Data Architect - Principal (Charlotte, NC)

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General information

Career area

Technology

Country

United States

Work Location(s)

601 S. Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC

State

North Carolina

Ref #

12078

Posted Date

Monday, April 4, 2022

Working time

Full-time

Ally and Your Career

Ally Financial only succeeds when its people do - and that's more than some cliche people put on job postings. We live this stuff! We see our people as, well, people - with interests, families, friends, dreams, and causes that are all important to them. Our focus is on the health and safety of our teammates as well as work-life balance and diversity and inclusion. From generous benefits to a variety of employee resource groups, we strive to build paths that encourage employees to stretch themselves professionally. We want to help you grow, develop, and learn new things. You're constantly evolving, so shouldn't your opportunities be, too?

The Opportunity

Serves as a high level technical expert in application and/or business architecture for software development / infrastructure teams. Acts as SME for project teams in the planning, design, and delivery of technology solutions. In application architecture: designs the inter-system/ application structures, advises teams of Ally standard requirements, security standards, methodology and processes. In business architecture: defines cross-business function processes, advises teams of consistent processes and common business functions. Drives short and long term architecture strategy for the overall technology project portfolio for key business segments. Participates in proof of concepts to assist in defining technology direction and process improvement to enable business strategy. Communicates and validates program architecture with technical leadership, program management, business line leadership, and executive level partners. This is a mid-level to senior-level highly technical role with potential responsibility for leading a small team of more junior architects and will report to a Director of Architecture.

The Work Itself

  • Uses a broad and deep understanding of business and/or technical concepts in multiple specialized fields to develop solutions to problems and critical design issues.
  • Advises teams of Ally standard requirements, security standards, methodology and processes.
  • Contributes to the development of RFPs/SOWs and participates in the vendor selection process.
  • Work assignments are typically focused on critical products for the organization.
  • Works independently and may have direct management responsibility for a small team.
  • Will maintain relationships with suppliers/vendors and/or business partners.


The Skills You Bring

  • 5+ years of experience
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information System, or other relevant field of study preferred
  • Ability to lead, mentor and coach a technical team
  • Experienced knowledge of standards in IT architecture and infrastructure
  • Ability to develop enterprise guidelines and standards
  • Experienced knowledge of the software development process and how it fits within the IT architecture and infrastructure
  • Expert knowledge and understanding of industry trends and new technologies and ability to apply trends to architectural needs
  • Expert knowledge of enterprise platforms and operating systems or expert knowledge of key business functions and processes.
  • Understanding of Information Security Policy and Procedures how they fit within the IT architecture and infrastructure
  • Ability to lead or interact with and provide architectural design guidance to project teams made up of employee, business partner, and/or supplier resources
  • Ability to effectively communicate with other senior leaders of IT on program strategies and plans and negotiate quality solutions


How We'll Have Your Back

Ally's compensation program offers market-competitive base pay and pay-for-performance incentives (bonuses) based on achieving personal and company goals. But Ally's total compensation - or total rewards - extends beyond your paycheck and is designed to support and enrich your personal and professional life, including:

  • Time Away: competitive holiday and flexible paid-time-off, including time off for volunteering and voting.
  • Planning for the Future: plan for the near and long term with an industry-leading 401K retirement savings plan with matching and company contributions, student loan and 529 educational assistance programs, tuition reimbursement, and other financial well-being programs.
  • Supporting your Health & Well-being: flexible health and insurance options including dental and vision, pre-tax Health Savings Account with employer contributions and a total well-being program that helps you and your family stay on track physically, socially, emotionally, and financially.
  • Building a Family: adoption, surrogacy, and fertility support as well as parental and caregiver leave, back-up child and adult/elder day care program and childcare discounts.
  • Work-Life Integration: other benefits including LifeMatters® Employee Assistance Program, subsidized and discounted Weight Watchers® program and other employee discount programs.


Who We Are:

Ally Financial is a customer-centric, leading digital financial services company with passionate customer service and innovative financial solutions. We are relentlessly focused on "Doing it Right" and being a trusted financial-services provider to our consumer, commercial, and corporate customers. For more information, visit www.ally.com.

Ally is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy status, marital status, military or veteran status, genetic disposition or any other reason protected by law.

Where permitted by applicable law, must have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccine by date of hire to be considered, if not currently employed by Ally.

We are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with physical or mental disabilities. For accommodation requests, email us at [email protected] Ally will not discriminate against any qualified individual who is capable of performing the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.

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More Information on Ally Financial
Ally Financial operates in the Automotive industry. The company is located in Detroit, MI, New York City, NY and Charlotte, NC. Ally Financial was founded in 1919. It has 11000 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 247 open jobs at Ally Financial, click here.
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