Technical Architect

Plymouth Meeting, PA

Technical Architect

Category: Architecture

Main location: United States, New York, New York

Alternate Location(s): United States, New Jersey, New Brunswick

United States, North Carolina, Cary

United States, Pennsylvania, Plymouth Meeting

United States, Connecticut, Hartford

Position ID: J0324-2257

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

Responsible for designing, implementing, and maintaining robust technology solutions that support the organization's business objectives. This role involves collaborating with various stakeholders, including business analysts, developers, and infrastructure teams, to understand requirements and translate them into scalable, efficient, and secure architectural designs. Position located in NYC, NY, Hartford, CT, Plymouth Meeting, PA, Cary, NC, or New Brunswick, NJ.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

  1. Solution Design: Develop architectural blueprints and technical design documents for new systems or enhancements to existing systems. Ensure that the designs align with technology standards, industry best practices, and regulatory requirements.

  2. Technology Evaluation: Stay abreast of emerging technologies and industry trends. Evaluate new tools, frameworks, and platforms to determine their suitability. Recommendations to senior management on technology adoption and innovation.

  3. Collaboration: Work closely with cross-functional teams to gather requirements, clarify technical concepts, and resolve design issues. Collaborate with developers, quality assurance engineers, and project managers throughout the software development lifecycle.

  4. Risk Management: Identify potential risks and vulnerabilities in proposed architectural designs. Implement security controls and design patterns to mitigate security threats and ensure compliance with regulatory standards (e.g., GDPR, CCPA, etc.).

  5. Performance Optimization: Optimize system performance and scalability by fine-tuning architecture components, addressing bottlenecks, and implementing caching strategies. Conduct performance testing and analysis to identify areas for improvement.

  6. Documentation: Maintain comprehensive documentation of business and technical mappings that map to Legacy Policy Admin system commission systems. Ensure that documentation is up-to-date and accessible to relevant stakeholders.

  7. Leadership: Provide technical leadership and mentorship to junior architects and development teams. Foster a culture of collaboration, innovation, and continuous improvement within the technology organization.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

• Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field.

• Proven experience (typically 7+ years) in software development and architecture, preferably in the financial services industry.

• Must have hands-on technical experience with core DTCC functions such as clearing and settlement for investment accounts.

• Strong understanding of enterprise architecture principles, including SOA, microservices, and cloud computing.

• Proficiency in designing and implementing solutions using relevant technologies such as Java, .NET, Python, SQL, etc.

• Familiarity with modern architectural patterns (e.g., MVC, MVVM, RESTful APIs, etc.) and design methodologies (e.g., Agile, DevOps, etc.).

• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively articulate technical concepts to both technical and non-technical audiences.

• Certifications such as TOGAF, AWS Certified Solutions Architect, or Microsoft Certified: Azure Solutions Architect are desirable but not mandatory.



CGI is required by law in some jurisdictions to include a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. The determination of this range includes various factors not limited to skill set, level, experience, relevant training, and licensure and certifications. To support the ability to reward for merit-based performance, CGI typically does not hire individuals at or near the top of the range for their role. Compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. A reasonable estimate of the current range for this role in the U.S. is $85,800- $228,100

At CGI we call our professionals “members” to reinforce that all who join our team are, as owners, empowered to participate in the challenges and rewards that come from building a world-class company. CGI’s benefits include:

• Competitive base salaries

• Eligibility to participate in an attractive Share Purchase Plan (SPP) in which the company matches dollar-for-dollar contributions made by eligible employees, up to a maximum, for their job category

• 401(k) Plan and Profit Participation for eligible members

• Generous holidays, vacation, and sick leave plans

• Comprehensive insurance plans that include, among other benefits, medical, dental, vision, life, disability, out-of-county emergency coverage in all countries of employment;

• Back-up child care, Pet insurance, a Member Assistance Program, a 529 college savings program, a personal financial management tool, lifestyle management programs and more


  • Python

  • Agile Business Analysis

  • RESTful (Rest-APIs)

What you can expect from us:

Together, as owners, let’s turn meaningful insights into action.

Life at CGI is rooted in ownership, teamwork, respect and belonging. Here, you’ll reach your full potential because…

You are invited to be an owner from day 1 as we work together to bring our Dream to life. That’s why we call ourselves CGI Partners rather than employees. We benefit from our collective success and actively shape our company’s strategy and direction.

Your work creates value. You’ll develop innovative solutions and build relationships with teammates and clients while accessing global capabilities to scale your ideas, embrace new opportunities, and benefit from expansive industry and technology expertise.

You’ll shape your career by joining a company built to grow and last. You’ll be supported by leaders who care about your health and well-being and provide you with opportunities to deepen your skills and broaden your horizons.

Come join our team—one of the largest IT and business consulting services firms in the world.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, sex, religion, creed, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or perceived sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, and gender expression, familial status, political affiliation, genetic information, or any other legally protected status or characteristics.

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