Federal Reserve Bank Senior Solution Architect in Kansas City, Missouri

Job Summary:

The Application Delivery Services organization of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City is seeking a Sr. Solution Architect. The Federal Reserve plays a major role in providing Banking supervision and regulation. This position will be responsible for the architecture and design of solutions for nationally used enterprise systems in support of supervision and regulation. Individuals placed within this family will possess specialized technical skills in the domain of java, hybrid and cloud native application solution architectures. Progression within the family is both a combination of evolved technical expertise, complexity of assignments and demonstrated leadership. More senior level candidates will demonstrate mastery in these capabilities and be capable of directing other technical resources through the data science lifecycle from concept to solution delivery including investigation and design.

Key Activities:

  • Translates business requirements to conceptual and physical architecture designs leveraging industry and organizational standards, patterns and target state architectures.

  • Use extensive experience in Java and other technologies to serve as a subject matter expert to the development staff and serving as a mentor when needed.

  • Create and maintain current state architectures and technical roadmaps.

  • This position will create new patterns and may perform proof of concepts as needed.

  • Collaborates with the business, development team and other architects to provide complete solutions that fulfill business needs and aligns with IT strategy.

  • Establishes and fosters strong relationships with a broad audience of customers, service providers, vendor partners, technical peers and senior management.

  • Remains current on emerging technologies and conducts independent research to support business needs and requirements.


  • Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent combination of education and related experience required.

  • At least ten years of progressive information technology experience directly related to architecture/engineering technology field.

  • Knowledgeable of Application, Network, Security and Infrastructure architectures.

  • Design experience using industry standard patterns and technologies. Strong knowledge and experience in the design of software solutions that mitigate business risk

  • Experience re-architecting legacy distributed systems to utilize cloud native services preferable.

  • Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills.

  • Excellent initiative, innovative thinking skills, and the ability to analyze details with the big-picture view in mind.

  • Ability to explain complex technical information to technical and non-technical contacts.

  • Ability to effectively build relationships, promote a collaborative and team environment, and influence others.

In some cases, positions require access to confidential supervisory information, access to which is limited to "Protected Individuals" as defined by regulation of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, 12 CFR 268.205. Protected Individuals include, but are not limited to, U.S. citizens, U.S. nationals, and lawful permanent resident aliens (also known as "green card holders") who are eligible for and seeking United States citizenship within the requisite timeframes.

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/The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City is an equal opportunity employer. As such, the Bank recruits, hires, trains, and promotes individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability and/or sexual orientation/

Organization: *Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City

Title: Senior Solution Architect

Location: MO-Kansas City

Requisition ID: 257515

Other Locations: NE-Omaha