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IT Solutions Architect - Cash Management

Bank of the West • Omaha, NE

Posted 22 days ago

Job Snapshot

Experience - At least 7 year(s)
Degree - 4 Year Degree
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Information Technology, Design, Management


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Job Description

What sets Bank of the West apart from other banks is our team members–they embody the optimistic spirit of the West. There is a spirit here that drives us to do more. Our team of more than 10,000 employees is vital to the success of our Bank. They reflect our modern western values-straightforward, entrepreneurial and optimistic. We seek to create a corporate culture that fosters and rewards excellence, encourages creative thinking and respects diversity – an environment where team members are engaged, supportive of one another and enthusiastic about serving our customers. Bank of the West offers the stability of a company that has a 135 year history and is part of BNP Paribas, a European leader in global banking and financial services and one of the 6 strongest banks in the world. We offer opportunities across our diverse business lines – Retail Banking, Commercial Banking, and Wealth Management.
Purpose Statement
The Lead Solutions Architect is responsible for evaluating, architecting and implementing the technology platforms that support business needs. The ideal candidate will be responsible for working with the various teams in Bank of the West (BOW) to provide design and technical expertise, drive best practices and ensure the creation of a robust and flexible architecture to meet BOW business objectives. For selected technologies, the Lead Solution Architect will be responsible for building and maintaining a strong vendor relationship and ensuring that BOW and the vendor operate in concert to maximize the returns from purchased software and services. The ideal candidate will be responsible to evaluate current legacy products in BOW and recommend a technology roadmap to ensure that the products continue to meet business objectives.
  1. Analyze and work with Business partners on Requirements to develop architecture solutions for Cash Management Solutions
  2. Researches, evaluates, and remains current on relevant and emerging tools, techniques and technologies within the IT
  3. Due to the technical nature of this role we require our Solutions Architect to have strong hands-on implementation skills in contemporary technologies and methodologies and be comfortable working at a highly detailed level in a complex technical environment.
  4. Create and develop Software Architecture Documents
  5. Present the Architecture recommendations/documents to Executives  and Enterprise Architects
  6. Develop the solutions to meet Business Requirements
  7. Work with Quality assurance team to resolve all the defects identified
  8. Proactively lead vendors and engineers to deliver high quality products with minimal defects.
  9. Integrate complex web, middleware, and back end systems
  10. Ensure projects are realistic, interesting, and fun for everyone involved


Job Requirements

  • Minimum of 7 years of experience as a Technology Solutions Architect
  • Bachelor’s degree in related information technology field
  • Experience with architecting and developing solutions for highly scalable, highly available systems
  • Experience in architecting multi-tiered solutions based on architectural best practices
  • Experience with service oriented architecture (SOA), Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) technology and other middleware technologies
  • Experience with web solution architectures
  • Strong strategic thinker with an ability to communicate your vision
  • Creative thinking and approach, essential to collaboration with BOW customers, product groups and account management to determine solutions that further the business and align with business plans and technology strategies
  • Outstanding analytical skills; able to critically evaluate the information gathered from multiple sources
  • Strong facilitation and listening skills
  • Ability to represent technical and business issues and solutions to multiple levels internally and externally to support strategic organizational plans
  • Highly effective written, verbal and presentation skills
  • Interpersonal skills that lend themselves to effectively negotiating priorities and resolving conflicts among project stakeholders
  • Excellent architecture documentation and modeling skills
  • Strong software development, design and application architecture skills
  • Significant Retail Banking experience
Bank of the West is an Equal Opportunity employer and proud to provide equal employment opportunity to all job seekers without regard to any status protected by applicable law.   Bank of the West is also an Affirmative Action employer - Minority / Female / Disabled / Veteran.
Bank of the West will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance subject to the requirements of all state and federal laws and regulations.
Job ID: 028723
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