Bank of America Senior Solutions Architect in Pennington, New Jersey

Job Description:

Bank has embarked on a cultural change to enable delivery of better, faster, efficient solutions via uniform standards and automation. This transformational Solutions Delivery Management (SDM) initiative will optimize our foundation technology by simplifying delivery, access and utilization of core technology services.As a senior Solution Architect within our Architecture team, you will be responsible for driving shared service initiatives defining solution architecture and providing technical guidance to delivery teams in implementing solutions. The Solution Architect role is a key technical leadership role contributing to Architecture practice and building enterprise wide shared solutions aligned with enterprise digital strategy.

The candidate will work closely with the Enterprise Architecture team, Business Architects, Domain architects and Delivery across the enterprise. The candidate must be able to balance the need for providing agile solutions to business in alignment with strong central governance of standards and practices. This is primarily architecture and design role with ability to do proof of concepts to validate approaches.


  • Provide technical and thought leadership in system integration and solution development promoting best practices

  • Deliver end to end solution architecture for programs, project or products across multiple channels such as web, mobile and desktop

  • Define architectural artifacts such as conceptual architecture, logical architecture, integration architecture, process flows, etc. to articulate solution design

  • Perform design responsibilities for each integration scenario to gain the best performance, reusability and maintainability

  • Perform current state assessments, target state and transition architecture aligned to phased implementation approaches

  • Define standards, patterns and best practices promoting enterprise architecture strategy

  • Contribute in defining enterprise technology strategy and socialize across the enterprise

  • Work across different architecture disciplines such as platform, data, business and infrastructure

  • Lead and guide technical delivery teams during SDLC from project initiation to deployment

  • Define and implement proof of concepts for proving new technologies and/or architecture patterns at enterprise level

  • Represent project teams at architecture and security review boards in securing required approvals

Required Skills:

  • 8-10 years of building high performing, resilient and scalable web and mobile solutions

  • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Computer Science, MIS or related field or equivalent relevant experience

  • Must have strong knowledge and experience in implementing DevOps at enterprise scale using Jenkins

  • Strong architectural knowledge with expertise in design patterns and integration architecture

  • Expertise in architecting across all solution layers – UI, middle tier and data tier

  • Required expertise in implementing solutions in multiple languages such as .NET, Java and Python

  • Expert in current software design practices including; API driven development, mobile first development, pattern based design, cloud ready applications, micro services architecture, etc.

  • Strong knowledge and exposure to multiple middleware solutions and products including ESB, Message queues, Rules engines, Orchestration, etc.

  • Exposure to cloud based technologies such as PaaS, and IaaS

  • Strong interpersonal skills including team collaboration, leadership, presentation, organizational, verbal and written communication skills

  • Broad knowledge across other architectural disciplines such as Business, Data, and Platform

  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple, conflicting priorities

  • Excel in fast-paced environment undergoing significant transformation

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Self-starter ability to drive projects forward with limited oversight

Posting Date : 07/05/2017

Location : US-NJ-Pennington

Travel : No

Full / Part-time : Full time

Hours Per Week : 40

Shift : 1st shift

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