Enterprise Architect

Information Systems & Technology Charlotte, North Carolina


Enterprise Architect

Charlotte, United States

Permanent (Hybrid)

About Citco

Citco is a global leader in fund services, corporate governance and related asset services with staff across 80 offices worldwide. With more than $1 trillion in assets under administration, we deliver end-to-end solutions and exceptional service to meet our clients’ needs.

For more information about Citco, please visit www.citco.com


About the Team & Business Line:

Proprietary software solutions and innovation are at the core of what differentiates Citco in the alternative investment space. Through our network of global development centers, Citco invests heavily in technology development, security, and infrastructure to ensure our clients continue to receive award-winning products that underpin our commitment to service excellence.

The Solutions Architecture and Engineering department is looking for an Architect with a strong background in design and development of large applications. A good understanding of Cloud and Containerization skills to help establish guidelines/standards and technical architectures for the enterprise. The ideal candidate would also have experience in designing for the cloud and should have experience across at least one cloud provider (AWS, Azure, GCP, etc). The candidate should have knowledge in cloud agnostic infrastructure (Terraform), CI/CD pipeline tools (Jenkins, CircleCI, etc), and be familiar with virtualization technologies. 

As a core member of our Solutions Architecture and Engineering team, you will have a good hands on skills to learn and evaluate new technologies and work with a team taking initiative to provide creative solutions to technical and practical challenges.

This position reports to the Enterprise Architecture Manager. The Architecture team plays a vital role in the development of infrastructure and technology standards, along with Research and Development activities. The work will span both on-prem and cloud (Amazon Web Services, Azure) environments.

Your Role:

  • You will evaluate and define technology standards selection and definition processes
  • Define standards and patterns for technologies used within Citco
  • Train and upskill other technical teams as needed on new technologies
  • Contribute to the principles that guide technology decisions for Citco
  • Document technical design patterns for enterprise reuse
  • Help with governance and compliance activities by building policies and components as needed
  • Help applications teams upskill by involving in discussions and training as needed
  • Provide technical guidance and recommendations
  • Contribute to the delivery of Solution Designs diagram and documentation aligned to the business requirements
  • Review overall design to ensure enterprise compliance of the delivered design
  • Participate in organization architecture process optimization

About You:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or equivalent
  • 8+ years of working experience in Technical Architecture, Containerization and Virtualization
  • Cloud Certifications in at least one of AWS or Azure or GCP
  • Knowledge in open source Kubernetes (Rancher) & Docker architectures including cluster creation/management, namespaces, overlay networks, workload deployment (HELM) & managing container services (EKS, AKS, ECS, ACS)
  • Working experience with Cloud agnostic infrastructures (Terraform), CI/CD pipeline tools (Jenkins, CircleCI) and be familiar with virtualization technologies
  • Ability to write basic programming in either NodeJs, Python
  • Excellent documentation and communication skills are required

Our Benefits

Your well-being is of paramount importance to us, and central to our success. We provide a range of benefits, training and education support, and flexible working arrangements to help you achieve success in your career while balancing personal needs. Ask us about specific benefits in your location.

We recognize diversity as a source of organizational pride and strength. We have made it a priority to reflect our nation’s evolving diversity in the people we hire, and the culture we create in our organization.

Citco welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection.