Citi Solutions Architect Specialist // C13 -- VP, Citi, Dallas, TX in Irving, Texas

  • Primary Location: United States,Texas,Irving

  • Education: Bachelor's Degree

  • Job Function: Technology

  • Schedule: Full-time

  • Shift: Day Job

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Travel Time: Yes, 10 % of the Time

  • Job ID: 16064715


The Infrastructure Architect will be part of a team whose role is the design and modification of complex, multi-system environments. In this role, the architect will identify and analyze business requirements to integrate hardware, storage, operating systems, and connectivity solutions. The role also involves creating and maintaining standards and patterns development used within the Consumer infrastructure technology space. The architect will partner with business leaders, developers, engineers, and production support teams to provide design guidelines, impart knowledge on technical trends and serve as a Subject Matter Expert on systems configuration and integration, capacity planning, performance analysis and optimization.

Technical solutions design:

• Develop comprehensive high level infrastructure solutions that incorporate strategic target state architecture and standards to maximize performance, capacity, and TCO

Infrastructure Architecture & Strategy:

• Work with senior technologists to influence and shape the strategic infrastructure target state architecture for area of influence

• Help define and implement infrastructure standards

• Educate engineers on standards, processes, and tools

Disaster Recovery Strategy:

• Partner with the application owners to develop and update comprehensive DR strategy across the LOB enterprise

• Work with Production teams to develop specific Disaster Recovery plans that meet the overall strategy

• Recommend specific tools strategies, and solutions for DR solutions

Incident Consulting:

• Provide technical assistance with the most challenging issues that span multiple systems, or show recurring trends that have not been successfully resolved

About Citi

Citi, the leading global bank, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions. Citi provides consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management.Our core activities are safeguarding assets, lending money, making payments and accessing the capital markets on behalf of our clients.

Citi’s Mission and Value Proposition at explains what we do and Citi Leadership Standards at explain how we do it. Ourmissionis to serve as a trusted partner to our clients by responsibly providing financial services that enable growth and economic progress. We strive to earn and maintain our clients’ and the public’s trust by constantly adhering to the highest ethical standards and making a positive impact on the communities we serve. Our Leadership Standards is a common set of skills and expected behaviors that illustrate how our employees should work every day to be successful and strengthens our ability to execute against our strategic priorities.

Diversity is a key business imperative and a source of strength at Citi. We serve clients from every walk of life, every background and every origin. Our goal is to have our workforce reflect this same diversity at all levels. Citi has made it a priority to foster a culture where the best people want to work, where individuals are promoted based on merit, where we value and demand


Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience

• Minimum of 5 years of Technical Architect and/or solutions engineering and design experience

• Strategic view of a broad cross section of UNIX and Windows technologies, including database, messaging and web platforms, with a strong focus on implementation

• Experience in capacity planning, systems performance analysis and optimization in a distributed client/server environment

• Technical problem-solving skills

• Strong skills in project management methodologies and tools

• Broad knowledge of various technology architectures and business platforms

• Systems planning and engineering skills

• Overall IT experience in a Client-Server environment, with practical knowledge of mainframe, midrange, distributed, and desktop technologies

• Infrastructure architecture & engineering experience, including functional and technical requirements gathering, and solution development

• Broad knowledge of multiple UNIX OS platforms, and Windows-based operating systems; deep understanding of supporting technologies in SAN, Backup, Web, Middleware, Database, and surrounding infrastructure support technologies

• Advanced written and verbal communication capabilities, ability to influence and successfully interface with executive leadership

• Broad knowledge of advanced environment monitoring & management tools, performance modeling tools, capacity analysis tools, and other advanced modeling and trending tools

• Understands and can apply knowledge of Internet/Intranet technology, eCommerce, enterprise networking, and Database to infrastructure solutions