Senior Solution Architect (Acfr Strategy And Innovation)

PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. Pittsburgh , PA 15201

Posted 2 months ago

Position Overview

At PNC, our people are our greatest differentiator and competitive advantage in the markets we serve. We are all united in delivering the best experience for our customers. We work together each day to foster an inclusive workplace culture where all of our employees feel respected, valued and have an opportunity to contribute to the company's success. As a(n) Senior Solution Architect (ACFR Strategy and Innovation) within PNC's ACFR Strategy and Innovation organization, you will be based anywhere PNC has a footprint or remote.

Do you have a vision for how financial services can improve people's everyday lives? Are you entrepreneurial, with an action-disposition? As a member of the ACFR Strategy and Innovation team you will partner with the business to advance transformative and innovative strategies. Blockchain, artificial intelligence and machine learning, cloud-native architectures and IoT are within our solution set, as well as agile development, product management, design thinking and human-centered design approaches. You will thrive inside a dynamic work environment that empowers your ability to explore emerging technologies, changing the way financial industries do business and driving the education of this ever-changing market.

Primary job responsibilities

Build the solution roadmap and architecture for the team's proofs-of-concept, prototypes and eventual end products or solutions.

Partner with technology directors to establish cross-cutting technology strategies that provide benefits across the many domains we support.

Team up with PNC Bank stakeholders, third-party partners, fintechs, software vendors, and academia to design and build innovative prototypes and solutions that tackle real-time issues and advance the core of how we do business.

Regularly take abstract, early-stage product or solution concepts, and build them with technology.

Stay ahead of the curve on emerging technology trends and connect the dots with where the business is or should be going.

Facilitate software ideation and design sessions to rapidly identify solutions, align stakeholders and drive timely and achievable results.

Successful candidates will demonstrate the following skills:

  • 10+ years of professional software architecture and/or engineering experience.

  • Must have hands-on development and delivery experience with multiple programming languages, primarily Java and with working knowledge of others including Go, C/C++/C#, JavaScript, Angular, Node, Python

  • Must have cloud-based infrastructure and architecture solutions, including Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services, and/or Google Cloud Platform

  • Expertise with modern, Agile-based application development methodologies and emerging technologies like microservices, API management, web-scale architectures, DevOps engineering, container-based delivery, cloud automation, TDD, BDD, continuous integration (CI), and CD.

  • Experience in collaborating and working alongside executive-level and senior-level partner stakeholders

  • Proven success facilitating software design and ideation sessions

  • Demonstrated understanding of relational and NoSQL database models, and "big data" analysis tools and techniques

  • Working knowledge of Blockchain-based technologies, business applications, languages and design patterns

Job Description

  • Develops solution architecture and resolves complex issues in a variety of projects through the implementation of requirements analysis, expertise support and project supervision.

  • Designs solution architecture in large or complex programs, including system and application designs, software and technical architecture, in accordance with strategies and objectives.

  • Provides expertise for the solution architecture team and other IT staff on a variety of issues in software designs, system architecture and solution-oriented technologies.

  • Communicates with clients and analyses business requirements and processes; makes recommendations, and leads in shaping future plans in solution architecture.

  • Oversees solution architecture project outcomes, including hardware and software design; ensures that each project phase meets overall requirements.

PNC Employees take pride in our reputation and to continue building upon that we expect our employees to be:

  • Customer Focused
  • Knowledgeable of the values and practices that align customer needs and satisfaction as primary considerations in all business decisions and able to leverage that information in creating customized customer solutions.
  • Managing Risk
  • Assessing and effectively managing all of the risks associated with their business objectives and activities to ensure they adhere to and support PNC's Enterprise Risk Management Framework.

Competencies

Analytical Thinking

  • Knowledge of techniques and tools that promote effective analysis and the ability to determine the root cause of organizational problems and create alternative solutions that resolve the problems in the best interest of the business.

Effective Communications

  • Understanding of effective communication concepts, tools and techniques; ability to effectively transmit, receive, and accurately interpret ideas, information, and needs through the application of appropriate communication behaviors.

Effectiveness Measurement

  • Ability to measure the quality and quantity of work effort for the purpose of improvement.

Industry Knowledge

  • Knowledge of the organization's industry group, trends, directions, major issues, regulatory considerations, and trendsetters; ability to apply this knowledge appropriately to diverse situations.

IT Standards, Procedures & Policies

  • Knowledge of and the ability to utilize a variety of administrative skill sets and technical knowledge to manage organizational IT policies, standards, and procedures.

Planning: Tactical, Strategic

  • Ability to contribute to operational (short term), tactical (1-2 years) and strategic (3-5 years) planning in support of the overall business plan.

Platform Architecture

  • Knowledge of technologies and methods to design processing mechanisms and roadmaps to execute business application systems; ability to design these roadmaps and deploy supportive interfaces for end-users to access related systems, in accordance with standards and processes.

Problem Solving

  • Knowledge of approaches, tools, techniques for recognizing, anticipating, and resolving organizational, operational or process problems; ability to apply this knowledge appropriately to diverse situations.

Software Product Design/Architecture

  • Knowledge of and experience with activities, tools and techniques for converting market requirements into the software product design.

The Open Group Architecture Framework (TOGAF)

  • Knowledge of and ability to use this universal framework released by 'The Open Group' to effectively plan, develop and govern enterprise architecture.

Work Experience

Roles at this level typically require a university / college degree. Higher level education such as a Masters degree, PhD, or certifications is desirable. Industry relevant experience is typically 8+ years. Specific certifications are often required. In lieu of a degree, a comparable combination of education and experience (including military service) may be considered.

Education

Bachelors

Additional Job Description

Benefits

PNC offers employees a comprehensive range of benefits to help meet your needs now and in the future. Depending on your eligibility, options for full-time employees include medical/prescription drug coverage (with a Health Savings Account feature); dental and vision options; employee and spouse/child life insurance; short- and long-term disability protection; maternity and parental leave; paid holidays, vacation days and occasional absence time; 401(k), pension and stock purchase plans; dependent care reimbursement account; back-up child/elder care; adoption assistance; educational assistance and a robust wellness program with financial incentives. To learn more about these and other programs, including benefits for part-time employees, visit pncbenefits.com > New to PNC.

Disability Accommodations Statement:

The PNC workplace is inclusive and supportive of individual needs. If you have a physical or other impairment that might require an accommodation, including technical assistance with the PNC Careers website or submission process, please call 877-968-7762 and select Option 4: Recruiting or contact us via email at pathfinder@pnc.com.

The Human Resources Service Center hours of operation are Monday

  • Friday 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM ET.

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO):

PNC provides equal employment opportunity to qualified persons regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, or other categories protected by law.

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ArrayArrayAs a(n) Senior Solution Architect (ACFR Strategy and Innovation) within PNC's ACFR Strategy and Innovation organization, you will be based anywhere PNC has a footprint or remote. As a member of the ACFR Strategy and Innovation team you will partner with the business to advance transformative and innovative strategies. You will thrive inside a dynamic work environment that empowers your ability to explore emerging technologies, changing the way financial industries do business and driving the education of this ever-changing market. Build the solution roadmap and architecture for the team's proofs-of-concept, prototypes and eventual end products or solutions. Partner with technology directors to establish cross-cutting technology strategies that provide benefits across the many domains we support. Team up with PNC Bank stakeholders, third-party partners, fintechs, software vendors, and academia to design and build innovative prototypes and solutions that tackle real-time issues and advance the core of how we do business. Regularly take abstract, early-stage product or solution concepts, and build them with technology. Stay ahead of the curve on emerging technology trends and connect the dots with where the business is or should be going. Facilitate software ideation and design sessions to rapidly identify solutions, align stakeholders and drive timely and achievable results. Proven success facilitating software design and ideation sessions. Develops solution architecture and resolves complex issues in a variety of projects through the implementation of requirements analysis, expertise support and project supervision. Designs solution architecture in large or complex programs, including system and application designs, software and technical architecture, in accordance with strategies and objectives. Provides expertise for the solution architecture team and other IT staff on a variety of issues in software designs, system architecture and solution-oriented technologies. Communicates with clients and analyses business requirements and processes; makes recommendations, and leads in shaping future plans in solution architecture. Oversees solution architecture project outcomes, including hardware and software design; ensures that each project phase meets overall requirements. Customer Focused

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Senior Solution Architect (Acfr Strategy And Innovation)

PNC Financial Services Group, Inc.