Ameriprise Financial Minneapolis , MN 55415
The Dir-Business Architecture is responsible for translating the business and functional strategy and plans in to the domain-specific capabilities and business solutions necessary to deliver the strategy. By challenging the status quo, identifying improvement opportunities, building functional models, operational business architectures and various enterprise architecture models that link business and technology concepts they will improve the effectiveness, efficiency of the business and the customer centricity of the technology organization.
Define and Manage Domain Strategy
Develop a business architecture strategy for the domain, applying a structured approach and methodology for capturing key views of the business.
Work as an effective liaison between the business and technology to effectively influence and negotiate decisions as they relate to the domain strategy.
Define and maintain strategy to ensure technology solutions support business needs and strategies within cost, schedule and scope.
Create and own the road map for capabilities within the domain.
Interpret, Articulate and Impact Business Strategy
Provide leadership in defining and designing the end-to-end technology solution models for the business.
Drive consistency and optimization of business processes and technology solutions across capabilities within the domain.
Assist business and technical designers in understanding design choices.
Provide recommendations to preserve integrity across the various strands of change and ensure the delivery of holistic, integrated solutions.
Identify Gaps and Initiate Change
Work with the business to understand and define business processes that meet goals and objectives and maximize the value proposition of the technology solution.
Analyze the existing domain to determine whether opportunities exist to create competitive advantages, cost efficiencies and/or revenue growth.
Perform current state assessment to identify people, process, technology and information gaps to develop transformation roadmap and help create the supporting cost-benefit analysis (CBA).
Support Project Delivery
Manage the domain requirements and design processes, ensuring alignment with Ameriprise business and technology strategies and enterprise business architecture strategy.
In partnership with capability domain owners, provide strategic product management leadership through brainstorming product concepts and requirements definition that align with the business' need for emerging technology solutions.
Provide solution design expertise and support for technology projects.
Business Architecture Practice
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Business or related field; or equivalent work experience.
7-10 years of relevant experience.
7-10 years of related technology experience - including business architecture, systems analysis and system design experience.
Experience driving business requirements through process mapping, modeling and information flows.
Proven ability to apply architectural principles, methods and tools to solve for business challenges.
Exceptional written and verbal communication skills; including the ability to effectively communicate at all levels of an organization.
Expert knowledge of modeling simulation and analysis techniques and methodologies.
About Our Company
With the right company, life can be brilliant. At Ameriprise, we're not just in the business of helping clients with their financial goals we also help our advisors and employees reach their true potential. Be part of an inclusive, collaborative culture that rewards you for your contributions and work with other talented individuals who share your passion for doing great work. You'll also have plenty of opportunities to make your mark at the office and a difference in your community. So if you're talented, driven and want to work for a strong ethical company that cares, take the next step to create a brilliant career at Ameriprise Financial.