MetaOption, LLC Director of Business Architecture in Boston, Massachusetts
Director of Business Architecture
Skills: Business Architecture
Experience level: Director
Experience required: 10 Years
Education level: Bachelor’s degree
Job function: Information Technology
Industry: Financial Services
Relocation assistance: No (Prefer local candidates in Boston MA OR Jersey City, NJ)
Visa : Only US citizens and Greencard holders
Being a member of the Business Architecture group, the Business Architect Director will be responsible for leading a team of Business Architects that will craft and enable the delivery of business strategies in close collaboration with business areas and IT. The Director will apply analytical frameworks and insights to understand client needs and current-state pain points & opportunities, and lead business and process re-imagination efforts in support of enterprise-wide transformation program. The individual will have high transparency and access to senior management, will be encouraged to develop and lead key relationships with key executives and subject matter authorities, find opportunities for the application of the business architecture approach, and influence our strategy and blueprint through robust analytical thinking, thought leadership and communication. The Director will also be responsible for developing team members.
Develop deep understanding of each business division’s strategy, business model, operating model, processes, teams, and culture.Play a strategic thinker role and be ambitious in proposing future-state enterprise-wide business architecture blueprint and roadmap to improve client happiness, efficiency, and risk & resiliency.Lead current-state and future-state re-imagination business & process analyses, and display efficiency in applying analytical approach to seek “ill structured” problems and support recommendations.Work with other Business Architects to find opportunities to develop cross-product capabilities.Lead teams, workstreams, projects and senior management meetings and presentationsWork in partnership with Business Units, IT and other partners to craft and build balanced solutions.Synthesize analysis into clear recommendations and findings that add valueLead team priorities and book of work; Develop talent, identify training and development needs.Build effective working relationships with senior management, business teams, and key subject matter experts.Identify and prioritize opportunities for application of business architecture approach.Develop a culture of entrepreneurship, innovation, and Agile methodology.Mitigates risk by following established procedures, spotting key errors, and demonstrating strong ethical behavior.
Minimum of 10 years of related experienceBachelor's degree preferred with master’s or equivalent experienceExperience handling people or leading multi-functional teamsIdeally, prior experience in leading consulting firm(s) with strategy consulting experienceExperience in banking, capital markets, or financial operations preferredUnderstanding of industry landscape and familiarity and experience with buy-side, custodian flows, and middle-office products is a plus. Experience in product strategy and product development is also a plusFamiliar with or able to quickly learn Business Architecture tools and concepts.
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