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Pardon our dust! We are enhancing our application system to improve the Citi recruitment experience. Due to this upgrade you may be asked to create a new profile when you apply for a new job. If you submitted an application prior to July 21st you can view the status of your application and manage your documents via the Manage Existing link in the Create/Manage Profile drop down in the top right corner of this page. The Architecture Function Grp Mgr manages multiple teams of senior professionals through other senior managers. The job requires a broad and comprehensive understanding of the different systems, theories and practices relevant to a function as well as practical experience of multiple business cycles. In-depth knowledge of the industry and direct competitors' products/services is also necessary in order to contribute to the commercial objectives of the business. Requires thorough understanding of strategic direction of the function within the business, combined with a solid conceptual/practical grounding in both the function and/ or area of expertise. Excellent communication skills required in order to influence a wide range of audiences. The job is likely to be involved in both internal and external negotiations which will have a major impact on the area managed, and possibly on other related areas and organization as a whole. Develops medium- to long-term plans and executes functional strategies for a large/complex country, cluster of countries, or business requiring coordination and integration across units. Provides input into strategic decisions affecting job family or function within a region or business. Full management responsibility of multiple teams, including management of people, budget and planning. Has authority to negotiate and make independent decisions on issues/activities that have critical impact or influence on company revenues, capital or business operations. Typically, a direct report to an EB role and sits on the highest functional leadership team within a region, job function, or global business. Responsibilities: Manages a large architecture functional area through other functional managers. Has full management of multiple teams with related activities, including people management, planning, performance counseling and pay decisions. Develops strategic direction of the Architecture function to harmonize with overall business / technology objectives. Involved in both internal and external negotiations which will have a major impact on the area managed and possibly on other related areas and the organization as a whole. Exhibits sound understanding of theories and practices in architecture and multiple related areas. Has in depth knowledge of how technology integrates within the organization and of direct competitors products and services. Requires evaluative judgment based on analysis of factual information in complicated or novel situations; uses multiple sources of information. Impacts the overall technology function through responsibility for planning, finances/budget, end results, setting policies and contribution to strategic decisions. Influences and negotiates with senior leaders (across functions); may communicate and negotiate with external parties. Performs other job duties and functions as assigned Appropriately assess risk when business decisions are made, demonstrating particular consideration for the firm's reputation and safeguarding Citigroup, its clients and assets, by driving compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations, adhering to Policy, applying sound ethical judgment regarding personal behavior, conduct and business practices, and escalating, managing and reporting control issues with transparency, as well as effectively supervise the activity of others and create accountability with those who fail to maintain these standards. Qualifications: 15+ years experience in a Architecture role Extensive experience in business, functional and people management Consistently demonstrates clear and concise written and verbal communication Management and prioritization skills Ability to develop working relationships Ability to manage multiple activities and changing priorities and work under pressure to meet tight deadlines Education: Bachelors/University degree or equivalent experience, potentially Masters degree; managerial experience This job description provides a high-level review of the types of work performed. Other job-related duties may be assigned as required. Maintain and apply a broad and current industry perspective on technology trends/opportunities, alternate solution providers and ranking, leading practices, and our position/capability/performance relative to direct competitors and parallel industries/organizations; ensure technology roadmaps are developed within the context of expected market developments and the opportunities/threats they present. Demonstrate technology thought leadership, foster productive business relationships, and build strong sponsorship of our technology architecture and roadmap; understand and influence business strategy, ensuring it is informed by current and emerging technology capability and supported by our architecture and roadmap. Maintain reference architecture for the assigned domain(s), ensuring it is anchored in current/emerging business requirements, consistent with enterprise and sector architectural tenets, supported by clearly defined financial and non-financial rationale and actionable within the context of Citis investment and risk appetite. Maintain comprehensive technology roadmaps, encompassing application and related infrastructure services, that are consistent with the reference architecture and phased in accordance with business priorities, investment and risk appetite, and regulatory, risk, and compliance requirements; ensure roadmaps and architected solutions maximize practical cross-regional alignment and reuse of assets/capability. Govern the definition, development, evolution and consumption of services/APIs produced by the assigned domain consistent with GCBs classification model and service governance framework. Maintain a comprehensive view of current and forecast domain economics (e.g. run cost trend, expected investment, and potential impairments); ensure roadmaps support business and technology financial objectives and both highlight and mitigate financial risks to the extent possible. Provide leadership within global and regional architecture forums, ensuring the reference architecture and roadmap are informed by practical requirements and that design decisions remain consistent with the architecture and roadmap; ensure appropriate governance of exceptions and stringent follow-up to ensure all conditions of approval are met within the committed timeframe. Foster a strong regionally aligned solution architect/design community with intimate knowledge of our reference architecture and roadmap and a governance process that will ensure our reference architecture and roadmap remain relevant within regional context and central to individual investment and project decisions. Ensure early engagement of partner organizations (e.g. CATE and CTI) in the development of our reference architecture and roadmap; ensure planned capability can be satisfied by partner organizations within the timeframe required. Recruit and develop high performing talent; develop a learning environment; demonstrate teamwork, respect, and collaboration across the CTO function and with GCT, CTI, CATE, and other partner organizations; foster a culture of innovation, commercial savvy, dependability, pragmatism and excellence. Ensure all regulatory, compliance, and internal control requirements are met, while maintaining a measured view of risk affecting all areas of CTO responsibility and structured and visible plans for mitigation of this risk. 15+ years in senior technology/engineering leadership roles within financial services or a related industry; specific experience in strategy development, enterprise and/or solution architecture, and systems integration in a complex distributed environment employing a mix of modern and legacy technologies. Comprehensive functional and technical knowledge within the assigned domain developed through practical experience in defining and delivering technology solutions within a global and diverse financial services environment. Current and deep market insight covering leading providers/solutions, trends in functional capability and technical architecture, and knowledge of competitor strategy and/or capability; evidence of active engagement in and/or understanding of the methods for surveying market and competitor activity. Highly developed strategic, analytical, and communication skills evidenced by experience in formulating strategic scenarios, evaluating trade-offs within a robust commercial framework, developing complex financial models, and designing practical execution plans. Practical experience in architecture management within a complex commercial environment, including setting architectural principles, defining the reference architecture, establishing technology roadmaps aligned with business plans, and instituting governance to ensure alignment of investment to strategy/architecture. Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills; proven ability to engage and influence technology and business stakeholders at all levels within an organization on complex technical and commercial concepts. Proven ability to attract, develop, engage, and sustain world-class engineering/technical talent, build collaborative higher performing teams, and foster a culture of innovation and excellence. Extensive knowledge of and experience in current technologies including SaaS/PaaS/IaaS, Micro Services, Containers, RESTful APIs, Big Data, Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning and Robotic Process Automation. Commercially savvy and experienced in formulating and executing innovative commercial arrangements for products and/or services. Broad financial expertise with knowledge of corporate affairs, financial and economic fundamentals, and business policies, products, processes, systems, and roles The successful candidate will posses the following leadership/personal qualities: Be creative, energetic and passionate, driven by the desire to achieve a world-class standard of performance and exceptional customer experience. Be an intelligent risk taker, someone who challenges the status quo, operates across boundaries and seeks win-win outcomes. Possess uncompromising ethics, unwavering integrity and the confidence and conviction to live and uphold the values of Citi. Be decisive and balanced in decision making; balancing strategic vs. tactical and risk vs. cost vs. speed to arrive at pragmatic and sustainable solutions. Span boundaries to draw into Citi the best possible insight, experience and technology capability from current and potential partner organizations. Be disciplined in execution; retaining tight governance over multiple dimensions of performance; ensuring commitments are understood and met. Be an outstanding leader of people able to create a compelling vision and deeply engage, inspire and motivate people to achieve beyond their own expectations. Bachelor degree in computer science, information technology, software engineering or a related field. Masters degree preferred ---- Grade :All Job Level - All Job FunctionsAll Job Level - All Job Functions - US ---- Time Type :Full time ---- Citi is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.Minority/Female/Veteran/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity. Citigroup Inc. and its subsidiaries (\"Citi) invite all qualified interested applicants to apply for career opportunities. If you are a person with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation to use our search tools and/or apply for a career opportunity CLICK HERE.
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