Senior Software Architect - Remote

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Donnelley Financial Solutions (DFIN) is a leader in risk and compliance solutions, providing insightful technology, industry expertise and data insights to clients across the globe. We’re here to help you make smarter decisions with insightful technology, industry expertise and data insights at every stage of your business and investment lifecycles. As markets fluctuate, regulations evolve and technology advances, we’re there. And through it all, we deliver confidence with the right solutions in moments that matter. 

Summary:

We are looking for technical team members at all levels who want to push themselves to deliver best in market SaaS solutions. We offer a challenging environment where you will have to grow, adapt and use your skills consistently. Success will be the reward as we build solutions for the moments that matter for our customers. You can read the bullets below. But they almost always look the same, right? Here is the deal – being an architect and engineer here at DFIN means helping us deliver SaaS software solutions for our customers that primarily work with the SEC or other global regulating bodies. Our products are in demand because we solve regulatory problems for our customers. You can make a difference here.
The Senior Architect is responsible for delivering results for the Engineering department by:


  • Accelerating our architecture execution for the company’s suite of products in the Cloud and work collaboratively across all functional departments to support the long-term product vision
  • Ensuring that our core products functionality is transitioned to a unified target architecture
  • Being a leader at DFIN who is both highly technical and understands business
  • Actively participating in the engineering process-anticipating our future needs

Responsibilities:

Create Change

  • Collaborate with the mission of designing and implementing evolutionary and sometimes transformational architectures. We are not in a business-as-usual state and need experience, creativity and grit to push us farther.

Advance our Cloud Architecture

  • Drive the creation and implementation of architecture standards and artifacts by working collaboratively with the Engineering leadership team and Chief Architect.
  • Collaborate with the Engineering team to develop the architecture, build the backlog, and adjust the design as necessary. Collaborate with the Product Management and Engineering Leadership team to make sure the voice of data architecture is part of our SaaS architecture.
  • Solve difficult domain problems.
  • Analyze the risks, benefits, and opportunities associated with the implementation of a solution.


Be Diligent about Planning and Design

  • Translate product requirements to system level architecture and high-level designs. Work with senior technical teams (technical leads, principal engineers, etc.) to develop detailed designs and put your hands on the keyboard when it’s called for.


Have a Flexible mindset

  • Delivers solutions in small steps, with incremental feedback loop from internal and external stakeholders. Flexible and able to adjust or change direction as the business environment and technology universe evolves and changes.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Computer Science or related disciplines
  • 10+ years of software development of commercial-grade systems and applications with a proven track record.
  • Excellent Knowledge of the new technology trends and its applications for the new products in the market.
  • Excellent Knowledge of Software Engineering Discipline, including multiple target architectures and messaging.
  • Strong technical understanding of the Microsoft technology stack
  • Proven experience assessing business requirements
  • Strong leadership skills and ability to perform under pressure to deliver complex technical solutions
  • Excellent communication skills with ability to relate with both technical and business professionals
  • In depth knowledge of Agile Project Development Methodologies
     

It is the policy of Donnelley Financial Solutions to select, place and manage all its employees without discrimination based on race, color, national origin, gender, age, religion, actual or perceived disability, veteran's status, actual or perceived sexual orientation, genetic information or any other protected status. 

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access jobs.dfinsolutions.com as a result of your disability. You can request a reasonable accommodation by sending an email to [email protected]. #BI-Remote

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • C#Languages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • jQueryLibraries
    • ReactLibraries
    • AngularFrameworks
    • Angular.JSFrameworks
    • ASP.NETFrameworks
    • KubernetesFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • TerraformFrameworks
    • DynamoDBDatabases
    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • NoSQLDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • SAP HANADatabases
    • SnowflakeDatabases
    • TeradataDatabases
    • Microsoft AzureServices
    • New RelicServices
    • IllustratorDesign
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • Aha!Management
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • Microsoft ProjectManagement
    • DocuSignCRM
    • LinkedIn SalesNavigatorCRM
    • Microsoft DynamicsCRM
    • SalesforceCRM
    • MarketoLead Gen
    • Oracle EloquaLead Gen

Location

Located in the heart of downtown Chicago’s financial district, we are steps from all Metra stations, good eats and entertainment.

An Insider's view of DFIN

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

The company culture that I love the most about Donnelley is the flexibility and work-life balance. Working in this role with my peers, my leadership team, and within my own team — everyone understands that you have other things to take care of outside of your work.

Aravinda

VP, IT Infrastructure & Operations

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

The new employee is paired up with one or two team members to accomplish their first set of tasks and collaboration is encouraged every step of the way. We have other meetings on a cadence and will break into smaller groups when it feels right. For local employees who thrive on face-to-face collaboration, we try to meet in-person when possible.

Gary

Engineering Manager

What makes someone successful on your team?

Active and honest listening – Contrary to the stereotypical, extroverted sales rep, some of my most effective and insightful client interactions are when I do the least amount of talking, and the most active listening. Client insight is exponentially easier to excavate when you stop “pitching” – and start listening.

Carey

Senior Sales Representative

What is your vision for the company?

Our business plan reflects the change in products DFIN is selling today versus what we sell in five years. DFIN today is a company that offers a lot of professional services that we added software to, but the goal is to become a SaaS company that has services to support it.

Stephen

SVP, Global Head of Engineering

What are DFIN Perks + Benefits

DFIN Benefits Overview

The world continues to change in ways we never expected, but there is one constant: your safety and well-being is a top priority, and DFIN has you covered with our benefits.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with nonprofits
Open door policy
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Employee resource groups
Employee-led culture committees
Quarterly engagement surveys
Hybrid work model
Employee awards
Flexible work schedule
We value a work / life balance at DFIN.
Remote work program
We have partial and fully remote opportunities at DFIN.
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff
Highly diverse management team
Mandated unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Diversity employee resource groups
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Diversity recruitment program
Health Insurance + Wellness
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Wellness programs
Mental health benefits
Wellness days
Unlimited PTO structure to support Wellness.
Financial & Retirement
401(K)
401(K) matching
Company equity
Employee stock purchase plan
Performance bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave
Childcare benefits
Generous parental leave
Family medical leave
Family Medical Leave granted under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).
Adoption Assistance
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation + Time Off
Unlimited vacation policy
Generous PTO
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Flexible time off
Floating holidays
Bereavement leave benefits
Hardship benefits
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
Company-sponsored outings
Free snacks and drinks
Some meals provided
Company-sponsored happy hours
Onsite office parking
Employee parking available
Fitness stipend
Mother's room
Onsite gym
Professional Development
Job training & conferences
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing education available during work hours
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications
Personal development training
Apprenticeship programs

Additional Perks + Benefits

DFIN has implemented a Employee Stock Purchase Program.

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