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ITS Architect and Project Coordinator

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About Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank (Crédit Agricole CIB)

Crédit Agricole CIB is the corporate and investment banking arm of Crédit Agricole Group, the 10th largest banking group worldwide in terms of balance sheet size (The Banker, July 2022).
8,600 employees in more than 30 countries across Europe, the Americas, Asia-Pacific, the Middle-East and North Africa, support the Bank's clients, meeting their financial needs throughout the world.
Crédit Agricole CIB offers its large corporate and institutional clients a range of products and services in capital market activities, investment banking, structured finance, commercial banking and international trade.
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Job description

Business type

Types of Jobs - IT, Digital et Data

Job title

ITS Architect and Project Coordinator

Contract type

Permanent Contract

Job summary


• The ITS Technical Coordinator is in charge of providing support to the Chief Technical Officer (CTO) / Head of ITS by:

  • Providing technical expertise on Architecture schemes and decision for the ITS (IT Production Services – Infrastructure) department
  • Manage and provide expertise for key ITS Project deliveries for the Bank

GIT ITS Americas Department Overview

  • ITS stands for Information Technology Production Services
  • IT Production Services is in charge of both Run the Bank (RTB) and Change the Bank (CTB) activities related to all of Americas IT Infrastructure.
  • ITS is in-charge of the design and production of infrastructures, the production of GIT applications, the setup of technical security systems and backup plans.
  • ITS supports users (~1200) and systems of 11 sites throughout the Americas.
  • The technical infrastructure spread across three data centers, two in New Jersey and a smaller footprint in the New York office.

The technologies used encompasses core infrastructures (Systems, Storage, Database, Network, and Security), end user services (Citrix, VDI, and communication services), Monitoring Tools and applications and associated infrastructure (middleware platforms such as Control-M, MQ, CFT, Connect-Direct).

Key Responsibilities

·      Architecture related activities:

  • Be knowledgeable of the Bank Infrastructure layers (with a focus on network but not only) 
  • Design architecture schemes for ITS projects for US and Americas region
  • Review architecture design provided by our Head Office
  • Be a SPOC (Single point of Contact) for Americas for Head office to ITS topics.
  • Continuous improvement for ITS setup within Americas
  • To answer to Audit questions internal and external including regulators
  • Partner and coordinate with ISS department on ITS solutions


·      Project management related activities: acting as Project Manager / PMO on ITS projects:

  • This includes, when applicable, change management activities (including roles and responsibilities, creation of service level agreements, review of current processes, definition of target processes and organization…); project scoping, planning and monitoring; define risk analysis on the different IT activities involved in the IT projects; organization of training as well as User Acceptance Testing.
  • Define, communicate & support standards across local Global IT division in line with System Product Life Cycle and Global GIT project management methodology.
  • Ensure adherence to the System Project Life Cycle (SPLC) and produces or assists in the production of key deliverables defined by the SPLC.
  • Implements and develops improvements based on LEAN-CA-CIB best practices
  • Organize working, project and steering committees.
  • Ensure that all system implementations meet US regulatory standards (inclusive of cybersecurity requirements) and done in accordance with the Bank’s policies and procedures.
  • Collaborate with NY Internal Auditors in their pre-implementation review.


Supplementary Information

·       Assist and provide expertise to CTO for any strategic or key requests



Salary Range: $150k - $190k

Position location

Geographical area

America, United States Of America



Candidate criteria

Minimal education level

Bachelor Degree / BSc Degree or equivalent

Academic qualification / Speciality

- Bachelor's degree required

- Engineering graduate preferred

Level of minimal experience

11 years and more


  • Minimum 10-12 years of experience in managing Network/Security or Infrastructure environment with about 3-5 years of experience in financial institutes. 
  • Infrastructure experience (Build, Run)
  • Experience with project management on IT Infrastructure projects

Required skills

  • Technical expertise on architecture layouts for network
  • Soft skills:

    o    Strong written and verbal communication skills

    o    Good organizational skills with attention to detail

    o    Multi-tasking

    o    Ability to analyze and summarize information

          o    Ability to work autonomously

          o    Comfortable in working with multiple teams across locations with excellent inter-personal skills

          o    Organization, delegation, ability to provide technical guidance  

          o    Budgeting