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Lead Architect - Brighthouse Financial

Date Posted: Aug 30, 2017

Location: Charlotte, NC, US, 28277

Company: MetLife

Job Location: United States : North Carolina : Charlotte  

 

Brighthouse Financial is a new company established by MetLife. We’re on a mission to help people achieve financial security. Built on a foundation of industry knowledge and experience, we specialize in offering essential annuity and life insurance products designed to help customers protect what they’ve earned and ensure it lasts more predictably. In an industry that often has a reputation for complexity, confusion, and cost, Brighthouse Financial is different. Our approach includes simplicity, transparency, and more value so customers can face the future with confidence.

 

Brighthouse Financial is seeking passionate, high-performing team members to help us carry out our mission and be part of an exciting journey toward improving the financial futures of our millions of customers. Sound like you? Read on.

 

Role Value Proposition:

The formation of Brighthouse Financial as a new company presents a truly unique opportunity for us to do things right the first time. It allows us to architect our environment from ground up. However, doing so requires a solid enterprise architecture program that contributes to the delivery of desired business outcomes and allows Brighthouse Financial to realize its future state. The realization of the components of that program is crucial to the success of our company.

The Lead Foundation Architect is responsible for managing the foundational components of the enterprise architecture program. This individual is responsible for ensuring the integrity and execution of the foundational components, functions and processes of the program.

 

Key Responsibilities: 

 

  • Creates/maintains the architecture model and framework
  • Creates/maintains the architecture vision, principles and standards
  • Manages the application, data and technology stacks
  • Manages the enterprise architecture governance process, metrics, tools and templates
  • Creates/maintains the enterprise architecture organizational structure, operating model and processes
  • Leads the development and execution of a communication and education plan for the enterprise architecture

                                                                                                      

Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:

 

  • Experience using an enterprise architecture tool
  • Proficient in using Microsoft Office tools
  • Ability to think strategically and apply abstract architectural concepts at an enterprise level
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication and presentation skills with the ability to effectively convey architectural concepts to business and technology peers as well as senior management
  • Effective influencing and negotiating skills
  • Ability to work simultaneously on multiple large, complex projects with minimal supervision
  • TOGAF certification
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related discipline, or equivalent experience


 

 

 

 

Brighthouse Financial is a proud equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to attracting, retaining, and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is Brighthouse Financial's policy to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, national origin, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, genetic information, citizenship status, uniformed service member or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

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Brighthouse Financial is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. If you require a reasonable accommodation in order to complete an employment application, please contact our Employee Relations Department at 1-866-635-9230 or email bhfemployeerelations@brighthousefinancial.com. All other unrelated inquires will not be acknowledged.

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