Principal Architect – Font Office Investments Tech
Baltimore MD – Asset Management
J Harlan Group is currently conducting a search for a Principal Architect – Front Office Investments (FOI) at a prominent Asset Manager in Baltimore MD.
if you're looking for challenging work experiences and the ability to learn in a collaborative culture, we invite you to explore this opportunity.
The Principal Architect for our Front Office Investments (FOI) Technology group will design and develop IT architecture (integrated process, applications, data, and technology) solutions to business problems in alignment with the enterprise architecture direction and standards. As a member of the firm’s Architecture Council, influences/shapes architecture strategy for the enterprise, ensuring that the needs of their respective business domain are fully represented. Performs technical planning, architecture development, and modification of specifications. Develops specifications for new products/services, applications, and service offerings. Assesses the compatibility and integration of products/services proposed as standards to ensure an integrated architecture across interdependent technologies.
Ensures the execution of the agreed-upon enterprise architecture strategy within FOI Tech by working with their colleagues and business partners to successfully execute key change programs driven by the Enterprise Architecture function (e.g., cloud adoption, migration to a strategic build-release-deploy pipeline, etc.). Regarded as an influential technologist within the broader firm technology division; regularly consulted for input on large, strategic programs.
The ideal candidate would have a background:
An individual who loves solving deep and complex technical and business problems and wants to have an outsized impact with the services/ products they deliver. An individual with a passion for program / project / change management in the financial services industry, high level of intellectual curiosity, a commitment to excellence and an unparalleled drive to deliver world-class services.
About the Client:
The firm is a publicly owned global asset management firm with $800 billion dollars of AUM. The firm offers funds, advisory services, account management, and retirement plans and services for individuals, institutions, and financial intermediaries.
The talent and dedication of their people is critical to their success. They offer an opportunity for developing one’s professional career while working with individuals trained in a variety of disciplines in a collegial and dynamic environment. They offer a broad range of competitive benefits on a global basis.
They seek candidates who are high-energy self-starters who want to join an investment management 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 side-by-side with the firm’s senior management in a highly collaborative and charged environment.
Successful candidates are:
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
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.
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