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Zions Bancorporation Infrastructure Solutions Architect in West Valley City, Utah

Zions Bancorporation’s Enterprise Technology and Operations (ETO) team 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 the ever-changing demands of a technology-driven world. We are grounded in the belief that “improving the work is the work” as we drive to create simple, easy, and fast solutions for our customers. Your ability to adapt, learn, and innovate helps increase revenue, reduce operational costs, and mitigates risk.

ETO provides opportunities for you to own your career growth through Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Women in Technology, and Workforce of the Future initiatives that allow you to network across the organization, volunteer in our community, and build your technical and soft skills. Together we are building a culture that values diversity and creates a space of belonging for all our team members. We believe that investing in your success is an investment in our customers and our business. Our people are what sets us apart and make us great.

We are currently seeking an experienced Infrastructure Solutions Architect with modern technologies experience who will have the opportunity to:

  • Create new technology insight and perspective, clarify and illuminate strategic goals and strategies, guide implementation, analyze capabilities and identify opportunities

  • Support Zions team in designing and extending a modern technology ecosystem and architecture across legacy systems and emerging areas, including data center, cloud, hyperconverged, infrastructure-as-code

  • Provide end-to-end technical leadership, to the design, development, and testing of technology solutions

  • Develop transitional, modern, and emerging models of technical solutions via standard architectural approaches

  • Participate in strategic planning processes and guide business and technology capability roadmaps

  • Establish future-state IT architectures

  • Expert in communicating and presenting potential technical solutions and advising the business on the technical and business value of the proposition with appropriate tradeoffs

  • Able to work with range of team members including domain matter experts to understand and empower team members to produce integrated end-to-end solution options

  • Communicating solution approaches to peer architects, project teams and other stakeholders

  • Reviewing, analyzing and evaluating market requirements, business requirements and project briefs to design the most appropriate end-to-end technology solutions

  • Keeping up-to-date on latest technologies, standards, and tools in areas relevant to the rapidly changing digital environment

  • Mature the Solution Architecture practice

  • Other duties as assigned


  • At least 3-6 years of experience in modern application, digital, and system architecture design and development

  • At least 6 years of experience with solution architecture and/or IT leadership

  • Bachelor's Degree or military experience

    Preferred Qualifications:

  • Understanding of infrastructure architecture concepts that enable robust, scalable, performant systems with a broad range of processing, availability, and load requirements.

  • Experience architecting for container platforms and technologies.

  • Experience in creating architecture views using TOGAF, IT4IT,4+1, Zachman or other standards

  • Experience in hyperconverged architectures, infrastructure modernization, mainframe a plus

  • Experience in Continuous delivery, DEVOPS, and Self-service enablement and offerings

  • Experience with information security at the policy, architecture, and implementation level

  • Experience with public, Private, and/or hybrid cloud implementations

  • Excellent at communicating and driving highly complex IT solutions to broad audiences/executives, business leaders, product managers, Legal, Security, and implementation specialists

  • B.S. in Computer Science, MIS, or related field

    A combination of education and experience may meet requirements.

    Ideally this postion will be in Salt Lake City, but there is a possibilty for remote work.

    Pay Range: $125,000 - $150,000

    Bonus: This position will be eligible for a discretionary bonus

    At Zions Bancorporation, we need team members who can get the job done and do it with enthusiasm. As a company, we are always striving to make the business better so we can make our customer's lives easier. Are you passionate about making a difference for people in your community? As a corporation comprised of community banks, we need people like you, who can make positive change.

    Zions is full of people just like you who share the same values and work ethic. Our diverse workforce offers endless opportunities to expand your skills and gain valuable experience that will help you advance your career. Let’s talk about how we can help one another succeed .

Req ID: 051927

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