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Sr Systems Architect

  • Location: Irving, 75062
  • Salary: $73.08 - $79.63 / hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 2 months ago

Work with the brightest minds at one of the largest financial institutions in the world. This is long-term contract opportunity that includes a competitive benefit package!

Our client has been around for over 150 years and is continuously innovating in today's digital age. If you want to work for a company that is not only a household name, but also truly cares about satisfying customers' financial needs and helping people succeed financially, apply today.

Position: Lead Systems Architect
Location: IRVING, Texas, 75062
Term: 6 months

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for overseeing medium to high architectural impact projects, such as spread/macro e-trading platforms, and for owning the overall application architecture and design for assigned technical projects, partnering with business and technology stakeholders.
  • Responsible for reviewing and approving medium application architecture impact designs.
  • Analyze highly complex business requirements; generate technical specifications to design or redesign complex solutions and applications for CIB.
  • Responsible for communicating Enterprise Architecture strategy and direction to both management and application teams, directing implementation of said architecture.
  • Acts in a strategic role in the development and maintenance of application architectures for Capital Markets, ensuring compliance with Enterprise Architecture.
  • Assist with the definition of future technology architecture and strategy.
  • Assure with meeting quality, security and compliance requirements.
  • Lead the implementation of complex projects and initiatives that have companywide scope.
  • Assist in the creation of architectural artifacts for key technology initiatives.
  • Participate in the definition of future technology architecture and strategy.
  • Identify medium to high architectural impact projects.
  • Conduct complex technology and system assessments for architecture solutions.
  • Communicate the companywide Architecture strategy and direction to both management and systems related teams.
  • Make decisions in the development and maintenance of architectures.
  • Understand compliance and risk management requirements for supported areas.
  • Ensure applications adhere to established standards, policies, methodologies and industry best practices.
  • Collaborate and consult with peers, colleagues and managers to resolve issues and achieve goals.

Is this a good fit? (Requirements):

  • 10 + years of experience architecting critical software solutions using architecture design principles within enterprise environment.
  • Strong understanding of Enterprise Design Patterns, DDD and RESTFul Architecture.
  • 10+ years of software development experience utilizing OOP and Java/.NET/C++.
  • 7+ years of experience working within Agile software development teams.
  • 7+ years of experience as application architect or systems architect.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to interact with all levels of an organization.
  • Ability to influence across all organizational levels, particularly senior management.
  • Ability to translate and present complex technical data across technical and non-technical groups.
  • Strict Capital Markets, Architecture experience.
  • 5+ years of Systems Architecture experience, or equivalent demonstrated through one or a combination of the following: work experience, training, military experience, education.

Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

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At MATRIX, we expertly match talented professionals with job opportunities to elevate careers. Since 1983, we have placed thousands of professionals at innovative clients across every industry ranging from small startups to Fortune 50 companies. It’s why we’re consistently in the top 25 of all U.S. IT staffing firms and why our consultants rate us well above the industry average, earning us ClearlyRated's Best of Staffing awards year after year. People come to us for a job, and stay with us because of our top-notch consultant care.

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For hourly W2 contract roles MATRIX offers a highly competitive benefit package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, HSA, and 401(k) with pre and post-tax options.  Please see for more information.

For direct hire placement with our clients, benefits would be offered in accordance with that particular client’s offerings. This may include PTO, Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K and other pre and post-tax options.