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Senior Solutions Architect- Remote

Edward D. Jones & Co., L.P (HO)
St Louis, MO 63103 Work Remotely
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At Edward Jones, we help clients achieve their serious, long-term financial goals by understanding their needs and implementing tailored solutions. To ensure a personal client experience, we have located our 14,000+ branch offices where our more than 7 million clients live and work.

A typical branch office has one financial advisor who meets with clients face-to-face and one branch office administrator who enhances the team's ability to build deep relationships with clients. Headquarters associates in St. Louis and Tempe provide support and expertise to help U.S. and Canada branch teams deliver an ideal client experience. Edward Jones currently has more branch offices than any other financial services firm, and we continue to grow to meet the needs of long-term individual investors.
This is a lead solutions architect role in the Edward Jones Technology group. The position will directly support the design and development of a new technology platform and strategic firm initiative and be responsible for defining and building the solutions architecture to support the product roadmap. The Edward Jones Wealth Management (EJWM) technology platform supports a growth segment for Edward Jones. The role will design and oversee platform development, integration with core EJ domains, and drive enablement of new digital channels and experiences. The role is expected to follow architectural best practices and build scale and efficiencies that enable future business growth.

This role requires a highly motivated and experienced Architect with pride of ownership reflected through clean architecture design, code quality and a disciplined software development approach.

*Responsibilities of the position:*
* Ability to plan for implementing non-functional requirements
* Ability to drive through, directly and through influence, efficient solution strategy, with agility and leadership skills which engineers recognize and respect
* Desire and ability to understand diverse business domains and develop architectures that meet the current and anticipated business needs across a broad set of partners
* Ability to evaluate new technologies and stay ahead of industry trends
* Good judgment and the ability to handle high pressure situations
* Proven record of delivering technology solutions within agreed upon timeframes
* Ability to work in a highly matrixed, team-based organization
* Skilled communicator and negotiator with exceptional written, verbal, presentation, and interpersonal skills
* Forge relationships and become a trusted advisor with personnel of various levels and responsibilities, from business partners, to technology partners, to software engineers
* Shows a commitment to high ethical standards and integrity and demonstrates this through action
* Self-starter; takes initiative and can work independently
* Excellent written communication, presentation and facilitation skills
* Inquisitive, analytical, a strategic thinker, proactive and solutions-oriented
* High-energy, positive, entrepreneurial in spirit while goal-oriented and results-driven
* Well-organized and disciplined with high attention to detail
* Direct, plain-spoken; conveys a genuine/authentic demeanor


* Bachelors Degree preferred
* 5+ years of experience developing critical enterprise-grade cloud applications.
* At least 10 years experience architecting and integrating 3rd party internal and SaaS applications
* Experience designing and building large cloud-ready highly scalable software particularly distributed, strong knowledge of integration design patterns and methodologies such as twelve-factor app
* Prior wealth management experience or financial experience is preferred
* Ability to own architecture, including strategic direction and presentation of a vision for the future of the end-to-end EJWM Technology platform
* Experience with and knowledge of common Architecture patterns (e.g. microservices, GoF, SOA, Event sourcing, etc.)
* Experience or knowledge with PaaS and designing applications that can run in a cloud environment such as Azure
* Experience with commercial wealth management tools and platforms
* Experience or knowledge of Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery
* Experience working in a Scaled Agile Framework / Digital Product Management environment
* Experience with information security leading practices and requirements


* FORTUNE 2020 Edward Jones was named No. 7 on the 2020 FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For list.
* From FORTUNE 2020 FORTUNE Media IP Limited. All rights reserved. Used under license. FORTUNE and FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For are registered trademarks of Fortune Media IP Limited and are used under license. FORTUNE and Fortune Media IP Limited are not affiliated with, and do not endorse products or services of, Edward Jones Investments.

* Edward Jones Ranked No. 6 of the 100 best workplaces for millennials by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE Magazine.
* 2020 Corporate Equality Index Edward Jones joins the ranks of 680 major U.S businesses that received top marks in the HRC Foundations 18th Annual Scorecard on LBGTQ Workplace Equality
* Edward Jones named a top company for training, ranking No. 25 on Training magazine's 2020 Training Top 125 list the highest ranking among the financial-services industry!
* Financial services firm Edward Jones has been named one of the 2019 Best Workplaces for Parents by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE magazine. The firm ranked No. 5 on the list of 50 companies, up two spots from last year.
* The Best Workplaces for Parents list is one of a series of rankings by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE based on employee feedback from Great Place to Work-Certified organizations. Edward Jones ranked No. 7 on the FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work for in 2019 list, the firms 20th appearance on the list. The firm also was ranked the No. 1 Best Workplace in Financial Services & Insurance and the No. 6 Best Workplace for Millennials by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE.


Edward Jones does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, pregnancy, veteran status, genetic information or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.
At Edward Jones, we value and respect our associates and their contributions, and we recognize individual efforts through a rewards program that promotes a long-term career, financial security and well-being. [Visit our career site](https://careers.edwardjones.com/compensation-and-values/) to learn more about our total compensation approach, which in addition to base salary, typically includes benefits, bonuses and profit sharing. The salary range for this role is based on national data and actual pay is based on skills, experience, education, and other relevant factors for a potential new associate:
Posted: 2021-05-31 Expires: 2021-07-19
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