Citizens Bank Enterprise Architect in Johnston, Rhode Island


The Enterprise Architect is an experienced professional providing technology architecture expertise and guidance across multiple business divisions, organizations & technology domains. This role will incorporate a strong consultant oriented approach working across business and technology teams to summarize the current environment and establish a target vision aligned with business and IT strategy. Through engagement with business partners and a deep understanding of technology capabilities, industry trends and business areas you're responsible for, you will lead efforts to align strategic investment planning & major programs for one or more business areas. The Enterprise Architect will be responsible for:Translate business strategy into a strategic investment portfolioDefine / maintain Target Architectures in Roadmaps.Influencing the technology strategy & technology investments that will realize the business strategy.Influence vendors & partners.Lead and/or assist efforts to scope and architect major change programs, leading strategic options analysis & proposing end-to-end solutions & highlighting trade-offs.Review ongoing designs of major programs to identify strategic opportunities and resolve design issues during delivery.Ensure projects align with strategic capabilities, target architectures & technology standards.Identify key technology enablers to optimize IT investment.


10+ years relevant technology architecture experience - including evidence of leading efforts to shape strategic investment portfolios and to scope & architect major programs. Working knowledge of the Financial Services industry in either Consumer / Retail Banking (e.g. digital transformation, consumer lending) & Commercial Banking (e.g. capital markets, transaction banking).Experience creating & maintaining Architecture Roadmaps.Hands on experience creating prototypes/MVPs, working closely with the business and fintech partners. Demonstrated experience of leading virtual teams made up of business and technology resources.Strong organizational skills with a demonstrated ability to plan and prioritize workloadStrong communication and influencing skills with business & technology executives (Director of Technology, CTO, COO, CIO, Business Division Leads) Preferred Qualifications:Demonstrated depth in one or more of the following technology domains: Development tools, ITSM and platform management and monitoring tools, site reliability engineering or availability reference architectures.Demonstrated experience implementing a CI/CD environment and leading a DevOps team.Demonstrated experience of identifying and leading forward process improvements.Experience working with the design, integration and/or support of vendor packages within an overall enterprise architecture.Working knowledge of Enterprise Architecture frameworks & industry models (TOGAF, ITIL and BIAN).Education:Bachelors degree required

Why Work for Us

At Citizens, you'll find a customer-centric culture built around helping our customers and giving back to our local communities. When you join our team, you are part of a supportive and collaborative workforce, with access to training and tools to accelerate your potential and maximize your career growth.

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