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EY Lead Technical Architect in Secaucus, New Jersey

Lead Technical Architect

Core Business Services

Requisition # SEC001NN

Post Date May 14, 2021

Fuelled by strategic investment in technology and innovation, Client Technology seeks to drive growth opportunities and solve complex business problems for our clients through building a robust platform for business and powerful product engine that are vital to innovation at scale. As part of Client Technology, you’ll work with technologists and business experts, blending EY’s deep industry knowledge and innovative ideas with our platforms, capabilities, and technical expertise. As a catalyst for change and growth, you’ll be at the forefront of integrating emerging technologies from AI to Data Analytics into every corner of what we do at EY. That means more growth for you, exciting learning opportunities, career choices, and the chance to make a real impact.

The opportunity

We are looking for an experienced Software Architect to make intuitive high-level decisions for software development. You will see the “big picture” and create architectural approaches for software design and implementation to guide the development team.

A great software architect has a strong technical background and excellent technology skills. They are experienced in designing and possess ability to develop a unified vision for software characteristics and functions.

The goal is to provide a framework for the development of a software or system that will result in high quality technology solutions.

Your key responsibilities

  • Collaborating with other professionals to determine functional and non-functional requirements for new software or applications

  • Using tools and methodologies to create representations for functions and user interface of desired product

  • Developing high-level product specifications with attention to system integration and feasibility

  • Develop high-level product specifications with attention to system integration and feasibility

  • Define all aspects of development from appropriate technology and workflow to coding standards

  • Communicate successfully all concepts and guidelines to development team

  • Oversee progress of development team to ensure consistency with initial design

  • Provide technical guidance and coaching to developers and engineers

  • Ensure software meets all requirements of quality, security, modifiability, extensibility etc.

  • Approve final product before launch

Skills and attributes for success

  • Proven experience as software architect

  • Experience in software development and coding in various languages (C#, .NET, Java etc.)

  • Excellent knowledge of software and application design and architecture

  • Excellent knowledge of UML and other modelling methods

  • Familiarity with HTML/CSS, JavaScript and UI/UX design

  • Understanding of software quality assurance principles

  • A technical mindset with great attention to detail

  • High quality organizational and leadership skills

  • Outstanding communication and presentation abilities

To qualify for the role you must have

  • 10+ years of related work experience

  • MSc/MA in computer science, engineering or relevant amount of experience in a related field

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • 8+ years of related work experience

  • MSc/MA in computer science, engineering or relevant amount of experience in a related field

What we look for

The candidate for this opportunity will be a self-starting technologist with deep understanding of the Microsoft stack and cloud architecture. The ability to communicate and be thought leader within a large program will be crucial for success in this role.

What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. Plus, we offer:

  • Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around

  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career

  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you

EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance.

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we’re using the finance products, expertise and systems we’ve developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime. And with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we’ll make our ambition to be the best employer by 2020 a reality.

If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

Join us in building a better working world

Apply now.