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Product Architect

Company: E*TRADE
Location: Alpharetta
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

More than 30 years ago, E*TRADE pioneered the online brokerage industry by executing the first-ever electronic individual investor trade. While the landscape of our industry has changed dramatically, our culture of innovation and drive to make online trading accessible to everyone continues to drive us forward. We believe in challenging the status quo, fostering an environment of curiosity and learning, and, above all, putting our customers first.

In 2020, ETRADE joined Morgan Stanley, signaling a major industry shift that brought Wall Street and Main Street together more than ever before. As ETRADE's parent company, Morgan Stanley plays an important role in expanding what we can offer to investors, though E*TRADE still functions as an independent entity.

We are seeking an experienced product architect to join our Middle Office Core Platform Organization. This team owns systems, services and initiatives to provide financial products to our customers across digital channels. This organization is responsible for building financial products and platform capabilities and components that are used by millions of customers daily.

You will be working in Middle Office Core Platform Organization to drive modernization initiatives using the latest cloud and other open source technologies. You are builder and have deep understanding of tools and technologies to create architecture that delivers business outcomes. You will be responsible for architecting a modern architecture leveraging loosely coupled domain services, modern data integration patterns and secure and scalable architecture.


You will work closely with other architects and engineering leadership to understand requirements and ensure enterprise best architecture practices are adopted in product

Providing direction to the product development teams with regards to planning, definition, and high-level solution design, establishing critical non-functional requirements and participating in defining other functional requirements.

You must be comfortable presenting your ideas to all levels of management, technical and non-technical audiences, and guiding engineering teams in their implementation.

Perform technical design reviews and peer reviews on source code to ensure reuse, scalability and the use of best practices.

Build reference architecture and solutions that are flexible and can evolve with business needs

Demonstrate the ability to make informed technology choices after due diligence and impact assessment

Drive innovation by using innovative new technologies and approaches to renovate, extend, and transform the existing core technology base around cloud, microservices, high transaction databases, and API-enabled platforms and products


Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or in "STEM" Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)

A minimum of 10 years of relevant professional experience or 7 years with master's or 5 years with PhD

Financial Services or FinTech experience is a plus

Hands-on experience building services using cloud native technologies and enterprise-scale experience with migrating and decomposing monoliths into services.

Expert knowledge of cloud native and microservices architecture, design principles and technologies and can mentor teams in implementing it

Demonstrable deep experience in rethinking/reimagining existing service/application architecture as it is migrated to cloud. This includes services de-composition, security, leveraging native services, resiliency and observability.

Understanding of how-to design and leverage IaaS, PaaS and SaaS delivery models

Experience designing products leveraging network, security, compute and storage domain

Deep understanding and experience in one of the public clouds (AWS, Azure) native services

Experience with delivery of cloud infrastructure automation, DevOps and CI/CD

Contribution in open source community project is big plus

Strong problem-solving abilities and capable of articulating specific technical topics or assignments

Experience in building scalable and highly available distributed systems

Evangelizes how our technology solves customer problems from a technology and business perspective

Morgan Stanley is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversifying its workforce (M/F/Disability/Vet).



Keywords: E*TRADE, Alpharetta , Product Architect, Other , Alpharetta, Georgia

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