Zions Bancorporation is currently seeking an experienced Enterprise Architect with an emphasized exposure to finance, human resource and accounting related disciplines and integrated strong technology and architecture expertise. As an Enterprise Architect you will embrace Zions forward-looking Digital Banking Vision and contribute your leadership to achieve that vision. This person will be a catalyst for change, an advocate for the enterprise, and have a direct impact on Zions Bancorporation.
The Enterprise Architect will:
Create new business insight and perspective, clarify and illuminate strategic goals and strategies, guide strategy implementation, analyze business capabilities and identify synergistic opportunities
Provide technical leadership on strategic enterprise initiatives
Understand business objectives, research potential strategies, architect and design solutions
Provide leadership to guide implementations
Participate in business and technology strategic planning processes and guide business capability and technical capability initiative roadmaps
Establish future-state enterprise-centric IT architectures that consider business, information, application, infrastructure and security perspectives
Focus on the consistency, completeness, interoperability and quality of solutions.
Advocate for simple, standard, centralized and automated solutions to business needs
Mature the Enterprise Architecture practice horizontally across FLASH portfolio (Finance, Legal, Accounting, Supply Chain and Huma Resource)
Stay current on technologies, technology trends and directions, and best practices
Technical Experience and Qualifications:
Proven track record of influencing change and leading strategic enterprise IT initiatives to achieve well-defined business objectives
Deep hands-on technical expertise in multiple technical domains
Experience with digital business transformation
Ability to listen for understanding, resolve conflicts, negotiate compromise, and collaboratively lead business leaders and project teams to optimal solutions.
Understanding of information architecture concepts that enable well-integrated transactional, analytical, and collaborative systems
Ability to cultivate a shared strategic vision, articulate clear business objectives, and align the organization to achieve them
Experience with financial systems such as Oracle Financials, SAP, ERP and integrating aspects across HRIS systems such as ADP and Concur to mention a few
Experience with Oracle 11/12/13g; Oracle Cloud OCI including migrating to SAAS and expertise across Oracle eBS suite of products
Strong understanding of financial concepts, including GAAP accounting practices, SEC reporting, reconciliation requirements, and GL and subledger systems
Strong understanding of SOX Controls/Reporting including Risk Management Frameworks (SOC, RCSA and FFIEC Controls), and Fraud Disclosures
Knowledge and Experience with HRIS Systems including ADP, Concur, Performance/Development Management, Employee Onboarding is an added advantage
Exposure to Cloud Based Financial System integration is key as Zions moves towards a Cloud Native/Cloud-Based journey to become 'Digital to the Core'
8 plus years of experience in enterprise architecture and IT leadership in a highly regulated environment
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, MIS or related field
Demonstrated excellence in verbal and written communication. Ability to communicate effectively with business leaders and technical experts at all organizational levels.
Strong business and IT financial management acumen
Understanding of enterprise IT Service Management concepts
Nice to Have Experience:
Ability to establish and lead IT Centers of Excellence
Understanding of Agile methodology
Banking or other Financial Services experience
Supply Chain Management and Legal domain experience
A combination of education and experience may meet job requirements.
Location: This position has a hybrid work from home schedule with a minimum of three days per week in the office at the Zions Technology Center in Midvale, UT.
The Zions Technology Center is a 400,000-square-foot technology campus in Midvale, Utah.
Located on the former Sharon Steel Mill superfund site, the sustainably built campus will be the company's primary technology and operations center. This modern and environmentally friendly technology center will enable Zions to continue to compete for the best technology talent in the state while providing team members with an exceptional work environment with features such as:
Electric vehicle charging stations and close proximity to Historic Gardner Village UTA TRAX station
At least 75% of the building is powered by on-site renewable solar energy.
Access to outdoor recreation, parks, trails, shareable bikes and locker rooms.
Large modern cafe with a healthy and diverse menu.
Healthy indoor environment with ample natural light and fresh air.
LEED-certified sustainable building that features include the use of low VOC-emitting construction materials.
Zions Bancorporation is transforming what it means to work for a financial institution. We operate in a fast-paced, information-driven environment, which means we need people who bring diverse experiences, perspectives, and expertise to meet ever-changing demands. Your ability to adapt, learn innovate and collaborate with a dynamic team helps us provide exceptional service to our customers and communities.
We are committed to helping our employees grow, develop and advance in their career. Our Workforce of the Future, DEI and UpSkilling initiatives allow you to network across the organization, volunteer in our community, and build your technical and soft skills. We believe that investing in your success and well-being is an investment in our customers and our business.
Together we are building a culture that values diversity, celebrates growth and creates a space of belonging for all our team members. Our people are what set us apart and make us great.
Apply now if you have a passion for impactful outcomes, enjoy working collaboratively with co-workers, and want to make a difference for the clients and communities we serve.
Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance - START DAY ONE!
Life and Disability Insurance, Paid Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance
Health Savings (HSA), Flexible Spending (FSA) and dependent care accounts
Paid Training, Paid Time Off (PTO) and 11 Paid Federal Holidays
401(k) plan with company match, Profit Sharing, competitive compensation in line with work experience
Mental health benefits including coaching and therapy sessions
Zions Bancorporation, N.A. is one of the nation's premier financial services companies with annual net revenue of $2.9 billion in 2021 and more than $90 billion of total assets. Zions operates under local management teams and distinct brands in 11 western states: Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming. The Bank is a consistent recipient of national and state-wide customer survey awards in small and middle-market banking, as well as a leader in public finance advisory services and Small Business Administration lending, ranking as the tenth largest provider in the U.S. of the SBA’s Paycheck Protection Program loans. In addition, Zions is included in the S&P 500 and NASDAQ Financial 100 indices.