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Enterprise Architect
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Information Technology
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Boston, MA US
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Full Time
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Are you looking for unlimited opportunities to develop and succeed?  With work that challenges and makes a difference and a flexible and supportive environment, we can help our customers achieve their dreams and aspirations.
JH Technology Office is seeking an Enterprise Architect that will be responsible for managing the architectural strategies for multiple technology domains, partnering with technical leadership groups across the company to co-develop the business and architecture roadmaps, providing architectural guidance on several projects, and leading the adoption of Cloud, Microservices, Containerization, APIs, etc. by being a part of the PoCs and delivery teams.
The candidate will also be working with the other Enterprise and Solution Architects to take project experience and industry best practices to refine our enterprise architecture.
  • Develop 3-5 year architecture roadmaps that supports our business and technology strategies
  • Translate and present complex technical concepts into practical business terms for leaders in both small and large group settings
  • Create effective architecture artifacts that express future and strategic state architectures
  • Evaluate and present solutions and how to apply them to JH business needs and a platform in a manageable, cost-effective, and timely manner
  • Ability to interface and influence people at multiple levels across the enterprise
  • Collaborate with other architects and technical leaders across the organization to develop best practices
  • Stay up-to-date of industry trends, technology trends, language trends, process trends and incorporates into guardrails, standards, and governance
  • Ability to learn new practices, processes, technologies, and languages and include in the architecture roadmap and technology standards as appropriate for business objectives and strategy
  • Design and implement new technology proof-of-concepts


  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent combination of education and recent, relevant work experience, Master’s degree preferred
  • Overall information technology experience - 10+ year
  • Systems or application development experience - 10+ years
  • Minimum 3+ year of experience in a technology leadership or solution architecture role
  • Financial services industry experience preferred
  • Current with new technologies
  • Experience with iPaaS (Integration Provider as a Service), Software as a Service (SaaS), and Platform as a Service (PaaS) – Azure and AWS preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal skills in areas such as teamwork, facilitation and negotiation
  • Strong written, verbal communication and presentation skills; ability to present and discuss strategies and technical information in a manner that establishes rapport, persuades others, and establishes understanding for technical and non-technical audiences
  • Proven innovation and business transformation skills
  • Strong leadership skills - able to lead projects and effectively interact with the executives
  • Ability to estimate the financial impact of various solution architecture alternatives
  • Must be comfortable working in an open, highly collaborative team environment
  • Experience with software development life cycles and technical design principles. (e.g., Agile, Scrum, Disciplined Agile, TOGAF, etc.), certification is a plus
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and deadlines with attention to detail



About John Hancock Financial and Manulife
John Hancock is a division of Manulife Financial Corporation, a leading international financial service group that helps people achieve their dreams and aspirations by putting customers’ needs first and providing the right advice and solutions. We operate primarily as John Hancock in the United States, and Manulife elsewhere. We provide financial advice, insurance and wealth and asset management solutions for individuals, groups and institutions. Assets under management and administration by Manulife and its subsidiaries were over $1 trillion (US$806 billion) as of September 30, 2017. Manulife Financial Corporation trades as MFC on the TSX, NYSE, and PSE, and under 945 on the SEHK. Manulife can be found at
One of the largest life insurers in the United States, John Hancock supports approximately 10 million Americans with a broad range of financial products, including life insurance, annuities, investments, 401(k) plans, and college savings plans. We also offer advice through Signator, a network of independent financial advisors. Additional information about John Hancock may be found at
Agency submissions and contacts are by invitation only and must be initiated by John Hancock's Recruiting Department only.  Unsolicited agency submissions will not be honored.


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