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Alliance Architect Leader


Equifax is where you can power your possible. If you want to achieve your true potential, chart new paths, develop new skills, collaborate with bright minds, and make a meaningful impact, we want to hear from you.

Synopsis of the role

Responsible for the design, development and implementation of short and long-term solutions to information technology needs through new and existing applications, systems architecture, network systems and applications infrastructure. Often involved in modifying or adapting existing designs. Reviews

Technology requirements and business processes; codes, test, debugs and implements software solutions. Roles are often project based, delivering Technology change within the business.

What you’ll do

  • As the Expert Technical Architect, ideate and establish innovative and impactful architectures to drive technology transformation across both existing and new: products, platforms, and applications.

  • Apply expertise in various architecture disciplines across the business (e.g. application, business, data, event-driven, infrastructure, security, systems, and governance).

  • You will be recognized both within and outside of the organization as an industry thought leader in this role and will be expected to: recommend the operational strategies and plans with direct impact on results, influence business decisions made by leadership, and to consult executive leadership on matters of strategic importance with high complexity.

  • Work with internal teams, domestic and international, to achieve architectural alignment.

  • Develop and maintain the architecture deliverable necessary to illustrate system behavior, including usage models, and cost of ownership models and failure analysis model.

  • Ensure that solutions are: cost effective to maximize margin and revenue, aligned to the technology strategy, reuse global services where relevant, and conform to the common “-ilities” (scalability, maintainability, reusability, etc).

  • Be an active member of the architecture guild and evangelize cutting edge technology and architectures (e.g.streaming).

  • Understand overall vision and objectives and solve business problems using the right set of technical tools and processes in alignment with global products and platforms.

  • Ability to work within pressurized environments whilst making critical decisions.

What experience you need  

  • 15+ years’ experience in a similar role.

  • You have a working knowledge of architecture frameworks.

  • You have expertise with different architecture and design patterns and tools.

  • You have a consistent record of driving and leading large-scale architectural projects.

  • You have experience in reviewing and selecting Technical and Applications Architectures solutions.

  • You have experience of working with Technical and Application Architects.

  • You have solid hands-on experience on software development life cycles.

  • You have experience with a variety of modern programming languages and web-based development frameworks.

  • You are able to clearly communicate ideas to both technical and non-technical audiences – listening and providing answers.

  • You have the proven ability to lead through organizational change.

  • You have a very keen attention to detail.

  • You have solid experience working with diverse technology platforms.

  • You excel in strategic planning and problem-solving.

  • You can successful mentor developers who are looking to become architects.

  • Strong leadership, communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Experience with on-prem to cloud migration.

  • Experience with GCP.

  • Security - Risk analysis and Threat modeling.

  • Hands on evaluation and exploration of new and emerging technologies.

What could set you apart

  • Ability to be a leader (internal and external) via speaking engagements, white papers, press releases, and blogs.

  • Ability to be positive and effective part of the corporate culture by employing soft skills to maximize value add across the enterprise: communication, persuasion, relationship building, trust.

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.

We offer a hybrid work setting, comprehensive compensation and healthcare packages, attractive paid time off, and organizational growth potential through our online learning platform with guided career tracks.

Are you ready to power your possible?  Apply today, and get started on a path toward an exciting new career at Equifax, where you can make a difference!

Equifax is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Who is Equifax? 

At Equifax, we believe knowledge drives progress. As a global data, analytics and technology company, we play an essential role in the global economy by helping employers, employees, financial institutions and government agencies make critical decisions with greater confidence. ​​​​​​​ 

We work to help create seamless and positive experiences during life’s pivotal moments: applying for jobs or a mortgage, financing an education or buying a car. Our impact is real and to accomplish our goals we focus on nurturing our people for career advancement and their learning and development, supporting our next generation of leaders, maintaining an inclusive and diverse work environment, and regularly engaging and recognizing our employees. Regardless of location or role, the individual and collective work of our employees makes a difference and we are looking for talented team players to join us as we help people live their financial best. 


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