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Domain Architect

Columbia Banking System

Columbia Banking System

Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2024


About Us:

Umpqua Bank is headquartered in the Pacific Northwest with 5,000+ employees and offers banking services to customers throughout the nation. It’s an especially exciting time to join our team as, following the recent merger with Columbia Bank, we have grown to become a leading western-based regional bank with more than $50B in assets under management and an unwavering commitment to our associates, our customers, and our communities.

We create a great place to work by offering a special brand of relationship banking and by providing a culture where associates thrive. Associates who embody our core values fit in well here and we are eager to meet candidates who demonstrate behaviors that align with Trust, Ownership, Growth, Empathy, Teamwork, Heart, Enjoyment, and Relationships.

About the Role:

The Domain Architect is an experienced individual contributor with deep expertise in key technological domains and business domains. They collaborate closely with executives to own the technology roadmap and align it with business strategies. Key responsibilities include owning the technology roadmap for a portfolio of products, leading solution design of complex projects, mentoring less experienced colleagues, and implementing process-driven approaches to achieve organizational goals.

  • Own the development and alignment of technology strategy and roadmap within a defined domain. Work closely with technology and business stakeholders to ensure alignment and sponsorship.
  • Stay actively engaged in industry and technology trends. Maintain active research on current state and emerging technologies. Own internal technology radar report which includes classification of solutions into the following recommendations: Hold, Assess, Trial, and Adopt. Develop prototypes and starter projects / templates to accelerate delivery by Product Engineering Teams.
  • Analyze and translate business and functional requirements into solution architecture design that align with Enterprise Architecture Principles.
  • Collaborate with Product Engineering Teams and other Business Units to deliver secure, quality, scalable and resilient solutions within schedule, budget, and scope.
  • Actively participate in industry events (e.g., financial and technology conferences), publish white papers, host webinars and much more to help advance the technology brand of the company.
  • Demonstrates compliance with all bank regulations for assigned job function and applies to designated job responsibilities – knowledge may be gained through coursework and on-the-job training. Keeps up to date on regulation changes.
  • Follows all Bank policies and procedures, compliance regulations, and completes all required annual or job-specific training.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of Bank's written policies and procedures regarding Bank Secrecy Act, Regulation CC, Regulation E, Bank Security, and other regulations as applicable to this job description.
  • Coach, mentor, or train others and teach coursework as subject matter expert.
  • Actively learns, demonstrates, and fosters the Umpqua corporate culture in all actions and words.
  • Takes personal initiative and is a positive example for others to emulate.
  • Embraces our vision to become “Business Bank of Choice.
  • May perform other duties as assigned.

About You:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, computer engineering, related field or equivalent work experience required.
  • Master’s degree in computer science, computer engineering, related field or equivalent work experience preferred.
  • Certification as an Architect in Azure, AWS or GCP preferred.
  • 10+ years of experience in analysis, design, development, or application deployment required.
  • 4+ years of experience as a technical architect required.
  • Competent in reviewing system and application designs to ensure compliance and consistency with the businesses strategic direction.
  • Possesses organizational skills to identify and track architectural issues to resolution.
  • Has in-depth knowledge and competency in the bank’s key technological areas within the total computing environment and how various hardware, software and telecommunications components impact the overall environment.
  • Must be well-versed and have hands-on experience with cloud environments (e.g., Azure, AWS, GCP, etc.
  • Must be well-versed in Well-Architected Cloud Frameworks to build cloud native applications.
  • Must be proficient with contingency and disaster recovery procedures.
  • Collaborative professional who can build effective partnerships with technical and non-technical leaders.
  • Respected leader who is able to lead and grow the next generation of architects.
  • Must be able to foresee risks and communicate and plan appropriate mitigation.
  • Strong oral and written communicator who is able to build cooperative relationships with people to communicate the business value of technology.
  • Travel Type: Discretionary: As needed to fulfill the Essential Functions.

Workstyle: Fully onsite.

Our Benefits:

We offer a competitive total rewards package including base wages and comprehensive benefits. The pay range for this role is $111,625.50 to $165,000.00, and the pay rate for the selected candidate is dependent upon a variety of non-discriminatory factors including, but not limited to, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience, education, and geographic location. The role may be eligible for performance-based incentive compensation and those details will be provided during the recruitment process.

We offer eligible associates comprehensive healthcare coverage (medical, dental, and vision plans), a 401(k)-retirement savings plan with employer match for qualifying associate contributions, an employee assistance program, life insurance, disability insurance, tuition assistance, mental health resources, identity theft protection, legal support, auto and home insurance, pet insurance, access to an online discount marketplace, and paid vacation, sick days, volunteer days, and holidays. Benefit eligibility begins the first day of the month following the date of hire for associates who are regularly scheduled to work at least thirty hours weekly.

Our Commitment to Diversity:

Umpqua Bank is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to employing, engaging, and developing a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, protected veteran status, disability, or any other applicable protected status or characteristics. If you require an accommodation to complete the application or interview(s), please let us know by email: [email protected].

To Staffing and Recruiting Agencies:

Our posted job opportunities are only intended for individuals seeking employment at Umpqua Bank. Umpqua Bank does not accept unsolicited resumes or applications from agencies and Umpqua Bank will not be responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resume submissions. Staffing and recruiting agencies are not authorized to submit profiles, applications, or resumes to this site or to any Umpqua Bank employee and any such submissions will be considered unsolicited unless requested directly by a member of the Talent Acquisition team.