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Company: Valley National Bank
Location: Wayne, NJ
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Banking, Insurance, Financial Services


As a Technical Architect at Valley National Bank, the role will be responsible for designing technology systems that will create high value for Valley's customers and will be an extension of the IT leadership team interfacing with all business and technology teams across the Bank and should be a trailblazer in the IT organization.   The Technical Architect will demonstrate thorough knowledge and/or success with completing and managing components of private, public or hybrid cloud environment-related Business Systems Integrations solutions. Ensure that the architecture and software design is fit for purpose, aligned with technical design authority / architecture review board, implemented as intended and aligned with the Enterprise-wide guiderails and policies.   Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Lead to Program and/or Project Manager across multiple technology implementation systems.
  • Communicate complex technical information to all areas of Valley Business and Technology Leadership, all stakeholders of the project, including those who do not have a technical background and capture non-functional requirements.
  • Leveraging thorough knowledge with the delivery cloud-based application architectures and development, integration, distributed data management, and application testing.
  • Understanding hardware virtualization (servers, storage, and networks), grid computing, internet security protocols and standards, application, integration, and data architecture.
  • Participating in and/or leading several project management workstreams and teams, including large development projects with offshore, vendor, and/or client resources components that emphasize evangelizing cloud computing at both the business and technology levels.
  • Building on existing investments in virtualization, service-oriented architecture, and web solutions, while leveraging mature concepts, architectures, and technologies largely borrowed from the mainframe.
  • Collaborating with other technical and non-technical team members, clients, and vendors in technology neutral language to define, build, and deliver solutions.
  • Create software and solution designs that the team can work with to deliver the outcomes required through initial MVP and subsequent iterative cycles of development.
  • Promote an evolutionary architectural approach, allowing designs to evolve as new information becomes available.
  • Ensure the team considers operational concerns when building solutions (monitoring, logging, deployment).
  • Balance short term tactical decisions with longer term aspirations to ensure that technical debt is kept at an acceptable level.
  • Work across teams to support the creation of non-functional requirements, including but not limited to performance thresholds and security considerations.

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