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Senior Solutions Architect

10-15 years | McLean, VA

Posted 19 days ago

The Company Enterprise Architecture Office is seeking a portfolio lead to provide leadership and oversight associated with the Solutions Architecture for Business Applications. The candidate will be responsible for leading a number of Solutions architects to support Business and Engineering teams of Single Family Securitization domain within Company. You will help your team through transformation into Agile Architecture and will align with the Modern Delivery methodology within Company.   
Your Work Falls Into the Following Two Primary Categories
Solution Architecture

  • Introduce the overall technical vision for a particular solution by defining and establishing the solution architecture
  • Develop/Maintain Application Design pattern catalog through InnerSource
  • Define High Level Solution Intent, target state architectures and their roadmaps for portfolio products by collaborating with CPOs, POs, CDL and other business and IT stakeholders to ensure alignment in visions, goals and objectives.
  • Define and create reference architectures and architecture/design patterns to ensure consistent implementation of the architecture roadmaps
  • Own and drive development and maintenance of detailed solution intent, product architecture for a responsible ARTs (information, application, technology, security and deployment view points) that addresses functional and non-functional requirements and ensures alignment in implementation
  • Plan and Develop Architectural Runway in support of new business Features and Capabilities
  • Identify solution alternatives and/or new technologies to meet new business needs or solve existing business concerns, such as customer experience, operational efficiency, performance and cost effectiveness
  • Participate in pre-deployment, deployment and post-deployment activities to ensure successful deployment
  • Participate in incident resolution process to help trouble-shooting, identify issue resolution and impact assessments.
  • Build Reference Application/Implementation for reusability and accelerated adoption of new architectural standards/patterns
  • Provide Inner-Source projects stewardship 


  • Collaborate with Enterprise Architecture and Risk & Security groups to ensure new and existing solutions are compliant with enterprise standards
  • Partner with business and IT stakeholders to drive product research, RFP/vendor interview from technical perspective and POCs activities for COTS solution in a buy decision and owns the responsibility to communicate business cases for TAWG/ARB approvals
  • Work with development leads on design brainstorming and design review to ensure alignment with architecture, patterns and standards
  • Work with ART members to resolve implementation issues from business or technical requirements, design, code, testing, to technology/platform


  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience required; Advanced degree preferred
  • 10+ years of experience in Solutions Architecture and Business Application development
  • 5+ years of relevant task management experience
  • Hands-on and architectural experience with modern Cloud Native architectures is required in this role, as well as, proven record of leading architects through organizational transformations
  • 3+ years of relevant large-scale enterprise transformation experience as relates to architecture preferred
  • Prior experience in the primary or secondary mortgage industry is desirable
  • Deep knowledge of various enterprise level Platforms widely used in the industry preferred

Keys to Success in this Role

  • Highly motivated and energetic self-starter with strong organizational and time management skills; proven experience operating at high standards of quality and accuracy within a fast-paced changing environment
  • Excellent communication, leadership and relationship management skills, that enable partnering with and influencing key stakeholders in an open, collaborative environment at all levels in an organization
  • Technical and Architectural leadership with knowledge of both legacy and modern cloud based distributed systems
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to succinctly present complex subject matter, specifically translating technology problems/solutions to business stakeholders

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