Principal Application Architect

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The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation
Full Time

Job Description

Tittle - Principal Application Architect

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 authorities 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 Information Technology Group, you will be responsible for the architecture, development and adoption of enterprise business and technical capabilities. Capabilities are realized as assets which may be central (services) or federated (components integrated into consuming solutions) and must be flexible to meet the needs of a range of adopting applications.

Responsible for creating, communicating, and facilitating alignment to enterprise-wide application architecture, standards, design principals, guidelines and common solutions. Responsible for developing roadmaps and blueprints to ensure architecture goals are met in both tactical and strategic frames. Collaborates with a broad range of collaborators including Business Architecture, Domain Architects, Solution Architects, Data Architects, Application Development, various Risk Domains (security, continuity, etc.), Operations, Program and Project management (Agile roles), etc. to assure solutions cost effectively address the broad range of functional and non-functional requirements necessary to uphold the DTCC brand image and meet industry needs.

Position requires highly advanced technical skills in multiple technical domains along with demonstrated ability to master new technical domains to a level sufficient to give to the delivery of valuable capability assets that accelerate solution delivery and have strong return on investment. Exceptional collaboration, communication and leadership skills, particularly the ability to influence, are vital to being effective in this position. Specialized knowledge of DTCC applications and/or financial industry post trade solutions is a significant differentiator among candidates. Candidates who lack such knowledge will be expected to rapidly develop financial industry post trade domain knowledge. Position requires highly advanced analytical skills and demonstrated leadership capability.
Job Responsibilities:
Capability Architecture
  • Understand business architecture goals and architect assets that can deliver a solid return on investment and accelerate AD team solution delivery capability.
  • Understand implementation context and team capabilities to provide appropriate guidance for team to successfully implement capability assets and package those assets for efficient consumption by AD teams creating solutions
  • Work with wide range of collaborators to assure capability architecture delivery addresses the needs of all collaborators
  • Assist with early stage analysis including supplying to arguments and estimation
  • Assist with project execution including input to project planning and risk identification
  • Assist with acceptance criteria, particularly packaging assets for self-service consumption
  • Assist with project closure including assessing and helping handling risks to closure
  • Supplies to \"buy vs. build\" analyses of proposed capabilities
  • Identifies, understands, and documents extensions to, and variants from, architectural guidelines
Application Architecture Practice
  • Research leading ideas, methodologies and technology to enable superior delivery capabilities.
  • Assist compliance and governance when adopting new practices as well as partnering in development of appropriate governance for new technologies and application architecture practices
Application Architecture
  • Drafts conceptual and logical architecture specifications for both capability assets and for adopting applications
  • Assists project teams during system design with the drafting of logical architectural models
  • Assists project teams during system design to promote the efficient re-use of IT assets
  • Advises project team during system development to assure compliance with architectural principles, guideline and standards
  • Shares DTCC's architectural vision with collaborators through informal discussion and formal presentations
Application Development
  • Provides senior level consulting services to augment team skills and provide hands-on education

**NOTE: The Primary Responsibilities of this role are not limited to the details above. **
Talents Needed For Success:
  • Minimum of 10 years hands-on experience in application development
  • Bachelor's Degree in a technical field preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years of above 10 in leadership roles (team lead, design lead, line manager, etc.)
  • Years of experience in post-trade processing of global financial transactions is a significant plus
Additional Qualifications:
  • Possess a thorough understanding of common software delivery methodologies (Waterfall, Agile, DevOps)
  • Familiarity with the software Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) and similar benchmarks
  • Technical skills span multiple languages, databases, platforms with emphasis on hosted (vs. shrink wrap) software
  • Technical skills include current leading technologies, particularly API, Cloud and DLT related technologies
  • Maintains current knowledge of marketplace changes, technology changes, and client businesses relevant to DTCC
  • Demonstrates advanced analytical skills
  • Demonstrates advanced verbal, visual and written communication skills in technical domains
  • Demonstrates leadership skills, particularly soft-skills and ability to influence
  • Securities industry background preferred
Who We Are:
DTCC is the heart of the post-trade market infrastructure for the global financial services industry. From 21 locations all over the world, DTCC, through its subsidiaries, automates, centralizes and standardizes the processing of financial transactions, mitigating risk, increasing clarity and driving efficiency for thousands of broker/dealers, custodian banks and asset managers. In 2020, DTCC's subsidiaries processed securities transactions valued at more than U.S. $2.3 quadrillion.

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.

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.


Dice Id : 90853261
Position Id : 205174
Originally Posted : 2 months ago

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