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Infrastructure Architect

New York, NY

Join the Mizuho team as an Infrastructure Architect!

Job Description:

Mizuho Americas Services is seeking a highly skilled and experienced Infrastructure Architect to join our team. In this role, you will be responsible for collaborating closely with various infrastructure services teams, including the Cloud Team, Automation Team, OS Engineering Teams, Networking Team, and Operations Team. Additionally, you will establish and maintain a strong partnership with our Corporate Real Estate teams to align infrastructure architecture strategies with facility planning and management efforts.

Objective: The Infrastructure Architect plays a pivotal role in shaping the infrastructure that supports the organization's technological framework. They are responsible for ensuring that the infrastructure is not only efficient and reliable but also capable of adapting to changing business requirements and technological advancements.

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Key Responsibilities:

Relationship Building and Communication:
  • Coordinate meetings and discussions, as needed, between Infrastructure IT and Front Office IT teams to maintain open lines of communication.
  • Address concerns, issues, and opportunities raised by teams and act as a mediator to ensure effective collaboration.
Project Alignment and Prioritization:
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to review projects and provide weekly summary of projects spearheaded by each vertical.
  • Ensure teams are on the same page regarding project objectives, milestones, and deliverables.
Process Improvement Initiatives:
  • Identify opportunities for process improvement for ticket/incident management.
  • Work with teams to implement changes that enhance efficiency and effectiveness.
Technology Upgrades/Enhancements and Deployment Support:
  • Act as a liaison between Infrastructure IT and Front Office IT during technology upgrades/enhancements, migrations, and deployments.
Reporting and Metrics Tracking:
  • Track and report on key performance indicators and metrics related to integration efforts.
  • Provide regular updates to management on progress, challenges, and outcomes.
  • Create a matrix of routine services with an expected SLA for each.
Stakeholder Engagement:
  • Engage with senior management and other stakeholders to provide updates, gather feedback, and ensure alignment of integration efforts with broader organizational objectives.

Overall Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including the Cloud Team, Automation Team, OS Engineering Teams, Networking Team, Operations Team, and Corporate Real Estate teams, to define and implement infrastructure strategies and solutions.
  • Assess and analyze business requirements, translating them into scalable and efficient infrastructure designs.
  • Develop infrastructure architecture blueprints, roadmaps, and technical documentation.
  • Oversee the implementation and integration of infrastructure components, ensuring alignment with industry best practices and security standards.
  • Evaluate and recommend infrastructure technologies, tools, and platforms to enhance operational efficiency, performance, and reliability.
  • Conduct periodic assessments and audits of existing infrastructure, identifying areas for improvement, and implementing appropriate remediation plans.
  • Provide technical leadership in troubleshooting complex infrastructure issues and incidents, collaborating with relevant teams to ensure timely resolution.
  • Establish and maintain a strong partnership with Corporate Real Estate teams to align infrastructure architecture strategies with facility planning and management.
  • Stay updated with the latest industry trends and emerging technologies, incorporating them into the infrastructure architecture strategy.

  • Bachelor's degree Infrastructure IT, or a related field
  • Proven experience (8+ years) working as an Infrastructure Architect in the finance industry, with a focus on designing and implementing infrastructure solutions.
  • Strong understanding of finance industry regulations, compliance standards, and security frameworks
  • Extensive knowledge of cloud infrastructure, automation tools, operating systems, networking protocols, and IT operations
  • Proficient in infrastructure architecture frameworks and design principles
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical thinking capabilities, with a keen attention to detail.
  • Strong communication skills to effectively collaborate with cross-functional teams, stakeholders, and Corporate Real Estate teams.
  • Industry certifications are highly desirable.
Location: New York/New Jersey

The expected base salary ranges from $101k-$155k. Salary offers are based on a wide range of factors including relevant skills, training, experience, education, and, where applicable, certifications and licenses obtained. Market and organizational factors are also considered. In addition to salary and a generous employee benefits package, successful candidates are eligible to receive a discretionary bonus.

Other requirements

Mizuho has in place a hybrid working program, with varying opportunities for remote work depending on the nature of the role, needs of your department, as well as local laws and regulatory obligations.

Company Overview

Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. is the 15th largest bank in the world as measured by total assets of ~$2 trillion. Mizuho's 60,000 employees worldwide offer comprehensive financial services to clients in 35 countries and 800 offices throughout the Americas, EMEA and Asia. Mizuho Americas is a leading provider of corporate and investment banking services to clients in the US, Canada, and Latin America. Through its acquisition of Greenhill, Mizuho provides M&A, restructuring and private capital advisory capabilities across Americas, Europe and Asia. Mizuho Americas employs approximately 3,500 professionals, and its capabilities span corporate and investment banking, capital markets, equity and fixed income sales & trading, derivatives, FX, custody and research. Visit .

Mizuho Americas offers a competitive total rewards package.

We are an EEO/AA Employer -M/F/Disability/Veteran.

We participate in the E-Verify program.

We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.


Client-provided location(s): New York, NY, USA
Job ID: Mizuho-R5186
Employment Type: Full Time