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Comerica Principal Architect Remote Locations in Auburn Hills, Michigan

Principal Architect The Principal Architect is responsible for leadership, facilitation, analysis and design tasks related to the development of an enterprise technical architecture that applies across multiple Comerica business domains. Provides technology direction and guidance for strategic projects/initiatives aligned with enterprise architecture principles and considerations. Provides deep expertise of overall systems architecture across layers -- app, OS, data, network, storage, security etc. and their inter-dependencies across business domains and implications. Responsible for evaluating, selecting and recommending relevant technology, tools and practices aligned with business strategy and priorities and applicable to multiple domains. Experience with Temenos is strongly desired. Position Responsibilities: Innovation * Perform research activities to identify emerging technologies and trends that may affect the enterprise. * Maintain awareness of vendor/product industry developments, regulations and trends and identify potential impacts to the enterprise. * Assist in vendor/product selection activities including the development of vendor/product evaluation models used in Requests for Proposal (RFP's). * Design and oversee efforts in building effective bank specific Proof of Concept demonstrations and socialize the results throughout the enterprise and all levels of management. Strategy * Lead or support enterprise capability definition aligned with business strategy. * Provide technical/business consulting to internal IS organizations and client-sponsored activities outside of IS. * Acquire and maintain deep understanding of Comerica's business domain specific business processes, supporting applications, integrations & dependencies, security model, technology constraints & limitations. * Analyze the business drivers that determine key architecture requirements. * Highly engaged and drive strategic domain specific initiatives and programs from a technology perspective. * Develops and maintains strong relationships with business domain leadership to keep track of changing business needs and priorities. Enterprise Architecture Governance * Perform technical architecture planning activities. * Facilitate and develop architectural standards for key technologies. * Mentor Agile/DevOps practices and procedures among domain teams. * Facilitate the development and evolution of the architecture and global governance processes. * Define and facilitate the process for approving architecture principles and standards. * Develop, collect and analyze Enterprise Architecture metrics to identify continual improvement opportunities. Position Qualifications: * Bachelor's Degree in Math, Science or Engineering or High School Diploma or GED and 12 years of technology experience * 8 years of Architect experience * 7 years of experience identifying technical solutions for complex business problems * 6 years of experience leading large complex technology projects * 5 years of experience mentoring other technologists * 2 years of experience in Financial Services Industry * This position is not eligible for sponsorship. Must have indefinite employment authorization. Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

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