E*TRADE Financial Holdings, LLC

Azure Cloud Architect

Job Locations US-GA-Alpharetta
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2/17/2021 3:57 PM)
Requisition ID
2021-15902
Professional Area
Technology

Who We Are

More than 30 years ago, E*TRADE pioneered the online brokerage industry by executing the first-ever electronic individual investor trade. While the landscape of our industry has changed dramatically, our culture of innovation and drive to make online trading accessible to everyone continues to drive us forward. We believe in challenging the status quo, fostering an environment of curiosity and learning, and, above all, putting our customers first.

About the Role

 

Essential Functions of the Job

  • Be able to provide technical direction and lead a group of one or more architects to address a goal.
  • Architect and design solutions to meet functional and non-functional requirements
  • Create and review architecture and solution design artifacts
  • Evangelize re-use through implementation of shared assets
  • Enforce adherence to architectural standards/principles, global product-specific guidelines, usability design standards, etc.
  • Proactively provide guidance on engineering methodologies, standards and leading practices
  • Guidance of engineering staff and reviews of as-built configurations during construction phase
  • Provide insight and direction on roles and responsibilities required for solution operations
  • Identify, communicate and mitigate Risks, Assumptions, Issues and Decisions throughout full life-cycle

 

Analytical/Decision Making Responsibilities

 

  • Considers the art of the possible, compares various architectural options based on feasibility and impact, and proposes actionable plans
  • Demonstrates strong analytical and technical problem-solving skills
  • Ability to analyze and operate at various levels of abstraction
  • Ability to balance what is strategically right with what is practically realistic

 

Qualifications

 

Knowledge and Skills Requirements

  • Leadership skills be able to inspire others and persuade
  • Excellent technical architecture skills, enabling the creation of future-proof, complex global solutions
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and organizational skills that are required to operate as a leading member of global, distributed teams that deliver quality services and solutions.
  • Ability to rapidly gain knowledge of the organizational structure of the firm to facilitate work with groups outside of the immediate technical team.
  • Knowledge and experience in IT methodologies and life cycles that will be used.
  • Familiar with solution implementation/management, service/operations management, etc.
  • Maintains close awareness of new and emerging technologies and their potential application for service offerings and products.

 

Required Qualifications

  • Minimum of 5 years leading teams
  • Minimum of 10+ years overall IT industry experience
  • Minimum of 3+ years in a solution architecture role using service and hosting solutions such as private/public cloud IaaS, PaaS and SaaS platforms.
  • Experience in architecting and designing technical solutions leveraging Microsoft Azure IaaS, PaaS and SaaS capabilities.
  • Knowledge of authentication (SAML/OAuth/OIDC), MFA, and RBAC
  • Knowledge of cloud security controls including tenant isolation, encryption at rest, encryption in transit, key management, vulnerability assessments, application firewalls, SIEM, etc.
  • Experience building and supporting mission critical technology components with DR capabilities
  • Experience with multi-tier system and service design and development for large enterprises
  • Extensive, real-world experience designing technology components for enterprise solutions and defining solution architectures and reference architectures with a focus on cloud technologies

 

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience with configuration management and automation tools such as Ansible, Puppet, Terraforms, etc..
  • Experience with relational, graph and/or unstructured data technologies such as SQL Server, Azure SQL, Azure Data
  • Lake, HD Insights, Hadoop, Cloudera, MongoDB, MySQL, Neo4j, Cassandra, Couchbase
  • Software development full life-cycle methodologies, patterns, frameworks, libraries and tools
  • Knowledge of programming and scripting languages such as JavaScript, PowerShell, Bash, SQL, .NET, Java, Python, PHP, Ruby, PERL, C++, etc.
  • Experience with visualization tools such as Tableau, Spotfire, Power BI, D3
  • Experience with machine learning tools such as Azure ML, AWS, Google, etc.
  • Experience in distilling complex technical challenges to actionable decisions for stakeholders and guiding project teams by building consensus and mediating compromises when necessary.
  • Experience coordinating the intersection of complex system dependencies and interactions
  • Experience in solution delivery using Agile methodologies.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of relevant industry trends and standards

Technical Requirements

  • Exposure to infrastructure and application security technologies and approaches
  • Familiarity with requirements gathering techniques.

 

Certification Requirements (at least one)

 

  • Microsoft, AWS, TOGAF, ITIL, CCNA, CISSP, PMP, etc.

 

 

E*TRADE, a member of the Morgan Stanley family of companies offers a full spectrum of benefits, including Medical, Prescription Drug, Dental, Vision, Flexible Spending Account or Health Savings Account, Life Insurance, Disability and other Insurance Plans, Paid Time Off (including Sick Leave, Parental Leave and Vacation), Holidays, 401(k) and financial wellness plans in addition to other special perks reserved for our employees. Please visit Employment benefits at E*TRADE Financial — explore jobs (etradecareers.com) learn more about our benefit offerings.

EEO Statement

E*TRADE Financial Holdings, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer who encourages diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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