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Enterprise Architect (Integration)

Company: Fisher Investments
Location: Plano
Posted on: May 12, 2024

Job Description:

It's an exciting time to join Fisher Investments! We're continuing to invest in the future of our firm's technology and information security. Our business is growing internationally, which emphasizes the need to build an unparalleled global team that inspires future scale through strategic solutions, innovation, mentoring, and tight knit teamwork. We help support our firm's diverse businesses, and we are excited to continue solidifying that foundation as we add more accomplished technologists to our team.

The Opportunity:

As an Enterprise Architect (Integration), you will plan portions of the enterprise architecture environment and promote architectural principles and standards. You will have a particular focus on data and integration architecture in the context of using cloud platforms to run a large wealth management firm with a global presence.

As a technical expert, you will partner with our internal technology teams, our partners, third-party vendors, and implementation partners. Your experience will help us build our technology transformation program and create multi-year roadmaps to align enterprise-wide solutions to Fisher's our priorities. You will also survey the technology landscape and guide the evolution of the current environment to support future capabilities and requirements. You will report to the Vice President of Enterprise Architecture as a member of our team of experienced Enterprise Architects.

The Day-to-Day:

  • Define and oversee the adherence to enterprise architecture principles and standards across portions of applications, infrastructure, and information security
  • Define the architecture and lead the selection of important platforms (both cloud and on-premises), products, and vendors to be utilized for programs across the enterprise
  • Ensure the architecture of applications and systems (especially cloud-based data and integration architecture) is consistent with enterprise needs, and ascertain how application solutions are used to meet those enterprise needs
  • Lead technology and business teams to evaluate current technology solutions and plan, design, and coordinate multi-year roadmaps for all applications and support activities
  • Survey the technology landscape to identify systems and solutions that align with firm strategy while collaborating with executive leadership to recommend, implement and maintain appropriate technology solutions
  • Function as SME to Technology Business Services, Infrastructure and Operations, Information Security, 3rd party vendors, and implementation partners
  • Facilitate optimization of current state architecture during the transformation to future state architecture
    Your Qualifications:
    • 10+ year's combination of solution / technical / business architecture roles
    • 7+ years of experience leading solution / technical architecture team with a strong preference at a large asset management or financial services firm
    • Bachelor's degree in information systems or related technical field or equivalent combination of education and experience required
    • Experience with application, data, integration, security, and technology platform architectures
    • Experience with cloud-based platforms and services, and building cloud-based and hybrid solutions
    • Broad understanding of market / industry trends and architecture frameworks
    • Highly advanced ability to investigate, analyze issues to take to resolution
    • Experience implementing multiple complex enterprise level changes simultaneously, including how to guide and measure adoption of best practices
    • Proven experience leading, mentoring, and developing employees
    • Expertise in translating enterprise needs and problems into viable and accepted solutions
    • Expertise in decision-making, conflict resolution, and negotiation/influence skills
      Why Fisher Investments:

      We work for a bigger purpose: bettering the investment universe. We take great pride in our inclusive culture, our learning and development framework customized for every employee, and our Great Place to Work Certification. It's the people that make the Fisher purpose possible, and we invest in them by offering exceptional benefits like:
      • 100% paid medical, dental and vision premiums for you and your qualifying dependents
      • A 50% 401(k) match, up to the IRS maximum
      • 20 days of PTO*, plus 10 paid holidays (*17 days of PTO and 3 days of sick time for California employees)
      • Family Support programs including 8 weeks Paid Primary Caregiver leave, adoption assistance and back-up child care
      • $10,000 fertility, hormonal health and family-forming benefit
      • Opportunity to participate in our hybrid work from home program. This program is subject to change. Based on tenure and performance eligibility, you will have the opportunity to work from home up to 75 days per year.

Keywords: Fisher Investments, Plano , Enterprise Architect (Integration), Professions , Plano, Texas

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