Background: The Inter-American Development Bank is looking for an Enterprise Architect to work on the Enterprise Architecture Team. They should have proficiency in designing, architecting, and implementing solutions for IaaS, SaaS, and PaaS.
The team: The IT department designs and implements the Bank’s IT Strategy and provides the governance, tools, solutions and services to implement it. The IT Architecture Team is part of the IT Policy and Planning Division which is responsible for IT policies, architecture, security risk and governance for the IDB Group.
What you will do: As a member of a high-performance IT Enterprise Architecture team, you will work with technical teams to:
Serve as domain specialists in many areas of architecture. This position requires the ability to partner with teams to define, collaborate, influence, and clearly communicate architecture requirements and principles to propose solutions to technical and business needs across the organization.
Identify, assess, and communicate emerging technologies and trends, promoting the approach of native cloud integration to deliver secure, stable and scalable solutions.
Design, document, review, and maintain architecture standards applicable to a hybrid cloud environment leveraging various platforms and technologies, developing architecture, governance, and operational guidelines that address technical challenges and ensure efficient and effective end-to-end integration solutions.
Provide architectural domain expertise to create, migrate, and integrate modularized architectures and proven delivery methodologies across IaaS, SaaS, PaaS, serverless compute, message- and event-driven platforms.
Work in the assessment, planning, and design phases of projects’ lifecycles to support the overall alignment and adherence to IT standards and processes, adoption of architecture practices, and the overarching IT digital strategy that supports the Bank’s mission.
Aid in creating formal data structures, data architecture, data mapping, and data flow in support to integration and interoperability between applications adequate to both source and target solution.
Collaborate with various IT operations and development teams by reviewing, assessing, and proposing architectural designs and patterns to ensure systems capabilities meet functional and technical requirements.
Skills you will need:
You hold a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field.
Minimum 6 years combined experience in software development, solutions architecture, cloud integration architecture, and/or data architecture.
Proficiency in articulating enterprise level cloud-native and hybrid cloud architectures and design frameworks as well as aligning application/solution designs within these architectures/frameworks
Understanding/exposure to the governance and operationalization of integration platforms and API management services.
Strong technical skills in cloud architecture, integration design, and application interoperability in AWS and Azure utilizing native architecture patterns
Experience with CI/CD pipelines and applying secure coding standards in an enterprise environment.
Additional Desirable Skills:
Well-versed on common web application and cloud integration technologies and software architectural styles used to build systems integrations in a hybrid environment.
Practical knowledge of identity and access management technologies and services, including authorization and authentication standards.
AWS or Azure Certified Architect, Certified Integration Architect, and TOGAF certifications are preferred.
Financial and banking sector IT experience is a definite plus
Languages: You are proficient in English and in another Bank official language (Spanish, Portuguese and/or French).
Requirements: Candidates must be citizens of one of the IDB’s 48 member countries and have no family members currently working at the Bank.
Our culture: Our people are committed and passionate about improving lives in Latin-America and the Caribbean, and they get to do what they love in a diverse, collaborative and stimulating work environment. We are the first Latin American and Caribbean development institution to be awarded the EDGE certification, recognizing our strong commitment to gender equality. As an employee you can be part of internal resource groups that connect our diverse community around common interests.
Because we are committed to providing equal opportunities in employment, we embrace all diversity and encourage women, LGBTQ+, persons with disabilities, afro-descendants, and Indigenous people to apply.
About us: At the IDB, we’re committed to improving lives. Since 1959, we’ve been a leading source of long-term financing for economic, social, and institutional development in Latin America and the Caribbean. We do more than lending though. We partner with our 48-member countries to provide Latin America and the Caribbean with cutting-edge research about relevant development issues, policy advice to inform their decisions, and technical assistance to improve on the planning and execution of projects. For this, we need people who not only have the right skills, but also are passionate about improving lives.
The IDB offers a competitive remuneration and benefits package.
Our team in Human Resources carefully reviews all applications.
Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic and its implications for our Region, the IDB Group is reviewing its hiring needs and re-prioritizing its areas of talent acquisition. We encourage candidates to continue to apply to the active postings, yet current job openings may be subject to further decisions in terms of timing of the processes, or other actions, in accordance with business needs. Final hiring decisions may also be conditioned to the candidate’s ability to timely relocate to the post of duty at the moment of starting service.
About Inter-American Development Bank
We work to improve lives in Latin America and the Caribbean. Through financial and technical support for countries working to reduce poverty and inequality, we help improve health and education, and advance infrastructure. Our aim is to achieve development in a sustainable, climate-friendly way. With a history dating back to 1959, today we are the leading source of development financing for Latin America and the Caribbean. We provide loans, grants, and technical assistance; and we conduct extensive research. We maintain a strong commitment to achieving measurable results and the highest standards of integrity, transparency, and accountability.
The IDB prioritizes social inclusion and equality; productivity and innovation; and regional economic integration in its development work across Latin America and the Caribbean. In doing so, it addresses the cross-cutting issues of gender equality and diversity; climate change and environmental sustainability; and institutional capacity and the rule of law. Learn more about the Institutional Strategy here.