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Sr. Associate, Enterprise Architecture (Cloud Solutions Architect)

Sr. Associate, Enterprise Architecture (Cloud Solutions Architect)-1807494


The Sr. Associate, Enterprise Architecture provides and recommends road maps, principles, standards and best practices for implementation. S/he is responsible for enabling the business and IT leaders to make investment decisions that balance and prioritize current operational demands, disruptions, and opportunities with the strategic vision of the organization.
  • Acts as a liaison between lines of business and IT to assist with identifying and resolving issues associated with systems and projects
  • Analyzes current information technology environment to detect critical deficiencies and recommend solutions for improvement
  • Anticipates future business challenges and recommends innovative technology solutions and options to senior leadership
  • Assists with the implementation of new Enterprise Architecture policies, strategies and procedures to support IT and other cross functional initiatives, as appropriate
  • Builds relationships and trust with key business stakeholders to understand business strategy and future needs
  • Collaborates with project management and IT Leaders to ensure progress towards architectural alignment with project goals and requirements
  • Consults with application and infrastructure development projects to fit systems or infrastructure to architecture, and identify when it is necessary to modify projects to accommodate the solutions architecture
  • Develops a roadmap for the evolution of the enterprise application portfolio from current to future state (as defined in partnership with IT/Business leadership).,Develops understanding of key strategies, business drivers, and business objectives in order to research technology landscape and recommends enhancements of technology solutions to all levels of the company
  • Directs the governance activities associates with ensuring compliance with the enterprise architecture
  • Influences others at the operational level regarding new concepts, practices and approaches
  • Leads and delivers added-value through technology advisory consultancy and through guiding transformational delivery engagements
  • Manages and monitors large projects designed to assist with the corporate planning and projections, and special Enterprise Architecture projects
  • Mentors and guides individual solution and technical enterprise architects
  • Operates in full compliance with internal policies and procedures as well as applicable regulations and laws
  • Provides subject matter expertise to leaders and lines of business in Enterprise Architecture
  • Provides technology solution guidance and recommendations for business initiative projects across the enterprise
  • Reviews existing business processes and establishes metrics to improve business processes, as well as support of all architectural disciplines under their direction
  • Shares best practices, lessons learned and constantly updates the technical system architecture requirements based on changing technologies, and knowledge related to recent, current and upcoming vendor products and solutions
  • Understands technology trends and the practical application of existing, new, and emerging technologies to enable new and evolving business and operating models
  • Acts as a subject matter expert (SME) while providing leadership, guidance, and mentorship to other team members


  • Bachelor's Degree; Computer Management, Management Information Systems, Computer Engineering, System Analysis or an equivalent field
  • Master's Degree; Computer Management, Management Information Systems, Computer Engineering, System Analysis or an equivalent field, or equivalent work experience
  • 9-12 years; Information Technology or a related field.
  • Ability to adapt and adjust to multiple demands and competing priorities
  • Ability to adapt and implement IT systems and programs
  • Ability to adjust to new developments/changing circumstances
  • Ability to convey a sense of urgency and drive issues/projects to closure
  • Ability to effectively communicate and build relationships with multiple levels of the organizational structure, including senior level management
  • Ability to lead, mentor and guide peers, subordinates and management
  • Demonstrated applied knowledge of enterprise application delivery mechanisms and requirements
  • Demonstrated experience of defining architecture and data management strategies to support the business' strategy
  • Excellent time management, prioritization, communication, troubleshooting, and problem solving skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Knowledge of Master Data Management and Data Governance best practices
  • Knowledge of applicable data privacy practices and information security practices
  • Minimal physical effort such as sitting, standing, and walking.
  • Strong understanding of cloud computing technology and infrastructure as well as experience designing and migrating applications to the cloud.
  • Experience in a consultant role (Communication Skills)
  • Experience in OpenStack Technologies, Agile and DevOps, CI/CD environment /tools
  • Knowledge of at least one operating system: Linux, Unix, Solaris, Ubuntu, Windows. Specially with Linux
  • Understanding of networking: TCP/IP, IP addresses, HTTP, DNS.
  • Computer Programming Languages (Java)     Node.js, PHP, Python, Ruby on Rails,
  • High-level understanding of key security concepts
  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect (a must)
  • Proven experience in cloud computing services (IaaS,PaaS,SaaS)
At Santander, we value and respect differences in our workforce and strive to increase the diversity of our teams. We actively encourage everyone to apply.



Primary Location

:Massachusetts-Dorchester-2 Morrissey Boulevard - 06367 - Columbia Park


:Technology (5900)



Job Posting

:Dec 18, 2018, 9:28:54 PM


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