We are seeking a talented Solutions Architect
(Mulesoft) to be responsible for designing and implementing
information system solutions which will adequately support the
organization’s needs. Define and communicate a shared technical and
architectural vision to help ensure the system or solution under
development is fit for its intended purpose. This includes
identifying new technologies, partners, and applications to enhance
and improve the company’s market or internal offerings. Help with
creating and maintaining a technology reference model. Create
architecture artifacts along the project lifecycle to document
technical requirements and vision. Work with members of the product
team to assess needs and figure out the underlying issue that needs
to be solved. Collaborate with product and technology delivery
manager to come up with requirements and turn them into epics and
features. Communicate technical content to a non-technical person.
Lead projects across scrum teams offering architectural direction
to those teams. Expose project and solution related architectural
issues to the wider architecture team. Analyze system requirements
and ensures that systems will offer secure solutions and will be
effectively integrated with current applications. Have thorough
knowledge of infrastructure, application development, and data
architecture and web and software applications. In order to be
successful, our Architects must establish conceptual, logical and
physical design solutions in a scalable manner to deliver modern
experiences leveraging next generation architecture practices and
emerging technologies which align to CO-OP and industry
What You Can Look Forward to
We are open to candidates working 100% remote in the United
States for this role!
Support CO-OP’s project delivery by providing high level
estimates for project efforts.
Ensures alignment of enterprise application architecture to the
company’s business strategy.
Create, maintain and manage IT architecture models and their
Define function designs and application systems architecture
across all technologies and platforms.
Designs an applications technical infrastructure approach and
provides consultative services on projects focused on architectural
compliance, development and implementation of strategic
Develop Proof of Concepts to validate approved decisions.
Provides technical leadership and assistance to other team
members to ensure project completion and user satisfaction.
Develop and maintain cross system applications architecture
models, views, and documentation.
Create, maintain, and document enterprise wide applications.
Reviews solutions and recommended technology assets as part of
an Enterprise Architecture Review Board member.
Responsible for reporting risks that are identified to the
appropriate team and/or management. Additionally, responsible for
managing, monitoring and reporting risks within the scope of your
work area, to include, but not limited to Information Security
Actively supports our CO-OP culture and embraces our core values
of Work as Partners, Communicate Openly and Honestly, Demonstrate
Excellence and Champion Change in all interactions.
What You’ll Need to Succeed
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent training and work
Minimum of 8-10 years overall experience in a professional and
technical capacity including various architecture disciplines, IT,
business operations and project estimation.
Familiarity with multiple programming languages, application
testing strategies, analysis and design.
Advanced experience with Mulesoft technologies and architecture
Well rounded understanding of technology from App Dev, Data,
Infrastructure and Security.
Understanding/experience of compliance audits and associated
solutions (PCI, SOC, NCUA, etc).
Familiarity with software development lifecycles including
Experience operationalizing new solutions and determining
appropriate parties to perform on-going day to day support
2+ years direct experience working with cloud and hybrid-cloud
based technology solutions including 1 year experience with PaaS
based software solutions.
5-10 years of software development experience.
Fundamental understanding of networking.
Experience with micro service design and understanding of
Mulesoft, experience using Mulesoft preferred.
6 months or more experience with Microsoft Azure.
Why Join CO-OP?
CO-OP is committed to fostering a workplace where every employee
feels valued, respected, and connected. We are dedicated to
understanding, attracting and engaging a diverse workforce where
every employee can live up to their value; ensuring that our
employee base reflects the consumers we serve. The result of this
effort is an inclusive environment where diverse talent thrives.
You will be part of an organization that focuses on a strong
culture and embodies the credit union movement philosophy of People
Helping People. CO-OP’s commitment to reflecting our own core
values and purpose extends beyond how we serve our clients and the
products that we deliver.
With more than 35 years of industry leadership, CO-OP Financial
Services is the largest, most comprehensive credit union service
organization in the nation. CO-OP serves as THE credit union
technology engine, bringing payments solutions, engagement services
and strategic counsel to help credit unions optimize member
experiences to consistently provide seamless, personalized
multi-channel offerings, while delivering secure, sophisticated
fraud mitigation service.
CO-OP serves more than 3,000 client credit unions, with 60
million debit and credit cardholders, nearly 30,000 surcharge-free
ATMs and more than 5,600 shared branches nationwide. Our vast
technological ecosystem facilitates more than 6.5 billion
transactions every year and equips credit unions of all sizes to
deepen member engagement and prosper in the fast-paced world of
Fun, challenging and, collaborative work environment with
passionate colleagues that care deeply about the intersection of
technology and human-centered financial services.
Great Work/Life Benefits – Paid Time Off (PTO), Maternity,
Parental, Family Care, Adoption Leave Programs, Community Volunteer
Time Off, and 10 Paid Holidays.
Health benefits – medical, dental, & vision plus wellness
programs and gym reimbursements.
401K with generous company match.