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Technology Modernization Strategy Solution Architect, AVP

State Street

State Street

Quincy, MA, USA
Posted on Friday, May 31, 2024

What we are looking for:

Technical contributor to the creation of execution of a technology modernization strategy. The ideal candidate will know several software development languages and be able to translate abstract concepts to technical outcomes.

Why this job is important to us:

State Street is on a multi-year journey to enhance or technology landscape by adopting modern tools and leveraging modern hosting solutions such as the public clouds. This job will directly impact how the development community creates software that enhance our business outcomes.

What you will be responsible for:

  • Drive technical excellence by working independently to implement complex software solutions
  • Collaborate with the application development community to understand what opportunities exist to create a more productive and satisfying environment.
  • Provide thought leadership as it relates to developing solutions leverage modern tools and techniques.
  • Develop, test, debug, and implement software programs, applications and projects using Java, C#, SQL, JavaScript, or other related software engineering languages as well as keeping abreast of emerging technologies.
  • Write unit and automation tests to ensure a high quality end product
  • Actively assist the development community in the adoption and maturation of our agile software development process.
  • Plan and coordinate cross-team activities groups to complete assignments
  • Advise senior management on technical strategy

What we value:

These skills will help you succeed in this role:

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong partnership and relationship building skills

Education and and other qualifications:

  • B.S. degree (or foreign education equivalent) in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, and Physics or other technical course of study required.


  • A minimum of 2 years of progressively responsible professional software engineering experience
  • 3+ years working with Cloud Hyperscalers
  • Demonstrable experience with object-oriented programming, compiler or interpreter technologies, embedded systems, operating systems, relational databases (RDBMS), scripting and new/advanced programming languages (Python, Terraform, Ansible)
  • Demonstrated ability to design and develop simple software solutions to business and technical problems of high complexity
  • Able to work well with peers in a collaborative team environment
  • A minimum of 1 year working with an Agile development methodology

Salary Range:

$100,000 - $160,000 Annual

The range quoted above applies to the role in the primary location specified. If the candidate would ultimately work outside of the primary location above, the applicable range could differ.