Technology Infrastructure Architecture Manager

  • SWIFT,
  • Manassas 20108
  • 9 hours ago
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SWIFT
Full Time

Job Description

About the Role
SWIFT is a global member-owned cooperative and the world's leading provider of secure financial messaging services. We provide our community with a platform for messaging and standards for communicating, and we offer products and services to facilitate access and integration, identification, analysis and regulatory compliance. Our messaging platform, products and services connect more than 11,000 banking and securities organizations, market infrastructures and corporate customers in more than 200 countries and territories.

We are taking another leap forward - fundamentally transforming payments and securities processing to help our customers navigate the complex challenges they face today and remain prepared well into the future. Over the next two years and beyond, we are set to deliver on an exciting strategic roadmap for and with our global community that will expand SWIFT capabilities beyond financial messaging to provide a platform for comprehensive transaction management services.

About this role:
Reporting to Head of Strategy and Architecture, the Technology Infrastructure Architecture Manager is accountable for leading the research and development of technology architectures, for the planning and development of solutions as part of the overall Technology Platform in support of business requirements, and for leading and managing operational activities as part of architecture governance. The Manager is responsible for leading and managing needs assessments for technology projects involving hardware, storage, networking technologies, data center and for providing technical expertise in the development of the architecture framework.

Responsibilities
  • Provide infrastructure analysis services to clients and/or internal stakeholders
  • Analyze and understand user needs and expectations, as well as alternative infrastructure architectures and trends
  • Conduct analyses of technology and associated operational processes, with a view to recommending infrastructure designs and strategies that will improve service, lower costs, and prevent unforeseen operational issues.
  • Interview clients' technical teams to gather relevant information to facilitate architectural requirements definitions
  • Establish, explain, and validate the solution-testing criteria for projects
  • Design services in the area of technology solutions, operations architecture and SWIFT standards.
  • Deploy solution architectures that promote a clear, consistent business vision
  • Conduct analysis of alternative architectures and define a solution's cost-of-ownership
  • Articulate key aspects of architecture and design (e.g., scalability, availability, manageability, robustness, appropriate incorporation of new technology) through models, documentation, and code ; present architectures to executive management, clients, and developer teams
  • Execute projects using various technology solutions.


Professional Skills:
  • Strong experience with On-Prem and Cloud Infrastructure services.
  • Infrastructure Advanced Certification (VMware, Microsoft, RedHat, Cisco, etc.) or hyperscaler Advanced Certification (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud Platform)
  • Experience with Private / hybrid cloud solutions either commercial tools (VMware, BMC, HP, Cisco, Microsoft) or OpenSource (Openstack, Cloudforms, etc.).
  • Experience with automation and Orchestration of infrastructure operational processes (Ansible, BMC, VMware, Red Hat, Chef, Puppet, etc.).
  • Knowledge of main hypervisors (VMware, Hyper-V) and network virtualization (NSX, etc.)
  • Familiar with main operating systems (Linux and Windows) and middleware (appservers, webservers, databases and others).
  • Experience with Containers (Kubernetes, Docker, etc.)
  • Experienced in technology consulting projects:
    • Data Center Transformation assessments
    • Definition of Infrastructure Strategies and Roadmap
    • Architecture Design and Implementation of Infrastructure and Automation Solutions.

Qualifications:
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience of working in IT infrastructure engineering/architecture
  • Minimum 5 years of experience writing business cases (quantitative and qualitative) to support strategic business initiatives, process improvement initiatives, or IT transformation recommendations
  • Ability to lead the planning, organizing and facilitation of executive-level strategic or IT planning workshops and ability to orchestrate emerging technologies to client services and solutions on cloud platform
  • Excellent interpersonal skills especially in areas of teamwork, facilitation, influence, and negotiation


Education:
  • Bachelors degree in a related field (i.e., Business, Computer Science or Information Systems) from an accredited college/university or equivalent work experience.
  • Masters in Business Administration preferred.


What we offer

We put you in control of career

We give you a competitive package

We help you perform at your best

We help you make a difference

We give you the freedom to be yourself

We give you the freedom to be yourself. We are creating an environment of unique individuals - like you - with different perspectives on the financial industry and the world. An environment in which everyone's voice counts and where you can reach your full potential regardless of age, background, culture, colour, disability, gender, nationality, race, religion , sexual orientation, or veteran/military status.


Company Information

At Swift we punch above our weight. We are a company of more than 3,000 diverse and talented people on a mission to innovate global payments. Our role in the industry means we touch almost every aspect of the financial world. Our employees are surrounded by bright, customer-focused and intellectually curious people in a collaborative, friendly, open and inclusive environment. They have unparalleled exposure to knowledge, expertise and technologies. They are able to take on different career paths and have the opportunity to work in teams, departments and disciplines in countries around the world.
We are continuously on the lookout for financial industry and technology professionals who are eager to be part of the future of payments.

Dice Id : 10232562
Position Id : 2022-11351
Originally Posted : 3 months ago

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