Architect Software Engineer
Company: S&P Global
Posted on: November 19, 2023
This position is accountable for shaping and driving the
Architectures used within the development organization as well as
defining new and innovative strategic architecture initiatives. The
Architect Sofware Engineer is responsible for strategic technology
roadmap maintenance, developing innovative designs for teams to
execute, adopting new platform strategies to benefit the
organization, and organizing and motivating technical architects
and technical leads to build and deliver scalable and sound
solutions to meet the current and future product roadmaps. The
person in this role will engage in collaboration with Product and
Sales organizations, works closely with director of development,
technical managers responsible for delivery, product managers and
business stakeholders, have responsibility for overall technical
delivery of architects and team leads in multiple product lines,
assists technical managers in anchoring their products with core
architecture and design, and motivates architects and team-leads to
execute high-impact technical projects cutting across multiple
organizations. This position is also responsible for career
development of direct reports, driving innovation in our processes
and delivery methods, ensuring consistency across projects, and
reducing our total cost of delivery.
Translates strategy into action via PKRs and departmental
Emphasizes and operates through the development of systems
Acts as escalation point and ensures quality of current value
Operates autonomously without the need for guidance or
Acts as an area of specialist in the product lines accountable and
a go-to contact point within the organization within these
Establishes, maintains, and enhances significant personal
credibility in the role
Leads product development teams to accelerate adoption of native
Acts as a leader both internal and external to the teams
responsible for. Displays enterprise-wide perspective and an acumen
for wider vision.
Leads by example. Explores multiple possibilities and exhibits
analytical approach to inform actions.
Owns full responsibility for one or more product lines in the
end-to-end architecture creations.
Sets the technology roadmap direction by maintaining an active
Member of the Development Leadership team, accountable for
strategic organizational planning, projects prioritization,
capacity planning, and the development and communication of goals
and objectives for the portfolio team.
Engages with key stakeholders in developing future technology
roadmaps and innovation patterns.
Owns and structures the technical architecture domain and
technology life cycle process across the
Is keenly aware of technology trends and takes responsibility for
ensuring the technical teams have the same approach.
Inculcates a culture of innovation, challenging problem-solving and
going above and beyond to assist and help teams to get pas their
Provides direction to architects and development leads to own and
groom standards and best practices to be used within the teams.
Mentors and grooms next level of technical leadership within the
Accountable for effectiveness of architectures in solutions
including the robustness and flexibility of platforms and choices
made as well as techniques adopted for problem solving.
Provides oversight and guidance during technology integration
Accountable for assigned budget and responsible for minimizing
expenditures and optimizing the utilization resources. Assists in
the annual budgeting process by providing accurate forecast
Provides hands-on leadership for large strategic initiatives
Responsible for hiring, grooming, and cultivating successful teams
and team members.
Responsible for facilitating/brokering communication between the
sales and product strategy organizations and the Development
Responsible for cost effective technology strategies in native
Coordinates and facilitates activities and commitments with other
departments and/or functions.
Exercises the expected authority of a director concerning hiring,
performance improvement plans and reviews, promotions, salary
recommendations and terminations.
Responsible for the development and growth of direct reports and
fostering an environment of learning and collaboration.
Ensures staff is cross trained to ensure future support and
transfer of knowledge.
Responsible for the creation, monitoring, and improvement of all
ISO processes that fall within the domain.
Interacts with all levels of the sales organization and business
Promoting Continuous Delivery and DevOps capabilities
Collects generating, and analyzing innovative ideas and
technologies to use across the business
Owns and actively promotes the reuse of code, components, and
Synchronizes the following disciplines across Solutions whenever
System and data security and quality
Scalability, performance, and other Nonfunctional Requirements
Explains how the roadmap maintains and delivers cost effectiveness,
business value, and competitiveness
Leads development of innovative technology approaches to solve
business problems and is usually sought out as an expert,
particularly for cloud architecture
Collaborates with Information Security teams on all cloud
initiatives to continually improve the security posture
Experience presenting to an executive audience
Expertise in all facets of application development including but
Restful APIs, high volume data transactions and working with
complex problems and providing creative but sound solutions.
Expertise in AWS could native application development
Subject matter expertise with federated
authentication/authorization systems - SAML, JWT, OAuth2, etc.
Extensive knowledge of Agile development methodologies and
end-to-end software development lifecycle
Expertise in Service Oriented Architecture (SOA), API-centric
architecture, Object-Oriented Analysis, and Design (OOAD)
Expertise in creating architectural diagrams and user flows in
modeling software like Visio or LucidChart
Proven experience collaborating with subject matter experts among
various functional groups
Extremely strong problem-solving skills - ability to evaluate and
solve complex problems in conventional and non-conventional
Provides transparency through well-defined metrics, automation, and
Defines the architectures required to implement large complex
cross-functional projects transitioning into cloud
Bachelors' degree in Computer science with at least 6 years of
experience as an architect and technical lead
At least 6 years of experience in large scale system implementation
efforts following a standard software development lifecycle
At least 2 years of experience as a leader of teams responsible for
architecting and designing solutions for teams.
At least 4-6 full lifecycle system development implementations
Strong knowledge of multiple industry software development
methodologies, including Agile, RUP and Waterfall at a minimum
Very strong oral and written communications skills
Strong facilitation skills
Excellent organization and management skills
Compensation: 100k - 150k
About Company Statement:
S&P Global delivers essential intelligence that powers decision
making. We provide the world's leading organizations with the right
data, connected technologies and expertise they need to move ahead.
As part of our team, you'll help solve complex challenges that
equip businesses, governments and individuals with the knowledge to
adapt to a changing economic landscape.
S&P Global Market Intelligence partners with customers to
broaden their perspective and operate with confidence by bringing
them leading data sources and technologies that embed insight in
their daily work.
S&P Global Ratings offers critical insights for credit, risk
and sustainable finance solutions that are essential to translating
complexity into clarity, so market participants can uncover
S&P Global Commodity Insights enables organizations to create
long-term, sustainable value with data and insights for a complete
view on the global energy and commodities markets.
S&P Global Mobility turns invaluable insights captured from
automotive data to help our clients understand today's market,
reach more customers, and shape the future of automotive
S&P Dow Jones Indices provides iconic and innovative index
solutions, bringing transparency to global capital markets.
S&P Global Engineering Solutions solves for tomorrow's
challenges today by transforming workflows and end-user experiences
with data, insights and technology.
Equal Opportunity Employer
S&P Global is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified
candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard
to race/ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender
identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status,
military veteran status, unemployment status, or any other status
protected by law. Only electronic job submissions will be
considered for employment.
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