Explore
Close
Your acceptance of all cookies will permit robust site functionality. If you don't allow cookies, some features and functionality of OCC's site may not operate as expected. If you do not choose either cookie setting for our site, or if you close this window, this message will continue to display on each page you visit. Cookie settings can be controlled in your Internet browser to automatically reject some forms of cookies. For more details on cookies this site uses, see our OCC Site Cookies page. In addition to using cookies, we retain other information, including your Internet Protocol (IP) address, for the purposes listed in the Privacy Policy. Testing

Director Enterprise Architecture

About Enterprise Architecture at OCC

Business outcome driven team that strives to align the business and technology visions to build systems for a more efficient enterprise. We collaborate across the organization and optimize solutions to promote efficiencies in the technology infrastructure. We promote reuse and ensure compliance with regulations.

What you’ll do it at OCC?

Are you ready to be part of transformation journey?  OCC is modernizing technology to better serve market participants.  As the Director Enterprise Architecture, you’ll help in building the IT strategy and roadmap to modernize the OCC core systems. Ensure developed designs adhere to corporate standards and are compliant with regulations. Collaborate with business, technology partners and Solution Architects to develop adaptable architecture solutions. Define technology architectures to achieve business outcomes.

Who is right for this position?

A business technologist, negotiator, a problem solver and excellent communicator. Individual who can lead design discussions with technical and non-technical members of the organization to develop conceptual designs to achieve business goals. Able to evaluate vendor/technology by measuring their performance against functional and non-functional requirements.  Someone with experience working in highly regulated environments, with a solid understanding of current cybersecurity practices.

Skill required to succeed in this role:

  • Modern design thinking and experience.
  • Consulting, big 4 or management consulting background, or equivalent experience at a software company, with exceptional communication and leadership skills.
  • Problem solving, driving towards business outcomes, ability to manage IT as a business, with proven ability to lead and collaborate with cross functional teams.
  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills – champion at conveying options to solve business problems.
  • Experience in building enterprise applications using modern architecture techniques such as microservices and event-based architecture developed using cloud platforms (AWS preferred), Java, Python and Web technologies.
  • Experience in Cloud/SaaS application design, development, and management.
  • Financial services/Capital Markets experience (Banking, Clearing, Trading) and prior Enterprise and Business Architecture experience is a plus.

Minimum Qualifications (Must-haves)

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent practical experience.
  • 10+ years of experience in consulting, software development or related field.
  • Experience in developing architecture artifacts such as conceptual, business and solution architecture.
  • Experience with projects involving complex integration of disparate types of technologies, platforms and data.
  • Experience in modern software development methodologies (Agile, Kanban, Scrum)

Step 1
When you find a position you're interested in, click the 'Apply' button. Please complete the application and attach your resume.  

Step 2
You will receive an email notification to confirm that we've received your application.

Step 3
If you are called in for an interview, a representative from OCC will contact you to set up a date, time, and location. 

For more information about OCC, please click here.

OCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Apply About OCC
  • REQ-1754
  • Chicago - 125 S Franklin
  • Full Time Regular
  • Posted: May. 4, 2020

How to Apply

Step 1 - When you find a position you're interested in, click the 'Apply' button. Please complete the application and attach your resume.

Step 2 - You will receive an email notification to confirm that we've received your application.

Step 3 - If you are called in for an interview, a representative from OCC will contact you to set up a date, time, and location.

OCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

This web site discusses exchange-traded options issued by The Options Clearing Corporation. No statement in this web site is to be construed as an endorsement, recommendation or solicitation to purchase or sell a security, or to provide investment advice. Options involve risk and are not suitable for all investors. Prior to buying or selling an option, a person must receive a copy of the disclosure document, Characteristics and Risks of Standardized Options. Individuals should not enter into option transactions until they have read and understood this document. To obtain copies, contact your broker, any exchange on which options are traded, or The Options Clearing Corporation, 125 S. Franklin Street, Suite 1200, Chicago, IL 60606 (investorservices@theocc.com).