Wolters Kluwer Domain Architect in New York, New York

Wolters Kluwer Global Business Services is designed to provide services to the business units in the areas of technology, sourcing, procurement, legal, finance, and accounting which includes our North American-Accounting Center. These global centers promote team collaboration using best practices around a specific focus area to drive results and enhance operational efficiencies. There is a constant endeavor to benchmark against best-in-class industry standards to improve the quality of deliverables, increase cost savings, enhance productivity and reduce time to market for products and applications.

We are looking for an architect to support our growing virtualization initiatives!

Telecommute availabile for the right candidate, and the candidate must have cloud domain expertise!


  • Support the Wolters Kluwer's Tax & Accounting (TAA) Division strategic initiatives and programs such as CCH Axcess, ELF, iQ iFirm, and Small Firms

  • Consult, advise and work with technical leadership, architecture, engineering and software development teams to design and deliver against these strategic initiatives and platforms

  • Provide oversight and composition of GBS Architecture artifacts and present these designs in accordance with the GBS and TAA architecture governance process

  • Translate highly technical and complex subjects to business and senior stakeholders while engaging, steering, and guiding the aligned engineers in delivering their architecture definitions

  • Oversee the domain target architecture definition against the scope defined within a set of high level requirements with technical depth of a single technical domain such as network, security, compute (Public/Private), automation and storage

  • Use appropriate tools, including logical models of components and interfaces to contribute to the development of systems architectures in specific business or functional areas

  • Produce detailed component specifications and translates these into detailed designs for implementation using selected products

  • Provide advice on technical aspects of system development and integration; including requests for changes, deviations from specifications, etc. and help ensure that relevant technical strategies, policies, standards and practices are applied correctly

  • Apply a variety of analytical and visualization techniques in consultation with experts and with sensitivity to the limitations of the techniques

  • Maintain an in-depth knowledge of specific specialisms and provide expert advice regarding their application

  • Manage the design, procurement, installation, upgrading, operation, control, maintenance and effective use of IT infrastructure components

  • Create and review system's capability strategy which meets the strategic requirements of the business

  • Recommend and design structures and tools for systems which meet business needs, based on architectural best practices

  • Translate logical designs into physical designs, and produces detailed design documentation

  • Specify and design complex hardware components and systems while selecting appropriate design standards, based on business and technical requirements

  • Provide Level 2/3 support to GBS and TAA for the Public Cloud platform, Azure

  • Provide technical expertise to enable the correct operational procedures

  • Contribute to the planning and implementation of maintenance and installation work, including building and management of systems


  • A minimum of seven years of progressive IT experience with at least four years of experience within an architecture role

  • A minimum of two years of project, team, or collaborative cross functional leadership experience on projects or engagements

  • At least three years of experience defining, building and maintaining a specific domain of architecture in Microsoft Azure such as Network, Public Cloud, Private Cloud, Storage, and/or Automation

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university or equivalent work experience; Professional certifications such as TOGAF, ARCHIMATE, ZACHMAN, MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure, CCIE, Azure Certified Architect, etc

  • Experience within architecture, design and implementation of complex, highly available and highly scalable solutions along with broad knowledge of various technology architectures and business platforms

  • Experience with information security and the control points needed within a specific domain's architecture, as well as experience in an enterprise wide architectural governance, architecture decisions, exceptions, and standards

  • Experience reviewing and creating architecture design, configuration, and operational documentation to support data center consolidation data center or multi-site data center consolidations

  • Ability to identify risk and issues utilizing architecture drawings, documentation and migration cutover plans

  • Experience with implementation and operation of mission critical applications in large scale environments

  • Understanding and working knowledge of vendor clustering technologies (Microsoft), multi-vendor operating systems/platforms (Microsoft and Red Hat), database technologies (SQL, Oracle, Sybase, DB2), virtualization platform (VMWare) and security standards (HIPPA, PCI, SOX)

  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally up to 50%

About Wolters Kluwer

Wolters Kluwer N.V. (AEX: WKL) is a global leader in information services and solutions for professionals in the health, tax and accounting, risk and compliance, finance and legal sectors. We help our customers make critical decisions every day by providing expert solutions that combine deep domain knowledge with specialized technology and services.

Wolters Kluwer reported 2016 annual revenues of €4.3 billion. The company, headquartered in Alphen aan den Rijn, the Netherlands, serves customers in over 180 countries, maintains operations in over 40 countries and employs 19,000 people worldwide.

Wolters Kluwer shares are listed on Euronext Amsterdam (WKL) and are included in the AEX and Euronext 100 indices.

For more information about our solutions and organization, visit www.wolterskluwer.com, follow us on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and YouTube.


Wolters Kluwer U. S. Corporation and all of its subsidiaries, divisions and customer/business units is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.


For any assistance with your application for this job opening, please call the HR Source at (888) 495-4772 or email HRSource@WoltersKluwer.com. TTY is also available at (888) 495-4771

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