Fifth Third Bank Lead Technology Architect in Denver, Colorado


Fifth Third Bank is one of the top-performing banks in the country, with a heritage that spans more than 150 years. We've staked our claim on looking at things differently to making banking a Fifth Third Better. This applies to our relationships with customers and employees alike.

We employ about 18,000 people, and what we offer is:

# A chance for employees to build their future, with supportive career development and financial wellness programs.

# An environment where we win together. We celebrate achievement and work collaboratively. We're also a three-time Gallup Great Workplace honoree.

# An invitation to impact lives in a positive and lasting way. Everything we do is geared toward improving lives. That's fun and exciting.

It comes down to the fact that Fifth Third is a warm and caring place to with which to grow # as a customer or as a team member.

Information Technology's vision is to be recognized as an industry-leading services company by efficiently delivering solutions and services our customers can rely on. We strive to create a business-focused team that drives significant value for the Company while building customer-centric service delivery models through the integration of technologies, data, and processes. Our customers' trust is earned through the effective delivery of resilient, secure products and services while balancing business needs with industry and regulatory requirements.

Fifth Third Information Technology is comprised of several areas including: Commercial IT, Consumer IT, Payments IT, Infrastructure IT, Enterprise and Corporate Applications as well as IT Security and Risk.

GENERAL FUNCTION: Makes decisions on complex architecture issues. Coordinates with users to determine requirements and design systems to fit their needs. Ensures system improvements are successfully implemented and monitored to increase efficiency. Establishes and communicates common goals for team members. Acts as resource for less experienced staff.

The position is on the Technical/Professional ladder at level 4 in the Technology Architecture discipline.

Responsible and accountable for risk by openly exchanging ideas and opinions, elevating concerns, and personally following policies and procedures as defined. Accountable for always doing the right thing for customers and colleagues, and ensures that actions and behaviors drive a positive customer experience. While operating within the Bank#s risk appetite, achieves results by consistently identifying, assessing, managing, monitoring, and reporting risks of all types.


  1. Plays a key role as the technical architect for projects. Responsible for detailed technical architecture and design for complex projects.

  2. Functions as a technical expert for a major business line in the design, development, modification and debugging of programs, job streams, network diagrams, hardware plans and related activities. Ensures that projects follow the prescribed development life cycle and meet quality standards.

  3. Acts as a technical expert addressing problems relating to systems integration, compatibility, and multiple platform integration.

  4. Keeps current with trends and technological innovations in the banking and IT industry, and makes appropriate development recommendations.

  5. Interacts and consults with appropriate business analysts to understand application requirements and defines architectural components to meet those requirements.

  6. Develops architectural plans supportive of the business objectives of the application area.

  7. Documents architecture appropriately and consistently within the defined architectural process.

  8. Other duties as required.




Undergraduate degree or Masters with 5 or more years of experience.

Experience in designing web front-end applications, mobile applications, server side applications to support mobile and web front-end apps.

2 years of development experience using key technologies which include Java, Ruby on Rails, Angular and iOS/Android native app development.

Fifth Third Bank is proud to have an engaged and inclusive culture and to promote and ensure equal employment opportunity in all employment decisions regardless of race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military status, veteran status or any other legally protected status.