JPMorgan Chase Enterprise Software Architect - Merchant Services in Plano, Texas

As an experienced Software Engineer, your mission is to help lead our team of innovators and technologists toward creating next-level solutions that improve the way our business is run. Your deep knowledge of design, analytics, development, coding, testing and application programming will help your team raise their game, meeting your standards, as well as satisfying both business and functional requirements. Your expertise in various technology domains will be counted on to set strategic direction and solve complex and mission critical problems, internally and externally. Your quest to embracing leading-edge technologies and methodologies inspires your team to follow suit. And best of all, you’ll be able to harness massive amounts of brainpower through our global network of technologists from around the world.

Reporting into the Director of Architecture for Chase Merchant Services, the Architect Lead position is a principle technical leadership role in the architecture organization responsible for developing technology roadmaps and plans for key business strategies supporting the Chase Merchant Services business.

This role requires a wide variety of strengths and capabilities, including:

  • Expertise in application, data and infrastructure architecture disciplines

  • Advanced knowledge of architecture, design and business processes

  • Keen understanding of financial control and budget management

  • Ability to work collaboratively in teams and develop meaningful relationships to achieve common goals

  • Decompose business charters and strategies into well-defined architecture guidance for software development and infrastructure teams

  • Creation of architecture artifacts including business context diagrams, conceptual, logical, security, and physical architectures. Data flow diagrams and entity relationships.

  • Work with IT and business units to create investable and executable technical roadmaps

  • Work with business stakeholders and gain support for critical technology investment decisions

  • Act as a key advisor to senior IT and business leadership

  • Scope and size technology investments

  • Evaluate technologies, vendor solutions and applications

  • Evangelize architecture best practices across JPMC in support of the firm-wide technology strategies

  • Manage the application portfolio lifecycle, and champion IT assets that can be leveraged across lines of business

Our Consumer & Community Banking Group depends on innovators like you to serve nearly 66 million consumers and over 4 million small businesses, municipalities and non-profits. You’ll support the delivery of award winning tools and services that cover everything from personal and small business banking as well as lending, mortgages, credit cards, payments, auto finance and investment advice. This group is also focused on developing and delivering cutting edged mobile applications, digital experiences and next generation banking technology solutions to better serve our clients and customers.

When you work at JPMorgan Chase & Co., you’re not just working at a global financial institution. You’re an integral part of one of the world’s biggest tech companies. In 14 technology hubs worldwide, our team of 40,000+ technologists design, build and deploy everything from enterprise technology initiatives to big data and mobile solutions, as well as innovations in electronic payments, cybersecurity, machine learning, and cloud development. Our $9.5B+ annual investment in technology enables us to hire people to create innovative solutions that will not only transform the financial services industry, but also change the world.

At JPMorgan Chase & Co. we value the unique skills of every employee, and we’re building a technology organization that thrives on diversity. We encourage professional growth and career development, and offer competitive benefits and compensation. If you’re looking to build your career as part of a global technology team tackling big challenges that impact the lives of people and companies all around the world, we want to meet you.

  • 15+ years of IT experience

  • Minimum of 5 years of work experience as an software architect responsible for designing large complex IT solutions

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in collaborating directly with business partners to ensure technical solutions deliver on business objectives

  • Demonstrated ability to leverage enterprise architecture principles to develop business strategies into investable technical roadmaps

  • Very strong presentation and communication skills with experience providing communication to C level executives

Transferable Skills:

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment

  • Ability to multi-task

  • Ability to work at a high level with little detail.

  • Good communication skills

Preferred Skills:

  • Financial services experience with a focus on merchant acquiring and payments

  • Banking knowledge and direct exposure to credit card processing business principals

  • Experience in Mobile technologies and architectural approaches

  • Experience with Agile methodologies

  • TOGAF certification

  • Prior consulting experience

JPMorgan Chase is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer Disability/Veteran.