Principal Architect/Technical Architect

  • Negotiable
  • Richfield, MN, USA
  • Full time, Permanent
  • Synechron Inc.
  • 27 Sep 16

About Synechron Synechron, one of the fastest-growing digital, business consulting & technology services providers, is a $350 million firm based in New York. Founded in 2001, Synechron has been on a steep growth trajectory. With 5,000+ professionals operating in 16 countries world-wide, it has presence across the USA, Canada, UK, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. For more details, visit us at Synechron Inc is seeking Principal Architect for it’s financial client in Richfield, MN. This is a contract/contract to perm role.

Synechron Inc is seeking Principal Architect  for it’s financial client in Richfield, MNThis is a contract/contract to perm role.

Job Role:

  • Principal Architect with strategic and influencing experience to contribute toward the success of our technology initiatives in wealth management and lending business.
  • A proven architecture leader in Lending domain who has lead large lending initiatives.
  • Facilitates research, design, development, and integration of technology architectures and plans to align with business strategy, goals, and objectives.
  • In response to specific problems/opportunities as well as overall business objectives, formulates conceptual architectural options and communicates choices to multiple audiences. Assists senior managers in developing the IT vision and strategy;
  • Works with development team to implement solutions.
  • Architect with leadership and hands-on experience in strategic analysis and enterprise-wide technology
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills; experience presenting to senior executive management to get buy in for initiatives needed in order to reach long-term goals; formulates conceptual architectures and communicates architectural vision, goals, and design objectives to multiple audiences on business and technology side.
  • Ability to work independently: evaluate existing needs; set appropriate objectives and priorities; initiate business line relationships; drive to results-oriented architectures and roadmaps
  • Leads the development of technology strategies and roadmaps for emerging technologies, evaluating usefulness, and making recommendations regarding selected technologies.
  • Detailed knowledge of application development and testing tools, processes, standards, and best practices (including the areas of application performance and production management)
  • Significant experience with the tools and presentation formats necessary for documenting, communicating, and presenting architectural concepts and application roadmaps to both business and technology groups.
  • Subject matter expert on product and vendor evaluation. Participates in evaluation of vendor products to determine conformance with bank technical standards and appropriate fit with business needs.
  • Monitors and maintains compliance with Enterprise Architecture, Technology Standards, and Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity Planning. 


Basic Qualifications:

  • At least 10 years experience with the concepts, philosophies and tools behind the architecture, design of applications, information and underlying information technologies.
  • At least 5 years experience in architecting the high availability online platforms for financial industry using latest web technologies.


Preferred Skills/Experience:

  • Experience in lending, mortgage or wealth management domains is a big plus.
  • Experience with Enterprise regulatory and compliance solutions
  • Experience with Agile Development Methodology
  • Experience with Information security management