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Discover Technical Architecture Manager in Boston, Massachusetts

Technical Architecture Manager



About This Role

Discover. A brighter future.

With us, you’ll do meaningful work from Day 1. Ourcollaborative culture is built on three core behaviors: We Play to Win, We Get Better Every Day & We Succeed Together.And we mean it — we want you to grow and make a difference at one of the world's leading digital banking and payments companies. We value what makes you unique so that you have an opportunity to shine.

Come build your future, while being the reason millions of people find a brighter financial future with Discover.

Job Description

This architecture role will be tasked with formulating Discover’s Technology Strategy, a strategy that must take into account many different factors. First and foremost, it must align to the goals of the business, it must support a broad range of capabilities, often articulated in non-technical terms. Being able to take business requirements and map those to a set of capabilities supported by one or more technologies and products is paramount to effective delivery. Additionally, mega-trends such as public cloud and artificial intelligence must be considered, often as forward-looking positions about where technology might need to meet the business in the future. And lastly by virtue of being in a heavily regulated industry that operates globally, the strategy must be nimble enough to adjust to the ever-changing regulatory environment.

The Technical Architecture Manager is a master architect that is responsible for managing a small group of architects. They are responsible for driving strategic technology initiatives, aligning the organization to delivery of critical capabilities to support the development and analytics communities.

What You’ll Do :

  • Establishes & owns the overall strategy for the product area represented. Works with architects to identify & evaluate capabilities required to support business, ensuring alignment to overall strategy. Works with product owners, socializing strategies, aiding in generation of roadmaps. Produces reference and solution architectures for the development of community. Works with the innovation team to bring capabilities to market.

  • Provides leadership and mentors architects, creates opportunities to highlight the team through external speaking engagements, blogs, etc. Manages and champions organizational changes.

How You’ll Do It

  • Communicates implications of design decisions, technology costs, benefits, and implementation requirements to executive leadership.

Qualifications You’ll Need

The Basics :

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology

  • 12+ years’ experienceEngineering/Architectureacross numerous technology domains or related

  • 2+ years’ experience with Direct Line People Management or equivalent experience leading teams through large technology initiatives

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All Discover employees place our customers at the very center of our work. To deliver on our promises to our customers, each of us contribute every day to a culture that values compliance and risk management.

Discover is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Discover is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or other legally protected status. (Know Your Rights)