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Ally Cloud Architect in Charlotte, North Carolina

Position Description

Serves as highest level technical application and/or business architecture expert for software development / infrastructure teams at the program level. Has extensive experience delivering IT solutions; develops the technical or business strategy for the program and acts as SME to program/project teams in the plan, design, and delivery of solutions. Develops and drives short - long term architecture strategy for the overall IT project portfolio for key business segments.

Job Responsibilities

  • 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.

  • Work assignments are typically focused on critical products for the organization.

  • Works independently and will likely supervise the work of lower level personnel.

  • Will manage relationships with suppliers/vendors and/or business partners.

Qualifications

  • BS and 10 + years or equivalent

  • Ability to mentor and coach a technical team, leading by example

  • Expert knowledge of standards in IT architecture and infrastructure

  • Ability to develop enterprise guidelines and standards

  • Expert 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

Ally Overview

Ally Financial Inc. (NYSE: ALLY) is a leading digital financial services company and a top 25 U.S. financial holding company offering financial products for consumers, businesses, automotive dealers and corporate clients. Ally's legacy dates back to 1919, and the company was redesigned in 2009 with a distinctive brand, innovative approach and relentless focus on its customers. Ally has an award-winning online bank (member FDIC), one of the largest full service auto finance operations in the country, a complementary auto-focused insurance business, a growing digital wealth management and online brokerage platform, and a trusted corporate finance business offering capital for equity sponsors and middle-market companies.

Business Unit/Enterprise Function

Ally's Information Technology (IT) organization is focused on supporting and improving the position of our industry-leading business franchises through cost effective, innovative IT solutions, as well as overseeing critical functions that enable the day-to-day operations of the entire Ally Financial enterprise. IT is also responsible for the administration and execution of information protection, disaster recovery and IT risk management.

Total Rewards Information

Ally's compensation program offers market-competitive base pay and bonus pay potential based on achieving personal and company goals. Plus, we have a flexible paid time-off program with an emphasis on work-life balance.

Ally offers a variety of benefits to protect your health and well-being, provide financial security and balance your work-life needs including:

  • Industry-leading 401K Retirement Savings Plan including Matching and Company Contributions

  • Comprehensive wellness program with financial incentives designed to help you achieve your best health

  • Flexible health insurance options including dental and vision

  • Pre-tax Health Savings Account with generous employer contributions

  • Pre-tax dependent care and commuter benefits

  • Other work-life integration benefits including Paid Parental & Caregiver Leave, Adoption Assistance, Back-up Child & Adult/Elder Care, Child Care Discounts, Tuition Reimbursement, LifeMatters Employee Assistance Program, Weight Watchers and other employee discount programs

Ally is an Equal Opportunity Employer

We extend equal employment opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual's 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.

Job Title: Cloud Architect

Company: Ally Financial Inc.

Category: Information Technology

BU Function: IT

Experience Level: Experienced

Requisition ID: 19-5050

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