partners internal and external)
  • Proficient with Excel & PowerPoint


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.



About Us

About DTCC

DTCC safeguards the financial markets and helps them run efficiently, in times of prosperity and crisis. We are uniquely positioned at the center of global trading activity, processing over 100 million financial transactions every day, pioneering industry-wide, post-trade solutions and maintaining multiple data and operating centers worldwide. From where we stand, we can anticipate the industry's needs and we're working to continually improve the world's most resilient, secure and efficient market infrastructure. Our employees are driven to deliver innovative technologies that improve efficiency, lower cost and bring stability and certainty to the post-trade lifecycle.

DTCC proudly supports Flexible Work Arrangements favoring openness and gives people freedom to do their jobs well, by encouraging diverse opinions and emphasizing teamwork. When you join our team, you'll have an opportunity to make meaningful contributions at a company that is recognized as a thought leader in both the financial services and technology industries. A DTCC career is more than a good way to earn a living. It's the chance to make a difference at a company that's truly one of a kind.



About the Team

The Global Operations, Client Services & Administration group delivers world-class safety and soundness for the global financial services industry. The team provides DTCC's portfolio of core securities and superior transaction processing and client services support in an environment that minimizes risk and cost while maximizing efficiency.


Company Information

Who are we?

DTCC safeguards the financial markets and helps them run efficiently – in times of prosperity and crisis. We are uniquely positioned at the center of global trading activity, processing over 100 million financial transactions every day, pioneering industry-wide, post-trade solutions and maintaining multiple data and operating centers worldwide. From where we stand, we can anticipate the industry’s needs and we’re working to continually improve the world’s most resilient, secure and efficient market infrastructure. Our employees are driven to deliver innovative technologies that improve efficiency, lower cost and bring stability and certainty to the post-trade lifecycle.

Why choose DTCC?

DTCC employees work at the center of the world’s financial markets, bringing both innovation and stability to the entire post-trade lifecycle. Our work environment favors openness and gives people freedom to do their jobs well, by encouraging diverse opinions and emphasizing teamwork. When you join our team, you’ll have an opportunity to make meaningful contributions at a company that is recognized as a thought leader in both the financial services and technology industries.

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Dice Id : 90853261
Position Id : 204475
Originally Posted : 4 months ago

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