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Solutions Architect

Location: Saint Charles
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Job Description:

At Edward Jones, we help clients achieve their serious, long-term financial goals by understanding their needs and implementing tailored solutions. To ensure a personal client experience, we have located our 15,000+ branch offices where our more than 7 million clients live and work.

In a typical branch office, a financial advisor meets with clients and receives branch office support, so they can focus on building deep relationships with clients. Headquarters associates in St. Louis, Tempe and Mississauga provide support and expertise to help U.S. and Canada branch teams deliver an ideal client experience. We continue to grow to meet the needs of long-term individual investors.It's an exciting time to be at Edward Jones! We are in the midst of a full-scale modernization of core systems, creating new ones, embracing cloud-based architectures, and building a strong foundation for decades of expected growth. We are looking for an exceptional technical leader to join our Investment Advice and Monitoring product team as Solutions Architect.As a Solutions Architect, you will help define the architecture that helps scale the firm's best advice and guidance to be integrated across many of our advisor tools. Specifically, you will work alongside two other architects to design of our Investment Research, Portfolio Optimization, Portfolio Diagnostics, and Tax Efficiency capabilities and ensure we are one step ahead of what the development teams need to continue building.Using and informing enterprise strategies, you will build technology roadmaps at both the organizational and functional levels. Your architecture will encompass SaaS systems, custom cloud applications, and on-premises applications. You will be mentoring agile teams in the integration of functionality across multiple platforms.Solution Architects work closely with product delivery developers, product owners, and product managers within their organization, across Technology functions and Firm business groups. Solution Architects also promote technical and functional application upgrades, enhancements, and industry-standard approaches to their product teams and business leaders. Essential Responsibilities and Tasks: - Design and architect Investment Advice and Monitoring platforms combining SaaS systems, custom cloud applications, and on-premises applications. - Guide and mentor teams on architecture, design, and integration of business software across multiple product platforms while ensuring solutions are built with performance, scalability, and resiliency in mind. - Focus on continuous delivery to drive a seamless, modernized associate/user experience - Participate in the analysis, design, development, testing, and implementation activities within the areas of responsibility. - Assist, mentor, and train other team members. - Build strong partnerships and relationships with stakeholders in Product Management, UX, PMO, Enterprise Architecture, Infrastructure and Security. - Ability to work independently and manage multiple concurrent needs - Understanding of Product Teams and Agile methodology and practices - Strong analytical and technical skills - Ability to communicate equally clearly with both technical and non-technical team members. Position Requirements - Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or Management Information Systems preferred or related work experience. - 7+ years of experience designing, developing and delivering application solutions for enterprise-level development and integration projects. - Practical knowledge of microservices and designing/building REST APIs, as well as API management solutions such as MuleSoft - Experience with industry-standard tools: Spring Boot, Spring Framework, JUnit, Gradle, and Maven - Experience with SQL and NoSQL database solutions. - Experience with Linux containerization, PaaS, and Cloud technologies - Experience with cloud-native architectures a plus

  • 100 Best Workplaces for Millennials in 2022, published Fortune July 2022, Great Places to Work - data as of March 2022. Compensation provided for using, not obtaining, the rating.
    • Edward Jones was recognized as one of the Best Workplaces for Millennials by Great Places to Work - and Fortune - magazine. The privately held firm ranked No. 2 overall, in its fourth appearance on the list.2022 Fortune Best Workplaces for Women, published September 2022, research by Great Places to Work -, data as of August 2021. Compensation provided for using, not obtaining, the rating.
      Edward Jones has been named to the 2022 Best Workplaces for Women list by Great Places to Work - and Fortune - magazine, ranking No. 45.2022 Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For, published April 2022, research by Great Place to Work -, data as of August 2021. Compensation provided for using, not obtaining, the rating.
      For the 23rd time, Edward Jones has earned a spot on the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For - ranking by Great Places to Work - and Fortune - magazine. Edward Jones ranked No. 35 on the prestigious 2022 list.2022 Best Places to Work For LGBTQ+ Equality, Great Place to Work - in partnership with Human Rights Campaign Foundation, published Equity Magazine January 2022, data as of July 2021. Compensation provided for using, not obtaining, the rating.
      Edward Jones scored 100 percent on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's 2022 Corporate Equality Index (CEI) the nation's foremost benchmarking survey and report measuring corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ+ workplace equality. The ranking designated Jones as one of the best places to work for LGBTQ+Equality.Edward Jones does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, pregnancy, veteran status, genetic information or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.At Edward Jones, we value and respect our associates and their contributions, and we recognize individual efforts through a rewards program that promotes a long-term career, financial security and well-being. to learn more about our total compensation approach, which in addition to base salary, typically includes benefits, bonuses and profit sharing. The salary range for this role is based on national data and actual pay is based on skills, experience, education, and other relevant factors for a potential new associate:
      Salary: $106916 - $182047
      Category: Headquarters

Keywords: EDWARD JONES, Elgin , Solutions Architect, Other , Saint Charles, Illinois

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