EY Application/Integration Architect - Financial Services - Consulting - Senior Manager in Chicago, Illinois
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EY is the only professional services firm with a separate business unit (“FSO”) that is dedicated to the financial services marketplace. Our FSO teams have been at the forefront of every event that has reshaped and redefined the financial services industry. If you have a passion for rallying together to solve the most complex challenges in the financial services industry, come join our dynamic FSO team!
*The opportunity *
The Digital & Emerging Technology team works collaboratively with clients to transform their business through disruptive innovation enablement and transformational design solutions. The team supports our clients in modernizing systems, processes and products to enhance business and customer-facing platforms and services to support high performance in a rapidly changing and competitive environment. Our team helps clients sustain competitive advantage and profitability by developing technology strategies, products, and solutions to stay ahead of the rapid pace of change and disruption and supporting the execution of complex transformations.
We are looking for Integration Architects who have worked with modern software solutions including node.js, REST APIs, and cloud-based Solutions. While our teams primary focus is within the financial services industries, you will have opportunities to support other sectors including healthcare, automotive, high-tech, and media.
Your key responsibilities
We are currently seeking a Senior Manager to lead integration projects. Senior Managers are typically responsible for managing standalone projects or elements of multiple client engagements. Their duties include service delivery, identifying future sales opportunities, and supporting practice development activities in the Digital practice. This professional will provide leadership to employees, manage and motivate teams with diverse skills and backgrounds, consistently deliver quality client services by monitoring progress, and demonstrate in-depth technical capabilities and professional knowledge.
Skills and attributes for success
The expectations are that a Senior Manager will be able to maintain long-term client relationships and network and cultivate business development opportunities.
Provide high quality client services by directing daily progress of engagement work, informing engagement manager of engagement status, and managing staff performance.
Expected to help recruit, develop and retain strategy professionals, coach and mentor team members, deliver strategy-related training and take on other practice management tasks as needed (e.g., development of practice offerings).
To qualify for the role you must have
A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Systems Management, Accounting, Finance or a related field.
A minimum of 8 years of post-bachelor's work experience at a financial services company or comparable experience working as a consultant in a professional services firm delivering advisory services
Experience with Enterprise Integration Design Patterns.
Must have ability to design API centric solutions with experience in at least one relevant tool.
Hands on experience in Microservices design and development.
Expert understanding in various technology stacks, BRMS and Event Processing Technologies.
Strong hands on experience in at least one integration middleware platforms.
Implementation and Development experience in SOA (for e.g., Service Orchestration, Service Choreography, Event Driven Architecture, Messaging middleware, etc.)
Experience developing schemas and data structures.
Experience with source control.
Hands-on experience using any API integration framework such as MuleSoft, WSO2, Apigee
Experience with service design, profiling & governance
Experience with CI/CD.
Experience in DevOps.
Experience implementing security such as OAuth, SAML, Single Sign On, Mobile Device Management, etc.
Willingness to travel up to 80%
Ideally, you’ll also have
Experience at a financial services company or comparable experience working as a consultant in a professional services firm delivering advisory services
Experience in communicating technical study conclusions through written reports and presentations, using tools such as PowerPoint/Excel/Word/Visio.
Domain driven design experience, preferably focused on financial services, insurance or telecommunications.
Presentation skills – ability to create PowerPoint decks to communicate solution architecture to various stakeholders.
What we look for
We’re interested in self-motivated individuals who can easily function in a high demand, performance-driven environment. In addition, we’re looking for people who recognize the accomplishments of the team before the individual and are sought after as people developers. If you’re passionate about problem-solving and helping our clients with some of their most complex issues, this role is for you.
What we offer
We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, pension and 401(k) plans, and a wide range of paid time off options. Under our flexible vacation policy, you’ll decide how much vacation time you need based on your own personal circumstances. You’ll also be granted time off for designated EY Paid Holidays, Winter/Summer breaks, Personal/Family Care, and other leaves of absence when needed to support your physical, financial, and emotional well-being.
• Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
• Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
• Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
• Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.
If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.
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