02 Jan
Business/Platform Architect; Experienced
Missouri, Kansas city , 64101 Kansas city USA

Company Federal Reserve Bank of RichmondThe Richmond Fed is the proud home of the Federal Reserve's National IT organization-a nationwide team delivering technology solutions and support across the Federal Reserve System. Many National IT employees are located in Richmond, while others are based across the U.S. at other Federal locations.When you join our team, you'll become part of a culture that welcomes differences, cares about our communities, and empowers each other to lead from where we are to make things better. Bring your passion and we'll provide challenging and purposeful careers in a variety of fields, opportunities to grow and a wide range of benefits and perks that support your health and wealth. It's all part of what makes #MyRichmondFed a great place to work!The Application Portfolio Management team has an immediate opening for a Business/ Platform Architect ; Experienced, reporting to the Senior Manager responsible for FedAPM . Y ou will support the Mega Hopex platform including A pplication P ortfolio M anagement (APM) , B usiness P rocess M anagement (BPM) and E nterprise A rchitecture (EA) functionality . Th is p osition will be responsible for the architectural direction of the platform, ensuring data and technical components meet System standards and drive the platform forward as a strategic decisioning tool , including data lineage across the platform and integration points with external systems . The successful candidate will help to d efine processes for the platform, system specifications, and ensure technical and business compatibility. They will i dentif y , analyze and support product features and enhancements with internal constituents and partners as well as with the vendor . The candidate will w ork with leadership in carrying out strategic initiatives focused on designing, planning, developing and synchronizing strategic business and technological directives and making and supporting implementation recommendations. What You Will Do:

  • Collaborate with the Manager and Enterprise Architecture community to improve platform utilization and adoption of integrated architecture design processesby developing architecture configuration standards and design guidelines.
  • Within the platform, develop, configure and implement robust APM, BPM and EA Frameworks,standards, processes, and KPI definitions.
  • Ensure the application portfolio, business process and enterprise architecture data quality is defined and maintained on the platform.
  • Develop and deploy effective governance processes to improve portfolio, architecture and data quality relevancy, completeness and accuracy.
  • Manage organization master data for APM , BPM and EA artifacts
  • Assess and communicate current-state platform condition and identify improvement opportunities that support organizational strategies.
  • Develop and align platform capabilities to support APM, BPM & EA portfolio management strategies.
  • Develop and communicate strategic choices based on quantified business value, architectural fit, performance, cost and risk.
  • Prepare, c ontribute to and participate in architectural discussions for a technical and management audience.
  • Major contributor for efforts in analyzing business drivers to determine business information , data design and technical architecture requirements.
  • Key participant in platform project s , system design/testing, requirement direction and investigation of alternatives for implementation of feasible new data and technology.
  • Provide consultative guidance and hands on support for data and technology projects focused on planning, development and implementation of strategic directives.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.
Other responsibilities include:
  • Strong problem-solving skills with an ability to drive issue resolution
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to structure complex information
  • Able to proactively identify and drive resolution of risks
  • Strong oral and written communications skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently in an environment with some ambiguity
  • Ability to work effectively in a large, geographically distributed work environment .
  • Knowledge of application Portfolio, business process modelling and enterprise architecture.
  • Experience with application integration leveraging APIs and other integration methods. Preferred experience with integrations with IT service management, operations management, and decision intelligence platforms
  • Experience with automation to supporting testing, release and configuration management
  • K nowledge and fluency in the Mega Hopex platform or comparable strategic decisioning tools and platforms. Knowledge of architectural standards and approaches.
  • Data management knowledge and data driven decision focus.
  • Related certifications in architecture and /or data ( i.e. ITIL) preferred .
  • Bachelor's degree required, Master's degree preferred or equivalent experience .
  • 5-8 + Years of proven experience acting as a business or platform architect for complex enterprise level solutions and initiatives .
Discover the Reason Why So Many People Love It Here! When you join Federal Reserve's National IT organization , not only will you find a challenging and purposeful career, you'll also have access to a wide range of benefits and perks that support your health and wealth, including:
  • Great medical benefits
  • Pension and 401(k) with employer match
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Employee resource networks
  • Paid volunteer leave
  • Flexible work options
  • Onsite amenities that make working here fun
Other Requirements and Considerations:
  • A requirement of this position is that the employee must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19; individuals who are unable to be vaccinated due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief may request an accommodation from the Bank.
  • Candidates should review the Bank's Employee Code of Conduct to ensure compliance with conflict of interest rules and personal investment restrictions.
  • If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please notify rich.recruitment@rich.frb.org.
  • Sponsorship is not available for this role. The selected candidate will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Eligibility for this specific position requires U.S. Citizenship.
  • The hiring range is $90,200 - $112,700 annually for the Experienced level.
  • For candidates outside Richmond, VA, listed hiring and salary ranges may be adjusted based on your geographic location.
  • Salary offered will be based on the job responsibilities and the individual's knowledge, skills, and experience as defined in the job qualifications.
  • #LI-Remote
Full Time / Part Time Full time Regular / Temporary Regular Job Exempt (Yes / No) Yes Job Category Information Technology Work Shift First (United States of America)The Federal Reserve Banks believe that diversity and inclusion among our employees is critical to our success as an organization, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. The Federal Reserve Banks are committed to equal employment opportunity for employees and job applicants in compliance with applicable law and to an environment where employees are valued for their differences. Privacy Notice

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