Domain Architect - Application

Federated Investors Pittsburgh , PA 15201

Posted 2 months ago

Full/Part Time


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  • JOB OPENING #: 7723




  • Bachelor degree in computer science, systems analysis or a related study, or equivalent experience. MBA or relevant Master's Degree preferred.

  • Minimum of 8 years of Information Technology experience with required; this includes experience in two or more information architecture related disciplines, including data modeling, data warehousing, data science, reporting, analytics and visualization required.

  • Knowledge of applications and systems specific to Investment Management / Compliance (i.e. Eagle, Charles River, Bloomberg)

  • Knowledge of the asset management industry and associated regulatory environment with working knowledge of order management, portfolio accounting, security management, and sales and marketing systems preferred.

  • Knowledge of general securities and understanding of Fixed Income, Equity and Liquidity

  • Experience implementing or supporting data governance operations preferred.

  • Experience with master data management tools and techniques preferred.

  • Experience with agile methodologies preferred.

  • Knowledge of business process re-engineering principles and processes preferred.

  • Basic knowledge of financial models and budgeting preferred.


  • Defines and documents Federated's architectural standards, target state architectures, and best practices that guide and influence architecture decisions for the Investment Management / Compliance domain with collaboration and guidance from other architects and review from the Architecture Review Board (ARB)

  • Performs research and analysis of technology industry and market trends to determine their potential impact on the enterprise

  • Understands and interprets Federated's current Information Technology landscape to identify weaknesses for application owners to develop improvements and works with leadership to prioritize improvement projects

  • Oversees the development of architecture transition plans for moving from current to future state business, data, application and infrastructure models

  • Creates architecture roadmaps for the introduction and retirement of technology, cost/risk reduction and optimization, ensure adherence to architectural standards and the continual enablement of business strategies

  • Through partnership with the Enterprise Architects, Incorporates enterprise business trends and strategies to create domain-specific target state architecture, standards, guidelines, patterns, and reference models

  • As it pertains to the Investment Management / Compliance domain, manages the evaluation and selection of application, data, and infrastructure technology, product standards, and the design of standard configurations with guidance from the Enterprise Architects and ARB

  • Defines and enforces Architecture standards, procedures, metrics and policies to ensure consistency across the organization with guidance from the Enterprise Architects and ARB

  • Collaborates with the Technical Architects to ensure the development of the conceptual and logical architectures required for business solution delivery


  • 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (overtime as required)
  • Federated Investors Tower (Pittsburgh, PA 15222) or Warrendale Location (Warrendale, PA 15086)


  • Excellent analytical, problem solving, oral and written communication skills

  • Possess attention to detail, accuracy and timeliness

  • Strong problem solving and decision making skills

  • Demonstrate flexibility and a cooperative attitude and the ability to work as a member of a team

  • Demonstrate ability to understand the long-term ("big picture") and short-term perspectives of situations.

  • Demonstrate ability to translate business needs into solution architecture designs.

  • COMMENCEMENT DATE: 07/09/2019

Federated is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to the extent required by applicable law to qualified individuals without regard to the following criteria: race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, mental or physical disability, age, familial status, ancestry, military status, veteran status, marital status, creed, sexual orientation, or genetic information/predisposition/carrier status as well as any other prohibited criteria under any applicable local, state or federal law.

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