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Solutions Architect

Company: Janus Henderson Investors
Location: Denver
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

We are a leading independent global asset manager, dedicated to delivering the best outcomes for our clients through a highly diversified range of actively-managed products. We are truly global, supporting our individual and institutional investors across a range of products, encompassing equities, fixed income, multi-asset and alternatives. Our high-energy and collaborative culture at Janus Henderson helps our client achieve their goals and ensures that our people love the place they work. The department The Global Technology department plays a crucial role in supporting the success of the business. We are responsible for developing and implementing state-of-the-art software and hardware maintenance to support our fund management, trading, distribution and operational areas with secure, stable and resilient technology platforms. Overview of the role You are part of a team that supports a Technology Product or Products, providing technical consultancy and expertise, as well as providing an escalation point for technical support across all areas of the Product. The key focus areas will relate to solution design, systems integration, and adoption of emerging technologies. You will work across the Global Technology to ensure knowledge transfer and skills adoption and will work with other parts of the Business to meet delivery requirements. Duties and responsibilities You will: + Provide technical leadership and consultancy at initiation and design stages within projects and other changes which affect Distribution systems and applications. + Write clear and concise documentation that is consistent with Janus Henderson's design principles. + Work with project managers to ensure that project deliverables, such as Project Initiation Documents, Project Briefs, resource forecasts and plans are realistic and achievable. + Engage in research and development towards innovative architecture and technical solutions that may provide business benefit. + Identify and promote innovative technologies that provide value as business enablers or create improvements in business process, cost, performance, and sustainability. + Provide integration skills and experience to ensure the interoperability of new and existing systems. + Work alongside the Distribution technology product owners to consult on Janus Henderson's technical roadmaps providing guidance on short, medium and long-term objectives. + Participate in peer reviews in a timely fashion. Provide guidance and support to internal and federated Architects to ensure compliance to expected technical and quality standards. + Validate the technology components of all change delivery and highlight the risk profile where components deviate from technology standards. + Responsible for populating the Architecture Reference Library and ensuring the process of saving intellectual capital back into the reference library in order to build up a stock of reusable artefacts. + Network and maintain relationships with strategic suppliers. + Provide a technical escalation point for third/fourth line support where appropriate and manage the escalation of unresolved infrastructure issues to appropriate third party support suppliers. + Carry out additional duties as assigned. Technical skills and qualifications + Significant breadth of experience across Distribution business, application and data Architecture Domains. + Practical experience and understanding Client, Product, and Investment data and platforms used to manage and steward the data. + Proven problem management and resolution skills. + Leadership and supervision experience preferred. + Experience with Project Management or Agile delivery practices. Competencies required In addition to putting clients first, acting like an owner, and succeeding as a team, the competencies for this role include: + Excellent collaboration and team building skills. + Excellent communication and presentation skills. + Strong organisation and planning skills. + Highly motivated with a passion for technology and technical detail. + Solution-focused and committed to high quality delivery and team performance. + Strong customer management and business analysis skills. + Strong stakeholder management skills across all levels of the business. + A focus on delivering meaningful and commercially beneficial outcomes to the business. + Understanding of and ability to apply risk-based approach to systems decisions and present these to senior management and technical professionals. + An Enterprise Architecture mind set. + An ability to effectively work across all Architecture Domains. Ongoing competence in the role to be assessed, in line with applicable regulatory requirements, by: + Annual performance appraisal + Completion of all assigned compliance training Compliance requirements At a minimum the role will require you to: + Place the interest of Janus Henderson's Clients first, act in accordance with TCF (Treating Customers Fairly) principles. + Understand and follow laws and regulations applicable for your role, seeking the help of your supervising manager or Compliance if additional guidance is required. + Understand and abide by all Janus Henderson policies applicable to your role, and seek support/guidance of the policy owner guidance when required. + You are ultimately accountable for your actions and responsible for seeking further information on any or all of the above as necessary. Compensation Information The base salary range for this position is $140,000 - $155,000. This range is estimated for this role. Actual pay may be different. #LI-SM1 #LI-Hybrid Annual Bonus Opportunity: Position is eligible to receive an annual discretionary bonus award from the profit pool. The profit pool is funded based on Company profits. Individual bonuses are determined based on Company, department, team and individual performance. Benefits: Janus Henderson is committed to offering a comprehensive total rewards package to eligible employees that includes; competitive compensation, pension/retirement plans, and various health, wellbeing and lifestyle benefits. To learn more about our offerings please visit the Why Join Us section on the career page here (https://www.janushenderson.com/careers/) . Janus Henderson (including its subsidiaries) will not maintain existing or sponsor new industry registrations or licenses where not supported by an employee's job functions (as determined by Janus Henderson at its sole discretion).

Keywords: Janus Henderson Investors, Denver , Solutions Architect, Other , Denver, Colorado

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