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Chief Architect

St Louis, MO, USA | Equifax

  • Industry:
    Financial Services
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    IT / Information Technology
  • Experience:
    10-12 years
Job Description:
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What You’ll Do



  • Establish an enterprise architecture to support a large technology transformation across existing applications and environments

  • Understand overall vision and objectives and solve business problems using the right set of technical tools and processes

  • You will establish an enterprise architecture to support a large technology transformation across existing applications and environments

  • You understand overall vision and objectives and solve business problems using the right set of technical tools and processes

  • You have the ability to work within pressurized environments whilst making critical decisions

  • You understand various aspects of architecture practices: business, application, data, security, infrastructure and governance

  • You can successfully work with Product Architects to define technical architecture for products

  • You will be responsible for signs off on final design approaches


Must Haves



  • BS degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or related Field or equivalent job experience required

  • 10+ years’ experience in Information Technology, 5+ years in an Enterprise Architecture environment

  • Cloud transformation projects

  • Agile methodology

  • Working knowledge of DevOps

  • Strong executive presence

  • You have a working knowledge of architecture frameworks

  • You have expertise with different architecture and design patterns and tools

  • You have a consistent record of driving and leading large-scale architectural projects

  • You have experience in reviewing and selecting Technical and Applications Architectures solutions

  • You have experience of working with Technical and Application Architects

  • You have solid hands-on experience on software development life cycles

  • You have experience with a variety of modern programming languages and web-based development frameworks

  • You are able to clearly communicate ideas to both technical and non-technical audiences – listening and providing answers

  • You have the proven ability to lead through organizational change

  • You have a very keen attention to detail

  • You have solid experience working with diverse technology platforms

  • You have excellent analytical and problem solving skills

  • You excel in strategic planning and problem-solving

  • You can successful mentor developers who are looking to become architects


Extra Points for any of the Following



  • Master’s degree

  • You have the ability to build good relationships with customers and coworkers

  • You can gather and assimilate information

  • You have good knowledge of quality standards, legislation and best practice

  • You can adapt and prioritize

  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines

  • Ability to think ahead and anticipate problems, issues and solutions


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