Solution Architect - Global Asset Manager - Philadelphia

J Harlan Group, LLC - Philadelphia, PA

Solution Architect

Global Asset Manager - Philadelphia

J Harlan Group is currently conducting a search for a Solution Architect with an AWS Cloud background for a Global Asset Management firm in Philadelphia.

A great opportunity for a strong Solution Architect with the ability to influence the solution design and architecture of multiple large-scale and high-profile global projects in their Asset Management business.

Principal Responsibilities:

This role combines exciting facets of solution design and delivery experience:

  • Design – design and architect solutions that support our business and technology strategies
  • Review – work with our talented global team to review and align design approaches and to ensure the quality of solutions
  • Leadership – provide leadership to build the team’s design capability through formal and informal channels
  • Delivery – take part in the implementation and delivery of global solutions

More about the role:

  • Engage with multiple technical and business stakeholders and build network
  • Drive and implement data and cyber security initiatives
  • Learn about asset management business
  • Opportunity to collaborate with colleagues across the globe and participate in a global transformation program

The ideal candidate would have a background including:

Relevant technical skills include:

  • Experience in design of medium to large sized applications, preferably in the cloud (AWS) and/or container environment
  • Java/Python application development experience
  • Experience with RDBMS database engines such as Oracle, MSSQL or PostgreSQL
  • Experience with CI / CD tools
  • Exposure / experience with AWS
  • A team player and a confident communicator
  • Critical thinking and ability to look at problem from different angles
  • Asset Management experience would be highly regarded

Familiarity with modern software development and design concepts across multiple languages, as well as a passion for technology innovation will allow you to harness emerging technology trends to deliver solutions to their business in an efficient and agile manne

They seek candidates who are high-energy self-starters who want to join an investment banking firm on the leading edge of the global markets. The management team needs individuals of the highest professional caliber who are leaders, problem solvers, analytic, detail-oriented, and entrepreneurial.

Everyone at the firm works in a highly collaborative and charged environment.

Successful candidates are:

  • Analytic and relentless in pursuit of the right answer
  • Strong communicators who excel at rapid synthesis
  • Able to demonstrate sound business judgment
  • Able to digest complexity while maintaining an understanding of the “big picture” of business needs
  • Team players who are energized by a collaborative enterprise

About the Client:

Our client is the global investment management arm of a global provider of banking, financial, advisory, investment and funds management services operating in more than 70 locations in more than 27 countries. They manage more than $263 billion across 24 independent global investment teams. Their global network of specialist asset management teams strives to deliver superior, sustainable risk-adjusted returns by employing their extensive experience, strong investment convictions, and commitment to in- depth research.

They offer investment management capabilities across a number of asset classes including fixed income, currencies, equities, infrastructure securities, hedge funds, and multi-asset allocation solutions. With their strong asset management expertise and strong investment convictions they are dedicated to providing their clients with investment excellence.

The firm’s employees maintain the highest professional and ethical standards. The firm has earned a reputation for honesty, fair dealing, and transparency in a competitive industry. They believe that these standards are the foundation for superior investment performance and are critical to delivering performance to clients.

Posted On: Friday, March 10, 2023

Position Contact
Jerry Goldberg
Manager Director
(212) 792-0099

After years as a Senior Financial Services Executive, I have decided to make a career change and leverage my vast knowledge of the financial services and technology industry as an executive recruiter and have opened an executive search and recruiting firm "J Harlan Group, LLC' specializing in technology and financial services talent search.

Financial Services Executive with expansive Private Equity, Hedge Fund, Investment Banking, Asset Management, Securities Brokerage, Commercial Banking and Insurance experience. With combined expertise as a Chief Information Officer, Chief Administrative Officer and Principal/Consultant, my responsibilities have expanded a broad cross-section of business disciplines – technology, strategic planning, operations management, HR, administration, outsourcing, business development, strategic partnering, product development, financial operations and reporting, client relationship management.

Specialties: • Leadership authority for building and managing the technological, operational, and administrative platforms for financial services organizations.

• Contributed significantly to starting, developing and building a privately-held organization into a $1 billion market cap publicly traded company on the NYSE within five years of inception.

• Recognized achievements in building top-performing, best-in-class organizations capable of supporting corporate objectives.

Contact: – 212-792-0099 – 

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