Manager, Solutions Architecture

  • Mastercard
  • Boston, MA, USA
  • Mar 23, 2021

Job Description

Our PurposeWe work to connect and power an inclusive, digital economy that benefits everyone, everywhere by making transactions safe, simple, smart and accessible. Using secure data and networks, partnerships and passion, our innovations and solutions help individuals, financial institutions, governments and businesses realize their greatest potential. Our decency quotient, or DQ, drives our culture and everything we do inside and outside of our company. We cultivate a culture of inclusion for all employees that respects their individual strengths, views, and experiences. We believe that our differences enable us to be a better team - one that makes better decisions, drives innovation and delivers better business results.Job TitleManager, Solutions ArchitectureThe Solution Architecture team within SessionM is looking for a sharp, dedicated individual. The Manager, Solutions Architecture position combines skills and expertise found across Solution Architects and Business Analysts, along with relevant experience in the fields of consulting and information technology. This individual will be a self-starter who enjoys strategic problem solving and guiding client requirements. Digging into the details, asking questions and strong communication skills will be keys to success within this role. This manager level role will be responsible for mentoring and developing other architects, defining and driving processes within the team.The Role*Elicit requirements from business stakeholders and developers using interviews, and requirement gathering sessions *Create detailed documentation that will be accepted by the client as validation of the business requirements and project scope. Include user stories, business & workflow analysis and architecture diagrams *Critically evaluate information gathered from multiple sources, reconcile conflicts, decompose high-level information into details *Ability to distinguish client requests from the underlying business needs *Serve as the primary conduit between our teams and the client during the discovery process *Responsible for finalizing direction, solution and requirements for client integrations *Demonstrate leadership by working with the Client, Engineering, Product, Delivery Team and Sales to understand the evolving platform and integration efforts required based on clients needs *Manage and develop a small team of resources either specific to a project or process (as needed). Provide guidance to both your team and the organization on strategies and processes from your past experience in a related field. *Position will require some travel All About You*Bachelor's degree in technology, business or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience *5-8+ years' experience in working with business and technology stakeholders with sensitivity and commitment to business problem solving via technology solutions *Exceptional management skills with ability manage multiple projects and resources in cross-functional environment *Ability to communicate to business stakeholders and technology teams *Strong writing skills required *Experience compiling and/or owning development of business requirements a plus *Should have a good sense of humor What can you expect from us?*Competitive pay and excellent benefits. *Opportunity to get in early to build a world-class organization, shape the future of our team, our product, and our company. *Excitement of working on our high-volume ~ 10 billion transactions/day platform for some of the most exciting brandsDue to COVID-19, most of our employees are working from home. We've implemented a virtual hiring process and continue to interview candidates by phone or video and are onboarding new hires remotely. We value the safety of each member of our community because we know we're all in this together.Mastercard is an inclusive Equal Employment Opportunity employer that considers applicants without regard to gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, disabled or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.If you require accommodations or assistance to complete the online application process, please contact and identify the type of accommodation or assistance you are requesting. Do not include any medical or health information in this email. The Reasonable Accommodations team will respond to your email promptly.PDN-92445afb-d112-4288-bf71-6bac8f64c87e

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