Solutions Architect

Date: Jun 15, 2022

Location: San Juan-Cupey, PR

At Popular, we offer a wide variety of services and financial solutions to serve our communities in the Island and abroad. As employees, we are dedicated to making our customers dreams come true by offering financial solutions in each stage of their life. Our extensive trajectory demonstrates the resiliency and determination of our employees to innovate, reach for the right solutions and strongly support the communities we serve; this is why we value their diverse skills, experiences and backgrounds.

 

Are you ready for a rewarding career?

Over 7,900 men and women in Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands and the United States work at Popular.

Come and join our community!

Full Time Position

Remote work available.

General Description

We are looking for a Solutions Architect under the Information Technology division. In this position you will have a significant role in the design and evaluation of application architectures across multiple lines of business in alignment with application modernization strategies & capabilities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead the end-to-end architecture design in collaboration with domain architects.

  • Assess the systems architecture currently in place and work with technical staff to recommend solutions to improve it, in alignment with Enterprise Architecture.

  • Understand potential impacts of proposed solutions on other systems, processes or projects. Assist teams by providing appropriate direction, design considerations, tradeoffs, benefits and recommendations.

  • Constantly develop knowledge of current and emerging technologies. Identify new and emerging solutions, assesses their relevance and potential value to the organization and provide recommendations to teammates and management.

  • Participate in the day-to-day execution of the Enterprise Architecture strategy

  • Aid in steering the technology direction and standards.

Education

Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Systems or related field.

Preferred Certificates and Licences

  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect
  • IASA Certified IT Architect

Experience

  • 5+ years of professional experience in one or a combination of the following areas: application architecture, application development, cloud-native technologies, integration architecture, IT infrastructure and operations.
  • Hands-on experience on application architecture understanding the layout of application deployment and design, middleware options, protocols, API gateways and platform infrastructures.
  • Keen interest in new technologies, willingness to research and self-study to keep skills relevant.
  • Mentors and motivates other to provide results, seeks opportunities for continuous improvement.
  • Comfortable working in cross functional teams.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with ability to work effectively with individuals of varying backgrounds, levels, and technical expertise.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with attention to detail, intuitive, assertive, proactive, and positive.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, and rapidly changing environment.
  • Must be self-motivated, team-oriented, and able to operate with minimal supervision.
  • Experience in financial services/banking a plus.
  • Experience in agile/scrum environment is a plus

Competencies

Customer Centric
Change Agent
Collaboration & Teamwork
Analytical Discipline
Character
Business Excellence
Self Development
Accountability

Important: The candidate must provide evidence of academic preparation or courses related to the job posting, if necessary.

 

Popular requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by the first day of work. We will require you to provide a copy of your COVID-19 Vaccination Record Card. (1)

(1)  In general, people are considered fully vaccinated: ±

       2 weeks after their second dose in a 2-dose series, such as the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines, or

       2 weeks after a single-dose vaccine, such as Johnson & Johnson's Janssen vaccine

 

Popular may provide vaccination exemptions for medical or pregnancy reasons, or due to a sincerely held religious belief or practice, unless doing so would impose an undue hardship to Popular or pose a direct threat to the health and safety of others. If you wish to request a vaccination exemption or have a disability and need assistance with the application process, please contact us at asesorialaboral@popular.com. This email inbox is monitored for such types of requests only. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed exemptions or reasonable accommodations. Any other correspondence will not receive a response.

 

As Puerto Rico’s leading financial institution, we reaffirm our commitment to always offer essential financial services and solutions for our customers, including during emergency situations and/or natural disasters. Popular’s employees are considered essential workers, whose role is critical in the continuity of these important services even under such circumstances. By applying to this position, you acknowledge that Popular may require your services during and immediately after any such events.

 

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Popular is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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