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Architecture Delivery Director, Global Technology Infrastructure

Job Description

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.6 trillion and operations worldwide. The firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers and small business, commercial banking, financial transaction processing, and asset management. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, JPMorgan Chase & Co. serves millions of consumers in the United States and many of the world's most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under its J.P. Morgan and Chase brands. Information about JPMorgan Chase & Co. is available at


Global Technology Infrastructure (GTI) is the technology infrastructure organization for the Firm, delivering a wide range of products and services, and partnering with all lines of business to provide high quality service delivery, exceptional project execution and financially disciplined approaches and processes in the most cost effective manner.


The Architecture team within GTI has a mission is to define technology standards, reference architectures and provide overall governance for the infrastructure functions in support of the Firm’s businesses, application’s and infrastructure partner’s current and future requirements. A strong focus of the team will be driving the GTI multi-year strategy through comprehensive roadmaps, driving standardization via adoption of GTI managed services, resiliency in designs to meet stated recovery objectives, and address performance, scalability, security and data protection objectives. The expectation is deep engagement direct with application development teams and specifically lead application architects on key initiatives.


This role is an Architecture Delivery Director within the team. This is a senior position with strong organizational and management skills along with broad technology knowledge across a range of Infrastructure disciplines.


The Architecture Delivery Director is key to the successful functioning of GTI Architecture and is accountable for the coordination and support of the GTI Architecture Committee, the monitoring of Architecture RCSA program, scheduling and monitoring the technology roadmap process as well as oversight over technology domain governance.


Primary responsibilities:

  • Partnering with senior Architects across GTI to maintain a cadence of actionable architecture presentations for review at the GTI Architecture Committee
  • Accountability for monitoring and reporting of the Architecture RCSA program and participation with the broader risk & control community
  • Partnering with internal GTI experts from the Service Towers to help develop strategies, roadmaps and architecture proposals
  • Coordinating with GTI Service owners to ensure meaningful ownership and governance of the technology domains
  • Arranging and monitoring a solution to maintain up-to-date and meaningful technology roadmaps
  • Maintaining a technical network across GTI, knowing the “Go-To” SMEs in multiple service areas
  • Developing an effective network of senior Architects within 1 or more major Business Areas

Soft skills/attributes required for this role:

  • Real technical credibility from deep knowledge/understanding of some of the most challenging requirements
  • Able to handle quirky technical SMEs without destroying relationships
  • Experience working closely with Senior AD architects
  • Thought leader in main technical domain – ready to be or already a JPMC Distinguished Engineer
  • Takes accountability for a major initiative
  • Credible and mature personality, with some presence
  • Mentor to more junior technical staff
  • Ability to say No, and question
  • Strong enough to hold your peers accountable in other groups/towers (in a constructive way).
  • Concise communicator - able to translate detail into a concise story, getting immediately to the punch line
  • Self-starter, motivated - wants to get in, roll sleeves up and make a difference
  • Effective influencing skills, with groups not directly working for you
  • Wants to be a change agent, make improvements. Thrives on change

Hard Skills / Requirements:                                                        

  • 10+ years experience in project/program and/or technology management
  • Proven experience managing and working with culturally diverse and geographically distributed teams
  • Experience working through an application lifecycle from start to finish
  • Experience troubleshooting a project gone wrong and working to fix it, adjusting to major scope/design change
  • Experience working within  large global organization and building and maintaining a global network
  • Demonstrated ability establishing credibility with business executives, along with presenting to and influencing senior management
  • Effective Project and Program Management skills - PMP preferred
Req #: 160041723
Location: Jersey City, NJ US
Job Category: Technology
Employment Type: Full Time
Potential Referral Amount: 5000 US Dollar (USD)

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