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Director of Solutions Architecture

Boston, MA


Direct Hire

$170k - $200k

We are a leading asset management firm, overseeing more than $1 trillion in assets under management (AUM). As part of our strategic growth and innovation initiatives, we are embarking on a transformative journey to migrate our technology infrastructure to Amazon Web Services (AWS). This move is designed to enhance our operational efficiency, scalability, and ability to leverage cutting-edge technologies in asset management.

Job Summary:

The Director of Solutions Architecture will play a pivotal role in our digital transformation journey. This individual will be responsible for leading the design and implementation of our AWS cloud architecture, ensuring a seamless and secure migration of our data and applications. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in cloud computing, specifically with AWS, and a proven track record of leading large-scale technology transformations in the financial services industry.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Lead the strategic planning and execution of migrating our technology infrastructure to AWS, in alignment with business goals and regulatory requirements.
  • Design and implement scalable, secure, and resilient cloud architecture solutions that support the firm's operations and growth objectives.
  • Collaborate with IT, security, and business teams to ensure the architecture meets our security, compliance, and operational standards.
  • Provide technical leadership and guidance to a team of solutions architects and engineers, fostering an environment of innovation and continuous improvement.
  • Manage stakeholder relationships across the organization, effectively communicating technical strategies and solutions to non-technical audiences.
  • Keep abreast of industry trends and AWS innovations, identifying opportunities to leverage new technologies and services to benefit the firm.
  • Develop and manage budgets related to cloud infrastructure and services, optimizing costs without compromising on performance or security.
  • Establish and oversee governance processes and best practices for cloud architecture and operations.
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field.
  • 10+ years of experience in technology roles, with at least 5 years focused on cloud computing and architecture, preferably within the financial services or asset management industry.
  • Deep technical expertise in AWS services and architecture, with professional certifications (e.g., AWS Solutions Architect – Professional) highly preferred.
  • Strong understanding of financial services regulations and the implications for cloud architecture and data security.
  • Demonstrated experience leading and managing technology transformation projects, with a focus on cloud migrations.
  • Excellent leadership and team management skills, with the ability to inspire and drive high performance.
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, capable of engaging effectively with both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
Why Join Us:

Our firm is at the forefront of innovation in asset management, and this role offers the opportunity to lead a critical component of our digital transformation. We offer a dynamic and supportive work environment, competitive compensation packages, and the chance to be part of a company that is reshaping the future of asset management through technology.

Posted by: Phillip Perkins