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Enterprise Architect - Institutional Securities Technology (Executive Director)

Morgan Stanley New York, United States
Posted 18 days ago Permanent between $180,000 and $260,000 per year
Morgan Stanley is a leading global financial services firm providing a wide range of investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services. We advise, originate, trade, manage and distribute capital for governments, institutions and individuals. As a market leader, the talent and passion of our people is critical to our success. Together, we share a common set of values rooted in integrity, excellence and strong team ethic. We provide you a superior foundation for building a professional career where you can learn, achieve and grow.

Technology is the key differentiator that ensures that we manage our global businesses and serve clients on a market-leading platform that is resilient, safe, efficient, smart, fast and flexible. The Technology division partners with our business units and leading technology companies to redefine how we do business in ever more global and dynamic financial markets.

Team Profile:
Institutional Securities Technology (IST) develops and oversees the overall technology strategy and bespoke technology solutions to drive and enable the institutional businesses and enterprise-wide functions. Our clients include Fixed Income, Equities, Commodities, Investment Banking, Research and Global Capital Markets.

Institutional Securities Group (ISG) Architecture Governance is responsible for development, communication and implementation of the Technology Architecture principles, standards, design patterns and governance that inform the development and engineering of the ISG Technology platform in support of the ISG business.

Position Description:
We are looking for a passionate Senior Enterprise Architect to drive strategic architecture vision and alignment across key stakeholders; and define and govern architecture standards, principles, best practices, and patterns for divisional adoption.

The ideal candidate brings knowledge of Agile, Cloud, DevOps principles and values; experiences in collaboration across complex organizations, removing impediments, and ensuring team progress towards their missions and deliverables. Candidate must possess strong leadership skills, able to resolve issues and interdependencies across organizations.

Responsibilities:
• Create the target state vision and business architecture strategies and facilitate the execution of IT delivery roadmap in-line with the business goals.
• Create, lead and/or influence cross domain solution architectures articulating the impacts on apps, data and technology.
• Identify the opportunities for modernization, convergence, and optimization of the current state portfolio and provide the technology options to address the gaps in target state.
• Collaborate with engineering leadership, and platform architects and product strategy leaders to develop domain roadmaps across functions.
• Keeps current with trends and technological innovations in the Finance and IT industry and makes appropriate development recommendation.
• Define and enable a risk control culture while delivering on architecture, technology, and business vision.
• Keep abreast of External regulations and Internal Policies that impact Architecture Practices.
• Manage engagement with internal partners (e.g., Cloud, DevOps, Architecture teams, Data, etc.).
• Take ownership to drive through resolutions of issues or blockers, coordinate directly with other development/product teams on inter-dependencies or through Scrum-of-Scrum ceremony.
• Project 'auditor' to ensure conformance to architecture guardrails and policies.
• Architectural leadership in resolution inter-program issues and encouragement of convergence opportunities.
• Proven experience as a general Enterprise Architect in large development organizations.
• Strong knowledge of Enterprise Architecture models like TOGAF.
• BA/BS in Computer Science, Engineering, or related fields from an accredited university
• 15+ years hands-on experience designing & developing technology solutions
• Experienced in designing and building cloud-native applications and knowledge of Cloud Services by Azure, Google and AWS.
• Experience in various Container Strategies (Kubernetes, EC2, Docker)
• Experience and advanced knowledge of coding languages and frameworks (e.g. Java, JavaScript, Python, C/C++, Angular, React)
• Experience developing and working with relational databases and distributed storage technologies like MongoDB.
• Excellent analytical, problem-solving and communication skills
• Experience working with teams across different time-zones and countries
• Experience working and influencing the designs of software architects
• Experience of understanding the application of architectural design patterns such as Event Driven Architecture, Service Oriented Architecture, Micro-Services Architecture, Domain Driven Design, Layered Design
• Excellent relationship management, communication, teamwork, and influence skills; ability to operate at senior levels in both written and verbal communications.

Morgan Stanley's goal is to build and maintain a workforce that is diverse in experience and background but uniform in reflecting our standards of integrity and excellence. Consequently, our recruiting efforts reflect our desire to attract and retain the best and brightest from all talent pools. We want to be the first choice for prospective employees.

It is the policy of the Firm to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, sex stereotype, gender, gender identity or expression, transgender, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, disability, marital and civil partnership/union status, pregnancy, veteran or military service status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Morgan Stanley is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversifying its workforce (M/F/Disability/Vet).

Expected base pay rates for the role will be between $180,000 and $260,000 per year at the commencement of employment. However, base pay if hired will be determined on an individualized basis and is only part of the total compensation package, which, depending on the position, may also include commission earnings, incentive compensation, discretionary bonuses, other short and long-term incentive packages, and other Morgan Stanley sponsored benefit programs.
Job ID  3253912
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