Princ. Eng., Infra Eng.

Invesco Houston , TX 77020

Posted 11 months ago

Invesco is a leading global asset management firm with more than $888.2 billion* in assets under management. We provide our retail and institutional clients a diverse and comprehensive range of investment capabilities to help people get more out of life. Invesco is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange (IVZ) and has about 7,000 employees in over 20 countries.

(*As of December 31, 2018)

Job Purpose (Job Summary):

Invesco is part of the Financial Services Industry, where cutting-edge technology can deliver a competitive advantage. The Cloud Engineer is accountable for architecting and designing comprehensive solutions that meet business requirements in support of a given project or capability. The Cloud Engineer will be accountable for partnering with key roles (e.g. Application teams or other Infrastructure functions) to create solutions that are aligned to the architecture principles, leverage common solutions and services, and meet the financial targets (cost and benefits) as defined by Infrastructure leadership. Cloud Engineers at Invesco assess a project's technical feasibility, implementation risks and benefits to the user, while working to ensure a successful implementation. The Cloud Engineer will work with business partners and Application representatives to understand the functional requirements, coordinate the formulation of technical designs with the Infrastructure Engineering team, and oversee the implementation of the solution to ensure compliance to requirements and technical standards. A Cloud Engineer must have broad knowledge of all different aspects of the technical landscape, as well as robust business domain knowledge. The Cloud Engineer will be responsible for validating a complex architecture and ensuring its successful implementation. Business communication, project management and technical leadership are all important trait of a successful engineer in the Invesco Technology organization. The Cloud Engineer will be expected to lead in the development of the technical solution or offering, in translating the business needs into technical requirements. They will be expected to handle complex, long-term focused projects involving multiple disciplines or business units, while providing direction to high priority or special projects undertaken by different business areas. The Cloud Engineer will also provide high-level specialized technical support and consultation to business and IT management.

Key Responsibilities / Duties:

  • Design of a Secure Cloud Foundation, repeatable cloud patterns, templates, and/or accelerators to enable faster business IT adoption of cloud service.

  • Development of process and code required to transform traditional services to modern architectures

  • Lead large scale and complex cloud service development programs

  • Consult, Advise and Facilitate the implementation of cloud practices and services

  • Promote, mentor and educate the client community on Cloud Adoption, Operating Guidelines/Principles, and Cloud Services/Solutions

  • Build a strong relationship and rapport with key stakeholders, including business partners, Application leads and other Infrastructure functions (Engineering, Operations, etc.)

  • Technical leadership and exposure across a broad scale of tools, technologies, and architecture models.

  • Ability to engage with technical members from other teams to collaborate on designs and specifications for cross-functional technical solutions

  • Keeps abreast of current developments and trends in Infrastructure and assigned business domain through networking, continuing education and industry/technology publications

Work Experience / Knowledge:

  • Advanced Experience with AWS services like: CloudFormation, IAM Policies, EC2, Lambda, S3, Glacier, Multi-Region VPC, Route53, Security Groups, ALB/ELB/NLB, CloudWatch, etc

  • AWS Certified Solution Architect, or ability to pursue certification within 18-24 months of hire

  • Financial services experience in Asset Management preferred

Skills / Other Personal Attributes Required:

  • Interpersonal skills necessary to effectively interact and communicate throughout the organization with a variety of individuals at all technical levels is required.

  • Knowledge of mutual fund industry, data and processes highly preferred.

  • The ability to cooperate in a team environment is critical.

  • Must have the ability to manage projects, establish priorities, meet deadlines and concentrate on detailed information in a fast-paced, demanding work environment.

  • The ability to influence others so that project objectives are met is required.

  • The ability to cooperate in a team environment is critical.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required.

  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills are a must.

  • Must have the ability to present technical presentations to both technical and non-technical audiences.

  • Ability to collaborate with business analysts and clients to develop strategies and solutions of high business value

Formal Education: (minimum requirement to perform job duties)

  • A Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field of study or equivalent years of direct experience required
  • A Master's of Business Administration in a related field is preferred or commensurate relevant work experience

Working Conditions:

  • Normal work environment with little exposure to excessive noise, dust and temperature.

  • Regular working hours; flexibility of timing is available depending upon the project or assignment.

  • Frequent sitting and intermittent walking is also required.

  • Hours may include occasional evenings and/or weekends. Frequency and duration to be determined by manager.

FLSA (US Only): Exempt

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this role. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. The job holder may be required to perform other duties as deemed appropriate by their manager from time to time.

Invesco's culture of inclusivity and its commitment to diversity in the workplace are demonstrated through our people practices. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, disability, age, or veteran status. Our equal opportunity employment efforts comply with all applicable U.S. state and federal laws governing non-discrimination in employment.


icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon
lc_ad

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Principal Architect Infra Solution

Invesco

Posted 5 days ago

VIEW JOBS 2/15/2020 12:00:00 AM 2020-05-15T00:00 Invesco is one of the world's leading global investment managers, entrusted with managing $1.2 trillion* in assets on behalf of clients worldwide. We are the 6th largest US retail asset manager and the 13th largest investment manager globally, and our more than 8,000 employees worldwide are dedicated to delivering an investment experience that helps people get more out of life. We are purely focused on managing a comprehensive range of active, passive and alternative investment capabilities, which we draw on to provide customized solutions aligned to client needs, our most important benchmark. (*As of May 31,2019) Job Purpose (Job Summary): Invesco is part of the Financial Services Industry, where cutting-edge technology can deliver a competitive advantage. The Solution Architect is accountable for architecting and designing comprehensive solutions that meet business requirements in support of a given project or capability. The Solution Architect will be accountable for partnering with key roles (e.g. Application teams or other Infrastructure functions) to create solutions that are aligned to the architecture principles, leverage common solutions and services, and meet the financial targets (cost and benefits) as defined by Infrastructure leadership. Solution Architects assess a project's technical feasibility, implementation risks and benefits to the user, while conveying the value proposition to ensure adoption. The Solution Architect will work with business partners and Application representatives to understand the functional requirements, coordinate the formulation of technical designs with the Infrastructure Engineering team, and oversee the implementation of the solution to ensure compliance to requirements and technical standards. A Solution Architect must have broad knowledge of all different aspects of the technical landscape, as well as robust business domain knowledge. The Solution Architect will be responsible for designing and validating a complex architecture and ensuring its successful implementation. The Solution Architect will also be responsible for relationship management with one of our key stakeholder groups. Increasing the domain knowledge for that functional area will be a critical success factor. The Solution Architect will be expected to bring Infrastructure capabilities to the table when interacting with business partners, with the ability to communicate the value proposition of the proposed solution in terms of benefits, risks and other key business criteria. Key Responsibilities / Duties: * Oversee and support functional and business requirements gathering for Infrastructure * Apply a structured enterprise architecture approach for translating those functional requirements into technical specifications * Produce conceptual and logical architectures to meet strategic business, financial and technology objectives through documentation of systems, architectures, process flows and value-chains * Ensure alignment of initiative level high and low designs against the agreed architectures and technology strategies * Provide continuous feedback between Infrastructure, Applications and business representation * Build a strong relationship and rapport with key stakeholders, including business partners, Application leads and other Infrastructure functions (Engineering, Operations, etc.) * Technical leadership and exposure across a broad scale of tools, technologies, and architecture models. * Ability to engage with technical members from other teams to collaborate on designs and specifications for cross-functional technical solutions * Keeps abreast of current developments and trends in Infrastructure and assigned business domain through networking, continuing education and industry/technology publications Work Experience / Knowledge: * At least 8 years experience in information technology with 2 years of financial services experience and 2 to 3 years of technology architecture experience * Financial services experience in Asset Management with exposure to complex concepts into multiple architectural "views" aimed at varying audiences * Broad based IT Infrastructure knowledge and experience in at least one technical domain (Networking, Server/Storage, Databases, Citrix Hosting, etc.) * Experience working in an Agile team is beneficial. * Knowledge of mutual fund industry, data and processes highly preferred. * Knowledge and/or certification in Agile preferred. Skills / Other Personal Attributes Required: * Interpersonal skills necessary to effectively interact and communicate throughout the organization with a variety of individuals at all technical levels is required. * The ability to cooperate in a team environment is critical. * Must have the ability to manage projects, establish priorities, meet deadlines and concentrate on detailed information in a fast-paced, demanding work environment. * The ability to influence others so that project objectives are met is required. * The ability to cooperate in a team environment is critical. * Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required. * Strong analytical and critical thinking skills are a must. * Must have the ability to present technical presentations to both technical and non-technical audiences. * Ability to collaborate with business analysts and clients to develop strategies and solutions of high business value. Formal Education: (minimum requirement to perform job duties) * A Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field of study or equivalent years of direct experience required * A Master's of Business Administration in a related field is preferred or commensurate relevant work experience FLSA (US Only): Exempt The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this role. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. The job holder may be required to perform other duties as deemed appropriate by their manager from time to time. Invesco's culture of inclusivity and its commitment to diversity in the workplace are demonstrated through our people practices. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, disability, age, or veteran status. Our equal opportunity employment efforts comply with all applicable U.S. state and federal laws governing non-discrimination in employment. Invesco Houston TX

Princ. Eng., Infra Eng.

Invesco