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Senior Solutions Architect - Portfolio Management Group

Fisher Investments

Location: Tampa, Florida
Type: Non-Remote
Posted on: April 1, 2024
Senior Solutions Architect - Portfolio Management Group
Location US-FL-Tampa
Category Information Technology
Job ID 2024-14032
It's an exciting time to join Fisher Investments; we're investing in the future of our firm's technology and information security. Our business is growing internationally, which emphasizes the need to build an unparalleled team that promotes future global growth through strategic solutions and progress.
The Opportunity:
The Senior Solution Architect plans the architecture and solution design for Portfolio Management Group (PMG) Technology while being a steward for architectural principles and standards. You will assess holistic PMG workflows and technology solutions and plan, design, and coordinate multi-year roadmaps for PMG and integrated systems and their support activities. You will apply and articulate enterprise architecture principles and standards to their systems and explain them within their group.
You will help align department-wide solutions to Fisher's enterprise priorities and architecture design. You have a strong background in Wealth Management & Portfolio Management concepts including Front, Middle and Back office workflows and how technology is used in those areas. You will survey the technology landscape to identify solutions and systems to support the goals and evolution of the supported business groups. The Senior Solution Architect ensures proposed system initiatives align with the future strategic position. You will report to the Vice President of PMG Technology Services.
The Day-to-Day:
• Ensure the architecture of applications and systems (e.g., Charles River, SS&C GWP) are suitable to meet our business needs
• Lead large Technology and business teams to evaluate current technology solutions, as well as plan, design, and coordinate multi-year roadmaps
• Work directly with the Enterprise Architecture group and executive leadership to identify, recommend, implement, and maintain appropriate technology solutions
• Lead and facilitate solution / technical architecture review sessions and work to mitigate risks communicated during sessions
• Facilitate optimization of current state architecture with digital solutions, RPA, and automation
• Be a technical expert addressing problems relating to systems integration, compatibility, and multiple platform integration
• Work with the application solutions delivery teams in the development of services, components, standards, and frameworks required to support business strategy
Your Qualifications:
• Minimum of 7 years of experience as a technical leader
• Experience with software architecture design and deep understanding of architectural tradeoffs
• Strong knowledge of wealth management & portfolio management concepts, data domains and workflows (i.e. trade life cycle, portfolio rebalancing, IBOR)
• High-level understanding of multiple order management and portfolio accounting platforms (i.e. Charles River, Fidessa, Eze Castle, GWP, Broadridge BPS)
• Experience with Azure Cloud, distributed systems, API design and microservice architectures
• Expert level understanding of data distribution strategies
• Bachelor of Science or equivalent in Computer Science or related field
Why Fisher Investments:
We work for a bigger purpose: bettering the investment universe. We take great pride in our inclusive culture, our learning and development framework customized for every employee, and our Great Place to Work Certification. It's the people that make the Fisher purpose possible, and we invest in them by offering exceptional benefits like:
• 100% paid medical, dental and vision premiums for you and your qualifying dependents
• A 50% 401(k) match, up to the IRS maximum
• 20 days of PTO*, plus 10 paid holidays (*17 days of PTO and 3 days of sick time for California employees)
• Family Support programs including 8 weeks Paid Primary Caregiver leave, adoption assistance and back-up child care
• $10,000 fertility, hormonal health and family-forming benefit
• Opportunity to participate in our hybrid work from home program. This program is subject to change. Based on tenure and performance eligibility, you will have the opportunity to work from home up to 75 days per year
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