Solutions Architect

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Date: Feb 19, 2024

Location: San Juan, PR

Company: Popular

At Popular, we offer a wide variety of services and financial solutions to serve our communities in Puerto Rico, United States & Virgin Islands. 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; therefore, we value their diverse skills, experiences and backgrounds.


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Over 8,000 people in Puerto Rico, United States and Virgin Islands work at Popular.

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Job Type

Full Time

General Description

We are looking for a Solutions Architect under the Digital Banking and Payments division. In this position you will have a significant role in the design and implementation of solutions 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.


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


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.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA's)

  • 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

Certifications and Licenses

Certifications are highly desirable but not required.

  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect
  • IASA Certified IT Architect

Region Locations

Puerto Rico, North Carolina, South Carolina & Florida.

Work Schedule



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

Additional Requirements

The information provided here is only a general guide as to the nature of the position and does not constitute an exact description of the goals, tasks, duties, and responsibilities of the position. The specific details of each position are described in the employee’s performance evaluation.

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


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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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