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Bank of the West Principal Cybersecurity Architect in Cheyenne, Wyoming

Principal Cybersecurity Architect


At Bank of the West, our people are having a positive impact on the world. We’re investing where we feel we can make the most impact, like advancing diversity and women entrepreneurship programs, financing for more small businesses, and promoting programs for sustainable energy. From our locations across the U.S., Bank of the West is taking action to help protect the planet, improve people’s lives, and strengthen communities. We are part of BNP Paribas, a global leader supporting the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Yes, we’re a bank, but as the bank for a changing world, we are continually seeking to improve the ways we help our customers, while contributing to more sustainable and equitable growth.

Job Description Summary

Responsible for evaluating, architecting and implementing the technology platforms that support business needs. Partners with the various teams in the Bank to provide design and technical expertise, drive best practices, and ensure the creation of a robust and flexible architecture to meet the Bank's business objectives.

Essential Job Functions

  • Creates an architecture strategy for the Bank that furthers an integrated customer experience and promotes the development of common services and capabilities across the Bank enterprise.

  • Defines and implements consistent architecture and technology governance practices for the Bank, throughout the planning and delivery cycles. Provides both technology and architecture oversight and governance as part of this process.

  • Leads architecture efforts that promotes and implements greater architectural consistency and technology sharing across the Bank.

  • Key contributor to the overall technology strategy and ensures the realization of goals such as reuse, infrastructure simplification, cost management, and flexibility.

  • Defines conceptual approaches and solutions architecture for Bank applications and integration among applications and services.

  • Creates conceptual and software architecture documents using industry best practices for documenting architecture. Considers both business and technical audiences.

  • Collaborates with development groups and software vendors to identify and define solutions for complex global business requirements. Collaborates with internal partners to define application standards, conventions and best practices including compliance with security requirements.

  • Understands and promotes the role of architectural best practices; communicates effectively with all key constituents and actively promotes the needs and benefits of governance, architecture and standards.

Other Job Duties

  • Builds strong cross-organizational relationships and effectively influences staff across the IT organization and broader enterprise.

  • Provides cross-application subject matter expertise for Bank solutions.

  • Participates in application capacity planning and facilitate application proof of concepts.

  • Oversees the evaluation and selection of 3rd party software packages as well as the design of standard application configuration of these packages.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Required Experience

  • Requires highest knowledge and mastery of multiple job areas typically obtained through advanced education combined with experience.

  • Viewed as the leading expert and/or resource within the field by peers within and outside the organization.

  • Requires 12 years minimum prior relevant experience.


  • Bachelor's Degree Information Technology


  • For Selected Technologies.

  • Builds and maintains strong vendor relationship and ensures that Bank and the vendor operate in concert to maximize the returns from purchased software and services.

  • Evaluates current legacy products in Bank and recommends a technology roadmap to ensure that the products continue to meet business objectives.

  • Experience with architecting and developing solutions for highly scalable, highly available systems.

  • Experience in architecting multi-tiered solutions based on architectural best practices.

  • Experience with service oriented architecture (SOA), Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) technology and other middleware technologies.

  • Excellent architecture documentation and modeling skills.

  • Strong software development, design and application architecture skills.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

Bank of the West is an Equal Opportunity employer and proud to provide equal employment opportunity to all job seekers without regard to any status protected by applicable law. Bank of the West is also an Affirmative Action employer - Minority / Female / Disabled / Veteran.

Bank of the West will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance subject to the requirements of all state and federal laws and regulations.

Working Location Statement

This position has the option to work in one of our key hubs (San Ramon, CA, Tempe, AZ, Omaha, NE) or to work remotely as long as it is in within our 27 state working footprint which includes AZ, CA, CO, FL, GA, ID, IA, IL, KS, MI, MN, MO, NE, NV, NM, NC, ND, OH, OK, OR, SD, TX, UT, WA, WI, WY, NY.

Job: Security

Location: United States-Arizona-Tempe

Other Locations: United States-Wisconsin-General WI, United States-Minnesota-General MN, United States-Missouri-General MO, United States-Illinois-Chicago, United States-North Dakota-General ND, United States-Iowa-General IA, United States-Kansas-General KS, United States-New York-New York, United States-Nevada-General NV, United States-Wyoming-General WY, United States-Washington-General WA, United States-Oklahoma-General OK, United States-Nebraska-Omaha, United States-Idaho-General ID, United States-Utah-General UT, United States-Colorado-General CO, United States-New Mexico-General NM, United States-South Dakota-General SD, United States-Texas-Dallas, United States-Oregon-General OR, United States-California-General CA, United States-Georgia-Atlanta, United States-Nebraska-General NE, United States-Ohio-Cleveland

Requisition ID: 057635