Job Reference: 9474

Bridgeview is currently seeking a Head of Architecture for one of our clients. If you love building and supporting technology solutions that make businesses successful, then read on for more details.  
TITLE: Head of Architecture 
LOCATION: Denver, CO – **Currently, employees are working remotely from home due to the COVID-19 pandemic but we are looking to hire this candidate to eventually work on-campus in Denver, CO.
COMPENSATION: $165 – $220K 
BENEFITS & PERKS: Dental & Vision insurance, Life & Disability insurance, Flexible spending and health savings accounts, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, + much more!


  • The role will see you be part of Technology Services, but you will be dedicated to the financial services business. Leading a team of Architects within financial services and directly looking after the architecture of the technology estate and overseeing the technology architecture and design and the consumption of wider group IT services is the crux of your role.
  • They are looking for you to really bridge the gap between technology and the business, so you will work closely with business stakeholders to ensure that you deliver business value from IT systems. Collaboration will be something you drive and encourage as you look to bring the business and technology together.
  • You will ensure that architecture and design is embedded into the business change process and that technical solutions options are identified and analyzed up front to ensure that we get the best ROI from our technology assets and data.
  • Lead the Architecture team and wider financial services design community to deliver to respective objectives and commitments
  • Owns the architectural governance process embedding and executing an architectural review process with clear guidelines, inputs, and outputs with the goal of improving design quality
  • Ensure the basics architecture capabilities are in place and aligned to wider technology services global standards
  • Represent and actively participate in Global governance and Architecture communities on behalf of financial services
  • Maintain understanding of the business target markets in order to identify improvements and add supportive challenge to proposal for new business and IT services.
  • Operating at a Head of or SVP level in your most recent or current role.
  • Experienced in leading solution and/or enterprise architecture teams and passionate about driving individual’s development and providing support.
  • Stakeholder engagement and being able to build those long lasting and trusted relationships is of key importance, and you must demonstrate that you are able to work with the business at all levels. 
  • Building a strong team culture and with the desire to work cohesively, enjoy coaching and mentoring others.
  • Able to take complex scenarios and situations and simplify these so that stakeholders understand.
  • Significant experience in the implementation of EA artefacts, architecture process and governance as well as proven ability to design and implement a diverse range of technology solutions and services.
  • Able to present technical solution design options and justification to all levels of an organization.
Founded in 2005, BridgeView provides exceptional technology consulting, project augmentation, and placement services that help organizations and technologists achieve their goals. Our ability to evolve with the market and quickly adapt to client environments makes us a unique alternative to the status quo. It’s why we’ve achieved constant growth since the day we opened our doors, attracting well-known companies and expert talent. With a home base in downtown Denver and a team that embodies a work hard, play hard attitude, BridgeView is a personable but professional partner to you. We’ve won awards and we’ve had great success, but nothing is more rewarding than forming genuine connections with business leaders and technologists. 

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