Systems/Solutions Architect in Charlotte, NC at Signature Consultants

Date Posted: 5/13/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Location:
    Charlotte, NC
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  • Experience:
    At least 10 year(s)
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Job Description

Systems/Solutions Architect Summary:

Signature Consultants has an opportunity for a Systems/Solutions Architect. This Architect position will work in the Risk and Finance CIO organization which spans Risk, Compliance, Finance, Audit and Legal. The architect will be responsible for architecture, design, UI direction in the entire Software Development Life Cycle of product. The ideal candidate must possess the ability to design full solutions to business user requirements, spanning multiple bank systems. This position is a hands-on technical and leadership role interfacing with the development team, project teams and vendors. The desired candidate will be a self-starter who will work independently, as well as report and demonstrate progress on regular intervals. They will deliver complete and accurate documentation of the systems researched and provide actionable recommendations. Additionally, they will have the technical ability and prowess to recognize areas where immediate corrective action should be taken and have the ability to develop solutions throughout the review process. They will think outside the immediate paradigm while maintaining enterprise standards and industry best practices.


  • Partnering with CTO's, development managers, data specialists, infrastructure technicians and others to define and implement systems in Risk and Finance
  • Understanding the broad technology requirements associated with multiple regulatory and internal initiatives that are significant in scope, complexity and intensity
  • Providing good architectural judgment and thought leadership to strategize and execute against prioritized programs and initiatives
  • Creating architectural documentation ranging from a very high level conceptual design, to a more detailed specification. This includes developing conceptual and logical data models, defining source system to target system mappings, establishing context diagrams, process architecture models and documenting data flows as well as appropriate technologies
  • Leveraging strategies, capabilities, patterns, and standards to provide cohesive architectural results
  • Working in a hands-on manner to define, document, present and drive the detailed architecture for the platforms required
  • Troubleshooting design issues and helping to resolve impediments to efficient system development and implementation
  • Identifying, evaluating, escalating and managing technology risks and issues
  • Conducting and documenting architectural analyses
  • Exerting architectural oversight over multiple development initiatives
  • Representing technology in multiple bank processes associated with systems architecture and development


  • 10+ years industry experience in software development
  • 6+ years as architect or senior engineer for enterprise applications
  • Lead architect for at least two enterprise systems
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related field
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience with databases, DBMS platforms and data management in general
  • "Hands-on" mentality paired with seasoned ability to conceptualize, plan, manage and lead
  • Skill in architectural diagramming, such as via the use of Visio
  • Ability to present complex ideas effectively

Preferred Skills:

  • Quantitative background; work with quantitative models and modelers
  • Business-oriented, with good understanding of Risk Management and substantial exposure to risk management systems and business processes
  • Experience working on regulatory initiatives, such as CECL, CCAR and others
  • Experience working with financial systems
  • 5+ years of hands-on experience with Java
  • Experience with data analytics, such as Tableau or MicroStrategy
  • Skills and experience with Cloud computing, architecture and/or migration.

About Signature Consultants, LLC

Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Signature Consultants was established in 1997 with a singular focus: to provide clients and consultants with superior staffing solutions. For the ninth consecutive year, Signature was voted as one of the "Best Staffing Firms to Work For" and is now the 14th largest IT staffing firm in the United States (source: Staffing Industry Analysts). With 28 locations throughout North America, Signature annually deploys thousands of consultants to support, run, and manage their clients' technology needs. Signature offers IT staffing, consulting, managed solutions, and direct placement services. For more information on the company, please visit Signature Consultants is the parent company to Hunter Hollis and Madison Gunn.