Position Description

Lead Enterprise Architect (Remote Work Flexibility)
Location Des Moines, IA
Job Code 597
# of openings 1
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SHAZAM is seeking a Lead Enterprise Architect to work collaboratively with business and IT stakeholders to achieve current and future strategic goals. You will be leading a group of enterprise architects to design solutions for corporate projects with a focus on client needs as well as driving time to market commitments.

Responsibilities include:

  • Partnering with the VP of Enterprise Architecture to set the vision and long-term strategy for the architecture team.
  • Manage tactical team activity in a run to completion model, ensuring solutions are designed according to company and industry best practices within targeted timelines.
  • Work with product owners to shape the scope of requests to deliver on time to market solutions that deliver value to our customers.
  • Identify architectural gaps and provide recommendations for improvement and alignment across different architecture domains: Applications, Information/Data and Security.
  • Explore the “art of the possible” to come up with solutions that effectively address the issues at hand through analysis, troubleshooting, research, evaluation and communication.
  • Mentor and collaborate with IT team members throughout the project life cycle to provide continuity of leadership.
  • Evaluate staff on their overall contributions to projects, the architecture team and the organization.

Qualifications/Preferred Skills include:

  • Possess a breadth of knowledge across multiple platforms and technologies including development tools/languages and databases.
  • Solid understanding of the full software development life cycle (agile/lean as well as waterfall). 
  • Communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical team members, ensuring buy-in of designs and long-term strategies.
  • General understanding of financial transaction processing and banking industry is a plus.

The Strength of SHAZAM

SHAZAM’s an independent company in the thriving financial services industry. We offer a dynamic, fast-paced work environment where you'll be challenged and rewarded for your achievements. Our employees’ professional growth and development is top priority, and you’ll be surrounded by talented individuals and postured to make a real difference in the company. As a team member at SHAZAM, you’ll be an essential part of our mission as we work together strengthening community financial institutions. We’re a trusted partner to our valued customers providing answers, choice and innovation with an impeccable level of customer service — a level unmatched in the industry. And here’s the best part. We’re a national company that offers a small-company feel, a cultural balance that’s hard to come by but very real at SHAZAM. As an employee here, you’ll get to know everyone from the front line to the CEO, and be a part of a highly collaborative work environment.


Join SHAZAM and be a part of a motivated and vibrant group of people. We offer highly competitive salary packages and attractive benefits:

  • Comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, and vision, plus flexible spending accounts

  • Retirement plan, plus financial planning assistance

  • Paid time off, paid parental leave, volunteer time off, and paid corporate holidays

  • Educational assistance

  • Casual dress

  • Wellness programs, on-site fitness center and fitness reimbursement

  • Life insurance and disability plans

  • Employee rewards, recognition programs and employee referral program

  • Flexible hours

  • Two Des Moines area facilities with secure building access and free on-site parking. (Johnston office is located in a greenbelt area).



Visa Sponsorship: This position is not eligible for sponsorship for work authorization by ITS, Inc. Therefore, if you will require sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, we cannot consider your application at this time.

If you believe you are receiving communications related to this position from someone other than SHAZAM, please email HumanResourcesGroup@SHAZAM.net. SHAZAM will not ask you to share financial information as part of the application process.

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